REO Speedwagon to perform April 4 at FireKeepers Casino Hotel
(Battle Creek, Mich.) – REO Speedwagon, an iconic classic rock band who rode the top of the charts with over 22 million albums sold in the U.S. and 40 million around the globe, along with a string of gold and platinum records, will perform at FireKeepers Casino Hotel on Saturday, April 4 at 9pm
Tickets go on sale for guests 21 years of age and older at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 24. Ticket prices for the performance of REO Speedwagon will start at $45. Purchases can be made online at FireKeepersCasino.com or Startickets.com. To avoid service charges, purchases can be made at the Box Office, located inside FireKeepers Casino Hotel lobby.
Iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin, Bassist Bruce Hall, Keyboardist Neal Doughty, Lead Guitarist Dave Amato and Drummer Bryan Hitt collectively form the legendary rock group that is REO Speedwagon. Formed in 1967, the band has sold over 40 million records through 15 studio efforts. Popular singles such as “Keep On Loving You” and “Take It On the Run” still resonate with fans as powerful anthems and have propelled the album featuring those tunes, “Hi Infidelity,” to be nine-times certified platinum. In recent years, REO Speedwagon has toured with Styx, Pat Benatar, .38 Special and Ted Nugent and celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2007. With their roots in Illinois, the band has always held a special relationship to the Midwest and its rocker fans with front man Cronin stating “I am a Midwest boy, born and raised with Midwest values. In the Midwest, we work hard, play hard, and rock hard.”
At the center of REO's desire to keep it rocking for the fans is Cronin, who looks like he's found the fountain of youth--along with the secret to penning some of the biggest hits in rock. These days REO are still doing what they've always done - taking good care of their legacy while keeping the focus on the future. REO's career will always carry on with music that continues to define excellence in song craftsmanship and brilliant live performance for several generations of fans.
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 also offers a resort-style hotel with 242 rooms, a functional multi-purpose event center capable of seating up to 2,000 guests, six distinctive dining destinations and multiple lounges and entertainment venues. For more information, visit http://www.FireKeepersCasinoHotel.com.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.