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Do the ‘Twist’ With Chubby Checker & The Wildcats at Caesars Windsor August 25

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For immediate release: May 25, 2016

Windsor, ON – The King of Twist Chubby Checker and his band The Wildcats will have everyone on their feet at The Colosseum for two shows on Thursday, August 25 at 3pm & 8pm.

A legend from rock's golden age Checker has been a rock and roll icon for over five decades, with a Grammy award-winning song “Lets Twist Again” and Billboard chart toppers like “Pony Time” and “Limbo Rock”.

Chubby Checker started his music career 1959, with his powerful voice and unique dance moves. His hit song “The Twist”, sparked the first worldwide dance craze and skyrocketed him to success, selling 250 million records worldwide and crowning him as the only artist to have a song hit the charts at #1 twice.  “The Twist” remains one of the most universally recognized rock and roll songs ever created and was named the greatest hit of all time by Billboard magazine.

Over 50 years later, Checker is still creating and evolving his music for an entirely new generation of fans. As one of the great living legends of American popular music, he regularly performs songs both old and new, with an appeal that transcends generations.

 

Tickets start at $10 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Friday June 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.

Beat the Box Office! Total Rewards® members receive exclusive ticket presale benefits! Show your Total Rewards® card and photo ID at the Box Office on May 29 and be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for Chubby Checker! To learn more, visit the Total Rewards® Centre for all the details.

Upcoming shows:  The Killers (June 2), The Monkees (June 4), Eric Burdon & The Animals with Edgar Winter Band (June 11), Martina McBride (June 17), Gavin DeGraw (June 19), Olivia Newton-John (July 21), Maks & Val (July 22), Kesha (July 28), Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles (July 29), Dolly Parton (Aug. 4), Jeff Dunham (Aug. 5) 2nd Show Added, Toby Keith (Aug. 6), Russell Peters (Aug. 26), Willie Nelson & Family wsg Aaron Lewis (Sept. 8) and Alice Cooper (Oct. 2).

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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1.800.991.7777 ext. 22596

stomkins@caesarswindsor.com

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