June 20, 2019 Carlos Arreola

Jeff Foxworthy – Friday, June 21
The largest selling comedy-recording artist in history is coming to Inn of the Mountain Gods to kick off the epic weekend of entertainment. Considered a jack of all trades, Foxworthy boasts multiple Grammy Award nominations, 26 best-selling books, as well as countless platinum comedy records. Widely known for his “You Might Be a Redneck If…” one-liners, his comedy troupe Blue Collar Comedy Tour and as the host of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader,” Foxworthy’s commentary about family situations and “Southern rednecks” explores the humor in everyday life and flips it on its axis. Tickets for Foxworthy’s June 21 outdoor performance start at $75. 

Snoop Dogg – Saturday, June 22 SOLD OUT
One of the most iconic figures to emerge from the early ‘90s G-funk era, Snoop Dogg is widely considered one of the most notable pop culture fixtures of the 21stcentury. With forays into television, football coaching and reggae and gospel music, his diverse talents have earned acclaim from every corner of the entertainment industry. Since stepping foot on the scene, he has released 12 studio albums, 17 compilations, 20 mixtapes, a soundtrack and an EP, all of which have led to his 17 Grammy Award nominations. Tickets for Snoop Dogg’s June 22 outdoor performance are sold out. 

Lee Brice, Chase Bryant, and Chevel Shepherd – Sunday, June 23
Three of country music’s hottest artists are coming together to bring a night of raucous fun to the Inn of the Mountain Gods outdoor stage. Brice first stepped onto the music scene over a decade ago as a songwriter for some of the biggest names in country music such as Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks and Keith Gattis. After experiencing massive success with his pen on Brooks’ single “More Than a Memory,” Brice released his debut single “She Ain’t Right,” which peaked at No. 29 on the country charts. Since his debut single, Brice has had four No. 1 songs and broke a 62-year-old record for the longest run on the country charts with “Love Like Crazy.”

For Chase Bryant, country music was his birthright. His grandfather Jimmy Bryant was longtime guitarist for Roy Orbison and performed with Waylon Jennings. At the age of 21, Bryant released his first single, “Take It On Back,” which landed a spot in the Top 10 on the country airplay charts. His second single “Little Bit of You” followed in the footsteps of his first single and climbed to No. 4 on the country airplay charts. With his rock and roll influence and smooth vocals, Bryant is widely considered one of the hottest up and comers on the country music scene. 

New Mexico native, 17-year-old Chevel Shepherd, won the 2018 American talent competition The Voice with her charming country voice and yodeling. Her musical taste includes classic country singers such as Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, and Tanya Tucker. Shepherd covered Loretta Lynn’s “You’re Lookin’ at Country and LeAnn Rimes’ “Blue” while on The Voice. She is currently working on an album and performed “God Bless America” before the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 with coach Kelly Clarkson. Tickets for Brice, Bryant, and Shepherd’s June 23 performance start at $45. 

For more information about entertainment, tickets and amenities at Inn of the Mountain Gods, visit innofthemountaingods.com.


About Inn of the Mountain Gods
Inn of the Mountain Gods is New Mexico’s premier resort-casino and the only AAA four diamond rated resort in southern New Mexico. Situated high in the picturesque mountains on the Mescalero Apache Reservation outside Ruidoso, the Inn is set in the cool, tall pines of the Sacramento Mountains where visitors enjoy clean, crisp air, breathtaking scenery, exciting entertainment and the best casino action in the Southwest. From the welcoming design of its 273 luxury rooms and suites, numerous dining options, and 38,000 square feet of action-packed gaming, Inn of the Mountain Gods has it all. Add to that a championship golf course named one of the top courses in the country by Golf Digest and Golf Week Magazine, and the country’s southernmost continually operating major ski area, Ski Apache, offering the best warm-weather powder skiing in the world with 55 runs served by 11 lifts and New Mexico’s only eight-passenger Gondola, the Inn offers guests something for every season.

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