44 Woodland Rd. Mount Pocono, PA 18344
Mount Airy Casino Resort Announces: 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series featuring
Kellie Pickler, Gretchen Wilson, Blues Traveler, Kansas and Thunder From Down Under
MOUNT POCONO, Pa., May 16, 2013 — Mount Airy Casino Resort is excited to announce that Country Star and American Idol Kellie Pickler will kick off its their 2013 Outdoor Summer Concert Series on Saturday, June 1st, followed by Country artist and Grammy winner Gretchen Wilson on Sunday June 16th. Then you can look forward to rock band Blues Traveler on Friday, June 21st, and progressive rock band Kansas on Sunday, August 11th.
Kellie Pickler rose to fame after competing on the 5th season of American Idol. Her first album, “Small Town Girl” went Gold and featured 3 top 20 Country singles. This album was followed by the self-titled “Kellie Pickler.” To date her most well-known hits are; “Best Days of Your Life,” “I Wonder,” “Red High Heels,” and “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You.”
The June 1st Kellie Pickler concert is scheduled for 8 p.m. under the stars, with gates opening at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $50, $40 and $35. To purchase tickets, call 1-800-745-3000 or visit www.mountairycasino.com.
Grammy award winning country singer Gretchen Wilson will take the stage on Sunday, June 16th. Wilson earned herself a Grammy award in 2004 with the song, “Redneck Woman.” She has released two certified Gold albums titled “Here for the Party (2004)” and “All Jacked Up (2005)”
Tickets for the June 16th Gretchen Wilson concert are FREE. Ticket distribution will take place at the outdoor cabana near the Casino Entrance between 1:30PM and 4:30PM. Wristbands (Tickets) will be given to the first 1,000 people in line. The show begins at 7p.m. with gates opening at 6:00p.m.
Rock band Blues Traveler made their debut on the music scene in 1990 with the release of their debut album “Blues Traveler.” Since then the band has released two platinum albums and three gold albums. To date their best-selling album “Four,” has been certified Platinum 6 times.
Tickets for the June 21st Blues Traveler concert are $38 for VIP seating and $30 for general admission. The show begins at 8 p.m. with gates opening at 7 p.m.
Join us for the hottest summer ever as Mount Airy Casino Resort welcomes Thunder from Down Under! Every Friday and Saturday from July 5th – August 31st the group will heat up Gypsies Nightclub and Lounge. Tickets for Thunder From Down Under are $30 for VIP seating and $20 for general admission. The show begins at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m.
One of the 1970s’ most successful hard rock bands, Kansas will also hit the Summer Stage. Kansas is responsible for 14 albums of which 4 are certified Gold and 3 are Platinum. Their 2 most successful albums; “Leftoverture,” and “Point Of Know Return,” are certified 4 times Platinum. They are most commonly known for their chart topping hit; “Dust in the Wind.”
Kansas will take to the outdoor stage on Saturday, Aug. 11th at 9 7p.m with gates opening at 6p.m. Tickets are $45, $35 and $25. “We are thrilled to welcome back our concert series under the stars,” said John Culetsu, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Mount Airy Casino Resort. “This summer’s lineup offers something for every guest’s musical tastes.”
ABOUT MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT
Mount Airy Casino Resort, a AAA Four Diamond property, boasts the ultimate gaming experience against the backdrop of Pennsylvania’s picturesque Pocono Mountains. Luxury hotel rooms and suites serve every need while guests discover a variety of signature restaurant options including the impressive buffet, traditional diner, trendy noodle bar and fine dining establishments red’s Steakhouse and Le Sorelle Cucina. This all-encompassing, full service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike also features an award- winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 16,000 square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; headline entertainment at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and conference center; and – coming in the Summer of 2013 — a 52,000 square foot, indoor/outdoor, four season pool and spa complex.
Mount Airy Casino Resort, located in Mount Pocono, Pa., is less than 90 minutes from Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations, call 1-877-682-4791 or visit www.mountairycasino.com. For groups of 10 rooms or more, call the sales department at 1-877-682-4791 and press 2. Connect with Mount Airy Casino Resort on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Foursquare.
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Telephone: (212) 843-8365
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Mount Airy Casino Resort
44 Woodland Road
Mount Pocono, PA 18344