Little Anthony and The Imperials and Mark Farner to Play Odawa Casino Resort This Fall

Two musical acts who have had great influence on popular American music head to Odawa Casino

Online PR News – 21-August-2010 – – This fall, Northern Michigan's Odawa Casino Resort hosts two acts who have each left their indelible stamp on popular American music. Odawa Casino Resort is located in the beautiful resort town of Petoskey, Michigan.

Little Anthony and The Imperials got their start in the late 1950s, with songs like "Tears on My Pillow" and "Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop." They continued to make R&B and pop chart-topping hits through the 1970s, and in 2008 they released You'll Never Know, a collection of new songs and re-recorded oldies. The 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees take the stage in Odawa Casino's Ovation Hall Saturday, September 11th at 8pm.

Mark Farner is most widely known as the leader of one of the most popular American bands of the 1970s, Grand Funk Railroad. Together with the band he recorded 17 albums, and on his own he recorded nine. The Flint, Michigan native will play Odawa Casino Resort Saturday on October 2nd at 8pm in Ovation Hall.

Tickets for both shows are $35.00 and $40.00. Visit for more information and to buy tickets. Or visit the Odawa Casino box office, open the day of the show from

Events are for ages 21 and up. Optimum Rewards Players Club members receive $5.00 off ticket prices and $10.00 in Free Slot Play after the show. To receive the Players Club discounts, please call (800) 585-3737.

About Odawa Casino Resort
Owned and operated by the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, the $140 million Odawa Casino Resort was named Best Casino in Michigan in 2009. The Petoskey resort opened in June 2007 and features 1,500 slot machines, 29 table games, a 5-table Poker Room, BINGO, several restaurants, gift stores, a nightclub and a 137-room hotel. Visit for more information.