Station Casinos Announces March 2009 Headliners

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GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT, SPA AND CASINO

Kenny Loggins

Genre: Adult Contemporary

Venue: Ovation

Date: Friday, March 13 at 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $45, $55 and $65 plus tax and applicable fees

Artist Info: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Kenny Loggins is best known for his lyrical and familiar melodies. He first rose to fame as songwriter for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “House at Pooh Corner” and then as a folk rock duet with Loggins & Messina with musician Jim Messina in the early ’70s. Loggins’ solo debut album, Celebrate Me Home in 1977 spawned his first solo hit of the same name, and in 1978 he won his first Grammy award for his song, “What a Fool Believes.” The following year, Loggins received another Grammy for his hit song “This Is It.” He released High Adventure in 1982 which featured “Don’t Fight It,” a duet with Steve Perry, and “Heart To Heart.” In 1991, Loggins recorded and produced Leap of Faith, which included the single “Conviction of the Heart,” which became a well-known tune among environmentalists. In addition to his albums and awards, Loggins’ composed the movie theme songs for “Caddyshack” and “Caddyshack II,” “Top Gun,” “One Fine Day” and the Oscar-nominated “Footloose.” His newest album, How About Now, released in 2007, features a reworking of his 1973 hit “A Love Song,” along with 11 new compositions.

All ages welcome- Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult


SUNSET STATION HOTEL & CASINO

Gilby Clarke

Venue: Club Madrid

Genre: Rock

Date: Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $15 plus tax and applicable fees (standing room only)

Artist Info: Singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer Gilby Clarke began his career in 1985 as part of the band Candy and then recorded two albums with the rock group Kill for Thrills. In 1991, he was recruited by Guns N’ Roses to take over for guitarist Izzy Stradlin. He toured with the band on its famous three-year Use Your Illusion world tour and played on three chart-topping albums before embarking on a solo career. Clarke released his first solo album Pawnshop Guitars in 1994 which featured the hits “Cure Me…Or Kill Me” and “Tijuana Jail.” Over the next eight years, he released the albums Hangover, Rubber, 99 Live and Swag. In 2003, he joined Heart for a national tour and appeared on Guns N’ Roses’ Greatest Hits album which was released in 2004. Over the last couple decades, he has worked with such rock legends as MC5, The Bronx, L.A. Guns and Alice Cooper, among others. Most recently, Clarke released another solo record, the eponymous Gilby Clarke, in early 2007.

Must be 21 years or older

BOULDER STATION HOTEL AND CASINO

Marcia Ball

Genre: Blues/R&B

Venue: The Railhead

Date: Friday, March 6 at 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $5 cover at the door

Artist Info: Marcia Ball honed her powerful singing and deft, rollicking keyboard chops while growing up in the small town of Vinton, La., on the Texas border. After attending Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Ball moved to Austin, Texas in the early ’70s, just as the city’s progressive country music movement was growing. Ball was an important and popular figure on the Austin scene, first as the leader of the beloved Freda & the Firedogs and then as a solo artist signed to Capitol Records, where she recorded Circuit Queen in 1978. By the early ’80s, Ball was focusing on Gulf Coast rhythm and blues, and she’s never looked back. Throughout the years, Ball released several albums, including Soulful Dress, Hot Tamale Baby, Gatorhythms, Blue House and Let Me Play with Your Poodle. At the end of 1997, Ball finished work on a “three divas of the blues” project with Irma Thomas and Tracy Nelson. The album, Sing It!, was released in January 1998 and was nominated for both a Grammy and Handy as “Best Contemporary Blues Album.” In 2005, 2006 and 2007 the Blues Music Awards honored Ball as the “Piano Player of the Year.” In 2008, she released her first studio album in four years titled after three of her favorite things, Peace, Love & BBQ.

All ages welcome- Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult

Phil Vassar

Genre: Country

Venue: The Railhead

Date: Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $27, $32, $37 and $42 plus tax and applicable fees

Artist Info: Phil Vassar began his career as a songwriter in the 1990s. After earning the respect of his peers, Vassar was signed to Arista Nashville in 2000 and released his self-titled debut album that same year. He went on to release three more albums including a greatest hits album in 2006. His well-known hits include, “Just Another Day in Paradise,” “In a Real Love” and “Last Day of My Life.” In 2008, Vassar released his fourth studio album Prayer of a Common Man, featuring the song “I Would” and the Top Five hit “Love is a Beautiful Thing,” among others.

All ages welcome- Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult

ALIANTE STATION CASINO + HOTEL

Kenny Loggins

Genre: Adult Contemporary

Venue: Access Showroom

Date: Saturday, March 14 at 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $45, $55 and $65 plus tax and applicable fees

Artist Info: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Kenny Loggins is best known for his lyrical and familiar melodies. He first rose to fame as songwriter for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s “House at Pooh Corner” and then as a folk rock duet with Loggins & Messina with musician Jim Messina in the early ’70s. Loggins’ solo debut album, Celebrate Me Home in 1977 spawned his first solo hit of the same name, and in 1978 he won his first Grammy award for his song, “What a Fool Believes.” The following year, Loggins received another Grammy for his hit song “This Is It.” He released High Adventure in 1982 which featured “Don’t Fight It,” a duet with Steve Perry, and “Heart To Heart.” In 1991, Loggins recorded and produced Leap of Faith, which included the single “Conviction of the Heart,” which became a well-known tune among environmentalists. In addition to his albums and awards, Loggins’ composed the movie theme songs for “Caddyshack” and “Caddyshack II,” “Top Gun,” “One Fine Day” and the Oscar-nominated “Footloose.” His newest album, How About Now, released in 2007, features a reworking of his 1973 hit “A Love Song,” along with 11 new compositions.

All ages welcome- Under 21 must be accompanied by an adult

About Station Casinos

Station Casinos’ concert and entertainment lounge venues include: The Railhead at Boulder Station, a 650-seat venue; Ovation, a 500-seat venue, Grand Events Center, a 2,000-seat venue, and The Playground, a poolside venue accommodating up to 4,000 guests, at Green Valley Ranch; Club Tequila at Fiesta Rancho, a 380-seat venue; Bonkerz Comedy Club at Palace Station, a 250-seat venue; Rocks Lounge, a 150-seat venue, and Sandbar Backyard, a poolside venue accommodating up to 3,000 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 its latest addition, Access Showroom at Aliante Station, seating more than 600 guests.

Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center, The Fiestas and The Galleria Mall or by calling (702) 547-5300 or log onto www.stationcasinos.com.

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