CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AND BLUE MAN GROUP TAKE OVER LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL SEPT. 21-23, 2018
Premier entertainment company to debut exclusive performances throughout the weekend
World-renowned Cirque du Soleil will take over all three days of Las Vegas’ favorite music festival, Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival Sept. 21-23. To signify the start of a phenomenal festival weekend, fans will be welcomed on Friday at the main entrance by Cirque du Soleil artists from multiple Las Vegas shows. Throughout the three-day event, Cirque du Soleil will also have a booth that will offer festival-goers the chance to experience exclusive Virtual Reality from “O”, KÀ and Blue Man Group. Patrons will have exclusive photo opportunities throughout the weekend at the Cirque du Soleil booth as well.
Additionally, the revolutionary production The Beatles™ LOVE™, normally seen at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, will perform alongside of Foster The People on the main Downtown Stage on Saturday night. Fans will enjoy a dynamic collaboration to close the set, incorporating elements from the spectacular production as the band sings the Beatles iconic masterpiece “Hey Jude,” in honor of the song’s 50th anniversary since its chart-topping debut in 1968.
Blue Man Group will also make a splash at Life is Beautiful with a special collaboration with American DJ and electronic dance music producer, 3LAU, on Sunday, Sept. 23 on the Fremont Stage. Blue Man Group will join 3LAU on-stage to perform “Paintbone,” a colorful and unique combination of two pieces, “Paint Drumming” and “Drumbone,” that can be seen nightly in their show at Luxor Hotel and Casino.
“I’ve been a fan of Blue Man Group ever since my youth and it’s a huge honor to be performing on stage with Blue Man Group at Life Is Beautiful,” said 3LAU. “I can’t wait for everyone to see the crazy performance that we have planned!”
For more information about Cirque du Soleil, please go to www.cirquedusoleil.com.
For more information on Blue Man Group, visit www.blueman.com/vegas or follow @bluemangroup on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
To purchase tickets and for more information on Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival, visit www.lifeisbeautiful.com.
ABOUT CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in artistic entertainment. Established in Montreal, the Canadian organization has brought wonder and delight to over 190 million spectators with 42 productions that have taken place in close to 450 cities in 60 countries. Cirque du Soleil currently has over 4,000 employees, including 1,400 artists, from nearly 50 countries. In 2018 alone, 19 shows are presented simultaneously throughout the world.
In Las Vegas, Cirque du Soleil has seven permanent resident shows. These productions include Mystère at Treasure Island, “O” at Bellagio Resort & Casino, Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Zumanity at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, KÀ at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, The Beatles™ LOVE™ at The Mirage Hotel & Casino and MINDFREAK® LIVE! at Luxor Hotel and Casino. A world leader in entertainment,
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group creates content for a broad range of audacious projects. On top of producing world-renowned shows, the organization has extended its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil aims to make a positive impact on humans, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art.
ABOUT BLUE MAN GROUP LAS VEGAS
International entertainment phenomenon Blue Man Group has returned to Luxor Hotel and Casino where they first took Las Vegas by storm. The Blue Man Theater has been custom designed for the ideal Blue Man Group experience with audiences closer to the action than ever before.
Blue Man Productions is a global entertainment company best known for the award-winning Blue Man Group show, performed in over 20 countries and seen by more than 35 million people worldwide since 1991. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, the show’s euphoric celebration of human connection has universal appeal for a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds. The show is continually refreshed with new music, fresh stories,custom instruments and state-of-the-art technology. Blue Man Group has permanent theatrical productions in New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Chicago, Orlando, Berlin and a World Tour.
This creative collective has become part of the pop culture zeitgeist. Blue Man Group has served as the face of branding campaigns for Intel and TIM/Brasil and appeared countless times on hit shows like “The Tonight Show,” “Arrested Development,” “Ellen,” “Schlag den Raab” (Germany), “WOWOW” (Japan), and “Caldeirão do Huck” (Brasil).
Beyond the stage show, they are Grammy-nominated recording artists, known for their contributions to various film and TV scores and multiple Blue Man Group albums, including their most recent, THREE. Their “Megastar World Tour” rock concert parody played arenas across the globe. The group’s recently published first-ever book, Blue Man World, is a visually stunning anthropological exploration of the curious bald and blue character.