Posted by: Drew | June 19, 2008

BOB DYLAN, THE BLACK CROWS, AND EAGLES @ the Borgata

BORGATA ANNOUNCES BOB DYLAN, THE BLACK CROWS, AND EAGLES SECOND PERFORMANCE TO ITS ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP
Tickets on sale Saturday at 10 a.m.

Atlantic City, NJ (June 19, 2008) – Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa today announced the addition of Bob Dylan (August 16), The Black Crowes (October 11), and a second Eagles show (July 19).Tickets for all music and comedy performances at Borgata can be purchased through theborgata.com, or call 866-900-4TIX (4849).

Bob Dylan
Borgata Event Center
Saturday, August 16th – 8pm
$137; $97

Grammy Award-winner Bob Dylan will come to the Borgata Event Center on Saturday, August 16, for what will undoubtedly be a legendary performance. As an American singer-songwriter, author, musician, and poet, Bob Dylan has been a major figure in popular music, remaining active and controversial for the past five decades.

Dylan’s most recent studio album, Modern Times, has been lauded by critics around the world, selling more than 2.5 million copies to date. Voted “Album of the Year” by Rolling Stone magazine in 2006, Modern Times entered the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart at #1, as well as debuted within the Top Five in 21 other countries.

Performing more than 100 concerts yearly around the globe, Bob Dylan remains one of the world’s top touring artists.

The Black Crowes
Borgata Event Center
Saturday, October 11th – 8pm
$49.50

Blues-oriented hard rock jam band The Black Crowes will perform at the Borgata Event Center on Saturday, October 11. Having previously toured with such acts as Aerosmith, Jimmy Page, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Who, and Neil Young, The Crowes quickly became known as one of rock’s best live acts.

Their most recent studio album, Warpaint, is The Crowe’s first new studio recording in seven years. The album landed at #5 on its Billboard chart, making it the band’s best debut since The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion, featuring their hit “Remedy”, topped the charts.

The Eagles
Borgata Event Center
Thursday, July 17th – 8pm
Saturday, July 19th – 8pm
$500; $395; $295; $195

Five-time Grammy Award-winners The Eagles will perform at the Borgata Event Center for a second show on Saturday, July 19. Following the success of their No. 1 album, Long Road Out of Eden, the band, comprised of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, will be performing hits from their most recent album including “How Long” and “Busy Being Fabulous” as well as their classic songs spanning over three decades.

Released October 30, 2007 Long Road Out of Eden debuted at number one, and in only nine weeks became the biggest selling album by a group in 2007, going seven times platinum. The Eagles have won five Grammy Awards, including the 2008 Grammy for “Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals” for “How Long.” The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five #1 U.S. singles. Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 is the best-selling album of all time, exceeding sales of 29 million units and the albums Hotel California and Their Greatest Hits Volume 2 have sold more than 16 and 11 million albums respectively. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
Borgata’s Entertainment Schedule

Steve Winwood
Music Box / June 19 – 9 p.m.

Stevie Nicks
Event Center / June 20 – 8 p.m.
Event Center / June 21 – 8 p.m.

Verizon WIP Tour featuring Natasha Bedingfield
Music Box / June 20 – 8:30 p.m.

Bob Saget
Music Box / June 21 – 9 p.m.

Idina Menzel
Music Box / June 26 – 9 p.m.

Steely Dan
Event Center / June 27 – 8 p.m.

Daniel Tosh
Music Box / June 27 – 9 p.m.

Chicago & The Doobie Brothers
Event Center / June 28 – 8 p.m.

Melissa Etheridge
Event Center / July 4 – 8 p.m.

Boz Scaggs
Music Box / July 4 – 9 p.m.

Chelsea Handler
Music Box / July 5 – 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.

John Legend
Event Center / July 6 – 8 p.m.

Two Funny Philly Guys starring Joe Conklin and Big Daddy Graham
Music Box / July 6 – 9 p.m.

Russell Peters
Music Box / July 11 – 9 p.m.
Music Box / July 12 – 9 p.m.

Van Morrison
Event Center / July 12 – 7:30 p.m.

Eagles
Event Center / July 17 – 8 p.m.
Event Center / July 19 – 8 p.m. ***

Dom Irrera with Richard Belzer
Music Box / July 18 – 9 p.m.

Brad Garrett
Music Box / July 19 – 8 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.

Aretha Franklin
Music Box / July 25 – 9 p.m.

Crosby, Stills & Nash
Event Center / July 26 – 8 p.m.

George Carlin
Music Box / July 26 – 8 p.m. & 11 p.m.

The Killers
Event Center / August 1 – 8 p.m.

Earth, Wind & Fire
Event Center / August 2 – 8p.m.

Jill Scott
Event Center / August 3 – 8 p.m.

K.T. Tunstall
Music Box / August 8 – 9 p.m.

Counting Crows & Maroon 5
Event Center / August 8 – 8 p.m.

Stone Temple Pilots
Event Center / August 9 – 8 p.m.

Chris Rock
Event Center / August 15 – 8 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.

Herbie Hancock
Music Box / August 16 – 9 p.m.

Bob Dylan ***
Event Center / August 16 – 8 p.m.

Rod Stewart
Event Center / August 22 – 8 p.m.
Event Center / August 23 – 8 p.m.

Andrew Dice Clay
Music Box / August 22 – 9 p.m.
Music Box / August 23 – 9 p.m.

Carlos Mencia
Event Center / August 31 – 7 p.m.

New Kids on the Block
Event Center / September 27 – 8 p.m.

The Black Crowes ***
Event Center / October 11 – 8 p.m.

About Borgata
Borgata is a joint venture of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) and MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM). Located at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City, it features 2,000 guest rooms and suites, 161,000 square feet of gaming, 200 gaming tables, 4,100 slot machines, 11 destination restaurants, 12 retail boutiques, a 54,000 square foot spa, 70,000 square feet of event space, and parking for 7,100 cars. For more information on Borgata or to obtain a copy of this press release, please visit theborgata.com or use AOL keyword: borgata. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at boydgaming.com; additional information on MGM MIRAGE can be found at mgmmirage.com.

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