DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER ENTERTAINMEN SCHEDULE
July & August 2016
BOSTON –The 40th Anniversary Tour
Friday, July 15
Tickets will start at $49.50
With over 31 million albums sold to date, BOSTON will bring back the memories this summer with their anticipated tour, celebrating 40 years of legendary music together. Fans can expect to hear all the classic songs they have grown to love, and will be treated to wild Hammond organ work, soaring harmony guitars, and exceptional vocal arrangements, as well as BOSTON’s unique visual stage presentation.
Dennis DeYoung, founding member of the famous rock band Styx, will also make an appearance at the anticipated event.
Friday, July 22
Tickets start at $41.50
Grammy-nominated rock group Barenaked Ladies features the long-standing partnership of Ed Robertson (guitar, vocals), Jim Creeggan (bass, vocals), Kevin Hearn (keyboard, guitar, vocals) and Tyler Stewart (drums, vocals). Over the span of their successful career, they have achieved worldwide success with over 14 million albums sold. After 27 years together, the band welcomed their 14th studio album “Silverball” in 2015, which has attained an enduring status in the rock music world.
SiriusXM Backspin Presents The Art of Rap Festival
Saturday, July 23
Tickets start at $28
“SiriusXM Backspin Presents The Art of Rap Festival” follows Ice-T’s critically acclaimed 2012 documentary Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap and the festival which played to massive crowds in Orange County, California and the Bay Area. True to the documentary and the 2015 festival, the Las Vegas lineup includes performances by Public Enemy, The Sugar Hill Gang, Naughty by Nature, Mobb Deep, Grandmaster Melle Mel & Scorpio, EPMD and Kurtis Blow and is hosted by Chief Rocker Busy Bee. The festival is the brainchild of Ice T and Mickey Bentson (hip hop entrepreneurs) and produced by Mickey Bentson and Synergy Global Entertainment.
Summerland Tour featuring Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit and Sponge
Friday, August 12
Tickets start at $20
The highly-anticipated Summerland Tour will make its Las Vegas stop for an action-packed lineup that includes rock bands Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit and Sponge. Named one of the “The 10 Hottest Summer Package Tours” by Rolling Stone, the annual tour was created by Everclear’s lead singer Art Alexakis in 2012.
Saturday, August 27
Tickets will start at $40.83
Founded in 1968 by Chris Squire and Jon Anderson, Grammy-award winning recording artists YES have created some of the most important and influential music in rock history, such as iconic pieces “Roundabout,” “Close to the Edge,” “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Owner of a Lonely Heart” and more. Its albums, including Drama, Close to the Edge, Tales from Topographic Oceans and 90125 have sold a total of over 50 million records that have spanned almost five decades. Among the world’s most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands, YES continues creating masterful music that inspires musicians, fans and music lovers around the world.
About Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
Located at the corner of Third St. and Carson Ave. across from the D Las Vegas, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center can accommodate up to 11,000 guests and features state-of-the-art stage, sound and lighting. The open-air design is inviting to both tourists and locals and offers the perfect spot for concerts, conventions and other large-scale events. Embracing the uninhibited spirit of Downtown Las Vegas, the new venue plays host to a line-up of curated events including premier concerts, food festivals and more. The venue is also the first entertainment arena in Las Vegas to accept Bitcoin as currency. For more information, visit www.dlvec.com or follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @DLVEC.