LAS VEGAS - April 12, 2013 - WAR, the longtime feel-good funk and rock band, is in the spotlight at Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel on Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 p.m.

WAR is known for their hit songs “Low Rider”, “Spill the Wine”, “The Cisco Kid”, “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” and many more. The group has 14 Top 40s hits. They have toured all over the world and play an eclectic array of festivals, including the “Summer Sonic Festival” in Japan.

Lonnie Jordan, founding band member, states that the music of the band brings people together for peace, love and harmony. The music is influenced by jazz, rock, funk, soul, R&B and Latin genres and is enjoyed across cultures and generations.

WAR’s global popularity is a tribute to the timelessness of its music and message. Perhaps nothing epitomizes this truth greater than the fact that WAR has been honored twice by its hometown of Los Angeles, over 20 years apart, for its music making positive contributions to the betterment of the community,

Tickets for the 8:30 p.m. concert start at $12.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes) and are available at both the Eastside Cannery and Cannery properties or by calling (702) 507-5700.

Eastside Cannery is located at 5255 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas 89122.