The Aquarius will host a performance with country music superstar Trace Adkins on Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m. in the Aquarius Outdoor Amphitheater. Ticket prices are $34.95 for general admission and $44.95 for premium seating and are on sale now at the A.C.E. Rewards Club box office.
Adkins is quite simply, country music's Alpha male. His instantly recognizable baritone voice has been cutting through airwaves and energizing concert hall speakers for well over a decade. Adkins' repertoire has been marked by both good-time anthems and soul-stirring slices of life lyrics. Adkins will wow concertgoers with smash hits including Ladies Love Country Boys, Rough and Ready, Honky-Tonk Badonkadonk and Every Light in the House among many more.
The Pointers Sisters, one of the greatest pop acts of all time, will perform on Saturday, May 17.
Harrah's has The Man in Black Show starring Shawn Barker and WS Holland March 27-31 with shows at 8 p.m. and an extra show at 10 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets start at $22.95.
On March 22 at the Avi, it will be King of the Cage - Protégé - 10 bouts of professional mixed martial arts fights featuring local up and coming star Ernie Calma. The fights start at 8 p.m. Tickets are $50, $65 and $100.
Also at the Avi, the ICS Chili Cook-Off will be held April 5 and 6. It will be sanctioned red and green chili cook-offs with cooking in the a.m. and judging and sampling in the early p.m. Music will be provided by DoubleXXCross. For information, call 702-535-5536.
The city-wide Laughlin River Stampede is coming up March 27-30. It's the 14th year for this four-day PRCA rodeo featuring the top cowboys in the world. They will compete for more than $225,000 in prize money and there will be vendors, concessions, and an appearance by Miss Rodeo America.
The Lettermen will be headlining at the Tropicana Express on March 22 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $35.
Country singer Mark Chesnutt, who has 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums and five gold records, will headline at Don's Celebrity Theatre at the Riverside, March 25-30. Chesnutt got his start in the honky-tonks of Beaumont, Texas, learning from his father, Bob Chesnutt, a singer, record collector, and major fan of classic country music. In 1989, he was signed to MCA Nashville. Tickets are $28.
A lineup of blues artists will set the stage for the music festival being held along the Colorado River when the annual Blues & Brews Festival returns to the Colorado Belle and Edgewater, March 21-23. Free, non-stop entertainment will be available all weekend long in the Colorado Belle's Center Circle. Blues bands will rotate throughout the day on the outdoor stage. Featured musicians will include John Earl and the Boogey Man Band, Lady "J" Huston, Brad Wilson, Michael Burks and Chris Hiatt.
The Southern Nevada Division of the American Heart Association Tri-state Unit's 12th annual Heart Walk on Casino Drive, this year being called "Sneakers and Spurs," will take place on Saturday, March 29, at the Nevada Wildlife Department's Fisherman's Access Park north of the Riverside Resort. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. and the walk will start at 8 a.m. For information, call 928-279-0285.
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