Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Updated Entertainment / Nightlife Schedule

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Updated Entertainment / NIGHTLIFE Schedule

Empire Records, All 90s Experience – Jan. 31
Smashing Alice – Feb. 2
Rock ‘n’ Shave to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation featuring Sin City Sinners – March 1
Graveyard – April 21

Vanity nightclub
2014 AVN Awards Show official after party hosted by Asa Akira, Chanel Preston, Samantha Saint, Kaylani Lei, Jessica Drake and Stormy Daniels with sounds by DJ Presto One – Jan. 18


A state-of-the-art sound system delivers an unforgettable live music experience to the intimate 4,000 capacity venue. The Joint offers seven VIP Luxury Suites and a prestigious VIP Level. A superior video system and more versatile stage enhances any production — creating an experience that surpasses all expectations and makes The Joint the most dynamic, sophisticated, and authentic venue in Las Vegas.
Shows at The Joint can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at, or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000. For groups of 12 or more call 702.693.5220 or email [email protected].


2014 AVN Awards Show *this weekend* Saturday, Jan. 18 at 9 p.m.

Ticket start at $175 On sale now

The AVN Awards Show is the adult industry’s biggest night. With a stylish red carpet pre-show and lavish star-studded ceremony, AVN celebrates outstanding achievements in the business of pleasure. The AVN Awards Show takes place each January, during the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, and is attended by everyone who is anyone in the adult industry. Dubbed “The Oscars of Adult” by Entertainment Weekly, the AVN Awards is a must-attend, must-see event, featuring the hottest stars from adult and mainstream pop culture.


Lion Fight 13 Friday, Feb. 7 at 5 p.m.

Tickets start at $29 On sale now

Mixed Martial Arts fighters go head-to-head in the ring.


Queens of the Stone Age with special guest Chelsea Wolfe Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $39.50 On sale now

Rockers Queens of the Stone Age (QOTSA) will be bringing their “Like Clockwork” tour to The Joint on Thursday, Feb. 13.

Like Clockwork received three GRAMMY nominations including “Best Rock Album;” “Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical;” and “Best Rock Performance” for the album’s song “My God Is The Sun.” In addition, the album was named No. 6 Best Album of 2013 by Rolling Stone; the No. 8 Album of 2013 by Amazon; the No. 18 Album of 2013 by the Chicago Tribune; the No. 1 Album of 2013 by Crave; the No. 8 Album of 2013 by Newsday; the No. 1 Album of 2013 by Noisecreep; and the No. 9 Best Pop Singles of 2013 by the Washington Post.


2 Chainz with special guests Pusha T, August Alsina and Vince Staples Saturday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $44.50 On sale now

Platinum-selling, GRAMMY-nominated recording artist 2 Chainz kicks off 2014 by bringing his explosive, high voltage live show on the road with a national, multi-city U.S. solo tour. The “2 Good To Be T.R.U. Tour” will feature Pusha-T, August Alsina and Vince Staples as support acts at The Joint on Saturday, Feb. 22.

2 Chainz

Pixies with special guest Best Coast Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $42 On sale now

Fortified with sold-out U.S. club shows and UK/European tour, Pixies has added a 33-city, coast-to-coast North American leg to its world tour. The band with special guest Best Coast will play at The Joint on Sunday, Feb. 23.


Pixies, composed of guitarist and vocalist Black Francis, guitarist Joey Santiago, drummer David Lovering, and touring bassist Kim Shattuck, are on the road in support of the band’s first collection of new music in more than 20 years. This tour will feature a brand new stage set and production and will give the band an opportunity to not only debut brand new songs, but to offer the most wide-ranging concert set lists in its career.


Jim Jefferies Saturday, May 31 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $42.50 On sale now

Actor, writer, producer and comedian Jim Jefferies brings his first full North American tour, “Day Streaming,” to The Joint on Saturday, May 31.


Jefferies is the creator and star of “Legit,” an original comedy series, which returns to FXX for a second season on Jan. 8. In “Legit,” Jefferies portrays a heightened version of himself as a comedian from Australia who realizes there’s more to life (and his career) than the rock and roll lifestyle of stand-up comedy. Prior to “Legit,” Jefferies appeared on numerous TV shows in England including Channel 4’s “The History of Offensive Humor,” BBC1’s “Heaven and Earth,” and ITV2’s “Comedy Cults.” U.S. audiences got their first taste of Jefferies when he appeared on HBO’s “Down and Dirty with Jim Norton,” which in turn lead to his critically acclaimed and international hit, one-hour HBO special, “I Swear to God.” He followed that up with a Showtime special titled “Alchoholocaust” and “Fully Functional” on the EPIX network.


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino embraces its roots and presents its intimate live music venue, Vinyl. Vinyl delivers the iconic rock ‘n’ roll Hard Rock Hotel is known for as well as genres including jazz, blues, pop and even country. The multi-functional room not only brings celebrities up-close-and-personal with their biggest fans but it also allows up-and-coming bands to come within arm’s reach of their loyal supporters and capture the interest of new ones.
Tickets for Vinyl can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, or charge by phone at 800.745.3000. Dates and times are subject to change. For more information, visit

Empire Records, All 90s Experience *just added* Friday, Jan. 31 at 11 p.m.


Empire Records brings its 90s covers to Vinyl, playing artists such as Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Sublime and more.


Smashing Alice *just added* Sunday, Feb. 2 immediately following the Super Bowl


Smashing Alice plays its modern and hard rock covers at Vinyl. The Las Vegas cover band is known for its fast paced rock ‘n’ roll shows.


Rock ‘n’ Shave to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation featuring Sin City Sinners *just added* Saturday, March 1 at 11 a.m.

Donations are accepted

Vinyl is teaming up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to hold Rock ‘n’ Shave, a fundraiser to help raise awareness for childhood cancer. The event will feature live performances by Sin City Sinners throughout the day. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more grants for childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. The venue is encouraging patrons to come on property to shave their heads, volunteer, donate and be part of the excitement. Guests can register and make donations online at


Graveyard *just added* Monday, April 21 at 8 p.m.

Tickets – $15 On sale Friday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m.

Hard rock band Graveyard is known for bringing all that is right with rock and roll back to life from the dark haze of “Blue Soul” to the rocking trip of “Submarine Blues.”


Yellowcard with special guest What’s Eating Gilbert *this weekend* Sunday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m.

Tickets – $22 On sale now

The punk-inspired rock band Yellowcard hit the music scene with its single “Ocean Avenue” in 2003 when the song was certified double platinum. The band recently returned from a brief hiatus and continues to be a crowd favorite by performing new and older hits.


Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets – $23 On sale now

ROCK OF AGES star Mark Shunock hosts a night of entertainment, music and comedy inside Vinyl to benefit the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Special guests include Melody Sweets of ABSINTHE; Scott Nevins of Bravo’s “The People’s Couch;” Las Vegas headliners and FOX’s “American Idol” finalists Jasmine Trias and Benjamin Stone; Travis Cloer of JERSEY BOYS; Cheaza of PEEPSHOW; Brandon Nix and Jason Oles of ROCK OF AGES; TV, film and Broadway star Adrian Zmed; the cast of Evil Dead: The Musical; and the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.


Phil Stendek Friday, Jan. 24 at 10 p.m.


One-man band and local artist Phil Stendek turns up the noise at Vinyl with his extreme talent of looping together guitar, drums, keyboard and more.


Metalachi Saturday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 15 & Saturday, March 15 at 11:30 p.m.


Metalachi is the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band known for playing traditional mariachi instruments while covering Gun N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and more.



Andrew Dice Clay Jan. 30 – 31; Feb. 1, 13, 15 – 16

March 6, 8 – 9, 13, 15 – 16, 26 – 27, 29 at 9 p.m.

Tickets start at $54 On sale now

Vinyl welcomes America’s rock ‘n’ roll comedy legend Andrew Dice Clay for a one-of-a-kind residency. Perfect for Sin City, the groundbreaking comedian and actor will thrill audiences with fresh, timely material highlighted by his signature shocking jokes and controversial topics. Must be 18 years of age or older to attend.

Mayer Hawthorne with special guest Quadron Saturday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m.

Tickets – $20 On sale now

Mayer Hawthorne started making music for his friends and family before being discovered by Stones Throw Records where he released his hit songs “Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out” and “When I Said Goodbye.” The eclectic DJ and producer has toured with Bruno Mars, Foster the People, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe and the late Amy Winehouse.


New Politics with special guests Magic Man and Sleeper Agent Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.

Tickets – $15 On sale now

Indie rock band New Politics head to Vinyl for a night of punk, pop and electronically induced dance rock.


SnoCore Tour featuring The Pretty Reckless, The Letter Black and Crobot Friday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.

Tickets start at $23 On sale now

After a brief hiatus, SnoCore Tour hits the road again with headlining band The Pretty Reckless with special guests The Letter Black and Crobot. Concertgoers can purchase a Band VIP package ($50) that includes a meet and greet with The Pretty Reckless as well as an autographed poster.


Sharon Corr Saturday, March 1 at 10 p.m.

Tickets – $22 On sale now

Sharon Corr is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician and TV personality who is best known for co-founding the pop-rock band The Corrs.


Death Angel Tuesday, March 4 at 8 p.m.

Tickets – $16 On sale now

Death Angel combines serious guitar crunch and speed with technical expertise, creating complex thrash metal filled with time changes and tricky arrangements.


London Grammar Saturday, March 22 at 9 p.m.

Tickets – $15 On sale now

British trip hop trio London Grammar brings its blend of ambient, ethereal and classical sounds with melancholy guitar, soaring vocals and plaintive lyrics to Vinyl.

Reverend Horton Heat with special guests T.S.O.L. and Deke Dickerson Friday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets – $25 On sale now

Psychobilly trio Reverend Horton Heat creates crazy rock shows. The band mixes several music genres including country, surf, punk, big band, swing and more.


Bombay Bicycle Club Sunday, April 13 at 9 p.m.

Tickets – $20 On sale now

English indie rock band Bombay Bicycle Club brings its melodic, guitar-driven hits to Vinyl.


Tiger Army Friday, April 18 – Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $27.50 On sale now

Tiger Army is a Southern California trio known for its blend of punk, rockabilly and dark elements that created the psychobilly genre.



Hard Rock Hotel & Casino continues its history of introducing underground artists and trendsetting genres to the scene with Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, showcasing indie, electronic, rock and pop music. Guests enter the exclusive hideaway from the grand staircase where they are entertained and intrigued by an eclectic staff. The space features two distinct rooms adorned with lavish leathers, vintage chandeliers and rich dark woods while the private Parlor plays host to Las Vegas’ most talked about soirees. Body English Nightclub & Afterhours is open Friday through Sunday, beginning at 10:30 p.m. Cover charge is $20 for ladies and $30 for men. Locals are free on Sundays and receive $10 off on Friday and Saturday. For table and VIP booth reservations, call 702.693.5555.

Jan. 16
AVN Naughty Circus hosted by Bailey Blue, Bonnie Rotten, Samantha Bentley, Remy Lacroix and Jayden James *this weekend*


Jan. 17
2nd Annual Adult Star White Party *this weekend*

Jan. 24
USA Sevens Rugby’s Ms. USA Sevens Competition with Blackout Artist featuring Derrick Anthony

Jan. 25
USA Sevens Rugby’s Sport Your Jersey Night with signed memorabilia giveaways and sounds by DJ Presto One and DJ Spair


Jan. 26
USA Sevens Rugby’s Parade of Champions

Jan. 31
Blackout Artist featuring DJ Que

Feb. 1
DJ Presto One and DJ Whoo Kid

Feb. 7
DJs From Mars

Feb. 8
DJ Presto One

Feb. 14
Blackout Artist featuring DJ Que

Feb. 15
Richard Beynon and DJ Presto One

Feb. 21
Blackout Artist featuring DJ Karma

Feb. 28
Blackout Artist featuring Derrick Anthony


Vanity Nightclub is open for private events and special parties. No general admission tickets will be sold prior to doors opening on the night of the event. AVN badge holders will receive priority entry. Cover charge starts at $20 for ladies and $30 for men and are subject to change. For table and VIP booth reservations, call 702.693.5555.


Jan. 18

2014 AVN Awards Show official after party hosted by Asa Akira, Chanel Preston, Samantha Saint, Kaylani Lei, Jessica Drake and Stormy Daniels with sounds by DJ Presto One *updated / this weekend*

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 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; 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, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones, Rocks The Jewelers and Rock Paper Photo. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG’s exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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