For Immediate Release
Charlie Wilson To Headline San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino’s Yuhaaviatam Room
“Uncle Charlie” To Bring Decades of Grammy®-Nominated Hits With Him
San Manuel Indian Nation, Calif (January 26, 2016) – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Eleven-time Grammy nominee. Showman extraordinaire. Hit-making singer/songwriter whose second act is trumping his legendary first run. Not many contemporary artists can lay claim to such superlatives. Charlie Wilson can.
And now he can add Best Selling Author to his list of credits. His memoir, “I Am Charlie Wilson,” released on June 30, 2015 is a New York Times Best Seller and Washington Post Best Seller as well as receiving an honorary mention for non-fiction from the Black Caucus of American Library Associations, Inc.
Forever Charlie, Wilson’s sixth solo album, locked in yet another top ten hit single for Wilson “Goodnight Kisses.” This record rings up a grand total of 18 hits thus far on a tally that also includes eight No. 1s, among them “My Love Is All I Have,” “You Are,” “There Goes My Baby,” “Charlie Last Name Wilson,” and “Without You.”
Charlie is kicking off 2016 with two Grammy nominations—Best Traditional R&B Performance for “My Favorite Part of You,” and Best R&B Album for “Forever Charlie.” He has also received three 2016 NAACP Image Awards nominations, Outstanding Male Artist, Outstanding Song for “Goodnight Kisses,” and Outstanding Album for “Forever Charlie.”
Tickets available at the San Manuel Box Office and Ticketmaster.com, starting at $50. Must be 21 or over to enter casino and see the show. Club Serrano members are eligible to purchase discounted tickets (at the box office only). Members will be entered into Concert Cash Drawing, and will earn $10 in Xtra Credit, just by swiping their Club Serrano Card at the kiosks located inside the showroom. For more information, or media requests, please contact Jonathan Yost, Public Relations Supervisor, at JYost@sanmanuel.com.
ABOUT SAN MANUEL INDIAN BINGO & CASINO
San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino is Southern California’s one-stop destination for thrilling gaming excitement. The casino is just 70 minutes from downtown Los Angeles and a short drive from LA-Ontario International Airport. Guests enjoy over 3,700 of the latest slots, live poker and Vegas-style blackjack, high-limit gaming, high stakes bingo, incredible entertainment, sumptuous dining and a generous player’s reward program. Owned and operated by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the casino has been providing gaming excitement since 1986. Since that time, players have won over $2 billion in cash, prizes and giveaways, making any visit to San Manuel a thrilling and memorable experience. For more information on San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, please visit our website at www.sanmanuel.com or call 800-359-2464.