WORLEY, Idaho (November 25, 2019) – The rich sound and traditional country style of the hit-making band Midland is making its way to Idaho this December. Two dates have been added to the group’s Let it Roll tour, Dec. 27 and 28 at Coeur d’Alene Casino.
The band was named New Vocal Group of the Year at the 2018 ACM Awards after their chart-topping debut single “Drinkin’ Problem” in 2017. The band launched to rave reviews of their debut album “On the Rocks” which was declared “the year’s best Country album” by the Washington Post. Their sophomore effort, “Let it Roll,” earned a No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Country Album Sales chart and their lead single “Mr. Lonely” hit the top 20 at Country radio this summer. Tickets are available starting at $95. Hotel packages are also available.
That’s not all the recently named Tribal Destination of the Year has in store for December. Traditional storytelling and dance grace the stage at Coeur d’Alene Casino for the annual Winter Blessing on Thursday, Dec. 5. The free event is open to the public and will honor the storied tribal culture and traditional season of reflection and storytelling. Guests will also be treated to frybread and huckleberry jam. Returning is the property’s partnership with 93.7 The Mountain to donate $20,000 to two groups – individual families in need and non-profit organizations. Individual nominations are currently underway, non-profit nominations begin Dec. 9. More information about the giveaway can be found at 937themountain.com/winter-blessing-nomination.
The Chinook Lounge and the all-new Nighthawk Ultra Lounge will also feature live music with performances throughout the month.
December Events and Entertainment
Winter Blessing – December 5
Everyone is welcome to enjoy this free event on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Events Center starting at 6 p.m. This year’s event will feature a MAPP (Mentor Artists Playwrights Project) theatrical performance directed by Tom Kellogg, special guest performance of the Duck and Dive dance by the Nez Perce Tribe, Grand Entry and performances by Miss Coeur d’Alene Jade Mokry and Little Miss Coeur d’Alene Tyakissia Nomee. Families in need and non-profit organizations also have an opportunity to be awarded with a share of the $20,000 Winter Blessing Charity Giveaway in partnership with 93.7 The Mountain. Guests will be treated to frybread and huckleberry jam. More information can be found at cdacasino.com/event/winter-blessing-2.
Midland – December 27 & 28
The band that brought us “Drinkin’ Problem,” “Burn Out” and “Mr. Lonely” is bringing its Let it Roll Tour to Coeur d’Alene Casino Friday, Dec. 27 and Saturday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets to see the country trio are now on sale, hotel packages are also available.
Nighthawk Ultra Lounge Entertainment
Dangerous Type – December 6 & 7, 9 p.m.
Nightshift – December 13 & 14, 9 p.m.
Pastiche – December 20 & 21, 9 p.m.
Midland After Party: Last Chance Band – December 27, 9 p.m.
Midland After Party: The Ryan Larsen Band – December 28, 9 p.m.
Donnie Emerson & Nancy Sophia – December 31, 9 p.m.
Chinook Lounge Entertainment
Sam Leyde – December 7–January 11, 6–9 p.m.
Daniel Hall – December 13 & 14, 8:30 p.m.
Into the Drift – December 20 & 21, 8:30 p.m.
Kicho – December 27 & 28, 5–8 p.m.
*Monthly performances can be found at cdacasino.com.
Bill Engvall – January 25
Comedian, actor and writer Bill Engvall, best known for his work on Blue Collar Comedy Tour and Them Idiots Whirled Tour, returns to Coeur d’Alene Casino Saturday, Jan. 25. Tickets are on sale at cdacasino.com/event/bill-engvall-2020.
For more information about events and entertainment at Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel visit cdacasino.com.
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About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 million to education in the region since it opened. Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. The property features 300 rooms and suites, seven distinct restaurants and lounges, 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering more than 1,300 video gaming machines, high stakes bingo and off-track betting, a 15,000 square foot luxury spa voted 1st for “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by Spatrips.com (2012), and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S. LIKE Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebook and Instagram or follow us on Twitter. For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit www.cdacasino.com.