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For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Reno, Nev. – In just a few weeks, the historic Hot August Nights returns to transform northern Nevada into the premier destination for lovers of classic cars and rock ‘n’ roll and Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is gearing up to be the center of this year’s festivities. As the official registration headquarters for the event, GSR will feature live nightly entertainment such as Rick Springfield and Joan Jett and the $10,000 Classic Cherry Show-n-Shine. With sleek classic cars and amazing entertainment, GSR will provide guests with an exhilarating Hot August Nights experience. For a full lineup and details on GSR’s Hot August Nights events and entertainment, visit

GSR’s $10,000 Classic Cherry Show-n-Shine begins Tuesday, Aug. 8 and runs through Saturday, Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Four runner ups will be selected Tuesday through Friday and will receive a $250 cash prize and a ribbon along with a “Best of Show” winner who will receive a $500 cash prize and a ribbon. Winners will be announced daily at 7 p.m. on the outdoor stage. On Saturday, the four “Best of Show” winners will return to be judged for the “Grand Overall Best of Show.” The Grand winner will receive $4,000 and a trophy.

Live nightly entertainment runs Tuesday through Saturday with some of the biggest names in music from the 50s, 60s and 70s:

• Lights, The Premier Tribute to Journey - Tuesday, Aug. 8

• Jay White, America’s Diamond, The World’s Ultimate Tribute - Wednesday, Aug. 9

• Johnny Rivers - Thursday, Aug 10

• Rick Springfield - Friday, Aug. 11

• Joan Jett & the Blackhearts - Saturday, Aug. 12

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