ROCK ‘N ROLL HALL OF FAMERS JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS TO HIT THE FIREKEEPERS STAGE FEBRUARY 8
(Battle Creek, MI) Nov. 7, 2019 – Rock ‘n Roll icon, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, will take over the FireKeepers Event Center on Feb. 8. Make plans now, as tickets go on sale Nov. 16 at 10 a.m. – perfect for holiday gift giving! Tickets will be available at firekeeperscasino.com or in-person at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Box Office, and start at $39.
Joan Jett is an originator, an innovator, and a visionary. As the leader of the hard-rocking Blackhearts, with whom she has become a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, she's had eight platinum and gold albums and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics "Bad Reputation," "I Love Rock 'N' Roll," "I Hate Myself For Loving You," and "Crimson and Clover." She sits at the head of her own independent label, Blackheart Records. Jett has acted in movies including 1987's Light of Day, and in a Tony-nominated Broadway musical, The Rocky Horror Show, and has appeared in numerous television shows.
Her music has become a permanent force in mainstream culture. A version of “I Hate Myself for Loving You” was reworked for NBC’s Sunday Night Football theme song, Waiting All Day for Sunday Night”, and was performed for 9 seasons by the likes of Pink, Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood. Her music is heard in countless films and TV shows including Easy – A, Kick Ass, The Runaways, Shrek, Baby Mama, and many more.
“Joan Jett has never been concerned about a Bad Reputation and that trailblazing attitude will surely deliver a powerful performance of her greatest hits as well as new releases,” stated Jim Wise, FireKeepers VP of Marketing. “Get ready to rock the night away in an adrenalin-filled, intimate setting.”
FireKeepers upcoming entertainment lineup:
- Bill Engvall – Nov. 9
- Boz Scaggs – Nov. 22
- Michael Bolton – Dec. 12
- 90s House Party – Dec. 29
- Criss Angel – Jan. 16
- Joan Jett – Feb. 8
FireKeepers Casino Hotel, located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana, plus earned multiple awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2019 Native Midwest category, including Best Casino. FireKeepers was recognized as 2019 Employer of the Year by Michigan Works! Association and was also selected as one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. FireKeepers' signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 70 table games, a live poker room, and bingo room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 243 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. Driven by high demand, construction on a second hotel tower is underway and expected to be complete in late 2020. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and a host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event. For more information, visit www.firekeeperscasino.com.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.