LAS VEGAS – Five-time Grammy Award Winner Michael McDonald will return to the Eastside Events Center inside Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel at 5255 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nev. on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. to play his chart topping popular music.
Two notes, that’s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, it is one of the most yearningly emotive instruments of our times. To this add formidable songwriting and keyboard skills, and you have an artist who has been a singular musical presence for four decades. From ‘70s-era Doobie Brothers classics such as “What A Fool Believes” and solo hits like “I Keep Forgettin’” through two highly-acclaimed Motown covers albums and recent genre-busting guest spots with alternative buzz bands Grizzly Bear and Holy Ghost, the five-time Grammy-winning McDonald is that rare thing in contemporary pop – an artist whose work is both timeless and ever-evolving.
Over the course of four classic albums, from Katy Lied to Gaucho, McDonald became an integral part of Steely Dan’s sound, singing background vocals on FM staples like “Black Friday” and “Peg.”
In the mid-‘70s, McDonald joined The Doobie Brothers, helping the band redefine their funky R & B sound as a singer, keyboardist and songwriter on such Top 40 singles as “Takin’ It To The Streets,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Minute By Minute” and “What A Fool Believes.”
Beyond his hits with The Doobies, McDonald has lent his voice to records by an A-Z of artists, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Joni Mitchell and Vince Gill. During the ‘80s and ‘90s, his solo career zoomed from success to success on the wings of evergreen hits like “I Keep Forgettin’,” “On My Own” (a duet with Patti LaBelle) and the Grammy-winning duet with James Ingram “Yah Mo B There.”
Tickets start at $29.95 and can be purchased at www.eastsidecannery.com or by calling the Eastside Cannery box office at (702) 856-5470.
About Cannery Casino Resorts
Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, owns and operates the Cannery Casino & Hotel in North Las Vegas; and Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel on Boulder Highway in Las Vegas. The company also owns and operates the Meadows Racetrack & Casino in Washington County, Pa. The specific property websites are as follows: Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.cannerycasino.com, Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel, www.eastsidecannery.com and the Meadows Racetrack & Casino www.meadowsgaming.com.