Snoqualmie Casino’s 2016 Summer Concert Series kicks off July 3, 2016. Over the course of two months, Snoqualmie Casino will host musical acts such as Kool and the Gang, Kansas, Blondie, Huey Lewis and the News, and Olivia Newton-John. The Summer Concert Series will return this year to the outdoor Mountain View Plaza with expansive views of Snoqualmie Valley, Mount Si, and the Cascades. The 1,500 seat venue features a beer garden, full bar, a variety of dinner options including pulled pork sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, pizza and salads. and free parking.
In order to provide concertgoers with an enhanced viewing experience, Snoqualmie Casino will revamp its seating arrangement by adding risers towards the back of the venue. With this change, audience members will have access to an elevated view of the breathtaking surroundings. All performances will begin at 7:00 pm. Ticket prices begin at $40 per person and are on sale online at snotickets.com or can be purchased at Snoqualmie Casino’s box office.
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SUNDAY, JULY 3
Kool and the Gang: Known for hits such as “Celebration” and “Jungle Boogie”, this eclectic group blends elements of jazz, soul, and R&B to create a fresh and funky sound.
SATURDAY, JULY 9
Sara Evans: Having charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, Evans is known for her traditional approach to country music. Over the course of her musical career, Evans has developed a reputation for delivering enjoyable albums full of great songs brought to life by her distinctive voice.
FRIDAY, JULY 22
Blondie: For the last four decades, Blondie has become and still remains a true national treasure; a punk band from New York City whose influence both shaped and continues to inform the worlds of music, fashion and art. Debbie Harry and Chris Stein have kept their ears to the ground, creating trends, never following them. They helped push punk onto the dance floor at the dawn of the new wave era and introduced a wider audience to hip-hop sounds, all the while building a catalog of enduring pop hits along the way.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
Kansas: Originating from the state in which they share the same name, Kansas has become a household name within the genre of rock music. The band has gone on to produce eight gold albums, three sextuple-platinum albums, and one platinum live album.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 11
Trace Adkins: Long been regarded as a pioneer in American country music, Adkins emerged onto the country music scene during the crossover-happy late 1990’s where he became known for his ability to integrate themes of gospel, blues, and rock & roll into his music, while still staying true to classic honky-tonk.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
Huey Lewis and the News: An American pop-rock band whose style can be described as a fusion of rock, soul, and doo-wop, this iconic group has scored a total of 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary, and Mainstream Rock charts.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25
Olivia Newton-John: Newton-John is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five number-one hits on the Billboard Hot 100 singles, and has sold an estimated 100 million records, making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28
Melissa Etheridge: Etheridge became one of the most popular recording artists of the ‘90s due to her mixture of confessional lyrics, pop-based folk-rock, and her raspy, smoky vocals. She has received fifteen Grammy Award nominations and has won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for her single “I Need to Wake Up”.
For more information regarding these and other events at Snoqualmie Casino, visit www.snocasino.com/entertainment