MASHANTUCKET, Conn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Foxwoods® Resort Casino turns 25 Years Proud this February, celebrating with an unparalleled concert lineup and more winning than ever for its anniversary week that includes free shows and exclusive performances from music’s hottest and most beloved acts along with over $1,000,000 in giveaways and prizes. Foxwoods guests will find their wonder all week long with non-stop winning and excitement as the property marks 25 years as the Wonder Of It All.
“We’re excited to commemorate a quarter-century as the premier resort destination in the Northeast by thanking our guests with a stellar entertainment line-up and unbeatable winning experiences all week long, with much more to come throughout the year!”
“Our guests have been with us since we opened the doors 25 years ago, and this is our opportunity to show our appreciation. We will officially launch Foxwoods’ silver anniversary with our guests in mind by offering a week of performances by icons and legends of the music industry, highlighted by free shows in both of our world-class theaters,” said Foxwoods Resort Casino President and CEO Felix Rappaport. “We’re excited to commemorate a quarter-century as the premier resort destination in the Northeast by thanking our guests with a stellar entertainment line-up and unbeatable winning experiences all week long, with much more to come throughout the year!”
The celebration kicks off with a pair of must-see free concerts on February 15 as pop phenom Kesha takes the Grand Theater stage and Motown legend Smokey Robinson returns to the Fox Theater where he has performed many times throughout Foxwoods’ history. Guests can line up starting at noon on February 15 at the respective box office to receive two free tickets to the show of their choice. With something for everyone, this is a night you won’t want to miss!
The week will continue to heat up with even more headline entertainment at Foxwoods, as country kingpins Rascal Flatts, American rock legend John Fogerty, and iconic hip-hop duo Ashanti and Ja Rule take over on February 16 and 17 for two consecutive evenings of genre-spanning music you can’t find anywhere else! One of the most prolific songwriters of his generation, Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty hits the Grand Theater stage on February 16, playing from a catalogue of classic rock anthems that includes “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising,” and “Centerfield.” The following night, the award-winning Rascal Flatts trio takes over the Grand Theater for the only Northeast stop on their 2017 U.S. tour to treat concertgoers to their endless string of chart-topping hits, including “My Wish,” “Bless the Broken Road” and “I Like the Sound of That.” Rounding out the night’s dynamite double feature over at the Fox Theater, Ashanti and Ja Rule are set to get the ultimate early-2000s dance party started with fan-favorite songs including “Always On Time,” “Mesmerize” and “Put It On Me.”
Foxwoods will close out the week with even more free music, thanking guests with performances at Live@Atrium Bar & Lounge by Prince protégés Morris Day and the Time on February 17 and by ‘80s pop powerhouse Taylor Dayne on February 18.
In addition to the unprecedented music lineup for anniversary week, Foxwoods also unveiled exclusive additions to its 2017 spring entertainment slate, including a March 12 performance by international R&B star Alicia Keys and the launch of Foxwoods’ new Broadway Series. The first showcase of its kind in the region, the Broadway Series will feature a collection of world-class musical theater productions in the Fox Theater including Jesus Christ Superstar (April), 42nd Street (May), Pippin (June) and Mamma Mia on their farewell tour (July).
In true Foxwoods fashion, the celebration wouldn’t be complete without winning opportunities for our loyal Foxwoods guests. Beginning anniversary week and running through March, Foxwoods will give away over $1,000,000 in cash, cars, cruises and much more!
Tickets for all shows may be purchased online at www.foxwoods.com, or by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available on site at any Foxwoods Box Office.
To stay up to date on the latest 25th anniversary entertainment and announcements, visit foxwoods.com/anniversary.
About Foxwoods Resort Casino
25 Years Proud: Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in seven casinos, AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Foxwoods is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and was the first full-service casino built on tribal land, pioneering a nationwide movement that now includes more than 400 gaming properties owned and operated by over 200 tribes across the U.S. For more information on Foxwoods and the property’s 25th anniversary celebrations, visit foxwoods.com.