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    Ludacris will headline Yaamava’ Resort & Casino next week
    • January 19, 2024

    Next week’s entertainment at Southern California casinos includes an American-born regional Mexican music performer, a South Korean singer-songwriter, an Atlanta rapper and actor, an Australian comedian, and one of Australia’s most popular rock bands.

    Here are the acts performing the week of Jan. 22-28. Be sure to check the official websites for the latest event information.

    Roberto Tapia

    Roberto Tapia is banda and norteño singer from San Diego, but he was raised in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico. Tapia made his television debut as one of three coaches on the first two seasons of “La Voz Kids,” a Spanish-language version of “The Voice” featuring American Spanish-speaking children. Some of Tapia’s biggest hits include, “Las Edades, “El Niño De La Tuna” and “Los Amigos Del M.”  8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon. $39-$69. 951-849

    Jim Jefferies

    Comedian Jim Jeffries has been one of the prominent comedians on Netflix. His last special on the service, “High N’ Dry,” was released last February. Jeffries also starred in the FX series “Legit,” which he wrote, executive produced and starred in, as well as Comedy Central’s “The Jim Jefferies Show,” which ran for three seasons from 2017-2019. He currently hosts the podcast “I Don’t Know About That.” 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $59-$129. 800-827-2946.

    Lee Mujin

    South Korean singer-songwriter Lee Mujin rose to fame after winning the South Korean music audition show “Sing Again” in 2020. Mujin blends jazz, rock and folk with heartfelt lyrics and powerful vocals with songs such as “Traffic Lights,” “Rain and You” and “When it Snows.” The performance at Pechanga Resort Casino marks the 23-year-old’s first time performing in America. 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at Pechanga Resort Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. $80-$240. 877-711-2946.

    Little River Band

    Little River Band officially formed in England, but its core foundation was Melbourne, Australia. The group, along with  AC/DC, INXS and Men at Work, is one of the most notable rock bands to come out of the Australia who also found shared success in the United States with their west coast harmonies. Some of the band’s biggest hits include “Reminiscing,” “Lady” and “Cool Change.” 8 p.m. Jan 27 at Spotlight 29 Casino, 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $20-$70. 760-775-5566.


    Ludacris earned his clout rising through the rap and hip-hop scene emerging out of the south in the late ’90s and early’00s. Last year, the Atlanta rapper, known for hits such as “My Chick Bad,” “Get Back” and “Act a Fool,” received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He also has been featured on TV shows like “Law & Order: SVU” and in films like the “Fast & Furious” franchise. His most recent film, “Dashing Through The Snow,” was a Christmas movie with comedian Lil Rel Howery playing Santa Claus. 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28 at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, 777 San Manuel Blvd., Highland. $45-$345; 21-and-older only. 909-864-5050.

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