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Award Winning Comedian Ron James to perform at the Colosseum April 15 on ‘Pedal to the Metal’ Tour

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For immediate release: January 20, 2016

Windsor, ON – Famed Canadian comic Ron James is set to put audiences in stitches on his Pedal to the Metal tour with a stop at The Colosseum on Friday, April 15 at 9 pm.

Hailed by critics from coast to coast, award winning comedian James has consistently sold out theatres across the country with his marathon, kinetically charged performances. With a comedian’s eye for satire and a poet’s ear for language, James cuts a wide swath through contemporary culture with a razor sharp wit and machine-gun delivery, making him a stand-out among stand-up performers.

In addition to his stand-up tours, Ron completed the fifth season of his comedy series The Ron James Show, where he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor. Ron’s one hour comedy specials, The Road Between My Ears, Quest for the West, West Coast Wild, Back Home and Manitoba Bound have garnered nearly one million viewers and huge critical acclaim.  

Prior to his enormous success as a stand-up comedian, James spent nine years with The Second City, performing on Toronto’s prestigious Main Stage for three years. He’s been nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Genie Awards (Something About Love), has won a Gemini Award as part of the writing team for This Hour Has 22 Minutes and has been voted Canadian Comedian of the Year (inaugural Canadian Comedy Awards).

Tickets start at $15 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Saturday, January 30. 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: Dancing with the Stars – All Ages Show (Jan 22), Vance Joy (Jan 25), Tracy Morgan (Feb 6), Aretha Franklin (Feb 13), Bill Engvall (Feb 20), Menopause the Musical (Feb 26 at 9 pm and Feb 27 4 pm & 9 pm), Burton Cummings and Band (Mar 4), David Spade (Mar 11), Johnny Reid (Mar 19), Paul Zerdin (Mar 26), Bill Burr (Apr 1), Foreigner (Apr 7) and Santana (Apr 23).

Show your vocal skills with a night of Karaoke fun featuring popular local host Pat Ryan every Friday from 9 pm – 1 am at ELYX.  Live & local acoustic acts continue on Saturdays from 9 pm – 1 am. ELYX is located just steps from the main gaming floor and is open Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30 pm – 2 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 (COE) for five consecutive years, a member of the COE Hall of Fame 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 seven consecutive years for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Best Hotel” for 15 consecutive years by Casino Player Magazine. Since 2011, the Colosseum has been ranked in the Top 25 in Canada for Theatre Venues in Canada by Pollstar®.

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