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RIVERSIDE HAS DAVID HASSELHOFF, SARA EVANS AND TRIBUTE SHOW
Jackie Brett
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David Hasselhoff, who is on this season's “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC will grace the stage at the Riverside in Don's Celebrity Theater, Sept. 22-26 at 8 p.m. Hasselhoff is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as “The Most Watched TV Star in the World” thanks to starring roles in both “Knight Rider” and “Baywatch.” His musical career took off in the late 1980s when he recorded the album, “Looking For Freedom,” at the end of the Cold War. The song became an anthem for the German people. He has since garnered more than 40 gold and platinum records worldwide. Tickets are $34.

David Hasselhoff

Country singer Sara Evans will shine at the Riverside Amphitheater on Oct. 2 at 8:30 p.m. Whether dominating country radio airwaves with one of her many hits singles or attracting a new legion of fans with her spirited turn on “Dancing with the Stars,” drive, talent and determination have placed Evans in an elite class of artists. Tickets range from $30 to $80.

Sara Evans

“Oh What A Night!” – a musical tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will be performed Sept. 28-Oct. 3 in Don's Celebrity Theater at the Riverside. This musical revue is written by Motown producer and creative consultant George Solomon and directed by award winning producer/director Michael Chapman with choreography by Paul Holmquist. Tickets are $30.

FOREIGNER WILL HEADLINE AQUARIUS

The group Foreigner that has sold more than 70 million albums will assemble its talented ensemble of musicians for a night of music at the Outdoor Amphitheater at the Aquarius on Oct. 9. Tickets for the 8 p.m. Saturday night show start at $30, call 800-435-8469.

Foreigner

Whether their singles were “Cold as Ice” or “Hotblooded,” Foreigner, which was established in 1976, shot straight to the top of the charts, where they achieved platinum status time and again. With veteran rocker Mick Jones at its helm, the success of Foreigner's brand of arena rock proved that audiences craved a solid middle ground between the harsh nature of punk and the optimistic sounds of disco.

‘COMEDY ON THE EDGE’ IS EDGEWATER MAINSTAY

The Edgewater is continuing with its ongoing “Comedy on the Edge” in Kokopelli's Showroom every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. Each show features two stand-up comedians. Upcoming acts are: Sept. 24-26—Jack Willhite and Chris Dunham; Oct 1-3—Don Barnhart and Murray Valeriano, Oct 8-10—Jimmy Dellavalle and Adam Gropman; Oct 15-17—Kenny Bob Davis and Tim Haldeman; Oct 22-24—Kivi Rogers and Ryan Wingfield; and Oct 29-31—Barry Diamond and Rick D'Elia Tickets are $10 at the Edgewater Casino Cage or the door.

Jack Willhite

Jack Willhite has a crazy comedy act and has appeared at many comedy clubs across the United States. Fast paced and unpredictable, Willhite delivers more than 30 dead-on Rock, Blues & Country music impersonations.


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TROPICANA CELEBRATES LATINO HERITAGE MONTH

In celebration of Latino Heritage Month, the Tropicana Express will be hosting the 3rd annual Viva Tropicana Festival Oct. 1-3.

The festival will feature a Classic Car Show beginning on Saturday, Oct. 2 at noon with Classic Car, Low Rider, Muscle Car and American Made Motorcycle entries. Entry fee is $25 and includes a dash plaque and t-shirt.

Tierra will be performing live with their blend of rock, pop, jazz, R&B and salsa n the Pavilion Theater at the Tropicana on Oct. 1. The band was named “Best R&B Vocal Group” by four leading magazines including “Billboard.” Tierra was the first Latino band to have four songs on the national chart and two simultaneously in the Top 100. They have performed at such prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, The American Music Awards, American Bandstand, and The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Tickets are $14.

Tierra

The funk band War will be performing in the Pavilion Theater on Saturday, Oct. 2 with classics like “Low Rider” and “Why Can’t We Be Friends.” Tickets are $39.

There will also be live music outside during the festival with RuCrew performing in Victory Plaza Oct. 1-3 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Live DJs will be performing in the North Lot. In addition, the entertainment lineup will include Kevin Skinner, Dance of Desire, Ricochet & Burns & Poe.

For room package specials, call 800-343-4533 and ask about promos #7263 and #7303.

LAUGHLIN AMASSES SPECIAL EVENTS

“Roddin’ on the River” is the annual fundraiser car show put on in the South Parking Lot at the Riverside by the River Cruizers Car Club of Bullhead City with hundreds of classic cars on display in the Show 'n' Shine, contests, music, drawings, and more, Sept. 23-26.

Roddin' on the River

The 5th Annual “West Coast Bike Fest” will be held in the Edgewater Parking Lot from 3 p.m. on Sept. 23 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 26. Sponsored by Bionzy Clothing, this event features the world's top stunt riders conducting stunts on street legal super bikers (Sport Bikes). WCBF also features an armature stunt competition. Other events include a bike show off, bikini contest, raffles, music, live performances, vendors, beer gardens and food court.

The World Champion San Francisco Bay Bombers will make their only Nevada and Arizona appearance this year at the Mojave Crossing Event Center on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. That day at 1 p.m., they will hold a special autograph session at 1 p.m. at the Avi Convention Center.

For beer lovers, the “Das Beer Fest” will be held on the RIverwalk between the Colorado Belle and Edgewater Oct. 1-2 and 8-9. This event will have authentic German cuisine, German music by The Polka Dudes and carnival games from 3-10 p.m. with free admission and food and drink sold separately.

“King of the Cage” — live MMA fights will be held at the Avi Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50, $65 and $100, call 1-800-585-3737.

The 23rd Annual Chefs' Food Fest will be held at the Aquarius Pavilion on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. Chefs from the casinos and local restaurants will take part in a friendly competition/fundraiser where attendees get to visit decorated booths and sample food, wine and spirits. Tickets are $60, call 702-298-2214.

WILLIE NELSON PAYS A VISIT TO HARRAH's AMPHITHEATER

Legendary country singer-songwriter, Willie Nelson, will headline Harrah's Rio Vista Outdoor Amphitheater on Saturday, Sept. 25. Over the past 40 years, this iconic performer has recorded some of the greatest hits in the American songbook. Through the years, he has acted in several films such as “Electric Horseman,” “Honeysuckle Rose,” “The Dukes of Hazzard” and “Beer for My Horses.” Nelson is also known for his philanthropic efforts for Farm Aid. Tickets start at $45, call 800-447-8700.

Willie Nelson

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