Red Hawk Casino Announces Upcoming Entertainment Schedule

Restless Heart to Play Red Hawk Casino on Thursday, April 2; Marcy Playground to Play Red Hawk Casino on Thursday, May 7

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - March 30, 2009) - Red Hawk Casino is pleased to announce its upcoming entertainment calendar, featuring performances by Grammy®-nominated band Restless Heart on Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m. and platinum-selling artists Marcy Playground on Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m.

Restless Heart is one of RCA's greatest band success stories of the late '80s and early '90s, turning out a string of hits including: "I'll Still Be Loving You," "Tender Lie," "Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong or Right)," "When She Cries," "Bluest Eyes In Texas," and "Dancy's Dream." Restless Heart scored three gold-selling albums which produced seven number one singles in a row. They received a dozen Grammy, Country Music Association®, and Academy of Country Music® (ACM) nominations and were named ACM Vocal Group of the Year in 1990. The band consists of singer Larry Stewart, drummer John Dittrich, guitarist Greg Jennings, pianist Dave Innis and bassist Paul Gregg.

Marcy Playground is best known for its 1997 hit "Sex and Candy," which spent a record 18 weeks at number one on the U.S. Modern Rock Tracks chart in 1998. The music of Marcy Playground is quiet and minimalist in tone, and is heavily influenced by Kurt Cobain and Nirvana. The band is composed of lead singer and guitarist John Wozniak, bassist Dylan Keefe and drummer Dan Rieser.

"We're constantly working to select entertainment that will appeal to our guests and are happy to present top-notch acts such as Marcy Playground and Restless Heart," said Peter Fordham, General Manager of Red Hawk Casino. "We invite everyone in the Sacramento area to come out for the free headliner concerts and to experience the world-class entertainment at Red Hawk Casino."

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 between 8 p.m. and midnight, and Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. through 1 a.m.

-- March 30 - April 1:  Band Sonora (Latin Dance)
-- April 2:  Restless Heart (Grammy-Nominated RCA Recording Artist)
-- April 3 - 5:  Band Sonora (Latin Dance)
-- April 6 - 12:  Summer of Love ('60s, Variety)
-- April 13 - 19:  Love Train (Variety, Dance)
-- April 20 - 26:  Clear Blue 22 (Country, Southern Rock)
-- April 27 - May 3:  Buddy Emmer Band (Classic Rock, Blues, Top 40)
-- May 7:  Marcy Playground (Alternative 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 Restless Heart.