Star-Studded Lineup

Those looking for a rush this summer are sure to find entertainment to suit their needs at Seneca Allegany Casino.

Seneca Gaming Corporation recently unveiled its summer entertainment lineup, and it will feature everything from classic rock to comedy and country.

The summer season of entertainment will begin in June and it will run until late August. Performances at Seneca Allegany Events Center by six major acts have so far been announced, and they include: John Legend, Jeff Dunham, KC and the Sunshine Band, An Evening with YES, Jim Gaffigan and Martina McBride.

According to Greg Bechkos, vice president of marketing for Seneca Gaming Corporation, the ability to bring top-notch entertainment to Western New York’s Southern Tier provides Seneca Allegany Casino’s guests with another reason to consider making a trip to the area.

“The area around Salamanca is known for its scenic beauty and the great outdoors, but we like to consider ourselves the great indoors,” Bechkos said. “We’re a four-diamond resort destination that offers award-winning accommodations, world-class dining and the excitement of gaming. When you add to the mix the option to see some of the world’s best musicians and comedians, it elevates our guest’s entertainment experience to a whole new level.”

Legend, an R&B and soul singer-songwriter, will kick off Seneca Allegany Casino’s Summer Rush season in June as part of his intimate acoustic “All of Me Tour.” The next performance, which is also set for June, will feature Dunham’s world-famous ventriloquism routine that features a cast of characters.

In July, KC and the Sunshine Band will present disco and funk to area residents who wish to shake the night away. Classic rock will then fill the ears of the audience during An Evening with YES in mid-July. Gaffigan, who performed for a sold-out audience in Niagara Falls last year, will bring comedy to Salamanca to close out July.

So far, McBride’s performance is the only event that has been announced for August. McBride is one of the leading ladies of country music, and she recently celebrated the release of her 12th studio album, “Everlasting,” which is a tribute to some of history’s great soul and R&B tunes.

Seneca Allegany Casino is located at 777 Seneca Allegany Blvd. in Salamanca. For more information, call 945-9300 or visit