TUOLUMNE, CA (December 28, 2010) – King of Newgrass Sam Bush will be performing at Black Oak Casino in February. The Grammy award winning musician recently received a lifetime achievement award from the Americana Music Association (AMA). Bush was instrumental in expanding the horizons of bluegrass music, fusing it with jazz, rock, blues, funk and other styles.
The month will kick off with blues guitar star Tommy Castro, who won the 2008 Blues Music Award for Entertainer of the Year. In May of 2010, Castro won multiple awards from The Blues Foundation for Blues Male Artist of the Year, Contemporary Album of the Year, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and Band of the Year.
|Thu, Feb 3||Tommy Castro – Bay Area Blues guitar star||8 pm|
|Fri, Feb 4||Tommy Castro – Bay Area Blues guitar star||9 pm|
|Sat, Feb 5||Steel Breeze – Sacramento Party Band||9 pm|
|Thu, Feb 10||Comedy Showcase – Dennis Blair and Patrick Jaye||8 pm|
|Fri, Feb 11||Shane Dwight – Roots and Blues Guitar||9 pm|
|Sat, Feb 12||Clean Slate – One of the Best Party Bands||9 pm|
|Thu, Feb 17||Comedy Showcase – Scott Capurro and Cheril Vendetti||8 pm|
|Fri, Feb 18||Hari Kari – Classic Rock||9 pm|
|Sat, Feb 19||Wonderbread 5||9 pm|
|Thu, Feb 24||Comedy Showcase – Jerome and Sean Peabody||9 pm|
|Fri, Feb 25||Whiskey Dawn – Rising Nor Cal country||9 pm|
|Sat, Feb 26||Closed for a VIP Event|
|Sun, Feb 27||Sam Bush – King of Newgrass||8 pm|
If you are interested in sponsoring or running a promotion for any of these events, please contact Diana Jackin at (559) 472-7148.
Black Oak Casino continues to present national touring acts every week, LIVE at Willow Creek Lounge! Whether you enjoy R&B Latin, Classic Rock or the Blues, Black Oak Casino offers an entertainment lineup that will satisfy any music lover.
With over 200 seats, Willow Creek Lounge is an entertainment venue complete with a full service bar, dance floor, and video bar top slots. Shows are primarily free, however selected shows may have a minimal ticket charge to provide comfortable crowd size for the venue. For all 8 pm shows, doors will open at 6:30 pm and for all 9pm shows, doors will open at 7:30 pm. Performances that require tickets will be noted on the entertainment lineup, and tickets will be available at The Gift Basket and at www.highsierratickets.com. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis, and you must be seated at the table to save your seat prior to any show. Willow Creek Lounge is a smoke-free venue, and all lounge guests must be 21 or older to attend.
For more information about Black Oak Casino, overnight accommodations, or to learn more about the current promotions, please visit www.blackoakcasino.com or call (877) 747-8777. Black Oak Casino is located in Tuolumne, just 7 miles east of Sonora, off Highway 108.