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Get ready to sway and groove with Hot August Nights legendary entertainment

Hot August Nights (HAN) is celebrating 34 years of tradition with musical legends headlining the week-long festival dedicated to classic cars and rock n’ roll. Attendees can get their boogie shoes on and enjoy an array of free, live entertainment from Aug. 4–8, 2020 at outdoor venues throughout the Reno-Sparks area.

This year, don’t miss out on great seats! The Garage allows guest to enjoy preferred seating during the Hot August Nights entertainment at the Grand Sierra Resort (GSR). This 21+ area will allow you to enjoy complimentary drinks in comfort and style. Day passes range from $50 to $75 and all week passes are $300. Purchase your entrance by visiting the Hot August Nights office located at 1425 E. Greg Street in Sparks, Nev. or by calling the office at 775-356-1956 x0.

Starting off the Hot August Nights entertainment series on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at the GSR outdoor stage, LONG TIME A TRIBUTE TO THE BAND BOSTON, will captivate the audience with some of the most memorable Boston hits such as “More Than a Feeling”, “Smokin”, “Don’t Look Back”, and many others.  “You Should Be Dancing”, on Wednesday, Aug. 5, when THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES brings the energy and excitement to the crowd with songs such as “Staying Alive” and “How Deep Is Your Love”.

On Thursday, Aug. 6 at the GSR; the incredible 11-piece band LEONID & FRIENDS “CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF CHICAGO” will blow the minds of the crowd with their uncanny ability to capture the spirit, musicality, and fire of the American super-group Chicago. On Friday, Aug. 7 as the house lights fade down and the stage spots flair up, the sounds of rock n’ roll with classic sensibilities and progressive nuances will permeate the crowd with THE GUESS WHO. The audience won’t be able to help but sing along to the top hits like, “These Eyes”, “Clap For the Wolfman”, “No Sugar Tonight” and “American Woman”. On Saturday, Aug. 8 musical legends and icons for more than fifty years, THE COMMODORES will step out to take center stage. They are sure to please with their high energy performance and beloved hits like, “Machine Gun”, “Nightshift”, “Brick House”, and the hit single known by everyone “Three Times a Lady”, this is one performance you don’t want to miss.

In collaboration with our downtown Sparks casino partner, The Nugget Casino will once again bring the “Spark” to Sparks with their amphitheater, “The Nugget Event Center” when JOURNEY UNAUTHORIZED defines pop culture with a multitude of classic rock n’ roll on Wednesday, Aug. 5.  Now in its twenty-third phenomenal year, CARAVANSERAI THE SANTANA TRIBUTE is the most widely known Santana Tribute band that will re-enact a wide repertoire of all the well-known materials on Thursday, Aug. 6.

On Friday, Aug. 7 DESPERADO THE PREMIERE EAGLES TRIBUTE will bring their exciting and visual presence to the stage. Audience members will rock out to all their favorite songs such as “Take It Easy”, “Lying Eyes” as well as “Take It To The Limit” and “Hotel California”. Concluding the weekend on Saturday, Aug. 8, legend CHUBBY CHECKER will have you doing “The Twist” as he sings the night away to his top hits, “Pony Time”, Dance the Mess Around”, “Good, Good Lovin’”, “Let’s Twist Again” and many more. Audience members will be able to travel back in time at the downtown Sparks Nugget Event Center.

Free nightly entertainment will begin at 8:15 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Dates, times and locations are subject to change. For a complete event schedule, visit hotaugustnights.net.

 

Event Schedule:

Tuesday, Aug. 4

  • LONG TIME A TRIBUTE TO THE BAND BOSTON, at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino outdoor stage

Wednesday, Aug. 5

  • AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEE GEES, at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino outdoor stage
  • JOURNEY UNAUTHORIZED, at the Nugget Event Center

Thursday, Aug. 6

  • LEONID & FRIENDS “CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF CHICAGO”, at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino outdoor
  • CARAVANSERAI THE SANTANA TRIBUTE, at the Nugget Event Center

Friday, Aug. 7

  • THE GUESS WHO, at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino outdoor stage
  • DESPERADO THE PREMIERE EAGLES TRIBUTE, at the Nugget Event Center

Saturday, Aug. 8

  • THE COMMODORES, at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino outdoor stage
  • CHUBBY CHECKER, at the Nugget Event Center
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