LuxuryOrillia Contributor Hanna Dykstra gives us the lowdown on the top upcoming events and Casino Rama concerts for 2020
Marking the beginning of its new season as one of Canada’s leading entertainment destinations, Casino Rama Resort – Ontario's only First Nations resort casino – has announced a stellar line-up of talent for 2020.
To help you navigate through the casino’s busy entertainment calendar and choose the best things to do at this world-class entertainment complex, LuxuryOrillia is pleased to bring you our list of this year’s hottest upcoming events and Casino Rama concerts for 2020.
Cole Swindell – Friday March 6th
An American country music artist best known for his huge 2013 hit, Chillin It, Cole Swindell is heading out this year on his Down to Earth Tour with HARDY and Trea Landon. If you are looking for a great Country Music show, this is the one!
Letterkenny Live! – Saturday March 7th
Back by popular demand, Letterkenny Live! returns to Casino Rama with an all new show featuring nine cast members from the hit comedy. Look forward to new original sketches and more. Any fan of the show Letterkenny will surely enjoy the performance.
Chilliwack & Streetheart – Friday March 13th
The Canadian pop-rock band Chilliwack joins Winnipeg band Streetheart for a night of classics. These bands from the 70s haven’t changed one bit – still spunky, wild, and just how you remember their big rock sound. Songs like Whatcha Gonna Do from Chilliwack, and Look in Your Eyes from Streetheart are songs you won’t want to miss seeing live.
The Irish Rovers: Wasn’t that a Party 2020 – Saturday March 14th
This group of Irish musicians got together in Toronto in 1963 and decided to form a band named after the traditional song, The Irish Rover. Today, the band is best remembered for their hugely successful international television series, which contributed to the popularization of Irish Music in North America. Popular songs they’ll be playing at Casino Rama include the hits The Unicorn, Drunken Sailor, Wasn’t That a Party… and many more.
Bill Engvall – Friday March 20th
Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in North America, Bill Engvall makes a welcome return to Casino Rama. Engvall is well-known for his stand-up comedy, as well as for having been featured on shows such as ABC’s Dancing with the Stars and the animated comedy series Bounty Hunters.
Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons – Saturday March 21st / Sunday March 22nd
In 1960 the band known as the Four Lovers evolved and became the ever-loved Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.Classic songs we all know include the theme from the hit movie Grease. This is surely a show that you don’t want to miss.
Ice Cube – Friday March 27th
Widely regarded as one of the most important figures in rap history, Ice Cube began his career two decades ago with NWA. After penning some of the most memorable lyrics on groundbreaking tracks like Straight Outta Compton, Ice Cube broke away at the height of the group’s success to launch his solo career.
Jake Owen – Saturday March 28th
Multiple chart-topping singer / songwriter Jake Owen’s new single, Down To The Honkytonk, is rapidly climbing the Billboard Country Airplay charts. With seven #1 songs to his name, Owen’s tunes have resonated with listeners and audiences everywhere.
Celtic Woman – Friday April 3rd
Back in Orillia to celebrate their 15th anniversary, Celtic Woman promises to be another sell-out show in Casino Rama. Expect this to be an incredible musical celebration of their very favourite songs from the journey so far.
The Beach Boys – Friday April 10th & Saturday April 11th
Formed in Hawthorne California way back in 1961, the Beach Boys are back! Hitting the stage at Casino Rama are members of the group's original lineup, here to perform such memorable hits as Surfer Girl, I Get Around, Surfin’ USA, Good Vibrations, and Kokomo.
Melissa Etheridge: The Medicine Tour – Friday April 17th
Melissa Lou Etheridge is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album, Melissa Etheridge, was released in 1988 and became an underground success. The rest, as they say, is history…
Gordon Lightfoot – Saturday April 18th
Orillia’s favourite son, Gordon Lightfoot is rightly credited with helping to define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. This legendary Canadian singer-songwriter- guitarist brings his international folk, folk-rock, and country musichits to his home turf at Casino Rama.
To learn more about these and other great Casino Rama concerts and entertainment opportunities, along with other fun things to do in Orillia, visit their website at www.casinorama.com.
Hanna Dykstra is Riley Media’s go-to social media expert. You can learn more about her work at www.cabinmuskoka.com.