Reggae artist Shaggy to perform at the Palms

Palms Pool & Bungalows and Cruzan Rum host evening, poolside performances
Thursday, August 12, 2010, 9:00 p.m.
Tickets on sale now through the Palms Box Office

Tickets on sale Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 2 p.m. through any Ticketmaster location, by calling 1-800-745-3000, or visiting

General admission tickets $30; VIP tickets $50, plus additional service fees

LAS VEGAS – July 9, 2010 – The Palms Pool & Bungalows, in partnership with Cruzan Rum, has announced another exciting live poolside performance in its Cruzan Campfire Concert Series. Reggae and R&B artist Shaggy will perform Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 9:00 p.m.

Tickets for Shaggy are $30 for general admission and $50 for a VIP ticket that allows guests access into a special viewing area includes a complimentary Cruzan cocktail. Cabana reservations are available by calling 702-942-6832.

Jamaican-American reggae artist Shaggy emerged in the early ’90s and has proved to be one of the biggest crossover success stories in dancehall reggae. Early on, one of Shaggy’s first singles which was a hit overseas “Oh Carolina,” coupled with the high-profile Maxi Priest duet “One More Chance,” was enough to land Shaggy a lucrative deal with Virgin Records in the early ’90s.

His debut album, Pure Pleasure, was released in 1993. Shaggy first hit big in the U.S. in the mid ’90s with Boombastic. The title track sold more than a million copies and peaked at #1 on the R&B charts. The album reached platinum status and spent a full year at #1 on Billboard’s Top Reggae Albums chart and won Shaggy a Grammy award for Best Reggae Album in 1995. Multiple crossover hits followed with success both in the U.S. and overseas and in 2002 Mr. Lover Lover: The Best of Shaggy, Vol. 1 was released. In 2007 he released Intoxication which also hit #1 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart.

This event is presented in association with Cruzan Rum. Guests must be 21 years of age or older. The Pearl Box Office is open Sunday through Wednesday from noon – 7:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from noon – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from noon – 9:00 p.m. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. with a live DJ and show time is 9:00 p.m. For more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702-942-6888.

About Palms Pool & Bungalows (Twitter: @PalmsPoolLV):

Palms Pool & Bungalows is comprised of three-acres of opulent outdoor playground that features three pools and various attractions, including a climate-controlled gaming area, four bars and two dramatic waterfalls. Lush landscaping and a stylish design bring sophistication to this party haven.  Featuring live concerts and world-renowned deejays all summer long, Palms Pool & Bungalows provides both locals and out-of-towners an unparalleled poolside destination.  Recurring events at Palms Pool & Bungalows include: Ditch Fridays, the weekly Friday party reputable for redefining the Las Vegas pool scene since its inception in 2007; a nighttime hypnotic pool lounge every Friday and Saturday beginning April 8; the music-driven party known as Sundance every Sunday beginning May 9; and Skinny Dip, the nighttime party which takes place once a month beginning May 18.  The pool features 27 amenity-packed VIP cabanas and three ultra-luxe two-story bungalows with sleeping quarters.  The menu features items such as chicken cobb salad, The Barry Burger, ahi tuna wrap and La Nova boneless chicken bites.  A comprehensive selection of classic cocktails include contemporary flavored martinis, mojitos, margaritas and signature drinks, such as Morty’s Bikini Remover, Poolside Paloma and Fire & Ice.  An extensive bottle service menu is also offered.

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