DURANT, Okla., Sept. 3, 2013 – Worldwide heavy metal legend Motley Crue is taking the stage with special guest emcee Eddie Trunk at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, for one night only on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m.
Tickets for the performance are on sale now starting at $60 and can be purchased online at www.ChoctawCasinos.com/Durant.aspx, by calling (800) 585-3737 or by visiting the box office located inside Choctaw Casino Resort.
Motley Crue first came on the scene in 1981 with album “Too Fast For Love,” which sold enough copies to get the attention of Electra Records, which re-release the album in 1982. The success was followed by “Shout at the Devil” in 1983, propelling the band to national fame. Since then, the band has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide and is still entertaining audiences with hits like “Girls, Girls, Girls” and “Dr. Feelgood.”
The show will be emceed by Eddie Trunk, radio personality, host of VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show” and author of Eddie Trunk’s Essential Hard Rock & Heavy Metal Vol. 2. Trunk is a renowned music historian who writes about hard rock and heavy metal bands like Motley Crue.
"Motley Crue has been entertaining audiences worldwide for years, and we’re excited to bring this experience to Choctaw Casino Resort," said Teresa Drew, assistant corporate director of marketing at Choctaw Casino Resort. "We know our guests love to rock out, and we look forward to bringing them a legendary performance by one of the most celebrated heavy metal bands of all time.”
The Choctaw Event Center is a 60,000 square foot venue that seats 5,500 and hosts nationally renowned performers with state-of-the-art video and sound equipment. The Choctaw Event Center has welcomed a number of celebrated performers including Reba, Blake Shelton, Merle Haggard, Charley Pride, George Jones, John Rich, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band and ZZ Top.