Edgar Winter Band and Rick Derringer to Perform at The Club at Cannery May 20


Edgar Winter Band and Rick Derringer to Perform at The Club at Cannery May 20

Rock, blues and jazz artists Edgar Winter and Rick Derringer will bring their top hits to The Club at Cannery Casino Hotel on Saturday, May 20.

Edgar Winter is best known for his unique ability to combine rock, blues, jazz and pop sounds in his music. Early in his career, he performed R&B and blues songs with his brother Johnny. Winter went on to form the band White Trash, and released albums “Edgar Winter’s White Trash” and the Gold-selling “Roadwork.” Throughout his career, Winter has recorded more than 20 albums and released multiple chart-topping hits, including “Free Ride,” “Keep Playing That Rock ‘n’ Roll” and #1 hit “Frankenstein.” In addition to his vocal skills, Winter plays the guitar, bass, saxophone, keyboard and drums.

In 1965, Rick Derringer began his musical career in the rock group The McCoys, where he released his first #1 hit “Hang On Sloopy.” As a solo artist, Derringer debuted his album “All American Boy” with a new version of his original single “Rock & Roll, Hoochie Koo” that became a Billboard Hot 100 hit. Derringer has collaborated with numerous artists throughout his career, appearing on albums for Alice Cooper, Steely Dan, Cyndi Lauper, KISS and more.

Winter and Derringer have performed together since the 1970’s. Their most famous collaboration formed when Derringer produced The Edgar Winter Group’s double-Platinum album “They Only Come Out at Night,” which reached #3 on the U.S. album chart.

Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $19.95 plus taxes and convenience fees, and are available online at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit www.CanneryCasino.com.

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. Selected as “Best Local Casino” by the Las Vegas Review Journal’s 2014 Best of Las Vegas, Cannery Casino Hotel is owned and operated by Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC (CCR). 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, and a CAN Club loyalty card reward program; a 201 room hotel with a pool, Jacuzzi and 24-Hour Fitness Center; seven restaurants, bars and lounges including a buffet; a 16-screen Galaxy Luxury+ movie-theater complex with power-reclining seats, and a beer, wine and sausage bar; complimentary WiFi, a mobile app, and a CanPlayZone online social casino; and live entertainment six nights a week in the casino or in the 2,000 seat indoor/outdoor entertainment venue. More information on Cannery Casino Hotel can be found at www.cannerycasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/cannerycasino), and Twitter (@CanneryCasino). Cannery Casino Hotel is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.


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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has announced that bassist Hugh McDonald has joined its official lineup at LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO. The esteemed musician, best known for his longtime work with Bon Jovi, has also performed throughout his career with music icons including Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr, and more.


Before joining Bon Jovi, McDonald was the bass player for the David Bromberg Band, touring world-wide and playing on many Bromberg albums. He was one of the studio musicians that recorded Bon Jovi’s original first demo for the song “Runaway.” McDonald has also recorded with Willie Nelson, Richie Sambora, Steve Goodman, and Lita Ford.


RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT, the hit show, featuring “Classic Rock by Those Who Rocked It,” was recently named Reader’s Choice “Best of Las Vegas 2014” by the Las Vegas Review-Journaland has consistently been ranked as the #1 show in Las Vegas on Trip Advisor.


Bringing the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life, RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT pays homage to rock’s greatest hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s, including classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp, and many more.

The show’s all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Doug Aldrich [Guitar] (Whitesnake, Dio), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline), and outstanding female vocalists, Carol-Lyn Liddle (Masters of Rock) and Stephanie Calvert (Starship).

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT performs Friday through Tuesday nights weekly (schedule subject to change) at 8 p.m. in the LVH Theater. Ticket prices range from $49 to $80 plus taxes and fees. A special Rock Star Package is available for $140 (which includes tickets in the first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, CD, meet and greet and VIP pass).  A special 2-for-1 locals discount will be available for a short time (must present valid Nevada ID) and there are dinner/show packages with the world-famous Benihana and Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the LVH box office or by logging onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook™. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Mexican specialties and fabulous margaritas at Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina, mouth-watering burgers at Burger Bistro, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by “Raiding the Rock Vault” in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners, comedy and production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages: www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

The Pretty Reckless to Rock the Annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip Music Festival

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The Pretty Reckless to Rock Out at Annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip Festival


The Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Motorcycle and Music Festival will now be giving its guests the opportunity to see The Pretty Reckless unleash wild stage antics and grungy hard rock songs on Friday, Aug. 8. Crowds can expect an onslaught of aggressive rock from the group including the hit song, “Heaven Knows,” currently No. 1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Charts. The Pretty Reckless joins a star-studded lineup of bands to perform at the annual nine-day festival. Over 25 nationally known bands will take to the Chip’s main stage Aug. 1-9 including Mötley Crüe, Alice Cooper, Florida Georgia Line, Train, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Zac Brown Band and many others.

“When it comes to a great stage performance, The Pretty Reckless has the whole package,” says Sturgis Buffalo Chip President, Rod Woodruff. “Tremendous talent, intense energy, and an in-your-face attitude that will totally captivate the audience when they take the Chip’s stage this August. I’m really looking forward to excitement.”

Passes for the Buffalo Chip’s 33rd annual Motorcycle and Music Festival are on sale now. All concerts are free with camping. For more information or to get passes to the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™, visit www.BuffaloChip.com or call (605) 347-9000.


About The Sturgis Buffalo Chip
Since 1981, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has provided nine days of epic live music experiences and exciting activities for fans from around the globe. The family-owned and operated Sturgis Buffalo Chip is host to the Sturgis Rally’s cornerstone event, known as the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ and The Best Party Anywhere™. Concerts are free with camping. Passes grant access to music industry’s hottest stars, the Bikini Beach Swim Paradise, 25 bars, mouth-watering food and beverage vendors and thrilling exhibits. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip offers clean, well maintained facilities, private showers, cabins, RVs, paved roads and more. Outrageous events such as unforgivably hot bikini contests and jaw-dropping daredevil stunts are a few of the many daily spectacles unique to the Chip. The famed creek-fed 580-acre camping resort is located three miles east of Sturgis, SD. Now in its 33rd year, this event is one of the few remaining independent music festivals in the world. The Buffalo Chip is a festival experience like no other. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.


PRS Guitarist Orianthi Offers Musicians the Chance to Join Her on Stage

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PRS Guitarist Orianthi Offers Musicians the Chance to Join Her on Stage  


Orianthi is inviting all musicians to submit a video of their best live performance for the chance to join her onstage in Los Angeles.  The PRS Artist is using the Talenthouse platform to find a guitarist, bass player, keyboard player and drummer for ‘BeMyBand’, a new song in development from Dave Stewart, co-founder of the Eurythmics.  Orianthi encourages and challenges players, “I’m definitely looking forward to meeting four ace musicians who can rock my world.”

“I always think about all those great players out there in various towns and cities who would love to play alongside a major artist and go through the whole experience of rehearsing and then perform a big show,” Stewart said in a statement. “There are so many singing competitions; this one is about the players in the band. The guys and girls who help create that magic.”

Orianthi, an award-winning, Platinum Australian-born guitarist, has been playing PRS guitars since she was 11 years old. Named one of the 12 Greatest Female Electric Guitarists by Elle Magazine, Ori has played her PRS Custom 24 electric guitars with music legends including:  Michael Jackson, Steve Vai, Prince, Alice Cooper, Carrie Underwood and Santana.

Ori will be present at PRS Guitars’ winter NAMM Performance Room 210B and will do a half hour-long signing that will start at 2:30 on Friday.

Musicians interested in BeMyBand will have until January 24, 2014 to submit their details at http://www.talenthouse.com/perform-be-my-band-orianthi .

More information about Orianthi can be found on her PRS artist profile page at: http://www.prsguitars.com/artists/profile/orianthi/


About PRS Guitars:

Paul Reed Smith Guitars is a leading manufacturer of high quality instruments in Stevensville, Maryland and has provided some of the world’s most renowned musicians with instruments since 1985. The PRS team of highly skilled craftspeople design and build a wide variety of musical instruments and gear for worldwide distribution, including electric, acoustic, and bass guitars as well as boutique-style guitar amplifiers. The PRS SE line of products complements the Maryland-made PRS line by offering highly approachable and more affordable electric and acoustic guitars and guitar amplifiers. Carlos Santana, Neal Schon, John McLaughlin, Linkin Park, Orianthi, Opeth, Zach Myers of Shinedown, Mark Tremonti of Creed and Alter Bridge, Ricky Skaggs, Cody Kilby, Martin Simpson, Tony McManus, Warren Haynes, and Derek Trucks are among the artists currently playing PRS instruments and/or amplifiers.

PRS Guitars Info: www.prsguitars.com

Spend Presidents Day Weekend with Alice Cooper, Ace Frehley and Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp at MGM Grand Feb. 14-18

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Annual Presidents Day Weekend Camp Features Additional Special Guests
Jordan Rudess, Mike Portnoy and George Lynch, Among Others


Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp announced today the next installment of its highly successful music immersion experience is scheduled Feb. 14 – 18 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino as well as the camp’s facility located west of the Las Vegas Strip. Headlining the camp will be theatrical rock legends Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley, joined by icons Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mike Portnoy (Adrenaline Mob, formerly of Dream Theater) and George Lynch, among others.

The rock camp provides music fans the opportunity to jam nightly with legendary rock stars, write and record original songs, participate in master classes and perform live on stage in front of family and friends.

Registration is open now, offering campers the option of purchasing a three-day rock star package or five-day headliner experience. Both packages include hotel accommodations, breakfast and lunch daily, an opening night cocktail reception, scheduled classes and daily jam sessions and a DVD of the final concert performance.* To celebrate the camp’s culmination Monday, Feb. 18, campers and counselors will host a live concert at Rouge Lounge at MGM Grand. For registration and additional camp information, call 1-888-762-2263 or visit www.rockcamp.com. *Daily activities fluctuate between the two locations. Please consult the camp registration packet or visit www.rockcamp.com for detailed information.

“Our annual Presidents Day Weekend camp is always a hit and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have superstars like Alice, Ace, Jordan, Mike and George joining us this year,” said David Fishof, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp founder, veteran music producer and author of Rock Your Business: What You and Your Company Can Learn from the Business of Rock And Roll.

Past rock star camp counselors have included Gene Simmons (KISS), Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule), Bill Wyman (The Rolling Stones), Slash, Bret Michaels (Poison), Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys), Cheap Trick, Dr. John, George Thorogood, Jack Bruce (Cream), Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Jane Wiedlin (The Go Gos), Joe Satriani, Joe Walsh, Meatloaf, Mickey Hart (The Grateful Dead), Lita Ford (The Runaways), Steve Vai, Todd Rundgren, Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver), Michael Anthony (Van Halen) and Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot), among others.

In addition to the three- and five-day camps, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp now offers the ultimate rock star program, “Rock Star for A Day.” Locals and visitors alike can participate in a two- or three-hour jam session with famous musicians. The package includes everything necessary to provide the full “Rock Star Experience.” Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp also offers Corporate Team Building experiences sure to rock any business.

About MGM Grand Hotel & Casino:
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort with 5,044 elegant rooms and suites, offers the ultimate Vegas experience. MGM Grand features the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre. The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon. As part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand recently remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept (Spring 2013). This vibrant property also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, CSI: The Experience and an inviting pool complex featuring the tantalizing daylife of WET REPUBLIC. Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mgmgrand.com or call toll free at (877) 880-0880 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.