15 Reasons To Experience Hard Rock Hotel & Casino During Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! Residency, February 25-March 14

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15 REASONS TO EXPERIENCE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO DURING 
RASCAL FLATTS VEGAS RIOT! RESIDENCY, FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 14

The band celebrates its 15th anniversary along with 15 No. 1 singles in 2015

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This month, Rascal Flatts will make history as the first country group to take up a residency in Las Vegas. The band will perform nine shows, deemed Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot!, at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino from Wednesday, February 25 to Saturday, March 14. As the trio celebrates its 15-year anniversary with 15 No. 1 singles, here are 15 reasons (in no particular order) why locals and visitors alike should stay on property and see a Rascal Flatts show:

  1. Because… it’s Rascal Flatts.
    • Rascal Flatts remains the most-awarded country music group of the past decade with eight consecutive studio albums debuting at No. 1. Since its musical debut in 2000, the group has sold more than 22.8 million albums, 29 million digital downloads and has earned more than 40 trophies from the American Country Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, American Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, People’s Choice Awards and more. In 2012, the band reached a new milestone with more than 7 million concert tickets sold.
  2. First country band to have a residency in Las Vegas.
    • Rascal Flatts is not only the first country band to take up a residency at The Joint, but it is the first country band to take up a residency in Las Vegas.
  3. Opening with Craig Wayne Boyd.
    • Kicking off the show each night will be season seven winner of NBC’s “The Voice” Craig Wayne Boyd. The future country superstar already has a No.1 single, “My Baby’s Got a Smile on Her Face,” under his belt just two months after his big win.
  4. Country nightlife.
    • Throughout the Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! residency, Dee Jay Silver will perform a mix of Top 40 hits with light infusions of country at Body English Nightclub. Silver has been a top-touring DJ for more than 10 years and has traveled with many legendary country artists including Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.
  5. Place a bet on “Fast Cars and Freedom.”
    • While on property, head over to the Race & Sports Book powered by CG Technology to place a bet on NASCAR. Rascal Flatts will be singing the national anthem and Boyd will be performing during the pre-race festivities at the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, March 8.
  6. There’s no bad seat in the house.
    • The Joint is an unparalleled entertainment destination that features a state-of-the-art sound system, superior video projections and tailor-made production packages. The venue will offer Rascal Flatts fans the best of both worlds with general admission pit access and reserved seating maxed at a 3,200 capacity to create a more intimate show for concertgoers.
  7. Two shows for the price of one.
    • As Rascal Flatts wraps up, music fans can head straight to Vinyl for a free show with Elvis Monroe. The band, comprised of members from Lifehouse, Matchbox Twenty and Emerson Drive, is known for its eclectic mix of alternative country, classic Americana and modern flavor. The group will perform at Vinyl at 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25; Wednesday, March 4; Friday, March 6; and Saturday, March 7.
  8. Rascal Flatts-themed menus.
    • Hard Rock Hotel’s restaurants are revamping its menus with Rascal Flatts-themed food and beverage specials, available throughout the residency. Images can be downloaded here. A sample of items include:
      • 35 Steaks + Martinis’ “My Wish” Surf & Turf ($58), an 8-ounce Black Angus Filet Mignon and U-4 Tiger Prawn drizzled with garlic butter;
      • Culinary Dropout’s “Come Wake Me Up” cocktail ($10), a mixture of Stolichnaya Premium Vodka, muddled strawberries, fresh-squeezed lemon juice and Shock Top Belgian White Wheat Ale;
      • Fuel Café and Fuel Café Express’ “Sunrise” Coffee Cake ($4.25);
      • Lucky’s “I Won’t Let Go” Country Farm Burger ($14), served on Texas Toast with pork sausage patties, a fried egg, American cheese, country gravy and tater tots on the side;
      • Pink Taco’s “Take Me There” Quesadilla ($12), macaroni and cheese and carnitas melted in a quesadilla and served with chipotle BBQ sauce and salsa verde on the side; and more.
  1. Join the “Riot” with a Rascal Flatts-themed cocktail at all casino bars.
    • Get in the action and enjoy a Rascal Flatts-themed cocktail available at all of Hard Rock Hotel’s casino bars throughout the residency. Sip on “Broken Road” ($8), a libation made with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, triple sec, sour mix and Sprite; “Prayin’ for Daylight” ($8), a mixture of Herradura Blanco, pineapple juice, cranberry juice and Sprite; or “Life is a Highway” ($8), Woodford Reserve, pear puree, two dash bitters and ginger beer served over ice.
  2. Unbeatable room and show packages.
    • Concertgoers can take advantage of Hard Rock Hotel’s exclusive room and show packages starting at just $200. The all-encompassing bundle includes two tickets to a Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! show at The Joint and a one-night stay on property the same evening. Guests can book online or by phone using the code TRAFLGC for a gold circle package, TRAFLFB for a front balcony package or TRAFLGA for a general admission package.
  3. Best rate guarantee.
    • Those who opt for a longer stay and find a lower published rate within 24 hours of booking online will be honored the same price for a room upgrade at Hard Rock Hotel.
  4. Suite life.
    • Bowling alleys, plunge pools, secret vaults with provocative trappings, iridescent-tiled hot tubs and amazing views of the Strip are just some of the key characteristics offered inside Hard Rock Hotel’s suites. Choose from Paradise Penthouse, Provocateur Suite, Altered States Ultra Lounge, Penthouse Real World Suite and more to live and party like a true rock star in Las Vegas.
  5. Get pampered at the spa.
    • Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon is offering guests pre- and post-show Rascal Flatts-themed treatments. Whether it’s “I Melt” ($135), a body scrub, Vichy shower and body moisturizer application, or “Take Me There” ($205), a Swedish massage with a hydrating facial, patrons will leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and ready for a night full of entertainment.
  6. $4 million worth of memorabilia.
    • Perfect for music or history fanatics, Hard Rock Hotel showcases more than $4 million worth of rare memorabilia around the property. Guests can see clothing, instruments and collectibles displayed in carefully hand-crafted cases from some of the biggest musical icons such as The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Guns N’ Roses, CeeLo Green, Imagine Dragons and many more.
  7. Get a Backstage Pass.
    • Earn rockin’ rewards for every dollar spent on and off the casino floor. Based on the tier, certain Backstage Pass Rewards Club Members will receive priority entry at property hotspots such as The Joint, Body English Nightclub and all restaurants.

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Tickets to the residency start at $39.50 (plus applicable service fees) and can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, online at www.axs.com/rascalflattsvegas or by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX. For VIP ticket packages including premium seating options, please contact jointvip@hrhvegas.com. For groups of 12 or more, please contact darnson@hrhvegas.com or call 702.693.4017.

 

For more information on the property or to book a reservation, please visit www.hardrockhotel.com or call 702.693.5555.

 

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, Guns N’ Roses and KISS 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 HRH All-Suite 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; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing the world-famous pool party REHAB; 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 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 hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About The Joint

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination. The Joint features seven luxury suites, a VIP studio level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort. It has received numerous accolades including “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the Pollstar Awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best awards, “Best Rock Residency Program” by Las Vegas Weekly, “Best Concert Venue” by Las Vegas Review-Journal and more. The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and groundbreaking artists including Paul McCartney, the Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Nine Inch Nails, The Who, Imagine Dragons, Prince, Arcade Fire, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue has been home to successful residencies with Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, KISS and Tiesto. In 2015, it will add two new residencies when it hosts Rascal Flatts in February and Journey in April. Follow The Joint on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

Lady Antebellum Dines at LAVO

Country music trio Lady Antebellum was spotted dining at LAVO Italian Restaurant on Tuesday evening after winning Artist of the Year for Duos/Groups and Single of the Year at the 2013 American Country Awards. Joined by friends and spouses, they celebrated their achievements over Italian specialties including LAVO’s one pound Kobe Meatball with whipped fresh ricotta, Grilled Branzino Siciliano and a variety of brick oven pizzas. They also took the time to pose for photos with adoring fans.

Video: 2013 American Country Awards – Danica Patrick & Trace Adkins

Video: 2013 American Country Awards – Danica Patrick & Trace Adkins

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ~ Entertainment Listings

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino ~ Entertainment Listings 

MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER

AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS (ACA)
Multi-platinum recording artist Trace Adkins and NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick will co-host the fourth annual American County Awards, airing live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center Tuesday, Dec. 10 on FOX. This is Adkins’ fourth time serving as host of the annual awards show, which gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite singers and musicians in categories such as artists, albums, singles, videos and touring, encompassing the entire spectrum of country music.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 10
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $39.75, $71.25 and $160.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

JAY-Z
Jay-Z will bring the Magna Carter World Tour to the Mandalay Bay Events Center December 13 – 14. The 17-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist recently released Magna Carta… Holy Grail, which was certified double-platinum by The Recording Industry Association of America, and wrapped the sold-out Legends Of The Summer Tour with Justin Timberlake. Magna Carta… Holy Grail is Jay-Z’s 13th album to debut at No. 1.

Dates: December 13 – 14
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $79.50, $99.50 and $150 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

MAROON 5
GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Maroon 5 will ring in 2014 with two special New Year’s shows at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Monday, Dec. 30 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. Special guests A Great Big World and Rozzi Crane are scheduled to open both shows. Maroon 5 released its fourth studio album Overexposed in the summer of 2012. The release is a rich, pop-infused collection that Rolling Stone referred to as “their best yet,” and People Magazine called “sweet soul kissed pop.” Overexposed features several chart-topping singles including “Payphone,” “One More Night,” “Daylight” and “Love Somebody.”

Dates: December 30 – 31
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $124.50, $174.50 and $224.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

LADY ANTEBELLUM
Seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum will bring its Take Me Downtown Tour 2014 to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, March 21. Since the group’s inception in 2006, Lady Antebellum has won the “Vocal Group of the Year” honor from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Association of Country Music (ACM) three consecutive times and sold more than 11 million albums worldwide. Joining Lady Antebellum will be Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves.

Date: Friday, March 21
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $47.50 and $87.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

MICHAEL JACKSON ONE THEATRE

MICHAEL JACKSON ONE BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Michael Jackson ONE is a state-of-the-art visual and audio experience creating a theatrical evocation of Jackson’s creative genius. Guided and inspired by his music, four misfits set out on a transformative adventure. By journey’s end, they will personify the King of Pop’s agility, courage, playfulness and love.

Dates: Saturday – Wednesday
Dark: Thursday – Friday
Times: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Shows: Friday, Dec. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Note: New Year’s Eve performances Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Theatre box office, online at cirquedusoleil.com/one or mandalaybay.com, or by calling (855) 927-5262 or
(702) 590-7760.

HOUSE OF BLUES

CARLOS SANTANA
In 2012 legendary musician Carlos Santana began a two-year run of his unique performances – “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” – in the specially re-configured House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. Santana returns for performances this fall:

Dates: January 22, 24 – 26, 29 – 31; Saturday, Feb. 1
Time: All shows will begin at 7 p.m.
Prices: $99, $119, $129 and $154 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet, the House of Blues Box Office and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com, ticketmaster.com or santana.com.

HOUSE OF BLUES CONCERT CALENDAR
All tickets are subject to additional facility fee and service charges. Some restrictions may apply to select shows. Tickets can be purchased at the House of Blues Box Office , online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at (877) 632-7400 or (702) 632-7600. House of Blues offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week and opens at 8 a.m. Contact the House of Blues box office at (702) 632-7600 for additional information.

DATE/DOORS OPEN ACT PRICES STARTING AT

December 9 at 9 p.m. Chris Young $29.50 (must be 18 years of age)

December 14 at 7 p.m. Third Eye Blind $31 (must be 18 years of age)

December 30 at 8 p.m. The Dan Band $30 (must be 18 years of age)

January 17 at 8 p.m. Amon Amarth with Enslaved and $23.50 (must be 18 years of age)
Skeletonwitch

January 18 at 5 p.m. Falling In Reverse with Escape the Fate, $22
Chelsea Grin and Survive This

HOUSE OF BLUES – WEEKLY EVENTS

Locals 1.2.3 Program: Attention local concert fans – House of Blues offers the Locals 1.2.3 Program! By presenting a valid ID at the box office prior to the day of the concert, Nevadans receive concert tickets with no service fees (valid for select concerts only). Additionally, locals receive a 20% discount (food items only) when dining at Crossroads at House of Blues Restaurant.

Monday: Live Soul Music from R N R. The music begins at 9 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Tuesday: Swingin’ Tuesdays with live swing band and dancing. Music begins at 9 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Wednesday: Nothing But the Blues featuring an evening of live blues music in an up-close, intimate setting inside the popular courtyard. Music begins at 8 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Thursday: “Loop” artist Phil Stendek performs. Music begins at 8 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Friday: Rockstar Karaoke puts the guest center stage with a full band providing the rhythm, guitar and backing vocals while guests belt out their favorite songs from a list of 200 Rockstar Karaoke mega-hits. Music begins at 10 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Saturday: The band Singles plays your favorite music from the ‘90s. Music begins at 9 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Sunday: Kirk Franklin Presents Gospel Brunch at House of Blues featuring a delicious All-You-Can-Eat Southern-Style Buffet with carved turkey, prime rib, omelet bar, waffles, salads, fried chicken, desserts and more. Live Gospel Entertainment takes place from
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prices are $50 for adults and $27 for children 11 years of age and under.

Rock, Rhythm, Blues & Soul – The talented PJ Barth and his trio entertain the Sunday night crowd. Music begins at 8 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

NIGHTLIFE

LIGHT NIGHTCLUB
LIGHT, the first-ever nightclub turned on by Cirque du Soleil, merges cutting-edge creativity with incredible music to produce a new kind of nightlife experience. Headlining DJs and performers lead the charge, coupled with exclusively built performance elements and visuals, innovative video mapping, lighting, sound and special effects, as well as avant-garde costumes and unique choreography imagined by Cirque du Soleil.

Designed as an experience to play with the senses, LIGHT offers far more than the traditional nightclub. Upon arriving at LIGHT, guests enter the realm of the unknown as everyone in the club is part of the show. The chic, fashion-forward 38,000-square-foot venue features state-of-the-art production, theatrics, and world-renowned DJs and performers. LIGHT turns on a new kind of passion and creativity, redefining a “night out” and creating a unique, memorable event each night. Featured and resident DJs include Skrillex, Alesso, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, Baauer and Nicky Romero, among others.

Dates: Wednesday; Friday and Saturday
Hours: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges will apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call 702-588-5656 for more information

BLOW OUT WEDNESDAYS
The middle of the week gives new meaning to the nightlife industry with LIGHT’s recently launched Blow Out Wednesdays. Every Wednesday, guests will be treated to unbelievable performances by Cirque du Soleil and world-renowned DJs including Skrillex, Alesso, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell and Zedd, among others.

EYECANDY SOUND LOUNGE & BAR
Located in the center of Mandalay Bay’s casino floor, eyecandy sound lounge & bar features an inviting atmosphere, chic design and plush seating. A contemporary twist on the typical Las Vegas lounge, eyecandy combines revolutionary sound stations, intricate lighting design and a dance floor with an ever-changing landscape to form a one-of-a-kind sensory experience. This setting offers an exclusive getaway just steps from the casino floor.

Dates: Daily
Hours: eyecandy bar: Opens at 11 a.m.
eyecandy sound lounge: Opens at 6 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 632-7985 for more information

miX LOUNGE
Located atop THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, this hotspot is one of the most stylishly hip lounges in the city. The lounge presents stellar cocktail concoctions, an innovative bar menu and a seductive blend of music spun by savvy DJs while guests are surrounded by breathtaking views of The Strip.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Opens at 5 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 576-1551 for more information

FOUNDATION ROOM
Located on the 43rd floor of Mandalay Bay and showcasing the best view of the Las Vegas Strip, Foundation Room provides world-class dining and an unparalleled nightlife experience.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Lounge Hours: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Dining Room Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 632-7614 for more information
Note: Foundation Room has a membership program with exclusive benefits. To learn more about the services included in a Foundation Room membership or to schedule a personal tour, call (702) 632-4775.

MIZUYA LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing nightly with complimentary admission.

Act: Phoenix
Dates/Times: December 1; 25 – 27: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
December 31: 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Act: The Limit
Dates/Times: December 2 – 4: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
December 15: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: Brad Duvall and The Wild West Show
Dates/Time: December 5 – 7; 11: 9:30 p.m. to 2:45 a.m.

Act: Brad Duvall and The Wild West Show featuring Cowboy Troy
Dates/Time: December 8 – 10: 9:30 p.m. to 2:45 a.m.

Act: Brad Duvall and The Wild West Show with Randy Brown
Dates/Time: December 12 – 14: 9:30 p.m. to 2:45 a.m.

Act: The Guilty Pleasures
Dates/Time: December 17; 22; 29: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: The Rebels
Dates/Times: December 18; 23 – 24; 30: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
December 31: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Act: Patty Janura
Dates/Time: December 19 – 21; 28: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

ORCHID LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing are featured Friday and Saturday nights with complimentary admission.

Act: TJ Tyler Trio
Dates/Times: December 6 – 7; 13 – 14; 20 – 21; 27 – 28: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
December 31: 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: The FAB
Date/Time: December 31: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

ATTRACTIONS

SHARK REEF AQUARIUM
Not your typical aquarium, Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is a total sensory experience designed to transport visitors to an undersea ocean of fantastic sights, sounds and encounters. See sharks, sawfish, giant rays, green sea turtles, piranhas, rare Komodo Dragons, a Giant Pacific Octopus, a Shark Ray and Golden Crocodiles in North America’s only predator-based aquarium. There are more than 2,000 animals in 1.6 million gallons of seawater including 15 species of sharks! Shark Reef Aquarium’s newest members include a rehabilitated sea turtle from the Florida Keys as well as two juvenile Komodo Dragons direct from Prague.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
(last entry is one hour prior to close)
Admission: Adults: $18; Children (5-12 years): $12; Children (4 and under): Complimentary
Annual passes can be purchased; Adults: $40; Children (5-12 years): $25; Children (4 and under): Complimentary

Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo Saddle Up For 2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

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Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo Saddle Up For 
2013 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 
Thursday, December 5 – Saturday, December 14
Rodeo-Themed Events, Live Entertainment and Food & Beverage Specials Offered Nightly
During this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, the cowboys and fans will journey to Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo for the 10-day event featuring a variety of live entertainment, food and beverage specials and rodeo-themed activities surrounding the 2013 WNFR.

 

MANDALAY BAY RESORT & CASINO
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino has partnered with Group W Productions, the producers of the annual Cowboy Marketplace, and the United States Team Roping Championships (USTRC), to create “Cowboyville” for its WNFR guests. The resort will be one of the official host hotels of the 2013 National Finals Rodeo as well as home to the U.S. Team Ropers. Special room and ticket packages are available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visiting mandalaybay.com/nfr/.

 

Cowboy Marketplace 
The Mandalay Bay Convention Center East Parking Lot will anchor the expansive Cowboy Marketplace presented by Roper Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14. Cowboy Marketplace, a Western shopping experience featuring more than 300 Western vendors, will give fans the opportunity to purchase everything from home goods to clothing. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with complimentary admission.

 

Nightly WNFR Viewing at Mizuya Lounge
A nightly live viewing party of the WNFR, hosted by trick roper Anthony Lucia, will be held inside Mizuya Lounge. Lucia will offer commentary throughout the evening’s performance which will include giveaways, drink specials and nightly autograph sessions with the USTRC cowboys.
Live complimentary entertainment will be available nightly inside Mizuya Lounge. All concerts are scheduled to begin immediately following the viewings. The lineup is as follows:

 

Thursday, Dec. 5 – Wednesday, Dec. 11:  Brad Duval & The Wild West Show
Thursday, Dec. 12 – Saturday, Dec. 14:  Randy Brown

 

American Country Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center
Multi-platinum recording artist Trace Adkins and NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick will co-host the fourth annual American County Awards, airing live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center Tuesday, Dec. 10 on FOX. This is Adkins’ fourth time serving as host of the annual awards show which gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists in categories such as artists, albums, singles, videos and touring, encompassing the entire spectrum of country music.

 

Live Entertainment at House of Blues
GRAMMY-nominated recording artist Chris Young will perform on the House of Blues main stage Monday, Dec. 9 at 9 p.m. Young, a dynamic live performer has five No. 1 singles to his name and recently released his fourth album A.M., which includes his first hit single from the record “Aw Naw.”

 

Additional entertainment will be hosted by House of Blues throughout the 10 days. More information and tickets are available at houseofblues.com.y

 

MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO

 

Cowboy up and head to the Rodeo Corral at The Pub at Monte Carlo during the 2013 Wrangler NFR!  Guests can enjoy rodeo-themed menus at The Pub, The Café and The Buffet; drink specials; live rodeo feeds; and live entertainment daily at the resort. Special room and ticket packages are available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visiting montecarlo.com/nfr.

 

Monte Carlo is home to this year’s WNFR Bareback Riding contestants featuring two-time and reigning Bareback Riding World Champion Kaycee Field. Additional Team Monte Carlo NFR athletes include Ryan Gray, Steven Dent, Jessy Davis, Clint Cannon, Jared Smith, Tyler Corrington and Chet Johnson.

 

The Rodeo Corral at The Pub
To kick off the 2013 National Finals Rodeo, Monte Carlo will host a pre-rodeo party Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Team Monte Carlo riders will be available for autographs, pictures and meet and greets while guests can enjoy line dancing, karaoke and giveaways.

 

All 10 rodeo performances will be broadcast live nightly at The Pub at Monte Carlo as well as inside the Race & Sports Book. Live entertainment and giveaways will be offered before and after the events with the schedule as follows:

 

Thursday, Dec. 5 – Saturday, Dec. 14
Line Dancing from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

 

Thursday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 8 – Thursday, Dec. 12
Karaoke with DJ Kirk from 9 p.m. to midnight
Team Monte Carlo Rider Meet & Greets from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

 

Friday, Dec. 6 – Saturday, Dec. 7 and Friday, Dec. 13 – Saturday, Dec. 14 
Country music group Gold Rush Country from 9 p.m. to midnight

Mandalay Bay Resort ~ Entertainment Listings for November

Mandalay Bay Resort ~ Entertainment Listings for November 

MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER

SELENA GOMEZ
World-renowned singer and actress Selena Gomez will perform at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, Nov. 9. Earlier this year, Gomez premiered the single “Come & Get It” and made her debut television performance of the song at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards. Gomez has sold more than 10 million singles in the U.S., including three No. 1 Billboard Dance Singles – “A Year Without Rain,” “Who Says” and “Love You Like A Love Song.”

Date: Saturday, Nov. 9
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $30.50, $40.50, $45.50 and $65.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

14TH ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS
The Latin GRAMMY Awards return to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Thursday, Nov. 21, and air live in the United States on the UNIVISION Network from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT. This marks the sixth time that Latin music’s most prestigious awards show will take place in Las Vegas. Nominees include Marc Anthony, Pablo Alborán, Wisin y Yandel and Buika, among others.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 21
Time: Doors open at 3:30 p.m.; Show begins at 5 p.m. PST
Prices: $50, $125, $175, $325, $450 and $600 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FINALE: TEAM ROUSEY vs. TEAM TATE
The 18th edition of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) long-running reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter,” will culminate in a live finale at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, Nov. 30. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and No. 1 title contender Miesha Tate serve as coaches in the first-ever season to feature women as coaches and cast members. In “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate,” 16 men and 16 women bantamweight (135 lbs.) fighters competed in the most challenging sports tournament on television. “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate” airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on FOX Sports 1.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 30
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3:30 p.m.
Prices: $50, $75, $125 and $175 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS
Multi-platinum recording artist Trace Adkins and NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick will co-host the fourth annual American County Awards, airing live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center Tuesday, Dec. 10 on FOX. This is Adkins’ fourth time serving as a host of the annual awards show, which gives fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists in categories such as artists, albums, singles, videos and touring, encompassing the entire spectrum of country music.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 10
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $39.75, $71.25 and $160.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

JAY-Z
Jay-Z will bring the Magna Carter World Tour to the Mandalay Bay Events Center December 13 – 14. The 17-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist recently released Magna Carta… Holy Grail, which was certified double-platinum by The Recording Industry Association of America, and wrapped the sold-out Legends Of The Summer Tour with Justin Timberlake. Magna Carta… Holy Grail is Jay-Z’s 13th album to debut at No. 1.

Dates: December 13 – 14
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $79.50, $99.50 and $150 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

LADY ANTEBELLUM
Seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum will bring its Take Me Downtown Tour 2014 to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, March 21. Since the group’s inception in 2006, Lady Antebellum has won the “Vocal Group of the Year” honor from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Association of Country Music (ACM) three consecutive times and sold more than 11 million albums worldwide. Joining Lady Antebellum will be Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves. Moore, a platinum-selling artist, recently released his No. 1 hit “Hey Pretty Girl,” which followed two consecutive No. 1 songs off his debut album Up All Night. Musgraves released her debut album Same Trailer Different Park, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums, this past spring.

Date: Friday, March 21, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $47.50 and $87.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.

MICHAEL JACKSON ONE THEATRE

MICHAEL JACKSON ONE BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Michael Jackson ONE is a state-of-the-art visual and audio experience creating a theatrical evocation of Jackson’s creative genius. Guided and inspired by his music, four misfits set out on a transformative adventure. By journey’s end, they will personify the King of Pop’s agility, courage, playfulness and love.

Dates: Saturday – Wednesday
Dark: Thursday – Friday
Times: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Mandalay Bay Theatre box office, online at cirquedusoleil.com or mandalaybay.com, or by calling (855) 927-5262 or (702) 590-7760.

HOUSE OF BLUES

CARLOS SANTANA
In 2012 legendary musician Carlos Santana began a two-year run of his unique performances – “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” – in the specially re-configured House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. Santana returns for performances this fall:

Dates: November 6, 8 – 10, 13, 15 – 17; January 22, 24 – 26, 29 – 31; Saturday, Feb. 1
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $99, $119, $129 and $154 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet, the House of Blues Box Office and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com, ticketmaster.com or santana.com.

HOUSE OF BLUES CONCERT CALENDAR
All tickets are subject to additional facility fee and service charges. Some restrictions may apply to select shows. Tickets can be purchased at the House of Blues Box Office, online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at (877) 632-7400 or (702) 632-7600. House of Blues offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week and opens at 8 a.m. Contact the House of Blues box office at (702) 632-7600 for additional information.

DATE/DOORS OPEN ACT PRICES STARTING AT

November 1 at 7:30 p.m. Gov’t Mule $25 (must be 18 years of age)

November 7 at 7 p.m. Lee Brice $26 (must be 18 years of age)

November 23 at 7 p.m. Pennywise $25 (must be 18 years of age)

November 30 at 6:30 p.m. Suicidal Tendencies $25 (must be 18 years of age)

December 9 at 9 p.m. Chris Young $29.50 (must be 18 years of age)

December 14 at 7 p.m. Third Eye Blind $31 (must be 18 years of age)

December 30 at 8 p.m. The Dan Band $30 (must be 18 years of age)

HOUSE OF BLUES – WEEKLY EVENTS

Locals 1.2.3 Program: Attention local concert fans – House of Blues offers the Locals 1.2.3 Program! By presenting a valid ID at the box office prior to the day of the concert, Nevadans receive concert tickets with no service fees (valid for select concerts only). Additionally, locals receive a 20% discount (food items only) when dining at Crossroads at House of Blues Restaurant.

Mondays: Live Soul Music from R N R. The music begins at 9 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Tuesdays: Swingin’ Tuesdays with live swing band and dancing. Music begins at 9 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Wednesdays: Nothing But the Blues – Featuring an evening of live blues music in an up-close, intimate setting inside the popular courtyard. Music begins at 8 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Thursdays: “Loop” artist Phil Stendek performs. Music begins at 8 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Fridays: Rockstar Karaoke puts the guest center stage with a full band providing the rhythm, guitar and backing vocals while guests belt out their favorite songs from a list of 200 Rockstar Karaoke mega-hits. Music begins at 10 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Saturdays: The band Singles plays your favorite music from the ‘90s. Music begins at 9 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

Sundays: Kirk Franklin Presents Gospel Brunch at House of Blues featuring a delicious All-You-Can-Eat Southern-Style Buffet with carved turkey, prime rib, omelet bar, waffles, salads, fried chicken, desserts and more. Live Gospel Entertainment takes place from
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Prices are $50 for adults and $27 for children 11 years of age and under.

Rock, Rhythm, Blues & Soul – The talented PJ Barth and his trio entertain the Sunday night crowd. Music begins at 8 p.m. Complimentary admission for all ages.

NIGHTLIFE

LIGHT
LIGHT, the first-ever nightclub turned on by Cirque du Soleil, merges cutting-edge creativity with incredible music to produce a new kind of nightlife experience. Headlining DJs and performers lead the charge, coupled with exclusively built performance elements and visuals, innovative video mapping, lighting, sound and special effects, as well as avant-garde costumes and unique choreography imagined by Cirque du Soleil.

Designed as an experience to play with the senses, LIGHT offers far more than the traditional nightclub. Upon arriving at LIGHT, guests enter the realm of the unknown as everyone in the club is part of the show. The chic, fashion-forward 38,000-square-foot venue featuring state-of-the-art production, theatrics, and world-renowned DJs and performers turns on a new kind of passion and creativity, redefining a “night out” and creating a unique, memorable event each night. Featured and resident DJs include Skrillex, Alesso, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell, Baauer and Nicky Romero, among others.

Dates: Friday and Saturday
Hours: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges will apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call 702-588-5656 for more information

BLOW OUT WEDNESDAYS
The middle of the week gives new meaning to the nightlife industry with LIGHT’s recently launched Blow Out Wednesdays. Every Wednesday, guests will be treated to unbelievable performances by Cirque du Soleil and world-renowned DJs including Skrillex, Alesso, Sebastian Ingrosso, Axwell and Zedd, among others.

EYECANDY SOUND LOUNGE & BAR
Located in the center of Mandalay Bay’s casino floor, eyecandy sound lounge & bar features an inviting atmosphere, chic design and plush seating. A contemporary twist on the typical Las Vegas lounge, eyecandy combines revolutionary sound stations, intricate lighting design and a dance floor with an ever-changing landscape to form a one-of-a-kind sensory experience. This setting offers an exclusive getaway, just steps from the casino floor.

Dates: Daily
Hours: eyecandy bar: Opens at 11 a.m.
eyecandy sound lounge: Opens at 6 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 632-7985 for more information

miX LOUNGE
Located atop THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, this hotspot is one of the most stylishly hip lounges in the city. The lounge presents stellar cocktail concoctions, an innovative bar menu and a seductive blend of music spun by savvy DJs while guests are surrounded by breathtaking views of The Strip.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Opens at 5 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 576-1551 for more information

FOUNDATION ROOM
Located on the 43rd floor of Mandalay Bay and showcasing the best view of the Las Vegas Strip, Foundation Room provides world-class dining and an unparalleled nightlife experience.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Lounge Hours: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Dining Room Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 632-7614 for more information
Note: Foundation Room has a membership program with exclusive benefits. To learn more about the services included in a Foundation Room membership or to schedule a personal tour, call (702) 632-4775.

MIZUYA LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing nightly. Admission is complimentary.

Act: Phoenix
Dates: November 1 – 2; 7; 14 – 16; 23; 28 – 30
Time: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: The Limit
Dates: November 3 – 4; 10 – 11; 17 – 18; 24 – 25
Time: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: The Guilty Pleasures
Dates: November 5 and 12
Time: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: The Rebels
Dates: November 6; 13; 19; 26 – 27
Time: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: Patty Janura
Dates: November 8 – 9; 20 – 22
Time: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

ORCHID LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing are featured Friday and Saturday nights. Admission is complimentary.

Act: TJ Tyler Trio
Dates: November 1 – 2; 8 – 9; 15 – 16; 22 – 23
Time: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

THE LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing are featured Friday and Saturday nights. Admission is complimentary.

Act: The Ali Brothers
Dates: November 1 – 2; 8 – 9
Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

ATTRACTIONS

SHARK REEF AQUARIUM
Not your typical aquarium, Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is a total sensory experience designed to transport visitors to an undersea ocean of fantastic sights, sounds and encounters. See sharks, sawfish, giant rays, green sea turtles, piranhas, rare Komodo Dragons, a Giant Pacific Octopus, a Shark Ray and Golden Crocodiles in North America’s only predator-based aquarium. There are more than 2,000 animals in 1.6 million gallons of seawater including 15 species of sharks! Shark Reef Aquarium’s newest members include a rehabilitated sea turtle from the Florida Keys as well as two juvenile Komodo Dragons direct from Prague.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
(last entry is one hour prior to close)
Admission: Adults: $18; Children (5-12 years): $12; Children (4 and under): Complimentary
Annual passes can be purchased; Adults: $40; Children (5-12 years): $25; Children (4 and under): Complimentary
***Nevada Resident Discount: present valid I.D. at the box office and receive a discounted admission price.
Contact: For more information, call (702) 632-4555 or visit mandalaybay.com or sharkreef.com.

MANDALAY BAY Resort ~ Entertainment and Nightlife Listing

MANDALAY BAY

MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER

AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS
The third-annual American Country Awards offers country music fans the opportunity to vote for their favorite artists not only in traditional categories, but also in a previously unrecognized area – touring – encompassing the entire spectrum of country music. Hosted by Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth, the event also will feature appearances by Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Casey James, LeAnn Rimes, Lee Brice, Jana Kramer, Dustin Lynch and Chris Young. Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Little Big Town are set to perform.

Date: Monday, Dec. 10
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $134.25 and $39.75 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

MAROON 5
Following the release of its bestselling new album, Overexposed, GRAMMY Award-winning recording artist Maroon 5 will perform two special New Year’s weekend shows at the Mandalay Bay Events Center December 29 – 30. Maroon 5 will then return to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, March 16 as part of their 2013 North American tour. Overexposed features a series of chart-topping singles including “Payphone,” which went to No. 1 on both the Top 40 and Hot AC charts, and “One More Night,” which has been at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks.

Date: December 29 – 30; Saturday, March 16
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $69.50 and $39.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com

P!NK
GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter and pop culture icon P!nk will take over the Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, Feb. 15, marking the second stop on The Truth About Love Tour presented by COVERGIRL. P!nk, known worldwide as one of the most captivating live performers of her generation, will tour North America in support of her new album The Truth About Love. Since her debut in 2000, she has sold more than 40 million albums, 65 million singles, nearly 20 million digital tracks, more than one million DVDs and has had 12 singles in the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

Date: Friday, Feb. 15
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $139.50, $89.50 and $59.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD
Superstar Carrie Underwood will continue her critically acclaimed Blown Away Tour in 2013 including a stop at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, March 2. Blown Away debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart and on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart. The album’s first two singles, “Good Girl” and “Blown Away,” both also reached No. 1. A donation of $1 from each ticket sold on the North American leg of the Blown Away Tour will support Red Cross disaster relief.

Date: Saturday, March 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $66, $56 and $46 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com

MUSE
Since 1994, Muse has released five studio albums, selling more than 15 million albums worldwide. The group, Matt Bellamy, Dominic Howard and Chris Wolstenholme, comes to the Mandalay Bay Events Center shortly after releasing its sixth album The 2nd Law. Muse’s previous album The Resistance reached No. 1 in 19 countries worldwide and won numerous awards including a Best Rock Album GRAMMY Award. In July, Muse’s song “Survival” was used as the official song of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Date: Sunday, March 17
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $69, $49.50 and $39.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com

RIHANNA
Multi-platinum and GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Rihanna will bring her RIHANNA DIAMONDS WORLD TOUR to the Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, April 12. As the recipient of six GRAMMY Awards, Rihanna has sold more than 37 million albums and 146 million digital tracks worldwide, and currently holds the record for top-selling digital artist of all-time. Rihanna’s impressive catalogue of hits features 11 No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 including “We Found Love,” and 18 No. 1 singles on the Billboard Dance Club Song Charts.

Date: Friday, April 12
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $175, $125, $75 and $50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com

ONE DIRECTION
The English-Irish boy band One Direction will perform at Mandalay Bay Events Center August 2 – 3 as part of its
2013 World Tour. One Direction was formed after its five members competed in the seventh season of the British television competition “The X Factor.” The group’s two albums Up All Night and Take Me Home, released in 2011 and 2012 respectively, broke several records, topped the charts and generated the singles “What Makes You Beautiful” and “Live While We’re Young.”

Date: August 2 – 3
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50 and $49.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com

HOUSE OF BLUES

CARLOS SANTANA
Legendary musician Carlos Santana recently began a two-year run of his unique performances – “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live – Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” – in the specially re-configured House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. The two-year residency resumes this month, playing through 2013.

Dates: January 19 – 20; 23; 25 – 27; 30; February 1 – 2;
May 1; 3 – 5; 8; 10 – 12; 22; 24 – 26; 29; 31; June 1 – 2
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $154, $129, $119 and $99 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any Mandalay Bay box office outlet, the House of Blues Box Office and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mandalaybay.com, www.ticketmaster.com or Santana.com.

HOUSE OF BLUES CONCERT CALENDAR
All tickets are subject to additional facility fee and service charges. Some restrictions may apply to select shows. Tickets can be purchased at the House of Blues Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (877) 632-7400 or (702) 632-7600. House of Blues offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week and opens at 8 a.m. Contact the House of Blues Box Office at (702) 632-7600 for additional information.

DATE/DOORS OPEN ACT PRICES STARTING AT

December 1 – 11 p.m. Steel Panther $20 (must be 18 years of age)

December 5 – 8 p.m. ZZ Top $89.50 (must be 21 years of age)

December 6 – 7:30 p.m. Megadeth $39.50 (must be 18 years of age)

December 7 – 8 p.m. ZZ Top $89.50 (must be 21 years of age)

December 8 – 9:30 p.m. Rodney Atkins $25.50 (must be 18 years of age)

December 10 – 9 p.m. American Country Awards Official After Party $15 (must be 21 years of age)
with Florida Georgia Line

December 12 – 6 p.m. Lamb of God with Hellyeah and 21 Strong $37

December 14 – 8 p.m. Gloria Trevi $39.50 (must be 18 years of age)

December 15 – 8 p.m. The Tragically Hip $33 (must be 21 years of age)

December 20 – 5 p.m. Social Distortion with Sean Wheeler and $30
Zander Schloss

December 21 – 5 p.m. Social Distortion with Caddilac Tramps $30

December 22 – 8 p.m. Social Distortion with Old Man Markley $30 (must be 18 years of age)

December 29 – 11 p.m. Steel Panther $20 (must be 18 years of age)

December 31 – 9 p.m. Gary Allan $79.50 (must be 21 years of age)

January 11 – 5 p.m. The Used with We Came as Romans, $89.50 (must be 18 years of age)
Crown The Empire and Mindflow

 

HOUSE OF BLUES – WEEKLY LATE-NIGHT EVENTS

Locals 1.2.3 Program: Attention local concert fans – House of Blues now offers the Locals 1.2.3 Program! By presenting ID at the box office prior to the day of the concert, Nevadans
receive concert tickets with no service fees (valid for select concerts only) and a Local Drink Pass voucher which caps the domestic beer price at $6. Tickets and vouchers must be presented at the door the day of the show to be honored. Additionally, locals receive a 25% discount when dining or shopping at House of Blues.

VIP Service: Coming to Vegas? Party like a rock star at House of Blues with VIP treatment! With VIP service you will receive front-of-line VIP admission, VIP seated area, VIP cocktail waitress and bottle service with mixers. VIP service is available for the late night events. VIP packages start at $200. Call (702) 632-7699 or email lvviprelations@hob.com for more details.

Wednesdays: Nothing But the Blues – Featuring an evening of live blues music in an up-close, intimate setting inside the popular courtyard in the House of Blues Restaurant.
Free admission. All ages. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Thursdays: Acoustic Strip – Vegas promoter and musician Michael Soli brings unsigned bands and solo artists to House of Blues. The night features live, original music not seen or heard anywhere else on The Strip. Free admission. All ages. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Fridays:  Rockstar Karaoke – Rockstar Karaoke puts the guest center stage with a full band providing the rhythm, guitar and backing vocals while guests belt out their favorite songs from a list of 200 Rockstar Karaoke mega-hits. No cover charge, two drink minimum. VIP packages available in advance at the Box Office. 21+  beginning at
10 p.m.

Saturdays:  Live Blues Music – Live bands performing in the Courtyard. The music begins at
9 p.m. Free admission for all ages.

Sundays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – The World Famous Gospel Brunch features an All-You-Can-Eat Southern Style Buffet, All-You-Can-Drink Bar and Live Gospel Entertainment.
$37 for adults and $17 for children 12 years of age and under. Praise the Lord and Pass the Biscuits.

Motown, Rhythm and Blues – Ronnie Rose Band entertains the Sunday night crowd beginning at 8 p.m. Free admission for all ages.

NIGHTLIFE

EYECANDY SOUND LOUNGE & BAR
Located in the center of Mandalay Bay’s casino floor, eyecandy sound lounge & bar features an inviting atmosphere, chic design and plush seating. A contemporary twist on the typical Las Vegas lounge, eyecandy combines revolutionary sound stations, intricate lighting design and a dance floor with an ever-changing landscape to form a one-of-a-kind sensory experience. This setting offers an exclusive getaway, just steps from the casino floor.

Dates: Daily
Hours: eyecandy bar: Opens at 11 a.m.
eyecandy sound lounge: Opens at 6 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 632-7985 for more information

miX LOUNGE
Located on the 64th floor of THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, this hot spot is one of the most stylishly hip lounges in the city. The lounge presents stellar cocktail concoctions, an innovative bar menu and a seductive blend of music spun by savvy DJs while surrounded by breathtaking views of The Strip.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Opens at 5 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 576-1551 for more information

FOUNDATION ROOM
Located on the 43rd floor of Mandalay Bay and showcasing the best view of the Las Vegas Strip, Foundation Room provides world-class dining and an unparalleled nightlife experience.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Lounge Hours: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Dining Room: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday – Thursday;
6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 632-7614 for more information
Note: Foundation Room has a membership program with exclusive benefits. To find out more about the services included in a Foundation Room membership or to schedule a personal tour, call (702) 632-4775.

 

LOUNGES

MIZUYA LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing nightly.

Act: Phoenix
Dates and Times: December 1; 14 – 15; 28 – 29: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
December 31: 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Act: The Limit
Dates and Times: December 2 – 3; 9 – 10; 23: 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Act: Jazz Band
Dates and Times: December 4 – 5: 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Act: Patty Janura
Dates and Times: December 4; 26 – 27: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: The Rebels
Dates and Times: December 5; 12; 24: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: Tony Marques
Dates and Times: December 6 – 7: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: Fairchild
Dates and Times: December 8 – 10: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: Vegas Twang
Dates and Times: December 11 – 12: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: Randy Brown
Dates and Times: December 13 – 15: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: The Guilty Pleasures
Dates and Times: December 31: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
December 11; 20: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Act: Riff Rafters
Dates and Times: December 25; 30: 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

ORCHID LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing.

Act: The Hipsters
Dates and Times: December 31: 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Act: TJ Tyler Trio
Dates and Times: December 31: 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

THE LOUNGE
Live entertainment and dancing are featured Friday and Saturday nights from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Act: Mark B
Dates and Times: December 1; 21 – 22: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Act: Ali Bros
Dates and Times: December 31: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
December 7 – 8; 14 – 15; 28 – 29: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Act: Dan Jones
Dates and Times: December 31: 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

ATTRACTIONS

SHARK REEF AQUARIUM
Not your typical aquarium, Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay is a total sensory experience designed to transport visitors to an undersea ocean of fantastic sights, sounds and encounters. See sharks, sawfish, giant rays, green sea turtles, piranhas, a rare Komodo Dragon, a Giant Pacific Octopus, a Shark Ray and Golden Crocodiles in North America’s only predator-based aquarium. There are more than 2,000 animals in 1.6 million gallons of seawater including 15 species of sharks!

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
(last entry is one hour prior to close)
Admission: Adults: $18; Children (5-12 years): $12; Children (4 and under): Free
Annual passes can be purchased and are valid for one year from purchase date;
Adults: $40; Children (5-12 years): $25; Children (4 and under): Free
***Nevada Resident Discount: present valid I.D. at the box office and receive a discounted admission price.
Contact: For more information, call (702) 632-4555 or visit www.mandalaybay.com or www.sharkreef.com.

***Guests can choose three attractions from five venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at participating MGM Resorts International box offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling (866) 606-7111.