RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT RIVERS CASINO & RESORT SCHENECTADY

SCHENECTADY, NY (October 15, 2018) – Say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady during a three day celebration leading up to the new year. The party begins on Saturday, December 29, and will include performances by actor and comedian Joel McHale, musician Rick Springfield and party band Funk Evolution.

Joel McHale – On Saturday, December 29, guests will enjoy a performance from famed comedian and actor Joel McHale. McHale has held numerous TV and movie roles, including the popular comedy series Community, E! Network’s The Soup, and smash hit movie TED. He now performs his stand-up comedy to audiences all over the country. The doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show will begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $40 and are available at riverscasinoandresort.com as well as through the Proctors Box Office and tickets.proctors.org.

Rick Springfield – On Sunday, December 30, Grammy Award-winning musician Rick Springfield will take the stage and delight the audience with classic hits such as “Jessie’s Girl” and “Love Somebody.” The doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $55 and are available at riverscasinoandresort.com as well as through the Proctors Box Office and tickets.proctors.org.

New Year’s Eve Bash with Funk Evolution – On Monday, December 31, the Capital Region’s premier horn-fueled party band, Funk Evolution, will wow guests with their unique and high-energy musical stylings. Funk Evolution has toured all throughout the United States, and has also played at some of the world’s most famous venues. This funkadelic dance party will be the perfect way end 2018 and kick off the new year. Each admission will include two drink coupons, a buffet of small bites, as well as an unforgettable dance party! The doors open at 9:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 and are available at riverscasinoandresort.com as well as through the Proctors Box Office and tickets.proctors.org.