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Huey Lewis to deliver the “Heart of Rock and Roll” at FireKeepers

(Battle Creek, MI.) April 7, 2016 – FireKeepers Casino is excited to welcome one of America’s classic rock n’ roll bands, Huey Lewis and The News, to the FireKeepers event center on Friday, June 24 at 9 p.m.Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m. 

Tickets for Huey Lewis and The News begin 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.    

Formed from two rival Bay Area bands in 1979, Huey Lewis and The News, have been performing together for over 36 years.  Drawing inspiration from R&B, Soul music and classic rock, they continue to exhilarate audiences all over the world, selling over 20 million albums in the process.

These Grammy Award winning artists have written and performed classics like, “Heart of Rock & Roll”, “Stuck With You”, “Hip To Be Square”, “Heart and Soul”, and “Jacob’s Ladder”.  

The group also wrote “The Power of Love”, and “Back in Time”, for the 1985 hit film Back To the Future.. “The Power of Love” was nominated for an Academy Award and went to number one on the Billboard’s singles chart.

“We are excited to kick off the summer by bringing the energy with Huey Lewis and The News”, states Jim Wise, Vice President of Marketing. “Whether you are a fan of Rock, Soul or R&B, their unique blend of music has a power and vibrancy that can’t be missed.”

FireKeepers Casino Hotel is located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI and has been named Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana. FireKeepers is the recipient of 9 first place awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2015 Native Midwest category including Best Overall Gaming Resort. Our signature restaurant, Nibi, has also received Wine Spectator’s 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 June Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, the FireKeepers Casino 400.