Fallsview Casino Resort

Fallsview Casino Resort

March 10, 2008 16:51 ET

Ringo Starr and His 10th All-Starr Band to Launch North American Tour at Fallsview Casino Resort in June

Other June headliners include Grand Funk Railroad, Tony Orlando and Sinbad

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - Fallsview Casino Resort confirmed today that former Beatle and pop-culture icon Ringo Starr will launch the North American tour of his 10th All-Starr Band with a pair of shows at Fallsview in June.

Starr and the other members of the All-Starr Band - including innovative rock, jazz, blues and pop star Edgar Winter, hard-driving rocker Billy Squier, keyboard and synthesizer pioneer Gary Wright, acclaimed Australian singer, songwriter and former Men at Work frontman Colin Hay, accomplished guitarist, bassist, vocalist and former Average White Band member Hamish Stuart and legendary drummer Gregg Bissonette - will spend approximately two weeks at Fallsview preparing for the tour prior to their shows on June 19 and 20.

The All-Starr Band experience is unique in the music world, with each member performing the hits that made him famous while the other members of the band play their respective instruments and sing back-up vocals.

Other highlights of Fallsview's June concert line-up include performances by legendary rockers Grand Funk Railroad, charismatic crooner Tony Orlando, funnyman Sinbad and international stars Frances Yip and Elisa Chan.

The June 2008 show schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:

Frances Yip & Elisa Chan
Sunday, June 1
Showtime 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Monday, June 2
Showtime 8:30pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
Tickets start at $88
International stars Frances Yip and Elisa Chan, accompanied by the China
National Chinese Orchestra and Full Band & Chorus, take the stage to
perform your favourite hits such as "Shanghai Beach" and "I Write The
Songs" by Frances Yip and "Du Cuo Ga Fair Sut (Yellow Lilly)," "Xing
Ye Xing Ceng" and "Gum Mun Yee" by Elisa Chan.

Tony Orlando
Friday, June 6
Saturday, June 7
Showtime: 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
Tickets start at $30
The legendary Tony Orlando performs your favourites, including "Tie a
Yellow Ribbon 'Round the Ole Oak Tree," "Candida," "Knock Three Times,"
"Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose" and "He Don't Love You
(Like I Love You)."

Friday, June 13
Saturday, June 14
Showtime 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
Tickets start at $25
On Comedy Central's list of the greatest stand-up comedians of all time,
Sinbad takes the stage with his unique humor for a night of comedy and

Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band
Thursday, June 19
Showtime 8:30pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
Friday, June 20
Showtime 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
Tickets start at $80
Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band kick off their North American tour live
at Fallsview Casino Resort. Enjoy a night of timeless hits as Ringo Starr
takes the stage with Billy Squier, Edgar Winter, Gary Wright, Colin Hay,
Hamish Stuart and Gregg Bissonette.

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
Thursday, June 26
Showtime: 8:30pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
Tickets start at $30
One of rock's top vocalists, the award-winning Pat Benatar takes the stage
with Neil Giraldo to perform hits like "Heartbreaker," "Hit Me With Your
Best Shot," "I Need A Lover," "Love Is A Battlefield" and "In the Heat of
the Night."

Grand Funk Railroad
Friday, June 27
Saturday, June 28
Showtime: 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)
Tickets start at $25
One of the top-selling rock groups of the 70s perform their numerous hits,
including "Loco-Motion," "Some Kind Of Wonderful" and "We're An American

Tickets to the June 2008 shows will be available beginning at noon on Friday, March 14, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca.

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. In addition to the intimate, 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, Fallsview features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 142 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

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