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For Immediate Release
Monday, May 1, 2017

Reno, Nev. – Grand Sierra Resort and Casino (GSR) is honored to welcome global music icon Janet Jackson on Sunday, Oct. 1 to the Grand Theatre. As a multiple Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum selling artist, Jackson will embark on a four month North American tour this fall. Produced by Live Nation, the “State of the World” tour is set for a 56-city run beginning September 7, in Lafayette at the Cajundome. Jackson will make multiple stops, hit all four corners of the U.S. and head north of the border, visiting Vancouver and Toronto, with her final stop on December 17 in Atlanta at Philips Arena.

Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her 6 Grammy Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award and dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has also received accolades as an actress including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award. Jackson is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 160 million records worldwide, Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, many acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.

The legendary entertainer began her sold out “Unbreakable” tour in August 2015, but just one year ago she reached out directly to fans via Twitter with news of her focusing on starting a family, confirmed months later with the arrival of her first child. Since, she has taken the past year to enjoy pregnancy and motherhood, and is now ready to return to the live stage to give fans everything they could hope for in one epic concert. The “State of the World” tour is a continuation of the “Unbreakable” tour and will include fan favorites from her chart-topping “Unbreakable” album. With an array of socially conscious music she’s released throughout her career, other smash hits and soon-to-be released new tracks, Jackson’s newest tour is a state-of-the-art live production! Tickets starts at $127.73 and are available at www.grandsierraresort.com or by calling 1-800-648-3568.

The Grand Theatre which underwent $10 million in renovations in 2015, has marked itself as one of the top entertainment venues in the West with a capacity of more than 2,700, including well-appointed luxury seats with more legroom, wider seats and wider aisles. In addition, exclusive VIP booths with personalized beverage and bottle service are available for small groups and special occasions. Designed by John Sergio Fisher & Associates, the theatre also includes a two-tiered entry with an all-new, enclosed lobby, state-of-the-art lighting and sound renovations, as well as new artist facilities including dressing rooms, green rooms and an artist lounge.

For more information or to reserve your spot for the game, visit www.grandsierraresort.com or call 1-800-501-2651. For the latest updates on GSR, find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.