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George Lopez Live at Fallsview Casino

Oct. 9, 2012

Fallsview Casino Resort has announced that comedian George Lopez will be among its January 2013 lineup. The Grammy nominated Lopez will bring his unique style and humor to the Avalon stage for two nights on Jan. 9-10.

Lopez's career encompasses television, film and stand-up comedy. After co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. television's groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC, he hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS. Lopez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been recognized as one of "The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America" and one of "The Top Ten Favourite Television Personalities" by Time magazine and the Harris Pole respectively. He has co-hosted the Emmy Awards and twice hosted the Latin Grammys.

Joining George Lopez in kicking-off the 2013 concert season will be the international hit production Spirit of the Dance. Winner of nine Global awards, including best choreography and best international production, this foot-stomping show returns to the Avalon stage showcasing the skill and precision of world champion Irish dancers.

Leading off the 2013 international concert series, Taiwan-based pop vocalist and classically-trained pianist Valen Hsu makes her debut at Fallsview Casino. Hsu will take the stage for two nights engaging fans with a selection of hits from her latest album.

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

En Vogue Friday, January 4 Saturday, January 5 Showtime: 9:00pm Tickets Start at $25

90's female super group, En Vogue, takes to the stage with such hits as: "Hold On", "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)", and "Free Your Mind". With multi-platinum records sales and a career that has spanned almost two decades, En Vogue has set the standard for Pop-infused R&B records and has become one of the most successful female vocal acts of all time.

Valen Hsu Sunday, January 6 Showtime: 7:00pm Monday, January 7 Showtime: 8:30pm Tickets start at $88

Taiwan-based pop vocalist and classically-trained pianist Valen Hsu takes the stage at Fallsview Casino to perform her hits including those from her latest album "When the Night Falls...Do You Hear (Me)?"

George Lopez Wednesday, January 9 Thursday, January 10 Showtime 8:30pm Tickets start at $75

Actor, comedian and talk show host George Lopez brings his unique style and humour to the stage at Fallsview Casino Resort.

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone Friday, January 11 Saturday, January 12 Showtime: 9:00pm Tickets start at $25

As part of the British Invasion of the 60s, Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone has sold over 50 million albums. They will take the stage at Fallsview with hits such as: "I'm Henry the VIII, I Am", "I'm into Something Good", "Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter" and "There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World)".

Spirit of the Dance January 16-27 (excluding January 22) Jan 16, 20, 21, 23 - Showtime: 3:00pm Jan 17 & 24 - Showtime: 8:30pm Jan 18 & 25 - Showtime: 9:00pm Jan 19 & 26 - Showtime: 3:00pm & 9:00pm Jan 27 - Showtime: 3:00pm & 7:00pm Tickets start at $25

Irish in Origin and bursting with raw energy, "Spirit of the Dance" is a foot-stomping international production featuring a spectacular blend of traditional culture that has thrilled audiences all over the world.

Songwriter's Series Saturday, January 26 Showtime: 8:30pm All tickets are $20

Join us for an intimate evening of shared stories, laughs and unforgettable music as Bob DiPiero and Tim Nichols bring some of Nashville's hit-making songwriters together on stage in the Grand Hall at Fallsview Casino Resort. Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Josh Leo and Marv Green are featured this month.

Tickets to the January 2013 shows are available starting at noon on Friday, October 12, 2012 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 features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and over 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: Copyright PRNewswire 2012


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