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Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant Partners with Live Nation to Bring the Biggest Names in Entertainment to Choctaw Grand Theater

October 25, 2023

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(Durant, OK – October 25, 2023) – Live entertainment leaders Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant and Live Nation announced today that they have inked a partnership deal to program and book concerts at the Choctaw Grand Theater in Durant, Oklahoma.


With this partnership, Live Nation, the world’s leading live entertainment company, is dedicated to bringing a diverse range of entertainment, including concerts from top musical artists, comedians, and more, to the Choctaw Grand Theater.


“We are thrilled to partner with Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant to bring fans the best live entertainment experiences in Oklahoma and North Texas,” said Anthony Nicolaidis at Live Nation. “Choctaw has a proven track record of hosting incredible shows, and we look forward to working with them to create even more memorable experiences for fans in the years to come.”


“Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is known for its top-rated entertainment. We consistently bring the world’s leading live entertainment acts to Southeast Oklahoma and North Texas and are excited to welcome Live Nation as our booking partner,” said Frank Deal, assistant casino manager at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant. “Our guests receive an elevated experience every time they visit us, and we look forward to working with the Live Nation team and raising the bar.”


Located about an hour north of Dallas, Texas, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is an entertainment destination where guests can get away from it all. The 3,000-seat Choctaw Grand Theater is a two-time winner of the Academy of Country Music (ACM) awards for Casino of the Year – Theater and an intimate venue that gives fans a close-up experience every time.


Media Contacts:

Sally Huggins, Public Relations Director, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma | Commerce Division, 580-740-7308 or [email protected]

About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla.

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is a AAA Four Diamond casino resort, entertainment and convention destination in southeastern Oklahoma. The casino has more than 7,400 slot machines, table games, a poker room, and a large non-smoking casino.  The resort offers more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seats more than 3,000 at the Academy of Country Music (ACM) award-winning Grand Theater. The resort also includes more than 1,600 luxurious rooms and suites, 20 restaurants, 20 bars and lounges, six retail stores, two fitness centers, a spa, and two outdoor pools and a water park. The family-friendly District offers guests 20 bowling lanes, a 6-screen premier movie theater, 70 arcade games and dining options. Additionally, guests can enjoy the 77-camper Choctaw RV Park located across from the casino. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.


About Live Nation Entertainment

Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.




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