Two-Big Concerts this June at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant
April 26, 2021
DURANT, Okla. (April 26, 2021) – Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is proud to welcome two big artists this summer! Making debut performances at the Grand Theater, ACM New Female Artist of the Year nominee, Ingrid Andress will perform on Friday, June 11 and outlaw-rebellion country artist Riley Green on Friday, June 25.
Andress was nominated for three ACM Awards including New Female Artist of the Year. Andress also received three GRAMMY nominations and was the only country artist nominated in the general field big four categories as a Best New Artist nominee, tying Miranda Lambert as this year’s most-nominated country artist. She co-wrote and co-produced every song on her debut album, “Lady Like”, which features her platinum-selling, No. 1 debut single “More Hearts Than Mine,” nominated for ACM’s Single of the Year, and her current single “Lady Like,” which is climbing the country radio charts now.
In addition, the 2020 CMA, ACM and CMT Music Awards nominee took home Song of the Year honors from both the MusicRow Awards and NSAI’s Nashville Songwriter Awards and was the first female country artist named to Apple Music’s Up Next program. With over 500 million streams to date, she has received widespread acclaim from outlets such as The New York Times, NPR, HUFFPOST, Entertainment Weekly, ELLE, Teen Vogue, WWD, PAPER and Wonderland and has made several national TV performances including appearances on Ellen, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show with James Corden, TODAY, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The 54th Annual CMA Awards and The 2020 CMT Music Awards.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 29 at 9 a.m. and can be purchased at https://tinyurl.com/aj22659x. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. and doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Green was raised on the sounds of traditional country, bluegrass and southern gospel music. His full-length debut album DIFFERENT ‘ROUND HERE was released in 2019 and has produced GOLD-certified No. 1 hit “There Was This Girl” and PLATINUM-certified single “I Wish Grandpa’s Never Died” – a song People praised “might take him to a whole new stratosphere,” and one he shares co-writing credits posthumously alongside his two grandfathers. Highlighting his southern roots and relatability, he co-wrote each track offering a perspective Rolling Stone describes as “Drinks-in-the-air Nineties country at an Alabama vs. Auburn tailgate.”
Named ACM’s 2020 New Male Artist of the Year Green recently released his latest EP IF IT WASN’T FOR TRUCKS with Billboard noting the “accessible, winning songs” and American Songwriter proclaiming his “storytelling talents shine bright.” Named a CMT Listen Up Artist and one of MusicRow’s 2019 Next Big Things he was also voted as one of CRS’ 2020 New Faces and was named MusicRow’s Breakout Artist of the Year at their Country Breakout Awards. For more information and upcoming tour dates visit RileyGreenMusic.com.
Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 29 at 9 a.m. and can be purchased at https://tinyurl.com/pu7pavvf. The concert will begin at 8 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 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 which offers more than 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seating for more than 3,000 people. The resort’s amenities include the Oasis Pool – featuring four tropical pools with private cabanas – as well as the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District, where visitors can enjoy Tailgater’s Lounge, 20 bowling lanes, a 70-game arcade, and a state-of-the-art movie theater. The casino offers more than 4,100 slot machines, 60 table games, and a private poker lounge featuring 26 poker tables. In the summer of 2021, a major expansion effort will add the Sky Tower: 21 stories high featuring 1,000 new luxury hotel rooms, along with 3,300 additional slot machines and over 30 tables in the new poker room, along with 40 table games, six new restaurants, two additional movie theaters, and a three-acre swimming pool – making Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant one of the largest gaming resorts in the world. For more information, visit choctawcasinos.com.