Legendary band is Casino Resort’s most requested act in history.
MARKSVILLE, La. (May 17, 2011) – Paragon Casino Resort welcomes back fan favorite KC & The Sunshine Band to the Mari Showroom stage Thursday, July 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 and are now on sale.
This concert, which is sure to get people dancing, marks the Grammy-award winning band’s 17th performance in the Mari Showroom, and all previous performances have sold out. In fact, KC & The Sunshine Band is the most requested act in Paragon Casino Resort’s history.
KC & The Sunshine Band was founded in 1973 in Miami , FL. They are most known for such disco hits as “That’s the Way (I Like It),” “Keep It Comin’ Love,” “Please Don’t Go,” and of course, “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty.”
The band has been nominated for nine Grammys (receiving three awards) and selling millions of records. They have had 18 singles on the Top U.S. 100 chart with five number one singles, 16 of which were included on the U.S. R&B chart with four number one singles.
With a career spanning almost 40 years thus far, KC & The Sunshine Band continue to perform for millions. On August 30, KC & The Sunshine Band was presented with A Living Legend Award from The Classic Gold Music Awards at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood Florida . The band was selected because their popularity and appeal has transcended over the past few decades.
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com, LA 1 Gifts and Voila located at Paragon Casino Resort, or by calling 1-800-946-1946. For more information about other upcoming events at Paragon Casino Resort, please visit our website at www.paragoncasinoresort.com.
About Paragon Casino Resort
Paragon Casino Resort, the Pearl of Louisiana , is the only casino resort destination in Central Louisiana . Paragon has been attracting gamers from across the country for 16 years. Paragon features an impressive lineup of luxury amenities and attractions including a new luxury hotel tower; Spa La Vie, a full-service spa and salon; an eighteen hole golf course; an indoor tropical pool with swim-up bar; a soaring retail atrium with “living” bayou; and three movie theatres. The Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center consists of 75,000 square feet of meeting space including the Mari Showroom and the Paragon Ballroom, which breaks out into the Arsene Ballroom, Belazaire Ballroom, and the Chiqui Ballroom. The Chiqui Ballroom can be subdivided into Chiqui 1, Chiqui 2, and Chiqui 3. Paragon’s Marketplace Buffet is Louisiana ’s largest buffet, with 550 seats and live-action stations.
Additionally, Paragon features a 84,000-square-foot gaming floor offering more than 2,000 slot machines with Las Vegas odds, 46 table games, including Craps, Blackjack, Roulette, various poker games, as well as a nine-table poker room. Other attractions include a 531-room hotel, five restaurants, a full-service RV resort, and the newly renovated Kids Quest child care activity center. The luxurious OTB adjacent to Roxy’s is open to the delight of racetrack enthusiasts. Voilà features a stylish selection of women’s and men’s apparel and accessories and LA 1 Market carries a wide range of Louisiana products from art to cookbooks and sundries. The Pelican Stage in Big Daddy E’s restaurant features live music for dining pleasure.
Paragon Casino Resort is located on Highway 1 in Marksville , La. The casino and all of its amenities are owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. For more information, please visit www.paragoncasinoresort.com. Follow Paragon Casino Resort on Facebook and Twitter.