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Ring in the New Year at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 12.15.21

Ring in the New Year at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady

Celebration includes New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution, dining specials at Dukes Chophouse, and gaming promotions

 

Schenectady, NY (December 15, 2021) – Guests are invited to ring in 2022 at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady where they can experience a fantastic New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution, spectacular dining options at Dukes Chophouse and exciting New Year’s Eve gaming promotions.

 

New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution – Guests are invited to ring in 2022 at Rivers Casino & Resort’s New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution – the Capital Region’s premier horn-fueled party band. The perfect way to close out 2021, this unforgettable funkadelic neon and glow light dance party will be held at the Rivers Casino Event Center on Friday, December 31, 2021. Admission to the New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution includes live music, dancing, party favors, cash bar, and a champagne toast at midnight all inside a spectacular neon and glow light filled Event Center. Tickets are on sale now for the advance purchase price of just $25 at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Tickets will increase to $30 on the day of the event. Doors open at 10 p.m. and the party goes until 1 a.m. Open to the public. Must be 21+.

 

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Dukes Chophouse – Guests can celebrate New Year’s Eve at Dukes Chophouse on Friday, December 31 or Saturday January 1, 2022 with a special three course dinner that includes a choice of fresh oysters with red caviar OR shrimp cocktail, an 8-ounce Angus filet with butter and creamed poached lobster, and a chocolate souffle for dessert. Cost per person is $120 +tax and gratuity. Dinner available both days from 4 p.m. until 11 p.m. Regular menu will also be available. Advanced reservations required at 1 (518) 579-8850.

 

$22K Light Up the Floor NYE Weekend Hot Seats – Rush Rewards members who are actively playing with their Rush Rewards card at valid slot or video poker machines on December 31 and January 1, 2022 will have a chance to win $220 slot play. 5 winners will be selected each hour between 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. on both days.

 

22X GloWIN Multiplier – Rush Rewards members will earn 22X entries into the $22,000 GloWIN Cash Giveaway starting midnight on Friday, December 31 until 7:45 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

 

Previously announced entertainment:

 

Johnny Gill (Sunday, January 16, 2022) – It’s sure to be an unforgettable evening of R&B classics when Johnny Gill hits the stage at the Rivers Casino Event Center. Guests will be groovin’ to Gill’s unmistakable and unique trademark style that has altered the sound of R&B music for over three decades with a signature sound that pairs superior singing with extraordinary showmanship. Tickets for Johnny Gill are on sale now and start at $45. Tickets are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.

 

Cage Wars 50 (Friday, January 21, 2022) – Following a series of prior sold-out competitions, Cage Wars will return to the Rivers Casino Event Center. Cage Wars 50, sponsored by Sticker Mule, will feature both local and regional amateur MMA fighters squaring off in the octagon to determine the Cage Wars 50 champion. Fight fans can expect another night of intense and exciting matchups. Tickets on sale now at CageWars.com and start at $56 plus fees. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the fights begin at 6 p.m.

 

The Oak Ridge Boys (Sunday, March 13, 2022) – Legendary country music quartet, The Oak Ridge Boys, will be bringing their distinctive harmonies and deep catalog of smash hits to the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. Fans will be in for an unforgettable evening as The Oak Ridge Boys bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, with a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $40 and will be available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Aaron Lewis (Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16, 2022) (Limited Tickets Remaining) – Outlaw country star Aaron Lewis will bring his acoustic Frayed at Both Ends tour to the Rivers Casino Event Center for two shows. Known for his impassioned live shows, Lewis will electrify fans with a special evening filled with his critically acclaimed country tunes. Tickets for both dates are available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady and start at $55. Doors for both concerts open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

Melissa Etheridge (Friday, June 17, 2022) – One of America’s favorite female singer-songwriters, Melissa Etheridge, will be rocking the house at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center. Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Etheridge is sure to thrill guests with her deep catalog of award-winning hits. Tickets go on sale this Friday, December 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $45 and will be available at RiversCasino.com/Schenectady. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the shows start at 8 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 1,000 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 RiversCasino.com/Schenectady     

 

Media Contacts:

 

Al Roney (518) 986-6650 or al@pcpublicaffairs.com

Andre Claridge (518) 424-2575 or andre@pcpublicaffairs.com