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Dennis Quaid and the Sharks to rock ADT ArenaBall Awards post-show party

May 24, 2005 - Arena Football League (1987-2008) (AFL I) News Release

LAS VEGAS - DENNIS QUAID AND THE SHARKS will be the feature act for the post-show celebration of the ADT ArenaBall Awards at "The Joint" at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, June 9, the AFL announced today. The post-show party will be held inside the Hard Rock Hotel's club "Body English."

Known around the world for his impressive acting credentials, including his portrayal of music legend Jerry Lee Lewis in the biopic film "Great Balls of Fire," Quaid is also a talented singer-songwriter who has been performing with his band around the country for years, opening for the likes of Styx, Buddy Guy and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Quaid has assembled an exceptional band of seasoned musicians who, while having top-notch credentials of their own, blend together perfectly as band mates.

Led by Jamie James (former RSO recording artists of the Kingbee's), whose 1980 hit "My Mistake" is still among the finest songs of the neo-rockabilly era, the band dubbed The Sharks also features Tom Slick (bass), drummer Tom Walsh (ex-Spyro Gyra, Tina Turner, Joe Cocker), and former Joe Cocker keyboardist Ken Stange. The group recently released a new album, "DQ and the Sharks Live."

The ADT ArenaBall Awards Show will be produced by WLW Entertainment, Inc. The event is sold out.

Tickets for ArenaBowl XIX Las Vegas are priced at $75, $65, $50 and $40 and are available now by logging on to or by calling 1-866-AFL-TIXS. In Las Vegas, fans can call 702-739-FANS (3267) or purchase tickets at the Thomas & Mack Center box office and at all Stations Casinos locations.

The ArenaBowl XIX Las Vegas Weekend presented by ADT will be filled with interactive player and celebrity events, including the ArenaBall Awards show, ArenaBattle Celebrity Skills Challenge, ArenaBash concert and ArenaBowl XIX Fan Fest.

Ticket packages for ArenaBowl XIX Las Vegas Weekend events, including the game, can be purchased now by logging onto or by calling 1-866-AFL-TIXS.

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