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Kelsea Ballerini Live at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant

December 31, 2021

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DURANT, Okla., (December 31, 2021) – Performing for the first time at The Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant, two-time Grammy Award-nominated multiplatinum songwriter, producer and recent multiple CMA Award winner Kelsea Ballerini will take the stage on Saturday, March 12.

2021 was a prolific year for Ballerini, who not only scored her sixth No. 1 at country radio “Hole In The Bottle”, she also released her first book of poetry, Feel Your Way Through, in November.  In addition,

her hit single “half of my hometown” featuring Kenny Chesney took home wins in the categories Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year at the 2021 CMA Awards. The single was recently certified gold, marking the sixth RIAA gold and platinum certification off her recently certified RIAA gold album kelsea. Most recently, Ballerini was named as a 2021 CMT Artist of The Year. This summer, Ballerini joined the Jonas Brothers on The Remember This Tour which wrapped in Los Angeles last month. She recently teamed up with US alt-pop trio LANY for “I QUIT DRINKING.” The song has quickly amassed over 80 million streams and shot to No. 2 on the iTunes pop songs chart upon release. Inciting critical applause, People described the debut CMT Awards performance as “swept up in a storm of emotion” (see the performance HERE).

Tickets for Kelsea Ballerini are currently on sale and start at $35. Tickets can be purchased a thttps://tinyurl.com/yc5yc3d3.

The concert on March 12 will begin at 8:00 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is located 4216 S. Highway 69/75 in Durant, Okla. To learn more, visit https://www.choctawcasinos.com/choctaw-durant/entertainment/upcoming-events/

About Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini has consistently made history. With the release of her debut album, she became the only female country artist to hit #1 with her first three consecutive singles from a debut album, attaining her fifth #1 in four years with the newly certified double platinum “Miss Me More.” Her critically acclaimed sophomore album Unapologetically marked her second Top 5 debut on the Billboard Top 200. Her debut album has been certified both gold and platinum, her sophomore album has been certified gold, she has a career total of 21 gold and platinum singles certifications and total streams exceeding 3 billion to date. Ballerini has garnered two GRAMMY® Award nominations, won two ACM Awards, two CMA Awards, took home the iHeartRadio Music Awards honor for “Best New Artist” and received multiple career nominations from the ACM Awards, American Music Awards, CMA Awards, CMT Awards and People’s Choice Award. The artist’s most recent 2020 studio albums kelsea (certified RIAA gold) and balleriniwere met with critical praise including by NPR who said, “Kelsea Ballerini is definitely one of the most influential women in country right now… she’s defining the sound of the genre.” She has also been welcomed as a member of the famed Grand Ole Opry.

 

About Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Okla. 

Located an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex lies a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination in southeastern Oklahoma. Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is a three-level convention/entertainment venue offering more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space with seating for more than 3,000. Resort amenities include swimming, shopping, dining, a spa, and the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, with dining, drinks, 20 bowling lanes, a 70-game arcade, and state-of-the-art movie theater. In August 2021, a major expansion added the Sky Tower: 21 stories high featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, 3,300 additional slot machines, table games, a new poker room, new restaurants, bars, movie theaters and three-acres of swimming pools. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.

 

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