On Thursday, Nevada joined Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Illinois in enacting laws against false bands promoting themselves as the real deal.
This new law requires performing groups to have at least one member of the recording group that they claim a connection to, or label the production a "tribute" or "salute." Otherwise, claiming a connection would be considered a deceptive trade practice.
"Nevada is the entertainment capital of the world, so this was one of our major goals," said Sonny Turner of the Platters after he watched Gov. Jim Gibbons sign the bill.
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Does anyone have any good tribute band stories? I remember when I accidentally went and saw mini kiss. That was a weird experience.
Also, does anyone know what happened to Legends in Concert at the Emerald Queen Casino? Getting a big group together to go down and see faux Elvis was always a hoot!