There will be fireworks taking place in the sky above the casinos on June 30 and July 4. "Rockets Over The River" is the annual July 4 weekend fireworks displays that are choreographed to music broadcast all along the Riverwalk. The shows start at approximately 9 p.m. and are free to watch.
The Avi will feature their free annual Memorial Day Weekend fireworks display by the Zambelli's on May 27 just after dusk.
"The Folies Bergere" from Las Vegas will visit the Ramada Express on June 8 and 9.
The Gourmet Room at the Riverside has switched to summer hours. The lounge opens at 5 p.m. and serves an appetizer menu. The restaurant is open at 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and until 10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.
The Riverside is doing their male revue every Wednesday.
Last month, the Range Steakhouse in Harrah's unveiled its new dinner menu for the summer season featuring five new appetizers, two new dishes for pasta lovers, new savory lamb, poultry, and seafood dishes and new desserts such as strawberry Tiramisu.
The Range Steakhouse is highlighted by a hallmark majestic view of the Colorado River and surrounding Black Mountains, quaint tables for two, comfortable booths and a separate dining room accommodating small private gatherings of up to 30 guests. The restaurant opens daily at 5 p.m., call 702-298-6832.
Harrah's will complete its spring concert series on an upbeat note with KC & The Sunshine Band performing at 8 p.m. on May 20 in the Rio Vista Outdoor Amphitheater.
A popular '70s party group, KC and the group is known for their pulsating funk sound with dance hits such as "That's The Way (I Like It)," "Get Down Tonight," and "Shake Your Booty." Tickets start at $25, call 702-298-8510.
Born Harry Wayne Casey in Hialeah, Fla., Casey formed the band in 1973. That year produced KC & the Sunshine Band's first single, "Blow Your Whistle," which made the R&B top 15. In 1974, Casey and partner, Rick Finch, co-wrote the R&B classic, "Rock The Boat," for George McCrae. This followed with the Grammy award-winning song hit, "Where Is The Love," in 1975 written for Betty Wright. That same year, the band's self-titled second album went triple platinum and contained party hits and Casey was honored with the American Music Awards' "Best R&B Artist of the Year." In 1978, the Grammy's crowned him winner of the "Best Album of the Year" and "Best Producer of the Year" for his work on the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack.
In 1983, Casey formed his own company and released solo hit, "Give It Up," and he took a self-imposed retirement from 1985 to 1991. The year 1999 produced a music compilation entitled, "The Best of KC & The Sunshine Band," which quickly rose to gold status. The band followed with a special double CD commemorative, "The 25th Anniversary Collection," the same year. In 2006, KC headlined KC's Boogie Blast tour with artists Gloria Gaynor, Sister Sledge and Tavares. KC is the only artist, along with the Beatles, to enjoy four No. 1 hits in one year.
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