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Anjelah Johnson at Diamond Center
Friday, May 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm UTC-7
Comedian, actress, and singer Anjelah Johnson presents Bon Qui Qui in Concert with Group 1 Crew at the Diamond Center on Friday, May 5, 2017. Tickets for this concert start at $25 and will be available starting Dec. 10 through Star Tickets and the casino Rewards Center. Doors open at 7pm; show starts at 8pm.
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes was born and raised in San Jose, California and is of Mexican and Native American descent. She is one of five children and has a large extended family to which she remains close. In the beginning of her career, Johnson- Reyes was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders. As an Oakland Raiderette, she was named Rookie of the Year and even performed in Super Bowl XXXVII. After that year she decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of acting.
She became an internet sensation with her viral video, “Nail Salon” which led to many stand up, television and film opportunities. That same year she joined the cast of, “MADtv” as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation, “Bon Qui Qui.” This original character, a disgruntled fast food employee with no filter, has been enjoyed, viewed and replicated by over 65 million people worldwide. After recording and releasing 3 songs and 2 music videos as Bon Qui Qui, Anjelah signed a record deal with Warner Bros. Records to release a full album titled, “Gold Plated Dreams”, which She’s toured twice selling out both times. Bon Qui Qui teamed up with Benefit Cosmetics for her third music video “This Is How We Do It”, and early in 2016 she released her newest video off the album, “Shut Us Down.” All the songs are available on iTunes and the videos are currently on YouTube. Bon Qui Qui is taking her unique musical experience on tour again in 2017, with a stop at the Diamond Center on May 5.
Treena Parvello, Director of Public Relations and Communications for the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, said “We’re very excited to bring Bon Qui Qui’s unique musical stylings to the Diamond Center. Don’t miss this amazing show—be sure to get your tickets early!”
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, with three locations in Southern Arizona (Tucson, Sahuarita, and Why) and one in the West Valley, is owned and operated by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O’odham Nation. Additional information can be found at www.ddcaz.com or by calling 866-DDC-WINS. Follow Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment on Twitter (@DiamondCasinos) and on Facebook (/DDCAZ).
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