Batavia Downs announces tribute concert series

Dec 18, 2018

BATAVIA — Batavia Downs looks to get “Chicken Fried” and “Thunderstruck” in the coming months.

The facility will host its 2019 tribute concert series from January through April in the Paddock Room. Here’s the lineup:

• Jan. 19 — ZBTB, a Zac Brown Tribute Band.

• Feb. 8 — Soul Brothers, a Blues Brothers tribute group that performs music from the Blues Brothers, James Brown, Ray Charles, the Righteous Brothers, Sam and Dave and more.

• March 23 — Music of the Stars, a tribute to Neil Diamond, Tom Jones, Elton John, Paul McCartney, The Bee Gees, Roy Orbison, Gary Puckett and Elvis Presley.

• April 6 — 21 Gun Salute, a tribute to AC/DC.

Tickets for all shows are $10 and are on sale now at BataviaConcerts.com. Each concert goer will also receive $10 in free play on the gaming floor either the day of the show or the day after.

“Following the success of our fall tribute shows, including several sellouts, we are excited to continue booking these events to entertain our guests,” said Henry Wojtaszek, CEO/president at Batavia Downs Gaming. “With ticket prices again set at a reasonable $10, getting $10 back in Free Play, we’re trying to make sure everyone can enjoy these great tribute shows and visit our newly renovated facility.”

For more information, visit BataviaDownsGaming.com.

By Matt Krueger, Batavia Daily News