Celebrate the Holidays with Tony Orlando During His “Great American Christmas Show” at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
Saturday, 12/22/2012, 08:00 pm –
Seminole Casino Coconut Creek – The Pavilion
5550 NW 40th Street,
Coconut Creek, Florida 33073
Just in time for the holidays, one of America’s most endearing and enduring stars, Tony Orlando, is coming to town! The star will dazzle South Florida with his “Great American Christmas Show” at The Pavilion at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on Saturday, December 22 at 8 p.m. The festive show is a classic filled with the joy and music of the season along with some of his greatest hits that has been running for 19 years in both Las Vegas and Orlando’s hometown of Branson, Missouri.
Orlando has a unique ability to move and excite an audience unlike any other, and became a teenage idol at the age of 16 with his first hit, “Halfway to Paradise” in 1961. Soon after he became a music publisher for Clive Davis at April-Blackwood Music, where he signed popular songwriters such as James Taylor. His career continued to expand when he lent his voice to a demo record for the song titled “Candida” that became wildly popular and climbed the charts all the way to number one.
Following this success, he recorded the mega sensation “Knock Three Times” which not only became number one, but was the top song of 1971 selling over six million copies worldwide, and was featured in the hit movie Now and Then. Three additional number one hits soon followed, “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree,” “My Sweet Gypsy Rose” and “He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You).”
Deciding to jump full force into what was already a meteoric rise to the top, Orlando released a string of even more successful songs, including “Who’s in the Strawberry Patch with Sally,” “Cupid,” “Steppin’ Out-I’m Gonna Boogie Tonight” and “Mornin’ Beautiful.” To date, he has sold millions of records across the globe and remains one of America’s most beloved personalities.
Over the years, he has been a recipient of three American Music Awards, a People’s Choice Award and was one of the first entertainers to be featured as a subject of VH1’s Behind the Music in 1998. He was also awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1990 for his outstanding achievements in the entertainment industry.
Tickets start at $20* and are available at www.ticketmaster.com. *Additional fees may apply
About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
The all-new Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is South Florida’s hottest place to play. With its recent $150 million expansion, the entertainment destination now features 65 table games of live Blackjack, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride and Spanish 21 plus a High-Limit area and lounge on a 100,000-square-foot casino floor. The new second floor non-smoking Stax Poker Lounge offers high stakes no-limit action including Texas Hold ‘em, 7-Card Stud and Omaha Hi Lo tournaments. More than 2,300 Las Vegas-style slots include Wide-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Three new restaurants – the upscale NYY Steak, Sorrisi Italian Restaurant and the New York-style 1st Street Deli – join the award winning Fresh Harvest, Nectar Lounge and Sunset Grill. Taking total guest enjoyment to a new level is The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat concert venue, and the revolutionary Player’s Club showcasing an innovative and immersive experience eliminating wait times. An environmentally friendly garage with solar energy and green art technology offers 2,400 covered parking spaces. An adjacent transportation hub is outfitted with valet service and a bus lounge for ultimate comfort and guest convenience. Open 24/7, 365 days, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road at 5550 NW 40 Street. For more information, call 954-977-6700, visit us online at www.seminolecasinococonutcreek.com or www.facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek. Follow us on Twitter @SemCasinoCoCo.