Comedy Vet Ron Bennington and Late Night Regular Jessica Kirson to Headline Comedy Nights at Empire City Casino

Comedy Vet Ron Bennington and Late Night Regular Jessica Kirson to Headline Comedy Nights at Empire City Casino

Yonkers, NY – Empire City Casino is heating up fall with two sizzling lineups for Wednesday Comedy Nights this October. On October 11th the casino’s Good Time Room will feature SiriusXM radio host and comedy vet Ron Bennington, and on October 25th comedy fans will laugh-out-loud with television show regular and YouTube sensation Jessica Kirson.

Ron Bennington is a New York-based radio talk show host who broadcasts internationally on SiriusXM satellite radio, and also hosts two interview-based shows: “Ron Bennington Interviews” and “Unmasked”. He has interviewed such critically acclaimed artists as filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, actor Jeff Bridges, and music superstar Iggy Pop. Bennington has previously hosted shows on New York’s WNEW and WFNY Free FM, WJFK in Washington, DC, and a nationally syndicated show in Florida, where his career began as a comedy club owner and promoter. He will be joined by featured performers Peet Guercio and MC Frank Liotti on the 11th.

Jessica Kirson was named “Best Female Comic” by the MAC association in New York City. In addition to hosting her own podcast and YouTube channel, which has received over 2-million views, Kirson has appeared on a myriad of television shows including Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and “Fresh Faces”, Nickelodeon’s “Sixth in the Suburbs”, VH1’s “Awesomely Bad” series, Bravo’s “The Great Things About Being”, and NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Seasons 2 and 3, just to name a few. Her unique style and energetic stage presence have captivated her audiences all over the country. She will be joined by feature comic Joe Praino and MC Joe Bartnick on the 25th.

 Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door the night of the show. Admission is $5 for Empire Club Members and $25 for non-members; non-members can stop by any promotions booth prior to the show and join the Empire Club for free. Elite Club and President’s Club members gain free admission. All attendees receive a complimentary drink ticket.

About Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway:

Empire City Casino is one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the northeast. Featuring 5,300 of the hottest slots, electronic three card poker, blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo, Empire City Casino also offers guests year-round harness racing and International simulcasting, live entertainment including the best party, tribute and Latin bands, comedy, New York’s hottest DJ’s, and more. A plethora of dining options will satisfy even the most discerning palate with Italian cuisine at Nonno’s Trattoria; Dan Rooney’s, a high-energy sports bar; Alley 810, a craft cocktail lounge with retro bowling lanes; and convenient delicious options at the International Food Court or Lil’ Cocina. Visit Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (off I-87 at Central Avenue) Yonkers, NY, Westchester County, open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Visit www.empirecitycasino.com or call 914.968.4200 for information.

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