Trace Adkins, The Machine added to Seneca Casinos' winter lineupby jmaloni
Something for everyone is in store for the remainder of Seneca Casinos' winter entertainment lineup in 2014. Just announced for Seneca Niagara Events Center is longtime talk show host and comedian Joy Behar on Feb. 15 and country superstar Trace Adkins on March 22. Seneca Allegany Events Center announces a value-priced general admission performance by The Machine, a globally touring Pink Floyd tribute act, for President's Day weekend (Feb. 16) as well as country singer-songwriter Travis Tritt on March 8. Three new acts also are booked for the Bear's Den Showroom in Niagara Falls, including Austrian-Italian heartthrob Patrizio Buanne on Valentine's Day.
Behar, best known for her 16 years as a co-host on the ABC daytime talk show "The View," comes to Seneca Niagara Events Center Saturday, Feb. 15, for an evening of in-your-face standup comedy. Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance start at $25 and are on sale now.
Closing out winter entertainment on Saturday, March 22, is country superstar Adkins at Seneca Niagara Events Center. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show start at $45 and go on sale Monday, Dec. 30, at noon. The unmistakable baritone is known for hits such as "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk," "This Ain't No Love Song" and "You're Gonna Miss This." He also has made dozens of appearances on television, most recently winning the 2013 season of NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice." This year, he released two albums: "Love Will...," and Christmas-themed "The King's Gift."
A value-priced $15 general admission show at Seneca Allegany Events Center in Salamanca on President Day's weekend will add to the fun for thousands of people enjoying a ski weekend in nearby Ellicottville. The Machine, a premier Pink Floyd tribute act that has performed for more than 25 years, will take the stage at a special 7 p.m. start time Sunday, Feb. 16. The show includes elaborate stage displays and features a diverse mix of Pink Floyd's extensive 14-album repertoire.
Coming to Seneca Allegany Events Center Saturday, March 8, is country superstar Tritt. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show start at $25 and go on sale Wednesday, Jan. 8. Since his 1990 debut, Tritt has sold more than 25 million albums while winning two Grammy Awards and four Country Music Association Awards. Fifteen of Tritt's songs have reached the Top 10 on the country charts and another five made it all the way to No. 1, including "Help Me Hold On," "Anymore," "Can I Trust You with My Heart," "Foolish Pride" and "Best of Intentions." Tritt released his 11th studio album, "The Calm After...," this past July.
Delivering a performance perfectly suited for Valentine's Day and the intimate 440-seat Bear's Den Showroom at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel is heartthrob crooner Buanne. Born to Italian parents in Austria, he spent his childhood growing up between Vienna and Naples, and speaks fluently in six languages. The baritone's performance in Niagara Falls comes on the same day as the worldwide release of his latest album. Buanne's 8 p.m. show on Friday, Feb. 14, will include a plethora of romantic songs, primarily in Italian and English. Tickets start at $35 and went on sale at noon.
The Fabulous Thunderbirds return to the Bear's Den Showroom Friday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. for the first time since a sold-out July 2012 performance. Tickets start at $35 and go on sale Friday, Jan. 3, at noon. The blues-rock band has toured extensively since forming in 1974 and reached its peak success on the Billboard charts in 1986 behind the hits "Tuff Enuff" and "Wrap It Up." Their 13th studio album, "On the Verge," was released earlier this year.
Booked for a late winter performance on Saturday, March 15, at 8 p.m. in the Bear's Den Showroom is three-time Grammy Award-winning blues singer and guitarist Keb' Mo'. Tickets start at $60 and are on sale now. Keb' Mo' is known for his Delta blues style of music, which incorporates instruments such as the slide guitar, harmonica and banjo. His latest record, "The Reflection," earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Blues Album in 2012.
Tickets for all shows are available at Seneca Casino box offices, www.Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800-745-3000.
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