Breaking Down the Barriers: Salute to our Veterans on October 8 features a police-escorted nonstop motorcycle ride, a vendor fair and a dinner with guest speaker Silouan Green, U.S. Marine veteran and PTSD survivor. Proceeds benefit community programs helping veterans with PTSD and their families. Tickets are $25 for the motorcycle ride and dinner or $15 for the dinner.
Don’t miss Hairball, a bombastic celebration of arena rock on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22. The rock ‘n roll experience brings to life iconic bands such as Kiss, Aerosmith, Motley Crue, Queen and Journey.
Event and concert tickets can be purchased by credit card at Ticketmaster.com or in person at The Gift Box in the Blue Chip Casino pavilion. Guests must be 21 or older, with a valid state or government issued photo ID.
Blue Chip presents the 8th annual Halloween Party on Saturday, October 29 at 9 pm in the Stardust Event Center. The party features a cash bar, DJ, photo booth and costume contest starting at 10:30 pm with a first prize of $2,000, a second prize of $1,000 and third prize of $500. The entry donation of $5 benefits United Way.
For live music in October, visit It’s Vegas Baby! and Rocks lounge. At It’s Vegas Baby!, starting at 10 pm, it’s Gas Station Disco on Saturday, October 1, Social Crush on Saturday, October 8, The Lepolion Effect on Saturday, October 15, Dick Diamond and the Dusters on Saturday, October 22 and Final Say on Saturday, October 29. On Friday nights, It’s Vegas Baby! features DJ Night starting at 10 pm; and celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas at 5:30 pm on Tuesdays, October 4, 11, 18 and 25.
At Rocks, It’s free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Saturday, October 1, see Monterrey at 1:30 pm, Jamrose at 6 pm and Sealed with a Kiss at 10:30 pm and on Sunday, October 2, it’s Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Smokin’ Gunz at 5 pm. On Friday, October 7, check out Soda at 6 pm and Crawpuppies at 10:30 pm, on Saturday, October 8, don’t miss The Neverly Brothers at 1:30 pm, 95th Street Band at 6 pm and BBI at 10:30 pm and on Sunday, October 9, see Braxton Calhoun at noon and The Original Hazzard County Band at 5 pm. On Thursday, October 13, see Tony Ocean at 8 pm; on Friday, October 14, don’t miss The Difference at 6 pm and April’s Reign at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, October 15, see Swing Forward at 1:30 pm, Chi-Town Soul at 6 pm and Pandora Rocks at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, October 16, see Middle of the Road at 12 pm and Hoosier Highway at 5 pm. Thursday, October 20 features Knievel’s Daredevil Band at 8 pm; on Friday, October 21, see The Dancing Noodles at 6 pm and Coax & Folks at 10:30 pm; on Saturday, October 22, it’s Rick Lindy and the Wild Ones at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Nawty at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, October 23 see the Niche at noon and Rebel Pride Band at 5 pm. Thursday, October 27 features The Nightshift Band at 8 pm, on Friday, October 28 it’s The Bigger Picture Band at 6 pm and FM Stars at 10:30 pm. On Saturday, October 29, don’t miss Planet Groove at 1:30pm, Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6pm and Ultrafab at 10:30 pm. On Sunday, October 31, see Get Back Chicago at noon and The Skallywags at 5 pm. Seating is limited, so arrive early.
About Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana. Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip features a 65,000-square-foot single-level casino, two hotel towers with a total of 486 upscale rooms; five restaurants, a spa, full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops and the 20,000-square-foot Stardust Event Center. For more information, visit www.bluechipcasino.com. Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming and Blue Chip press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.