BENSALEM, PA (CelebrityAccess) The Bowery Presents/AEG and Philadelphia-based promotion company Bonfire Entertainment are partnering to be the exclusive promoters for the upcoming Xcite Center, the new 1,500-capacity venue at Bensalem, Pa.’s Parx Casino.
The Xcite Center is expected to open Saturday, Jan. 13, with a sold-out show by Chicago, followed by sold out shows by Bill Engvall Jan. 14 and Paul Rodgers Jan. 20.
“Bringing elite worldwide talent to the very best facilities is what we do best,” Mark Shulman, principal at The Bowery Presents/AEG, said in a statement. “The experience that artists and fans will have at the Xcite Center at Parx Casino is unparalleled in the region. I can’t wait for the fans to see this phenomenal venue.”
The venue features modern lighting, three 16 ft. x 9 ft. IMAG video screens, a modern sound system and stage that is 65 feet wide and 30 feet deep, according to a statement. The venue also boasts to be “an industry rider-friendly facility supplying incoming productions with all equipment requested to produce a world-class show.”
“All of us at Bonfire are honored to present shows in, not only this beautiful, but also state of the art facility,” Bryan Dilworth, partner at Bonfire Entertainment, said. “Simply put, Xcite Center is a game changer.”
The full schedule, so far, is below.
Jan 13 CHICAGO – Sold Out
Jan 14 BILL ENGVALL (6pm – Sold Out; 9pm – Limited Seats Still Available)
Jan 20 PAUL RODGERS – Sold Out
Jan 26 WAYNE BRADY
Jan 27 GABRIEL IGLESIAS – Sold Out
Feb 8 DWIGHT YOAKAM
Feb 9 PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO
Feb 10 THIRD EYE BLIND
Feb 17 THE COMMODORES
Feb 23 JIM BREUER
Feb 24 EDDIE MONEY
Mar 1 LYLE LOVETT & SHAWN COLVIN
Mar 3 RASCALL FLATTS- Sold Out
Mar 18 FEMMES OF ROCK
Apr 20 DANE COOK
Apr 27 & 28 REBA McENTIRE – Sold Out
May 19 HOTEL CALIFORNIA “A Salute to the Eagles”