Doo wop crooner and former front man of The Platters Sonny Turner will perform at Sam’s Town Live! on Saturday, January 24.
Turner joined The Platters at the age of 19 in 1959 and began touring with the hit doo wop band. In the 1960’s, The Platters hit the pop charts with hits “I Love You 1000 Times,” “With This Ring” and “Washed Ashore.” Turner later re-recorded hits made famous by The Platters prior to his joining the group, including “Only You” and “The Great Pretender.” The re-recorded songs appeared on multiple motion picture soundtracks, including “The Nutty Professor II” and “Hearts in Atlantis.”
Turner’s accolades include induction into The Vocal Group Hall of Fame, Beach Music Hall of Fame and The Doo-Wop Hall of Fame, as well as a Lifetime Excellence in Entertainment Award. Turner keeps the music of The Platters alive in his performances around the world.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are available from $22 plus taxes and convenience fees and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702-284-7777 or visiting www.samstownlv.com.
About Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall
Located at 5111 Boulder Highway, Sam’s Town offers more than eight restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater, 56-lane bowling center, a 12,000 square foot entertainment center and the beautiful indoor atrium Mystic Falls Park. The property has a 133,000-square foot casino with 29 table games, more than 2,000 slot and video poker machines, a bingo parlor, keno lounge, poker room and race and sports book. For more information visit www.samstownlv.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/samstownlv), and Twitter (@samstownlv). Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.