Rocky Gap Casino Resort Will Rock Out with Platinum Selling 80s Rock Icons, KIX
May 2, 2022
Flintstone, Md. – May 2, 2022 – Rocky Gap Casino Resort, located at 16701 Lakeview Road NE, will set the stage for a rockin’ day of music with platinum-selling 80s hard rock icons, KIX, and more performing on the driving range at the resort’s Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course on Saturday, May 21.
The outdoor concert will kick off at 3 p.m. with high-energy rock ‘n’ roll from Promising Leith, a local seven-member band that covers hits from the 60s. At 4:30 p.m., Hair Force One will take the stage to celebrate 20 years together. The popular local band has built a following by playing rock ‘n’ roll metal hits and paying tribute to classic hair bands from the 80s.
KIX, who gained popularity in the 1980s and the early 90s with such hits as “Cold Blood,” “Girl Money,” and the chart-topping ballad “Don’t Close Your Eyes,” will be the featured headliners with a set starting at 6 p.m. The energetic band consists of front man Steve Whiteman, bassist Mark Schenker, guitarists Brian Forsythe and Bob Pare and drummer Jimmy Chalfant.
Guests must be 21 and over to attend. Tickets to the event are priced at $30 if purchased in advance, or $40 when purchased at the door. For more information to purchase tickets, visit www.rockygapresort.com/entertainment.
About Rocky Gap Casino Resort
Rocky Gap Casino Resort is located at 16701 Lakeview Rd NE, Flintstone, Maryland in Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland in the heart of Allegany County. A AAA 4-Diamond Award® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort, Rocky Gap offers a casino, hotel, conference center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, three restaurants, indoor and outdoor event spaces, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Maryland, a spa, indoor pool, fitness center, pro shop, complimentary valet parking, individual parking, and several outdoor recreational activities. The casino features 665 slot machines, 17 table games, and two casino bars. With a picturesque setting for festivals, events, retreats and large gatherings, both The Lakeside Terrace and 5,000-square-foot Allegheny Event Center at Rocky Gap Casino Resort offer a scenic outdoor setting with a backdrop that includes Evitts Mountain and the 242-acre lake. Maryland’s only Jack Nicklaus Design course, Rocky Gap Golf Course was included in Golfweek magazine’s list of the best courses to play in Maryland and best casino courses, as well as was featured in Golf Digest’s list of America’s 36 Best Buddies-Trip Destinations. Rocky Gap Casino Resort is owned by Golden Entertainment, Inc. More information is available at www.rockygapcasino.com.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,000 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns ten casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
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