Honky Tonk

Live Music - Special Events

Live Music

Gilley's Saloon & Dance Hall features live country rock music each Friday & Saturday as well as during special events and holidays. Cover charge ranges from $10 to $20 per person after 9:00 p.m. Get here early, avoid the cover charge, and take advantage of our great drink specials!

SCOTTY ALEXANDER

WED 3/18 @ 7:30PM
THURS 3/19 @ 9PM
FRI 3/20 - SAT 3/21 @ 10PM
FRI 4/17 - SAT 4/18 @ 10PM
WED 5/20 - THURS 5/21 @ 9PM

Scotty Alexander is a Nashville based country artist / singer, songwriter, guitar and fiddle slinger that plays multiple other instruments. His debut EP is soon to be released on iTunes, produced by Brian Willis who has produced Brad Paisley, Josh Turner and many others. Scotty has toured with and or opened for Neal McCoy, Bryan White, Wayne Newton, Big and Rich, Lucy Hale, George Strait, Jessica Simpson, Restless Heart, and Cole Swindell. As a song writer Scotty has had cuts with Bryan White, Point Of Grace, Corey Cox, and jingles placed with Old Navy, Wrangler, Nissan, Honda and Ford. As a musical producer he has produced segments for the 2007 NBA All Star Game, CSI Las Vegas, The View, David Letterman, The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno and Oprah. Scotty has done 13 overseas tours with the U.S.O. performing for the men and woman in the armed forces and is currently touring with his band from San Diego and Vegas to locally in Nashville promoting his upcoming single “You Make Pretty Look Easy." Along with performing and touring with his own band Scotty worked in 2014 as musical director for the star of ABC's “Pretty Little Liars,” Lucy Hale. Together they made TV appearances on "Good Morning America", "Kelly and Michael", "So You Think You Can Dance" and “Ellen."

Scotty Alexander Website

GHOST TOWN RIDERS

WED 3/25 @ 9PM

Ghost Town Riders is a Country band based in Las Vegas playing a mix of Modern hits meets Outlaw classics. The band creates a fun party atmosphere with songs that you can dance to and sing along with. Come on by and kick up your heels with them!

DEZ HOSTON

THUR 3/26 @ 9PM
WED 4/29 - THURS 4/30 @ 9PM
THUR 5/14 @ 9PM

Former front man of the Voodoo Cowboys, Dez Hoston is an All American country music entertainer, singer, and songwriter. With his special brand of high energy, unique vocal stylings, and ability to bring the good time with him wherever he goes, he has been entertaining crowds from all over the place for the past 9 years. Covering everything from the classics like George Strait and Merle Haggard, all the way to the top 40 country of today like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean, with all sorts of surprises in-between, there's always guaranteed to be something for everybody at the show.

MICHAEL AUSTIN

FRI 3/27 – SAT 3/28 @ 10PM

A rising star in Country Music, Michael Austin’s smooth, warm voice and tremendous range combined with heartfelt lyrics are a hit.

Michael Austin Website

LEFT OF CENTRE

WED 4/1 – THURS 4/2 @ 9PM
WED 5/6 – THURS 5/7 @ 9PM
WED 5/27 – THURS 5/28 @ 9PM

Left of Centre is Las Vegas and Reno’s premier Country/Rock band and the backing band for Country Artists Tribute.

Left of Centre Website

MATT FARRIS

WED 4/8 – THURS 4/9 @ 9PM

Entertaining family and friends from the moment he spoke his first word, Farris's passion for entertainment has always been apparent. With an early exchange of lullabies for classic country tunes sung by his mother Sandra, the Lake Havasu City, Arizona­native has ever since gravitated toward the genre.Farris continues to play live as much as possible, sharing the stage with Trace Adkins, Eason Corbin, Trailer Choir, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lonestar, Dwight Yoakam, Darryl Worley, Trent Tomlinson, Adam Gregory, Keith Anderson, Colt Ford, Jason Aldean, Tyler Farr, Joe Diffie, Gord Bamford, Blake Shelton, Jerrod Neimann, Chris Janson, Brett Eldredge and more. Despite a full schedule, Farris still finds time to give back, supporting both the Make a Wish Foundation and the American Cancer Society focusing on Breast Cancer Awareness. After losing friend Denise to the disease, he started Denise's Day – an annual benefit in his hometown of Lake Havasu City, Az."Giving back is extremely important to me. I love everything about what I do. But, more than anything, I love that it allows me a platform to better help those that need it. My music gives others a voice... I love my job."

Matt Farris Website

ROB STALEY

FRI 4/10 – SAT 4/11 @ 10PM
FRI 5/29 – SAT 5/30 @ 10PM

Rob Staley is a talented young Country Music artist living in Los Angeles, California. Since relocating from his small hometown of Plattsburgh, in rural upstate New York, Rob is quickly becoming a part of the fabric of the So-Cal country music scene. Rob, the 26 year old country singer/guitarist, has not only talent and ability, but a genuine love and respect for “Real Country Music”… the kind performed by the great country legends, both past and present. Although he won’t boast to the face, Rob Staley is “Real Country”, you could say, “The Real Deal”… but he will readily tell you that he is proud to be a country singer and proud to be apart of the great American tradition of country and Western Music.

Rob Staley Band Website

JUST DAVE

WED 4/15 – THURS 4/16 @ 9PM
FRI 5/8 – SAT 5/9 @ 10PM

Dave has played harmonica on the stages of American Idol and Celebrity Apprentice. His harmonica is also currently featured on shows like "Sons of Guns" "Bar Rescue" and "Treehouse Masters", as well as on plenty of regional and national albums. Dave calls California’s San Fernando Valley home, which serves as a backdrop for his original songs. Many are a tribute to the “Laurel Canyon sound” made famous by singers and songwriters of the 1960s. Inspired by the songwriters who made California known, Dave works tirelessly to promote the sound of "California Country", even creating the #CaliforniaCountry group to help local artists who want to make a mark away from Nashville. After all it has accomplished, the best days lay ahead for "Just Dave" and Just Dave Band.

Just Dave Band Website

CHASE & THE PURSUIT

WED 4/22 @ 9PM
WED 5/13 @ 9PM

Chase & The Pursuit is fronted by the highly-energetic Chase Brown. Chase’s powerful vocals, along with The Pursuit band’s seasoned musicianship, has captivated audiences at many country music venues. Chase & The Pursuit performs a wide range of Country music styles that their fans know and love, including traditional, contemporary, and line dance Country music.

Chase & The Pursuit

BRIAN LYNN JONES

WED 4/23 @ 9PM
FRI 4/24 – SAT 4/25 @ 10PM

Brian Lynn Jones and the Misfit Cowboys are a tight, high-energy Rock-N-Tonk band. They move effortlessly and convincingly through all forms of American roots music and deliver country, rock-n-roll, blues and classic rock just to name a few. Rock-n-Tonk is a term coined by the band that sums up their sound: Roots Country with the gritty edge of Rock-n-Roll. The only way to truly grasp the vibe is to come see a live show!

Brian Lynn Jones & The Misfit Cowboys

SCOTTY MAC BAND

FRI 5/1 – SAT 5/2 @ 10PM

A Craig's List ad lead to so much more in 2015 when lead singer Scott Mclaughlin went looking for local players. The result was the Scotty Mac Band which quickly turned into a band with regional success and opening slots for national touring acts like Brett Young, Tyler Farr, Phil Vassar, Lee Brice and Chase Rice. Placement at festivals around the country including Night in the Country, Country Fan Fest, Oregon Jamboree, Country Thunder, Coastal Country Jam among others followed. In 2016 McLaughlin released his first EP Messin’ Around which was followed in 2018 with a sophomore album Starts With A Girl, both recorded in Nashville. The band won California Country Association’s Entertainer of the Year in 2017. Today, fans can see the band playing in Nashville at bars such as Tin Roof, Winners and Ole'Red as well as other venues throughout the West Coast. New music is always on the way.

Scotty Mac Band Website

REDNECK RODEO

FRI 5/15 - SAT 5/16 @ 10PM

For over seven years Redneck Rodeo has been blazing dusty country trails through the palm lined streets of Southern California. From small bars to large festivals the good ol’ boys of Redneck Rodeo fill every venue with a non-stop party. Wrangling through the top country hits of the last six decades, their sets get the crowds singing and dancing in true honky-tonk fashion.

Calling themselves the “outlaws of country,” Redneck Rodeo brings the heart of country music alive onstage with energetic performances. Wearing custom cuts each member owns his own flavor of renegade; “Bristles” charging on drums leading the pack, "Rocky Bottoms" snarky as he plucks away at the bass and lead vocals, “Richie Rich” picking guitar and singing, and “the prospect” playing guitar with backup vocals rounding out the band.

Hardworking, the rodeo boys have kicked up the enthusiasm for country music in Southern California playing an average of 12 shows a month in addition to corporate events, weddings, festivals and private parties. Redneck Rodeo continues to impress audiences with their magnetic style and authentic playing that allows the fan base to grow.

ARNIE NEWMAN'S COUNTRY CLUB BAND

FRI 5/22 – SAT 5/23 @ 10PM

Critics and country fans agree, Arnie Newman’s Country Club Band is the Hottest, Hard Driving, High Energy Country Band West of The Rio Grande. The ANB is a Country Music Band described by fans and friends as a Southern California “Super Group“ consisting of some of the best musicians to ever play the circuit. Known for their abilities to play just about anything requested, from Classic Country to Today’s Chart -Topping Hits as well as Jazz, Pop, Rock and Roll and beyond. With the talents of Francelle and Arnie up front on vocals, this lineup is a complete package that can entertain a wide variety of listeners and keep you dancing all night long.

Arnie Newman’s Country Club Band Website

Dance Hall

Dance Hall

Gilley's Dance Hall will generally be open from dusk (6pm - 8pm) to dawn (2am - 4am) with a live DJ whenever there isn't a live band on stage. Whether it's the latest Texas two-step, line dancing, country waltz or any flat-footed glide that works well in cowboy boots, Gilley's has the ideal music and dance hall to accommodate all comers.

Regular folk will enjoy the nightclub scene as the live DJ spins tunes from rock to blues, modern and traditional country, and even a little hip hop club music when there aren't too many cowboy hats in the saloon.

DANSING KARAOKE

EVERY TUESDAY @ 8:00pm

Every Tuesday at 8pm, or earlier if the mood strikes us right, the Dance Hall stage will feature the best (and funniest) voices of our Saloon customers wishing to grab the microphone and belt out a tune.

Sing along or simply enjoy the sounds and sights, as we make sure all your favorites are on the song list, and keep the entertainment lively each Tuesday.