‘King Explosion: Three Decades of the King’ Brings Elvis Tribute Artists to Mississippi Moon Bar June 22-23

DUBUQUE, IOWA–“King Explosion: Three Decades of the King” will bring together national award-winning Elvis tribute artists for three exciting performances June 22 and 23.

Joseph Hall has been paying tribute to the legacy of Elvis Presley since 2006. In 2008, he placed in the top 10 on NBC's “America's Got Talent” and made six TV appearances viewed by more than 90 million people. Hall has performed all over the world and won several awards throughout his career, including the "Spirit of Elvis" Award. He’s worked with Elvis Presley Enterprises as well as “Legends in Concert,” and has officially been recognized as one of the top Elvis tribute artists in the world today.

Ryan Pelton is an international award-winning Elvis tribute artist, actor, singer and songwriter. In 2001, he was named World Champion with his win at Worldwide Images of the King contest in Memphis, Tenn. He has performed in venues all over the world and recently starred in the film “The Identical.”

Bill Cherry was the winner of the 2009 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Act Competition in Memphis, Tennessee. Bill continues to entertain fans worldwide and salute the greatest entertainer of all time. He just completed touring as a featured artist on the "Elvis Lives Tour."

Show times are at 8 p.m. on June 22, and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on June 23. Ticket prices start at $15 and go on-sale Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. at www.MoonBarRocks.com, Diamond Jo Casino’s Diamond Club, the Mississippi Moon Bar Box Office, or by calling 563-690-4800. Visit www.MoonBarRocks.com to view all upcoming concerts, comedy, Club 84 and other special events at Mississippi Moon Bar. Mississippi Moon Bar is age-restricted; attendees must be 21 years or older.

About Diamond Jo Casino

Located in the heart of the Port of Dubuque, Diamond Jo features a 33,000-square-foot casino with 1,000 slot machines and 20 table games; five unique dining experiences, including the award-winning Woodfire Grille steakhouse; unforgettable live entertainment at the Mississippi Moon Bar; and 30 lanes of bowling at Cherry Lanes. More information on Diamond Jo can be found at www.diamondjodubuque.com, on Facebook and on Twitter. Diamond Jo Casino is owned and operated by Boyd Gaming Corporation, a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com. Boyd Gaming and Diamond Jo press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.