Yaamava’ Resort & Casino Reveals New Details About Its Entertainment Venue
Yaamava’ Resort & Casino is getting closer to the opening of its new entertainment venue.
The Highlands region resort plans to open the Yaamava Theater this spring and the concert promoting giant Live Nation has joined us as a venue booking partner, according to a casino press release. .
Expect to see comedians, Top 40 artists and multicultural programs including Latin and Asian performers, Yaamava vice president of entertainment Drew Dixon said in a phone interview.
“It’s a great partnership as it aligns a leading live entertainment company with our theater,” Dixon said. “Working together to bring artists from the Los Angeles area will allow us to elevate the experience we are here to provide in theater in an intimate setting.”
The Yaamava’ theater will accommodate 2,600 guests with reserved seating but can accommodate up to 3,000 when the seats are fully retracted. It also includes nine suites with comfortable seating, private bathrooms, and drink service.
“Seating allows us to have different types of programming that would have a more active floor or a bit more of a high-end experience with the seated capabilities,” Dixon said.
Concerts used to take place in the bingo hall on Thursdays before the casino turned this area into a its Rockin’ Casino gaming areawhich opened in 2017. Dixon said those bingo hall shows were limited, but the new theater will expand the property’s options.
“We won’t be tied to a specific date within the week to produce shows,” Dixon said. “We will produce them any of the seven days of the week depending on what our schedule is.”
The complex, formerly known as San Manuel Casino, opened its new hotel tower in December. The Yaamava’ Theater is the final phase of the property’s $760 million expansion project. It will open in the spring, but casino officials have not announced a specific date. The casino has held job fairs for positions on the site and those interested can apply at sanmanuelcareers.com.