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06.09.2014
Paid admission concert scheduled for Wednesday, July 16
FARMINGTON, N.Y. –Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack (FLGR) officials confirmed this morning that national recording artists will be returning to the facility this summer with the announcement of Big & Rich headlining a Wednesday, July 16 paid admission show.

Seating will be general admission only and tickets are now available on TicketFly.com or at Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack for $12, with day of show pricing set at $17. Approximately 6,500 tickets will be available. Doors are set to open at 6:30 p.m., with an opening act taking the stage at 7:00 p.m.

Singers and songwriters Big Kenny and John Rich make up the American country music duo Big & Rich. Together since 1998, their first album Horse of a Different Color, released in 2004, produced four Top 40 country hits including “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” and “Holy Water”. Comin’ to Your City, their second album, includes the single “8th of November” which garnered a Grammy Award nomination for the duo and was inspired by the story of an American soldier, Niles Harris, who fought in Vietnam. Nominated as Vocal Duo of the Year in 2014 for the second time by the ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards, Big & Rich have released four albums with a fifth, Gravity, due to release this summer.

FLGR is also bringing back its pre-concert ‘Tailgate Zone’ in 2014 where concert goers age 21-and-over for an additional $15 can get the evening started with an all you can eat picnic dinner, live entertainment and early admission to the concert area before other ticket holders. Tailgate Zone admission is only purchased the day of the show beginning at 4 p.m.

The concert will be held outdoors, rain or shine, with seating available in the covered Grandstand. All ages are able to attend the concert, however, guests must be 18 or older to enter the gaming floor. Parking is free, however tailgating is prohibited.
 
About Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack: In operation since 1962, the facility added gaming to its offering in 2004 and expanded again in 2013 by adding 33,000 square feet with a $12 million expansion. Nearly two million visitors annually now visit the facility highlighted by over 1,500 gaming machines, the 448-seat Vineyard Buffet, Wolfgang Puck Express, Remedy Bar & Lounge, as well as live and simulcast thoroughbred racing. Gaming doors open at 8 a.m. and racing doors open at 11:30 a.m. daily. For more information, visit www.fingerlakesgaming.com.
 
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