Kool & The Gang and More Bring Their High-Energy Performances To The Club At Cannery
Cannery Casino Hotel brings iconic performers to The Club, including heavy metal bands Queensrÿche and Skid Row and the timeless R&B group Kool & The Gang. June entertainment will also feature free live entertainment at Pin-Ups Bar and Victory's Bar & Grill all month long.
Queensrÿche and Skid Row
Saturday, June 16
Heavy metal band Queensrÿche burst into the music scene in 1982 with the release of their self-titled, four-song EP "Queensrÿche," quickly garnering international recognition. The band's iconic style and sound impressed fans as they sold-out venues across the world. Queensrÿche followed up their success with the release of their first full-length album "The Warning in 1984 and the album "Rage for Order in 1986.
In 1988, the band released another monumental album "Operation: Mindcrime," which became one of the Top-10 bestselling concept records of all time, setting the stage for continued sold out performances around the globe. With the release of the critically acclaimed and commercially successful album "Empire" in 1991, the band earned multiple Grammy Award nominations and won the MTV Viewers Choice award for the No. 1 hit "Silent Lucidity."
During the next ten years, the band continued to release albums and tour the world to sold out audiences. Throughout the band's career, Queensrÿche has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, continuing to break new ground as they push their creative process.
Best known for their musical rebellion and high-energy sound, Skid Row hit the heavy metal scene in 1986, enjoying major success after releasing their first certified multi-Platinum album "Skid Row." The album included Top-40 hits "I Remember You" and "18 and Life." The band's second album, "Slave to the Grind," included the hit single "Monkey Business," reaching No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
In 2013 and 2014, Skid Row released the first and second chapters of its "United World Rebellion" albums and are currently working on the third and final chapter of the collection.
The band's current lineup includes Rachel Bolan, Snake Sabo, Scotti Hill, Rob Hammersmith and ZP Theart.
Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets start at $24.95 plus taxes and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.CanneryCasino.com; or in-person at Boyd Gaming box offices located inside Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Aliante, The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam's Town.
Kool & The Gang
Saturday, June 23
One of the longest-touring R&B groups, Kool & The Gang is known for their funky style and 25 Top-10 hits, including "Celebration," "Cherish," "Joanna," "Jungle Boogie" and "Too Hot." The band has released several platinum and gold-selling albums, including "Ladies Night," "Celebrate!," "Something Special," "Emergency," "Light of Worlds" and "Forever." In 2004, Kool & The Gang released the album "The Hits: Reloaded," collaborating with several popular hip-hop and R&B artists, including Lil' Kim, Sean Paul, Ashanti and Blackstreet.
Throughout the group's career, Kool & The Gang has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and won two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards and has influenced R&B music for nearly 50 years.
Showtime is 9 p.m. Tickets start at $39.95 plus taxes and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.ticketmaster.com; or in-person at Boyd Gaming box offices located inside Cannery, Eastside Cannery, Aliante, The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam's Town.
The Pin-Ups Bar is at the center of all the action at Cannery, paying tribute to post World War II pin-up girls, offering free live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays in June.
June 1 and 2 Sly Johnson 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
June 8 and 9 Shaun South 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
June 15 and 16 Jimi Brent 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
June 22 and 23 Sly Johnson 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
June 29 and 30 Shaun South 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Victory's Bar & Grill
Victory's Bar & Grill, the casual and fun sports bar at Cannery, invites guests to enjoy free DJ performances happening on Fridays and Saturdays in June.
Fridays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 DJ Riano 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Saturdays, Jun 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 DJ Miguel 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
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. 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, a CAN Club loyalty card reward program; a 201 room hotel with a pool, jacuzzi and 24-hour fitness center; a variety of restaurants, bars and lounges; a 16-screen Galaxy Luxury+ movie-theater complex with power-reclining seats, and a beer, wine and sausage bar; complimentary WiFi; and a wide array of live entertainment options. More information on Cannery Casino Hotel can be found at www.cannerycasino.com, on Facebook and Twitter. 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. Boyd Gaming and Cannery press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com. For more information, visit http://www.cannerycasino.com/entertainment.