Silverton Casino Hotel announces Pure Aloha Festival and Las Vegas’ 1st Foodie Fest as part of April entertainment

Silverton Casino Hotel announces April entertainment listing

Silverton Casino Hotel is the perfect place for great music, delicious food and a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip. Please find a list below of the upcoming headliners at Silverton Casino Hotel. Tickets can be purchased at Silverton Casino Hotel, by calling 702-263-7777 or by logging onto

Jagermeister Music Tour Featuring Portugal. The Man with Special Guest The Lonely Forest

Date: Thursday, April 5

Time: 7 p.m. Doors; 8 p.m. Show

Cost: $20

Venue: Veil Pavilion

Performer Info: The American rock band, Portugal. The Man, takes the stage at Veil Pavilion to showcase the band’s vintage and eclectic sound. The band’s hard work has led to much success after the album Censored Colors peaked at No. 10 on the U.S. Heatseekers Chart and after lead singer John Gourley was named “Best Vocalist of the Year” by AP Magazine in 2008.The guys have played well-known music festivals, such as Bonaroo and Lollapalooza and they now call Atlantic Records “home” after signing with the label in 2010. In 2011, Portugal. The Man released In The Mountain In The Cloud through Atlantic Records. The band continues to rock the stage and bring memorable music to audiences across the country. Portugal. The Man will feature special guest band The Lonely Forest.

2012 Opening of Sway Pool Lounge – Steel Pulse

Date: Saturday, April 14

Time: 6 p.m. Doors, 7 p.m. performance

Cost: $20 in advance; $30 day of show

Venue: Sway Pool Lounge

Event Info: Sway Pool Lounge at Silverton Casino Hotel celebrates its re-opening with the kick-off of the Bikinis, Bands and Burgers concert series featuring food specials for purchase by Johnny Rockets, drink specials and a performance by Grammy Award winning reggae band Steel Pulse at 7 p.m. Steel Pulse pushed its way onto the music scene in 1978 with the debut album Handsworth Revolution. After a lot of time and hard work, the band’s album Babylon The Bandit won a Grammy for “Best Reggae Album.” The band has continued to release hits throughout the ‘80s and contributed the song “Can’t Stand It” to the soundtrack of Spike Lee’s movie “Do The Right Thing.” The band has released more recent hits, such as 1997’s Rage and Fury produced under Atlantic Records and 2004’s African Holocaust.

11th Annual Pure Aloha Festival

Date: Thursday, April 19 through Sunday, April 22

Time: Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, April 21: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, April 22: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: $7 General Admission; $5 Children ages 5 to 10, Seniors 55+ and Military

Venue: Silverton Casino Hotel Parking Lot

Event Info: Get into the aloha spirit as Vizzun Entertainment presents the 11th annual Pure Aloha Spring Festival. The festival features more than 100 island craft and merchandise booths, authentic food vendors and amusement rides. While guests shop and dine on ono (delicious) food, they will be entertained by cultural performances and bands.

Augie T with music by Mahi

Date: Friday, April 20

Time: 7 p.m. Doors; 8 p.m. Show

Cost: $20 in advance; $25 day of show

Venue: Veil Pavilion

Performer Info: As part of the entertainment for the Pure Aloha Festival weekend, comedian Augie T will take the stage at Veil Pavilion to get guests in the Samoan spirit. This beloved comedian performs on the islands and across the country. He was also named “funniest comic in Hawaii” by Midweek and Star Bulletin. Augie T’s performance will feature music of the islands by Mahi, who will charm audiences with his voice that will make everyone feel like they are in paradise. *Concert ticket purchase includes entry into Pure Aloha Festival

Katchafire, Rebel Souljahz and Haleamano

Date: Saturday, April 21

Time: 5 p.m. Doors; 6 p.m. Show

Cost: $35 in advance; $40 day of show

Venue: Veil Pavilion

Performer Info: As part of the entertainment for the Pure Aloha Festival weekend, Maori reggae band Katchafire will perform poolside at Sway Pool Lounge to showcase some of the band’s hits. Katchafire along with reggae bands Rebel Souljahz and Haleamano will bring the sounds of the islands to Las Vegas. *Concert ticket purchase includes entry into Pure Aloha Festival

Eli Young Band

Date: Saturday, April 28

Time: 7 p.m. Doors; 8 p.m. Show

Cost: $25 General Admission; $40 VIP

Venue: Veil Pavilion

Performer Info: Country group Eli Young Band, from Texas, is taking over the Veil Pavilion stage to show the audience that country music with a dash of rock is always a good thing. The band was started by Mike Eli and James Young, who turned their country loving duo into a quartet by adding bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris Thompson. The guys opened a show for Miranda Lambert in 2003 and caught the eye of music producer Frank Liddell, who later signed them to his label Carnival Recording Co. The Eli Young Band was officially signed and released the debut album Level in 2005 featuring hit songs “When It Rains” and “That’s The Way.” Recently, the band released Life At Best, which chart topped as No. 3 in both the Country Albums and Top Digital Album categories. It also landed as No. 6 on The Billboard 200.

Las Vegas’ 1st Foodie Fest

Date: Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29

Time: Saturday, April 28: Noon to 11 p.m.

Sunday, April 29: Noon to 9 p.m.

Cost: $5 in advance; $8 day of event; Children ages 10 and under are free

Venue: Silverton Casino Hotel parking lot

Event Info: It is time for Vegas foodies to come out and enjoy two full days of food, musical entertainment and plenty of other exciting activities. Silverton Casino Hotel is hosting the first ever Foodie Fest in conjunction with Red Dragon and Definitive Talents to benefit Three Square Food Bank. The event will feature more than 40 gourmet food trucks, 15 food booths, a beer garden, a tequila party tent, carnival rides, live entertainment and so much more. Everyone loves great food and a fun time, so this is the perfect opportunity to spend time with friends and family while enjoying a favorite pastime.

Party Pit

Date: Every Thursday — Saturday

Time: 6 p.m. to close

Venue: Shady Grove Lounge

Info: Enjoy food and drink specials during the evening along with model dealers, Blackjack and other exciting entertainment. Enjoy Top 40 & Classic Rock on Thursday & Friday. Saturday night features DJ Draztek spinning the sounds of the ‘80s. Guests can revel in the specials on cocktails – NV Skinny Colada and the Socialite Skinny Cosmo or grab a beer – Bud Light Platinum Bottles and $10 Pour Your Own Pint. Food specials include: Wings for $9, Double Dog for $5, Cheeseburger for $8.95, Sliders for $8.95, Nachos for $9, Cheese Pizza for $7 and Pepperoni Pizza for only $9.

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About Silverton Casino Hotel

Silverton Casino Hotel offers 300 deluxe rooms and suites and world-class amenities all located within an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed resort. Silverton Casino Hotel is home to a variety of restaurants and dining options, including the Seasons Buffet, the 24-hour Sundance Grill, Shady Grove Lounge, Twin Creeks Steakhouse and the new, Mexican-inspired Mi Casa Grill Cantina. In addition to the 165,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 90,000 square feet of gaming with more than 2,000 slot machines and 30 table games, and the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge. The property features a 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium with more than 5,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish, which was voted “Best Free Attraction” in the Best of City search® 2008 awards. Silverton Casino Hotel is located at I-15 and Blue Diamond. For more information, please call (702) 263-7777 or visit


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