Shaggy to Perform at The Palms August 12

The Palms Pool & Bungalows, in partnership with Cruzan Rum, has announced another exciting live poolside performance in its Cruzan Campfire Concert Series. Reggae and R&B artist Shaggy will perform Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 9:00 p.m.

Tickets for Shaggy are $30 for general admission and $50 for a VIP ticket that allows guests access into a special viewing area includes a complimentary Cruzan cocktail. Cabana reservations are available by calling 702-942-6832.

Jamaican-American reggae artist Shaggy emerged in the early ’90s and has proved to be one of the biggest crossover success stories in dancehall reggae. Early on, one of Shaggy’s first singles which was a hit overseas “Oh Carolina,” coupled with the high-profile Maxi Priest duet “One More Chance,” was enough to land Shaggy a lucrative deal with Virgin Records in the early ’90s.

His debut album, Pure Pleasure, was released in 1993. Shaggy first hit big in the U.S. in the mid ’90s with Boombastic. The title track sold more than a million copies and peaked at #1 on the R&B charts. The album reached platinum status and spent a full year at #1 on Billboard’s Top Reggae Albums chart and won Shaggy a Grammy award for Best Reggae Album in 1995. Multiple crossover hits followed with success both in the U.S. and overseas and in 2002 Mr. Lover Lover: The Best of Shaggy, Vol. 1 was released. In 2007 he released Intoxication which also hit #1 on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums chart.

This event is presented in association with Cruzan Rum. Guests must be 21 years of age or older. The Pearl Box Office is open Sunday through Wednesday from noon – 7:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from noon – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from noon – 9:00 p.m. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. with a live DJ and show time is 9:00 p.m. For more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702-942-6888.

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