Friday, September 9, 2011

Gladys Knight extends show at Tropicana Las Vegas!

 Gladys Knight to extend show
at Tropicana Las Vegas

Seven-time Grammy Award
winner Gladys Knight will be extending her special engagement at the newly
transformed Tropicana Las Vegas. Gladys Knight “A Mic and a Light”, which
showcases 90 minutes of fan favorites such as “Midnight Train to Georgia” and
“The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me” as well as newer hits, was originally
scheduled to hold its final performance on September 3.  Due to the show’s immense success, the
“Empress of Soul” will continue to entertain audiences Tuesdays through Sundays
8 p.m. through the end of the year.

“I am thrilled to be
extending at Tropicana Las Vegas through the end of the year. The joy we’ve had
performing at the Gladys Knight Theater over the past several months and the
overwhelming support from our fans led us to add these additional shows,” says
Knight. “Working in this showroom at Tropicana has been a dream come true for
me and I look forward to sharing this experience with many more audiences.”

“Gladys is one of the
greatest performers of all time, and we are excited that she and her team have
decided to extend their special engagement at our property. They have truly
become an important part of the Tropicana family,” said Melissa Steinberg, Vice
President of Casino Operations and Entertainment at Tropicana Las Vegas.

Tickets can be purchased for
$75 and $85 plus tax and applicable fees through the Tropicana Box Office by
calling (702) 739-2411 or by visiting
VIP packages are also available for $105 plus tax and applicable fees. Las Vegas locals who purchase tickets at the Box Office are eligible
to receive a
VIP assigned seat for the price of a general admission
ticket Tuesdays through Thursdays when they present a valid Nevada ID.

About Gladys Knight

Soul singer Gladys Knight, a
seven-time Grammy Award-winning performer, has dazzled fans since the 1960s
when she first toured as Gladys Knight & the Pips. Well-known as the lead
singer of the group for hits such as “Midnight Train to Georgia”, “Every Beat
of My Heart”, “If I Were Your Woman”, “Best Thing to Ever Happen to Me”, and “I
Heard It Through the Grapevine”, Knight sky-rocketed to fame in the Motown era.
Since then, she has recorded more than 38 albums, securing hits on the Adult
Contemporary, Pop and R&B charts. She also has numerous television and film
credits, such as Tyler Perry’s “I Can Do Bad All By Myself” and “30 Rock”, as
well as starring in the hit Broadway musical, “Smokey Joe’s Café”. Fans can
learn more by visiting

About Tropicana Las Vegas

Tropicana Las Vegas redefines
the expectations of today’s global travelers with a recently completed major
transformation which provides a true resort experience.  In addition to a vibrant and exciting motif
with a South Beach, Miami rhythm and vibe, the transformation of the hotel
resort & casino includes a fresh redesign of every hotel room and suite,
the casino, the conference center and exhibition hall, several new restaurants,
bars, a new poker room, a new race and sports book, and a new spa and fitness
center.  Entertainment at Tropicana Las
Vegas includes Gladys Knight, the Brad Garrett Comedy Club and Club Nikki/Nikki
Beach – the ultimate nightclub and beach club experience.

Tropicana Las Vegas is not
affiliated with any other property or brand.

For additional information on
event reservations, hotel resort amenities, or available accommodations call
702-739-2222 or visit 
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