Popular Songwriters Night returns to Fallsview Casino



    
    Former Men at Work singer Hay to play first Fallsview gig since 2008
    All-Starr Band appearance
    Disco Diva Donna Summer, '60s tribute 'Twist and Shout' also returning in
    August
    

    NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 4 /CNW/ - Nashville songwriting superstars Al
Anderson, Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Jeffrey Steele and Craig Wiseman will
return to Fallsview Casino Resort August 22nd and 23rd with one of the most
popular shows in the resort's history - Songwriters Night.
    Performed 'in-the-round' surrounded by the Avalon Theatre audience, these
award-winning songwriters sing the iconic hits they wrote for country legends
like Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Reba McEntire and Rascal Flatts. Equally
entertaining are the stories behind the songs and the banter between five of
country music's most knowledgeable insiders.
    Former Men at Work front man Colin Hay will perform at Fallsview on
August 28th and 29th. Hay last played the Avalon Theatre last summer as part
of Ringo Starr's 10th All-Starr Band.

    
    The complete August 2009 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort
is as follows:

    Twist and Shout
    Sunday, August 9 - Showtimes: 3pm & 7pm
    Monday, August 10 & Tuesday, August 11 - Showtime: 8:30pm
    Wednesday, August 12 & Thursday, August 13 - Showtimes: 3pm & 8:30pm
    Friday, August 14 - Showtimes: 3pm and 9pm
    Saturday, August 15 - Showtime: 9pm
    Sunday August 16 - Showtime: 3pm
    Doors open one hour before showtime
    Tickets start at $20
    Relive the Sixties with this exciting production show featuring the music
    of The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, The Supremes,
    The Rolling Stones, The Temptations and more.

    Donna Summer
    Thursday, August 20
    Showtime: 8:30pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
    Friday, August 21
    Showtime: 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
    Tickets start at $60
    She defined the pop world in the Seventies. Now the award-winning
    'Queen of Disco' takes the stage to perform hits like
    "Love To Love You Baby," "She Works Hard For The Money," "Bad Girls,"
    "Could It Be Magic" and "Last Dance."

    Songwriters Night
    Saturday, August 22
    Showtime: 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
    Sunday, August 23
    Showtime: 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
    Tickets start at $20
    An incredible number of hit country songs - including some by Tim McGraw,
    Faith Hill, Reba McEntire and Vince Gill among others -have been written
    by five of Nashville's biggest songwriters. Now experience Al Anderson,
    Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Jeffrey Steele and Craig Wiseman live in an
    intimate setting as they perform the hits they have written and tell you
    the stories that inspired each one.

    Colin Hay
    Friday, August 28
    Saturday, August 29
    Showtime: 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
    Tickets start at $25
    Formerly of Men at Work, singer, songwriter and guitarist Colin Hay will
    take the stage with hits like "Down Under," "Who Can It Be Now,"
    "Overkill" and "It's A Mistake."
    

    Tickets to the August 2009 shows at Fallsview Casino Resort will be
available beginning at noon on Friday, May 8, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by
calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca.

    Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists
performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting
www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com and clicking on "Media Centre."

    Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview
Casino Resort is one of the largest and most elegant gaming resort facilities
in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders. In
addition to the intimate, 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, Fallsview features a
casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 142 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury
hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, dozens of dining and shopping
options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.





For further information:

For further information: Greg Medulun, Director of Communications,
Direct: (905) 371-7630, E-Mail: gmedulun@fallsviewcasinoresort.com

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