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Tribute Concerts: Just as Good as the Real Thing

At the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel® Lake Charles, we love to game. But we also love to entertain! Our sole goal is to make sure our guests are happy. For this reason, we make concerts and other performances our top priority. Tribute bands have always been a favorite — they help recapture nostalgia, while keeping classic bands alive!

History of Tribute Bands

Tribute bands were originally created in order to help honor the original artists and bands. The first known tribute band were The Buggs, who mimicked the look, style and sound of the Beatles. However, many argue that there were many Elvis impersonators who started the tribute band revolution. The popularity of tribute bands has really grown over the years, sparking a cult following of many tribute bands who are just as popular as the originals.

Coming this August

Because we’re major fans of tribute bands, we just couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to have some tribute concerts of our own. We’ve got two great concerts coming up this month starring Garth Guy and The Rod Stewart Tribute Band. Read on to learn more about these great artists.

Garth Guy aka Dean Simmons is a Garth Brooks tribute artist. He’s a multi-talented musician, singer, and songwriter who first came on to the scene as a tribute artist in 1994. His performances are always tasteful, respectful and incredibly accurate. So much so that even the real Garth Brooks has praised Dean’s artistry.

Garth Guy will perform at the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles on Saturday, August 15 at 7:00pm in the Event Center.

The Rod Stewart Tribute Band: Rod Caudill is a Rod Stewart tribute artist, who is the spitting image of the real Rod Stewart. In 1996, after constantly being asked for autographs, he took the advice of Joe Walsh, of the Eagles, and embarked on a professional tribute career. He hasn’t looked back since. His act is always high energy and always entertaining.

The Rod Stewart Tribute Band will perform at the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel Lake Charles on Saturday, August 29 at 7:00pm in the Event Center.


Mark your calendars because our tribute band events are ones that you don't want to miss. Tickets for either show are just $5 with a Fan Club® card and $10 without a Fan Club card. You can purchase tickets on our website, at the Banana Cabana Gift Shop or by calling 1-800-THE-ISLE.

We have a slew of tribute concerts lined up for the summer and beyond. To stay in the know, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter so you don’t miss out on any of the entertainment fun. We might even be giving away concert tickets to our social media fans! Come for the gaming, but stay for the entertainment.

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