ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (November 14, 2016) — The hottest night of the year just got funkified! The Gap Band, featuring founder Ronnie Wilson, will bring their rhythm-filled anthems and stormy ballads to Atlantic City for an incredible New Year’s Eve concert at Tropicana. Show time is 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, 2016 in the Tropicana Showroom. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
The Gap Band formed in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the late 1960s by brothers Charlie, Ronnie and Robert Wilson. By the late 1970s, the group was scoring hits with songs like, “I’m in Love” and Shake.” 1980 saw the release of The Gap Band III, an album which reached number 16 on the Billboard Hot 200 and included “Humpin’,” and “Yearning for Your Love” along with the number one R&B hit “Burn Rubber (Why You Wanna Hurt Me).” The album was followed up in 1982 by Gap Band IV, which contained the hit singles “Early in the Morning,” “You Dropped a Bomb on Me” and “Outstanding.”
Among the band’s many accolades is Dick Clark’s American Music Award and BMI’s Icon Urban Award. Their hit “Outstanding” has been used by more than 150 artists and remains one of the most sampled songs in history.
The Gap Band promises to deliver the music experience fans remember fused with a new sound that will leave audiences wanting more. The Gap Band has been and always will be a band commanding the attention of all ages. So, buckle up for a new ride in funk.
Tickets are priced at $45, $55, $65 and $75, not including tax and fees. Tickets can be purchased at the Tropicana Box Office and through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or 1.800.745.3000.
About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Atlantic City is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,047 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre, and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as a “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. More than $90 million in recent property renovations have introduced new guest accommodations in the North and Havana Towers, the spectacular Multimedia Light and Sound Show, the addition of AtlantiCare LifeCenter Fitness and a new High Limit Slot Area.
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About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: TPCA) is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 7,166 employees, 5,525 rooms, 8,035 slot positions and 304 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tropicana is a majority-owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP). To learn more about Tropicana, visit www.Tropicanacasinos.com.
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