The rock band to perform its greatest hits at Philly’s casino

PHILADELPHIA — Feb. 14, 2018 — Night Ranger, the band that invented the power ballad of the 1980s, brings its classic sound to the Rivers Casino Philadelphia Event Center on Friday, April 27, at 9 p.m. Tickets for the band’s 35th anniversary tour go on sale Friday, Feb. 16, at 10 a.m. and cost from $29 to $49.

Night Ranger, best known for “Sister Christian,” a song that peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1984, has significantly impacted popular culture with its melodic brand of hard rock. The band includes original 1979 members Jack Blades on bass and lead vocals, Brad Gillis on lead guitar, and Kelly Keagy on drums and lead vocals.

The band’s newest members, Eric Levy on keyboard and Keri Kelli on lead guitar, create the current quintet that continues to deliver the 1980s rock ‘n’ roll as well as its newest studio album “Don’t Let Up,” released in spring 2017.

“For 35 years and counting, Night Ranger has brought us many rock ‘n’ roll classics,” said Wendy Hamilton, general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia. “There will definitely be a lot of head-nodding and air guitars in The Event Center for this show!”

Having sold more than 17 million albums worldwide, Night Ranger has earned widespread fame with multi-platinum and gold albums, including “Dawn Patrol,” “Midnight Madness,” “7 Wishes,” “Big Life” and “Man In Motion.” In addition to “Sister Christian,” the band also has an impressive list of instantly recognizable hit singles such as “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” “(You Can Still) Rock In America” and many more.

Night Ranger has made a great impact on the industry with its rock ‘n’ roll tracks, and has been featured in music rhythm video games such as “Rock Band” and “Guitar Hero.” The band’s songs can also be heard in various TV shows and movies, including “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Sixteen Candles” and “Friday the 13th.”

For more information and the latest news about Night Ranger, visit NightRanger.com.

Tickets for Night Ranger’s show and for all Rivers performances can be purchased on the Rivers Casino Philadelphia headliner events page. Upcoming shows include The Revolution (March 9), Jon Dorenbos (March 16), Buddy Guy (April 20), Cheech and Chong (May 5) and Vic DiBitetto (June 2).

In addition to live performances and concerts, the Rivers Casino Philadelphia Event Center can be reserved for a variety of occasions, including weddings, corporate receptions, seminars, trade shows and more. The space features floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views of the Delaware River waterfront and the Ben Franklin Bridge. Parking is always free.


Rivers, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views, and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,500 people and has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal for seven consecutive years and a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com for six straight years. For more information, visit riverscasino.com.

Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia
267-932-8760, ext. 304
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