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The Charlie Daniels Band to Perform Classic Country Hits at FireKeepers Casino Hotel on April 8

(Battle Creek, MI.) January 28, 2015 –FireKeepers Casino is excited to welcome country classic, Charlie Daniels Band to the FireKeepers event center on Friday, April 8 at 9 p.m.Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 30, with a pre-sale for all Red Hot Rewards Club members starting on Thursday, January 28. 

Tickets for Charlie Daniels Band begin at just $19, with the top ticket at $49. 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.    

Charlie Daniels has left his mark on the music industry for over 40 years with classics hits like, “Long Haired Country Boy”, “In America”, and his signature song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”, which won the Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group in 1979.

After getting his start in Nashville in 1967, Daniels released his first self-title album in 1970, just two years later he formed the Charlie Daniels Band and started writing hit song after hit song. It was his first album with the Charlie Daniels Band that they gained their first top ten hit with the song,“ Uneasy Rider”. He went on to release many successful albums with the Charlie Daniels Band including their most recent album titled, “Off The Grid- Doin’ It Dylan”, which features ten Bob Dylan songs that were written by the band. 

Daniels also released several specialty solo albums throughout his career including  his first Christian Country Album titled, “ The Door”, which won several awards. He also released a children’s album in 1997 titled, “ By the Light of the Moon: Campfire Songs and Cowboy Tunes.”   Daniels then went on to form his own record label with his personal manager David Corlew called Blue Hat Records. This record label produced memorable albums such as, “ Road Dogs”, “Deuces”,  and Fiddle Fire: 25 Years of the Charlie Daniels Band.

“Get ready for a party as FireKeepers is thrilled to welcome such a classic country group to our event center,” states Jim Wise, Vice President of Marketing. “Their music is simply called CDB for Charlie Daniels Band music due to its unique blend of western and southern styles and it’s all delivered with great energy.”

Daniels is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, Musicians Hall of Fame, and has a star on the Music City Walk of Fame. He has used his fame to assist in charity work all across the country. Some of his most beloved charities include,  The Volunteer Jam, Yellow Ribbon Program, Jason Foundation, Galilean Children’s Home, The Angelus, St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and the TJ Martell Foundation. He even formed his own charity organization in 2014 called, The Journey Home Project, that assists in securing funds to help causes that benefit veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  

FireKeepers Casino Hotel is located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, Mich. The property features a 111,700-square foot gaming floor with 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 capable of seating up to 2,000 guests, six distinctive dining destinations, multiple lounges and entertainment venues. FireKeepers is the title sponsor of the June Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, the FireKeepers Casino 400.