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Joan Jett coming to Mountaineer

May 17, 2012
From staff reports , The Herald-Star

CHESTER - The Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort will feature the hard-rocking band Joan Jett and the Blackhearts in one exciting show June 9 in the Harv.

Jett is an originator, an innovator and a visionary. As the leader of the Blackhearts, she's had eight platinum and gold albums, and nine Top 40 singles, including the classics "Bad Reputation," "I Love Rock 'N' Roll," I Hate Myself for Loving You" and "Crimson and Clover."

Jett has acted in movies and television, including 1987's "Light of Day" and in the Tony-nominated Broadway musical "The Rocky Horror Show." She has appeared on such acclaimed television shows as "Oprah" and "Law and Order."

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Rocker Joan Jett and her band the Blackhearts will make their way to the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort’s the Harv for one show beginning at 8 p.m. June 9.

Her music has become a permanent force in mainstream culture. Her song "I Hate Myself for Loving You" is the theme for NBC's Sunday Night Football, and her music is heard in countless films and TV shows, including "Easy A," "Kick Ass," "The Runaways," "Shrek," "Baby Mama" and many more.

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts will perform at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort beginning at 8 p.m. The Harv. Tickets are general admission by section and are priced from $20. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at,, at Mountaineer's players club or by calling (800) 80-40-HOT, extension 8297.

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort is owned and operated by MTR Gaming Group. Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center and a convention center. For information, go to or call 800-804-0468.

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