506 S 1st St
Immokalee, FL 34142
Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment & IT$ NOT OBER YET Productions present music icons Mary Wilson and The Shirelles in concert at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are available now for $59 and can be purchased online at www.jaytv.com, at the casino or by phone at 800-514-ETIX(3849).
Mary Wilson, along with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, founded one of the most successful female singing groups in recording history – The Supremes. Since then, Wilson has written a best-selling autobiography, performed on stage and screen, lectured and toured the world, and continues to be looked up to as a singer who set the standard for females in the recording industry.
The Supremes found legendary success when Motown founder Berry Gordy put them in touch with his top writing and producing team, Holland-Dozier-Holland. With an unprecedented 12 number-one hits, including five in a row – “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby Love,” “Come See About Me,” “Stop, In The Name Of Love” and “Back in My Arms Again” – The Supremes set the precedent for super group success. Wilson worked hard to keep the dream alive even after Ballard and Ross left the group. Wilson, Jean Terrell and Cindy Birdsong performed as The New Supremes and racked up three top 10 hits: “Up The Ladder To The Roof,” “Stoned Love” and “River Deep, Mountain High” (with the Four Tops). To this day Wilson continues to tour under the moniker of Mary Wilson of The Original Supremes, and has performed for celebrities and politicians all over the world.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees the Shirelles were one of the earliest and among the very best girl groups with more than 20 “Billboard Top 100 Hits” including the timeless classic Billboard #1 Hits “Soldier Boy” and “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”. Often credited with launching the girl-group genre, their enduring string of hits began with “I Met Him on a Sunday” and their historic 1958 debut at New York’s legendary Apollo Theatre, which launched them into music history. The Shirelles’ series of hits includes “Dedicated To The One I Love” (Billboard #3), “Foolish Little Girl” (Billboard #4), “Mama Said” (Billboard #4), “Baby It’s You” (Billboard #8), “Everybody Loves a Lover” (Billboard #19), “Big John” (Billboard #21), “Tonight’s The Night” (Billboard #39) and many more.
The Shirelles continue to thrill audiences worldwide with their high-energy show, An Evening With the Shirelles, that includes their many hits interspersed with a wide variety of selections from pop, rock, and soul, to standards, gospel, and country, mixed with spirited dancing and comedy, all done in the inimitable style that millions of worldwide fans have come to expect of the legendary Shirelles.
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 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 https://www.facebook.com/SeminoleCasinoHotel/.