grounded5am wrote:i think it says a lot when a band is playing at casinos.
bob dylan played casino rama.
LionIndex wrote:I've heard quite a bit about local casinos ruining the concert market because they offer too much money to bands to play shows. That said, our local casinos are a mix of has-been county fair acts and the most up-to-date acts. One casino has a concert series by San Diego Bay that features the White Stripes this year, and had Radiohead last year. They supposedly stole the White Stripes from Street Scene, which used to be the biggest festival-type show in Southern California (pre-Coachella). So, casino shows aren't the instant knock to your rep that they used to be.
Of course, I think Air Supply might also be playing at the same casino. Like I said, it's a mixed bag.
Jake wrote:Soaring Eagle Casino
Mount Pleasant, MI
Fri 08/10/07 "Nashville Star Tour"
Thu 08/16/07 Hootie & The Blowfish
Fri 09/14/07 Johnny Mathis
Fri 09/21/07 Quiet Riot
Fri 09/21/07 Slaughter
Fri 09/21/07 Vince Neil
Fri 10/12/07 Loretta Lynn
Thu 11/08/07 Ron White
Fri 11/23/07 George Jones
Fri 12/07/07 Michael McDonald
Fri 12/14/07 Frank Sinatra Jr.
Fri 12/28/07 Edgar Winter Band
Fri 12/28/07 Johnny Winter
Fri 12/28/07 Rick Derringer
Sun 12/30/07 Classic Rock All Stars
Fri 02/01/08 B.B. King
Thu 02/14/08 Kenny Rogers
Jesus, that sounds like a mixtape my man Sab would've made in college.
grounded5am wrote:hootie and the blowfish? man, they used to sell out stadiums and albums. boy their career took a quick nose dive didn't it?
Sven Killer Robot Spacema wrote:
The casinos have ampitheatres seperate from the gambling area.
That way the 13 year olds and their moms can see Beyonce.
Jake wrote:I'm actually surprised you're not a big Hootie fan. Are you telling me you haven't picked up Looking for Lucky?
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