NORTH LAS VEGAS – Kool and the Gang will bring more than 40 years of jazz, R&B, disco, soul and funk hits to The Club at The Cannery Casino & Hotel at 2121 East Craig Road, North Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
Kool and The Gang began to dominate the music scene in the 1970’s, beginning with their self-titled album “Kool and The Gang.” Their sophomore album “Live at the Sex Machine,” produced hits including “Funky Man,” “Who’s Gonna Take the Weight,” and “I Want to Take You Higher.” To date, the group has released 26 albums and has seen chart-topping success with hit singles spanning the course of four decades, including “Jungle Boogie,” “Celebration,” “Get Down On It,” and “Joanna.”
Kool and The Gang also has found remarkable success on the big screen. The group produced hits such as “Summer Madness” from the Grammy-winning movie soundtrack “Rocky,” “Open Sesame” from “Saturday Night Fever,” the top-selling movie soundtrack of all time, and “Jungle Boogie” the title track to the cult classic film “Pulp Fiction.”
Altogether, the group has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and have received accolades including two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, and 31 gold and platinum albums. Most recently, Kool and The Gang returned to the Billboard charts with the 2007 album “Still Kool.”
Tickets range in price from $25.95 to $45.95 and can be purchased online at www.cannerycasino.com or by calling The Cannery box office at (702) 507-5757.
About Cannery Casino Resorts Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, owns and operates the Cannery Casino & Hotel in North Las Vegas; and Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel on Boulder Highway in Las Vegas. The company also owns and operates the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Washington County, Pa. The specific property websites are as follows: Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.cannerycasino.com, Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.eastsidecannery.com and the Meadows Racetrack & Casino www.meadowsgaming.com.