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December 2012 (scroll below calendar for performance times)
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• Rick Springfield (Events Center)
• The Next (Molten)
• The Josh Libero Duo (St. James)
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• Fat City "Van Halen Tribute" (Molten) • Emily's Toybox Live Band Karaoke (Molten) • Joey Casella "Legends of Las Vegas" (Molten) • DJ Johnny B & 2 Dancers (Molten)

• Go Go Gadjet (Molten)

Mannheim Steamroller (Events Center)

• Amish Outlaws (Molten)

PA Cage Combat Valley Fight Series VII (Events Center)

• Total Whiteout (Molten)

• The Pocono Duo (St. James)

Neil Sedaka (Events Center)

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• Larry Holmes & Marmalade (Molten) • Emily's Toybox Live Band Karaoke (Molten) • Tower Suite & Friends' "Christmas Jam" (Molten)

• DJ Micke Styles & DJ Aaron B w/the Angel Wing Dancers (Molten)

• Go Go Gadjet (Molten)

Shorty Long & the Jersey Horns (Molten)

• Jumper (Molten)
• Dave Fry Trio (St. James)

The Dan Band (Events Center)

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• Back2Life Band

(Molten)

• Mr. Echo (Molten) • Joyous (Molten) • DJ Johnny B & 2 Dancers (Molten)

• Johnny Drama JDTV (Molten)

UUU (Molten)

• Emily's Toybox (Molten)
• Sean Fleming Trio (St. James Gate)

NBC Fight Night (Events Center)

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• M-80 (Molten)

• Tower Suite & Friends' Christmas Song Contest (Molten)

• Celebrity NightwCappadonna of Wu-Tang + MC DJ Tom Taylor (Molten)

• Total Whiteout (Molten)

The Wallflowers (Events Center)

• Brian Kirk & the Jirks (Molten)

• Peat Moss & the Fertilizers (Molten)

• Timlin & Kane (St. James)

The Fab Four (Events Center)

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• Jimmy & the Parrots (Molten)

John Pinette & Billy Gardell (Events Center)

• Sensational Soul Cruisers/DJ Aaron B/Beat City 5-9 (Molten)
• The Hooligans (St. James)

Backstreet Boys (Events Center)






December 1 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
The Next, 9:30pm - 1:30am

December 1 | ST. JAMES GATE
Josh Libero Duo, 9pm - 1am

December 2 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Fat City, 8pm - 12am

December 3 | Molten Lounge
Emily's Toybox Live Band Karaoke 8pm - 12am
December 4 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Joey Casella "Legends of Las Vegas," 7pm - 10pm
December 5 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
DJ Johnny B & 2 Dancers, 9:30pm - 2am
December 6 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Go Go Gadjet 8:30pm - 12:30am
December 7 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Amish Outlaws, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 8 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Total Whiteout, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 8 | ST. JAMES GATE
The Pocono Duo, 9pm - 1am

December 9 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Larry Holmes & Marmalade, 8pm - 12am

December 10 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Emily's Toybox Live Band Karaoke, 8pm - 12am
December 11 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Tower Suite and Friends , 7pm - 10pm
December 12 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
DJ Micke Styles & DJ Aaron B w. the Angel Wing Dancers, 9:30pm - 2am
December 13 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Go Go Gadjet, 8:30pm - 12:30am
December 14 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Shorty Long & the Jersey Horns, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 15 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Jumper, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 15 | ST. JAMES GATE
Dave Fry Trio, 9pm - 1am
December 16 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Back2Life Band, 8pm - 12am

December 17 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Mr. Echo, 8pm - 12am

December 18 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Joyous, 7pm - 10pm
December 19 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
DJ Johnny B & 2 Dancers, 9:30pm - 2am
December 20 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Johnny Drama JDTV, 8:30pm - 12:30am
December 21 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
UUU, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 22 | ST. JAMES GATE
Sean Fleming Trio, ppm - 1am
December 22 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Emily's Toybox Live Band Karaoke, 9:30pm - 1:30am

December 23 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
M-80, 8pm - 12am

December 25 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Tower Suite Christmas Song Contest, 7pm - 10pm

December 26 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Celebrity Night with Cappadonna of Wu-Tang Clan, 9:30pm - 2am
December 27 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Total Whiteout, 8:30pm - 12:30am
December 28 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Brian Kirk & the Jirks, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 29 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Peat Moss & the Fertilizers, 9:30pm - 1:30am
December 29 | St. JAMES GATE
Timlin & Kane, 9pm - 1am
December 30 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Jimmy & the Parrots, 8pm - 12am


December 31 | MOLTEN LOUNGE
Sensational Soul Cruisers/DJ Aaron B/Beat City, 5pm - 2am

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Located within one of the most charming, historic downtowns in Pennsylvania, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem offers plenty of exciting activities for guests.

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With over 3,000 of the hottest slots, over 150 exciting table games, including a 30-table poker room, there's always plenty of thrilling action. Join the MYSANDS club to earn rewards every time you play.

Enhance your visit at the Sands with a trip to one of our seven delicious restaurants including three by world-renowned chef, Emeril Lagasse. Whatever you're craving, we'll satisfy it. Pleasure your palate with fine dining at Emeril's Chop House, or family-style classics from the Old World at Emeril's Italian Table. For more casual fare, visit Burgers and More by Emeril, St. James Gate Irish Pub and Carvery, or New York's famed Carnegie Deli.

You can also make a night of it in style at the recently-opened Sands Hotel with 300 state-of-the-art rooms.

Don't miss out on the shopping and nightlife, including an all-new luxury outlet mall, The Shoppes at Sands and three bars and lounges.

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The Shoppes at Sands

The Shoppes at Sands are now open! Enjoy luxury brand outlet shoppes just steps from the casino floor. Peruse the great apparel and accessories at Talbots, Guess, DKNY, and Nine West. Pick out gifts for yourself or that special someone at Lenox, Ultra Diamonds, Old Farmer's Almanac General Store, Hartmann Luggage, and Spritz Designer Fragrances. And be among the first to shop at the brand-new Coach, Chico's, Corning, Peeps & Company, and Hartstrings stores at Sands.

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The Hotel at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

Experience luxury like no other at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. The Sands Hotel was designed to set a new standard for class and style. Our 300 state-of-the-art rooms include 16 Executive Suites and 6 Presidential Suites, each of which have the latest in modern amenities like wireless internet, media-hubs and high-definition flat-screen televisions.

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When you select the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem you are assured an extraordinary experience from start to finish. In addition to the amenities, each of our spacious guest rooms are sophisticatedly decorated in a stylish combination of rich dark woods and neutral tones--the perfect choice for a relaxing weekend escape or business retreat. Free continental breakfast is offered to all of our guests daily in the Foundry Room.

Luxury, style and class all come together to create an unparalleled hotel experience in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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Dining at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

The Sands offers a wide array of dining from casual to upscale at six distinct locations and the convenience of a food court. Savor a tender cut of prime steak or fresh seafood at Emeril's Chop House. Discover family-style classics from the Old World at Emeril's Italian Table. Enjoy a distinctive twist on all-American favorites at Burgers And More by Emeril. Stop by St. James Gate Irish Pub and Carvery for an authentic Irish meal.

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The Sands is home to a New York City iconic eatery, Carnegie Deli - the perfect stop for something quick and delicious. Cobalt Cafe and Buffet features American and European cuisine while The Market offers a variety of tastes including Nathan's Famous hot dogs, juicy burgers, Villa Pizza and more.

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Emeril's Chop House
Tempt your palate with distinctive culinary creations at Emeril's premier restaurant on the East Coast. Prepare to be dazzled by our comfortably elegant dining room. Choose from an extensive wine list to complement the perfect dining experience. MORE INFO

Emeril's Italian Table
Discover the tastes of Sicily and beyond at Emeril Lagasse's casual yet sophisticated, Italian Table. You'll find an inviting ambiance perfectly complemented by exquisite cuisine. MORE INFO
Burgers And More By Emeril
BAM! Chef Emeril Lagasse has put his distinctive twist on your favorite American classics. Enjoy prime and grass-fed burgers, seafood, turkey and veggie selections and much more. MORE INFO
St. James Gate Irish Pub & Carvery
Enjoy traditional Irish fare, your favorite imported and domestic beers and daily drink specials in our authentic Irish pub. Celebrate good times with live entertainment and a down home pub experience. MORE INFO

Carnegie Deli
The Carnegie Deli at the Sands captures the feeling and atmosphere of its famous New York location. Choose from a variety of prime cuts of meat, condiments and fresh breads to build your sandwich to perfection. Tempt your sweet tooth with a slice of our famous New York style cheesecake. MORE INFO
Cobalt Buffet and Cafe
Cobalt offers American and European cuisine, served in a relaxing setting. Enjoy delicious variety with an a la carte menu or a Food Buffet. MORE INFO
The Market Gourmet Express
Enjoy a variety of tastes at the Market; Nathan's Famous hot dogs, juicy burgers, pizza, salads and sushi. Top it off with dessert or coffee from our international coffee bar. MORE INFO
Bars/Lounges
Are you looking for the perfect nighttime hotspot? A place where you can enjoy your favorite cocktail while you mingle with friends or sit back and relax? You'll find the excitement you crave at any of our three hip lounges.
Molten
One of the hottest nightspots in the area, Molten lounge offers an electrifying atmosphere featuring live music, along with your favorite cocktails including signature martinis.
Coil
Be at the center of all the action! Located in the center of the casino floor, you'll enjoy signature drinks along with an energetic atmosphere. Play slots at the bar or relax at a table.
Infusion
Immerse yourself in a cool, hip atmosphere while you sit back in the lounge and sip infused cocktails.

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The Sands Casino

The Sands offers the best in gaming. Play over 3,000 slots including classic diamonds-and-clubs machines and state-of the-art themed games; from penny slots all the way up to the special high-limit room. Don't miss out on the poker room, recently expanded to 30 tables, a wide selection of blackjack, craps, roulette and many more. At the Sands, there's something for everyone.

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Sands Music And Entertainment

With free live music seven nights a week, and a major, world-class 50,000 square-foot venue featuring A-list acts debuting in Spring 2012, The Sands knows how to rock.

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The massive Sands Bethlehem Event Center, which is set to open in May, will offer performances by the biggest names in music, comedy, sports such as boxing, and much more. The Event Center also features a private mezzanine level that overlooks the Vision Bar that includes seven luxury suites.

For a more cozy entertainment experience, visit the Sands' St. James Gate and Molten Lounge nightly for a full menu of hot, free bands, singers and DJs.

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Gavin DeGraw & Colbie Caillat, June 5



GAVIN DEGRAW AND COLBIE CAILLAT


Summer at Sands heats up as the "Sweeter" sounds of of Gavin DeGraw and "Bubbly" songstress Colbie Caillat come to the Sands Bethlehem Events Center stage in Bethlehem, PA on Tuesday, June 5 at 7pm. Just a few days after its late June kickoff, the DeGraw/Caillat tour is not the traditional opener-plus-main-act show -- it's two-for-one double feature in which both artists co-headline the night, with Andy Grammer as warm-up.

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Both pop-rock singer-songwriters will be showcasing tunes from 2011 albums. DeGraw's "Sweeter" spawned the Adult Pop Songs No. 1 "Not Over You," earlier this year just a few months after Caillat's "All Of You" single "Brighter Than The Sun" became her seventh top 10 on the same chart.

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Loretta Lynn, June 9 at 7pm

Legendary Loretta Lynn brings country to Pennsylvania with a one-night-only stand at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center on Saturday, June 9. Lynn has been a music icon for several decades, but it's only this summer that the Country Music Hall of Famer is bringing half a century of hits and concerts to bear as part of her special 50th Anniversary Tour.

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So whether you've been listening since Lynn came into the spotlight in ink, since her life and music made the phrase "Coal Miner's Daughter" a cultural touchpoint in the 70s and early 80s (with a famed hit song, autobiography and film), or if you have become aware of her one of a kind sound since Jack White produced her 2004 album "Van Lear Rose," the icon's show is sure to please.

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Crosby, Stills & Nash June 24 at 7:30pm

CROSBY STILLS AND NASH

In the midst of a world tour, legendary trio Crosby, Stills and Nash are bringing their classic harmonies to theaters and pavilions across America this summer. Just two weeks into the massive, 50+ date U.S. jaunt, David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash, will headilne at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on June 24, backed by a full band.

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Grammy-winning CSN, whose self-titled 1969 debut spawned the classics "Marrakesh Express" and "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," have earned two Hot 100 top 10s ("Just A Song Before I Go" in 1977 and "Wasted on The Way" in 1982) in their 40-plus year career together. It's this rich history that the trio draws upon for its shows.

Noted activists, the trio is donating $1 from each ticket sold on the U.S. tour to a charity, as well as providing table space to a number of charitable organizations including The Algalita Marine Research Foundation, the Alliance for a Green Economy, and Autism Speaks -- where fans can get more information on participation and donation.

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Ted Nugent & Styx, June 29 at 8pm

STYX AND TED NUGENT

This Friday night, the big guitars take over Bethlehem, Penn. when Ted Nugent, and Styx bring their co-headlining tour to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center.

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Dubbed "The Midwest Rock 'n Roll Express," the tour touches down at Sands on June 28 at 8pm with Chicago-bred prog pros Styx, who came to the musical fore in the mid-70s with power ballads including "Come Sail Away" and "Babe."

And of course, Motor City Madman Nugent comes to Sands ready to unleash his axe-grinding classics like 1977's "Cat Scratch Fever," 1980's "Wango Tango" and 1986's "Little Miss Dangerous."

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The B-52s & Squeeze, July 17

B-52s

In the midst of a U.S. tour that finds the platinum-selling Athens, Ga. band rocking across the country through mid-September, the B-52s bring their party to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Tuesday, July 17 at 7pm alongside Squeeze.

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Now marking its 35th anniversary, the new-wave-meets-'60s garage-rock-tinged quartet rose to fame from the same northern Georgia music scene that produced R.E.M. From 1978's "Rock Lobster" (which inspired John Lennon to get back into the studio to make "Double Fantasy") through early '80s keystones like "Private Idaho," the B-52s have been the quintessential summertime soundtrack. With the key interplay of male (Fred Schneider) and female (Cindy Wilson and Kate Pierson) vocals and the surf-inspired sounds of guitarist Keith Strickland, the B's true breakthrough didn't come until its 1989 smash album, "Cosmic Thing," which produced a pair of Hot 100 No. 3 hits "Love Shack" and "Roam."

Rather than rest there, in recent years the band has returned to the studio, turning out the well-received "Funplex" in 2008, which debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard 200, and remaining on the road ever since.

Joining the B-52s at the Sands are English rockers Squeeze, who came to the fore during the same late '70s period that saw the B-52s' initial rise. Well known for melodic hits like 1981's "Tempted" and 1980's "Pulling Mussels (From The Shell)," the band in its present incarnation is led by key songwriters and original members Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford.

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Barenaked Ladies & More, Aug. 17

BARENAKED LADIES

Four rootsy, rocking bands with over 20 years of prowess each earning fans largely through lauded live shows after big '90s hits. One big night. Dubbed the "Last Summer on Earth Tour," Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Cracker will touch down at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa. on Aug. 17 for a very full Friday night of rock and roll.

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Headliners Barenaked Ladies, who reached No. 1 on the Hot 100 with 1998's "One Week" and who are responsible for the theme song to the hit TV show "The Big Bang Theory," are supporting recent rarities collection "Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before."

Blues Traveler came into the spotlight with songs like "Run-Around" (top 10 on the Hot 100 in 1995) and frontman John Popper's, yes, bluesy harmonica skills. But they've been busy in recent years as well. The "Last Summer on Earth" tour finds them with a brand new album "Suzie Cracks The Whip" ready to play.

Colorado's Big Head Todd and the Monsters, who thrived in the same mid-90's H.O.R.D.E tour-friendly boom of jammy bands that Blues Traveller did boast a platinum album (1993's "Sister Sweetly") and 25 years of moving audiences.

Like Big Head Todd, Alt-rockers Cracker saw its star rise with a hit 1993 album (the gold-certified "Kerosene Hat" which spawned hit "Low") and has been on the road and in and out of the studio ever since.

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The Offspring Rock Sands 9/8

OFFSPRING

The Offspring are back with the appropriately titled "Days Go By," the California punk stalwarts' first album in four years -- and they're back on the road as well, bringing a hard-rocking set of favorites to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Sept. 8.

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The Offspring has a two-decade career of hits to bring to bear Saturday night Sands, including tunes from its breakout album Smash, which peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard 00 in 1994, and rock radio hits including "Self Esteem," "Pretty Fly (For A White Guy)," and "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid."

The Sands show finds the Dexter Holland led quartet in the midst of a U.S. tour that runs through October 6 before jumping the ocean and landing in Japan on October 15 and Australia in February.

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Heart Comes To Sands 10/13

HEART

While they've been rocking since the '70s, the sisters that form the soul of Heart are in the midst of a resurgence in 2012 centered on a lauded new album, "Fanatic," which was just released October 2, and a memoir, called "Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll."

Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson, who have seen classics like "Barracuda," "Magic Man," and "Alone" spend plenty of quality time on the Hot 100, bring all this to bear when their "Fanatic" tour hits the Sands Bethlehem Events Center on October 13 at 7pm.

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The sisters, whose band has earned eight multi-platinum albums in its long career, have also just been named one of the nominees for the 2013 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

To kick off this special evening at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center, veteran Austin, Texas Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys will be the opening band for Heart.

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Boyz II Men Set for Sands 10/20

BOYZ II MEN

Riding high on their 2011 studio album, Twenty, the men of Boyz II Men are bringing over two decades of their flavor of modern Philly Soul to the Sands Bethlehem Events Center on Oct. 20.

The Saturday night gig, which starts at 8pm, comes in the midst of the R&B act's extensive North American tour, which runs all the way through mid-April of 2013 where it winds up in Brampton, Ontario.

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What's in store at the Sands show? Among the groups many multi-platinum albums (including 1991's "Cooleyhighharmony" and 1994's "II"), the group's has scored time and time again with huge harmony-laden ballads like "End Of The Road," "I'll Make Love To You," and "On Bended Knee," all three of which reached No. 1 on the Hot 100 in the mid-'90s.

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Cheap Trick To Rock Sands 11/24

CHEAP TRICK

It's going to be a special Thanksgiving weekend at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center as none other than Cheap Trick -- they of the double-necked guitars and pick-wielding rock -- are set to brighten the venue at 7pm on Nov. 24, the Saturday after Turkey Day.

The guys are sure to come armed with their signature songs, including "Surrender," I Want You To Want Me" and more. Cheap Trick comes to the Sands in a special headlining set they've made sure to fit in between dates opening for Aerosmith on that band's current "Global Warming" tour. This is one of the only chances left this year to catch Cheap Trick in a more intimate, more Cheap Trick-centric setting.

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Cheap Trick brings 16 albums, nearly 40 years of tunes, and a reputation for great live shows to bear when they touch down at the Sands. And it's a Saturday night, to boot. What's not to like?