Country Singer Billy Ray Cyrus and Rapper Lil Nas X hit The Colosseum stage October 17Book A Room
For immediate release: July 24, 2019
Windsor, ON – Riding the wave of the biggest hit of 2019. “Old Town Road” artists Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X perform on The Colosseum stage Thursday, October 17 at 8pm for an all ages show.
Multi-platinum country artist Billy Ray Cyrus rose to country music fame with the release of his chart-topping single “Achy Breaky Heart”. The song went platinum and garnered Cyrus a Country Music Award for Single of the Year. His record-breaking debut album, Some Gave All, went 9x multi-platinum and sat at the number one spot on the Billboard 200 for 17 consecutive weeks, making it the longest time a debut album has peaked at number one.
Cyrus has released 12 albums and 44 singles, include top hits such as, “Some Gave All”, “Busy Man”, “It Won’t Be the Last”, and “Ready, Set, Don’t Go” recorded with his daughter Miley Cyrus.
Lil Nas X burst onto the country and hip-hop charts with his breakout song of the summer “Old Town Road”. The country rap song became an instant viral hit on the social media app TikTok before becoming the first song to simultaneously chart on both the Billboard hip-hop/rap and country charts. After the song’s initial chart-topping success, Lil Nas X remixed the song with Billy Ray Cyrus. He then made music history when it peaked on the Billboard 100 chart for 16 consecutive weeks, tying the record for the most time spent at #1. The song is on track to break another music record as the longest #1 song in the chart’s six-decade history.
Lil Nas X’s viral fame has led him to be named Time Magazine’s most influential person on the internet. He also recently released his debut EP, 7, which debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart.
Don’t miss your chance to see Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X live! Tickets start at $33 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Friday, August 2 at the Box Office and online.
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! Caesars Rewards members receive exclusive ticket presale benefits! Show your Caesars Rewards card and photo ID at noon EST on Sunday July 28 to buy them at the Box Office OR buy them online at noon EST on Sunday July 28 and be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X! To learn more, visit the Caesars Rewards Centre for all the details.
Upcoming shows: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators (July 26), Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band (Aug 1), Hozier – ALL AGES (Aug 6), Wayne Newton (Aug 15), Martina McBride (Aug 24), Moist & Big Sugar (Sept 5), Iliza Shlesinger (Sept 12), Steve Martin and Martin Short (Sept 27), Dallas Smith and Dean Brody (Oct 4), Australian Pink Floyd (Oct 6), Million Dollar Quartet (Oct 10), The Chieftains & Glass Tiger (Oct 18), Daughtry (Oct 24), Walk Off the Earth (Nov 7), City and Colour (Nov 20), Charlie Brown Christmas – ALL AGES (Nov 23) and We Will Rock You – ALL AGES (Nov 29 & 30).
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 2018 Forbes Best Employer Award; the CAA/AAA Four Diamond hotel award for 18 consecutive years, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence (COE) for ten consecutive years and Hall of Fame member; 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 nine consecutive years for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Best Hotel” for 18 consecutive years by Casino Player Magazine. This year, The Colosseum has been ranked #1 for Theatre Venues in Canada by Pollstar®.
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