MARKSVILLE, LA – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are pleased to announce they will host the B.A.C.A.®, (BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE®.) Conference, January 16 – 19, 2014. B.A.C.A.®, is an International nonprofit organization whose mission is to help create a safer environment for abused children. Over 800 bikers will gather in Marksville, Louisiana for workshops and seminars that focus on topics relevant to empowering abused children.
On the last night of the conference, Sunday, January 19, 2014 rock band KANSAS will be performing in the Mari Showroom at 8:00pm. Tickets are $20.00 and are currently on sale. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will benefit BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE®.
“We are honored to have teamed up with B.A.C.A.®, in an effort to put an end to child abuse and by raising awareness for this worthy cause,” said Tonya Tarrant, Acting General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort.
KANSAS is an American progressive rock band that became popular in the 1970’s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind”.
This “garage band” from Topeka was discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and released their first album in 1974. The band has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of Know Return, Best of KANSAS), one platinum live album (Two for the Show) and a million-selling gold single, ‘Dust in the Wind.’ KANSAS appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 weeks throughout the ‘70’s and ‘80’s and played to sold-out arenas and stadiums throughout North America, Europe and Japan. In fact, ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ was the #2 most Played Track on classic rock radio in 1995 and went to #1 in 1997.
Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com, the LA 1 Market, or by calling 1-800-745-3000. For more information about other upcoming events at Paragon Casino Resort, please visit www.paragoncasinoresort.com. For more information on B.A.C.A.®, visit their website at http://bacaworld.org.