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6 w July 2011 w Mississippi Coast Observer The 2nd Annual SAVE OUR SOUND Gulfport, MS--It is time to gear up and prepare for another great day of celebration at the Chimneys on July 4th! The First annual "Save our Sound" at Chimneys in Gulfport showed the Mississippi Gulf coast that even in the shadow of a great challenge, we discovered our strength as a coast lied not in our resources, but the people. With over 600 attendees at last years first annual, the people of the MS gulf coast showed they supported and embraced a new way to celebrate the life this special area offers. The anticipation for the next year has been heard loud and clear all year long. This year is shaping up to be bigger and better, becoming a must see attraction in only its second installment. For 2011, we have decided to raise the bar and bring a unique, entertaining experience that only the producers of Blue Earth can provide. Gates open at 1p and the entertainment for this year includes: Cornell Williams (as seen in the hit TV show, Treme) and "Pocket Tyme" 8 - 9:30p John "Papa" Gros - 6:10 - 7:40p Dirty Play - 5- 5:50p Rosco Bandana - 4- 4:50p Brooks Hubbert - 3- 3:50p Cary Hudson - 2-2:50p China Cat Orchestra (Grateful Dead Tribute) - After Party at the Chimneys The view Chimneys' lawn proved to be the perfect for the annual Gulfport Firework show. The music seemed to only heighten the experience of an already invigorating show. This will once again be the case for the 2011 edition. As always, Save our Sound and Blue Earth Productions supports a worthy cause which helps keep our Gulf clean and beautiful. This year, proceeds from the event will be donated to the Deer Island Restoration Project. There are plenty of activates for all ages and 12 and under get in for free! Tickets are $10 and available for presale at Chimneys and Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep on Pass Road in Gulfport. $100 VIP tables also available. Email Johnnyhozey@me.com for more information. See you at Save our Sound 2011 and celebrate keeping our music and gulf alive and healthy! Find us on facebook at facebook.com/saveoursoundms. Thank you to our sponsors: Chimneys, Blue Moon, Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep, Hancock Bank, Ip Casino Resort and Spa, z95.3, Coca-Cola, Da Beach House, Delta Sanitation, Coast Observer and Desporte Seafood.
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BIRTHDAY BASH July 20 Biloxi, MS--IP is ready to give presents galore to those with July birthdays on Wednesday, July 20, 2011! All IP Rewards members with a July birthday will receive FREE IP Rewards Play by simply inserting their IP Rewards Card into any IP Rewards Express Kiosk from 3:00pm- 8:00pm. Plus each player and their guest will have a chance to win their share of $10,000 in IP Rewards Play. Print your entry ticket and redeem bonus offer from 3:00pm- 8:00pm on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at any IP Rewards Express Kiosk. Entries must be deposited in the drawing drum in the cove by 8:15pm. Drawings take place in every fifteen minutes from 7:15pm until 8:30 pm. Winners and their guests will have 5 minutes to report to the cove and present unexpired government issued photo ID in order to claim prize. Must be 21 or older with valid photo ID and IP Rewards member to participate. Participants must have a May Birthday. See IP Rewards for complete details. ETTA MAY AND THE SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKS - July 8/9 8p WAYNE NEWTON - July 15 8p PETER FRAMPTON - July 22 8p COAST BREWING CO. Live Music Every Wed, Fri, Sat DJ Night Every Thurs Wed-Thurs: 10pm-2am Fri-Sat: 10pm-3am July 1-3 - Boogie Wonderband July 6 & 8/9 - Band X July 13, 15/16, 20, & 22/23 - Dian Diaz July 27 & 29/30 - Karma Every Fri/Sat & July 1-4 - DJ Spinzy Every Wed-Sat - DJ Zack Avelon July 7 - DJ MS Thang EIGHT75 Glenn Parker Band Wed/Thurs 8p & Fri/Sat 9p Red Hot DJ Sundays Every Sunday 8p-12a July 3 - DjaMUNKIE 8p-12a BREEZE BAR Anderson Domingues Every Fri 7:30p-12:30a Brooks Hubbert Every Sat 7:30p-12:30a 8 w July 2011 w Mississippi Coast Observer Biloxi, MS--Make sure to plan a visit to Isle® Casino Hotel Biloxi where guests can enjoy great prizes in a variety of exciting promotions All Year Long. WILD WINNING WEDNESDAY SLOT TOURNAMENT WILD Winning Wednesday slot tournaments take place every Wednesday in the lower level casino. Registration starts at 2 p.m. and the first round begins at 3 p.m. There is a guaranteed prize pool of $5,000 in IslePlay, with first place winning $2,000 in IslePlay. Entry is free. Slot players who earn 10 points during the tournament week (or table game players with an aggregate total buy-in of $100) may enter the slot tournament. GOLDEN AGE MONDAYS Every Monday, IsleOne club members 50 years and over can enjoy exclusive Golden Age Mondays offers such as: *Buy one, get one free breakfast entree in Cafe on the Point (or half-price for one guest) *Free entry into IslePlay drawings held every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Winners get to spin the wheel for a prize ranging from $100 to $500 in IslePlay. Club members who are 50 years and over simply swipe your IsleOne card at the kiosk near the players club from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plus, receive an additional entry for every 25 points earned during that time. Be sure to try for your second chance swipe from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. for your chance to win a mystery prize ranging from $5 to $1,000 in IslePlay! CONTACT LOUNGE & SPORTS BAR July 1/2 & 22/23 - Scott Hinson July 8 - Together Tomorrow July 9 - The Anteeks July 15/16 - Marianne & The Republics July 29/30 - Adam Holt Band July 1 - Selwyn Cooper July 2 - Chasing Scarlett July 8 - Redheaded Stepchild July 9 - Sicily Swing July 15 - Sista Jazz July 16 - Rhythm and Rain July 22 - Bernard Jenkins July 23 - Marianne & Republic Unplugged July 29 - Elvin Killerbee July 30 - Rochelle Harper Band Boil & Boogie Fridays (Shrimp Boil) July 1 - Marianne Allison July 8 - Dar La Wan July 15 - Splash Duo July 22 - Johnny Fung July 29 - Mike Miller Military 50% Off Buffet Special Attention all military service men and women, active or retired*!Stop by the IsleOne booth at Isle Biloxi to register**and present your valid ID and active or retired military ID. From then on, 2011 IS A PARTY HARD ROCK LIVE EARL THOMAS CONLEY - July 8 CINDERELLA - July 9 PLAIN WHITE T'S - July 13 AIR SUPPLY - July 15/16 HERE COME THE MUMMIES - July 22 REGIS PHILBIN - July 23 BILL BELLAMY - July 29 BRIAN MCKNIGHT - August 5 RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS' BILL MEDLEY - August 6 GOO GOO DOLLS - August 13 CENTER BAR July 5-7 - Chasing Scarlett 8p-12a July 8/9 - Spank the Monkey 9p-1a July 10/11 & 31 - Scott Hinson 8p-12a July 12/13 - DC Lane 8p-12a July 14-16 - Mike Zito 9p-1a July 17/18 - Allison & Warren 8p-12a July 19/20 & 24/25 - Corey Perrillioux 8p-12a July 21-23 - Simplified 9p-1a July 26/27 - Adam Holt 8p-1a July 28-30 - Nervous Presley 9p-1a ROADHOUSE LIVE July 8/9 & 15/16 - The Reverend (DJ Only) July 22/23 - Phil Vaught July 29/30 - Lindsey Highlander HARD ROCK CAFE July 7 - 4th Anniv. w/ ROSCO BANDANA 8:30p July 20 - The Right Lane Bandits 8:30p simply swipe your IsleOne card at the kiosk to receive half-off a delicious dinner buffet! Dinner hours are Sunday - Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Friday & Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. *Must be 21 and an IsleOne member. **One-time registration. PARADISE PLUS Every Thursday, IsleOne club members 50 years and over can enjoy exclusive Paradise Plus offers such as: wBuy one, get one free lunch in Buffet (or 1/2-price for 1 guest) wAutomatic $5 IslePlay prize awarded to guests who swipe their IsleOne card from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. wFree entry into IslePlay drawings held every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Winners get to spin the wheel for an IslePlay prize ranging from $100 to $500. Receive one additional entry for every 25 points earned. BRING A FRIEND AND WIN AT THE ISLE IsleOne members who bring a friend to the casino to sign up for their own players card will receive the same number of points that their friend earns in their first gaming day. Membership in the IsleOne players club is free and easy - just visit the IsleOne booth in the casino. Participating guests can earn valuable points for meals, hotel stays, gifts, entries to drawings and even IslePlay. SERVICE HEROES BUFFET SPECIAL Attention Police, Fire, and Medical service industry personnel*! Stop by the IsleOne booth at Isle Biloxi to register**and present your valid ID and work badge. From then on, simply swipe your IsleOne card at the kiosk to receive your buy one get one FREE meal of your choice any day of the week in The Buffet *Medical personnel pertains to EMTs, first responders, and patient care only. **Onetime registration. Must be 21 and an IsleOne member. ATTENTION NEW MEMBERS - SIGN UP AND WIN! Sign up for your IsleOne® players club card and we'll give you $15 in IslePlay instantly when you earn 25 points* on your first gaming day! *Earned points, not promotional points. CONVENTION CENTER THE MOLLY RINGWALDS - July 1 10p WYNONNA - July 2 8p JEFF DUNHAM - July 9, 8p & 10:30p LEGENDS IN CONCERT - July 10 & 17 2p Sunday - Thursday July 10 - 21 7p GLEN CAMPBELL - July 15 8p CAGE RAGE 8 - July 16 8p KATHY GRIFFIN - July 23 8p & 10:30p VICKI LAWRENCE - July 29/30 8p CHILL Every Monday - Froglegs Every Wednesday - Hypnaughty Comedy Show July 1/2 - Sweet Root July 3 - The Redfield July 5 - Flat Top Steel July 7 - The Ugli Stick July 8 - Allison Collins Band July 9 - Furr July 10 - Red Room Arrangement July 12 - David St. Romain July 14 - No Idea July 15 - Damon King Band July 16 - Together Tomorrow July 17 - Big Bang Theory July 19 & 26 - The Floyds July 21 - Chasing Scarlett July 22/23 - Long Reef July 24 - Marianne & Republic July 28-30 - Soulhaven July 31 - Eugene Eash Live THIRTY-TWO Every Wed, Thurs, & Sat - Eugene Eash Every Friday - Double E on the Rocks
New members win, we guarantee it! New Members who earn 50 points on the day of enrollment can receive up to $500 in Xtra Credit! New Members must earn 50 points prior to swiping at the Rock Box Kiosk. New Members will receive half of their Xtra Credit reward instantly and half the following day! Promotion excludes multiplied points. Points required cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. Email Promotion Provide your email address at the Rock Box Kiosk and receive $10 in Xtra Credit. Xtra Credit will be emailed to the address provided within 24 hours and will be valid for 30 days. Must be a player's club member to participate. Monday Wheel of Mystery Point Multiplier Swipe your Players club card Mondays at the 10 w July 2011 w Mississippi Coast Observer ON-GOING ON-GOING PROMOTIONS PROMOTIONS Rock Box Kiosk and spin the virtual prize wheel to win up to 6x points. Points will be multiplied from 4am-4am. Must be a player's club member to participate. See Players Services for details. Xtra Credit Matching of Mystery Every Tuesday, earn 50 slot points from 4pm- Midnight and swipe your Encore Player's Club card at the Rock Box Kiosk. Pick a matching pair and win up to $350 Xtra Credit! Points cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. See Players Services for details. Classic Rockers Tuesday Earn 5 points Tuesday to receive $5 in Xtra Credit Tuesday. Earn an additional 45 points Tuesday and receive an additional $10.00 in Xtra Credit Tuesday and $15.00 in Xtra Credit on Wednesday. After points have been earned, swipe your card at the Rock Box kiosk to receive your Xtra Credit. Encore Members 50 years of age or older receive ½ off lunch buffet and can still go directly to the buffet. Points required cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. See Players Services for details. Birthday Promotion: Receive a FREE Buffet one day of your birthday month! See Player's Club for details $1,000 Guaranteed Cash Weekly Wednesday & Sunday Black Jack Tournaments - Wednesdays and Sundays. Tournament Sign-up begins at 5:00 PM at the Casino Cage. Tournament begins at 6:00 PM. See Cage for Buy-In. Must arrive to checkin at the casino cage by 6:55 PM each Wednesday and Sunday. Tournament rules available at the tournament area. $10,000 Thursday's Reels to Riches FREE Slot Tournament - EVERY Thursday with prizes of $2,500 each week. Tournament begins at 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. $10,000 Sunday Reels to Riches Slot Tournament - $10,000 Sundays Reels to Riches free slot tournament - Tournament is every Sunday with prizes of $2,500 each week. Tournament begins at 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. 5 minute rounds. Enjoy a menu featuring Steak, seafood and more all in an intimate dining setting served with a va- riety of wines and cordials. Reservations suggested. Open Thursday - Sunday. Hours of Operation: Thursday 5 pm - 10 pm; Friday and Saturday 5 pm - 11 pm; Sunday 5pm - 9pm. Enjoy live entertainment by Bob Moody every Friday and Saturday night from 6pm-10pm. Now enjoy our new noodle and sushi bar. We also feature center cut filet mignon and rib eye steaks, as well as a selection of seafood such as Chilean sea bass, flounder, and grouper. The Buffet will have an Early Bird Special Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4pm- 6pm where you will receive $5 off the buffet. Not available on Wed, Fri or Sat. Must have a Players Club card to receive the discount. The Satisfaction Buffet will run a special discount price on Wednesday and Friday ONLY. The discount prices are as follow: Breakfast $6.99, Lunch $7.99, Dinner $10.99. The discounted prices will be effective from 7:30am till 6pm on Friday's. Starting at 6pm the normal Seafood Buffet will resume at the regular price of $22.99. There will be NO Early Bird Special on Wednesday or Friday. ALL patrons MUST have a Players Club card to receive the discount. Must present card at time of payment.