Marc Anthony Kicks off Mexican Independence Day Weekend at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Marc Anthony Kicks off Mexican Independence Day Weekend at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Friday night, Mexican Independence Day weekend kicked off with a sold-out performance by Marc Anthony inside The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas (Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net)

Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net.

He started the set with a high energy performance of I Need to Know before launching into an incredible live show that included hits from his English and Spanish language albums.

Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

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Throughout the performance Marc would yell “Grito!!” and the crowd would go wild, standing throughout the entire show dancing and singing along. On this night, he proved why he is one of the top names in live entertainment.

Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net.

Prior to the show, The Pearl crew surprised him with a birthday cake backstage. Telenovela star Julian Gil also took in the show from a VIP skybox.

Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net.

Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Marc Anthony performs at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net.

Marc Anthony gets a birthday cake from the staff of The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort
Marc Anthony gets a birthday cake from the staff of The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net.