FRIDAY NIGHT TRIBUTE CONCERT SERIES, KICKING OFF JANUARY 25th WITH QUEEN NATION

 ‘The Next Best Thing’ On Sale Concerts at Casino Box Office, Spotlight29.com

Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present The Next Best Thing, a Friday night tribute concert series launching January 25th with Queen Nation — A Tribute to the Music of Queen. Tickets are $10, on sale at the Casino Box Office and at Spotlight29.com. Booths are also available for $102, including six seats and a bucket of beer; season passes for the entire series are $75. 

All performances start at 8 p.m. in the Spotlight Showroom, which offers the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley. The Next Best Thing schedule is as follows:

January 25th: Queen Nation — A Tribute to the Music of Queen. Formed in 2004, this 90-minute production of the band’s greatest hits (“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” “We Will Rock You”) preserves the image, sound and stage persona of vintage Queen.  

February 1st: Fortunate Son — Celebrating 50 Years of Creedence Clearwater Revival. Combining timeless CCR favorites and frontman John Fogerty hits (“Down on the Corner,” “Run Through the Jungle,” “Proud Mary”), Brad Ford and Fortunate Son personify the spirit and grit of America’s favorite rock ’n’ roll band.

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February 8th: House of Floyd — The Music of Pink Floyd. San Francisco’s immersive Pink Floyd tribute band focuses on the adventurous live arrangements (“Comfortably Numb,” “Money” and “Another Brick in the Wall”) and sonic explorations of their namesake.

February 15th: Don’t Stop Believin’ — The Next Best Thing to Journey. Don’t Stop Believin’ captures the lush and signature sound (“Wheel in the Sky,” “Faithfully” and “Separate Way”) of renowned vocalist Steve Perry and Journey in their prime.

February 22nd: Adelaide — Latin Ladies Live. Texas native offers an authentic tribute to some of the most famous Latin female artists of all time, including Jennifer Lopez (“I’m Real”), Shakira (“Hips Don’t Lie”), Gloria Estefan (“Conga”), Celia Cruz (“Guantanamera”), and Selena (“Bidi Bidi Bom Bom”).  

March 1st: Desperado — The Nation’s Premier Eagles Tribute. Founded in 2002 by Aaron Broering, Desperado is one of the best and well-known Eagles tributes in the country, boasting a lineup of five lead singers and multi-instrumentalists. Hits include “Hotel California,” “Life in the Fast Lane” and “I Can’t Tell You Why.”

March 8th: Danny Vernon — Illusion of Elvis. Vernon is known for his high-energy tribute to Elvis Presley, spanning all three decades of Elvis Presley’s career, from hillbilly hipcat of the 1950s (“Jailhouse Rock”), the sleek ’60s movie years (“Blue Hawaii”) and the ’70s jumpsuit era (“Burnin’ Love”).

March 15th: Caravanserai — The Santana Tribute. Now in its 21st year, Caravanserai is the most acclaimed Santana tribute in the country, performing the biggest hits (“Black Magic Woman,” Oye Como Va” and “Evil Ways”) from the band’s classic era.

March 22nd: Bee Gees Gold Featuring John Acosta. Taking on the role of Barry Gibb, Acosta has performed in Bee Gees tributes all over the world with an unrivaled attention to detail on such hits as “Stayin’ Alive,” “Jive Talkin’ ” and “Never Fever.”

March 29th: Moonwalker — The Reflection of Michael Jackson. Featuring live vocals, musicians and dancers, Moonwalker channels the Prince of Pop in an explosion of energetic perfection, featuring such hits as “Beat It,” “Bad” and “Man in the Mirror.”

All attendees must be 21 and up. For more information, visit Spotlight29.com.

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT

December 29th                    Gran Baile Grupo Maximo Grado Los Parras y ademas Grupo Zable

February 2nd                        Felipe Esparza

February 9th                         Pancho Barraza