Photo Release -- Kellie Pickler And Better Than Ezra Headline L'Auberge Baton Rouge Fall Concert Series

BATON ROUGE, La., July 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge announces its inaugural Fall Concert Series.All performances take place on the Friday prior to an LSU football home game; Cowboy Mouth performs after the LSU vs. University of Arkansas game on Friday, November 29. Headliners for the series include "American Idol" alumna and "Dancing with the Stars" winner Kellie Pickler, rock band Better Than Ezra, and country star Chris Cagle. Full lineup below; must be 21 to attend all shows.
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Kellie Pickler
Country superstar Kellie Pickler will perform at The Lawn at L'Auberge Baton Rouge on November 22, the day before the LSU vs Texas A & M University match-up.
Chris Cagle
Country favorite Chris Cagle will entertain crowds at the L'Auberge Baton Rouge Event Center On Friday, September 20.
Better Than Ezra
New Orleans based band Better Than Ezra returns to The Lawn at L'Auberge Baton Rouge on Friday, October 11 to perform the day before the LSU vs University of Florida football game.
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L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge is ideally located just seven miles from LSU for football fans seeking full-service accommodations, entertainment and memorable dining experiences.

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ENTERTAINER SHOW DATE TIME LOCATION TICKET PRICE TICKETS ON SALE
Morris Day and The Time Friday, September 6 Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Show begins at 8:30 p.m. Event Center $20 Friday, July 26
ICE, A Tribute To Michael Jackson Friday, September 13 Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Show begins at 8:30 p.m. Event Center $15 Friday, July 26
Chris Cagle Friday, September 20 Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; Show begins at 8:30 p.m. Event Center $30 Friday, August 9
Better Than Ezra and Sister Hazel Friday, October 11 Doors open at 7 p.m.; Show begins at 8:30 p.m. The Lawn $25 Friday, August 30
Werewolf Friday, October 25 Show begins at 9:30 p.m.   Edge No charge N/A
Kellie Pickler and Robert Earl Keen Friday, November 22 Doors open at 7 p.m.; Show begins at 8:30 p.m. The Lawn $50 Friday, October 11
Cowboy Mouth Friday, November 29 Doors open at 8 p.m.; Show begins at 9 p.m. Event Center $15 Friday, October 18

North Carolina native Kellie Pickler first came to the national stage in 2005 when she competed on "American Idol." Since finishing sixth on the show, she has released three records with hits such as "Red High Heels," "Don't You Know You're Beautiful," "Best Days of Your Life" and "Tough." Pickler recently won the sixteenth season of "Dancing with the Stars" with partner Derek Hough. She will perform on The Lawn at L'Auberge Baton Rouge Friday, October 11. Texas A&M alumnus Robert Earl Keen opens for Pickler the day before the LSU vs. Texas A&M University game.

New Orleans-based rock band Better Than Ezra returns to The Lawn at L'Auberge Baton Rouge Friday, October 11. Since the band's inception in Baton Rouge in 1988, they have sold out venues across the country and produced hits such as "Good," "Desperately Wanting," and "King of New Orleans." The band is currently writing music for their eighth album. Sister Hazel, alternative rock back from Gainesville, Florida, opens for Better Than Ezra the day before the LSU vs. University of Florida game.

For more information on upcoming concerts visit us at www.mylauberge.com, log on to Facebook at www.facebook.com/laubergebatonrouge or find us on Twitter @LAubergeBR.

Tickets can be purchased in person at Sundries, a retail store located in L'Auberge Baton Rouge, or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Guests must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID. Both concerts on The Lawn will go on rain or shine.

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.

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.

About Pinnacle Entertainment

Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:PNK) owns and operates seven casinos, located in Louisiana, Missouri, and Indiana, and a racetrack in Ohio. In addition, Pinnacle is redeveloping River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio into a gaming entertainment facility, owns a minority interest in Asian Coast Development (Canada) Ltd., an international development and real estate company currently developing Vietnam's first large-scale integrated resort on the Ho Tram Strip, and holds a majority interest in the racing license owner, as well as a management contract, for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

On December 20, 2012, Pinnacle agreed to acquire Ameristar Casinos, Inc. in an all cash transaction valued at $26.50 per Ameristar share or total consideration of $2.8 billion including assumed debt. Ameristar owns and operates casino facilities in St. Charles near St. Louis, Mo.; Kansas City, Mo.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; Black Hawk, Colo.; Vicksburg, Miss.; East Chicago, Ind.; and the Jackpot properties in Jackpot, Nev.
CONTACT: Press Contact:         Kerry Andersen         Corporate Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs         Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.         kandersen@pnkmail.com         (337) 395-7631 or 292-0725                  Or         Julie Collins         Regional Public Relations Specialist         Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc.         julie.collins@pnkmail.com         (225) 224-4172 or (225) 397-6697

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