Marshall Tucker Band Returns to The Orleans Showroom March 9-10
February 7, 2012 by VegasNews.com
Southern rock legends The Marshall Tucker Band roll into The Orleans Showroom for NASCAR weekend, March 9 and 10, each evening at 8 p.m.
The Marshall Tucker Band, originally founded by lead singer Doug Gray, got its start in Spartanburg, S.C. and debuted its first album in 1973. The platinum-plus album caught fire and spawned numerous hits, including “Way Out West!,” earning the group a loyal following and numerous headlining engagements across America.
Throughout the last 30 years, The Marshall Tucker Band has influenced such country music groups as Alabama, The Kentucky Headhunters, Confederate Railroad, and Travis Tritt with its definitive blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country, and gospel. With hit singles “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” “Can’t You See,” and “Take The Highway,” The Marshall Tucker Band has earned seven gold and three platinum albums. They also scored four hit singles on Billboard’s country chart and one on Billboard’s gospel chart. The Marshall Tucker Band’s music has been featured on numerous movie soundtracks, including “Smokey and the Bandit,” “The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper,” “Shipwrecked,” “Crank 2,” “Don’t Mess with Zohan,” “Stop Loss, Swing Vote” and “Taking Chance” as well as many television shows.
The band’s current members include lead vocalist Doug Gray; Pat Elwood on bass guitar; drummer and former member of Mother’s Finest and The Outlaws, B.B. Borden; multi-instrumentalist Marcus Henderson, who plays flute, saxophone and keyboards, as well as lead and background vocals; Rick Willis on lead guitar and vocals; and Chris Hicks on guitar and vocals. Together the band presents a powerful stage presence as they carry on the timeless essence of The Marshall Tucker Band.
Showtime each evening is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $29.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Coast Casinos Box Office, by calling 702.365.7075, or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.
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