RODNEY CARRINGTON BRINGS HILARITY AND HITS TO FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL

RODNEY CARRINGTON BRINGS HILARITY AND HITS TO FIREKEEPERS CASINO HOTEL

(Battle Creek, Mich.) February 16, 2024 — Prepare for a night of laughter, music, and unfiltered humor as Rodney Carrington, the renowned comedian, actor, singer, and writer, performs at the FireKeepers Event Center on April 5, 2024, at 8 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, February 24 at 10 a.m. with prices starting at $49 + fees. Tickets will be available for purchase online at FireKeepersCasino.com or in-person at the FireKeepers Casino Box Office, conveniently located in the Hotel lobby.

Rodney Carrington is a multi-talented comedian, actor, singer and writer playing sold-out shows around the world as one of the top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the past two decades.

A platinum-recording artist, Rodney’s recorded eight major record label comedy albums, followed by three albums on his own record label, Laughter’s Good Records. Rodney is fresh off the release of his latest album, “Get Em Out,” (released 2019) which hit #1 on iTunes. His album “Here Comes the Truth” (released 2017) climbed to #3 on the comedy charts, accruing tens of millions of streams on Spotify and even spawned a Netflix special.

Rodney broke through with his major label comedy CD debut “Hangin’ With Rodney” in 1998. The next few years saw nine more Top 10 comedy albums: Live, Morning Wood, Nutsack, Greatest Hits, King of the Mountains, El Nino Loco, C’mon Laugh You Bastards, Laughter’s Good and The Hits, all of which continue to receive radio airplay and regularly place on the national comedy charts. “Hangin’ With Rodney” and “Morning Wood” earned RIAA gold record certification, and his Greatest Hits (a double CD) album reached platinum status. Rodney also released “Make it Christmas” which features his original song “Camouflage and Christmas Lights,” a tribute to our military.

His versatility extends beyond comedy, with Carrington also making his mark as an accomplished author with the release of his book, “Rodney Carrington, Coming Clean.”

Over the years, he’s starred in his own TV sitcom, “Rodney”, which ran for two seasons on ABC, co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film, “Beer for My Horses,” which won the Tex Ritter Award from the ACM, and starred in his own Netflix special “Here Comes The Truth.” Rodney’s also appeared on countless other TV shows, including the ACA (American Country Awards), hosting the American Country New Year’s Eve Live show on FOX, and won “Supporting Character of the Year” from the CMT Music Video Awards for his appearance on the Trace Adkins’ music video “I Got My Game On.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Rodney Carrington to FireKeepers for what promises to be an electrifying evening of laughter and fun,” said Jim Wise, Vice President of Marketing at FireKeepers Casino. “His comedic genius and musical talent make him a true entertainer, and we can’t wait to share this experience with our guests.”

FireKeepers upcoming entertainment lineup:


Kenny Metcalf’s Elton John & Billy Nation’s Billy Joel Tribute – Feb. 17
I Love the 90’s Tour – Mar. 8
Big & Rich – Mar. 16
Rodney Carrington – Apr. 5
Great White & Slaughter – Apr. 19
Brantley Gilbert – May 4
Daniel Tosh – June 14

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FireKeepers Casino Hotel, conveniently located just off Interstate 94 at Exit 104 in Battle Creek, MI, has been acclaimed as the Best Casino by audiences in Western Michigan and Northern Indiana. Furthermore, it has garnered over 30 awards in the Casino Player Magazine’s Best of Gaming 2023 Native Midwest category, including the esteemed title of Best Overall Gaming Resort, affirming its status as a premier gaming destination. FireKeepers has been recognized as a Best-in-State Employer by Forbes and Employer of the Year by Michigan Works! Association. Additionally, it was chosen 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 awarded a AAA Four Diamond designation in 2023. 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 firekeeperscasino.com.

FireKeepers Casino Hotel is owned and operated by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi. For more information on the NHBP, visit nhbp-nsn.gov.

 

Author: Philip Lopez