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June welcomes music icons Blue Rodeo and John Kay & Steppenwolf to the Colosseum Stage

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For immediate release: March 25, 2015

Windsor, ON – This summer, Caesars Windsor features a spectacular music lineup from country to legendary rock and roll.      

One of Canada’s most successful and well known contemporary bands for over three decades, Blue Rodeo will perform on the Colosseum stage for the first time at 9 pm on Saturday, June 6 at Caesars Windsor. With a distinctly Canadian sound with influences from blues, country and rock, the band has released 12 full-length studio albums and sold over three million copies, earning Platinum status plus multiple Juno and Canadian music awards. Original members Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor and Bazil Donovan head the now seven piece band and continue to tour extensively, performing their greatest hits including “Try”, “Hasn’t Hit Me Yet,” “Diamond Mine,” “Til I am Myself Again” and more. Tickets start at $20 Canadian.

One of music’s most enduring and respected classic rock bands John Kay & Steppenwolf, with special guest, Foghat, play the Colosseum stage for the first time at 9 pm on Saturday, June 13. Emerging during the 70s when some of the biggest musical legends were born, Steppenwolf lead the pack with indelible rock anthems that continue to resonate in today’s modern pop culture including “Born to Be Wild,” “Magic Carpet Ride,” “Rock Me” and “Monster”.  Frontman, original lead singer and primary songwriter, John Kay has been the band’s driving force for five decades. Their punchy style helped to establish the fundamentals of ‘heavy metal’ and ‘hard rock’ and have reached worldwide record sales that have exceeded 25 million.

Opening for Steppenwolf is special guest Foghat, a 70s British rock band whose “boogie” blues-rock style dominated by electric guitar earned fans around the globe and gold and platinum records with hits “Slow Ride,” “I Just Want to Make Love To You,” “Third Time Lucky” and “Maybelline”.  Tickets start at $30 Canadian.  

Tickets for both shows go on sale at noon on Friday, April 3. Ticket purchases can be made through caesarswindsor.com, ticketmaster.ca or at the Box Office located in the main casino building on the second floor, open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and on additional show days. Non-show days from noon to 8 pm and on show days open until midnight. Guests must be 19 years of age or older to attend concerts and to enter the casino and all other outlets. Prices listed do not include applicable taxes and fees.

 

Upcoming shows: Lynyrd Skynyrd (Mar 28), Thompson Square (Apr 4), Wanda Sykes (Apr 16), Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt (April 24), The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute – ALL AGES (Apr 26), Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (May 8), Penn & Teller (May 15), Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience (Led Zeppelin l & ll – May 22) (Led Zeppelin lll & lV – May 23), Diana Krall (May 30), Weird Al Yankovic (June 26) and The Tragically Hip (July 3).

Chill to the talents of live & local acoustic acts at ELYX playing classic and Top 40 favourites. Open Friday and Saturday nights from 9 pm – 1 am.  For more information visit caesarswindsor.com.

About Caesars Windsor Caesars Windsor is the largest casino resort in Canada and the first of its kind outside of the U.S. to be branded with this legendary, world-renowned name. Proud recipient of the CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel award for 15 consecutive years, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and is 4-Green Key certified from the world recognized Green Key Eco-Rating program for its outstanding environmental efforts. Winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Overall Best Gaming Resort” for 14 consecutive years and “Best Overall Entertainment” by Casino Player Magazine. Since 2011, the Colosseum has been ranked #1 Theatre Venue in Canada by Pollstar®.   

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