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Canadian rockers Marianas Trench stop at Caesars Windsor on their “Last Crusade” tour With Very Special Guest Shawn Hook

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For immediate release: August 31, 2016

Windsor, ON – Multi-Platinum selling progressive pop band Marianas Trench brings their headlining tour to The Colosseum stage for an ALL AGES show on Thursday November 17 at 8pm.

The 15-date tour will showcase new material from their latest released fourth studio album Astoria (604 Records/Sony) which echoes one part 1980’s fantasy adventure film and one part classic Marianas Trench. It honours classic coming of age stories, and reflects on frontman Josh Ramsay’s own personal journey that took him from the highest high to the darkest point in his life and career. "This album is about completely falling to pieces, and picking yourself back up again," Josh explains. "We took the hardest two years of my life and made it into something beautiful, and our best work to date."

Excited to be returning home to Canada, the Vancouver-based four-piece announces, "Grab your treasure map and your compass cuz we're going on an adventure! We can't wait for our coast to coast quest for the holy grail of rock…and all of Canada is invited!"

Over the last decade, Marianas Trench constantly raised the bar for quality music, which translated into their explosive live shows. They have built their name on relentless touring in Canada and globally, headlining tours in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, and soon in Europe for the first time in September-October 2016.

Since their 2006 debut, Fix Me, Marianas Trench have had two Certified Platinum-selling records (Masterpiece Theatre, Ever After), chart topping hits including “Fallout,” ”‘Haven’t Had Enough,” and “Stutter,” garnered multiple SOCAN and MMVA Awards, number 1 videos on MuchMusic, and JUNO nominations, and won the 2013 JUNO Award for Group of the Year. Ramsay also received a Grammy nomination in 2013 for co-writing and producing Carly Rae Jepsen's breakthrough smash "Call Me Maybe."

Joining the band on tour is Canadian singer/songwriter, Shawn Hook, who is born and raised in British Columbia. Shawn’s musical journey has proven that he is an emotive and soulful singer. His live performances are equally as impressive, showcasing his remarkable depth and vocal range.  Recently, he performed with Hailee Steinfeld at the 2016 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards.  His sophomore album, Analog Love was released on June 2015 via Universal Music Canada. On the heels of the release, Shawn celebrated “Sound Of Your Heart” a standout track on the record, being certified Platinum in Canada. 

Tickets start at $20 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Friday, September 9.

 

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 September 3 and be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for Marianas Trench! To learn more, visit the Total Rewards® Centre for all the details.

Upcoming shows:  Paul Anka (Aug 21), Chubby Checker (Aug 25), Russell Peters (Aug 26), Willie Nelson & Family wsg Aaron Lewis (Sept 8), Air Supply (Sept 16), Tom Jones (Sept 17), Gabriel Iglesias (Sept 25), Tears for Fears (Sept 30), Alice Cooper (Oct 2), Engelbert Humperdinck (Oct 7), Howie Mandal (Oct 21), Billy Ocean (Oct 30), Larry the Cable Guy (Nov 5), Martin Lawrence (Nov 10) and Styx (Nov 13).

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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