Legacy to go 'up in smoke' for Cheech and Chong show
Cheech and Chong, originally scheduled for Dec. 28 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino, has been rescheduled for Feb. 12, 2016. The comedy duo that found a wide audience in the 1970s and ’80s centered on free love and cannabis, Cheech and Chong are back to their shenanigans with an all-new live performance.
Best-known for routines such as “Dave’s Not Here,” “Earache My Eye,” “Basketball Jones” and “Santa Clause and His Old Lady,” Cheech and Chong have shared their hilariously irreverent, satirical, counter-culture, no-holds-bar view of the world for over four decades. Between 1971 and 1985, they released nine albums, starting with the release of their first album, "Cheech and Chong," to "Up in Smoke to Big Bambu’," success was quick. Six albums went gold, four were nominated for Grammy’s, and "Big Bambu’" became the largest-selling comedy recording of all time.
The critically-acclaimed duo starred in eight feature films together. Movies like "Up in Smoke," a cult classic, was the highest grossing comedy of 1978, topping $100 million at the box office. They co-wrote and co-directed all of their films. Prior to their split in 1985, the duo released their album "Get Out of My Room," which included the novelty hit song “Born in East L.A.” based on Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.”
Tickets will cost $59.50 and $69.50 and can be purchased at SilverLegacy.com, by calling 775-325-7401 or by visiting the box office located on the casino floor of the Silver Legacy. Refunds for tickets purchased through the Silver Legacy Box Office or Ticketmaster.com have already been issued. Tickets for the rescheduled date are on sale. For questions regarding tickets purchased for the Dec. 28 performance, contact the Silver Legacy Box Office at 775-325-7401.