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The Legendary Soul Men, Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi, bring The Blues Brothers to Caesars Windsor

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For immediate release: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Windsor, ON – With their famed sunglasses and swagger, the one and only Blues Brothers, featuring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi, will bring their comedic and musical talent to The Colosseum stage on Saturday, February 22 at 9 pm.

The Blues Brothers started in 1978 with their national television debut on Saturday Night Live with their breakthrough rendition of Sam and Dave’s classic “Soul Man”. It was an overnight sensation that catapulted the duo to the heights of stardom. “Soul Man” sparked a national summer tour, two platinum albums and the landmark feature film, The Blues Brothers.

Now Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi, younger brother of the late John Belushi, carry on the tradition of a high-energy, authentic, rhythm-and-blues show with a South Memphis accent and an East Texas kick. The duo is joined by Belushi’s band, the Sacred Hearts, bringing fans to their feet with such songs as “Messin’ with the Kid”, “Soul Man” and “Sweet Home Chicago”.

Over the course of their career, the Blues Brothers have released over a dozen studio albums and live albums, including high-charting albums like Briefcase Full of Blues (1978), The Blues Brothers: Music from the Soundtrack (1980), Made in America (1980), and Best of the Blues Brothers (1981). Some of their most popular songs include charting singles like "Rubber Biscuit”, "Gimme Some Lovin'", "Who's Making Love" and "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love".

Akyroyd is also known for his roles in Ghostbusters, Trading Places, and Grosse Pointe Blank, while Jim Belushi was most recently seen in the new series of Twin Peaks. Aykroyd and Belushi have full acting careers and assorted business ventures, but still make time to play with the band, keeping its music and those Blues Brothers center stage.

Don’t miss your chance to see The Blues Brothers live! Tickets start at $38 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Saturday November 9 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 at the Box Office OR buy online at Noon on Friday, November 8 to be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for The Blues Brothers! To learn more, visit the Caesars Rewards Centre for all the details.

Upcoming shows: Walk Off the Earth - ALL AGES (Nov 7), Logic – AGES 16+ (Nov 10), City and Colour (Nov 20), A Charlie Brown Christmas – ALL AGES (Nov 23), We Will Rock You – ALL AGES (Nov 29 & 30), Tom Cochrane with Red Rider (Dec 5), Tom Segura (Dec 8), A Magical Cirque Christmas – ALL AGES (Dec 14), The Tenors - ALL AGES (Dec 15), 98 Degrees (Jan 16), Justin Moore (Jan 23), Dancing With The Stars – ALL AGES (Feb 1), The Strumbellas – ALL AGES (Feb 6), Josh Groban (Feb 9) and Sebastian Maniscalco (May 14 & 15).

 

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 20 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 11 years for its gourmet steakhouse, Neros. Voted “Best Hotel” for 19 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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