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(Battle Creek, MI.) Sep. 21, 2017  – FireKeepers Casino Hotel is excited to spread holiday cheer on Thursday, December 14 by bringing the Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration to their intimate event center. A mixture of traditional and contemporary holiday songs, including religious, romantic and fun tunes, are blended with the bands greatest hits.   

The Oak Ridge Boys 28th annual holiday tour is titled, the Christmas Celebration Tour, to coincide with the release of their seventh holiday album, Celebrate Christmas.

“Christmas shows like the one presented by the Oak Ridge Boys are getting more difficult to identify each year,” said Jim Wise, Vice President of Marketing at Firekeepers Casino Hotel.   “This traditional performance will get you in the holiday spirit in a very special way.”  

Known for their iconic and multi-platinum selling hit “Elvira,” along with other chart-toppers like “Bobbie Sue,” “Thank God for Kids,” and “Leaving Louisiana in The Broad Daylight,” The Oak Ridge Boys have achieved a decorated career, winning five GRAMMY® Awards, and multiple CMA, ACM and Dove Awards for their cross-over brand of pop, country and gospel music that spans multiple generations.

Made up of members Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden and Richard Sterban, whose unmistakable bass on the lyric “oom poppa, mow mow,” has become one of music’s most recognized sing-alongs on an international scale, The Oak Ridge Boys are members of the Grand Ole Opry and achieved arguably country music’s highest honor in October 2015 when they were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Tickets for the Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration go on sale on Saturday, Sept. 23, and 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.    

FireKeepers 2017 entertainment lineup:

Big & Rich – October 7
The Lalas – November 10
Australia’s Thunder from Down Under – November 11
George Lopez – November 18
Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration – December 14


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 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship a Symetra Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event.