Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Pretty self-explanatory
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Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby johnfoyle » Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:15 pm

Who's going ?

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby bronxapostle » Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:34 pm

Hope someone...oh, i think my friend Eric

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby Richard » Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:30 am

Not even close to capacity. This is an awful venue. More like a high school auditorium with folding chairs. And the casino itself is a smokey hell hole. But they do get some good artists to play there. And I believe if they play there they can't play anywhere else within a certain radius for a while. Which includes Dallas. So we make the hour long trek north.

8:00pm precisely Elvis and the Imposters hit the stage.

Pump it up
Waiting For The End Of The World
Beyond Belief
Green Shirt
Photographs Can Lie
Burnt Sugar Is So Bitter
Human Hands
High Fidelity
Stranger in the House
Alison
Unwanted Number
Radio Radio
24 Hours From Tulsa
Every Day I Write The Book (With band introductions)
Watching The Detectives
Dishonor The Stars
(I Don't Want To Go To) Chelsea
(Whats's So Funny 'bout) Peace Love And Understanding

I know this setlist is incomplete and out of order but thats where I am right now. There was another song with a refrain about Sugar that he wanted the audience to sing. But I don't know the song.

The band were on fire. Elvis may have had some issues hearing his own voice. But the mix had very clear vocals and he seemed to hit some impressive notes in part then was a little flat in others.
My first experience of the two backing singers and they were a wonderful addition. Added movement and enthusiasm. And two voices that complemented Elvis perfectly.

A 90 minute set almost to the minute. About the same length as The Roots who played there a month ago (and were also great). It crossed my mind that the casino may limit show running times so the crowd can get back to the serious business of gambling.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby johnfoyle » Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:14 am

Randy , via message on Twitter -

pump it up
waiting for the end of the world
beyond belief
green shirt
the look of love/photographs can lie
burnt sugar is so bitter
human hands
radio radio
watching rhe detectives
sugar won't work
high fidelity
unwanted number
theres a stranger in the house
allison
everyday i write the book
dishonor the stars/24 hours from tulsa
i dont want to go to chelsea
whats so funny bout peace...

lights up


Elvis's voice was pretty rough, sadly but the band (including his guitar playing) was wonderful. Pete still beats the hell out of his kit


Audience was not too enthusiastic, except on peace love & understanding... Probably reason for no encore, along with Elvis being in tlrough voice


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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby TX_Fan » Sat Nov 24, 2018 9:52 am

I agree with Richard on the venue....just a large ballroom with rows of chairs. It seemed like half the casino guests were smokers.
At 1 1/2 hrs and only 1 encore, it's probably the shortest EC shows I've seen. Looked like Winstar only sold about 50-60% of the seats. I looked on their web site the day before & they were offering "buy 1, get 1 free" on tickets. I'm guessing that's why Elvis shortened the show.

Loved the backup singers. Favorite songs of the night were Beyond Belief, Green Shirt, and Human Hands.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby Richard » Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:19 am

The lady in blue is my wife!

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby FAVEHOUR » Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:41 am

isn't that first photo from a Detour show?

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby editboy » Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:03 am

Many casinos force artists to play a shorter show - usually 90 minutes. They want customers gambling not listing to music. The concerts are a draw to get people to the tables. And they pay the musical acts more than a regular promotervenue.

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Re: Elvis & The Imposters , Thackerville, OK, WinStar World Casino,   Nov. 23 2018

Postby sweetest punch » Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:03 pm

This venue has 3500 seats. 50 - 60% sold, means about 1800 tickets sold.
Since you put me down, it seems i've been very gloomy. You may laugh but pretty girls look right through me.


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