HEAVY METAL LEGENDS BLUE ÖYSTER CULT TO ROCK THE STAGE AT RIVERS CASINO & RESORT SCHENECTADY
Schenectady, NY (September 23, 2019) – Legendary heavy metal band Blue Öyster Cult will rock the stage at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Saturday, December 28, 2019. Fans will be treated to an unforgettable show, including the bands stone-cold rock classics, “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper,” “Godzilla,” and “Burnin’ for You”.
Tickets go on sale Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m. and start at $45. Tickets are available at riverscasinoandresort.com, tickets.proctors.org or the Proctors Theater Box Office in Schenectady. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m.
Since the release of their self-titled debut album in 1972, Long Island-based Blue Öyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock for over four decades. Praised for their catchy-yet-heavy music, and lyrics that could be provocative, terrifying, funny or ambiguous (often in the same song), BÖC is one of the few hard rock/heavy metal bands to earn both mainstream critical acclaim as well as commercial success.
Revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for their pioneering work, the band is frequently cited by other acts, including Metallica, as a major influence. BÖC was also listed in VH1’s countdown of the Greatest Hard Rock Bands Of All Time. Other notable BÖC songs include “Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll,” “Then Came the Last Days of May,” “In Thee,” “Veteran of the Psychic Wars,” “Dominance and Submission,” “Astronomy,” and “Shooting Shark.”
The bands current lineup includes original creative core duo of vocalist/lead guitarist, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser and vocalist/rhythm guitarist, Eric Bloom, along with Richie Castellano on guitar and keyboards, and their longtime rhythm section of bassist, Danny Miranda and drummer, Jules Radino.
For more information about Blue Öyster Cult, visit www.blueoystercult.com.
The Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center is just steps away from the casino gaming floor and The Landing Hotel. For more details about the concert and to make reservations at The Landing Hotel, please visit riverscasinoandresort.com.
About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady: Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and a 16-table poker room and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants—among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,200 team members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit riverscasinoandresort.com
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