BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parx Casino®, Pennsylvania’s #1 casino, has announced today the grand opening of the brand new live entertainment venue, Xcite Center. The opening event for this intimate 1,500 seat venue will feature world renowned music group and the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Chicago®. A second featured launch concert will be headlined by the most award-winning country music group in the past decade, Rascal Flatts.
Xcite Center’s debut is set to shine on Saturday, January 13, 2018 and will feature the legendary two-time GRAMMY Award® winning rock band, Chicago®. Out of 36 career albums, an incredible 25 have been certified platinum and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards altogether. As the first American rock band to chart Top 40 albums in six consecutive decades, they are considered one of the world’s best-selling groups of all time.
Following the opening, Xcite Center will also host a featured launch concert on Saturday, March 3, 2018 with Rascal Flatts – the most awarded country vocal group of the past decade. Rascal Flatts has achieved numerous milestones in the past 10 years, including winning six consecutive CMA Awards for Vocal Group of the Year, induction into the Grand Ole Opry in 2011 and 16 number one hits.
“The Xcite Center will be a spectacular new live music venue for the region to enjoy. We are thrilled and honored to open with the iconic band Chicago® then host one of country music’s best, Rascal Flatts in March,” says Tony Ricci, CEO of Parx Casino®. “This is only the start of bringing some of the best live entertainment acts to Parx Casino® and Bucks County.”
Tickets for the Xcite Center launch concerts can be purchased at www.parxcasino.com beginning Friday, October 20, 2017 at 11am.
In addition to the Xcite Center, the $50 million expansion to Parx Casino® will add 45,000 square feet of space totaling the property footprint to 375,000 square feet. As part of the property development, Parx Casino® will welcome Lombardi’s Pizzeria from New York City, The Liberty Bell Gastropub and a brand new exclusive poker room to the main casino building.
For more information on Parx Casino® and the Xcite Center, please contact Carrie Nork Minelli (215-801-9389, firstname.lastname@example.org).
ABOUT PARX CASINO®
Parx Casino® is owned and operated by Greenwood Racing, Inc. Parx Casino® is conveniently located 20 minutes north of center city Philadelphia, I-95 exit 37 or PA Turnpike exit 351 (westbound), exit 352 (eastbound) onto Street Road in Bensalem. Parx features over 200,000 square feet of gaming; over 3,300 slot machines and 133 live table games; over 80 poker tables; live racing & simulcast action; Parxgrill, an upscale signature restaurant; Foodies quick service dining; Chickie's & Pete's Crab House and Sports Bar; 360 bar and live music venue; Jax sports bar; Circle Bar; Bambu Noodle House; Earl of Sandwich®; Xlounge, ultramodern luxury lounge and complimentary parking for over 5,000 cars. Coming January 2018 – The opening of the 1,500 seat live entertainment venue the Xcite Center; Lombardi’s, America’s first Pizzeria; The Liberty Bell Gastropub, farm-to-fork inspired menu; Parx Poker, the brand new poker room moving inside the main casino. For more information on Parx Casino®, visit www.parxcasino.com.