The legendary band performs live at Wheeling Island this Friday!

(Wheeling, WV – July 8, 2011) – Live entertainment is back! Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack presents America “40th Anniversary Tour” in the showroom on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 8pm for a live performance.

America became a global household name and paved the way with an impressive string of hits following the success of their signature song "A Horse With No Name”.

The year 2010 marks the 40th Anniversary of the perennial classic-rock favorite.

America, best known for tunes like "I Need You," "Ventura Highway," "Don't Cross The River," "Tin Man," "Lonely People," and "Sister Golden Hair" were the cornerstones of 1970’s Top 40 and FM rock radio.

America's albums earned six certified gold and/or platinum, with their first greatest hits collection, History, hitting four+ million in sales.

Wheeling Island’s concert series will continue with a full line up of national headliners including Blue Oyster Cult on August 4 at 8pm, Tony Orlando on September 25 at 4pm and Vicki Lawrence on October 22 at 9pm. 

Tickets are on sale at www.ticketmaster.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or at the Wheeling Island Players Club box office. Reserved seating ticket prices vary by show.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 37 table games, 12-table Jim Beam® poker room, over 1,800 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), five restaurants, 1,000-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services and gift shop.

Wheeling Island recently won 16 first place “Best of Gaming” Awards by Casino Player Magazine’s July 2010 readers poll including Best Casino, Best Reel Slots, Best Video Poker, Best Promotions and Best Service.

Wheeling Island welcomes more than 2.5 million visitors through its doors annually. Visitors enjoy the fast paced action 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For information on Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, call 877-WIN-HERE (877-946-4373), for hotel reservations call 877-WHEELING (877-943-3546) or log on to www.wheelingisland.com.

Wheeling Island Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack, a premier gaming and entertainment complex located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is the largest operation of Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delaware North Companies, Inc.


Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. Its family of companies includes Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts, Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, Delaware North Companies Sportservice, Delaware North Companies International and Delaware North Companies Boston, owner of TD Garden. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 50,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.DelawareNorth.com



Kimberly Florence
Director of Marketing
Email: kflorence@dncinc.com
Phone: 304-231-1839
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