Red Hawk Casino Announces Entertainment Schedule for the Month of May

Marcy Playground to Play Red Hawk Casino on Thursday, May 7; Mumbo Gumbo to Play Red Hawk Casino on Saturday, May 23

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - Red Hawk Casino is pleased to announce its entertainment calendar for the month of May, featuring performances by platinum-selling artists Marcy Playground on Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m. and festive roots-rockers, Mumbo Gumbo on Saturday, May 23.

Marcy Playground is best known for its 1997 hit "Sex and Candy," which spent 18 weeks at number one on Billboard's® U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart. The music of Marcy Playground is composed and minimalist in tone, and is heavily influenced by Kurt Cobain and Nirvana. The band features lead singer and guitarist John Wozniak, bassist Dylan Keefe and drummer Shlomi Lavie.

Mumbo Gumbo blends many genres, from rock to soul, afropop to lush balladry, and zydeco to country. Over nearly 20 years and eight albums, the band has built a reputation for danceability and creative depth. Mumbo Gumbo is an institution on the Northern California concert scene and always makes sure to leave its audiences dancing their hearts out.

"Once again, we have scheduled a terrific lineup of free concerts at Red Hawk Casino," said Peter Fordham, General Manager of Red Hawk Casino. "With acts such as Marcy Playground and Mumbo Gumbo, our guests can expect a mix of national and local acts on a nightly basis."

The following is a complete line-up of upcoming live entertainment that will perform nightly at Red Hawk Casino's Stage Bar. Acts will perform Sundays through Thursdays from 8 p.m. to midnight, and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. through 1 a.m.

--  May 4 - 6:  Nathan Owens (R&B, Motown)
--  May 7:  Marcy Playground (Featured Concert - Alternative Rock)
--  May 8 - 10:  Nathan Owens (R&B, Motown)
--  May 11 - 13:  Lonnie and Brian Duo (Classic Rock, Top 40)
--  May 14 - 17:  Courtney Lynn and Big Trouble (Country, Southern Rock)
--  May 18:  Dan Bauer Duo (Variety, Top 40)
--  May 19 - 22:  Doo Wah Riders (Country)
--  May 23:  Mumbo Gumbo
--  May 24:  The Music of Our Life Duo ('60s, Current)
--  May 25 - 27:  Steve Lord Duo (Variety, Top 40)
--  May 28 - 31:  On The Rocks (Latin Dance, Classic Rock)

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About Red Hawk Casino

Red Hawk Casino is owned by the Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority, an instrumentality of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. It is located off the Red Hawk Parkway exit of Highway 50, just 10 minutes east of Folsom. Red Hawk Casino is managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. and blends a full complement of gaming excitement with the natural beauty of Northern California. Red Hawk Casino features approximately 2,100 slot machines, 75 table games, six restaurants, four bars, and lighted, covered parking. Please play responsibly. You must be 21 years of age to gamble. More information can be found at

Contact Information: Media Contacts: Joshua Taustein Dresner Corporate Services (312) 780-7219 Sara DeNio Dresner Corporate Services (312) 780-7223 Please email Joshua or Sara for a hi-res photo of Marcy Playground or Mumbo Gumbo.