Tickets are on sale now for Art Laboe Presents Latin Legends on Saturday, June 16, at the Star of the Desert Arena in Primm. A radio personality for almost 70 years on syndicated shows heard throughout the American Southwest, Laboe is known for his signature request and dedication format that prominently features “Oldies But Goodies,” a phrase he pioneered.
Laboe’s guests on this special night include Latin artists El Chicano, MC Magic, Lighter Shade of Brown, Tierra, Sunny Ozuna and René y René. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35.
The diverse bill features acts from the last six decades across all genres of music. A ’60s brown-eyed soul group from Los Angeles, El Chicano blends rock, funk, soul, blues, jazz, and salsa. Known for his albums “Magic City” and “Magic City Part 2,” MC Magic is a rapper, songwriter and record producer who raps and sings in both English and Spanish. Rappers A Lighter Shade of Brown charted big in 1990 with their infectious hit “On A Sunday Afternoon.” Tierra rose to prominence in the ’70s and ’80s in Los Angeles with several Latin R&B hits, including a remake of The Intruders’ “Together.” “El Cancionero” Sunny Ozuna of Sunny & the Sunliners is known for his distinct style that mixes rhythm and blues, tejano, blues, and mariachi. Latin pop duo René y René were among the first Chicano artists to perform on “American Bandstand,” and they swept the ’60s with songs such as 1964’s “Angelito” and 1969’s “Lo Mucho que Te Quiero.”
For tickets visit primmvalleyresorts.com or call the Star of the Desert Arena Box Office at 702.386.7867. Box office hours of operation are Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.