The one and only, Dolly Parton will perform this summer at Caesars Windsor!Book A Room
For immediate release: May 11, 2016
Windsor, ON – The summer is filled with country music at The Colosseum! Caesars Windsor is thrilled to welcome the most honoured female country music singer, Dolly Parton to The Colosseum stage on Thursday August 4 at 8pm on her Pure & Simple Tour.
An internationally renowned superstar, the iconic and irrepressible Dolly Parton has contributed countless treasures to the world of entertainment. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections, paid digital downloads and compilation usage during her illustrious career have topped a staggering 100 million records worldwide. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, Dolly Parton has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. Dolly Parton has garnered 7 Grammy Awards, 10 Country Music Association Awards, 5 Academy of Country Music Awards, 3 American Music Awards and is one of only five female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award.
Making her film debut in the 1980 hit comedy “9 to 5”, Dolly earned rave reviews for her performance and an Oscar nomination for writing the title tune, along with her second and third Grammy Awards. Roles in “Steel Magnolias”, “Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, “Rhinestone” and “Straight Talk” followed. Dolly saw a cherished dream become a reality in 1986 with the opening of her own theme park, Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
In 1988, Dolly began the Dollywood Foundation which funds the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library across America and in Canada by giving every preschool child a book each month from the time they are born until the child reaches kindergarten. Currently 60,000,000 books are mailed to children in the US, Canada and throughout the UK.
In 1999, Dolly was inducted as a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. She has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2004; the U.S. Library of Congress presented her with their Living Legend Award for her contribution to the cultural heritage of the United States. In December 2015, more than 13 million tuned into “Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors” and was the most-watched film on broadcast networks since May 2012. To learn more about this American icon, visit DollyPartonEntertainment.com.
Dolly’s Pure & Simple Tour coincides with the summer release of her double-disc album Pure & Simple with Dolly’s Biggest Hits. The collection includes some of Parton’s most popular singles as well as new tracks. Parton’s set list will include the hits her fans love, along with a few new songs from the double-disc album. She will also be playing songs that have not been heard live for decades. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear her perform!
Tickets start at $75 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Sunday, May 22.
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 14 and be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for Dolly Parton! To learn more, visit the Total Rewards® Centre for all the details.
Upcoming shows: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo (May 15), Tim Allen, (May 20), Jeff Dunham (May 21) SOLD OUT, 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), Hannibal Buress (July 8), Tears for Fears (July17), Olivia Newton-John (July 21), Maks & Val (July 22), Kesha (July 28), Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles (July 29), Jeff Dunham (Aug. 5) 2nd Show Added, Toby Keith (Aug. 6) 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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