Super Summer Bash Starring Boy George Comes to Orleans Arena Aug. 25

Super Summer Bash Starring Boy George Comes to Orleans Arena Aug. 25
Tickets will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. on June 16


Celebrate summer at 96.3 KKLZ’s Super Summer Bash starring iconic singer-songwriter Boy George at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25 at the Orleans Arena. The event will be hosted by Mike O’Brian and Carla Rea from “The KKLZ Morning Show” and will feature classic hits that audiences can sing along to from top artists of the ‘70s and ‘80s.

The event lineup features The Romantics, Tiffany, Tommy Tutone, Nu Shooz and original members of When in Rome U.K., Farrington and Mann.


Pre-sale tickets are available for members of the KKLZ VIP Club with an exclusive pre-sale code beginning Wednesday, June 14 at 10 a.m.

General admission tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 16 and are available from $39. Tickets can be purchased at, or by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000.

Orleans Arena
4500 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower Donates $1,000 to Local Nonprofit at Celebrity Happy Hour Event

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Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower Donates $1,000 to Local Nonprofit at Celebrity Happy Hour Event

The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower presents a $1,000 donation to the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth during the property’s Celebrity Happy Hour event at McCall’s Heartland Grill on Thursday, April 2, 2015.  KKLZ 96.3 radio host Carla Rea hosted the event at McCall’s new Whiskey Bar.  The Stratosphere is inviting the public to upcoming Celebrity Happy Hours on April 9, April 16 and April 23, 2015 from 6 – 8 p.m., with radio hosts Dayna Roselli, Lynn Briggs and Steph Mackenzie.  Each host’s chosen charity will receive a $1,000 donation on behalf of the Stratosphere. Additional information.

L to R Cassandra Subject, Melissa Jacobowitz, Lanette Rivera and Arash Ghafoori, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth; Carla Rea, KKLZ 96.3; Todd Ford, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower.

L to R Cassandra Subject, Melissa Jacobowitz, Lanette Rivera and Arash Ghafoori, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth; Carla Rea, KKLZ 96.3; Todd Ford, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower.

Celebrity Happy Hours at McCall’s Heartland Grill to Benefit Local Charities

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McCall’s Heartland Grill Unveils New Whiskey Bar With 

Celebrity Happy Hours Benefiting Local Charities


There’s nothing like celebrating a special event with good friends, good drinks, a little food and a few celebrities. 

This April, McCall’s Heartland Grill at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower will debut The Whiskey Bar.  The bar is stocked with a generous selection featuring some of the best American made bourbons and whiskeys, providing one of the Las Vegas Strip’s best selections of flavors, ingredients, blends and tastes. Whiskey has quickly become the drink of choice at dining establishments and celebratory events across the country.  In addition to the vast selection, McCall’s wants to provide an approachable and comfortable atmosphere in which to experience and enjoy one of the world’s best known drinks.

To help kick things off, McCall’s Heartland Grill is planning a series of Celebrity Happy Hours. We’ve invited some of the Valley’s best known radio hosts to come join in on the fun! 

Each Celebrity Happy Hour will feature a radio host “host” who will mix and mingle with the crowd from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Whiskey Bar at McCall’s Heartland Grill. Each event is open to the public and will feature several whiskey drink and food specials. 

The Stratosphere, known for its recent “Take Vegas Back” campaign, is also revealing its “Give Vegas Back” effort as it supports several nonprofit organizations in the community. For their part in our Celebrity Happy Hour events, the Stratosphere will make a $1,000 donation on behalf of each radio host to the nonprofit organization of their choice. 

Celebrity Happy Hours:

April 2, 2015 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Carla Rea, is co-host of the 96.3 KKLZ Morning Show, with Mike O’Brian and Carla Rea. Carla is supporting the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.

April 9, 2015 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dayna Roselli, host of “Carlos and Dayna in the Morning” on NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT. Dayna is supporting the Nevada SPCA.

April 16, 2015 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lynn Briggs is Midday host for Old School 105.7. Lynn is supporting JDRF.

April 23, 2015 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Steph Mackenzie is co-host of  “Foxx and Mackenzie” on 97.1 The Point; Steph is supporting Walk with the Heart of a Child.

The Whiskey Bar at McCall’s Heartland Grill will offer a number of brands:

Kentucky Bourbon

  •      Angel’s Envy
  •      Baker’s – Small Batch
  •      Basil Hayden’s – Small Batch
  •      Blanton’s Single Barrel
  •      Booker’s – Small Batch
  •      Buffalo Trace
  •      Bulleit
  •      Elijah Craig – 12 Year Small Batch
  •      Four Roses Yellow Label 80°
  •      Four Roses Small Batch 90°
  •      Jim Beam
  •      Jim Beam Devil’s Cut
  •      Knob Creek – Small Batch
  •      Maker’s Mark – Small Batch
  •      Wild Turkey 101
  •      Woodford Reserve – Small Batch
  •      Tennessee Whiskey
  •      Jack Daniel’s #8
  •      Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel
  •      Gentleman Jack

Rye Whiskey

  •       Jim Beam Rye
  •       White Whiskey
  •       Jim Beam Jacob’s Ghost 80 proof
  •       Buffalo Trace White Dog Mash
  •       Kentucky Moonshine
  •       Stillhouse
  •       South Carolina Moonshine
  •       Firefly

Canadian Whisky

  •       Crown Royal
  •       Crown Royal Reserve

Irish Whiskey

  •        Jameson

Blended Scotch Whisky

  •        Chivas 12
  •        Johnny Walker Black
  •        Johnny Walker Platinum
  •        Johnny Walker Blue

Single Malt Scotch Whisky

  •        Glenlivet 12
  •        Glenlivet Nadurra 16
  •        Glenlivet 18


The signature drink of The Whiskey Bar is the Midnight McCall’s.  A blend of muddled blackberries, fresh mint, Pama® pomegranate liqueur, simple syrup, Cointreau® and Knob Creek® Whiskey.


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Photo credit: Francis & Francis Photography

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About Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower:  Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower shops, an original production show, PIN UP™ featuring Claire Sinclair as well as MJ LIVE, the world’s most successful Michael Jackson tribute show. Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAY™ program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie’s locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit, call 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937).


Divas Who Dine: Early Bird Pricing Until June 1!

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The Center is proud to present Divas Who Dine on Saturday, June 22, in partnership with Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Musical, showing at The Venetian for a limited-engagement June 18 – August 18.
Guest-hosted by local personality Carla Rea of KKLZ, the event will include dinner in The Center’s new event hall, round-trip transportation to and from the show on the vibrant Priscilla-themed deuce bus, and an after party at Drink & Drag with members of the Priscilla cast!
We’ll also give away a room stay at The Venetian with a dinner for two at Rockhouse, plus much more – so what’re you waiting for? Purchase your Divas Who Dine package now and join us for an unforgettable evening supporting The Center!
Full event with Rear Parterre Seating at show: $220
Full event with Diva Seating at show: $250
You must be 21 or older to attend this event.
To purchase your early bird packages now, visit