April 29, 2014 – The Lounge inside Palms Casino Resort continues to offer guests affordable and intimate entertainment, including various performances from all genres of the arts (Pictured: LoveSick Radio).
Performances are open to the public, but guests must be 21 years of age and older. Some ticketed events listed may have additional fees. Connect with Palms Casino Resort and The Lounge on Twitter @loungeatpalms or @Palms, Instagram @PalmsCasinoResort and Facebook.
SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCES
Date: Thursday, May 1, 8, 15 & 22
Artist: Sin City Sinners
Time: 10 p.m.
Description: The Sin City Sinners are Las Vegas’ top headlining rock band. The Sinners are more than just a band, it’s an experience… What began in 2007 as a weekly ‘just for fun’ jam at a local dive bar, evolved into standing room only shows featuring appearances by some of rocks hottest musicians and celebrities. As the band’s reputation grew so did the need for larger venues and the band quickly became one of Vegas’ top headliners. Sin City Sinners have released three original CDs, the critically acclaimed Exile on Fremont Street, the all-acoustic Broken Record and the holiday favorite A Sinners Christmas. The Sinners recently released their fourth album titled Divebar Days Revisited (Nov. 1, 2013) featuring guest performance by Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses), Danny “The Count” Koker (Counting Cars), Gilby Clarke (Guns N’ Roses), Michael Lardie (Great White) and many others.
The band is known for its loyal fan base and strong social media ties have led to The Sinners winning numerous awards including the “Best of Las Vegas” readers’ poll from The Las Vegas Review Journal.
Date: Friday, May 2 & Saturday, May 3
Artist: LoveSick Radio
Time: 10 p.m.
Description: LoveSick Radio brings a distinctive blend of unapologetic rock coupled with pop melodies and a little hip-hop swagger, creating a fresh sound all their own. The band formed in 2006 in Columbus, Ohio and now call Las Vegas home. With their high-energy live show, the band has opened for acts such as Bon Jovi and Kid Rock, hit the stage at festivals including the July 2012 Vans Warped Tour and the Changjiang International Music Festival in China this past April.
Playing more than 200 shows a year on their own, LSR held opening spots for Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Three Days Grace, New Found Glory and The Fray. Even with a multitude of live shows, the band found time for two tours overseas to perform for our troops. Although unsigned, LoveSick Radio received great airplay, landing in the top 50 pop charts with their single “Boys Don’t Matter.” LSR received multiple placements on several MTV shows (including “My Super Sweet Sixteen”) and MTV2 featured the band as one of its “Bands on the Rise.”
The band relocated to Las Vegas in 2012 to write and worked with producer Warren Huart (The Fray, Aerosmith) on new tracks for a forthcoming album. Their first single, “Numb Me Up,” was released in October 2013.
Date: Friday, May 9 & Saturday, May 10
Artist: The Highwaymen Tribute Show
Time: 10 p.m.
Description: Paying homage to the great country supergroup The Highwaymen, fans will enjoy all the hits in this tribute to Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings. The music that defined the outlaw country genre performed live in this popular tribute show.
Date: Friday, May 16
Time: 10 p.m.
Description: Front man Peter Monroy grew up in the California sunshine of Los Angeles raised by a family of talent. His father was a classically trained tenor and as early as the age of 10, Monroy’s flair for drums, guitar and keyboards began to blossom. At 13, he joined his first band playing drums in a Beatles cover band and at 17, while at a recording session for the band “Shiro,” the singer didn’t show up. Monroy wrote the song they were recording, so he figured he might as well sing it! In 1998 he moved to Las Vegas and by 2000 he had played many local clubs and casinos. Monroy went on to perform in every top casino lounge on The Strip and his genuine love of music and performing has made him a hit with locals, visitors and even hotel staff.
Date: Saturday, May 17
Artist: Franky Perez
Time: 10:30 p.m.
Description: Franky Perez, a natural talent who was already a seasoned veteran of the Vegas music scene by the age of 16, now performs a mix of rock classics and originals. Through the years he has lent his unique voice to some of the biggest names in rock music from fronting Scars on Broadway with Daron Malakian and John Dolmayan both of the band System of a Down to lending vocals to Camp Freddy and even Slash’s band. Perez’s music can be heard on the FX television series “Sons of Anarchy” – a relationship that continues to this day with Perez working on music for the fifth season in a row as well as performing live with the Sons Of Anarchy band The Forest Rangers featuring Katey Sagal. In 2012, Perez was bestowed the honor of being the vocalist for The Doors at the Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles.
Franky Perez has always been a prolific artist but 2013 may be proving to be the most creative of his career. He has begun work on his third studio album entitled ADDICT which may be the most honest music he’s ever written…his own very personal journey of love, loss and vices – three things he knows only too well. Perez was recently awarded Best Free Show from Vegas Seven magazine’s 2013 “Best of the City.”
Date: Saturday, May 24 & Sunday, May 25
Artist: Paul Charles Band
Time: 10 p.m.
Genre: Pop rock
Description: The Paul Charles Band is a Las Vegas-based quintet that focuses its highly spirited performances on millennial pop and rock music by male artists and bands such as Maroon 5, Train, Gavin Degraw, and Bruno Mars – all the while tipping its hat to the classic chart-topping and crowd-rousing material that came before them in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.
Award-winning drummer-turned-frontman Paul Charles Campanella has enjoyed a 20-plus-year career as a touring and session drummer, solo artist and backing vocalist with artists such as rock legends Cheap Trick and celebrated blues guitarist Sean Costello. In 2010 Campanella was one of six vocalists hand selected by The Beatles’ famed recording engineer Geoff Emerick to support Cheap Trick in the production of Sgt. Pepper Live at The Paris Hotel & Casino.
Backing him on stage are four highly skilled and talented musicians – lead guitarist and Musical Director for The Paul Charles Band is Hartford Music Conservatory graduate Carlos Guerrero; drummer Johnny Fedevich is one of America’s premier drummers; bassist Steve Bonacci was a member of the UNLV Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble; and rounding out the group is Toby Ashmore, an invaluable “stunt” musician who handles duties on guitar, vocals and keyboards.
WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP
Artist: Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns
Time: 10:30 p.m.
Genre: Funk, Latin, Rock & Jazz
Description: Santa Fe and the Fat City Horns, one of Las Vegas’ crown jewels, perform their seamless blend of funk, Latin, rock and jazz. This super-band is made of the most talented musicians currently performing in Las Vegas.
The Lounge inside Palms Casino Resort
4321 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, Nev. 89103
Tickets can be purchased at 702-944-3200, www.palms.com or at the Palms Box Office. The Box Office is open daily from noon until 7 p.m. with extended hours on select event days. The Lounge is now on Twitter, follow @loungeatpalms for updates.