GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – It’s a big week for basketball – if you’re looking for a place to root on your favorite team, the new sports bar at Soaring Eagle Casino is the perfect place to check out the games. The Ascend Sports Bar has multi large screens so you don’t miss a minute of the game. You know it’s going to be a sea of green and white this Friday afternoon as the Spartans take on USC. Grab something from the bar and order from their full menu and cheer on all the teams!

The iconic Kool and the Gang will be at the Entertainment Hall on March 18th. Tickets aren’t on sale just yet but we’ll let you know once they are! Kool & the Gang were honored with a BET Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award back in 2014 and the next year they were honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame – you won’t want to miss this amazing show.

Now let’s talk music! First up is Alice Cooper – he’s bringing his Too Close for Comfort tour to Soaring Eagle on April 28th. He released a new album back in 2021 called “Detroit Stories.” Also new to the lineup is an outdoor show this summer: James Taylor will be performing at the outdoor venue on June 23rd. The singer-songwriter has sold more than 100 million albums since the release of his self-titled debut in 1968. Another recently announced show is Maxwell, the soul singer is bringing his Night Tour to the Entertainment Hall on April 14th – that would be a great show to catch for a date night!

Coming on April 7th is country music chart-topper Jordan Davis! Tickets go on sale on January 28th for the show in the Entertainment Hall. The Brooks and Dunn Reboot Tour with special guest Scott McCreery is also coming to Soaring Eagle on June 15th!

If you’re heading to Soaring Eagle – don’t forget to make a stop at the  Soaring Eagle Waterpark, where it always feels like Florida! It’s the perfect place to head for a weekend, where kids and parents can catch a wave and enjoy the warmer temperature. This weekend’s theme is St. Patrick’s Day!

The best place to start planning your trip is their website, – you can find out about all the deals they have and the specials they have for visitors!

Sponsored by Soaring Eagle Casino.