Fallsview Casino welcomes new and returning artists

Feb 04, 2013, 10:56 ET from Casino Niagara

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Oh, what a night it will be when Frankie Valli takes the spotlight at Fallsview Casino singing timeless and beloved classics like "Sherry" and "Big Girls Don't Cry" as part of the May entertainment series.

Audiences won't be able to take their eyes off of the legendary Valli, who in his sixth decade of stardom continues to sell out venues worldwide with his distinctive falsetto and memorable hits. Originally rising to fame as the frontman of The Four Seasons, a dynasty of the '60s that scored 71 chart hits and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Valli and his musical legacy continue to win over fans of every generation.

"May's lineup is an exciting mix of returning favourites and big-name debuts at Fallsview," said Greg Medulun, Director of Communications with Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara. "As usual, our program of entertainment offers something for everyone, from comedy and production shows to international concerts and acclaimed music icons."

The complete May 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:

Don Rickles
May 2: Showtime 8:30PM
May 3: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $40

Sought-after comedian of late night, America's funnyman, Don Rickles delivers his signature spontaneous humour at Fallsview. As a guest on The Tonight Show, David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel, Rickles became the talk of show business with his celebrity roast specials, presidential performances, and movie roles most notably in Kelly's Heroes, Casino, and as the voice of Mr. Potato Head in the award-winning Toy Story film series.

Sanremo VI Edition
May 4: Showtime 9PM
May 5: Showtime 7PM
Tickets start at $80

Celebrate the diverse array of Italian regional styles and spirited instruments of the Sanremo Music Festival as Paola Rota & The Bagutti Band host acclaimed musicians Memo Remigi, Aleandro Baldi, Alexia, Tony Dallara and Mimmo Foresta.

Gordon Lightfoot
May 9: Showtime 8:30PM
Tickets start at $30

As one of the most notable singer-songwriters to ever come out of Canada, Gordon Lightfoot has garnered international success for his monumental folk pop-rock hits such as: "Sundown", "If You Could Read My Mind", "Rainy Day People" and "Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald".

Frankie Valli
May 10: Showtime 9PM
May 11: Showtime 9PM
Tickets start at $75

With over 71 chart-topping singles, the hallmark voice of 60's music, Frankie Valli performs his legendary hits such as: "Sherry", "Walk Like A Man", "Can't Take My Eyes Off You", "December 1963 (Oh, what A Night)" and "Big Girls Don't Cry".

Le Grand Cirque
May 16 - 30 (excluding May 21 & 28)

May 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29 & 30: Showtime 3PM & 8:30PM
May 17 & 24: Showtime 9PM
May 18 & 25: Showtime 3PM & 9PM
May 19 & 26: Showtime 3PM & 7PM
Tickets start at $20

Discover the magic and imagination in a spell-bounding performance of impossible feats of strength and agility with Le Grand Cirque. Over 50 international aerial contortionists, trapeze artists and contemporary dancers soar through audiences and leap on stage, live at Fallsview Casino Resort.

May 25: Showtime: 8:30PM
All tickets are $20

With a string of chart-topping singles, multi-award winning JD Souther, Kim Carnes and Bob DiPiero share the creative journey behind their lyrics that have inspired legendary performances for some of music's biggest stars including Jimmy Buffet, the Eagles, Joe Cocker, Tim McGraw, Don Henley, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Kenny Rogers.

Tickets to the May shows will be available starting at noon on Friday, February 8 at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca. Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com and clicking on "Media Centre."

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders.  It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

SOURCE Casino Niagara