Highly-Acclaimed Tribute Acts and Rock ‘n’ Roll Artists
Perform at The Club at Cannery in August
Cannery Casino Hotel brings celebrated tribute acts and rock stars to The Club, including Earth, Wind & Fire tribute band Serpentine Fire, award-winning Neil Diamond tribute artist Rob Garrett, heavy metal rock artist Lita Ford and the all-female hard rock band Vixen. August entertainment will also feature free live entertainment at Pin-Ups Bar and Victory’s Bar & Grill all month long.
For a full lineup of entertainment acts at Boyd Gaming citywide properties, visit: www.boydgaming.com/headliner-event-calendar/.
Serpentine Fire: A Tribute to Earth, Wind & Fire
Saturday, August 4
Highly-acclaimed tribute band Serpentine Fire will bring exceptional renditions of the signature style and sound of the famous R&B, soul and funk group Earth, Wind & Fire.
Fronted by tribute singer Tyriq Johnson’s smooth falsetto vocals, Serpentine Fire will perform Earth, Wind & Fire’s classic hits, including “September,” “After the Love is Gone,” “Let’s Groove,” “Reasons.”
Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets start at $20 plus taxes and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.CanneryCasino.com; or in-person at Boyd Gaming box offices located inside Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Aliante, The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town.
Hot August Nights Featuring Rob Garrett as Neil Diamond
Saturday, August 18
Known as the “King of Diamonds,” Neil Diamond tribute performer Rob Garrett began singing and playing the guitar at the age of 13. In 1974, his parents moved him from New York City to Las Vegas where he later formed the group Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven, performing oldies and classic rock hits at various Las Vegas entertainment venues.
Garrett went on to pursue a career as a musical impersonator in 1994, paying tribute to the legendary multi-talented artist Neil Diamond. The tribute performer continues to impress fans with his remarkable recreations of Neil Diamond’s timeless hits, including “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Song Sung Blue,” “Love on the Rocks” and “Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good).”
As one of the most popular Neil Diamond tribute performers, Garrett has received several awards for his outstanding tribute shows, including being the first tribute artist to receive the Tribute Artist of the Year Award by the Entertainment Consumers Exchange in 2013.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 plus taxes and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.ticketmaster.com; or in-person at Boyd Gaming box offices located inside Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Aliante, The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 22.
Lita Ford and Vixen
Saturday, August 25
Lita Ford began her musical career in 1975 as the founding member and guitarist of the groundbreaking all-female group The Runaways. Together, the band released a string of top hits, including “Cherry Bomb” and “Queens of Noise.”
In 1983, Ford went on to pursue a solo career, releasing her debut solo album “Out for Blood.” The heavy metal artist followed up with the release of her 1984 album “Dancin’ on the Edge,” earning her a Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. The album also included the best-loved songs “Fire in My Heart” and “Gotta Let Go.” Ford has also released the albums “Stiletto,” “Dangerous Curves” and “Black,” producing top singles like “Hungry,” “Playin’ with Fire” and the Grammy-nominated hit “Shot of Poison.”
Ford’s show will celebrate the 30th anniversary of her multi-platinum album “Lita,” which boasted the four chart-topping hits “Back to the Cave,” “Falling In and Out of Love,” “Kiss Me Deadly” and “Close My Eyes Forever” featuring Ozzy Osbourne.
Formed in St. Paul, Minn., guitarist and band founder Jan Kuehnemund brought together talented musicians to form the all-female hard rock group Vixen. The group later signed with EMI Records, releasing their self-titled debut album featuring their first hit single “Edge of a Broken Heart.”
Throughout the band’s career, Vixen has released four Top 100 hits, six No. 1 MTV music videos and sold more than one million albums. Vixen has also opened for numerous rock icons, including Ozzy Osborne, Scorpions and Eddie Money.
Fans will enjoy Vixen’s high-energy performances of their top hits “Cryin,’” “How Much Love,” “Love is a Killer,” “Love Made Me” and more.
Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets start at $19.95 plus taxes and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.ticketmaster.com; or in-person at Boyd Gaming box offices located inside Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Aliante, The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town.
The Pin-Ups Bar is at the center of all the action at Cannery, paying tribute to post World War II pin-up girls, offering free live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays in July. Schedule is subject to change.
August 6 and 7 Clifton James 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
August 10 and 11 Sly Johnson 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
August 17 and 18 Patrick Puffer 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
August 24, 25 and 31 Jimi Brent 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Victory’s Bar & Grill
Victory’s Bar & Grill, the casual and fun sports bar at Cannery, invites guests to enjoy free DJ performances happening on Fridays and Saturdays in August. Schedule is subject to change.
Fridays in August DJ Riano 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Saturdays in August DJ Miguel 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
About Cannery Casino Hotel
Cannery Casino Hotel opened in 2003 as a premier entertainment and gaming complex at 2121 East Craig Road in North Las Vegas, Nev., seven miles from downtown Las Vegas. The property offers a 72,000 square-foot casino with more than 1,700 slot machines, table games, a race and sports book, 300-seat bingo hall, a CAN Club loyalty card reward program; a 201 room hotel with a pool, jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center; a variety of restaurants, bars and lounges; a 16-screen Galaxy Luxury+ movie-theater complex with power-reclining seats, and a beer, wine and sausage bar; complimentary WiFi; and a wide array of live entertainment options. More information on Cannery Casino Hotel can be found at www.cannerycasino.com, on Facebook and Twitter. Cannery Casino Hotel is a property of Boyd Gaming. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties in seven states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. For additional Company information and press releases, visit www.boydgaming.com.
For more information about Boyd Gaming citywide entertainment, please visit www.boydgaming.com/headliner-event-calendar/.