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What an amazing night it was with Gordon Lightfoot!
Bring out the Mexican Moonshine, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at Talking Stick Resort Pool

Almost everyone that has lived in Arizona over the past 20 years has probably heard of Roger Clyne.  He started out with a band named The Refreshments and then later changed the band’s name to Roger Clyne and The Peacemakers or popularly called RCPM.  They are known for their Southwest Americana with a Reggae/Mariachi flare.  Personally, it is just fun Rock & Roll music to listen to.

They are best known for creating the theme song for Fox TV’s “Kill Of The Hill” show.  They are also known for their annual 3 to 4-day music festival called Circus Mexicus in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico (Rocky Point).  They have talent from all over the Southwest of US and Northwest of Mexico at the festival.  It has become so big that it is hard to locate a hotel room if you wait too long.  This year the festival will be from June 7th to the 10th.

See more pictures and the review, click here.

Blue Oyster Cult at Talking Stick Resort, “I need more Cow Bell”

There was a famous comedy sketch aired on Saturday Night Live with cast members playing Blue Oyster Cult (BOC) and Will Ferrell.  Will played a cow bell on BOC’s hit single, “The Reaper”.  Christopher Walken played Bruce Dickerson (Lead Singer for Iron Maiden) the studio manager/producer and kept demanding “More Cow Bell” during the song.  If you haven’t seen it, check it out here: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x64iyhl.  I bring this up because when BOC played that song tonight, guitarist Eric Bloom mimicked playing a cow bell.  The crowd loved it.

The show started with Danny Zelisko coming out on the stage to announce upcoming shows.  He then asked the crowd how many times they had seen BOC.  One person said 68 times and then another person said over 300 times.  Now those are real diehard fans.  This was my first time to see BOC.  I remember them from back in the 70s and early 80s, but for some strange reason I never got around to seeing them.  I have loved their music and this time around I was lucky enough to see them at Talking Stick Resort Showroom which is a great venue to see concerts.  It is small and intimate and the lighting and sound are very good.  An you can even get drinks, yeah…

Read the rest of the review and see concert photos by clicking here!



 Veteran promoter to begin promoting shows for the Westgate International Theater

 LAS VEGAS – February 8, 2018Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has announced a partnership with veteran promoter and longtime Las Vegas impresario Danny Zelisko, who will begin promoting concerts for the famed Westgate International Theater.

“We’re thrilled to be working with Danny Zelisko Presents,” said Geno Iafrate, President & General Manager of Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. “Danny’s experience in working with the ‘who’s who’ of musical acts, in venues of all sizes, makes him an ideal partner to continue the tradition of bringing first-class musical acts to the famed Westgate International Theater.”

“I’m honored and excited to be booking events for the Westgate International Theater – the room Elvis performed in,” said Danny Zelisko. “The venue and resort are both treasures of the musical legacy of this incredible city.”

As a highly respected promoter since 1974, Zelisko has solidified strong relationships with all major agencies, management companies and ancillary entertainment support service companies. From arenas, events centers and amphitheaters to intimate venues, Zelisko has an all access pass to the music industry’s contact book. With an extensive history at casino venues, Zelisko knows about booking acts of all genres and sizes, as well as retaining his focus on putting the right acts in the right places at the right time. Since his start in Vegas in the early 1980s, Zelisko helped change the face of live music presented all over Las Vegas, helping establish it into the world class music city it is known as today.


Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 225,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest Race & Sports SuperBook®, which is home to Nevada’s largest wagering system and more than 4,488 square feet of state-of-the-art HD video screens, in a comfortable, smoke-free environment. Westgate Las Vegas provides a range of culinary adventures with eight restaurants, including the world-famous Benihana, the award-winning Edge Steakhouse and Fresco Italiano.

The property features entertainment options in the International Theater and the Westgate Cabaret and has recently undergone a more than $150 million renovation, that has encompassed every square inch of the property, including the addition of 300 timeshare villas, the all-new International Bar, a fully renovated pool deck, 1,200 remodeled Signature Rooms and the luxurious Serenity Spa, which was recently awarded the 2017 Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award. For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to WestgateLasVegas.com.

Linda Ronstadt coming home to Tucson for a little conversation

More than three years after her last public appearance in Tucson, Linda Ronstadt is coming home in April for an encore to her 2014 “Sunday Evening Forum” conversation.

Tucson native Ronstadt, the multiple Grammy-winning, iconic pop singer with more than 100 million records sold and countless hits on the country, pop, rock and Americana charts, returns to Fox Tucson Theatre for “A Conversation with Linda” on April 29. The event, presented by über Arizona promoter Danny Zelisko, builds on Ronstadt’s 2014 “Forum” event. But in addition to a Q&A with the audience, “Conversation” includes a multimedia, big-screen journey into her musical and personal life .

Ronstadt, 71, is known for being open and in her last “Forum” appearance, she answered every question posed from the nearly 600 people in the Fox theater that Sunday afternoon. Back then she recounted childhood experiences growing up in a musical family in the Tucson home her parents built by hand, and the early days of her musical life, which has few female rivals.

That event came more than a year after she released her self-penned “Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir,” which came out several months after she confirmed publicly in summer 2013 that she had Parkinson’s Disease. By then Ronstadt, who moved to San Francisco in 2005, had stopped performing publicly; her last Tucson concert was in 2007 at the AVA at Casino del Sol.

Organizers said “Conversations” will feature multimedia accouterments including her music, rare videos, photos and behind-the-scenes events that informed and influenced her art. At a sold-out “Conversations” event last year on New York’s Long Island, the Huffington reviewer said the evening “took me by surprise as I didn’t realize how funny Linda is. Linda was so captivating that I forgot to take notes.”

Read the original article at Tucson.com, click here.

Tickets for “A Conversation with Linda Ronstadt” on April 29th in at Fox Tucson Theatre are available now. Click here to purchase.

Danny Zelisko Discusses Tour Trends on Arizona PBS!

Our very own Danny Zelisko discusses why huge artists like Kendrick Lamar & Ariana Grande decide to start their tours in our home state. Check out the full segment on Arizona PBS below!

Many music artists are choosing to kick off their concert tours in the Valley. Kendrick Lamar kicks off his highly anticipated tour for his album, “Damn.” Queen, Imagine Dragons, and Ariana Grande also kicked off tours here. Longtime concert promoter, Danny Zelisko will join us to talk about this trend, why artists are making this choice, and how it benefits concertgoers and the artists. He will also discuss the Valley’s concert scene and the changes over the years and what to expect in the future.

Danny Zelisko on Sonoran Living discusses Fall 2016 lineup!


Danny Zelisko joined __ on ABC 15 Sonoran Living to discuss our Fall 2016 line-up of amazing concerts plus the history of Danny Zelisko Presents and how he chooses the best artists to bring! Watch the entire interview by clicking here!

Who can you look forward to for Fall 2016?
August 18th at Celebrity Theatre: The Gipsy Kings | CLICK FOR TICKETS
August 23rd at Celebrity Theatre: Culture Club | CLICK FOR TICKETS
September 15th at Mesa Arts Center: The Monkees | CLICK FOR TICKETS

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Danny Zelisko joined Alice Cooper, Alex Lifeson (RUSH), Danny Seraphine (Chicago) and more on stage to perform “Wild Thing!”

Danny Zelisko joined Alice Cooper, Alex Lifeson (RUSH), Danny Seraphine (Chicago) and more on stage to perform “Wild Thing!” Find out more about Danny Zelisko Presents shows at www.dannyzeliskopresents.com. Bringing the best acts to the best venues in the Southwest!

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