Macy Gray headlines Grammy-studded lineup at Fallsview

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - R&B sensation Macy Gray will lead an all-star lineup for Fallsview Casino's August entertainment, which will have other music heavyweights, including country artist Vince Gill, singer-songwriter Michael McDonald and the legendary rock band Toto, taking centre stage at the Avalon theatre.

Famed for her signature vocal sound, Macy Gray opens at Fallsview with a collection of global hits including the classic single "I Try", which earned Gray a Grammy for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" and kick-started a musical career that has sold over 15 million albums worldwide and garnered numerous accolades.

The star power continues with country music legend Vince Gill as he performs his signature tunes live at Fallsview for one night only. Gill has sold more than 26 million albums and earned 20 Grammys and 18 Country Music Awards, netting him a spot in the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame.

Multi-Grammy winners, Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers) & Toto, unite for two impressive shows not to be missed, packed with hit after chart-topping hit like "What a Fool Believes" and "Rosanna".

The complete August 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:

Macy Gray
August 1: Showtime 8:30PM
August 2: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $25

Known for her distinctive vocals, Grammy award-winning Macy Gray has experienced over a decade of R&B stardom with the release of six studio albums and several international hits including "I Try", "Sweet Baby", "Do Something", "Real Love" and "Request Line".

Vince Gill
August 8: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $35

Starting out as a bluegrass singer and multi-instrumentalist, Vince Gill has won an astounding 20 Grammy awards and 18 CMAs attributing to his great success as a contemporary country artist. Gill brings his chart-topping singles to Fallsview such as: "One More Last Chance", "Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away", "I Still Believe In You", "Never Knew Lonely" and "Go Rest High On That Mountain".

With Special Guest PETE CORREALE
August 9 &10: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $35

Fallsview presents a blockbuster trio of comedy featuring Billy Gardell from CBS hit television series Mike and Molly, Newfoundland's own famed stand-up Shaun Majumder and Comedy Central headliner Pete Correale.

Cruisin' Classics
A Night at the Diner
August 15 - 22 (excluding August 20)

August 15, 19, 21 & 22: Showtime 3:00PM & 8:30PM
August 16: Showtime 9:00PM
August 17: Showtime 3:00PM & 9:00PM
August 18: Showtime 3:00PM
Tickets start at $15

Relive the 50's style of music with Cruisin' Classics' jukebox jives, retro roadside diner stage and an extraordinary cast of swinging performers celebrating your 50's favourites.

Michael McDonald & Toto
August 23 & 24: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $60

Two great shows, one amazing concert. Grammy award-winning entertainer Michael McDonald and Grammy-winning rock band Toto take the stage to perform such hits as: Michael McDonald: "Takin' It to the Streets", "Minute by Minute", "What a Fool Believes" and "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)", Toto: "Hold the Line", "Rosanna", "I Won't Hold You Back" and "Africa".

Songwriter's Night
August 30 & 31: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $20

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Reba, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, and so many more, have all had hits written by five of Nashville's biggest songwriters. Now experience Al Anderson, Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele in an intimate setting as they perform the hits they have written and tell you the stories that inspired each one.

Tickets to the August shows will be available starting at noon on Friday, May 10 at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting and clicking on "Media Centre."

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders. It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

SOURCE: Fallsview Casino

For further information:

Jennifer Murphy
Communications Specialist
Fallsview Casino Resort
T: 905-371-7538

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