The legendary Horseshoe Hammond, an extraordinary 400,000 square foot property along Lake Michigan at 777 Casino Center Drive in Hammond, Indiana, welcomes the summer season with some of the biggest names in music and comedy at the Venue, the one of the most popular concert halls in the region. With iconic performances scheduled, including Boys II Men, to super-hilarious comedian Gabriel Iglesias, fans will get to see their favorites up close and personal for an intimate yet thrilling live entertainment experience.
“Over the years, The Venue has hosted some of the most spectacular performances to date,” said Kathryn Jenkins, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Horseshoe Hammond. “This summer season is no different as we will be hosting some of the biggest artists in music and comedy right now and we can’t wait for everyone to stop by and enjoy an unforgettable experience that we are all about. best known here at Horseshoe Hammond.”
The full 2022 summer season is next, with additional shows to be announced. The following doors open at 7 p.m. and start at 8 p.m.:
Hosted by Jimmy JJ Walker himself! American actor and comedian, best known for playing a pivotal role in the sitcom titled ‘Good Times’, Jimmy earned two ‘Golden Globe’ nominations for his role and has been featured in such series as ‘At Ease’ and ‘ Bustin’ Ample.’ Jimmy will lead the audience through an evening of hit 70s soul artists The Stylistics, Emotions, Blue Magic & Heatwave.
Born and raised in South Chicago, comedian-turned-actor DeRay Davis was recently “staged” with Taraji P. Henson’s “Cookie Lyons” as his hitman/cousin “Jermel” in seasons 1 and 2. by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong, creative collaboration, Empire on the FOX Network.
Michael Blackson has been called one of the country’s most original comedians, and his performances leave audiences laughing to tears. Michael Blackson, aka “The African King of Comedy”, has been entertaining audiences across the country and around the world for over a decade.
WAR, the original, multi-platinum street band, has been sharing their timeless music and message of brotherhood and harmony for over 4 decades in front of millions around the world. The long list of hits includes ‘Low Rider’, ‘The World is a Ghetto’, ‘Why Can’t We Be Friends’, ‘The Cisco Kid’ and many more. For three decades the Commodores have remained a force in the music industry with hit classes like “The Legends of Motown”, “Hit, After Hit, After Hit”, “Grammy Award Winners”, “All The Emotion , All the Excitement”, “If you haven’t seen them live, you haven’t heard the Commodores”.
Dru Hill with H Town, Next and Public Announcement: Friday, July 22
Celebrating their 25th anniversary! In a career that spanned more than two decades, Dru Hill, under the unwavering guidance of longtime and trusted manager Kevin Peck, accomplished literally everything an R&B/Pop band could ever dream of. to accomplish. Whether it’s a string of Top 40 No. 1 hit singles, multi-platinum albums, film and TV appearances, sold-out concert tours around the world , selling 40 million records worldwide, their star power was never in question.
Over the past decade-plus, Jeff Dunham and his somewhat inappropriate proteges Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist have filled arenas across the United States and the world with their multiple tours. to success.
George Benson brings his gifted guitar playing and sonorous voice to every stage he graces, consistently impressing fans during his live performances with his soulful, swinging jazz sound. In concert, Benson unleashes a furious wave of melodic guitar mastery over supercharged renditions of standards like “Take Five,” “On Broadway,” and perennial favorite “This Masquerade.”
(Show 6:30 p.m.: Doors 5:30 p.m.; Show 6:30 p.m.; Show 10:30 p.m.: Doors open 9:30 p.m., Show 10:30 p.m.)
Iglesias is one of America’s most famous stand-up comedians and performs in sold-out concerts around the world. He is also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with over half a billion views and has over 24 million fans on social media. In 2018, Gabe was included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top 40 Comedy Players” issue alongside comedy giants Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Lorne Michaels.
The trio hold the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, winning 9 American Music Awards, 9 Soul Train Awards, 3 Billboard Awards and a 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, A Star in Hollywood . Walk of Fame, as well as a Casino Entertainment Award for their acclaimed residency.
Horseshoe Hammond, a Caesars Entertainment Inc. property, is the premier entertainment and gaming destination in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Located 20 minutes from downtown Chicago, Horseshoe Hammond offers a state-of-the-art sportsbook, upscale restaurants, the latest slot machines, table games, and an intimate concert hall experience.
To learn more about Horseshoe Hammond Casino and all of its offerings and full lineup, please visit https://www.caesars.com/horseshoe-hammond.