Riviera Casino & Hotel Brings Back Retro Rap and Disco Dancing with End-of-Year Concert Series on Dec. 29-30

Riviera Casino & Hotel Bringing Back Retro Rap and Disco Dancing
With End-of-Year Concert Series on Dec. 29 – 30

MC Hammer and Tone Loc highlight hip hop weekend while
The Boogie Knights perform benefit for Public Education Foundation

Riviera Casino & Hotel is going ‘old school’ to celebrate the end of 2012 with two concerts that bring back some of the most popular songs ever performed. Two highly entertaining rappers from the 1980s and 90s take the stage on Dec. 30. as MC Hammer, whose smash hits include “U Can’t Touch This,” “2 Legit 2 Quit” and “Pray,” is joined by Tone Loc, with his distinct voice and chart-topping hits, “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina.” Ticket prices start at $34.99 for General Admission, $49.99 for Preferred Seating and $69.99 for VIP Seating. All ticket prices include taxes and fees. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased in advance at www.RivieraHotel.com , by visiting the Riviera Box Office or calling 702-794-9433. Tickets can also be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com

“We want to send 2012 out on a high note and this lineup will do that by showcasing the ultimate feel-good music,” says Mark Massimino, director of entertainment for Riviera Casino & Hotel. “We’ll kick off the weekend with The Boogie Knights on Dec. 29, who’s putting on a non-stop party with three 50-minute sets of the greatest disco songs of all time. Having MC Hammer and Tone Loc the following night just continues the dance party. Dust off your favorite Disco-era clothing and your Hammer pants and join us for a weekend that is not to be missed.”

The Boogie Knights perform music by KC & The Sunshine Band, Rose Royce, The Bee Gees and more. The party begins at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $10. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit Public Education Foundation, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support public education through initiatives, programs and promising practices. In support of teachers in the Clark County School District, anyone with a CCSD ID will gain free entry into the Boogie Knights concert.

Tickets for both shows can be purchased in advance by visiting www.RivieraHotel.com ,  calling the Riviera box office at 702-794-9433, or at www.ticketmaster.com

The Riviera Casino & Hotel

Celebrating more than 55 years of non-stop entertainment, the Riviera Casino & Hotel is one of the iconic casino and hotel destinations in Las Vegas. With over 2,000 hotel rooms and 160,000 square feet of convention space, the Riviera brings a rich tradition of quality, service and hospitality excellence. Located on the north end of Las Vegas Boulevard, the Riviera features over 100,000 square feet of casino space with all of the latest games along with award winning entertainment and a variety of dining options. For more information on the Riviera’s amenities, visit www.RivieraHotel.com

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