COUNTRY MUSIC STAR CHRIS YOUNG WILL BE COMIN’ OVER TO FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL AUGUST 18
(Battle Creek, Mich.) June 2, 2022 — Multi-Platinum global entertainer Chris Young will take over the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Event Center on Sat., Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 4, at 10 a.m., with prices starting at $89 + fees. Tickets will be available for purchase at firekeeperscasino.com or in-person at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Box office.
Chris Young has accumulated an impressive list of accomplishments, including membership in the iconic Grand Ole Opry, nearly 5 Billion on-demand streams, 13 Million singles sold, 12 career No. 1 singles, 22 R.I.A.A. Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum certified projects and numerous ACM, AMA, CMA and Grammy nominations, as well as wins for Performance of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards. These accomplishments and more landed him in the Top 20 of Billboard’s top country artists of the decade.
“Famous Friends,” – Chris’s platinum-certified, multi-week chart-topping song with Kane Brown – is the title track to his “most personal album to date” (Forbes). The song earned the top spot on Billboard’s year-end Country Airplay Songs chart for 2021. In addition, the “booming duet” (Tennessean) “At The End Of A Bar” with Mitchell Tenpenny is Chris’s newest single from his 8th studio album, Famous Friends. His Famous Friends (Deluxe Edition), which features six new sides including collabs with Old Dominion and Jimmie Allen, will release on June 3.
Named “one of his era’s finest traditionalists” by the Associated Press, Chris is an international ambassador for country music, performing to capacity crowds around the world. With a hit-packed set that highlights his twelve chart-toppers — including back-to-back No. 1s “Losing Sleep,” “Sober Saturday Night,” “Think Of You,” and “I’m Comin’ Over” — the Grammy and ACM nominated vocalist’s most recent headlining tour played to over 400,000 fans in 3 countries.
“Chris Young has been a mainstay in country music over the last decade and his pure voice matched with his unrivaled storytelling will make for an unforgettable experience,” stated Jim Wise, FireKeepers VP of Marketing. “We are thrilled to add Chris Young to the list of iconic country musicians who have graced the Event Center stage.”
FireKeepers upcoming entertainment lineup:
- George Thorogood and the Destroyers – June 18
- Dierks Bentley – July 7
- Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience – Aug. 13
- Chris Young – Aug. 18
- Kenny Loggins – Sept. 17
- Tyler Henry – Nov. 19
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 2021 Native Midwest category. 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, and a 22-table live poker room. FireKeepers offers a AAA-rated Four Diamond resort-style hotel with 446 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center, six distinctive dining destinations, and multiple lounges. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and a host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship an EPSON 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.