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Acclaimed comedian George Lopez live at Fallsview Casino

2013 Entertainment line-up features comedy, dance and music

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Fallsview Casino Resort is pleased to announce its January 2013 line-up and a first-time appearance by Grammy nominated George Lopez, who will bring his unique style and humour to the Avalon stage for two nights on January 9 &10 at 8:30 pm.

A multi-talented entertainer, Lopez' career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy and late-night television. After co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. television's groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC, he hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS. Lopez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been recognized as one of "The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America" and one of "The Top Ten Favourite Television Personalities" by Time magazine and the Harris Pole respectively. He has co-hosted the Emmy Awards and twice hosted the Latin Grammys.

Joining George Lopez in kicking-off the 2013 concert season will be the international hit production Spirit of the Dance. Winner of nine Global awards, including best choreography and best international production, this foot-stomping show returns to the Avalon stage showcasing the skill and precision of world champion Irish dancers.

Leading off the 2013 international concert series, Taiwan-based pop vocalist and classically-trained pianist Valen Hsu makes her debut at Fallsview Casino. Hsu will take the stage for two nights engaging fans with a selection of hits from her latest album.

The complete January 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:

En Vogue
Friday, January 4
Saturday, January 5
Showtime: 9:00pm
Tickets Start at $25

90's female super group, En Vogue, takes to the stage with such hits as: "Hold On", "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)", and "Free Your Mind". With multi-platinum records sales and a career that has spanned almost two decades, En Vogue has set the standard for Pop-infused R&B records and has become one of the most successful female vocal acts of all time.

Valen Hsu
Sunday, January 6
Showtime: 7:00pm
Monday, January 7
Showtime: 8:30pm
Tickets start at $88

Taiwan-based pop vocalist and classically-trained pianist Valen Hsu takes the stage at Fallsview Casino to perform her hits including those from her latest album "When the Night Falls…Do You Hear (Me)?"

George Lopez
Wednesday, January 9
Thursday, January 10
Showtime 8:30pm
Tickets start at $75

Actor, comedian and talk show host George Lopez brings his unique style and humour to the stage at Fallsview Casino Resort.

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone
Friday, January 11
Saturday, January 12
Showtime: 9:00pm
Tickets start at $25

As part of the British Invasion of the 60s, Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone has sold over 50 million albums.  They will take the stage at Fallsview with hits such as: "I'm Henry the VIII, I Am", "I'm into Something Good", "Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter" and "There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World)".

Spirit of the Dance
January 16-27 (excluding January 22)
Jan 16, 20, 21, 23 - Showtime: 3:00pm
Jan 17 & 24 - Showtime: 8:30pm
Jan 18 & 25 - Showtime: 9:00pm
Jan 19 & 26 - Showtime: 3:00pm & 9:00pm
Jan 27 - Showtime: 3:00pm & 7:00pm
Tickets start at $25

Irish in Origin and bursting with raw energy, "Spirit of the Dance" is a foot-stomping international production featuring a spectacular blend of traditional culture that has thrilled audiences all over the world.

Songwriter's Series
Saturday, January 26
Showtime: 8:30pm
All tickets are $20

Join us for an intimate evening of shared stories, laughs and unforgettable music as Bob DiPiero and Tim Nichols bring some of Nashville's hit-making songwriters together on stage in the Grand Hall at Fallsview Casino Resort.  Bob DiPiero, Tim Nichols, Josh Leo and Marv Green are featured this month.

Tickets to the January 2013 shows are available starting at noon on Friday, October 12, 2012 at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting and clicking on "Media Centre."

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders.  It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and over 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

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