LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2004) -- Lon Bronson brings his 12-member All-Star R&B, Rock & Soul Revue to the Golden Nugget's 400-seat Theatre Ballroom. Opening Saturday, May 15, 2004, Lon Bronson's All-Star Band will perform two shows weekly, Mondays at 10 p.m. and Saturdays at midnight. There is no cover and a two-drink minimum. A dress rehearsal, which will be open to the public, will take place, Monday, May 10, at 10 p.m.

On the heels of the Tony Bennett and Jewel performances, which inaugurated the Golden Nugget's foray into headline entertainment, the addition of late-night performances by Lon Bronson's All-Star Band is one of many changes for the Golden Nugget showroom.

"Lon Bronson's free-wheeling, fun stage show represents what the Golden Nugget is trying to accomplish with our new direction in entertainment options," said Joe Leone, entertainment director for the Golden Nugget. "Lon has done a wonderful job connecting with his audiences, and has developed a loyal following and supportive fan base. We welcome the All-Star Band to the Golden Nugget family, and we look forward to giving Lon the support he deserves."

Founded by Lon Bronson in 1990, the All-Star Band has been a Las Vegas mainstay, and currently holds the Las Vegas record for longest running band on the Strip. Lon Bronson's All-Star Band has garnered world-renowned acclaim, attracting a loyal following among locals, tourists, musicians, and celebrities. Drew Carey, Huey Lewis, Barenaked Ladies and Tom Jones are just some of the bands well-known fans.

In addition to performing with legends such as Elton John, Gladys Knight, Gloria Estefan and Wayne Newton, to name a few, the All-Star Band have performed on national television, including a stint as the resident house band during the 1998-1999 season of "Viva Variety," Comedy Central's cult-hit variety show.

Since 1999, Bronson has served as David Cassidy's musical director, and has worked with Cassidy on several of his Las Vegas productions shows, including "The Rat Pack is Back" (1999-2002) and "At the Copa" (2000-2001). Most recently, Bronson accompanied Cassidy during his U.S. and European tour (2003-2004).

For additional information on Lon Bronson and the All-Star Band, visit the official website, www.lonbronson.com. For entertainment updates and listings, visit the Golden Nugget website, www.goldennugget.com.

The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is one of the premier hotel-casinos in Nevada and the largest in downtown Las Vegas, offering 1,805 deluxe guest rooms and 102 luxurious suites and penthouses. Winner of the AAA Four-Diamond Award for 27 consecutive years, the Golden Nugget is the most luxurious resort in downtown Las Vegas, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. A 38,000 square-foot casino space features more than 1,260 of the most popular slot and video poker machines, 58 table games including blackjack, roulette and craps, as well as keno and a complete race and sports book and a poker room. The property is a foundation member of the Fremont Street Experience, which was developed in 1996 to attract and entertain visitors to the area. Amenities of the property include headline entertainment, five award-winning restaurants, a complete spa and salon, 12 meeting and banquet rooms accommodating up to 400 people, and a year-round outdoor swimming pool with cabanas. Additional information and online reservations and travel packages are available at www.goldennugget.com.