Casapoolooza opens with Jimmy Buffet tribute; parrotheads welcome

Casapoolooza, CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News

MESQUITE, Nev. – Calling all parrotheads and beach bums! The CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd. in Mesquite, Nevada, is kicking off its Casapoolooza Summer Concerts by the Pool series on Saturday with a Jimmy Buffet tribute and beach party.

Doors open at 7 p.m. on this free 21-and-over event which is set to take advantage of the lovely weather and unique poolside setting found at the CasaBlanca.

“Mother, mother ocean, I’ve heard you call”

Casapoolooza, CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News
Casapoolooza, CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News

With its cascading waterfall and laid back atmosphere, the pool at the CasaBlanca Resort and Casino offers the idyllic setting for a night of beach-themed music and merriment featuring the Stinson Brothers, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band.

The band will be playing some of Jimmy Buffet’s most iconic tunes along with other beach party songs from artists such as Van Morrison, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Elvis, the Gin Blossoms, Buddy Holly and more.

“Our pool area is very unique and provides a neat backdrop for some great concerts,” Christian Adderson, corporate sales manager for Mesquite Gaming, said, “it has a great tropical feel, it truly is an oasis in the desert.”

Guests can pull up a lounge chair, dance to the music or take a dip in the pool all while listening to high-caliber live music.

“It’s like a big beach party,” Adderson said.

Flyer, Casapoolooza Jimmy Buffet Tribute and Beach Party at the CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite Nevada, date not specified | Image courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News
Flyer, Casapoolooza Jimmy Buffet Tribute and Beach Party at the CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite Nevada, date not specified | Image courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News

“Strumming my six string, on my front porch swing”

The evening’s festivities will begin with the musical styles of DJ Lian who is new to the Casapoolooza stage, Julia Abouzeid, director of operations for Mesquite Gaming, said. DJ Lian will play from 7-8 p.m. and in between sets from approximately 9-9:30 p.m.

The Stinson Brothers will bring the beach party home beginning at 8 p.m.

“Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame”

A fun and exciting feature of the night’s entertainment will be the presence of the Bud Light Girls who will be mingling among the guests, Adderson said.

Budweiser is one of the main sponsors, Adderson said, adding that there are a multitude of bars where guests can buy a drink, relax by the pool and enjoy a Saturday evening.

About the Stinson Brothers

Formerly a Capitol Records act, the Stinson brothers, Bob and Rick, have entertained audiences throughout the world, according to their bigoraphy.

Bob Stinson is a writer for both Wild West and True West magazines and Rick Stinson is a boat captain.

The duo has performed with Jimmy Buffet’s band the “Coral Reefers” on several occasions and have even played for members of Elivs Presley’s “Memphis Mafia.”

The Stinson brothers will be bringing the beachy feel to the CasaBlanca Resort and Casino with Jimmy Buffet favorites and other tunes that are set to take the audience to a tropical paradise.

About Casapoolooza

Casapoolooza, CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News
Casapoolooza, CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News

Now in its fourth year, the Casapoolooza Summer Concerts by the Pool is a free concert series for adults ages 21 and over.

The five-concert series kicks off in May and finishes in September and will feature a wide variety of bands playing several different musical genres.

“We have really, really great bands,” Abouzeid said, “bands that have been with us in the past and have been successful.”

With the exception of Saturday’s show, all the concerts will be held on the first Saturday of each month throughout the summer, Abouzeid said.

“The bands are really fun,” Abouzeid said, “and it is always a great way to spend the weekend.”

Full list of Casapoolooza dates and bands 

Casapoolooza 2015 schedule, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified |Image Courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News
Casapoolooza 2015 schedule, Mesquite, Nevada, date not specified |Image Courtesy of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News Click on image to enlarge

 

 

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A D V E R T O R I A L

Event recap

  • What: Casapoolooza Summer Concerts by the Pool
  • When: Saturday, May 9. Doors open at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Poolside at the CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada
  • Cost: Free
  • Additional information: 21 and over

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1 Comment

  • SteveSGU May 9, 2015 at 10:43 am

    Advertorials are a dishonest way of making an advertisement look like a news story. Shame on you, St. George News. And by the way, stop adding stock photos to your articles that are not actual photos from the scene. That, too, is dishonest.

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