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Akwesasne Mohawk Casino hosting concert series


AKWESASNE - Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (AMCR) is proud to announce its North Country Concert Series, presented by Wild Country 96.5FM.

The series will feature six artists performing at the Resort throughout the summer beginning in June. The performing artists feature an array of country music favorites including the multiple CMA award nominee Darryl Worley, “Kiss This” singer Aaron Tippin, platinum recording artist Sammy Kershaw, 10-time male vocalist of the year nominee Collin Raye, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year winner Phil Vassar, and CMA Female Vocalist of the Year winner Pam Tillis.

@Normal:Darryl Worley kicks off the series with his performance on June 5t, Aaron Tippin follows on June 18, Sammy Kershaw on July 24, Collin Raye on Aug. 7., Phil Vassar on Aug. 28 and Pam Tillis will close the series with her performance on Sept. 18..

Each headlining artist of the North Country Concert Series will feature performance times at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Ticket sales go live to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Ticket prices range from $30-$45 and will be available for purchase online, in person at AMCR, or over the phone by calling 877-99CASINO.

Listen to Wild Country 96.5FM for a chance to win free concert tickets. The station will be giving away tickets for each show both on air and through their Facebook page. Please visit their website for full giveaway details at Wild Country 96.5FM will also be hosting an official North Country Concert Series After Party in Cascades Lounge following each concert. Each After Party will feature a live country music DJ, Cascades drink specials, and official merchandise giveaways with Johnny Taco and the Wild Country team.

AMCR has been planning the North Country Concert Series for months. “This is something that we have wanted to do for a long time,” AMCR General Manager Patrick Bassney said.

The Resort has been hosting various musical and comedy entertainment acts since the banquet center opened last spring. “We’re very excited to become an entertainment venue in the north country, and with this line up we are expecting a sell out for each show,” Mr. Bassney added.

Please visit the website at for complete details on the North Country Concert Series.

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