August 13, 2008

Ashanti Added to Fall Concert Line-Up at Fallsview Casino

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fallsview Casino Resort announced today that award-winning R&B singer/songwriter Ashanti will perform one show only in the resort's Avalon Theatre on Saturday, October 11.

A multi-talented singer, composer, dancer, actress and model, Ashanti burst onto the popular music scene in 2002 when her self-titled debut album landed in the # 1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B album charts. The album sold over 500,000 copies in its first week alone and spawned three Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time. It also won a Grammy for Best Contemporary R&B album.

In June, Ashanti released her fourth studio album, The Declaration, a collection of songs she wrote herself.

She has appeared in several motion pictures, including Resident Evil Extinction, John Tucker Must Die and Coach Carter.

She has also published her first book of poetry, Foolish/Unfoolish: Reflections on Love, which is currently in its sixth edition.

   Ashanti   Saturday, October 11   Showtime: 9pm (Doors open at 8pm)   Tickets start at $55   Award-winning R&B artist Ashanti takes the stage with hits like   "Foolish,""Always on Time,""Rock Wit U (Awww Baby),""Only U" and "Rain   on Me."

Tickets to see Ashanti at Fallsview Casino Resort will be available beginning at noon on Thursday, August 14, at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting

Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is one of the largest and most elegant gaming resort facilities in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders. In addition to the intimate, 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, Fallsview features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 142 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

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