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Big stars to perform in September
Many entertainment options available this month at Tunica casinos
TUNICA — Lots of headline entertainment is on tap at Tunica casinos as they continue to add performers to the fall calender. Tu- nica will be the place to see big stars perform not only in September, but also in the coming months. Jackpot! spotlights some of the per- formers scheduled to appear.
• Horseshoe Tunica welcomes Charlie Wilson on Friday, Sept. 10. There’s no stopping the whirlwind force that is “Uncle” Charlie Wilson. Enjoying the success of his single “Forever Valentine,” he has been working on another album.
Wilson hit the ground running in this new decade when he per- formed “Earfquake” on the 2020 Grammy Awards with Boyz II Men and 2020 Grammy Award winner, Tyler, The Creator. Within the last few years alone, everyone’s favorite uncle added two more No. 1 singles (“Chills,” “I’m Blessed”) that both went to the top.
respected and successful comedians active in the country today. He is the largest selling comedy-recording artist in history, a mul- tiple Grammy Award nominee and best selling author of 26 books. Widely known for his redneck jokes, Jeff Foxworthy’s act goes well beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and human nature.
Recently announced: Coming soon to Horseshoe will be Ledisis, Saturday, Nov. 13; Tanya Tucker with special guest Brandy Clark, Thursday, Nov. 18; Tom Segura, Saturday, April 9; and Jeff Dun- ham, Thursday, June 23.
• Sara Evans has been booked to play at Gold Strike on Friday, Sept. 3. Over the last two decades, Evans has carved a successful career anchored by her insightful song writing and warm, evoca- tive voice. With such enduring hits as “Suds in the Bucket,” “A Real
 Kool & The Gang performs at Horseshoe on Friday, Sept. 17. The leg- endary Kool & The Gang has 27 song chart appearances covering a span of 15 years. Some of the most memora- ble include “Too Hot,” “Joanna,” Cel- ebration,” “Get Down On It,” “Ladies Night” and “Jungle Boogie.”
- Gary Allan is coming to Horse- shoe on Friday, Sept. 24. Allan released his first album, Used Heart for Sale, in 1996 and since then has released eight additional studio albums selling over 7 million albums, been certified plati- num on three back-to-back albums, and been certified gold five times. Al- lan has five No. 1 hits on country radio, fourteen Top 10 hits to his credit and amassed over 270 million total streams.
See Gary Allan at Horseshoe Tunica.
Fine Place to Start,” “Perfect” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” she’s earned recognition as the fifth most played female artist in country radio and continues to be a force on the road with tour dates criss-crossing the country.
The list of performers also includes country music fa- vorite LeAnn Rimes. Rimes comes to Gold Strike at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1. She has sold more than 44 million albums, won two Grammy Awards, three Academy of Country Music Awards and 12 Bill- board Music Awards. Coming
  Ron White has joined the entertainment lineup with a show on Friday, Oct. 1. The comedian that gave us “Tater Salad,” “Drunk in Public” and “You Can’t Fix Stupid” is sure to have the audience laughing.
- Also at Horseshoe, see Buddy Guy and Christone “King- fish” Ingram at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9. The blues returns to Tunica on Oct. 9 with the legendary guitar slinger Buddy Guy and rising Mississippi blues guitarist Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram. A restless and energetic performer, Buddy Guy is one of the most celebrated artists in blues history. He hasn’t missed a step, either, as his album, Born to Play Guitar, took home a 2016 Grammy. He is a true legend in the music world, and a can’t miss live performer. As if Buddy wasn’t enough, local blues guitarist and rising star ‘Kingfish’ Ingram will take the stage for a full night of guitar-driven blues.
– Horseshoe also welcomes comedy great Jeff Foxworthy to Bluesville at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15. Foxworthy is one of the most
soon: The Commodores, Friday, Nov. 19 and Gladys Knight, Friday, Feb. 19.
• Fitz Casino & Hotel has added a slate of headliners perform- ing fall. Next up is the talented Rick Springfield on Saturday, Sept. 4. Hear Springfield perform such unforgettable charting songs as “Jessie’s Girl,” “I’ve Done Everything For Your,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “Affair of the Heart,” “Love Somebody” and more. Also this month, see Jerry Lawler’s Wrestling Reunion at Fitz Casino on Saturday, Sept. 18, (guest signing/meet & greet) noon to 5 p.m., USA live wrestling at 7 p.m. headlined by Jerry Lawler with Jimmy Hart and Scott Steiner, starting at $20. Also, see Eddie Griffin per- form at Fitz Casino on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. The comedian and actor has been featured on such television shows as “Malcom & Eddie” and “Chappelle’s Show” and films such as “The Meteor Man,” “Scary Movie 3” and “Undercover Brother.” He has also performed in stand-up specials on Comedy Central and Showtime. coming soon: Blue Jeans & Boots Concert on Saturday, Nov. 27.

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