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FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO ANNOUNCES EXCITING OCTOBER ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR
09.30.2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino is announcing its October Entertainment calendar, full of exciting events ranging from hot pop acts and off-Broadway shows to award winning comedic performers and live athletic events.  From the intimate settings of two state-of-the-art theaters where there is not a bad seat in the house to the highest in sound quality and comfort make for a superior concert experience – Foxwoods has something for everyone.

 

Tickets for all shows may be purchased online at www.foxwoods.com, by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available by visiting the box office.

 

October is packed with exciting acts and events such as:

 

ROBERT KELLY

WHEN:  October 2-4, 2014, 8:00 PM

WHERE: Comix

Robert Kelly has overcome many hardships throughout life, all of which have made him the actor and comedian that he is today. His early days as a kid growing up in Boston in and out of Juvenile Hall allows Kelly to give a unique and honest take on his own life and his relationships, making his comedy clever, abrasive, funny, but yet refreshingly vulnerable. Kelly has been winning over audiences for the last 18 years with his unique style of comedy. In addition to clubs and colleges around the country, Kelly has traveled across the U.S. in the "Tourgasm Live" tour with Dane Cook and Gary Gulman and has performed at the “Just For Laughs Festival” in Montreal. He was also recently seen as Louie CK's brother Robbie on FX’s "Louie." Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $15 - $40.

 

MICHAEL AMANTE

WHEN:  October 03, 2014 8:00 PM

WHERE: Fox Theater

Michael Amante is a celebrated American singer and stage actor whose voice and presence has captivated audiences and critics around the world. He sings a repertoire that ranges from Broadway, American Standards, Gospel and Jazz to the soaring notes of High Opera. He has been called “the People’s Tenor,” been billed as “the Prince of High C’s,” and even “the Next Mario Lanza” by singing legend Tony Bennett. He has received praise from singing icons Luciano Pavarotti and Franco Corelli for his natural tenor range. Tickets for the show are $20. 

 

COMIX PRESENTS BRIAN REGAN

WHEN:  October 03, 2014, 9:00 PM

WHERE: Grand Theater

Renowned stand-up sensation, Brian Regan is coming to the Grand Theater at Foxwoods on Friday October 3 at 9pm. Tagged by many as “one of the most-beloved stand-up comics over the past 15 years,” Regan brings a harmonious balance of sophisticated writing and physicality and fills theaters nationwide. Regan’s reputation for breaking records can be traced back throughout his entire career. He broke the record for the most consecutive shows by a comedian at Abravanel Hall Utah with ten sold-out shows and more than 26,000 ticket sales. The comic also performed five sold-out shows at Abravanel Hall shattering the previous record set by the one and only, Jerry Seinfeld. Regan is coming off a tour where he accomplished the career achievement of performing to a sold-out Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, CO. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $30 - $50.

 

WORLD CLASS BOXING Presented by DiBella Entertainment

WHEN:  October 04, 2014, 6:30 PM

WHERE:  Fox Theater

MAIN EVENT

IBF SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP - 12 ROUNDS

Rances Barthelemy vs. Fernando Saucedo

20-0 (12 KOs)                  52-5-3 (8 KOs)

Miami, FL                         Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

CO-FEATURE

JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS - 10 ROUNDS

Willie Nelson     vs. Vanes Martirosyan

23-1-1 (13 KOs)        34-1-1 (21 KOs)

Cleveland, OH          Glendale, CA

Tickets range $45 - $150

 

LO MEJOR DE LOS 90'S featuring Jerry Rivera, Eddie Santiago and many more

WHEN:  October 04, 2014, 8:00 PM

WHERE: Grand Theater

The biggest names in salsa will come together for “The Best of the 90’s” at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, October 4 at 8pm.Jerry Rivera, Eddie Santiago, Tito Rojas, Lalo Rodríguez,David Pabon, Giro, George Lamond, Frankie Negrón and Tony Vega will perform all the hits that placed them at the summit of fame in the 90’s. Tickets for the show are $55 & $75.

 

NICK DIPAOLO

WHEN:  October 9-11, 2014

WHERE: Comix

Nick DiPaolo’s honest and sharp comedy has made him a sought-after voice on stage, television and radio for years. DiPaolo’s standup demeanor was dubbed “as gentle as a starved wolverine and as predictable as a tipsy-hop through a minefield.” That said, the highly regarded comedian has earned two Emmy Nominations for his innovative and humorous writing. DiPaolo’s career took off after he appeared on HBO’s “Young Comedian Special.” He has since written and performed four standup specials and recorded four CDs. The most recent standup effort being a one-hour Showtime special entitled “Raw Nerve.” He was a regular for the whole two-year run of “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn” and became a staple on the Comedy Central roasts in the 2000’s. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $20 - $50.

 

COMIX PRESENTS WHOOPI GOLDBERG

WHEN:  October 10, 2014, 9:00 PM

WHERE:  Grand Theater

Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy (“Whoopi Goldberg”), the Academy Award (“Ghost”), the Golden Globe (“The Color Purple” & “Ghost”), the Emmy (“Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel” & “The View”) and the Tony (“Thoroughly Modern Millie”). She starred in the NBC sitcom, “Whoopi,” which she executive produced, as well as the television movies, “It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie” and Showtime’s “Good Fences.” Whoopi has been seen recently in a guest spot on ABC’s “666 Park Avenue,” and a recurring role on “Glee.” She currently moderates ABC’s Emmy Award-winning “The View,” for which she has won a Daytime Emmy Award. Among her many awards and honors, Whoopi has placed prints of her hands, feet and braids in the forecourt of the famed Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Kodak Theatre. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $45 - $75.

 

COMIX PRESENTS NICK SWARDSON

WHEN:  October 10, 2014, 9:00 PM

WHERE: Fox Theater

Every so often, a stand-up comedian comes along who emerges as a triple threat: comedian, actor and writer/producer. Nick Swardson, the hilarious Minneapolis-native, has literally climbed his way from the bottom and landed at the very top, conquering the ever-so-difficult “trifecta” in comedy. Nick is famous for being Terry Bernadino in Reno 911! Swardson later became a regular fixture for Happy Madison Productions, where he began writing, co-writing and producing projects including "Grandma's Boy," "Benchwarmers" and co-producing "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry." He also had a role in 2013’s “Grown Ups 2.” In addition to his film career, Swardson had roles of co-creator and star of Comedy Central's "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time" series. Swardson released his certified-platinum CD, "Party," back in 2007 and followed that up with the release of his second CD titled, "Seriously, Who Farted?" in 2009. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $30 - $60.

 

JUDAS PRIEST Redeemer of Souls Tour 2014

WHEN:  October 11, 2014, 8:00 PM

WHERE: Grand Theater

Ever since it was announced that metal icons Judas Priest would be unleashing their 17th studio album overall, Redeemer of Souls, their legion of fans have been wondering if the band would be launching a supporting tour. Judas Priest will be touring the US in the fall, including a stop in the Grand Theater at Foxwoods on October 11. Comprised of Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Richie Faulkner, Ian Hill, and Scott Travis, Judas Priest is responsible for some of heavy metal's all­-time classic songs ("Living After Midnight," "Breaking the Law," "You've Got Another Thing Coming," etc.) and albums (British Steel, Screaming for Vengeance, Painkiller, etc.). Featuring special guest Steel Panther. Tickets for the show are $55 & $75.

 

OH WHAT A NIGHT OF DOO-WOP AND ROCK & ROLL Volume 5

WHEN:  October 11, 2014, 8:00 PM

WHERE: Fox Theater

Including hits such as The Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes For You,” Harold Winley’s Clovers “Love Potion #9,” The Original Chantels “Maybe,” Lenny Dell & The Demension “Over The Rainbow,” Norman Fox & The Rob Roys  “Tell Me Why.” Tickets for the show are $40 & $50.

 

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

WHEN: October 12, 2014, 6:00 PM

WHERE: Fox Theater

Come to the premier of the first “International Music Festival” 2014, where you will be able to see your favorite artists from the past and present all in one show. The very beautiful Valeria Marini will be hosting the event as she will be presenting Michele Zarillo, Ivana Spagna, Nicola Di Bari, Bobby Solo, Cugini di Campagna,Gigliola Cinquetti, Alan Sorrenti and Tenor Augusto Celsi. You will hear the greatest Italian hits, sung by the original artists, which will bring back memories that we all know and love. So don’t miss this event, come see your favorite stars. Tickets for the show range $79 - $125.


LAST COMIX STANDING Comedy Contest: Finals

WHEN:  October 12, 2014, 8:00 PM

WHERE: Comix

Last COMIX Standing is back for Season 4, a yearly comedy competition featuring some of the top comedic talent from the Northeast. We are now in Round 3, the Semi-Finals. Each Semi-Final showcase will feature 5 comics doing 12 minutes each & will be hosted by a winner from a previous season. 2 comics from each night will move onto the Final Round. Comics will be judged on stage presence, originality, and crowd reaction. Our contest is sponsored by Bud Light, so definitely make sure to take advantage of the great Bud Light specials going on during the show & our full beer selection at the Comix Bru Bar. Don’t miss your chance to see some of the best soon to be discovered talent around, so you can say you knew them before they were famous! The contest Finals are on Sunday, October 12 with all 4 participants winning prizes. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $10 - $20.

 

THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE!

WHEN:  October 15 – 25, 2014

WHERE: Fox Theater

The Price Is Right Live!™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives contestants pulled right from the audience the chance to "Come On Down" to win appliances, vacations and even new cars by playing classic games from television's longest running and most popular game show. From Plinko™, to Cliffhangers™, to The Big Wheel™, and even the fabulous Showcase, all the favorite games are played just like the TV show. Playing to near sold-out audiences for nearly nine years, The Price Is Right Live!™ has given away more than 10 million dollars in cash and prizes and sold more than 1.2 million tickets. Tickets for the show are $30.

 

ROCK 'N' ROLL FANTASY CAMP Featuring Roger Daltrey of The Who

WHEN:  October 16 – 19, 2014

WHERE: Fox Theater

Jam, rehearse, record and perform with your favorite Rock Stars only at Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp! Roger Daltrey, lead singer of one of the most iconic bands The Who, will be rocking out with campers right on Thursday October 16 - Sunday, October 19. Participants in the four-day Fantasy Camp will be placed in a band with Rock Stars including Simon Kirke of Bad Company, Rick Derringer of The McCoys, David Hull of Aerosmith, Joe Vitale ofCSN, Joe Walsh, Johnny A, and blues genius Gary Hoey. On Saturday the performances will be held at the Atrium Lounge and on Sunday, the final night performance in front of your family and friends will be at the Fox Theater. Camps are created for musicians of all levels of any instrument including drums, keyboard, guitar, bass, vocalists and songwriters. Space for Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp is extremely limited. Pricing varies for this event.

 

SEMI-FAMOUS COMEDY TOUR

WHEN:  October 17, 2014

WHERE: Comix

Comix brings you MIKE GAFFNEY & NICK GUERRA on stage together. Both were semi-finalists on LAST COMIC STANDING Season 8. Mike Gaffney will bring material from his weekly podcast, “The Mike Gaffney Show,” to the Comix stage. Gaffney wins audience’s respect with his personal take on life and fatherhood as a single parent. People from all walks of life find Gaffney both relatable, while his high energy & quick wit keep audiences engaged. Just a few years into stand-up, Nick Guerra has won over crowds from all walks of life. While performing any place with a stage, Nick has shown that dedication & continuous work pay off. His style balances all topics; current events, relationship humor & personal stories are in his arsenal. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $15 - $25.

 

COMIX PRESENTS ANTHONY JESELNIK

WHEN:  October 17, 2014

WHERE: Fox Theater

Anthony Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian, most famous for The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump and The Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen as well as The Jeselnik Offensive, which he starred in and created, airing for two seasons in 2013. Anthony has also performed on Conan, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live and was the first ever stand-up comic to appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Anthony was named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2008 and one of Comedy Central’s Hot Comics in 2009. In 2010, Anthony released his critically acclaimed debut comedy album, Shakespeare, through Comedy Central Records. After the Comedy Central Roasts of Charlie Sheen, Donald Trump and Roseanne Barr, Anthony released Caligula, his first hour long special, to critical acclaim. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $25 - $50.

 

DAVID ALAN GRIER

WHEN:  October 18, 2014, 8:00 PM

WHERE: Comix

Countless theater, television, film and comedic endeavors have pushed David Alan Grier's career to incredible heights over the course of two decades. His ability to excel across all mediums and contexts is a testament to his inherent sense of comic timing and creative drive, which has earned himself multiple Tony and Grammy Award nominations, as well as inclusion on Comedy Central’s list of the “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.” On the big screen, Grier was recently seen starring in “We The Peeples,” produced by Tyler Perry, opposite Kerry Washington and Craig Robinson. Grier made his film debut in “Streamers,” directed by Robert Altman for which he won the Golden Lion for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival. He also appeared in the Wayans Brothers’ spoof movie “Dance Flick.” Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $30 - $55.

 

COMIX PRESENTS STEVEN WRIGHT

WHEN:  October 18, 2014 9:00 PM

WHERE: Fox Theater

Academy Award winner and Burlington, MA native, Steven Wright has been a true pioneer and innovator in the comedy world for over two decades.  Now, thirty-two years later and rising comedians are still following Wright’s blue print to stardom in comedy, which includes Late Show performances, album recordings, as well as film and television appearances. In 2008 Wright was honored as the first inductee into The Boston Comedy Hall of Fame. The ceremony included performances by legendary Boston comedians Tony V, Don Gavin, Lenny Clarke, Kenny Rogerson, Steve Sweeney, Mike Donovan and Barry Crimmins. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $30 - $55.

 

SPINNATO'S HYPNOTIC HYSTERIA

WHEN:  October 18, 2014 9:00 PM

WHERE: Comix

COMIX welcomes New England’s premier stage hypnotist & comedian Jim Spinnato – sit back and relax as he hypnotizes fellow audience members, creating hysterical R-rated situations and provides laughs for all. Headliner Jim Spinnato is an accomplished stage hypnotist who has been entertaining crowds since the mid 1990’s. He has performed up and down the east coast for corporate events, college crowds, and at casinos. Spinnato is known for his combination of music, comedy, hypnosis and audience participation, creating one not-to-be-missed show. We will open the night with comedian you will love who has quite a few tricks up his sleeve too. This master of delusion performs the few magic tricks he knows because he owes the casino money and this is the only way he can pay them back. You will be underwhelmed by his trickery but overwhelmed with laughter. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $15 - $25.

 

MY SINATRA Starring Cary Hoffman

WHEN:  October 22, 2014, 2:00 PM

WHERE: Fox Theater

Cary Hoffman stars in his concert version of the critically acclaimed Off Broadway hit musical, My Sinatra. Cary performs live with his amazing and talented big band. This show is a mesmerizing concert of the incredible songs and stories about Sinatra that you may never have heard before, all sung and told by Hoffman. My Sinatra is a hilarious and heartwarming concert with all the style and incomparable charm of Sinatra. This Sinatra idolizer has an unparalleled ability to channel the voice of Ol’ Blue Eyes and here is what some of the professionals are saying about this show. Tickets for this show are $30.00.

 

STEVE BYRNE

WHEN:  October 23 - 25, 2014 8:00 PM

WHERE:Comix

In just a few short years, Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. With his high-energy, physical style of comedy, Byrne has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis. His unique background has given him the base comedic material for his first television show, Sullivan & Son, a half hour comedy on TBS. The show is heading into its third season. Byrne has appeared in the hit comedies The Dilemma, Couples Retreat, Four Christmases and The Goods: The Don Ready Story. His 2006 documentary, 13 or Bust, chronicles the attempt to perform 13 comedy shows in Manhattan in one night. Byrne’s lack of ego and outstanding work ethic has helped him become one of today’s most respected comedians. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $20 - $50.

 

WEEZER

WHEN:  October 24, 2014 8:00 PM

WHERE:Grand Theater

Weezer is an alternative rock band from Los Angeles consisting of Rivers Cuomo, Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell and Scott Shriner. After some early personnel changes, Weezer has had the same lineup for thirteen years. They have released ten studio albums including the upcoming Everything Will Be Alright In The End, due to release October 7, with producer Ric Ocasek, frontman for The Cars. Weezer has sold over 9 million albums in the U.S. and over 17 million worldwide. Tickets for the show are $55 & $75.

 

THE REUNION TOUR EXPERIENCE featuring Faith Evans, Total, 112 & Carl Thomas

WHEN:  October 25, 2014 8:00 PM

WHERE:Grand Theater

The Reunion Tour Experience is proud to bring back the legendary icon groups of the 90's from the former record label Bad Boy Records. The Tour features live performances by Faith Evans, Total, 112 and Carl Thomas. Tickets for the show are $45 & $65.

 

LAURA PAUSINI The Greatest Hits World Tour

WHEN:  October 26, 2014 6:00 PM

WHERE:Grand Theater

To celebrate Laura Pausini's 20th anniversary, Warner Music released “La Solitudine - La Soledad - Loneliness / Medley 2013,” the three original versions of her first released single. Pausini appears as guest star in All That Echoes, Josh Groban’s newest album, performing with him “E ti prometterò.” She was the only Italian artist to take part in The Sound of Change Live, a concert held June 1 in London, organized to launch a Gucci campaign to raise funds in support of women worldwide. Beside her in the lineup were Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Jennifer Lopez, Ellie Goulding, Florence + the Machine, Haim, Iggy Azalea, John Legend, Rita Ora, Timbaland, and many others. Tickets for the show range $69 - $150.

 

LAHNA TURNER

WHEN:  October 30 - November 1 8:00PM

WHERE:Comix

Lahna Turner is quickly becoming one of the hottest females on the comedy circuit. With her sharp wit and hilarious songs, Lahna holds nothing back as she shares insights and observations from her life as a wife, mother, and the uncensored inner voice of millions of women. In August, she will release her first one-hour special, filmed live in Las Vegas, titled “So… I Wrote A Song About It.” When she’s not on the road, Lahna divides her time between Nashville and Los Angeles with her husband, comedian Ralphie May, their two wonderful children, April June May and August James May, and their dog Hoochie Mama. Tickets for the show range $15 - $40.

 

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS with Chester Bennington

WHEN:  October 31, 2014 8:00 PM

WHERE:Grand Theater

The men behind one of the most influential and turbulent bands in rock and roll, bassist Robert DeLeo, guitarist Dean DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots, have made the bold decision to join forces with Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington. Completely in control of their musical destiny, STP are ready to unveil their highly anticipated EP, High Rise, which pulses with renewed energy and purpose. The band has manufactured five hook-heavy tracks that stand beside anything in their timeless catalog, while Bennington infuses the music with an impressive level of confidence in his new surroundings. Tickets for the show are $40 & $55.

 

DUELING COMIX PIANOS

WHEN:  October 31, 10:30 PM

WHERE: Comix

COMIX At Foxwoods presents a fiery dueling pianos act with the songs and stylings of highly entertaining and energizing comedic pianists. End the night on a high note with this awesome show! Dueling Comix Pianos is a monthly act and high octane entertainment experience where the guests are pulled up on stage to become part of the show. The engaging pianist pair will perform fan favorite songs that will have guests singing and laughing, and change the lyrics to well-known songs to keep customers on their toes. We always bring in a surprise rock star pianist, known for their bar-room belting, to join Billy Musto, one of New England’s premier dueling pianists, in this crazy night of piano hysteria. Tickets for the show, which is for mature audiences only, range $15 - $25.

 

For more information on any of these events, or to inquire about future events and activities, please visit: www.foxwoods.com.