Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hosts Weekend of Festivities
at Body English nightclub & afterhours including hip-hop king
Grandmaster Flash, Jan. 4 – 6
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosted a full weekend of music at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours and Vinyl including hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash, popular U.K. DJ Wally Lopez and more, Friday, Jan. 4 – Sunday, Jan. 6.
The weekend started on a high note with popular Spanish DJ Wally Lopez and Indie DJ E-603 at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours on Friday, Jan. 4. The two turned up the noise at Body English with high-energy sets. Wally Lopez spun several hits including his ever-popular single “Can’t Stop the Beat” and E-603 spun the pop music inspired set that he’s known for as the crowd begged for more.
Vinyl was also bumping that night as Las Vegas tribute band High Voltage took the stage. The group played a set of AC/DC songs as patrons rocked out and sang along to the covers of their favorite songs by the legendary band.
The next night, Body English Nightclub & Afterhours kept the party going with electronic music DJs The Junkies on Saturday, Jan. 5. The notorious Canadian duo delivered a set that included several genres from deep, soulful house music to techno. Among the crowd was hard alternative band Otherwise. The group decided to stop by the club after playing a show in Las Vegas and will be back at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as openers for Stone Sour and Papa Roach at The Joint on Friday, Feb. 15.
Empire Records hit the stage that night at Vinyl. The group of six played several 1990s covers including artists like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day and more to an excited crowd.
Wrapping up the weekend, hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash performed for Body English Nightclub & Afterhours’ industry night on Sunday, Jan. 6. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer walked the red carpet at 12:30 a.m. then hit the stage to a packed house as he yelled, “Somebody out there make some noise!” The crowd went wild as the legend spun several throwbacks, jazz, funk and everything in-between including “It’s Tricky” by Run-D.M.C., “Push It” by Salt-n-Pepa, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot and much more.
Next Weekend’s Upcoming Events at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino:
Body English Nightclub & Afterhours:
- The Strokes DJ Set featuring Nick Valensi, Chris Kennedy and TJR – Jan. 11
- Adam Beyer – Jan. 12
- Cut Chemist – Jan. 13
- 5th Annual World Mixed Martial Arts Awards – Jan. 11
- Odd Man Out – Jan. 11
- Conflict of Interest – Jan. 12
Wally Lopez, E-603 and The Junkies Photo Credits: Hew Burney
Grandmaster Flash Photo Credit: © Erik Kabik
About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC. Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; the luxurious Vanity Nightclub and soon-to-reopen Body English Nightclub & Afterhours; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones and Rocks The Jewelers. For room availability and additional information, call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit www.hardrockhotel.com.