Station Casinos announces March 2018 headlinersFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 2, 2018RED ROCK RESORTRichard Cheese & Lounge Against the MachineVenue: Rocks LoungeGenre: Pop/RockDate: Friday, March 23, 2018 at 8 p.m.Ticket Prices: $45 and $60 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating; $35 plus tax and applicable fees for standing room onlyArtist Info: Richard Cheese performs swingin’ Vegas versions of rock, rap and Top-40 hits, “swankifying” contemporary songs into traditional pop vocal standards. Imagine Frank Sinatra singing Radiohead and you’ve got Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine. Since 2000, Cheese has released 20 albums, including Lounge Against The Machine, Tuxicity, Aperitif For Destruction, The Sunny Side Of The Moon, OK Bartender and Atlas Lounged, which featured rare recordings, audio clips and unreleased tracks.Cheese released three new albums in late 2015, including Swingin’ At The Boulder Theater, Supermassive Black Tux and The Lounge Awakens: Richard Cheese Live at the Mos Eisley Spaceport Cantina, which was released in December 2015. His latest album, Richard Cheese: Live At Wayne Financial Tower in Metropolis, was released in 2016.Cheese has performed to sold-out shows around the world and his songs have been featured in a long list of television and radio programs, including the film “Dawn Of The Dead,” ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “CNN with Anderson Cooper,” “The Jonathan Ross Show,” KROQ’s “Kevin & Bean Show,” and Howard Stern, among others. With his snappy jazz trio, his tiger-striped tuxedo, and his enormous microphone, Richard Cheese presents the perfect mix of music, martini and madcap. Viva Las Queso!Must be 18 years or olderSUNSET STATIONMartha Davis and The MotelsVenue: Club MadridGenre: RockDate: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8 p.m.Ticket Prices: $25 plus tax and applicable fees for general admissionArtist Info: For Martha Davis, the most important thing has always been the songs she writes. Martha began writing songs at the age of 15. Born and raised in Berkeley, California, she moved to Los Angeles in the early 1970s, along with the first incarnation of The Motels. The band, Marty Jourard, Jeff Jourard, Michael Goodroe and Brian Glascock signed to Capitol Records in 1979. The Motels recorded six records for Capitol. Their self-titled debut was greeted with positive critical reviews in 1979 and exploded in Australia on the strength of the hit single “Total Control.” In 1981 their sophomore effort, Careful, went Top 50. Then, in 1982, the band released All Four One. The smash single “Only The Lonely” rocketed into the Top 10, immediately propelling the album to gold status and truly broke The Motels in the United States. The group dominated the music scene and was awarded “Best Performance” for at the 1982 American Music Awards.The band’s 1983 album Little Robbers went gold on the backs of the singles “Suddenly Las Summer” and “Remember The Nights” and continued their success throughout the 1980s. Following a brief hiatus and several solo efforts from lead singer Martha Davis, the band returned with a string of hit albums in the 2000s and released an anthology of their hits, If Not Now Then When – Anthology 2002-2006 in 2017.This is an all-ages show; those under 21 must be accompanied by an adultDrew BaldridgeVenue: Club MadridGenre: CountryDate: Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8 p.m.Ticket Prices: $27.50, $37.50 and $47.50 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seatingArtist Info: A contemporary country artist whose polished, upbeat music embraces elements of pop and R&B as well as more traditional flavors, Drew Baldridge was born in Patoka, Illinois in 1992. From a young age, Baldridge was singing in church alongside his father, and when he was in kindergarten, the youngster began taking piano lessons, though in his teens he switched over to guitar. In 2013, Baldridge signed recording and publishing deals with THiS Music, releasing his first single, “B.Y.O.B.,” in late 2013. Two more singles followed, “All Good” in November 2013 and “She's Taken” in April 2014, before he released his first EP, the four-song Crossing Country Lines, in December 2014. A second EP, Crossing Country Lines, Vol. 2, came out in April 2015, and featured two songs that soon became fan favorites, “Dance with Ya” and “God's Front Porch.” In June 2016, Baldridge released his first full-length album through Cold River Records, Dirt on Us. The album once again included “Dance with Ya,” as well as 12 other tracks, including a duet with Emily Weisband (“Rebound”) and a gospel number sung with his brothers Mike Baldridge and Doug Baldridge.This is an all-ages show; those under 21 must be accompanied by an adultJohn MayallVenue: Club MadridGenre: RockDate: Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 8 p.m.Ticket Prices: $25, $35 and $45 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating
Artist Info: For more than 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, “The Godfather of British Blues.” In 2013, John signed with producer Eric Corne’s label, Forty Below Records, and has since been experiencing a true artistic and career renaissance. Born on the 29th of November 1933 and grew up in a village not too far from Manchester, England. It was here as a teenager that he first became attracted to the jazz and blues 78s in his father’s record collection. Throughout the 1960s, his band, the Bluesbreakers, acted as a finishing school for the leading British blues-rock musicians of the era. Guitarists Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Mick Taylor joined his band in a remarkable succession in the mid-1960s, honing their chops with Mayall before going on to join Cream, Fleetwood Mac and the Rolling Stones, respectively. His latest album, Talk About That, was released in 2017.This is an all-ages show; those under 21 must be accompanied by an adultBOULDER STATIONBoulder BluesSugaray RayfordVenue: The RailheadGenre: BluesDate: Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 6 p.m.Ticket Prices: $5 cover at the doorArtist Info: Texas born Caron “Sugaray” Rayford began his musical career at the age of seven, singing and playing drums in church. His gospel influence can be heard and felt in his music today. Rayford’s phrasing is intimate and conversational and the soulful gravel in his voice hints at his firsthand experience with hardship during his childhood, which was marked by poverty and loss. Suga’s first solo release, Blind Alley was a self-released project put out in 2010 that garnered critical acclaim. In May 2012 Ray made his stage debut, starring in the Tony Award-winning play “Ain’t Nuthin’ But The Blues,” joining members of the New York Broadway cast and had a six-week run with every show ending with a standing ovation. In 2013, Suga sang lead vocals on nine songs for the Mannish Boys’ album Double Dynamite, released on the Delta Groove Label. The album went on to win “Best Traditional Blues Album” in May 2013 at the Blues Music Awards. He released his second solo album Dangerous in 2013, which debuted at number two on the Billboard Blues Charts. His latest album, The World We Live In, was released in 2017.Guests must be 21 years or olderNeal McCoyVenue: The RailheadGenre: CountryDate: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 6 p.m.Ticket Prices: $24.95, $34.95, $39.95 and $47.50 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seatingArtist Info: Neal McCoy has released 15 studio albums on various labels, including 34 singles to country radio. In 1993, McCoy broke through with the back-to-back number one singles “No Doubt About It”and“Wink,” from his platinum-certified album No Doubt About It. His commercial success continued into the late 1990s, with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top-10 hits. A seventh Top-10 hit, “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On,” came in 2005 from his self-released That’s Life. Music of Your Life, a big band jazz and country amalgam with Les Brown, Jr. recorded for a public television special, appeared in 2011, with a new studio album, XII, finally arriving in 2012. In 2013 he released Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride, Neal’s longtime friend and mentor. Neal has been on 15 USO Tours around the world and continues to say it’s one of the achievements he’s most proud of. He is also the recipient of multiple Humanitarian awards from The Academy of Country Music, The Country Radio Broadcasters and The Masonic Grand Lodge.
This is an all-ages show; those under 21 must be accompanied by an adultBoulder BluesZac HarmonVenue: The RailheadGenre: BluesDate: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6 p.m.Ticket Prices: $5 cover at the doorArtist Info: Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, organist, singer and songwriter, whose distinctive style combines the best of old-school, soul blues artists with modern lyrics and themes that bring the blues into a new century. Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Harmon is a true embodiment of the music that emanated from the city’s historic Farish Street district. Zac started his professional career at age 16, playing guitar with Sam Myers, a friend of his father’s. In the early 1980s, at age 21, he moved to Los Angeles to take a real shot at the music business. He worked as a studio musician at first and eventually established a very successful career as a songwriter and producer. He worked on major films, television shows and well-known national commercials, even being hired at one point by Michael Jackson as a staff writer for his publishing company. Harmon wrote songs for the likes of Evelyn “Champagne” King, Freddie Jackson, the Whispers, K-Ci & Jo Jo and the O’Jays. After composing and performing some blues songs for a movie score, Harmon felt compelled to pursue his longtime dream of returning to his roots and recording his first blues project. The result was 2003’s Live at Babe & Ricky's Inn, an electrifying testimony to Mississippi blues. His next release, in 2005, was The Blues According To Zacariah, which garnered major national airplay. In 2006, Harmon won the coveted Blues Music Award for “Best New Artist Debut.” Other releases include 2008’s Shot in the Kill Zone, 2012’s Music Is Medicine and Right Man Right Now.
Guests must be 21 years or olderSANTA FE STATIONPhil VassarVenue: Chrome ShowroomGenre: CountryDate: Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8 p.m.Ticket Prices: $25, $37.50 and $42.50 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seatingArtist Info: Phil Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue, and realize, his dream of making his mark in entertainment. A career that has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year, countless hits as a singer and songwriter and a mantle full of awards and the launch of his own Rodeowave Entertainment label continues to expand and evolve. As a singer/songwriter, Phil has hit the Top-five seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with “In A Real Love” and the perennial favorite “Just Another Day in Paradise.” Known as one of Nashville’s top tunesmiths, his songs other artists have taken to number one include “My Next Thirty Years” by Tim McGraw, “She’s Right On The Money” by Alan Jackson and Jo Dee Messina’s “Bye, Bye” and “I’m Alright.” New artist David Nail had a hit with Phil’s “The Sound of a Million Dreams,” which Billboard named the number one song in their Top 10 Country Songs of 2012.
This is an all-ages show; those under 21 must be accompanied by an adultStation Casinos’ concert and entertainment lounge venues include: The Railhead at Boulder Station, a 650-seat venue; Grand Events Center, a 2,000-seat venue, and The Backyard, a poolside venue accommodating up to 4,000 guests, at Green Valley Ranch; Club Tequila at Fiesta Rancho, a 380-seat venue; Rocks Lounge, a 350-seat venue, The Sandbar, a poolside venue accommodating 4,000 guests at Red Rock Resort; Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, a 550-seat venue; Club Madrid, a 500-seat venue, and Sunset Amphitheater, an outdoor venue accommodating up to 5,000 guests, at Sunset Station; Dallas Events Center, a 1,800-seat venue and South Padre, a 300-seat venue, at Texas Station and Pearl Concert Theater, a premier concert theater accommodations for up to 2,500 ticket holders, and The Lounge, capacity of 200, at Palms Casino Resort.Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and The Fiestas,. Tickets for the Palms concerts can be purchased at the Palms Box Office.###