UPDATE: “Vince Neil is currently and proudly and always been the lead singer of the group Mötley Crüe,” Batavia Downs officials said Tuesday in a corrected news release. “The group has nothing to do with our event and Vince will performing all of the hits to kick off our Rocking the Downs Summer Concert Series lending his unmistakable voice to some of the greatest rock songs of a generation including “Wild Side”, “Shout at the Devil,” “Home Sweet Home,” “Girls, Girls, Girls,” “Dr. Feelgood,” “Kickstart My Heart,” “Same Ol’ Situation,” and many others.” An initial news release had incorrectly described Neil as the group’s former lead singer. BATAVIA — Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel is pleased to announce that Vince Neil, the “Legendary Voice of Mötley Crüe,” has been added to the Rockin’ the Downs Concert Series and will perform on June 18.

An accomplished businessman and heartfelt philanthropist, his unmistakable voice leads some of the greatest rock songs of a generation including “Wild Side”, “Shout at the Devil,” “Home Sweet Home,” “Girls, Girls, Girls,” “Dr. Feelgood,” “Kickstart My Heart,” “Same Ol’ Situation,” and many others.

Tickets for Vince Neil will go on sale at noon at www.BataviaConcerts.com. They will be available for purchase at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel at the “Lucky Treasures” Gift Shop located in the lobby only on concert days if any tickets remain unsold on concert date.

Due to limited capacity, concert attendees must be at least 21 years old. A limit of fpir tickets purchased per person will be enforced.

As per guidance from New York State, capacity for all concerts at this time will be 2,500 ticket holders but more tickets will be added if capacity increases.

All concert goers MUST show proof of a negative PCR COVID test taken within 72 hours of show time; or

a negative Antigen COVID test within six hours of show time; must show proof of completed immunization, with 14 days since final vaccination prior to event date.

There will be a Rapid Antigen test site in the parking lot the day of the concerts in order to allow ticket holders to get a rapid test on event dates.

It his highly recommended that concert goers get a vaccine or test prior to concert date in order to avoid any wait times on the day of the show. Concert goers are responsible for scheduling and paying for any tests.

As per New York State Regulations, pairs of seats will be 6 feet apart and masks must be worn unless a person is seated and eating or drinking.

If between now and the concert date the regulations change, then Batavia Downs will adopt any modifications. Ticket holders are encouraged to visit www.bataviadownsgaming.com or their social media pages to stay up to date on any new information.

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