NIAGARA FALLS, ON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - She has carved herself a permanent position at the top of the jazz charts, and soon Canadian jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall will be coming to Fallsview Casino to kick off October's live concerts with a two-night engagement.
As one of the best-selling artists of her time, Krall has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. Most recently in October 2012, she released her 11th studio album, Glad Rag Doll, which she describes as "a song and dance record", featuring tunes primarily from the 1920s and early '30s and produced by renowned T Bone Burnett. With multiple Grammy and Juno awards to her credit, among other notable recognitions, Krall is sure to thrill audiences with fan-favourites like "The Look of Love" and "You Go To My Head".
To the delight of fans, The Voca People return to the Avalon to present an out-of-this-world and completely original musical adventure. No instruments and no sound effects, this international hit features over 70 a cappella and beatbox versions of popular songs recorded by music icons like Madonna, Queen and even Mozart.
Closing out Fallsview Casino's October performance lineup is Ricky Nelson Remembered, a live show in celebration of the music and the life of America's original Teen Idol. Featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of Ricky Nelson, the unique multi-media concert showcases the live music of the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's hit songs along with never-before-seen video footage of the iconic family.
The complete October 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:
Diana Krall October 2 & October 3: Showtime 8:30PM Tickets start at $80
Five-time Grammy Award-winner Diana Krall's sultry voice took the jazz world by storm, becoming one of the most recognizable artists of modern jazz. With an ever-evolving songbook of top singles including "Peel Me A Grape", "You Go To My Head", "The Look Of Love", "Narrow Daylight", and "Glad Rag Doll", the Canadian pianist, singer and entertainer showcases a flawless evening of lush music.
Engelbert Humperdinck October 4 & October 5: Showtime 9:00PM Tickets start at $40
Engelbert Humperdinck's extraordinary ballads and distinguished vocals have led to over four decades of brilliant music earning 63 gold and 24 platinum certified records. Experience The King of Romance's top hits including "Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)", "Last Waltz", "Quando, Quando, Quando", "After The Lovin'" and "My Marie".
Leo Ku AMAZING WORLD October 6: Showtime 7:00PM October 7: Showtime 8:30PM Tickets start at $85
With the release of over 35 acclaimed albums, Hong Kong's famed singer, actor and television host Leo Ku performs his top hits at Fallsview.
Air Supply October 11 & October 12: Showtime 9:00PM Tickets start at $35
With several platinum singles and multi-million record sales, Air Supply's compelling live shows have solidified a worldwide fan base. British-Australian soft rock duo Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell perform their 80's hits such as "Lost In Love", "All Out Of Love", "Every Woman In The World", "Even The Nights Are Better" and "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All".
The Voca People October 13 - 21 (excluding October 16)
October 13: Showtime 7:00PM October 14, 15, 17 & 21: Showtime 8:30PM October 18: Showtime 9:00PM October 19: Showtime 3:00PM & 9:00PM October 20: Showtime 3:00PM & 7:00PM Tickets start at $20
Experience a symphony of sounds as The Voca People combine the phenomenal arts of a cappella and modern beatbox without using any instruments, while seamlessly moving between musical genres. Eight extraordinary musician-actors bring a unique framework of comedy, music and theatre alive on stage only at Fallsview.
Ricky Nelson Remembered Featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson October 24 - 30
October 24, 27, 28, 29 & 30: Showtime 3:00PM October 25: Showtime 9:00PM October 26: Showtime 3:00PM & 9:00PM Tickets start at $25
Multi-platinum recording artists Matthew and Gunnar Nelson celebrate the musical career of their father's iconic success with Ricky Nelson Remembered. This captivating performance features Ricky Nelson's industry-changing singles such as "Hello Mary Lou", "Travelin' Man", and "Fools Rush In".
Tickets to the October shows will be available starting at noon on Friday, July 12 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.
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