Las Vegas Live This Weekend: Mikey Gits – Las Vegas Hotels

Las Vegas Live This Weekend: Mikey Gits - Las Vegas Hotels

Sway Poolside Live - Mikey GitsPerforming Live in Las Vegas This Weekend

Growing up in  Jamaica, Reggae artist Mikey Gits — performing live this weekend in Las Vegas —  was influenced by music from his youth. His earliest memories are listening to his father’s recordings of Sam Cooke, Earth Wind and Fire, the Commodores, and his mother singing gospel and country songs.

Mikey says: “My parents were into early R&B and gospel music and they got me hooked. My early exposure to music provided me with a solid foundation and understanding of song creation, lyric flow, and how to put a great melody together.

Since the age of 13, Mikey Gits has been performing professionally at resorts throughout Jamaica. He also performed with the popular high school band, Mystic Force, with reggae greats Benjy Myaz, Mark Steele and Paul Kastick. Mikey, A key member of a nationally acclaimed high school orchestra which won gold medals throughout Jamaica, he was awarded individual gold medals for his solo trombone performances. Expanding himself as a musician Mikey toured, playing guitar, with some of the most renowned acts in reggae music, including Michael Rose, Wailing Souls, Sanchez, and Bounty Killer.

Mikey also provided guitar tracks for Diana King’s re-make of the prince classic “Do Me Baby,” and continues to work in the studio on many veteran and up and coming artist new music. It was just a matter of time that Mikey would break out as a solo artist. Writing while touring all over the world, holding onto songs brewing from his youth. His latest album expands upon the vast musical index of Mikey’s talent, personal essence and struggles, which are explored passionately throughout his album.

Mikey says: I don’t perform for the glitz or glamour; I perform because music is a part of me. I would be lost if I didn’t have music in my life.

 

Live This Weekend at Silverton

 

Performing Live at Sway Pool

The C-Notes
Friday, June 17
5PM – 8PM

Mikey Gits
Saturday, June 18, 2022
5PM – 8PM

Enjoy free live music in an outdoor setting at Sway Pool. Groove to live artists in an intimate atmosphere at Silverton Casino’s pool.
Open to the public, no admission charge.

 

Performing Live at Mermaid Lounge

Tony Venniro
Friday, June 17
8PM – 11PM

Cameron Dettman
Saturday, June 18, 2022
8PM – 11PM

Mermaid Lounge Live brings music lovers a one-of-a-kind night out Fridays and Saturdays adjacent to Las Vegas’ famed aquarium attraction! Enjoy an eclectic mix of musical genres from an array of established artists.

 

Author: Daniel Mckinney