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Jay Leno To Perform At Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

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Rivers Casino
Press Release
Jun 24, 2019

“The Tonight Show” star brings comedy show to The Event Center in September

PITTSBURGH — June 24, 2019 — Acclaimed comedian and late night television host Jay Leno brings his stand-up comedy to The Event Center at Rivers Casino on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and start at $49. 

Dominating the late night TV arena for more than two decades as the host of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Leno has earned the highest consecutive ratings, two Emmy Awards, a TV Guide Award, an induction into the Television Academy’s Broadcast Hall of Fame, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

"Jay Leno is a legendary comedian and a timeless performer,” said Shannon Redmond, vice president of marketing at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “We’re honored to welcome him to The Event Center stage.”

Before establishing late night roots of his own, Leno was an exclusive guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” since 1987; he also made frequent appearances on “Late Night with David Letterman.” Since the beginning of his career and well into hosting, Leno performed more than 100 live shows a year in nightclubs, theaters and stadiums, developing his notable comedic style.

Aside from his work as one of the most prolific comedians in the industry, he is the host and executive producer of his CNBC show, “Jay Leno’s Garage,” and former host of The Tonight Show. He is also a New York Times Best Selling author of numerous children’s books, such as “If Roast Beef Could Fly” and “How to Be the Funniest Kid In Your Class,” and a popular voice-over actor in Disney’s and Nickelodeon’s hits such as “Cars” and “The Fairly OddParents.” With more than 40 years of experience in the industry and performing all over the world, Leno is among an elite group of entertainers who influenced the world of comedy today.

Tickets for Jay Leno’s show and for all Rivers Casino Pittsburgh performances can be purchased in the Rivers Casino Gift Shop or at RiversCasino.com.  

In addition to live performances and concerts, The Event Center at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh can be reserved for a variety of occasions, including corporate receptions, seminars, trade shows, weddings and more. The space features theatre-style seating for over 2,000 people or up to 800 for sit-down functions, and includes an integrated pre-function area. 

 

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ABOUT RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH

Located along the Ohio River’s North Shore in Pittsburgh, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh features 2,708 slots, 128 table games (including a 30-table live poker room), 55 hybrid gaming seats and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers nine distinctive restaurants and bars—among them are Wheelhouse Bar & Grill, Grand View Buffet and FLIPT—a riverside amphitheater, a black box Event Center space, a multipurpose Ballroom, live music performances, free parking, and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2009, employs approximately 1,700 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Pittsburgh. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com

EDITOR’S NOTE: A photo of Jay Leno is embedded in this release.

MEDIA CONTACT: 
Hunter Filippo
For Rivers Casino
267-932-8760 x 307
[email protected]

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