Next week’s entertainment at Southern California casinos includes a true music diva with a top-selling Christmas album, an English rock band, a Grammy award-winning singer from the ’60s, a group of ’90s rap stars, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and a television show that tests the skill of memorizing retail products.
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R&B and pop superstar Mariah Carey is starting the Christmas celebration a few weeks early. Carey will perform a holiday set, which includes her hit “All I Want for Christmas Is You.” The Grammy Award-winning singer released her “Merry Christmas” record, which went on to become one of the best-selling Christmas albums ever, on Oct. 28, 1994. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland. Tickets start at $100; 21-and-older only. 909-864-5050. yaamava.com.
English rock band Echo & The Bunnymen celebrated its 40th-anniversary last year, which highlighted some of the band’s Top 20 hits including “The Killing Moon,” “Lips Like Sugar” and “Bring On The Dancing Horse.” Earlier this year, the group also shared the stage with notable pioneer goth and new wave acts such as Iggy Pop, Billy Idol, The Human League and Adam Ant at the Cruel World Festival in Pasadena. 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa, 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $25-$75. 800-514-3849. aguacalientecasinos.com.
Five-time Grammy winner Dionne Warwick released a biographical documentary, “Don’t Make Me Over,” in January, which highlighted her life and rise to fame. The singer, known for hits such as “Walk On By,” “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” and “Anyone Who Had a Heart,” also collaborated with Dolly Parton for a gospel song in February. 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. Tickets start at $113. 951-849 3080. morongocasinoresort.com.
A wave of ’90s nostalgia will be making a casino stop. Rappers Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Tone Loc and the boy band Color Me Badd are coming together for a show that will make you miss your tracksuits. 8 p.m. Nov. 17 at Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $35-$100. 760-775-5566. spotlight29.com.
Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty and his Travelin’ Band are out on tour promoting some of his biggest hits including “Proud Mary,” “Fortunate Son” and “Bad Moon Rising.” In 2021, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee released “My 50 Year Trip,” where he paid homage to Woodstock and his iconic songbook, which was written, recorded and released in 1969. 8 p.m. Nov.17 at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland. Tickets start at $50; 21-and-older only. 909-864-5050. yaamava.com. Also: 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Harrah’s Resort Southern California, 777 S. Resort Drive, Valley Center. Tickets start at $149. 760-751-3100. harrahssocal.com.
Those who have their finger on the pulse of retail item prices can put their knowledge to the test for a live competition of “The Price is Right.” The contest is open to legal residents of 50 United States and Canada (excluding Puerto Rico & Quebec) and for those 18 or older. To register as a contestant, visit the registration area at or near the venue box office two hours before show time. A ticket purchase is required to enter the theater to watch the show. Ticket purchase will not increase your chances of being selected to play. For complete rules & regulations, including eligibility requirements, visit or call the box office. 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov.19, at Pechanga Resort Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. Tickets start at $39.50. 877-711-2946. pechanga.com.
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