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Lion Fight 23′s Liam Harrison A Rare Breed, Turned Pro At 14

By Frank Curreri
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Lion Fight 23 Main Event Fighter Liam Harrison – Fights at Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif.

It’s not every day that you meet an athlete who turned pro at 14 years old. Qualifying Liam “The Hitman” Harrison is an absolute novelty. Not only did the hard-nosed Brit begin fighting professionally at age 14 – Harrison went unbeaten for the next 29 fights.

The 29-year-old Harrison participates in pro fight #99 when he meets legendary Muay Thai fighter Malaipet Sasiprapa on Friday in the Lion Fight 23 main event. I recently caught up with Harrison, a knockout artist, on Facebook Messenger. What follows is our interview, which features Harrison discussing his finisher’s mindset, why turning pro at 14 was the right thing to do, and how he also intends to beat Malaipet in a dance-off after their fight.  Read More

PECHANGA HOSTS 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS FOR COMMUNITY

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Fireworks at Pechanga Resort & Casino

TEMECULA, Calif. — (June 19, 2015) – Pechanga Resort & Casino celebrates the 4th of July with a patriotic fireworks display on Saturday, July 4 at dusk (approximately 9:00p.m.). The show will run for about 20 minutes and is put on as an exhibition for the entire Temecula Valley community to enjoy. Spectators will be able to view the fireworks from Pechanga Resort & Casino in limited and designated parking areas.

As a pillar and partner of the Temecula Valley community, Pechanga offers the July 4th fireworks celebration as a way to encourage family and friends to share the spirit of freedom and independence fought for by millions of service men and women.

The fireworks celebration also allows the community to come together this summer as the annual Pechanga Pow Wow has been postponed due to planning and preparation for upcoming construction. Late last year, the Pechanga Tribe announced plans for a $285 million resort expansion. The popular pow wow is postponed for at least two years in an effort to offer guests the best possible experience while visiting the Temecula resort.

Hair Band Heavyweights Hit Pechanga This July

Warrant_Publicity_8x10_hi_resTEMECULA, Calif. – (May 20, 2015) – The 4th of July weekend heats up with superstar 80s and 90s rockers Warrant and Lita Ford coming to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater Friday, July 3 at 8:00p.m. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 20 at 3:00p.m. and are $25, $35, $45 and $55. Tickets may be purchased at the Pechanga Box Office, by calling (877) 711-2946 or online at www.Pechanga.comRead More

Conservation Efforts Keep Millions of Pounds of Waste Out of Landfills

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Crew Member Hauls Old Carpet for Recycling

TEMECULA, Calif. – (April 15, 2015) – An unlikely conservationist by most accounts, the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California has totaled up trash equivalents its staff recycles on an annual basis. The statistics are staggeringly positive.

The amount of glass, aluminum, cardboard and e-waste the largest casino in California turns over for recycling each year totals the same volume of trash generated by the equivalent of a city the size of Moreno Valley, Calif. or Fontana, Calif. – populations of about 200,000 people. Read More

CRAFT BEERS, CHILI COOKOFF TAKE OVER THIS JUNE

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Pechanga Microbrew Fest June 6, 2015

TEMECULA, Calif. – (May 15, 2015) – This June, microbreweries, craft beer makers and brew pubs from throughout Southern California and beyond descend on Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula for one special afternoon.

The 7th Annual Pechanga Microbrew Festival and Chili Cookoff happens Saturday, June 6 from 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. inside the Pechanga Grand Ballroom.
Microbrew Festival tickets are $50. Guests receive a two ounce souvenir glass to sample unlimited beer tastings. Designated driver tickets are available for $30. Both ticket levels let attendees taste all chili and other gourmet food samples, take in live music by two bands including iconic bassist Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats, and an extensive silent auction. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. Guests must be 21 or older. For tickets or more information, visit www.Pechanga.com or call (877) 711-2946.  Read More

Annual “K-FROG Cares” Golf Tourney and Country Concert Hosted at Pechanga Resort & Casino to Benefit Local Children’s Hospital

– Concert to Feature Country’s Rising Superstars Dustin Lynch, Gloriana and Jana Kramer –

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Dustin Lynch

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 15, 2015) – The 13th annual “K-FROG Cares Golf Classic” will be hosted at Pechanga Resort & Casino’s award winning Journey at Pechanga golf course and followed with a charity concert headlined by some of the biggest rising names in country music at the Pechanga Theater on April 13, 2015. A community event to raise money for local Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, single golfer entry is $250 and a discount is available for a foursome group at $900, fees not included and entry can be purchased at www.Kfrog.com or by calling 909-825-9525. Concert tickets are available for $25 and $20 with a 7:00 p.m. showtime and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com.

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Jana Kramer

Hosted on Monday, April 13, 2015, the day will begin with a round of golf at Journey At Pechanga where participants will enjoy various contests, lunch, a “hoppy hour”, dinner and a charity auction. The night concludes with a country concert featuring performances by chart topping country artists Dustin Lynch, Gloriana and Jana Kramer in the 1,200 seat theater at Pechanga Resort & Casino.

Country music’s Dustin Lynch has had a career of hit singles, with his very first “Cowboys and Angels” back in 2012. His second song, “She Cranks My Tractor,” became his second Top 20 hit and was followed by “Wild in Your Smile,” making the Top 30. His very first number 1 single was “Where It’s At (Yep, Yep),” followed by “Hell of A Night” in November 2014.

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Gloriana

While making their initial mark on the country music scene with single “Wild at Heart,” Gloriana quickly became a recognized as the band to know when named as “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” at the American Music Awards and “Top New Vocal Act” at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2010. Their hugely successful follow up single “(Kissed You) Good Night” became a country music radio staple and they even performed the single during a private concert on ABC’s hit series “The Bachelorette.”

Many of Jana Kramer’s original music fans know her from her regular acting gig on the CW television show “One Tree Hill.” With her debut single “Why Ya Wanna” hitting number 3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, her most recent single “I Got The Boy” is already rising on the charts.

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Air Supply Celebrates 40 Years of Global Hits During International Tour with Pechanga Concert on June 21

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– New Live in Hong Kong CD, DVD & Blu-Ray Available, Featuring New Single “I Want You”–

TEMECULA, Calif. – (March 15, 2015) – International pop/rock duo Air Supply is bringing their 2015 global tour to Temecula and the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on June 21, 2015. Tickets are currently available at $55, $50, $40 and $35, and are available at the Pechanga Box office, 877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. After 40 years together, the Australian hit makers are touring as an anniversary special and to promote their new CD, DVD and Blu-Ray release, Live in Hong Kong, featuring new single “I Want You.”

Air Supply was formed shortly after Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock met the first day of rehearsal as chorus members in a Sydney, Australia production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” in May 1975. Signed by Clive Davis to Arista Records in 1980, Air Supply scored an immediate hit with “Lost In Love,” an edited-down version of a previous Australian hit which reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song initiated a run of seven consecutive U.S. Top Fives in just over two years, including their #1 “The One That You Love” in 1981. At that time, Air Supply had astonishingly equaled The Beatles’ run of consecutive top five singles.

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Celebrate Lunar New Year With Car Giveaway, Cash & Free Show from Lucky Lion Dancers

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Win 1 of 2 Mercedes at Pechanga in February

Lunar New Year Table Game Promotions
If winning a brand new car sounds like a great way to ring in the New Year, make plans to come to Pechanga Resort & Casino. Between February 1 and February 27, table games players who win certain hands in Baccarat, Pai Gow, Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, Let It Ride and Ultimate Texas Hold’em will win entry tickets for the Grand Prize drawings on Friday, February 20 and February 27. Each Fridays, 15 raffle winners will received $500 in Easyplay® at 8:00p.m. and 20 raffle winners will received $1,000 in Easyplay® at 9:00p.m. One lucky player each night will drive home in a brand new 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLA. The more you play, the higher chances of winning. In the year of the Ram, luck will be on your side!  Read More

The Moody Blues Coming to Pechanga Resort & Casino on “Timeless Flight – The Polydor Years” Tour

- Tickets on Sale This Friday, Jan. 30 for Pechanga Resort & Casino Show on May 2 -
– Tour in Support of New “The Polydor Years 1986-1992″ Box Set Release – 

 TEMECULA, Calif., (January 28, 2015) — “Timeless Flight – The Polydor Years” Moody Blues concert tour is coming to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on May 2, 2015. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Jan. 30 at $115, $109, $99 and $89, and are available at the Pechanga Box office,  877-711-2WIN (2946) or www.Pechanga.com. The rock legends are currently touring in relation to their recently released box set, The Polydor Years 1986-1992, which was released November 24, 2014 on UMe.

The Moody Blues have been at the forefront of the classic rock music scene for more than 40 years, with their multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold albums and singles hitting Billboard at #1, Top 5, Top 10, Top 20 and Top 40.  Their illustrious roster of hits include:  “Nights In White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Ride My See Saw,” “The Story In Your Eyes,” “Isn’t Life Strange,” “Question,” “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band)” and “Your Wildest Dreams,” and many more. Read More

Bigger, Better Laughs at Comedy Club in 2015

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Jeff Garcia Hits Pechanga Comedy Club Feb. 14-16

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Dec. 24, 2014) – The Pechanga Comedy Club comes back on the scene after a month-long holiday hiatus with bigger-name comics gracing the stage and brand new show times. Audiences coming to the 300-seat comedy club at the resort/casino will be able to see comedians including Jeff Garcia and others during special performances held on Friday, Saturday at 8:00p.m. and 10:00p.m. and Sunday nights at 7:30p.m. More great shows on other weekends feature top touring comedians in one show on Fridays at 8:30p.m. and two shows on Saturdays at 7:30p.m. and 9:30p.m. Check www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment and click on the Comedy Club tab to see the schedule of hilarious stand-up comics coming to the Pechanga Comedy Club.

Pechanga Comedy Club tickets are $15 per person on regular weekends. Each show includes a headliner and opening comic. Tickets for bigger name comics whose performances include Friday, Saturday and Sunday shows are $23. For tickets or more information, visit the Pechanga Box Office, call (877) 711-2946 or log onto www.Pechanga.com/Entertainment. The Pechanga Comedy Club features an intimate, 300-seat venue with a stage and tableside beverage service. The club has a two-drink minimum and is located on the lower casino level. Guests must be 21 or older.  Read More