New stage at Niagara Falls casino gets second booking with 90s band


Published September 20, 2022 at 12:27 pm

Group members have changed over the years but grunge rockers Live will be the first band on the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino Resort.

A second show has been booked for the new 5,000-seat OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls.

Well-known 1990s grunge rockers, Live, will be on stage on October 29, following the cast of crew of the reality-TV show “Canada’s Got Talent” which opens the new theatre October 19 to 23.

Live, a multi-platinum band that has sold over 22 million albums worldwide. is best know for their hits “Lightning Crashes,” “I Alone,” “All Over You,” and “Lakini’s Juice,” which still get radio air-time to this day.

The band, like most from the era, has gone through multiple line-up changes over the years but they’re back touring the arena and smaller venue circuit in 2022.

Meanwhile, it’s business as usual this October for the 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, the casino’s mainstay venue since opening in 2004.

On October 1, celebrated country artist and multi-platinum entertainer, Sara Evans, will hit the stage with her stunning and timeless country voice.

Connecting to audiences through personal stories, and with five No. 1 hit singles including “No Place That Far”, “Suds In The Bucket” and “A Real Fine Place to Start,” this is a show for the country lovers in the crowd.

On October 6, reimagine the timeless classics of Tragically Hip as popular cover band, The Strictly Hip, are not only bringing their show but get backed up by the full power of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra.

Audience members will ear classics like “Ahead by a Century”, “Bobcaygeon” and “At the Hundredth Meridian” like they’ve never heard them before.

On October 8. comedian Chelsea Handler is bringing her show “Chelsea Handler – Vaccinated and Horny” with her usual humour and candor that established her as one of the most celebrated voices in entertainment and pop culture.

After a strong seven-year run as the host of E!’s top-rated Chelsea Lately, a tenure in which Handler was the only female late-night talk show host on-air, she has penned six best-selling books, launched a documentaries series and talk show on Netflix, a critically acclaimed stand-up special on HBO Max, and a radio advice podcast.

Things will get raucous and rowdy from October 12 to 16 when the runaway international hit, The Choir of Man, returns with the ultimate-feel good show offers up indisputable joy. It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s the best pub “lock-in” you’ve ever been to.

Featuring pop, classic rock, folk, Broadway and pub tunes, The Choir of Man has something for everyone.

On October 27, A Thousand Horses will bring their fresh fusion of classic sounds – a hybrid of the Allman Brothers, Black Crowes and Exile on Main Street-era Rolling Stones, wrapped up in a Modern-Country context.

Over the last decade, the group has toured with artists such as Jason Aldean and Lynyrd Skynyrd and earned two top 40 hits overall on Billboard’s Hot Country songs chart, including “Smoke,” which reached No. 1, and “(This Ain’t No) Drunk Dial.”

And finally on October 26, Richard Marx is bringing his “Songwriter Tour” to the Avalon Theatre. With nearly three decades in the industry, singer-songwriter and producer, Marx will be performing an intimate evening of his love songs such as “Hold On To The Nights,” “Satisfied,” “Don’t Mean Nothing,” “Endless Summer Nights” and “Should’ve Known Better.”

Featuring pop, classic rock, folk, Broadway and pub tunes, The Choir of Man has something for everyone.

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