August at Blue Chip Casino Brings Great Entertainment for Boyd Gaming’s 40th Anniversary

BC RodneyCarrington WebADAugust at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features gaming excitement and great entertainment, as well as promotions and dining specials to celebrate Boyd Gaming’s 40th anniversary.

Comedian, actor and country music star Rodney Carrington brings his stand-up comedy tour, “Here Comes the Truth,” to the Stardust Event Center on Saturday, August 22 at 8 pm.

Visit and enter to win a VIP weekend with Rodney Carrington, including two front row tickets, an overnight hotel stay on August 22 and dinner for two at a Blue Chip venue ($100 value). Tickets start at $45; visit or Blue Chip Gift box for tickets; must be 21 years of age or older with a valid state or government-issued photo ID to attend.

For live music in August, visit It’s Vegas Baby! on Saturdays and Rocks lounge Thursday through Sunday. At It’s Vegas Baby!, starting at 10 pm, it’s The 17th Floor on Saturday, August 1, Swagg on August 8, P.S. Dump Your Boyfriend on August 15, Spazmatics on August 22 and Radio Tokyo on August 29. On Friday nights, It’s Vegas Baby! features DJ Night starting at 10 pm; and celebrate your inner Van Gogh with Wine and Canvas at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, August 4, Tuesday, August 11, Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, August 25.

At Rocks, It’s free live music from the best local and regional bands. On Thursday at 8 pm, see Carlos Ramos Band on August 6, That’s What She Said on August 13, The Nightshift Band on August 20 and The Unit on August 27. On Saturday, August 1, see Melodius Funk at 1:30 pm, BBI at 6 pm and April’s Reign at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, August 2, see Spike and the Spitwads at noon and Smokin’ Gunz at 5 pm. On Friday, August 7, see Jamrose at 6 pm and The Crawpuppies at 10:30 pm; On Saturday, August 8, see Chi-Town Soul at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Visions of Santana at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, August 9, it’s Get Back: A Beatles Tribute at noon and Cadillac Casanovas at 5 pm. On Friday, August 14, don’t miss 2 Trailers Down at 6 pm, Tonal Attitude at 8:20 pm and Foot 5 at 11 pm; on Saturday, August 15, it’s Monterrey at 1:30 pm, Kim Thomas & Wildcard at 6 pm and Sheryl and Say Yes! at 10:30 pm and on Sunday, August 16, see Middle of the Road at noon and Hoosier Highway at 5 pm. See Planet Groove on Friday, August 21 at 6 pm and Timing’s Everything at 10:30 pm; Saturday, August 22 features The Neverly Brothers at 1:30 pm, 80s Enough at 6 pm and Nawty at 10:30 pm; on Sunday, August 23, it’s Meet the Beetles! at noon and The Skallywags at 5 pm. On Friday, August 28, don’t miss Soda at 6 pm and Deja Vu at 10:30 pm; Saturday, August 29 features The Chicago Kingsnakes at 1:30 pm, The Muddsharks at 6 pm and The Sandbar Bums at 10:30 pm and on Sunday, August 30 see Rick Saucedo at noon and Scott DuBose and the 101 Ranch at 5 pm. Seating is limited, so arrive early.

For additional details on Blue Chip’s August entertainment, events and special offers, visit or call 888-879-7711.

About Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana. Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip features a 65,000-square-foot single-level casino, two hotel towers with a total of 486 upscale rooms; five restaurants, a spa, full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops and the 20,000-square-foot Stardust Event Center. For more information, visit Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Boyd Gaming and Blue Chip press releases are available at