Empire of the Sun Joins The 2016 Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival Lineup





Limited number of tickets are available at LifeisBeautiful.com



Adding to the impressive 2016 artist lineup, Life is Beautiful Music and Art Festival has revealed electronic dance music artist Empire of the Sun will perform during the three-day festival, scheduled to return to Downtown Las Vegas Sept. 23 – 25.


The electronic pioneers have been taking the world by storm with performances in multiple countries and more than 80 cities since 2014. Empire of the Sun reached Multi-Platinum with global singles Alive, We Are The People and Walking On A Dream in addition to selling more than two million copies of Walking On A Dream and Ice On The Dune.


The Full 2016 Lineup Includes:

Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Major Lazer, The Lumineers, G-Eazy, The Shins, Flume, Empire of the Sun, Bassnectar, Jane’s Addiction, Leon Bridges, Chromeo, Young The Giant, Jimmy Eat World, Die Antwoord, Tegan and Sara, ZHU, Third Eye Blind, Duke Dumont, Dirty Heads, Bloc Party, Galantis, The Temper Trap, Crystal Castles, Kehlani, KONGOS, Excision, City and Colour, Snakeships, AlunaGeorge, The Naked & Famous, Gramatik, Banks and Steelz, Bob Moses, Seven Lions, Atlas Genius, Keys N Krates, Warpaint, Band of Skulls, Kaytranada, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Snails, Iration, Kamasi Washington, Raury, Oh Wonder, The Wombats, Pete Yorn, The Strumbellas, Bomba Estéreo, The Heavy, Nothing But Thieves, Jess Glynne, Jack Garratt, Ghastly, Bishop Briggs, Mr. Carmack, Highly Suspect, LANY, Gryffin, Finish Ticket, Autograf, NF, Mija, Hey Marseilles, Lewis Del Mar, Rezz, Sir The Baptist, CID, The Shelters, Spag Heddy, Aazar, Coast Modern, Anevo, Durante, Aaron Jackson, Brumby, The Lique.


Tickets for the fourth installment of Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival are currently available at LifeisBeautiful.com. Regular General Admission 3-day tickets are available for $285; and Regular VIP 3-day tickets are available for $655.


For highlights from last year’s festival, check out the Life is Beautiful 2015 Recap video. For more information on Life is Beautiful Music & Arts Festival, please visit www.lifeisbeautiful.com.




About Life is Beautiful:

Life is Beautiful Music & Art Festival is an annual celebration where people from all walks of life (generations, orientation, race, religion, and nationality) come together and create an experience centered in music, art, taste and ideas. That gathering of people, by very nature, becomes a platform in which positivity prevails, culture and creativity thrive and transformation occurs.


Life is Beautiful launched in October 2013 featuring marquee musicians, chefs, artists and speakers. Held in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, Life is Beautiful attracted more than 100,000 attendees in 2015. For more information on the company’s projects and the latest festival news, visit www.lifeisbeautiful.com, or connect with Life is Beautiful socially at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Photos: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hosts Busy Weekend of Music, DJs and More at Vinyl and Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, Feb. 7 – Feb. 10

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was busy with a weekend of music, DJs and more at Vinyl and Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, Thursday, Feb. 7 – Sunday, Feb. 10.

Body English was open last week for its first ever BASSment Thursdays with drum, bass, electro and house producer Kill the Noise. The artist played a mix of many genres to a pumped up crowd including bass heavy metal, techno and more.

Mainstream metal band Nonpoint strapped on its guitars at Vinyl on Friday. The group played a set of heavy, thrashing music and had the crowd rocking out to their favorite songs including “In the Air Tonight,” “Alive And Kicking,” “Bullet With A Name” and more. Across the casino, Body English was turning up the noise with resident DJ Richard Beynon. The property regular hit the DJ booth while attendees grooved on the dance floor. Famed house music artist DJ Chris Garcia joined Beynon for Afterhours. The two had the club partying into the early morning hours.

On Saturday, up-and-coming American soul and rock band Vintage Trouble took the stage at Vinyl. Following, English rockers Band of Skulls played their alternative tunes to a packed house including “I Know What I Am,” “Sweet Sour,” “Death by Diamonds And Pearls” and more. Body English also had the sound blasting with house and techno music pioneer 2000 and One and popular artist DJ Stellar. The two played high-energy sets to an excited crowd as they partied the night away during Afterhours.

The weekend festivities came to an end on Sunday at Body English’s industry night with an excellent line up including the group Evitan consisting of Dres of Black Sheep and Jarobi of A Tribe Called Quest; Mikey Swift; and DJ Swift. Patrons enjoyed the night sipping on drinks and dancing as the various DJs entered the booth one by one. Spotted among the crowd was speed skater and eight-time Olympic medalist Apollo Ohno.

Next Weekend’s Events at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours:

  • MiM0SA, Brilzz and ETC!ETC! – Feb. 14
  • Richard Beynon, Chris Kennedy and MICS – Feb. 15
  • Destructo, Oliver and Claude VonStroke – Feb. 16
  • The Pharcyde – Feb. 17

Next Weekend’s Events at Vinyl:

  • Peter Love: Welcome to My Living Room – Feb. 14
  • Moksha – Feb. 15
  • Mark OToole – Feb. 16
  • Peter Love: Late Night Jam Session – Feb. 16

Nonpoint Photo Credit: Scott Harrison
Band of Skulls Photo Credit:  Karen Mandall
2000 and One, DJ Stellar and Kill The Noise Photo Credit: Carlos Larios
Evitan Photo Credit: Hew Burney

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; 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.