Legends Bay Casino Marks First Anniversary with Epic Battle of the Bands Showdown, $60,000 Birthday Briefcase Promotion, and More


Media, cameras, and the public are invited as Legends Bay Casino, the first new casino built in Northern Nevada in over 20 years, is gearing up to celebrate its incredible one-year anniversary with a variety of casino promotions and a free two-day Battle of The Bands musical showdown on Aug. 25-26, 2023.

Produced by award-winning Amplified Entertainment, the outdoor Battle of Bands kicks off on Friday night, August 25th, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and continues through Saturday, August 26th, with a competition featuring 12 local and regional bands of varying genres including Classic Rock, Country, and Top 40. Guests can vote for their favorite band throughout the competition via a QR code from their mobile device. The competition will conclude on Saturday night with three bands claiming the $1,000 top prize for their genre.  

Following each night’s festivities, the party will be taken indoors to the bar inside to the sportsbook bar from 10 p.m. to midnight for the official first-anniversary After Party where we’ll jam on with free live entertainment from New Wave Crave and Eminence, plus enjoy drink specials, and more.

In honor of this milestone occasion, Legends Bay Casino is offering a commemorative First Anniversary  LB Rewards player’s club card and is bringing guests the $60,000 Birthday Briefcase promotion every Friday and Saturday throughout August. Players can win their share of cash during 8 p.m. drawings by earning entries all week long while playing slots, video poker, and table games. Upon opening a lucky briefcase, winners can score up to $2,500 cash instantly. With 240 winners in total, each lucky case holds a guaranteed cash prize in denominations of $2,500, $1,000, $750, $500, and $250. But that’s not all – 25 runners-up at every drawing will score $100 in free play each.


The schedule of competing bands and other festivities is as follows:

Friday, August 25

5:00 p.m.   Band 1 – Arizona Jones (Classic Rock)
5:50 p.m.   Band 2 – Rebekah Chase Band (Top Forty)
6:40 p.m.   Band 3 – Everyday Outlaw (Country)
7:30 p.m.   Band 4 – Whiskey Low (Classic Rock) 
8:00 p.m.   Birthday Briefcase Drawing inside Casino
8:20 p.m.   Band 5 – Red Flannel Flashback (Top Forty)
9:10 p.m.   Band 6 – Nevada 445 (Country)
10:00 p.m.
 After Party – Live Band New Wave Crave at Circa Sportsbook Bar 

Saturday, August 26 

5:00 p.m.   Band 7 – Sierra Roc (Classic Rock)
5:50 p.m.   Band 8 – Sugar High (Top Forty)
6:40 p.m.   Band 9 – Winter Light Band (Country)
7:30 p.m.   Band 10 – Big Heart (Classic Rock)
8:00 p.m.   Birthday Briefcase Drawing inside Casino

8:20 p.m.   Band 11 – Chili Sauce (Top Forty)
9:10 p.m.   Band 12 – Patrice (Country)
9:50 p.m.   WINNERS ANNOUNCED – The top-voted band in each genre takes home $1000.
10:00 p.m. After Party – Live Band New Wave Crave at Circa Sportsbook Bar  


Legends Bay Casino is located at The Outlets at Legends

200 Legends Bay Dr.

Sparks, NV 89434

This free event will take place in a dedicated party zone sprawling from the front of the casino under the porte cochere and throughout the north parking lot. Food will be available for sale from local food truck favorites and beverages will be available from various bar stations.


Ushering in a new era in casino gaming for the region upon opening last summer, Legends Bay Casino is located at The Outlets at Legends. The 80,000-square-foot casino and dining destination features an expansive, vibrant gaming floor. Designed and developed to cater to the casino customer, it offers the area’s most dynamic loyalty program, LB Rewards, as well as the latest slot machines and video poker, live table games, the region’s only Circa Sports Sportsbook, and a high-limit room. From the casino games to a delicious culinary collection of restaurants including Duke’s Steak House, LB Grill, and the Food Truck Hall, Legends Bay Casino is a players’ paradise.


Media/Cameras are encouraged to attend/cover all elements –. Media can RSVP and arrange interviews by reaching out to Michelle Loosbrock – michelle@jeffwagneragency.com