It’s a night of country music entertainment ahead as Red Hawk Casino Resort Casino welcomes Kirk Basquez and Los Vaqueros to the casino stage bar Saturday night.

Born ad raised in Northern California and coming from a large family of musicians, Basquez always cites that, “country music is his jam,” as he has been on musical journey in which was he influenced to venture on by some of country music’s biggest names. 


That journey started when Matthew was just six years old when his mother bought him his first guitar and the rest is history as followed influences of Hank Williams Jr. Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Jamey Johnson, Sturgill Simpson, JohnMayer and many others.

Basquez loves performing live on stage most of all, where he strives to give his fans the same joy music gives him. “There is nothing better than experiencing the energy from a crowd that loves your style of music, “ says Basquez, who is known for a variety of shows in the region including many in South Lake Tahoe. He has also done a great deal of collaboration with the well known Cripple Creek Band.


Entertainment starts at 10 p.m. and goes until 2 a.m. Saturday night. There is no cover charge for the events at Red Hawk Casino’s stage bar

Next weekend two local favorites return to the stage as well. On Friday, Dec. 16 Gotcha Covered is back, followed by the Cynthia Renee Band on Dec. 16.  Maxx Cabello Jr. performs Dec. 22 with Sons of Rock and Roll on Dec. 23. On Dec.29 High Fidelity rocks the stage folloed by Modern Relic on December 30. 


For New Years Eve, Dec. 31. Red Hawk is adding two additional bands for a special Sunday of entertainment Moonshine Crazy will perform from 5-9 pm followed by Power Play that will ring in the new year playing from 10 pm until 2 am. 


Red Hawk Resort Casino December Entertaiment Schedule Ahead

Kirk Basquez and Los Vaqueros – December 9 (Sat)


Gotcha Covered – December 15 (Fri)

Cynthia Renee Band – December 16 (Sat)

Maxx Cabello Jr – December 22 (Fri)

Sons of Rock n’ Roll – December 23 (Sat)

High Fidelity – December 29 (Fri)

Modern Relics – December 30 (Sat)

Moonshine Crazy – December 31 (Sun) [5:00p-9:00p]

Power Play – December 31 (Sun) [10:00p-2:00a]

For more information on upcoming bands at Red Hawk, visit their social media pages or

Something for everyone and all ages at Red Hawk’s APEX

Evening live music isn’t the only entertainment at Red Hawk Casino. The Apex, a state-of-the-art entertainment center is has everything you need for a fun-filled day out with friends and family. Feel the thrill and excitement of wheel-to-wheel racing at top speeds, your adrenaline pumping with each lap, as you get closer to the finish line on the state of the art go kart track at The Apex. 

The Apex also offers an 18-lane interactive bowling experience with comfortable couches, state-of-the-art scoring, and a fun and friendly staff. Whether you’re looking to go bowling or have a party with us, you will enjoy our first-class bowling experience.

Live golf combined with air conditioning? The Apex has you covered with a state of the art golf simulator. Sharpen your competitive edge while playing the world’s most renowned courses, solo or with friends and family of all ages. You’ll be amazed at the realism in their four golf simulator bays, including tilted footing for sidehill stances, more challenging swings for lies in the sand or rough, and real-feel putting.

The Apex at Red Hawk also offers the most epic Virtual Reality game studio in the area. Blur the lines between reality and illusion with a VR experience. Test your skills in a single player game, or join a group in the virtual arena. Escape the physical and get immersed in the world of virtual reality.

There’s something for everyone at The Apex and when you need a break, the Apex Grill and bar has you covered with delicious food and refreshing drinks. 

Don’t want to drive home? Red Hawk Casino now offer you the opportunity to indulge in the all new 156 room hotel, where a world of refined luxury and exceptional comfort awaits you. The recently opened hotel boasts a collection of spacious accommodations designed to cater to your every desire. From the inviting deluxe rooms, offering 440 square feet of elegance, to the opulent premium suites spanning 900 square feet, all connected and just a short indoor walk to enjoy the casino or The Apex.