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Classic Rockers Scorpions going strong on their 50th Anniversary tour wsg. Queensrÿche this September at the Colosseum

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For immediate release: April 15, 2015

Windsor, ON – Are you ready to rock? After 50 years of classic rock hits, the legendary band the Scorpions play the Colosseum stage for their Anniversary world tour on Friday, September 25 at 9 pm. A musical career stretching decades since 1965, the Scorpions have become one of the world’s all time best-selling acts, releasing 25 studio albums and selling over 75 million records worldwide. Now embarking on an ambitious world tour to celebrate their 50th Anniversary, fans everywhere will hear all their favourite chart topping mega-hits including “Rock You Like a Hurricane,” “Wind of Change,” “No One Like You” and more. Hot off their latest studio album release Return to Forever album, audiences will be treated to new contemporary hit singles “We Built This House,” “House of Cards” and “Eye of the Storm.”

Joining the Scorpions are special guests, popular American heavy metal band, Queensrÿche. These progressive rockers have sold over 30 million records worldwide, released 14 studio albums and received three Grammy nominations. Rock out live to their greatest hits including “Eyes of the Stranger,” “Take Hold of the Flame,” “Prophecy” and more. Tickets start at $45 Canadian.

Also in July, top rated comedian from the acclaimed Blue Comedy Tour, Ron “Tater Salad” White, will be making his stand up debut on the Colosseum stage on Friday, July 10 at 9 pm. Best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman, White has earned two Grammy nominations and a Gold Record. Three of his TV specials are amongst the top rated on Comedy Central and his CD/DVD sales have reached over 10 million units. White’s first big break as a comedian came when touring with comedy heavyweights Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy, selling out audiences in over 90 cities. Later in 2003, he would release his first comedy CD Drunk in Public and DVD comedy special They Call Me Tater Salad both of which have now sold over 2.5 million copies and been certified Multi-Platinum. See the insightful and hilarious White as he showcases his razor-sharp wit and blunt humour. Tickets start at $30 Canadian.

Tickets for both shows go on sale at noon on Saturday, April 25.

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: 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), Blue Rodeo (June 6), Craig Ferguson (June 7), Rob Thomas (June 12), John Kay and Steppenwolf (June 13), Tamia (June 19), Weird Al Yankovic (June 26), The Tragically Hip (July 3), Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri (July 18), Heart (July 30) and Culture Club (Aug 7).

Chill to the talents of live & local acoustic acts at ELYX playing classic and Top 40 favourites. Live music on 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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