Dukes of Hazzard Stars Come to Fallsview Casino in January

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Oct. 4, 2010) – The boys from Hazzard County are making their way to Niagara Falls in January. John Schneider and Tom Wopat, stars of the 1980s hit TV series, The Dukes of Hazzard, will perform songs from their solo careers at the Avalon Theatre for two nights, January 21 & 22.

Schneider, who played Bo Duke, followed up his television stint with a Country music career which included nine albums and a greatest hits package. Wopat, or Luke Duke to TV enthusiasts, also enjoyed Country music stardom as well as being a regular on Broadway.

Returning to Fallsview after his appearance with Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band in June, guitarist Rick Derringer will entertain audiences with his classic rock and roll songs for two shows, January 14 & 15. Fallsview continues its international concert series with two shows by Italian pop group Ricchi e Poveri who are joined by comedian Gigi Vigliani on January 8 & 9.

Kicking off the January line up is a one-night performance from The Lovin’ Spoonful on January 7 th. The production show, Celebration of the 60’s, highlights the diversity of music from that era for seven nights, January 24 – 30.

The complete January 2011 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:
The Lovin’ Spoonful
Friday, January 7
Showtime: 9pm, doors open at 8pm
Tickets start at $20
1960’s sensations, The Lovin’ Spoonful take the sta ge with such hits as: “Summer In The City”, “Do You Believe In Magic?”, “You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice”, “Daydream ” and “Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?”.
Ricchi e Poveri & Gigi Vigliani
Saturday, January 8
Showtime: 9pm, doors open at 8pm
Sunday, January 9
Showtime: 7pm, doors open at 6pm Tickets start at $80
Legendary Italian pop group, Ricchi e Poveri takes the stage with comedian and impersonator, Gigi Vigliani. With over 20 million albums sold, Ricchi e Poveri will perform such hits as: “Mamma Maria”, “Made In Italy”, “Sa rà Perche Ti Amo”, “Se M’innamoro” and “Che Sarà.
Rick Derringer
Friday, January 14
Saturday, January 15
Showtime: 9pm, doors open at 8pm
Tickets start at $20
Fresh off his tour with Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, legendary guitarist Rick Derringer takes the stage to perform such hits as: “Rock & Roll, Hoochie Koo”, “Hang on Sloopy” and “Teenage Love Affair”.
John Schneider & Tom Wopat
Friday, January 21
Saturday, January 22
Showtime: 9pm, doors open at 8pm
Tickets start at $25
You know them best as Bo & Luke Duke from the legendary television series, The Dukes of Hazzard. Now, see John Schneider & Tom Wopat together again, live at Fallsview Casino Resort as they each perform hits from their solo careers!
Celebration of the 60’s
January 24 – 30
Monday & Tuesday Showtime: 3pm
Wednesday & Thursday Showtimes: 3pm & 8:30pm
Friday & Saturday Showtimes: 3pm & 9pm
Sunday Showtimes: 3pm & 7pm
Tickets start at $25
Relive the 60’s with this exciting production show, featuring the music of The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, The Who, The Beach Boys and more.

Tickets to the January 2011 shows at Fallsview Casino will be available beginning at noon on Friday, October 8, at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca. Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com and clicking on “Media Centre.”

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is one of the largest and most elegant gaming resort facilities in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara’s stunning array of wonders. In addition to the intimate, 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, Fallsview features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 142 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full–service spa and fitness centre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.