02.16.2009

The 1,000 seat expansion offers an even better entertainment line-up and exciting combination of live performances!

With 1,000 showroom seats set to open in March, Wheeling Island Hotel • Casino • Racetrack will offer their most exciting line-up of concert entertainment ever!

 Wheeling Island kicks off their new 1,000 seat showroom with a special performance from “Mr. Las Vegas” Wayne Newton on March 7.

The excitement continues all month with Bret Michaels “Rock of Love Tour”, Eddie Money and country legend George Jones. Each concert event will take place at 9pm in the Wheeling Island showroom.

Tickets are on sale now and can be ordered by calling Ticketmaster at 304-233-3535, online at
www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting the Wheeling Island Players Club ticket office. Ticket holders must be 21 years or older.
 
WHEELING ISLAND HOTEL • CASINO • RACETRACK
2009 SPRING CONCERT SERIES
Presented by Three Olives Vodka & 1800 Tequila
 
MARCH
“Mr. Las Vegas” Wayne Newton – Saturday, March 7th at 9pm
Bret Michaels “Rock of Love Tour” – Friday, March 13th at 9pm
Eddie Money – Friday, March 20th at 9pm
“Country Legend” George Jones – Friday, March 27th at 9pm
 
APRIL
The Temptations – Friday, April 3rd at 9pm
Air Supply – Friday, April 24th at 9pm
 
MAY
Creedence Clearwater Revisted – Friday, May 22nd at 9pm

Coming Saturday, March 7th, Wayne Newton will make his first Wheeling appearance in over 10 years. Best known for his signature song “Danke Schoen” and chart topping hit “Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast”, Newton has performed in over 30,000 solo shows in Las Vegas over the last 40 years earning him the “Mr. Las Vegas” nickname.


Coming March 20th, Eddie Money brings his recognizable vocals and catchy melodies to the stage for one live performance. The popular MTV rock singer, found success with a string of Top 40 hits including “Two Tickets To Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight”.

Coming March 27th, country music legend George Jones, who over the past twenty years has frequently been referred to as “the greatest living country singer” by writers and artists alike. His long career has earned him a long list of hit records including “He Stopped Loving Her Today” and “White Lightening”.

Coming April 3rd, The Temptations bring their unique choreography, distinct harmonies and on-stage suites to the stage offering a repertoire of R&B, doo-wop, funk, disco, soul and adult contemporary music. Their list of hits includes “The Way You Do the Things You Do” and “My Girl”.

Coming April 24th, Air Supply, the soft rock duo who had a succession of hits worldwide in the late ‘70s & ‘80s including “All Out of Love” and “The One That You Love”. Their songs have withstood the test of time having been named as the number 83 best musical acts of all time in the Billboard Hot 100’s 50 year anniversary edition.  

Coming May 22nd, Creedence Clearwater Revisited was formed by The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame rhythm section of the legendary group Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1995. Their performance is reminiscent of the original CCR hits generations have come to know and love.

Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack offers 43 table games, 20-table poker room, over 2,000 slot machines, 151-room luxury hotel, the #1 Greyhound Track in the USA (based on purses paid), six restaurants, 550-seat showroom, meeting and banquet services, gift shop and fitness center.
Coming March 13th, Bret Michaels and the Rock of Love Tour. Michaels, a Pennsylvania native and former ‘80s metal band frontman, stars in the hit reality TV show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels on VH1. The show kicked off its third season in January 2009. 
  
For more information, visit online at
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, TD Banknorth Garden, and American Park ‘n Swap. Delaware North Companies is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States approaching $2 billion in annual revenue and 40,000 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.
 
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