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Earth, Wind & Fire kicks off Casino Del Sol's concert season at Ava Amphitheater

Lineup also includes Patti Labelle, Sublime, ZZ Top
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Posted at 2:15 PM, Apr 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-14 17:31:26-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Casino Del Sol is kicking off its concert season at the Ava Amphitheater with a spectacular list of performers.

Earth, Wind and Fire starts off the festivities performing on Friday, April 22.

"We are extremely happy to have a full-season of live-entertainment at AVA this year," said CEO of Casino Del Sol Kimberly Van Amburg. "We have a great lineup of stars to help us kick off the year, and we cannot wait to welcome everyone back for what will be a season like no other."

Part of the open-air concert's lineup features the following:

  • Michael Salgado, Ram Herrera and Grupo Xprezzion - Friday, April 29,
  • Patti Labelle - Friday, May 6,
  • Alejandra Guzmán and Paulina Rubio - Friday, May 13
  • The Smashing Pumpkins - Friday May 15
  • Sublime w/Rome and Julian Marley - Friday, May 27
  • ZZ Top - Friday, June 17

A spokesperson explains guests must enter the amphitheater through metal detectors at both venue entrances in order to keep the environment safe.
For most shows, these items are allowed:

  • Seat cushions
  • Ponchos
  • Rain jackets
  • Sunscreen
  • Blankets
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Sealed water bottle (one per patron)

Clear bags are also required for attendees. They must not exceed 12"X6"X12" in size.

Tickets range anywhere from $16 to $450 depending on the seating, and are available Casino Del Sol's website.

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