Last Man on the Moon Astronaut Gene Cernan Visits Country Superstars at Golden Nugget

Guitarist Rog X, Gene Cernan, Steel Guitarist Tommy Wayne.
Last night (Thursday, April 6, 2012) Capt. Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon enjoyed a night among the stars at the Country Superstars show located inside Golden Nugget Las Vegas (Pictured above: guitarist Rog X, Gene Cernan, Steel Guitarist Tommy Wayne).

Capt. Gene Cernan was a Naval Aviator for 20 years, 13 of which were with NASA. Capt. Cernan left his mark on history with three historic missions in space as the Pilot of Gemini IX, the Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo X, and the Commander of Apollo XVII. Capt. Cernan will always be known as the last man to leave his footprints on the moon.

Former Lonestar frontman Cody Collins recently began his new gig headlining in Country Superstars at Golden Nugget Las Vegas.

Country Superstars, is a fast-paced, concert-style hybrid show featuring a rotating cast of country music artists performing original songs and tribute artists backed by a live five-piece band all inside the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. Currently headlined by Cody Collins, former lead singer of Lonestar, performing as himself, Country Superstars pays tribute to some of country music’s biggest stars such as: Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Willie Nelson, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn, Big & Rich, and Wynonna. While Collins is best know for his albums with Lonestar including Party Heard Around the World released in 2010, Collins’ performance features a combination of original songs as well as Lonestar hits including: “Walking in Memphis,” “Front Porch Looking In” and “What About Now.” With the addition of Collins, Country Superstars, provides guests with a different and unique experience. Showtimes are Tuesday through Thursday at 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. For more information log on to

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