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(Battle Creek, MI.) May 5, 2016 – FireKeepers Casino is excited to welcome classic country rock band, Alabama,  to the FireKeepers event center as a major stop on their Southern Drawl Tour, on Friday, July 22 at 9 p.m.Tickets go on sale on Saturday, May 7.

Tickets for Alabama begin at $79, with the top ticket at $109. Purchases can be made at FireKeepersCasino.com or Startickets.com. To avoid service charges, purchase your tickets at the Box Office, located inside the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Lobby.    

Having perfected their American country rock and blue grass sound over the last 40 years, cousins Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook are still rockin’ stages all over the US as the band ALABAMA. Over the years, they have sold 73 million albums including a record setting 21 #1 hits in a row.  Some of their top hits include, “My Home’s In Alabama”, “Tennessee River”, “The Closer You Get”, “Forever’s As Far As I’ll Go”, and “I’m In A Hurry (And Don’t Know Why)”.

In addition to all their hits, Alabama constantly attracts new fans, thanks in part to their recent album, “Southern Drawl,” including the single “Come Find Me,” which features 27-time Grammy winner Allison Krauss. 

“In 2015, Alabama sold out virtually every venue they played,” states Jim Wise, Vice President of Marketing at FireKeepers. “Interest in Alabama remains very high and we are pleased to present them this summer.”

Alabama has won multiple prestigious awards within the music industry including awards from the Academy of County Music, American Music Awards, Country Music Association, Billboard awards, the Grammys, among others. They are also part of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Hollywood walk of Fame.

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 9 first place awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2015 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was also selected one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. Our 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. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the FireKeepers Casino 400, a Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event.