Oneida Nation Homelands (April 24, 2018) – Turning Stone Resort Casino is excited to announce this week’s launch of its all-new professional comedy series – Jokers at The GIG. Beginning Thursday, April 26 and running on select Thursday nights at the popular Exit 33 venue, the series will feature an impressive lineup of comedic headliners who have appeared on Comedy Central, America’s Got Talent and NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

This week’s inaugural show will feature headliner Julia Scotti, the “Crazy Old Lady of Comedy” who was a quarter-finalist and fan favorite on Season 11 of America’s Got Talent. Opening for Scotti will be the likeable and quick-witted Mike Speirs, who will appear this year in Showtime’s Escape at Dannemora, directed by Ben Stiller and starring Patricia Arquette, Paul Dano, and Benicio Del Toro. The evening’s emcee will be high-energy comedian Pat DaBiere, who has performed at venues up and down the East Coast and toured with The Italian Comedy Festa and The North Country Comedy Tour.

Additional upcoming dates and performers include (subject to change):

  • Thursday, May 3 – Nick Marra, Aaron David Ward and Joe Bronzi
  • Thursday, May 17 – John Iavarone, Gene Trifilo and John Mulrooney
  • Thursday, May 31 – Pat DaBiere , Ellen Karis and Andy Pitz

Admission to all Jokers at The GIG events is $10 per person, and tickets can be purchased at the door, through Ticketmaster or in advance at the Turning Stone Box Office. The doors open at 7p.m. with the first comic set starting at 8p.m.

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About Turning Stone Resort Casino

A renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including four hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 125,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, a cabaret style Showroom, a 5,000 seat arena, and several nightlife venues. Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33, Turning Stone was named “Best Countryside Hotel/Lodge” in 2015 and “Most Excellent Golf Resort” in 2010 by Condé Nast Johansens. Turning Stone has also earned the prestigious Forbes Four Star Award for The Lodge, Wildflowers restaurant and Skʌ:nʌ́: spa, and for 12 consecutive years, the AAA Four Diamond Award for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant.

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