A few weeks ago, Casino Rama announced that it will host “I Love The 90s Tour” with one of the era’s most prominent artists, but that is not all. This week, the gaming property announced that it has prepared even more exciting shows in the spring of 2023. Some of the newly revealed performers include Chicago, The Jacksons, and Matt Fraser, among others.
The casino is jointly owned by the Chippewas of Rama First Nation and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation but is operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment. It is located at 5899 Rama Rd, Rama, and is one of the largest casinos in the province. It offers an immense variety of entertainment with numerous gambling options, an event centre, and some fine dining amenities.
New Shows Start in March
On March 25, 2023, the casino’s patrons will be entertained by psychic medium Matt Fraser who is set to show off his incredible abilities. The star of the TV series E! Entertainment and bestselling author of We Never Die will turn the audience from doubters to believers. Tickets for his magical show start at CA$40 apiece and can reach CA$70.
After that, on April 8, 2023, the legendary rock and roll band Chicago will take over the stage and perform some of their greatest hits, such as If You Leave Me Now and You’re The Inspiration. This year, the American band will celebrate its 55th consecutive year of touring with three of its original members, Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane, and James Pankow.
A week later on April 15, 2023, The Jackson who have more than 50 years in the music industry will bring the groove to the casino with their Motown and pop songs. The group has left its mark on the music industry and has been recognized via various awards, and it was even inducted into the Recording Academy’s Grammy Hall of Fame for its ABC and I Want You Back hit tiles.
Lastly, guests of the casino will need to prepare their cowboy boots to enjoy the country artist Scotty McCreery who will bring his Damn Strait Tour to the casino’s entertainment venue. The former American Idol will perform on April 29, 2023. Tickets for the concerts will go online on Saturday, January 14, 2023, on Ticketmaster.ca.
Besides providing world-class entertainment, Casino Rama is also socially responsible for its surroundings. Before the Christmas holidays, the gaming hotspot a generous donation of CA$5,000 to The Sharing Place Food Centre. Staff of the casino managed to raise more than CA$2,300 for the initiative via a Jeans Day fundraiser. Also, over 242 pounds of food were collected and sent to the food bank.
Back in April 2022, Casino Rama successfully negotiated a new labour collective deal with its unionized staff. The new arrangement is in play for the next three years, and it will award workers with a wage bump of 9.5% over the duration of the contract. It also enhances skilled trades by 15% over the next three years, while also massively shortening the wage progression scale.
Source: Phillips, Kim “New performances announced at Casino Rama this spring” Barrie CTV News, January 10, 2023