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The King of Country, Willie Nelson, brings his concert tour to Caesars Windsor!

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For immediate release: May 18, 2016

Windsor, ON – Don't miss an unforgettable evening at The Colosseum as Willie Nelson & Family are joined with special guest Aaron Lewis on Thursday September 8 at 8pm.

An icon in American popular culture and one of the most successful country music singer-songwriters in history, Willie Nelson’s legendary career has spanned over six decades. With 2,500 songs in his nearly 300-album discography and multiple Grammy’s, American Music Awards, and Country Music Awards under his belt, Nelson’s credentials are remarkable. The notorious country artist has sold more than 40 million records in the United States and is well known as an activist for his contributions to social causes. In 2004, his hit “On the Road Again” was ranked among the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time by Rolling Stone. In 1961, he wrote “Crazy,” which became a career-changing song for Patsy Cline. Nelson is also known for the memorable version of “Always On My Mind”.

Willie Nelson played a vital role in post-rock & roll country music due to his unique country sound, bringing together jazz, blues, pop, rock, and folk. With the crossover success of Red Headed Stranger and "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain," Nelson was a genuine star, as recognizable in pop circles as he was to the country audience.

Tickets start at $50 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Saturday, May 28.

 

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 22 and be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for Willie Nelson & Family with special guest Aaron Lewis! To learn more, visit the Total Rewards® Centre for all the details.

Upcoming shows:  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), Dolly Parton (Aug. 4), 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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