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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 18, 2014
Media Contact: Tony Astran, APR Publicity Manager Seneca Gaming Corporation Phone: 716-501-2066 E-mail: TAstran@SenecaCasinos.com
THREE ADDITIONAL ACTS ADDED TO MAY ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP AT SENECA CASINOS NIAGARA FALLS and SALAMANCA, N.Y. – Seneca Casinos announces even more superstar performances this May on top of an already impressive lineup. Joining the schedule is Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band at Seneca Allegany Events Center in Salamanca as well as Spirit of the West and a double-billing of Glass Tiger & Platinum Blonde at the Bear’s Den Showroom in Niagara Falls. Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd comes to Seneca Allegany Events Center during Memorial Day weekend for a 7 p.m. show billed as Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band on Sunday, May 25. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Mar. 26 at noon and start at $25. All of Shepherd’s albums have reached No. 1 on the Billboard U.S. Blues chart since his 1995 debut, and the 1997 release of “Trouble Is…” holds the record on the chart for the longest-running No. 1 album. He has earned five Grammy Award nominations and received two awards each from the Billboard Music Awards, Blues Music Awards and Orville H. Gibson Awards. In 1997, Guitar World magazine ranked Shepherd No. 3 behind B.B. King and Eric Clapton as popular blues guitarists. One of Canada’s most beloved Celtic rock bands, Spirit of the West, performs inside the intimate 440-seat Bear’s Den Showroom at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Tickets start at $40 and go on sale Friday, Mar. 28 at noon. The Vancouver-based band has a strong fan base in the Niagara Region that will be primed to sing along and dance to the band’s upbeat hits, such as “And If Venice Is Sinking,” “Home for a Rest” and “Political.”