Country singer-songwriter Walker Hayes will perform at Spotlight 29 Casino on Friday, March 31st. (Photography: Terry Wyatt, Getty Images)
Whether you want to dance to country music that’s trending on TikTok, laugh with big-name stand-up comedians, or dance with some cumbias, Southern California casinos will have a variety of activities to offer this week in March. Enjoy live entertainment from 27th to 2nd April.
Be sure to check the official website for the latest concert information.
After enjoying moderate success early in his career with songs like “Pants” and “Why Wait for Summer,” country singer Walker Hayes didn’t get his big break until 2021 with the release of “Fancy Like” on TikTok. became a viral track. The song peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was used in a national advertising campaign for restaurant chain Applebee’s. Friday, March 31 at 8pm, Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $75-120. 760-775-5566. spotlight29.com.
The stand-up comic brings his long-form storytelling routine to the casino crowd. Cook got his first big break in 2005 when he released “Swallow Harmful” on Comedy Central Records. It’s the first time in 27 years that a comedian has had an album in the Billboard top five, the last being Steve Martin’s “A Wild and Crazy Guy” in 1978. “Wait,” “Good Luck Chuck,” and “My Best Friend’s Girl.” March 31, 8 p.m., Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland. $45-$85; ages 21 and up only. 909-864-5050. yaamava.com.
A member of the famous Wayans family, Malone is an actor, comedian, writer and producer who first appeared in television and film in the late ’90s and early ’00s. Wayans has appeared on television shows such as “The Wayans Brothers.” As well as “Scary Movies” and “White Chicks” comedies. Soboba Casino Resort, 22777 Soboba Rd., San Jacinto, Saturday, April 1 at 8 p.m. $65-150. 951-665-1000. Sogou.com.
Actor Kevin James rose to prominence in comedy clubs and later became a Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor, best known for his portrayal of “The King of Queens” Doug Heffernan from 1998 to 2007. He also appeared in several feature films, including “Paul Blatt: Mall Cop” and “I’m Pronounced Chuck and Larry Now.” His most recent stand-up special, “Kevin James: Never Give Up,” was released on Netflix in 2018. April 1 at 8 p.m. at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $80-175. 800-514-3849. aguacalientecasinos.comHe will also perform at Pechanga Resort Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula on Sunday, April 2 at 7:30 pm. $165. 877-711-2946. pechanga.com.
La Sonora Santanera La Nueva Sangre and Rocio La Dama De La Cumbia Y Su Sonora
La Sonora Santanera La Nueva Sangre is known for its salsa and tropical flair. Some of the band’s biggest hits include “Kiss Life”, “Til You Come” and “Old Love”. Guatemalan band Dew The Lady Of Cumbia will also perform. Lead singer Rocio grew up in Santa Ana and was a member of the Century High School Choir as a teenager. Some of the show’s biggest hits include “Cup Nights”, “Win” and “Excuse Me”. April 2 at 6 p.m. at the Shovel Casino Spa & Resort, 11154 Hwy 76, Shovel. $15-35; ages 21 and up only. 877-946-7252. palacasino.com.