Ringo Starr, Ice Cube and more headed to Southern California casinos next week
Southern California casinos will soon host a member of superstar rock group The Beatles, a rapper inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a renowned Italian classical singer and more.
Be sure to check the official websites for the latest concert information.
Fans of Aaron Lewis might be more acquainted with his previous project Staind, but he’s since changed his tune. Lewis went solo back in 2010 to pursue a career in county music. His single “Country Boy” on his “Town Line” EP featured three different versions of the track with collaborations with country artists George Jones, Charlie Daniels and Chris Young. Some of his other songs include “Granddaddy’s Gun,” “Am I The Only One” and “Northern Redneck.” 8 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $55-$70. 760-775-5566. spotlight29.com.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli has released 15 solo albums and brought his classical music pop crossover sound to the international charts trailing big-name stars such as Taylor Swift. Some of the singer’s most notable songs include “Vivo Por Ella,” “Time to Say Goodbye” and “Fall on Me.” 8 p.m. May 18, at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland. Tickets start at $100; 21-and-older only. 909-864-5050. yaamava.com.
Before Ice Cube went solo, he was a part of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducted hip-hop group N.W.A. alongside rappers Eazy-E and Dr. Dre. In addition to his solo career, the rapper also often acts in comedies such as “Friday,” “21 Jump Street,” and “Ride Along.” Some of Ice Cube’s hits include “It Was A Good Day,” “You Know How We Do It” and “Ain’t Got No Haters.” 8 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $59-$99. 800-827-2946. fantasyspringsresort.com.
Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
Ringo Starr was already rising to prominence in his other band Rory Storm and The Hurricanes, one of Liverpool’s biggest acts in the late 1950s before he met members of The Beatles and replaced their drummer Pete Best. Fans weren’t very receptive at first, but later accepted him and even inspired a young Cher to write “Ringo, I Love You” under her pseudonym, Bonnie Joe Mason. Some of Starr’s most notable songs include “Back Off Boogaloo,” “Photograph” and “It Don’t Come Easy.” 9 p.m. May 19, Pechanga Resort Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. Tickets start at $210. 877-711-2946. pechanga.com.
La Adictiva, formerly La Adictiva Banda San José de Mesillas, is a Sinaloan band that formed in 1990. The group joined the Sony Music label in 2010 has recorded several successful songs making a name for themselves as one of Sinaloa, Mexico’s biggest acts. The group’s hits include “Después de Ti, ¿Quién?,” “El Amor de Mi Vida” and “Lo Que Nunca Será.” 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $45-$80. 800-514-3849. aguacalientecasinos.com.