Monday, July 11, 2016

Tioga Downs hosts musical tribute to American rock band

Bon Jersey tickets now available for purchase

Nichols, N.Y. - July 11, 2016 - Fans of the American rock band, Bon Jovi, won't want to miss an upcoming tribute concert at Tioga Downs. Tickets to see Bon Jersey went on sale Saturday, July 9 at 9 a.m. The concert will take place Friday, August 26 at 9 p.m. in the trackside tent.

Performing everything from early Bon Jovi hits such as You Give Love a Bad Name or Bed of Roses to more recent releases, Bon Jersey has been entertaining packed crowds of fans for the past six years. The band members hail from all corners of New England and together earned Limelight Magazine's 2010 Tribute Band of the Year.

One concert-goer describes the Bon Jersey experience as almost identical to an actual Bon Jovi concert. The reviewer writes, "If you close your eyes, it sounds like Bon Jovi...when you open your eyes, Jon and Richie are right in front of you. Thank you for a great show!"

In keeping with its commitment to offer quality entertainment experiences to the community at affordable prices, tickets for the show can be purchased for $10 from all Ticketmaster outlets as well as the Tioga Downs gift shop.

This year marks the tenth anniversary celebration for Tioga Downs. The entertainment complex offers live harness racing, video lottery terminals, video poker and electronic table games. A variety of eateries are also part of the racino. Jeff Gural owns Tioga Downs in Nichols, NY and Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY. Tioga Downs was recently recommended by the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board for a full gaming license. In the last decade, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have created more than 700 family-sustaining jobs and donated millions to nonprofit organizations. For more information on Tioga Downs, please visit