506 S 1st St
Immokalee, FL 34142
Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment & IT$ NOT OBER YET Productions present An Evening with Village People, one of disco’s most recognizable and energetic hit-makers. The legendary group will perform their iconic music at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are available now for $55 and can be purchased at the casino, online at www.jaytv.com or by phone at 800-514-ETIX(3849).
Known as the “Kings of Disco,” Village People have sold more than 100 million records worldwide since the 1970s with such career defining hits as “Macho Man,” “Y.M.C.A,” “In the Navy” and “Can’t Stop the Music.”
In 1979, the American Music Awards presented the group with the “Favorite Musical Group” award. They also won the American Guild of Variety Artist’s Georgie Award, West Germany’s Gold Lion Award for Music Excellence, and Brazil’s Award for Best Act.
In 1980, Village People starred in their own major feature film, “Can’t Stop the Music,” co-starring Steve Guttenberg, Valerie Perrine and Bruce Jenner. It remains a popular cult film worldwide. Their music also can be heard in dozens of major motion pictures including “Down Periscope,” “Wayne’s World II”, “Addams Family Values” and “In and Out.” In 2008, Village People received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Most recently, the group released “Let’s Go Back to the Dance Floor,” its first worldwide single in 25 years. The song was written and produced by KC and the Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey.
Village People are Raymond Simpson (Cop and lead singer), Felipe Rose (Native American), Alexander Briley (GI/Military), Eric Anzalone (Biker), Bill Whitefield (Construction Worker) and Jim Newman (Cowboy).
Concert attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
About Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee
Open 24/7; 365 days a year, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee is Southwest Florida’s premier gaming and entertainment destination. The 51,000-square-foot plus casino offers 1,300 slots, including Tarzan, Wheel of Fortune and Crazy Money, and 38 live table games including Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, Blackjack Switch and Spanish 21. Dining options include the award-winning 1st Street Deli, Asian fusion restaurant Lucky Mi Noodle House, and The EE-TO-LEET-KE (“The Camp”) Grill. Nightly entertainment is highlighted by the Zig Zag lounge, home of the Zig Zag Girlz, “where the party never ends” featuring nightly live entertainment and no last call. Additional entertainment and events are held at the Seminole Center, an indoor/outdoor special event center featuring state-of-the-art sound and lighting system designed by Technomedia Solutions. The new Seminole Casino Hotel is the first upscale hotel to open in or near Immokalee and offers suites and deluxe guestrooms with modern décor and features, plus amenities including a swimming pool with adjacent private Seminole Chickee cabana huts, 24-hour fitness studio, free Wi-Fi, and desk concierge services.
Located at 506 South 1st Street in Immokalee, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee is easily accessible to all of Southwest Florida via I-75 and Southwest Florida International Airport is only a 45-minute drive from the casino. Located between Miami and Naples, north of Alligator Alley on Highway 846, it is five blocks south of Highway 29. Approximately 30 minutes from Naples and Fort Myers, the casino is a 90-minute drive from Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee participates in the Seminole Players Club Wild Card Rewards Program whereby players earn and redeem comp dollars at all Seminole Casinos in Florida. For more information, call toll-free (800) 218-0007 or visit moreinparadise.com or facebook.com/seminoleimmokalee.