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May events and entertainment at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino


discovery2014_200-8387455-2193107GRAND SIERRA RESORT AND CASINO NEWS RELEASE – The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino offers an array of events and entertainment throughout the month of May.

The Mayweather vs. Maidana fight will be live-streamed at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Live streaming of “The Moment” is throughout the casino floor, inside the Grand Theatre, Sports Book and Wet Ultra Lounge. There is no cover charge and food and beverage specials will be available in the Grand Theatre.

When Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, see the most representative music ensemble of the entire history of Mariachi from a group that has consistently and decisively shaped Mariachi music. Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlan has enjoyed wild success, touring the world extensively while refining the rugged aspect of the music of southern Jalisco, Mexico.

Hear James Blunt sing on Thursday, May 17, at 8 p.m. James Blunt rose to prominence in 2004 with the release of his debut studio album “Back to Bedlam” before achieving worldwide fame with the singles “You’re Beautiful” and “Goodbye My Lover.” The album sold over 11 million copies worldwide. Last year, Blunt released his fourth album, “Moon Landing,” an album about dreams, longing and first love.

Comedian Bob Saget performs 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 24. Bob Saget, widely-known actor and former Full House and America’s Funniest Home Videos star, Bob Saget, brings his 30 years of comedic genius to Reno this May. Don’t miss what is sure to be a hilarious evening. This is an “adult content” performance.

Brit Floyd’s Discovery World Tour 2014 performs 9 p.m. on Friday, May 30. Discovery World Tour 2014 is a spectacular new live production featuring music from all 14 Pink Floyd studio albums, plus a dazzling new light and laser show. Named after Pink Floyd’s recent box set of the same name, the brand new DISCOVERY show will capture, in note-for-note detail, all your favorite moments, as well as a few lesser known gems, from one of the most outstanding and enduring back catalogues in the history of recorded music. The show includes stunning new video animation, theatrics and inflatables.

Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is the premier destination for the biggest names in entertainment, regularly welcoming legendary performers, popular comedians, production shows and more. Home to the Grand Theatre, featuring the country’s largest indoor stage, and the 45,000 square-foot Summit Pavilion, GSR provides the best performances in Reno’s finest venues. To purchase show tickets, call 1-800-648-3568 or visit www.grandsierraresort.com.


Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.