BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American pop rock band, Matchbox Twenty, will hit the stages of L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge and L'Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles, the L'Auberge brand properties announced today.
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Matchbox Twenty recently released its fourth album, "NORTH," which debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. "NORTH" is the first release in almost a decade for the quartet, which includes Rob Thomas, Paul Doucette, Kyle Cool and Brian Yale. The release of "NORTH" will be sending Matchbox Twenty back out on the road for the first time since "EXILE ON MAINSTREAM," a greatest hits collection released in 2007.
The "North" tour will now include stops in Lake Charles on Friday, March 22 and Baton Rouge on Saturday, March 23 as part of L'Auberge's continued commitment to bring memorable entertainment experiences to its properties. Tickets for both shows will go on sale on Feb. 8, and can be purchased for $55 via www.ticketmaster.com. Must be 21.
L'Auberge Baton Rouge features a 1,400-seat Event Center and an outdoor festival ground named, "The Lawn," which hosts up to 2,500 people. In addition to the L'Auberge Event Center and The Lawn, L'Auberge Baton Rouge is also home to Edge, a hip and sexy music bar perfect for a more intimate night of music.
L'Auberge Lake Charles features a 1,400-seat Event Center with tiered seating and state-of-the-art AV equipment. The 165-seat Jack Daniel's® Bar & Grill becomes an entertainment lounge in the evenings complete with live performances. Experience late night fun at Jack After Dark every Thursday – Saturday night and holidays. Or meet your friends at Ember Grille's Piano Lounge and enjoy hand-crafted cocktails while listening to live piano music.
About L'Auberge Baton Rouge
L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is a $368-million premier southern facility located on 575 acres of land in Baton Rouge, La., off Nicholson Drive in East Baton Rouge Parish. L'Auberge captures the feel of a Southern river lodge and embraces Louisiana's rich cultural history, food, music and 'laissez les bon temps rouler' way of life. L'Auberge includes an expansive single-level, 74,000 square foot casino; nearly 1,500 slot machines; 50 table games, including a poker room; a 12-story hotel with 205 guest rooms, unique rooftop pool and state-of the-art fitness center overlooking the Mississippi River; four dining outlets; a unique casino nightclub with breathtaking views of the river; and 2,400 total parking spaces, including 800 in a covered parking garage.
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About L'Auberge Lake Charles
L'Auberge Casino Resort is located on 242 acres of land in Lake Charles, La., two hours from the Houston metropolitan area. This premier facility is ideal for the business traveler or guest looking for the ultimate in hospitality and dining experiences, plus non-stop gaming action. The property includes a 26-story hotel complex with approximately 1,000 spacious rooms and suites; an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio; 26,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a full-service business center and landscaped terrace space plus outdoor poolside lawn; two resort swimming pools, lazy river and private cabana courtyard; full-service barber shop, salon, spa and cardio fitness center; retail stores; ten innovative dining outlets; beachside bar, grill and marina; and top-name entertainment. The expansive 70,000 square foot casino features Vegas-like gaming action with 70 table games and approximately 1,600 slot machines, including a luxurious 7-table Poker Room, VIP Lounge and elegant High Limit Salon.
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About Pinnacle Entertainment
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates seven casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle holds a 26% ownership stake in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd. (ACDL), an international development and real estate company currently developing Vietnam's first large-scale integrated resort on the Ho Tram Strip.
Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PNK. To learn more about Pinnacle Entertainment, please visit www.pnkinc.com.
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