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Spend the Night with Alice Cooper Oct. 25


alice-cooper-230-2Legendary rocker Alice Cooper brings his unique music and showmanship combination to the Grand Theater at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.

The updated show, called “Spend the Night With Alice Cooper,” is part of Alice Cooper’s 2016 tour which kicked off in Biloxi, Miss. on April 29 and concludes just before Halloween on Oct. 30 in Los Angeles. Cooper brings his own brand of rock psycho-drama to fans both old and new, enjoying it as much as the audience does.

Known as the architect of shock-rock, Cooper (in both the original Alice Cooper band and as a solo artist) has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo, continuing to surprise fans and exude danger at every turn like a great horror movie, even in an era where news can present real life shocking images.

Drawing equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock, Alice Cooper created a stage show that featured electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood and boa constrictors. He continues to tour regularly, year in and year out, performing shows worldwide with the dark and horror-themed theatrics that he’s best known for.

The current touring band features Cooper on lead vocals and the three guitar attack of Nita Strauss, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie. They’re backed by longtime bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel.

Tickets for the all-ages show are on sale now at the GSR box office or online at Ticketmaster. Ticket prices range from $37.50 to $59. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

John Tuckness
John Tuckness
John Tuckness has been photographing rock concerts in the Reno/Sparks/Tahoe area and as far as Northern California since 2004. He tries to attend as many shows as he can. John knew he wanted to be a concert photographer when he went to his first concert, Kiss and Montrose way back in 1976. He saw three guys shooting the show and thought to himself, "that's what I want to do." After many years of undercover work (sneaking his camera into venues), he finally got noticed and started getting photo passes through PR people and the bands. John has had many of his photos published in newspapers, websites and band autobiographies.