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Traditional Irish band The Chieftains grace The Colosseum stage October 18 With Special Guest Glass Tiger

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For immediate release: Wednesday June 26, 2019

Windsor, ON – Performing for over 50 years, six-time Grammy award winners, The Chieftains and Friends: The Irish Goodbye with Special Guests Glass Tiger, are scheduled to perform at Caesars Windsor on Friday, October 18 at 8pm.

The Chieftains, known as cultural ambassadors, are highly recognized for reinventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and International scale. Achieving great success in Ireland and the United Kingdom in the 1970’s, their transition to mainstream music in the US came after receiving acclaim for working on the Academy Award-winning soundtrack to Stanley Kubrick's 1975 film Barry Lyndon. Joining The Chieftains as a special guest - the Grammy nominated, JUNO Award winning group Glass Tiger. Glass Tiger is best known for their 80s hit singles “Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)”, “Someday”, “Animal Heart” and “Diamond Son”, along with “My Song”, a collaboration by Glass Tiger and The Chieftains.

The Chieftains have collaborated with many well-known musicians and singers over the years including Luciano Pavarotti, the Rolling Stones, Madonna, Sinéad O'Connor and Roger Daltrey. In celebration of their 50th Anniversary in 2012, they were awarded the inaugural National Concert Hall Lifetime Achievement Award – “in recognition of their tremendous contribution to the music industry worldwide and the promotion of the best of Irish culture.”

Don’t miss your chance to see The Chieftains live! Tickets start at $28 Canadian and go on sale at noon on Friday, July 5 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 online at Noon EST on Sunday, June 30 to be the FIRST to buy tickets before the public for The Chieftains! To learn more, visit the Caesars Rewards Centre for all the details.

Upcoming shows: Jason Mraz (July 3), The Killers – ALL AGES (July 9), Howie Mandel (July 21), 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 Shliesinger (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 wsg Glass Tiger (Oct 18), Daughtry (Oct 24), 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 seven 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 17 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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1.800.991.7777 ext. 22896

stomkins@caesarswindsor.com      

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