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05/12/2015

TEMECULA, Calif. - (May 12, 2015) - Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White brings his blue collar storytelling comedy act - "The Nutcracker Tour" - to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, with two shows at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $90, $85, $75 and $65 and go on sale Friday, May 15. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box office, by calling 877-711-2WIN (2946) or at www.Pechanga.com.

Comedian Ron White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, White has established himself as a star in his own right. White has always been a classic storyteller, relaying tales from his real life, ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas to sharing stories of his daily life to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. All four of his comedy albums charted #1 on the Billboard Comedy charts. He has sold more than 14 million albums (solo and with the Blue Collar Comedy Tour), been nominated for three Grammys, and has been one of the top three grossing stand up comedians on tour in America.

Ron White began performing comedy in 1986 and was quickly opening for legendary comedians Sam Kinison and Jeff Foxworthy. After eventually becoming a comedy club headliner himself, in 2000 White was asked to join the Blue Collar Comedy Tour alongside Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy. The show toured for over three years to sold out audiences in 270 cities and grossed more than $35 million. In 2003, Warner Brothers filmed the show, "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie" for a theatrical/TV/DVD/CD release. The film premiered as the most-watched movie in Comedy Central's history. In 2005, the video "Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again" was filmed and released on TV and DVD/CD.

White's solo comedy career has hit strength after strength with his 2003 breakthrough comedy CD "Drunk In Public," and his first one-hour TV comedy special "They Call Me Tater Salad," bringing in the highest viewership for a Sunday program in Comedy Central's history and the DVD version reaching #1 on the Billboard Comedy chart. In 2005, White's second one-hour special "You Can't Fix Stupid" aired on Comedy Central to 4.5 million viewers, making it the third largest audience in Comedy Central's history and the #1 show on primetime basic cable and snagging White another #1 hit on the Billboard Comedy chart. All this success garnered White his first Grammy nomination and his second followed shortly after for the show "Blue Collar Comedy Tour - One for The Road." In 2006, the award winning comedian became a New York Times Bestselling Author with "Ron ‘Tater Salad' White: I Had the Right to Remain Silent...But I Didn't Have the Ability." In 2009, Ron released his third album, "Behavioral Problems," and his fourth in 2013, "A Little Unprofessional," both of which again took the #1 spot on the Billboard Comedy chart. All of Ron's DVDs are certified Platinum.

As an actor, Ron White has had supporting roles in the major motion films Horrible Bosses and Sex and the City 2. He also had a principal role in Jayne Mansfield's Car, written and directed by Billy Bob Thornton. He is a co-Executive Producer of Bridegroom, a Linda Bloodworth-Thomason documentary, which debuted at the 2013 NYC Tribeca Film Festival and won the Audience Award. For more information, tour dates and additional information, visit www.tatersalad.com.

Be sure to catch this show and other exciting events at Pechanga Resort and Casino. Visit Pechanga.com for additional details. Other upcoming events at Pechanga Resort & Casino include:

May 15 - Bellator MMA
May 15 - Boz Scaggs
May 16 - Park Sang-Min & His Live Band
May 20 & 21 - Thunder From Down Under
May 22 - Lani Misalucha with Special Guest Arnel Pineda
May 24 - Nancy Sit Concert
June 5 - Peter Frampton & Cheap Trick
June 6 - 7th Annual Microbrew & Chili Fest
June 21 - Air Supply
June 26 - Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Tonic
July 11 - Sân Khấu Hài 2015
August 1 - Kenny Rogers
August 23 - Diana Krall
September 11 - Boyz II Men
September 19 - Paul Anka
September 25 - Ron White

About Pechanga Resort & Casino
Pechanga Resort & Casino offers one of the largest and most expansive resort/casino experiences anywhere in the United States. Rated a Four Diamond property by AAA since 2002, Pechanga Resort & Casino provides an unparalleled getaway, whether for the day or for an extended luxury stay. Offering more than 3,000 of the hottest slots, table games, world-class entertainment, 517 hotel rooms, dining, spa and championship golf at Journey at Pechanga, Pechanga Resort & Casino features a destination that meets and exceeds the needs of its guests and the community. Pechanga Resort & Casino is a privately operated business of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. For more information, call toll free 1-888-PECHANGA or visit www.Pechanga.com. Follow Pechanga Resort & Casino on Facebook and on Twitter @PechangaCasino.

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