Preview: Rock Icons, Comedy Legends, and a Country Superstar entertain at Foxwoods this October

FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO REVEALS OCTOBER ENTERTAINMENT AND EVENTS

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Only treats, no tricks all month long with Foxwoods Resort Casino’s incredible entertainment roster this October.

Get your tickets to unforgettable performances by country-pop star Carrie Underwood, hysterical comedy personalities George Lopez and Michael Blackson, and American rock icons Staind, Incubus, Toto and ZZ Top. You’ll swear you’re seeing the ghosts of music legends past when you hear the incredible live tribute artists during the Legends in Concert shows throughout the month.

Tickets for all shows and events may be purchased online at Foxwoods.com, or by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available onsite at any Foxwoods Box Office.

Legends in Concert

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WHEN: October 1-27, times vary

WHERE: Fox Theater

With international acclaim and its storied history, Legends in Concert is known as the pioneer of live tribute shows and possesses the greatest collection of live tribute artists in the industry. Each legendary performer not only looks like the star they portray, but use their own natural voices to pay homage to their iconic music counterpart. You won’t want to miss the tributes to Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Sting, Elvis, Freddie Mercury and Donna Summer! Tickets are $35 and $45.

Michael Blackson

WHEN: October 4, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson, also known as “The African King of Comedy,” has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. Tickets are $39 and $49.

Dueling Pianos

WHEN: October 4, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Live @ Atrium Bar & Lounge

Two players, two pianos, one great time. You don’t want to miss Savage Piano’s Dueling Pianos at Foxwoods Live @ Atrium Bar & Lounge! The best part? The performance will occur the first Friday of every month, and the show is free!

DJ Riz

WHEN: October 4, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Joseph Rizzo a.k.a. “DJ Riz” was born and raised in Brooklyn. Since he got his first turntable at the age of 14, DJ Riz has held residencies in some of the most iconic clubs in New York City and played at countless other major US and overseas clubs. His music is on regular rotation on Sirius XM’s BPM and ElectricArea. Tickets start at $10.

Staind

WHEN: October 5, 8:00 p.m. and October 6, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

It seems like only yesterday, but it’s been more than a decade since Staind first exploded onto the hard rock vanguard. In that time, the Massachusetts-based quartet has staked a claim as one of modern music’s most powerful and provocative outfits, combining aggressive hard rock energy with singer/songwriter Aaron Lewis’s raw, heartfelt lyricism and gift for undeniable melody resulting into a magnificent, multi-platinum career. Tickets are $85, $105 and $150.

PDA- Post DJ Apocalypse

WHEN: October 5, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Live @ Atrium Bar & Lounge

Come enjoy a non-stop party of all your favorite hit songs played with the precision of a DJ but the excitement of a live band. This a free show!

Jesse Marco

WHEN: October 5, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Jesse Marco is a DJ, producer, turntablist and model from New York City. Marco holds residencies at several prominent nightclubs and has performed at events for celebrity clients including Jay-Z and Heidi Klum. He’s also played at notable fashion events and was featured in the movie Project X. Tickets start at $10.

Nervo

WHEN: October 8, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Electronic dance music’s first sisters – Mim and Liv Nervo – have staged a miraculous climb onto the international stage. These multi-talented DJ dynamos are the all-time top-ranking female DJs in the world with their viral hit “Best Friend,” which has become the official iPhone X campaign launch song. Tickets start at $15.

Carrie Underwood

WHEN: October 9, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

Since winning “American Idol” in 2005, Carrie Underwood has gone on to become one of the most successful country music artists of her generation. A seven-time GRAMMY Award winner, she has sold 64 million records worldwide and recorded 26 #1 singles. When fans see Carrie Underwood’s new Cry Pretty Tour, they will experience a soul-baring production full of empowering musical moments that at times leave the audience breathless. Tickets are $150, $180, $220, $250, $300 and $350

Incubus– 20 Years Of Make Yourself & Beyond

WHEN: October 11, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

Incubus became one of the most successful alt/rock bands of the early 2000s in large part thanks to the effect of the 1999 album “Make Yourself.” To mark the album’s 20th anniversary, the band will perform songs from that era as well as other songs spanning their career. Tickets are $55, $65 and $75.

Dirty Dek

WHEN: October 11, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

A turntablist before the digital sync button age, Boston’s DJ Dirty Dek keeps the energy turned up when he’s on the decks. With a vast knowledge of all genres, Dirty Dek can play for any crowd and he’s worked with Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Avicci, Calvin Harris and more. Tickets start at $10.

Freestyle Extravaganza

WHEN: October 12, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

The pioneers of the Freestyle movement return to Foxwoods with the Freestyle Extravaganza! Fans can catch performances by TKA, a Latin Freestyle trio who rose to prominence in the 80’s and Rob Base, best known for his hit “It Takes Two”, and one of the pioneers of the crossover success that rap music would have in the popular music. The show will also feature the return of “The King of Freestyle” Stevie B, Judy Torres, The Cover Girls, Johnny O., Rockell, Noel, Shannon, George Lamond, and Robin S. & David of Nice & Wild. Tickets are $65, $85 and $158.

DJ Costa

WHEN: October 12, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

DJ Costa, considered one of the top DJ’s in New England, originally made a name for himself working on Boston’s #1 morning show, KISS 108’s Matty in the Morning. From there, his DJ career began and he would soon leave his mark by spinning at some of the hottest clubs and providing entertainment at events around the country. Tickets start at $10.

Toto

WHEN: October 18, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

It’s without question that Toto are currently in the middle of a major resurgence around the world. The band’s brand new greatest hits package, titled “40 Trips Around The Sun,” debuted in the Top 40 in eight different countries. Few ensembles in the history of recorded music have individually or collectively had a larger imprint on pop culture than the members of Toto. As individuals, the band members can be heard on an astonishing 5,000 albums that together amass a sales history of a half a billion albums. Tickets are $25, $35 and $45.

DJ JD

WHEN: October 18, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Over the last 14 years DJ JD has solidified himself as New England’s premier DJ, holding the hottest residencies, playing the most exclusive parties and proving his ability to consistently rock the crowd. Being a classically trained musician and graduating from Berklee College of Music have influenced him to mix music in a way seldom heard in today’s club scene. Tickets start at $10.

Rick Ross & Jeezy

WHEN: October 19, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

Rick Ross put Miami back in rap’s national spotlight with “Hustlin,'” the platinum introduction to a uniquely larger-than-life character with gruffly delivered tales about the spoils and pitfalls of drug trafficking. The rapper became not only a hip-hop fixture but an unlikely pop star as well. He will be joined by Young Jeezy, a highly accomplished rapper who, with his talent of shooting verses and his ability to play with words, splashed into the limelight. Tickets are $75, $95 and $158.

Politik

WHEN: October 19, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Politik’s eclectic taste, extraordinary musical instincts, and versatility behind the decks has allowed him to tour the world while building an illustrious list of brands, celebrities, and tastemakers that call upon him regularly. Tickets start at $10.

So You Think You Can Dance Live

WHEN: October 20, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

Following the continued success of the hit summer competition series and 16 Emmy wins, So You Think You Can Dance Live will feature the show’s Top 10 Finalists including Season 16’s soon-to-be-announced winner. So You Think You Can Dance All-Stars Lauren Froderman, Season 7 winner, and Cyrus “Glitch” Spencer, Season 9 finalist, will also be on stage to perform original routines. Tickets are $40, $50 and $60.

Borgeous

WHEN: October 22, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

In the past two years, American DJ and producer John Borger, better known by his stage name Borgeous, has carved his original style into the ever-growing global electronic music scene. The young talent, who has become one of the most recognized names in the industry, has a dedicated fan base and has already accomplished three Billboard Dance Radio Top 10s, three Beatport #1’s and a #1 on the iTunes Dance Chart in 15 different countries. Tickets start at $15.

Brandi Carlile

WHEN: October 24, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

Brandi Carlile, the GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, performer and producer whose music splits the difference between pop/rock and folksy Americana, is currently in the midst of a landmark year following the release of album, By The Way, I Forgive You. She was nominated for 6 GRAMMYS and took home 3 trophies for Best Americana Album, Best American Roots Song and Performance. Tickets are $59.50, $79.50 and $99.50.

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World Tour

WHEN: October 25, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2019! Mission leader Asia O’Hara is on a journey to save the universe with the help of her intergalactic queens including Aquaria, Detox, Monet Exchange, Naomi Smalls, Plastique, Violet Chachki, and Yvie Oddly! Tickets are $35 and $55.

Jason Smith

WHEN: October 25, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Jason Smith has always been committed to the art of DJing. Combining his endless enthusiasm for all forms of music with a technical skill developed from years of experience, Jason brings a fresh ear and a classic style everywhere he plays. His talents have brought him across the globe, sharing and translating his mastery of the art form for crowds of all shapes and sizes. Tickets start at $10.

George Lopez

WHEN: October 26, 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

George Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, standup comedy, and late-night television. Named as one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America and one of the top 10 favorite TV personalities, George Lopez is known for his effusive stage persona and comically bleak depictions of the Mexican American experience. Tickets are $49, $59 and $89.

Vinny Vibe

WHEN: October 26, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

What better way to spend Halloween weekend than with one of New England’s hottest and most talented DJs? Vinny Vibe is best known for his “Dirty Little Secrent Remix” featuring world-renowned remixer Lodato. Costumes encouraged but are not mandatory for entry! Tickets start at $10.

ZZ Top

WHEN: October 27, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Grand Theater

Celebrate 50 years of ZZ Top! Formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas, the classic trio of Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard have all been going strong in the band for all 50 years. Along the way, ZZ Top has released such classic hits as “La Grange”, “Gimme All Your Lovin’”, and “Legs”, among others, and they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2004. Pittsburgh rock band Ghost Hounds, known for their signature sounds that combine soul, rock and blues, will be opening. Tickets are $45, $55 and $65.

R3hab

WHEN: October 29, 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: SHRINE

Fadil El Ghoul, better known by his stage name R3hab, is a Dutch DJ, record producer and remixer. A globetrotting Dutch-Moroccan talent hailed by the likes of Forbes and Billboard Magazine as the future of his craft, R3hab has taken full control of his sound and presence over the last 7 years, garnering hundreds of millions of streams across the board whilst continuing to hold a staggering presence on the global club circuit. Tickets start at $15.

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