The weekend of June 6-7 brings a full slate of headliners to Biloxi’s casinos, including Alabama soul man Taylor Hicks and blues legend B.B. King.
On Friday, June 6, Lynyrd Skynyrd plays the Hard Rock, while IP Biloxi presents REO Speedwagon.
Saturday, June 7, brings King to Beau Rivage, New Orleans rockers Better Than Ezra to the Golden Nuggett and Hicks to the Island View. Additionally, the Hard Rock presents the “Happy Together Tour,” showcasing The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Mark Farner, Chuck Negron, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & The Playboys. UZoo, a U2 tribute act, will appear at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Biloxi.
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi:
- B.B. King, June 7, $44.95 and up.
- “Saltoirya: Theatrical Circus Sensations,” June 17-Aug. 17, “$12.95 and up.
- Kenny Rogers, Aug. 22, $29.95 and up.
Available through Ticketmaster; visit www.beaurivage.com for details. 875 Beach Blvd., Biloxi; ticket office 228-386-7777 or 1-888-566-7469.
Golden Nugget Biloxi:
- Better Than Ezra, June 7, $20.
- Corey Smith, June 21, $20.
- “Summerland Tour” featuring Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6 and Spacehog, June 27, $25.
- The Molly Ringwalds, July 5, $20.
- Gordie Brown, 7 p.m. nightly July 15-19, $10.
- Tonic & Vertical Horizon, July 26, $25 and up.
- Rodney Atkins, Aug. 1.
- Yacht Rock Revue, Aug. 2, $20.
All shows 21 and older unless noted otherwise. Available through Ticketmaster. 151 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39530. Visit www.goldennugget.com/biloxi or call 800-777-7568 or 228-435-5400.
Hard Rock Biloxi:
- Lynyrd Skynyrd, June 6, $70.99 and up.
- “Happy Together Tour” with The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, Mark Farner, Chuck Negron, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, June 7, $9.99 and up.
- Boston, June 13, $69.99 and up.
- Trace Adkins, June 20 (rescheduled from May 30), $59.99 and up.
- Gloriana, June 28, $9.99 and up.
- Get the Led Out, “The American Led Zeppelin,” July 5, $9.99 and up.
- Tesla, July 17, $19.99 and up.
- Air Supply, July 25-26, $19.99.
- Sevendust, July 31, $9.99 and up.
- KC & The Sunshine Band, Aug. 1, $29.99 and up.
- Ralphie May, Aug. 2, $9.99 and up.
- Ted Nugent, Aug. 15, $29.99 and up.
- Boz Scaggs, Aug. 16, $19.99 and up.
- Brandon Bennett’s Remembrance of the King, Aug. 23, $9.99.
- Deep Purple, Aug. 29, $59.99 and up.
Most Hard Rock Live shows 21 and older. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. 777 Beach Blvd. in Biloxi. For information, visit www.hardrockbiloxi.com or call 228-374-7625.
IP Casino, Resort & Spa:
- REO Speedwagon, June 6, $45 and up.
- D.L. Hughley, June 14, $25 and up.
- Vicki Lawrence, June 21, $25 and up.
- Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, June 27, $45 and up.
- Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, July 5, $30 and up.
- Neil Sedaka, July 12, $40 and up.
- Mickey Gilley, July 19, $25 and up.
- Dick Fox’s Golden Boys, July 26, $40 and up.
All shows 21 and older unless noted otherwise. Available through Ticketmaster and at the casino box office. 850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi. Visit www.ipbiloxi.com or call 888-WIN-AT-IP.
Island View Casino:
- Taylor Hicks, June 7, $30.
- The Spinners, June 27, $40.
- Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis, July 19, $35.
Tickets available through www.ticketmaster.com. 3300 W. Beach Blvd. in Gulfport. Visit www.islandviewcasino.com or call 877-774-8439.
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi
- UZoo (U2 tribute), 7 p.m. June 7, free*.
- Pieces of Syx (Styx tribute), June 14, free*.
- China Grove (Doobie Brothers tribute), June 28, free*.
All shows 21 and older unless noted otherwise. *Free admission available to Players Club cardholders: Swipe card at casino kiosk prior to show to receive a free ticket. 160 5th St., Biloxi. Visit www.margaritavillebiloxi.com or call 228-267-7777.
Source: Lawrence Specker / al.com