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Tony Vee Brings Musical Hits To Boomtown Reno

9 November 2004

Reno, Nevada -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Tony Vee will bring an energetic selection of popular musical hits to Boomtown Hotel and Casino Reno's Can Can TheaterSM from 7 p.m. to midnight Tuesday, December 14 through Sunday, December 19.

The five-member band will wrap audiences in an energetic mix of R&B, rock and top 40 hits of the last four decades. Sweet melodies like "Dock of the Bay," "Unchained Melody" and Eric Clapton's "Wonderful Tonight" will be joined by such rocking hits as "Old Time Rock and Roll" by Bob Seger and Huey Lewis' "Heart of Rock and Roll." The soulful sounds of Teddy Pendergrass and Barry White are also a specialty of lead singer Tony Vee.

After graduating from Boston's Berklee College of Music, Vee went on to perform with 5th Dimension and compose songs for such hit TV shows as "ER" and "Tales from the Crypt."

For the last ten years, Vee has also toured Nevada with his band. Buddy Lloyd joins Vee on lead vocals and keyboard. Jeff Letchworth picks out the band's guitar sounds alongside bass guitarist Richie Wagner, while drummer and vocalist Tom Fear builds up the beat.

The CanCan Theater is a musical getaway, with over 60 seats, 13 cabaret tables and dance floor directly in front of the stage. Confetti-accented chandeliers and lush draping set a festive mood, while the Can Can's continuing selection of free musical entertainment jazz up the cozy room. The Theater sits just inside Boomtown's north entrance, next to the Sundance CantinaSM.

Boomtown Casino and Hotel is located just seven miles west of Reno on Interstate 80 at Boomtown exit #4. Boomtown offers nearly 42,000 square feet of gaming excitement with the latest in slots and video poker, keno, poker, a complete sports book, a Family Fun CenterSM and five delectable dining choices - Cassidy's, the Silver Screen Buffet, Sundance Cantina, Drovers Inn RestaurantSM and Starbucks. For traveler convenience, Boomtown also offers 318 deluxe rooms and suites, indoor swimming pool, room service, bell service, free valet parking, 10,500 square feet of convention space, 203-space RV Park, 24-hour mini-mart gas station and a 20-acre trucker's complex. For more information, call 1-800-648-3790 or log onto www.boomtownreno.com.

About Pinnacle Entertainment Pinnacle Entertainment owns and operates casinos in Nevada, Mississippi, Louisiana, Indiana and Argentina, and receives lease income from two card club casinos, both in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The company is also building a major casino resort in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and has been selected for two casino and related development projects in St. Louis, Missouri, pending approval of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board and the Missouri Gaming Commission, respectively. For further information on Pinnacle Entertainment, please visit www.pnkinc.com.

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