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Wednesday, August 18, 2010  


SANTA FE, N.M. - Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is one of the premier destination resorts in New Mexico, bringing the very best entertainment with concerts, DJs, golf tournaments, pool parties, spa specials and more throughout the year. 

Friday - Sunday, September 3 - 5, 2010
WHAT: 2nd Anniversary Celebration
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino invites the public for a weekend celebration in honor of their 2nd year. 
Friday, Sept. 3,4-8 p.m. Cake and Champagne to kick of the anniversary weekend in style.  Free and open to the public.
Sunday, September 5, Dusk,   Fireworks
The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show. Parking is free at the casino - space is limited, so come early to claim your spot!

Fri. and Sat., Sept 10 and 11, 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. Grand Opening of Club Warehouse
Friday, Sept. 10, Private Invitation Only
Sat. Sept. 11 Grand Opening for the Public
Club Warehouse is a new upscale club designed to cater to Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino's VIP guests. The new club, which officially opens in Friday, September 10, 2010, features The CalQl8trz, DJ Automatic and numerous live performers and DJs from around the world.  Hours: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday
Starting in October, Club Warehouse will begin a rotating music series on Thursday evenings with live acts such as country western, jazz and blues, and Flamenco performances. 

Club Warehouse Highlights

  • Club Warehouse boasts a private casino including slots and table games.
    Reserved VIP seating in comfy custom leather couches, a private bartender and servers are also available. 
    The venue has been designed to accommodate special events and private parties such as corporate gatherings and anniversary parties.
  • Private Casino, includes slot machines and table games
  • 48-inch LC flat screen televisions
  • Custom menus and party platters, created by award-winning chef, Mick Hug
  • Exclusive Entertainment Packages, including live bands, DJ's, and dancers
    Customized drink/cocktail menu; featuring an extensive list of wines, beer, and spirits to choose from created by mixologists
  • State of the art sound and lighting
    To reserve VIP seating or to book private parties contact KataLina at (505) 819.2245, kparrish@buffalothunder.com

Get your geek on! Presenting Buffalo Thunder's newest house band, The CalQl8zs: it's 80s pop-with pocket protectors! Flashback to the days of parachute pants and leg warmers while you jam out with these fun, fashionless geeks with guitars. Rock out with Iggy, the computer nerd with a secret passion for music, and Landon Debonair, the tie-dyed, peace-loving activist with a heart for music and no sense of style. Together with the rest of the unlikely rockers of The CalQl8rz, these geeks are ready to have you dancing (and rolling) in the aisles! Catch The CalQl8rz at the Blue Tower Lounge and the Turquoise Trail this summer.
WHEN:  9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
WHERE:  Club Warehouse, Fridays; Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill, Saturdays.

Friday, Sept 17, 2010 Concert TBA

Wine & Chile Spa Special
at the Wo ́ P ́in Spa, Sept. 18 -26
Champagne pedicure and manicure combo. With this Wine & Chile special, the therapists will use aroma bubbly pedi bath with a glass of champagne and chock strawberries special for Festival.  Only $90 includes use of amenities - eucalyptus steam, and sauna.  Wo ́ P ́in Spa is a luxury 16,000-square-foot Native American-themed spa/salon. Wo ́ P ́in Spa at Buffalo Thunder offers more than 30 spa treatments, 505-819-2040.

Friday - Sunday, Sept. 24 - 26, 2010
WHAT:  Santa Fe Concorso
Santa Fe Concorso, a premier automotive gathering of exotic and rare automobiles, will be held at the Pueblo of Pojoaque's legendary La Mesita property.  Weekend events include a Friday night welcome reception for entrants, judges and VIPs; an optional Saturday road tour on the High Road to Taos; and the Sunday Concorso with VIP lunch poolside.  The Sunday, September 26 event will include judging and awards for the field of 50 juried cars. Displays of specialty car clubs will take place in an adjacent display area, along with vendor booths within the equestrian arena.  All weekend events are free to entrants of the show.  General admission is $45. Car clubs are admitted by invitation with a minimum of six cars per club.    http://www.santafeconcorso.com/

Friday to Sunday, October 1-3, 2010
WHAT:  Free Fall Festival
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino and Hutton Broadcasting invite the public to the Free Fall Festival, a line-up of great bands, games and more.  The headliner band is Ozomotli. In their fourteen years together as a band, celebrated Los Angeles culture-mashers Ozomotli have gone from being hometown heroes to being named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors. Their music- a notorious urban-Latino-and-beyond collision of hip hop and salsa, dancehall and cumbia, samba and funk, merengue and comparsa, East LA R&B and New Orleans second line, Jamaican reggae and Indian raga- has long followed a key mantra: it will take you around the world by taking you around L.A.

WHERE: Towa Gold Course Driving Range

 Saturday, October 2  Main Stage

  •  Ryan McGarvey
  • Los Lonely Boys

Sunday, October 3  Main Stage

  • Brendan James
  • Ozomatli
  • More great bands to be announced

Saturday, October 16, 2010
WHAT: Reception
Enjoy a meet-and-greet with Mayor Coss prior to the 2010 Mayor's Ball at the Santa Fe Convention Center. 
This year's ball is benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico.
WHERE: Buffalo Thunder Resort, Casino and Gallery, 130 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe.  

Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, 3 - 7 p.m.      

WHAT: Wheel of Fortune's Wheelmobile, the show's promotional vehicle, will be in the Albuquerque-Santa Fe area in search of good game players who are energetic, enthusiastic and fun. Viewers interested in being a contestant on an upcoming episode are invited to attend. Fans will have the opportunity to fill out an application, have his or her name drawn at random to play a simulated version of the game onstage, win unique prizes and be evaluated as a potential contestant for the broadcast version of the show.        * Due to gaming regulations, you must be 21 years of age or older to attend the Wheelmobile event. The event will take place inside the Pueblo Ballroom at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino.

Staff members from the Wheel of Fortune promotions team will begin handing out applications one hour before each show begins. Searches will be held at 3 PM, 4:30 PM and 6 PM, with each show lasting about an hour. Everyone who attends the event will be able to submit an application. Participants will be selected to come to the stage and audition via a random draw.

WHY:  "The Wheelmobile tour gives us the opportunity to present local viewers with a unique and personal experience with the show. It's a way for us to thank our viewers for their long-term support, and for making the show #1."  -  Executive Producer Harry Friedman

Wheel of Fortune airs weeknights at 6:30 p.m. on KRQE. For more information on the Wheelmobile, tune into KRQE, log on to KRQE.com or visit http://www.wheeloffortune.com/

Friday, October 29, 2010, 8 p.m. 
WHAT:  Randy Travis in Concert
Country singer Randy Travis has recorded more than a dozen studio albums to date, in addition to charting more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which 16 have reached number one status. Considered a pivotal figure in the history of country music, Travis broke through in the mid-1980s with the release of his album "Storms of Life" on Warner Bros. Records; the album sold more than three million copies. It also established him as a neo-traditionalist country act, and was followed by a string of several more platinum and multi-platinum albums throughout his career. Travis, in addition to singing, holds several acting credits. He has appeared in several movie and television roles, occasionally as himself.
WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: http://www.tickets.com/, 800-905-3315.  Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Box Office, $39 - $69.


Friday, November 13, 2010, 8 p.m.  Comedy Night at Buffalo Thunder with Bill Engvall  
Engvall began his career on the sitcom "Designing Women". He hit his first big break when he went on "The Tonight Show" starring Johnny Carson, and from there won the American Comedy Awards Comic of the Year. He has appeared on The Jeff Foxworthy Show alongside best friend and fellow comic Jeff Foxworthy, with whom he starred in the hit film "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" (as well as its sequels and spin-off TV show). In the films and TV shows, Engvall performs his standup alongside Foxworthy, Ron White, and Larry the Cable Guy. WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: http://www.tickets.com/, 800-905-3315. 
Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Box Office.

Friday, November 27, 2010, 8 p.m.  Comedy Night at Buffalo Thunder with Brad Garrett
Actor-comedian Brad Garrett is well known for his role as Robert Barone in the popular '90s sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," as well as for his own sitcom, " 'Til Death."  But his deep voice is another claim to fame; he's done the voices for many characters on TV and in films. His big break came on TV's "Star Search" in 1984 when he became the first $100,000 grand champion winner. "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson was next. His career spans stand-up, film, television and Broadway. On Friday, November 27, the three-time Emmy winner performs at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino. 
WHERE: Tewa Grand Ballroom
TICKETS: http://www.tickets.com/, 800-905-3315.  Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Box Office.

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 8 p.m. The Oak Ridge Boys
The Oak Ridge Boys are a country and gospel group that is based in the United States. The group was founded in 1945 as the Oak Ridge Quartet. Their name was changed to the Oak Ridge Boys in the early 1960s, and they remained a gospel-oriented group until the mid 1970s, when they changed their image and concentrated more on country and pop music. The band's current lineup consists of lead Duane Allen, baritone William Lee Golden, tenor Joe Bonsall, and bass Richard Sterban.

TICKETS: http://www.tickets.com/, 800-905-3315.  Tickets are also available at the Buffalo Thunder Casino Box Office.
For shuttle service to Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, call 505-455-5555 for shuttle requests. DOWNTOWN HOTELS ON CALL: Garret's Desert Inn, Inn of the Governors, Hotel Santa Fe. http://www.citiesofgold.com/shuttle.

Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, located just 15 minutes north of historic Santa Fe, NM, is one of the premier destination resorts in the Southwest.  This property is the Hilton's first Native American partnership and is owned and operated by the Pueblo of Pojoaque. The resort appeals to golfers and spa fanatics, meeting planners and conventioneers, families and entertainment enthusiasts. Gaming enthusiasts are in their element in the expansive Las Vegas-style casino featuring 1,200 slot machines, various table games, a 10-table poker room, and racehorse and dog track simulcast off-track wagering. http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/, 505-455-5555.

Red Sage Restaurant
The Red Sage draws on Native American, European, and Latin American influences and ingredients to create a modern cuisine that is a symphonic homage to the West's many cultural traditions. Buffalo Thunder has captured the essence, flavors, and ingenuity of the original while creating a new Red Sage; one that celebrates the culinary eccentricities, regional delicacies, and spirit of Northern New Mexico. The Red Sage is located on the lobby level.

Mica Restaurant
Also located on the lobby level, Mica Restaurant features breakfast and lunch in an intimate 80-seat venue. The name "Mica" pays homage to micaceous pottery that was traditionally used to make cooking vessels in Northern New Mexico. Sparkling flecks of mica appear naturally in some clay deposits in this region and mica pottery is known for its strength, durability and wonderful sheen that was often mistaken for gold in ancient times.

Painted Parrot Buffet
A staple in casino resort dining, the buffet restaurant at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is the amazing 350-seat Painted Parrot Buffet, easily accessible on the lobby level. The Painted Parrot Buffet serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and a delectable selection of tastes and textures await every eager palate.

Pool Grill
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino's Pool Grill is set amongst a recreational oasis that includes a beautiful outdoor pool, private cabanas and lush garden landscapes. Seasonal fare and refreshments provide the perfect complement to the resort's outdoor retreat.

Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill
Located on the casino level, Turquoise Trail Bar & Grill serves classic favorites infused with the cuisine of New Mexico and offers a variety of entertainment.  With flat screen TVs and a vibrant, Route 66 décor, Turquoise Trail is an ideal spot to catch a game or unwind to live music.

Pueblo Deli
The Deli features a variety of delicious salads, sandwiches and desserts for those who need to grab a meal on the run or for those who want to stay close to their winning slot machine on the casino floor.

The 61,000-square foot Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is fully themed in Pueblo architecture and décor and offers a modern gaming floor with new machines and various table games. Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is a project of the Pueblo of Pojoaque, owners and operators of the existing Cities of Gold Casino. Gaming enthusiasts are in their element in the expansive Las Vegas-style casino featuring 1,200 slot machines, various table games, a 10-table poker room, and racehorse and dog track simulcast off-track wagering.  http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/, 505-455-5555.

Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino is one of the premier destination resorts in New Mexico. Buffalo Thunder Resort brings the very best entertainment to New Mexico with concerts, live mu sic, DJs, golf tournaments, pool parties, spa specials and more throughout the year.  Blue Tower Lounge is a 100-seat entertainment venue located on the casino level. The Blue Tower Lounge is a sleek and sensual venue with upscale services including bottle service and VIP packages.  http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/, 505-455-5555. 

Towa Golf Course at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino features 27 holes of premier golf set amongst the picturesque landscape of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Designed by Hale Irwin and Bill Phillips, Towa is truly a golfer's paradise complete with a full-service clubhouse, dining and pro shop. http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/amenities/index/towa-golf, 877-465-3489; 505-455-9000.

The spa at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino is Wo ́ P ́in (wo-Peen) or "Medicine Mountain Spa" in the Tewa language.  Wo ́ P ́in provides the ideal spot for relaxation and revival with 12 treatment rooms, salons, private lounges, an indoor pool, and an extensive fitness facility. The spa offers 16 unique treatments with signature scents derived from native woods and indigenous flora. 505-455-5555,  http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/

Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino showcases more than 200 pieces of authentic Native American art.  Each piece of this collection was made especially for the resort transforming it into a museum; offering guests a culturally significant experience in the artistic spirit of Santa Fe. Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino's stunning artwork is dispersed throughout the resort. Many of Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino's contributing artists are known throughout the world of Native American art, including Pueblo of Pojoaque's Governor George Rivera. http://www.buffalothunderresort.com/, 505-455-5555. 

Jennifer Marshall