Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Group to perform their greatest hits
LAS VEGAS – Rhythm and Blues legends Little Anthony and The Imperials, will perform a one-night only concert at the Eastside Events Center at Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel at 5255 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 8:30 p.m.
Celebrating 55 years in the spotlight, their first single, “Tears on my Pillow” was released in 1958 and became an instant hit, reaching #2 on the R&B chart and #4 on the pop chart. Their success continued with follow-up hit songs such as “Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko Bop,” “Goin’ Out of My Head,” and “Hurt So Bad.” Little Anthony and The Imperials continued to release chart-topping hits through the next two decades, releasing 10 more singles between the mid-1960s and mid-1970s, including “Take Me Back” and “I Miss You So.” In 1974, “I’m Falling in Love with You” reached #25 on the R&B chart. Little Anthony and The Imperials are widely known to anyone who appreciates the progression of R&B and rock and roll.
The group received the Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation in 1993 and also were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in1999. To celebrate the group’s 50th anniversary in 2008, Little Anthony and the Imperials released “You’ll Never Know,” an album with a combination of new songs and rerecorded oldies. In recognition of the group’s artistic achievements, Little Anthony and the Imperials were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 4, 2009. Tickets range in price from $12.95 to $27.95 (not including LET) and can be purchased at www.eastsidecannery.com or by calling the Eastside Cannery box office at (702) 856-5470.
About Cannery Casino Resorts
Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, owns and operates the Cannery Casino & Hotel in North Las Vegas; and Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel on Boulder Highway in Las Vegas. The company also owns and operates the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Washington County, Pa. The specific property websites are as follows: Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.cannerycasino.com, Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.eastsidecannery.com and the Meadows Racetrack & Casino www.meadowsgaming.com.