Country Star Mickey Gilley Returns to Las Vegas' Treasure Island Ballroom Tonight
The original Urban Cowboy Mickey Gilley will bring his country hits to Treasure Island for one show only tonight, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. in the intimate Treasure Island Ballroom.
TI is home to his namesake, Gilley's Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que, paying homage to the very successful Gilley's Club in Pasadena, Texas which was known as the "world's largest honky-tonk." Gilley's Club was a launching pad for some of country music's biggest stars and the dominating force behind the cowboy craze that swept the country in the early '80s, following the release of John Travolta's hit movie, "Urban Cowboy," which was filmed in the nightclub.
Gilley appeared in and performed numerous songs on the soundtrack for "Urban Cowboy." Prior to his role in the movie, he had a string of consecutive No. 1 hits in the mid 70's with "Room Full of Roses," "I Overlooked an Orchid," "City Lights," Window Up Above," "Don't The Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time" and "Bring It On Home To Me."
With a career spanning more than four decades, Gilley has achieved 39 top-ten country hits and numerous awards including Academy of Country Music's "Entertainer of the Year," "Top Male Vocalist," "Song of the Year," "Single of the Year" and "Album of the Year." He is among a small group of country singers who have been recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Tickets are available starting from $49, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at the TI Box Office, or by calling 866-712-9308 or 702-894-7722. This show is for ages 16 and older.
Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip is a privately owned hotel and casino and stands alone as the only major Strip property to claim that unique market position. Boasting nearly 3,000 guest rooms, Treasure Island is a world-class destination for headline entertainment, the enchanting Sirens of TI nightly outdoor show and Mystère, the classic Cirque du Soleil performance that combines the powerful athleticism, high-energy acrobatics and inspiring imagery that have become the company's hallmark. Upscale and casual dining choices, hip nightspots and indulgent spa and shopping experiences further complement the one-of-a-kind Treasure Island guest experience. For information visit www.treasureisland.com, www.facebook.com/TIvegas or follow the property on Twitter @TIVegas.