ICONIC GROUP THE OAK RIDGE BOYS WILL DECK THE HALLS AT FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL FOR SPECIAL HOLIDAY CONCERT
(Battle Creek, Mich.) Sept. 5, 2023 — FireKeepers Casino is thrilled to announce that the legendary music group, The Oak Ridge Boys, will be taking center stage for their Down Home Christmas Tour on Thursday, December 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets for this event will be available for purchase starting Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m. Prices begin at $39 + fees and can be purchased online at FireKeepersCasino.com or in-person at the FireKeepers Casino Box Office, conveniently located in the hotel lobby.
For over five decades, The Oak Ridge Boys have been a mainstay in the music industry, leaving a permanent mark with their chart-topping singles and dynamic stage presence. Their four-part harmonies and vibrant tunes have produced numerous Country hits and even ventured into the Pop realm. With decades of success, numerous awards including Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM, and an enthusiastic fan base, their career is nothing short of remarkable. The Oak Ridge Boys bring their 50 years of tradition and chart-topping singles to each stage performance, leaving audiences mesmerized.
The quartet, featuring the vocals of Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban, has secured its place as an iconic brand in the Country music scene. The group’s remarkable string of hits includes classics like “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Dream On,” “Thank God For Kids,” “American Made,” and many more. Having achieved 12 gold, three platinum, and one double platinum album, along with a double platinum single, The Oak Ridge Boys’ impact has been tremendous. Their repertoire boasts 17 national Number One singles and over 30 Top Ten hits, solidifying their place in music history.
The year 2023 holds special significance for The Oak Ridge Boys, as it marks the 50th anniversary of Duane Allen, Joe Bonsall, William Lee Golden, and Richard Sterban stepping onto the stage together for the first time. This impressive ensemble, which has garnered induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and the Grand Ole Opry, continues to resonate with audiences worldwide. The Oak Ridge Boys’ legacy extends beyond music—they have performed before five presidents—and they maintain a vigorous tour schedule of nearly 150 dates annually at prominent theaters, fairs, festivals, and arenas throughout the U.S. and Canada.
“With a career spanning an impressive five decades, The Oak Ridge Boys are set to deliver a night of unforgettable music and entertainment,” stated Jim Wise, FireKeepers Vice President of Marketing. “We look forward to inviting our guests to join in celebrating The Oak Ridge Boys’ remarkable 50-year journey and their enduring impact on the world of music.”
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 multiple awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming 2023 Native Midwest category, including Best Overall Gaming Resort. FireKeepers was recognized as 2019 Employer of the Year by Michigan Works! Association and was also selected as one of the Best Casinos to Work For by Casino Player Magazine. FireKeepers’ signature restaurant, Nibi, is a multiple recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and recently awarded a AAA Four Diamond designation. The property features 2,900 slot machines, 63 table games, and a 26-table live poker room. FireKeepers’ resort-style hotel has been rated AAA Four Diamond for nine consecutive years and offers 446 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 NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, and a host of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel Championship, an EPSON Tour-Road to the LPGA golf event. For more information, visit www.firekeeperscasino.com.
FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi.