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Casino Arizona™, Home of The Best Tribute Performances

February 19 2013

Entertainment Announcements

    Casino Arizona, Home of The Best Tribute Performances
    Announces Thrilling Spring Line-Up

    SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. – (Feb. 19, 2013) - This spring, the Showroom at Casino Arizona will serve as host for an impressive line-up of rock’s top tribute performances. From Queen to Bon Jovi, there’s a show for every kind of fan. Nowhere else in the Valley will audiences find more talented acts who flawlessly restage the most famous performances of popular rock bands from the 80’s, 90’s and today!

    March 1-2
    Queen Nation
    Queen was once one of the largest arena rock bands in the world with endless amounts of hits including “Bohemian Rhapsody” and the game day anthems, “We Are The Champions” and “We Will Rock You.” The band’s powerful performances have been revived through tribute act, Queen Nation. Their high-energy show captures the original band’s sound, vocals and the contagious charisma of front man Freddy Mercury. Don’t miss Queen Nation’s memorable recreations of Queen’s most popular hits when they rock the Showroom stage.

    March 22-23
    Grammy Award-winning rock band Bon Jovi has been a mainstay on the music charts since their debut in the early 80’s. While the band will hit Phoenix in its new world tour in April, those fans that don’t want to wait that long, can see the next best thing when Bon Jovi tribute, Wanted comes to Casino Arizona. Playing such chart topping hits as “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “You Give Love a Bad Name” and “Wanted Dead or Alive,” Wanted is sure to deliver fans the ultimate Bon Jovi experience.

    March 29-30
    Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience
    Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience is a tribute to legendary rock group, Chicago. As the younger brother of lead vocalist Peter Cetera, Kenny spent much time mimicking Chicago’s music style during the band’s meteoric rise. In 1985, following the hugely successful “Chicago 16” album, Kenny was invited to sing background vocals and tour with the band in support of the “Chicago 17” album. More than two decades later, Kenny continues to bring fans memorable performances of Chicago songs, including "If You Leave Me Now," "Primma Donna" and "You're the Inspiration,” as well as other hits spanning from Chicago’s first 17 albums.

    April 5-6
    In the late 70s and throughout the 80s, British rock band, Def Leppard produced more than its fair share of fan favorite hits. Casino Arizona invites fans to relive the golden era of the band when tribute artists, Pyromania come to the Showroom. Pyromania blends raw talent with outstanding vocals to authentically reproduce songs like, “Rock of Ages,” Pour Some Sugar On Me” and “Love Bites.” Lovers of hard rock music scene will not want to miss this explosive celebration.

    April 26-27
    Fan Halen
    Legendary group, Van Halen has gone through many singers, but true fans know that the best era was the David Lee Roth era. While the band has since reunited with Roth, it isn’t quite the same as 80s heyday. Capture the spirit of Roth’s Van Halen with tribute band, Fan Halen returns to Casino Arizona. Hear flawless covers of popular songs like “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love” and “Jump,” while watching the group’s dead on choreography, vocals and stage personas.

    General Admission tickets to all shows are on sale now. Tickets are buy one get one free for Player Rewards Club™ members. Offer valid on Box Office purchases only.

    To purchase tickets, visit the Casino Arizona Box Office, call (480) 850-7734, or visit
    Casino Arizona
    Located in Scottsdale, Ariz. at the Loop 101 Freeway and McKellips Rd., Casino Arizona is a central landmark within the emerging Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination (TSCED). Independently owned and operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the property offers visitors more than 100,000 square feet devoted to gaming and entertainment.