For Immediate Release
Monday, July 28, 2014

Reno, Nev. - This week, as the rumble of engines fill the streets of Reno and Sparks, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) will become the ultimate destination for car enthusiasts, rock ‘n’ roll fans and revelers alike. More than 20,000 attendees and participants with their hot rods, muscle cars and classic cars will fill the parking lot for the Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Ride & Drives presented by General Motors Co., live entertainment including The Righteous Brothers’ Bill Medley and more. Truly, northern Nevada’s premier resort will have something for everyone during the 28th annual Hot August Nights.

“We are proud to be a partner to this great event and are looking forward to an exciting and special week,” said Dan Uonites, General Manager of Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. “We’ve invested more than $40 million into our property creating the ultimate resort destination and Hot August Nights provides the perfect platform to show locals and visitors alike everything we have to offer.”

Beginning, Tuesday, July 29, GSR transforms into the participant check-in and registration headquarters and will also play host to a bevy of events. The schedule includes:

Tuesday, July 29
Summit Pavilion
  • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Car participant check-in and registration
Parking Lot
  • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Ride & Drive presented by General Motors Co.
  • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Hot August Nights host venue featuring vendors, entertainment, show-n-shines
Outdoor Stage
  • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. DJ Steve West
  • 5:30 p.m. Beach Blanket Bingo
  • 7:30 p.m. Masters of Magic on Stage at Hot August Nights
  • 8:15 p.m. Ronny & the Classics

  • Wednesday, July 30
    Summit Pavilion
    • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Car participant check-in and registration
    Parking Lot
    • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Ride & Drive presented by General Motors Co.
    • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Hot August Nights host venue featuring vendors, entertainment, show-n-shines
    Napa Booth, Parking Lot
    • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Napa’s NHRA driver Ron Capps Autograph Session
    Outdoor Stage
    • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. DJ Steve West
    • 5:30 p.m. Hot Rods
    • 7:30 p.m. Masters of Magic on Stage at Hot August Nights
    • 8:15 p.m. Nathan Owens Motown Legends

    Thursday, July 31
    Summit Pavilion
    • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Car participant check-in and registration
    Parking Lot
    • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Ride & Drive presented by General Motors Co.
    Outdoor Stage
    • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Hot August Nights host venue featuring vendors, entertainment, show-n-shines
    • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. DJ Steve West
    • 5:30 p.m. Ronny & The Classics
    • 7:30 p.m. Masters of Magic on Stage at Hot August Nights
    • 8:15 p.m. Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
    LEX Nightclub
    • 10 p.m. LEX Nightclub Local’s Night Launch with DJ 2Wice
    Sports Book
    • 10:30 p.m. Honk Tonk Thursdays with DJ Jamie G

    Friday, August 1
    Summit Pavilion
    • 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Car participant check-in and registration
    Parking Lot
    • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Ride & Drive presented by General Motors Co.
    • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Hot August Nights host venue featuring vendors, entertainment, show-n-shines
    Outdoor Stage
    • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. DJ Steve West
    • 5:30 p.m. Route 66
    • 7:30 p.m. Masters of Magic on Stage at Hot August Nights
    • 8:15 p.m. Kraig Parker as Elvis
    LEX Nightclub
    • 10 p.m. Fridays with Resident DJ Rick Gee at LEX Nightclub
    Sports Book
    • 10:30 p.m. Boots and Daisy Dukes with DJ Jamie G

    Saturday, August 2
    Summit Pavilion
    • 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Car participant check-in and registration
    Parking Lot
    • 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. Show-n-Shine staging
    • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine
    • 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Ride & Drive presented by General Motors Co.
    • 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Hot August Nights host venue featuring vendors, entertainment, show-n-shines
    Outdoor Stage
    • 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. DJ Steve West
    • 5:30 p.m. Vibra-Tones
    • 7:30 p.m. Masters of Magic on Stage at Hot August Nights
    • 8:15 p.m. The Righteous Brothers’ Bill Medley
    LEX Nightclub
    • 10 p.m. LEX Nightclub Saturdays with Resident DJ Eddie Edul
    Sports Book
    • 10:30 p.m. Country Social Saturdays with DJ Jamie G