LAS VEGAS—KOOL and KJUL will present the 15th Annual Summer of Fun Kick Off – a concert and festival event featuring craft vendors, food trucks, a classic car show and entertainment from The Vogues, The Diamonds, The Outsiders and Shades of Blue - at Cannery Casino Hotel on Saturday, May 27.

The Vogues are a vocal quartet best known for their chart-topping hits “You’re the One,” “Five O’Clock World,” “Magic Town” and more. The group has toured the world and appeared on shows like “American Bandstand,” “The Tonight Show” and the “The Ed Sullivan Show.” The group was inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2001. 

The Diamonds who rose to fame in the 1950’s, are best known for their covers of do-wop hits like “Little Darlin’,” “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” and more. 

Also appearing are The Outsiders, a rock and roll band known best for its top-5 hit “Time Won’t Let Me;” and Shades of Blue, a soul and vocal group whose top hit was “Oh How Happy.” Musical duo Izon Eden will perform in the festival area.

Doors to the festival open at 4 p.m. Tickets start at $5 plus taxes and convenience fees, and are available online at A portion of ticket sales will benefit the U.S. Vets Initiative, a nonprofit organization that supports homeless veterans in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit

About Cannery Casino Hotel
Cannery Casino Hotel opened in 2003 as a premier entertainment and gaming complex at 2121 East Craig Road in North Las Vegas, Nev., seven miles from downtown Las Vegas. Selected as “Best Local Casino” by the Las Vegas Review Journal’s 2014 Best of Las Vegas, Cannery Casino Hotel is owned and operated by Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC (CCR). The property offers a 72,000 square-foot casino with more than 1,700 slot machines, table games, a race and sports book, 300-seat bingo hall, and a CAN Club loyalty card reward program; a 201 room hotel with a pool, Jacuzzi and 24-Hour Fitness Center; seven restaurants, bars and lounges including a buffet; a 16-screen Galaxy Luxury+ movie-theater complex with power-reclining seats, and a beer, wine and sausage bar; complimentary WiFi, a mobile app, and a CanPlayZone online social casino; and live entertainment six nights a week in the casino or in the 2,000 seat indoor/outdoor entertainment venue. More information on Cannery Casino Hotel can be found at, on Facebook (, and Twitter (@CanneryCasino). Cannery Casino Hotel is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at Boyd Gaming and Cannery press releases are available at