June 1, 2017
Saturday, May 13, 2017
For Immediate Release
Contact: Treena Parvello, 520-342-2905
Matt Smith, 520-321-1111
BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS AT THE DIAMOND CENTER ON AUG. 26
TUCSON, Ariz. – Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment welcomes Blood Sweat & Tears—famed American contemporary jazz-rock group—to the Diamond Center on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Tickets go on sale May 27 through Star Tickets and at Desert Diamond Casino’s Rewards Center. Tickets start at $20. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m.
Known for world-class vocals and musicianship, Blood Sweat & Tears has produced a multitude of solid gold hits since the group’s beginning in 1967. Under the direction of vocal dynamo and pop phenomenon Bo Bice, BS&T has fused rock, blues, pop music, horn arrangements and jazz improvisation into a hybrid that is now known as “jazz-rock.” Bobby Columby, original founder and drummer of BS&T, has fielded a team of the best contemporary musicians to create an All-Star powerhouse of a band.
BS&T has a resume full of hit recordings by masterful songwriters such as Laura Nyro, James Taylor, The Band, the Rolling Stones, as well as Billie Holiday. They have sold tens of millions of recordings and have won Gold Records, Grammy Awards, and earned multiple Billboard Top 40 hits, including: “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,” “Spinning Wheel,” and “God Bless the Child.”
Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, said, “Blood Sweat & Tears has the love and respect of fans from all over the world. Southern Arizona fans can now see them in-person at the Diamond Center on May 27 for as little as $20!”