Add Some Cajun Spice to the Weekend
The Mari Showroom Hosts “Zydeco Night”
MARKSVILLE, La., (October 17, 2011) – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce “Zydeco Night” featuring Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha’s and Buckwheat Zydeco at Paragon Casino Resort on Friday, November 18 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $10.
Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha’s will kick off the night with their high-energy sounds that will keep you dancing all night long. Nathan and his band have toured the world bringing their unique brand of authentic Zydeco music to fans around the world and Louisiana music halls for over 20 years. Williams grew up in St. Martinville, LA and has recorded seven albums with his band.
Buckwheat Zydeco is one of the most popular Zydeco bands in Louisiana and has performed with such notable musicians as Eric Clapton, U2 and the Boston Pops. The band has also performed for President Clinton twice at both of his inaugurations. Buckwheat Zydeco has also been nominated for two Grammy Awards. The band performs at numerous music festivals including New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, San Deigo Street Scene, Montreaux Jazz Fest and Newport Folk Fest, just to name a few. The band has released 21 albums since 1979.
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com, the LA 1 Market, or by calling 1-800-946-1946. For more information about other upcoming events at Paragon Casino Resort, please visit 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 17 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.