SALAMANCA – One of the most thrilling summer concert lineups in the Great Lakes Region is back for another year and packs some serious heat for entertainment lovers. Summer Rush at Seneca Casinos includes some of the world’s very best entertainers as well as unique promotions on the gaming floor and the ever-popular fireworks displays for the Independence Day holiday.

Summer Rush kicks off with arguably the world’s premier blues musician, B.B. King, at Seneca Allegany Events Center in Salamanca, N.Y., on Saturday, June 8. The following weekend on Saturday, June 22, comedian Paul Reiser from the TV sitcom “Mad About You” takes the stage at Seneca Allegany for an evening of stand-up comedy.

World-renowned adult humor comes to Seneca Allegany on Friday, July 12 when Jeff Dunham, one of the America’s most successful comedians, displays his hilarious ventriloquism routine with a host of characters such as Walter, Peanut, Achmed the Dead Terrorist and José Jalapeño on a Stick as part of his “Disorderly Conduct” tour. Later in the month on Saturday, July 27, one of the most successful country groups of all time, ALABAMA, comes to Salamanca as part of its “Celebrating 40 Years” tour.

Six days later, more stand-up takes the stage in Salamanca as Howie Mandel, one of the judges on “America’s Got Talent,” delivers an evening of laughs on Friday, August 16. On Saturday, August 31, 1980s pop-rock will be in full swing inside Seneca Allegany Events Center, as Huey Lewis and the News takes the stage for its “Sports’ 30th Anniversary Tour.”

Special Promotions and Summer Events 

Summer Rush at Seneca Casinos also features a number of blockbuster promotions for gaming lovers during the summer months. Guests at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel and Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel will have the chance to win $1 million during the “$1 Million Big Draw” from June 3 through 28. One of the region’s most talked-about fireworks displays returns to Salamanca and Niagara Falls for the Independence Day holiday. Fireworks outside Seneca Allegany Events Center take place on Wednesday, July 3.  The start time is approximately 9:40 p.m., with a rain date the following day.

Tickets for all shows are available at Seneca Casino box offices,, all Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 800-745-3000.

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