Steely Dan to perform at the Pearl at the Palms


Thursday, October 13, 2011, 9 p.m.

Tickets On-Sale –Saturday, July 16 at noon

Tickets are $75, $85, $125 & $150, plus any additional service fees

To purchase tickets, please visit the Pearl Box Office, call 702-944-3200, visit any Ticketmaster location, call 1-800-745-3000 or visit

American rock duo Steely Dan to perform at the Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort on Thursday, October 13, 2011, at 9 p.m. as part of the Shuffle Diplomacy tour.

Steely Dan’s popularity peaked in the late 1970’s with core members Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. They have continued their success with the release of seven albums, including the Grammy Award-winning, Two Against Nature, by blending jazz, rock, pop, funk and R&B paired with the duos sarcasm and puzzling lyrics.

In 1975 they became a purely studio-based act releasing a series of successful singles and albums. Well-known for their perfectionism in the recording studio, it took more than a year to record the tracks that resulted in 1980’s Gaucho. During the summer of 1981, Becker and Fagen announced that they were parting ways. The following year, Fagen released his solo debut, The Nightfly, which became a commercial hit. He did not record another album until 1993, when he reunited with Becker, who produced Kamakiriad. During their time apart they maintained a cult like fan base and in 1993 the group resumed playing live concerts.

Steely Dan mounted another reunion tour in 1994 and in early 2000 the duo issued Two Against Nature, their first new studio album in two decades, which landed them a Grammy Award for Album of the Year. They have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March 2001 and Everything Must Go followed in 2003. Fagen’s solo album, Morph the Cat, was released in 2006 and Becker released Circus Money in 2008.

This event is produced by Andrew Hewitt and Live Nation. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and show time is 9 p.m. The Pearl Box Office is open Sunday from noon – 7:00 p.m., Monday from noon – 10:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from noon – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday from noon – 10 p.m.. The Pearl is sponsored by Citi; for more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702-942-6888. The Pearl is now on Twitter; please follow @PearlatPalms for concert announcements and event information.


July 16 – Bob Dylan; $100, $125, $150 & $200
July 22 – Strikeforce Challengers; $50, $85 & $150
July 23 – INXS; $35, $50 & $65
July 24 – Tony Bennett with special guest Antonia Bennett; $66, $101 & $126 (All tickets include a $1 donation for Mr. Bennett’s charity, Exploring the Arts, Inc.)
Aug. 12 – Strikeforce Challengers; $50, $85 & $150
Aug. 28 – Butthole Surfers; $34
Sept. 17 – Maroon 5; $65.50, $75.50, $85.50 &$100.50 (All tickets include a $.50 donation for Maroon 5’s charity)
Sept. 30 – Erasure; $35, $45 & $65
Oct. 13 – Steely Dan; $75, $85, $125 & $150

About the Pearl:
The Pearl is Las Vegas’ premier concert theater boasting accommodations for up to 2,500 ticket holders. Featuring a stage just four feet from the floor and the farthest seating area being a mere 120 feet from the stage, the Pearl offers the utmost in intimate viewing of your favorite acts. Private and semi-private skyboxes are located on each side of the venue offering private bars, lounges and restrooms. The Pearl is a marvel of modern technology using only top quality sound and video equipment throughout. Hard wired to Studio at the Palms, the Pearl allows artists to create a cost-effective live album with efficiency and without additional venue set-up. For more information, please visit

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