Creed, Bachman & Turner join Sheryl Crow and Bad Company this summer at
Casino Rama

Announcing the August 2010 Concert Line-up

RAMA, Ontario, May 11 /CNW/ - It's going to be a hit-filled summer at Casino Rama as previously announced artists Sheryl Crow and Bad Company are joined by alternative rockers Creed, and the much anticipated classic rock reunion of Bachman & Turner this August at Casino Rama. Other concert highlights include country superstars Dwight Yoakam & Randy Travis, pop sensation Tears for Fears and a special musical tribute to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

The August 2010 concert line-up includes performances by:

    
    Bad Company (Previously Announced)
    Wednesday, August 4
    SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
    Tickets are $43/$53
    Original members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke reunite to
    perform this super groups many timeless rock anthems which have included:
    "Can't Get Enough", "Feel Like Making Love", "Rock 'N' Roll Fantasy",
    "Shooting Star" & "Bad Company".

    Creed
    "The 20-10 Tour"
    Thursday, August 5
    SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
    Tickets are $45/$55
    This premier alternative rock band hits the Casino Rama stage to perform
    some of their seven consecutive No.1 hits: "With Arms Wide Open",
    "Higher", "My Sacrifice", as well as tracks off their latest album "Full
    Circle".

    Neil Sedaka
    Friday, August 6 & Saturday, August 7
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8PM
    Tickets are $28/$35
    Popular singer, songwriter & pianist returns to perform his many Top 40
    hits including: "Oh! Carol", "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" & "Calendar
    Girl".

    Sheryl Crow (Previously Announced)
    Wednesday, August 11
    SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
    Tickets are $75/$85
    Back by popular demand this award-winning, multi-platinum recording
    artist is best known for chart-topping hits: "All I Wanna Do", "If It
    Makes You Happy", "The First Cut Is the Deepest", "Everyday Is a Winding
    Road" & "Soak Up the Sun".

    The Beach Boys
    Thursday, August 12
    SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
    Friday, August 13
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM
    Tickets are $35/$40
    Original band members Mike Love and Bruce Johnston perform the legendary
    group's greatest hits, such as: "Surfer Girl", "I Get Around", "Surfin'
    U.S.A.", "Good Vibrations" & "Kokomo".

    Tears for Fears
    Saturday, August 14
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM
    Tickets are $30/$40
    This British pop duo rose to fame during the MTV heyday of the '80's by
    performing hits: "Everybody Wants to Rule the World", "Shout", "Head Over
    Heels" & "Woman in Chains".

    Dwight Yoakam
    Thursday, August 19
    SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
    Tickets are $45/$55
    Platinum selling country artist and acclaimed actor returns to the Casino
    Rama stage to perform his many hits which have included: "Guitars,
    Cadillacs", "Honky Tonk Man", "Streets of Bakersfield", "I Sang Dixie" &
    "Crazy Little Thing Called Love".

    Kris Kristofferson
    Friday, August 20 & Saturday, August 21
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM
    Tickets are $35/$45
    Singer, songwriter and actor, his many legendary hits have included: "Me
    and Bobby McGee", "Help Me Make It Through The Night" & "From the Bottle
    to the Bottom", as well as songs made famous by music legends such Janis
    Joplin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Willy Nelson and Johnny Cash.

    Bachman & Turner
    "Forged in Rock Tour"
    Thursday, August 26
    SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
    Tickets start at $45/$55
    One of rock music's most welcome and unexpected reunions hits the Casino
    Rama stage, when the creative engine that drove Bachman-Turner Overdrive,
    Randy Bachman and Fred Turner, rock the house. They are known for rock
    anthems: "Takin' Care of Business", "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet", "Let it
    Ride" & "Roll On Down The Highway".

    Randy Travis
    Friday, August 27
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM
    Tickets start at $45/$55
    Multi-platinum country artist returns to perform his many award-winning
    songs. He is best known for hits: "Three Wooden Crosses", "Forever and
    Ever, Amen", "Look Heart, No Hands" & "Diggin' Up Bones".

    The Music of Michael Jackson: A Pop Symphony
    Saturday, August 28
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM
    Tickets are $30/$35
    Join conductor Brent Havens, the Pop Symphony Orchestra and guest
    vocalists for an evening filled with hit after hit from the legendary 40-
    year musical career of Michael Jackson. Iconic hits performed will
    include: "ABC", "I'll Be There", "Beat It", "Thriller", "The Way You Make
    Me Feel" and many, many more.

    In addition the Casino would like to announce that the following great
country act has been added to the previously announced July 2010 concert
line-up:

    Tanya Tucker
    Saturday, July 17
    SHOWTIME: 9 PM, DOORS OPEN: 8 PM
    Tickets are $30/$35
    A celebrated County sensation since her first hit at 13 years of age, her
    remarkable streak of Top Ten and Top 40 hits include: "What's Your Mama's
    Name", "Would You Lay With Me (In A Field Of Stone)", "I Won't Take Less
    Than Your Love" & "Old Weakness Coming on Strong".
    

Exclusive advanced ticket purchase for Players Passport(TM) Club Members begins Sunday, May 16 at 10 am in-person only at the Casino Rama Box Office and Monday, May 17 at 12 noon in person at the Box Office and online at www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling (416)870-8000. Special code required for Monday's advance purchase period.

Please note a limited number of tickets are available for advanced Players Passport on-sale and a code is required for Ticketmaster purchases. Advanced on-sale ticket limit is 8 per customer per show. Please adhere to published ticket limits. Orders exceeding the ticket limit may be cancelled without notice by TicketMaster at its discretion. This includes duplicate orders having the same billing address or credit card.

Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 18 at 12 noon and will be available in-person at the Casino Rama Box Office, at all TicketMaster locations, by calling (416) 870-8000 and online at www.casinorama.com. Ticket prices do not include applicable taxes or service charges.

As a re-cap the Casino Rama Summer Concert line-up will feature:

    
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    July 2010:
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    Three Dog Night                      Fri. July 2 &
                                         Sat. July 3           $30/$40
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    Counting Crows:                      Fri. July 9           $40/$50
     Traveling Circus & Medicine Show
     featuring Augustana
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    Travis Tritt                         Sat. July 10          $45/$55
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    Vietnamese Summer Fun Festival       Sun. July 11          Comp only
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    John Mellencamp                      Tues. July 13 &
                                         Wed. July 14          $85/$100/$125
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    ROB THOMAS - A Special               Thurs. July 15        $50/$60
     Intimate Performance
     Benefiting The Sidewalk
     Angels Foundation
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    Celtic Woman                         Fri. July 16          $45/$55
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    Tanya Tucker (Just announced)        Sat. July 17          $30/$35
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    Merle Haggard                        Tues. July 20 &
                                         Wed. July 21          $50/$60
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    Lynyrd Skynyrd                       Thurs. July 22        $50/$60
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    Heart                                Fri. July 23          $45/$55
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    Lee Anne Womack                      Sat. July 24          $30/$40
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    Creedence Clearwater Revisited       Fri. July 30 &
                                         Sat. July 31          $35/$45
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    August 2010:
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    (pre-sale May 16/17, on-sale May 18)
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    Bad Company                          Wed. Aug. 4           $43/$53
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    Creed "The 20-10 Tour"               Thurs. Aug. 5th       $45/$55
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    Neil Sedaka                          Fri. Aug. 6 &
                                         Sat. Aug. 7           $28/$35
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    Sheryl Crow                          Wed. Aug. 11          $75/$85
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    The Beach Boys                       Thurs. Aug. 12 &
                                         Fri. Aug. 13          $35/$40
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    Tears for Fears                      Sat. Aug. 14          $30/$40
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    Dwight Yoakam                        Thurs. Aug. 19        $45/$55
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    Kris Kristofferson                   Fri. Aug. 20 &
                                         Sat. Aug. 21          $35/$45
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    Bachman & Turner "Forged in Rock
     Tour"                               Thurs. Aug. 26        $45/$55
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    Randy Travis                         Fri. Aug. 27          $45/$55
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    Music of Michael Jackson: A Pop
     Symphony                            Sat. Aug. 28          $30/$35
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Operating since July 31, 1996, Casino Rama is Ontario's only First Nations commercial casino. The Casino offers a complete entertainment experience with over 2,500 slot machines, more than 110 gaming tables, 10 unique restaurants, a world-class 5,000 seat Entertainment Centre, and a 300-room all-suite, full-service hotel, featuring spa and health club facilities. Casino Rama is operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc.

For media requiring high resolution, colour photos of these artists, please visit the Press Centre section of the Casino Rama web site: https://www.casinorama.com/media-log.html

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For further information: For further information: For media requiring more information, please contact Jenna Hunter, Media Relations Manager, Casino Rama, (705) 329-5179, hunterj@casinorama.com

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