Mesquite Gaming Brings Sounds from the Golden Era to the Front Stage with Mesquite MusicFest

Mesquite, Nevada – (Jan. 25, 2016) – Mesquite Gaming, owners of CasaBlanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, takes it back to the old school with Mesquite MusicFest, featuring the greatest tribute bands from the golden era Monday, Feb. 13 – Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 in the CasaBlanca Showroom at CasaBlanca Resort.


Take a trip down memory lane with the music that changed the sound of America, reliving the nostalgic era that boasts enormous influence and made its mark on the music industry and nation at large.


Monday, Feb. 13: Walk Like a Man: Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Music of a Golden Era

7:30 p.m. in the CasaBlanca Showroom at CasaBlanca Resort

Walk Like a Man is a tribute to Frankie Valli, featuring noteworthy hits like “Sherry Baby,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” This dynamic tribute show captures a real live concert performance from one of America’s living legends and the essence of the Broadway show. Whether a trip down memory lane or the discovery of a new classic, guests will sing along and groove the night away. The director and star of “Walk Like a Man,” Val Martinez, toured with Frankie Valli himself for a number of years. The show is also composed of an amazing group of world-class entertainers that have collectively performed in national shows, movies, television and major music recordings.


Tuesday, Feb. 14: Bobby Wilson “Tribute to the Motown Years”


7:30 p.m. in the CasaBlanca Showroom at CasaBlanca Resort

Bobby Wilson brings is a show about a son continuing the musical tradition set forth by his father, legendary soul R&B artist, Jackie Wilson, and a continuation of that style of soul music that began in 1959. Backtracking to that hot summer night in Harlem New York, Theater, the music was new and a debonair young man in a sharp dressed shark skin tailored suit with diamond cuff links, slides to the mic stand and hit his first note of the newest hit song “Lonely Teardrops.”

Son of Motown Royalty, Bobby Wilson has the moves, the swagger and the audience in the palm of his hands as his moves through the years of Motown music and beyond. In this fantastic live performance, take in the music of Jackie Wilson, Sam Cooke, Little Richard, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Sammy Davis Jr., and more.


Wednesday, Feb. 15: L.A. Cast of Beatlemania: A Tribute to the Beatles

Tickets: $25

7:30 p.m. in the CasaBlanca Showroom at CasaBlanca Resort

The Los Angeles cast of Beatlemania in Concert features the Broadway and motion picture stars that made Beatlemania a huge international success, as well as performers who have played alongside Rain, 1964 and The Fab Four. A faithful recreation of the excitement, sounds and the sights of a live Beatles concert, meticulous attention has been paid to detail, from the exact hair styles to duplicate musical gear.


Advanced tickets are $25 for general admission, $27 day of show, $30 advance VIP and $32 day of show VIP. “Super Package” tickets purchased before Feb. 13, 2017 includes one general admission ticket to all three shows for $70. For VIP booth seating, guests much purchase four tickets total at time of purchase. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.


For full concert information and to purchase tickets, please visit, call Star tickets by phone at 800.585.3737 or in person at the CasaBlanca Resort front desk. Follow “CasaBlanca” on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram @CasablancaNV.


About Mesquite Gaming:

Mesquite Gaming, located 77 miles north of Las Vegas, includes Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo and CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa. A premier golf destination, Mesquite Gaming owns and operates The Palms Golf Club and CasaBlanca Golf Club. Combined, the two properties feature 1,186 guest rooms, 76,000 square-feet of casino space, with 1,600 slot machines and 36 gaming tables, 70,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space including an outdoor entertainment venue. For more information, visit


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