Cody Simpson – Sunday, June 16 at The Joint performance cancelled

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CODY SIMPSON
SUNDAY, JUNE 16 PERFORMANCE CANCELLED

 

Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, the Cody Simpson concert set for Sunday, June 16 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has been cancelled. Refunds are available at the ticketholders point-of-purchase. Ticketholders who purchased their tickets online through Ticketmaster.com will be automatically refunded.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Updated Entertainment / Nightlife Schedule

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Hard Rock Hotel & CasinoUpdated Entertainment / NIGHTLIFE Schedule

The Joint

Just added

World Series of Fighting – June 14

Cody Simpson – June 16

311 – Aug. 4

Pet Shop Boys – Oct. 11

Vinyl

Just added

Dustin J of 51Fifty – May 4

The Naughty Show – May 10 – 11

Whiskey Breath – May 26

Anuhea – Aug. 9

Updated

Empire Records, All 90’s Experience – May 4 and 25

Mark OToole – May 11, 18 and 25

Nightlife

Just added

VANITY: Monster Energy’s Official Supercross After Party with sounds by DJ Drama – May 4

Body English: Kid Capri, DJ Drama, Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and D4N13L – May 5

Body English: Richard Beynon and Lucky Date – May 11

Body English: Yousef, Pat SL, DJ Riddler and Reid Stefan – May 18

Body English: Flosstradamus and Whiiite – May 24

Body English: Juicy Vegas with Robbie Rivera and Donald Glaude – May 25

Body English: Far Too Loud – May 31

Pool

Just added

REHAB: Kid Capri, DJ Drama and resident DJs Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and DJ Wellman – May 5

REHAB: Resident DJs Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and DJ Wellman – May 12, 19 and 26

SOUNDWAVES: Stephen & Damian Marley – June 28

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

 

THE JOINT
A state-of-the-art sound system delivers an unforgettable live music experience to the intimate 4,000 capacity venue. The Joint offers seven VIP Luxury Suites and a prestigious VIP Level. A superior video system and more versatile stage enhances any production — creating an experience that surpasses all expectations and makes The Joint the most dynamic, sophisticated, and authentic venue in Las Vegas.

Shows at The Joint can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at www.hardrockhotel.com, ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000. For groups of 12 or more call 702.693.5220 or email groupsales@hrhvegas.com.

World Series of Fighting *just added* Friday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $29 On sale now
World Series of Fighting hits The Joint in Las Vegas with a stacked world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event. The evening will be headlined by a welterweight rematch between superstars Jon Fitch and Josh “The People’s Warrior” Burkman and broadcasted live on NBC Sports Network.

Cody Simpson *just added* Sunday, June 16 at 7 p.m.
(Special guests Ryan Beatty and Before You Exit)
Tickets start at $39.50 On sale now
Cody Simpson announced plans for a major North American headline tour. Supporting Simpson on all dates will be Ryan Beatty and opener Before You Exit. The 36-city “Paradise Tour” stops at The Joint on Sunday, June 16.

Cody Simpson, the 16-year-old Australian singer-songwriter, is a true pop sensation. He arrived on the scene in 2010 and quickly made a name for himself via a series of singles and videos as well as innumerable TV and concert appearances. Simpson’s debut album PARADISE arrived in October 2012. With its refreshing blend of contemporary high-energy with acoustic guitar-driven beach pop, the album confirmed Simpson as more than just a worldwide multimedia phenomenon.

Simpson’s summer tour will be heralded by the new single, “Pretty Brown Eyes.” The single precedes the arrival of his much anticipated second album, which is set for release this summer.

311 *just added* Sunday, Aug. 4 at 8 p.m.
(Special guests Cypress and G. Love & Special Sauce)
Tickets start at $59.50 On sale now
311, Cypress Hill and G Love & Special Sauce will join forces at The Joint on Sunday, August 4.

After years of incessant touring, 311 has developed a reputation as one of the most entertaining live bands in the U.S. Its celebratory live shows and hybrid sound have earned a massive grassroots following and a catalog of modern rock hits, including “Down,” “All Mixed Up,” “Amber,” “Come Original,” “Beautiful Disaster” and “Sunset in July.”

Pet Shop Boys *just added* Friday, Oct. 11 at 9 p.m.
Tickets start at $45 On sale Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m.
Pet Shop Boys bring its ‘Electric’ tour to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, October 11.

On July 16, Pet Shop Boys returns in triumphant form with its new studio album Electric, the first to appear on its own label x2 (via Kobalt Label Services). Electric features nine tracks in total – eight brand new Pet Shop Boys’ songs plus a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s “Last to Die.” The result is as uncompromising a collection of dance anthems as Pet Shop Boys have ever made.

Pet Shop Boys said, “Electric is very much set on the dance floor. Our latest album often evolves as a response to our previous album and, where as Elysium had a reflective mood, Electric is pretty banging! And working with Stuart Price on a studio album is something we have wanted to do for a very long time.”

Paramore *this weekend* Friday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
(Special guest Kitten)
Tickets start at $35 On sale now
Multi-platinum selling band Paramore plays The Joint on Friday, May 3. The opening act will be Los Angeles alternative rock group Kitten.

Paramore’s first all-new release in more than three years PARAMORE is heralded by the kinetic new single “Now,” which can currently be heard on the band’s website. PARAMORE marks the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2009’s RIAA gold-certified Brand New Eyes. The album was produced by GRAMMY® nominated producer Justin Medal-Johnson, known for his work with such diverse artists as Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Tegan and Sara, and M83.

“Kings Of The Mic” Tour: LL Cool J with Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul Friday, May 24 at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets start at $49.50 On sale now
Two-time GRAMMY® winning recording artist, LL COOL J featuring DJ Z-Trip will headline the “Kings Of The Mic” Tour. Joining him will be artists Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul.

The tour will come on the heels of the release of LL’s 14th studio album, Authentic, on April 30. The multi-platinum artist returned to the studio and kicked the volume up to create a powerful album that came from his true passion for music and would speak to his fans.

Widespread Panic Friday, July 12 – Saturday, July 13 at 8 p.m.
(Special guest Dirty Dozen Brass Band)
Tickets start at $49.50 On sale now
The ultimate rock band Widespread Panic will make a stop along with special guest Dirty Dozen Brass Band at The Joint for two amazing performances, July 12 – 13.

Widespread Panic is known as a national touring force and continues to hold attendance records at major venues across the country including Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Birmingham, AL and Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. They are a mainstay at many major U.S. festivals, having headlined 10 nights on the main stage at Bonnaroo. This year, Widespread Panic will be making stops at The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Wakarusa in Ozark, Ark. and Mountain Jam in Hunter, N.Y. The band still holds the single one-day attendance record for New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which is 63,000 attendees in 1999.

Daryl Hall & John Oates Friday, Aug. 2 – Saturday Aug. 3 at 9 p.m.
Tickets start at $45 On sale now
The No. 1 selling duo in music history, Daryl Hall & John Oates, return to The Joint for two nights of high-energy and their greatest hits, Aug. 2 – 3.

Starting out as two devoted disciples of earlier soul greats, Daryl Hall & John Oates are soul survivors in their own right. They have become such musical influences on some of today’s popular artists that the September 2006 cover of Spin magazine’s headline read, “Why Hall and Oates are the New Velvet Underground.” Their artistic fan base includes Rob Thomas, John Mayer, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and Gym Class Heroes who dubbed their tour “Daryl Hall for President Tour 2007.” One of the most sampled artists today, their impact can be heard everywhere from boy band harmonies, to neo-soul, to rap-rock fusion.

RESIDENT SHOW
Mötley Crüe They’re coming back… Sept. 18, 20 – 22, 25, 27 – 29 at 9 p.m.

Oct. 2, 4 – 6 at 9 p.m.
Tickets start at $49.50 On sale now
The world’s most notorious band returns to the world’s most notorious city this fall, when Mötley Crüe returns to the stage at The Joint for an exclusive 12-show engagement, Sept. 18 – Oct. 6. The band blew away fans and critics in February 2012 with 12 over-the-top, sold-out shows.

The 2013 shows will be an all-new production and the band is pushing its own envelope once again. The production will be designed exclusively for The Joint in partnership with AEG Live. There will be plenty of surprise elements for fans and a set-list full of hits.

Vinyl
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino embraces its roots and presents its intimate live music venue, Vinyl. Vinyl delivers the iconic rock ‘n’ roll Hard Rock Hotel is known for as well as genres including jazz, blues, pop and even country. The multi-functional room not only brings celebrities up-close-and-personal with their biggest fans but it also allows up-and-coming bands to come within arm’s reach of their loyal supporters and capture the interest of new ones.

Tickets for Vinyl can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800.745.3000. Dates and times are subject to change. For more information, visit www.hardrockhotel.com.

Dustin J of 51Fifty *just added / this weekend* Saturday, May 4 at 11:30 p.m.
Tickets – $20 On sale now
Power drummer Dustin J takes the stage at Vinyl. The artist is known for his thrashing, crazy beats in the popular DJ and drummer duo 51Fifty.

The Naughty Show *just added* Friday, May 10 – Saturday, May 11 at 11 p.m.
Tickets – $20 On sale now
AVN is proud to present Hollywood’s No. 1 comedy party, The Naughty Show, at Vinyl. The special production takes comedy to a whole new level with an adult twist that features today’s funniest comedians, popular adult film stars and burlesque all together on the same stage. The Naughty Show will also feature short films, whacky live skits and audience participation.

Special guest appearances include adult film stars Lexi Belle and Andy San Dimas, pole dancing by Leigh Acosta and burlesque from Malice. The Naughty Show has the best stand up comics in Vegas, hosted by Sam Tripoli from Showtime’s “Live Nude Comedy,” NBC’s Gareth Reynolds, Deathsquad’s Jayson Thibault and Bunny Fever. In addition, AVN will give away adult sex toys to a select number of lucky attendees. Patrons must be 21 years or older with a valid form of identification.

Whiskey Breath *just added* Sunday, May 26 at 11 p.m.
FREE
Whiskey Breath is a Las Vegas based band that provides an awesome blend of Americana, Southern Rock and country. The group started playing together in 2008 and have become one of Las Vegas’ favorites ever since. The band’s main influences are Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Lynyrd Skynyrd and more.

Anuhea *just added* Friday, Aug. 9 at 9:30 p.m.
Tickets – $18 On sale Saturday, May 4 at noon
Anuhea is one of Hawaii’s most popular folk rock singers and songwriters. Her cover of Estelle’s “Come Over Love” hit number one on Hawaii and Pacific Island radio stations, and her album Right Love, Wrong Time was listed as one of the “Top 100 Albums” in the iTunes store in 2009.

Newsted *this weekend* Friday, May 3 at 9:30 p.m.
(Special guest Hysteria)
Tickets – $20 On sale now
Jason Newsted’s band headlines at Vinyl. The American metal bassist is known for his work with Metallica, Voivod, Flotsam and Jetsam. The hard rock band is made up of drummer Jesus Mendez Jr., guitarist Jessie Farnsworth and Staind guitarist Mike Mushok.

Empire Records, All 90’s Experience *updated / this weekend* Saturday, May 4 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 25 at 11 p.m.
FREE
The Empire Records brings its 1990’s covers to Vinyl, playing artists such as Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Sublime and more.

The Parlotones *this weekend* Sunday, May 5 at 8:30 p.m.
(Special guests Dinner and a Suit and Cameron)
Tickets – $13 On sale now
Melodic rock group The Parlotones is known for its polished stage performances and romantic lyrics. The alternative band has been nominated for several awards in their home country South Africa and has been making waves in Europe, Canada and U.S.

RESIDENT SHOW
Andrew Dice Clay May 9 – 12, 23 – 26
Tickets start at $54 On sale now
Vinyl welcomes America’s rock ‘n’ roll comedy legend Andrew Dice Clay to his new home with a one-of-a-kind residency. Perfect for Sin City, the groundbreaking comedian and actor will thrill audiences with fresh, timely material highlighted by his signature shocking jokes and controversial topics. Must be 18 years of age or older to attend.

Mark OToole *updated* May 11, 18 and 25 at 2 p.m.
FREE
Mark OToole brings his velvet voice to Vinyl on select Saturdays. The Vegas based singer has been surprising audiences across the Southwest for many years with his music and performance abilities. In 2011, OToole released his first album The Crooner.

High Voltage Friday, May 17 at 10 p.m.
FREE
The AC/DC tribute band High Voltage honors the rock legends in Vinyl. The band has brought back the classic era of AC/DC’s history with a high-energy show and the great heavy blues-rock that was present on the first five AC/DC albums.

Smashing Alice Saturday, May 18 at 10 p.m.
FREE
Smashing Alice plays its modern and hard rock covers at Vinyl. The Las Vegas cover band is known for its fast paced rock ‘n’ roll shows.

Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation Thursday, May 23 at 11:30 p.m.
Tickets – $15 On sale now
Spike & Mike’s Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation stops at Vinyl. The extravaganza features a collection of new, technically advance films and the most award winning and popular shorts in the company’s 30 year history.

Rusty Maples Wednesday, May 29 at 9:30 p.m.
(Special guests Dusty Sunshine and The Janks)
FREE
Las Vegas indie pop group Rusty Maples joins the Vinyl lineup. The group combines alternative country, folk, surf and more to create its catchy sound and has risen to the forefront of the city’s indie scene.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Friday, May 31 at 9:30 p.m.
(Special guest thenewno2)
Tickets – $25 On sale now
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has released six albums, been featured on many TV shows and movies and performed in the U.S, U.K., Canada, South Africa, China and more. The group’s main influences include The Rolling Stones, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Led Zeppelin and more.

Trapt Saturday, June 1 at 9 p.m.
(Special guests Systemec and 3 Pill Morning)
Tickets – $22 On sale now
California rockers Trapt is a post-grunge, hard rock band that formed in 1997. The band has produced five albums and has had mainstream success with singles like “Headstrong,” which hit No. 16 on Billboard’s Top 100.

Ben Kenny Wednesday, June 19 at 9:30 p.m.
Tickets – $16 On sale now
Ben Kenny, best known as the bassist of Incubus, brings his solo act to Vinyl. Collectively, the talented artist can play six different instruments and has recorded four solo albums.

NIGHTLIFE

 

BODY ENGLISH NIGHTCLUB & AFTERHOURS
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino continues its history of introducing underground artists and trendsetting genres to the scene with Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, showcasing indie, electronic, rock and pop music. Guests enter the exclusive hideaway from the grand staircase where they are entertained and intrigued by an eclectic staff. The space features two distinct rooms adorned with lavish leathers, vintage chandeliers and rich dark woods while the private Parlor plays host to Las Vegas’ most talked about soirees. Body English Nightclub & Afterhours is open Friday through Sunday, beginning at 10 p.m. Cover charge is $20 for ladies and $30 for men. Locals are free on Sundays and receive $10 off on Friday and Saturday. For table/VIP reservations, call 702.693.5555.

May 3
The M Machine *this weekend*

May 4
Tommie Sunshine and The Disco Fries *this weekend*

May 5
Kid Capri, DJ Drama, Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and D4N13L *just added*

May 10
DJ Craze, Butch Clancy and Mayhem

May 11
Richard Beynon and Lucky Date *just added*

May 18
Yousef, Pat SL, DJ Riddler and Reid Stefan *just added*

May 24
Flosstradamus and Whiiite *just added*

May 25
Juicy Vegas with Robbie Rivera and Donald Glaude *just added*

May 31
Far Too Loud *just added*

 

VANITY
Vanity Nightclub is open for special events. Cover charges vary per event. For more information, call 702.693.5555 or visit VanityLV.com.

May 4
Monster Energy’s Official Supercross After Party with sounds by DJ Drama *just added / this weekend*

 

POOL

 

Paradise Beach
Partygoers looking for the ultimate Sin City experience can find what they need splashing around at Paradise Beach. Paradise, best known for the world-famous REHAB parties, features tropical scenery with sandy beaches, top-notch food and drink service, swim-up blackjack and an over-the-top high energy atmosphere.

Paradise Beach is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Admission is free for hotel guests daily and the general public Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, admission starts at $20 for women and $40 for men and on REHAB Sundays, $30 for women and $50 for men. Prices are subject to change per event. Hotel room and REHAB party packages are available. For more information or to make a reservation, please visit www.hardrockhotel.com or call 702.693.5555.

May 4
The Disco Fries *this weekend*

May 25
Juicy Beach – Robbie Rivera

June 22
Juicy Beach – Robbie Rivera

July 6
Juicy Beach – Robbie Rivera

 

REHAB
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino launches REHAB 10th anniversary season, Las Vegas’ hottest dayclub. REHAB was featured on Travel Channel’s “21 Sexiest Beach Bars” calling it “the must-see place on a Sunday afternoon.” The club has also been deemed as “best known, biggest and craziest pool party” by the Los Angeles Times and “legendarily raucous” by Travel + Leisure. The hotspot has played host to several celebrities including DJ Pauly D, Drake, Holly Madison, Kim Kardashian, Ne-yo, Paris Hilton, Pitbull, Psy and many more.

May 5
Kid Capri, DJ Drama and resident DJs Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and DJ Wellman *just added / this weekend*

May 12
Resident DJs Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and DJ Wellman *just added*

May 19
Resident DJs Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and DJ Wellman *just added*

May 26
Resident DJs Richard Beynon, DJ Shift and DJ Wellman *just added*

 

SOUNDWAVES
Located in Paradise Beach, SOUNDWAVES is a summer experience that highlights some of today’s hottest bands and artists in a unique and intimate setting. Tickets for SOUNDWAVES can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800.745.3000. Dates and times are subject to change. For more information, visit www.hardrockhotel.com.

Stephen & Damian Marley *just added* Friday, June 28 at 9 p.m.
Tickets – $39.50 On sale now
Stephen & Damian Marley bring their reggae grooves to SOUNDWAVES. The brothers are not only known for their great music, but also as the sons of legendary singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Bob Marley. Both talented brothers have won numerous GRAMMY® Awards and have toured around the world.

Chevelle *this weekend* Friday, May 3 at 9 p.m.
Tickets – $24 On sale now
One of the “Windy City’s” most promising rock bands, Chevelle, lights up the SOUNDWAVES stage. The alternative metal band has sold over 3 million albums in the U.S. The band’s primary influences are Helmet, Tool and The Cure.

Pepper Saturday, June 8 at 9 p.m.
Tickets $25 On sale now
Hawaiian rock band Pepper makes a stop at SOUNDWAVES. Pepper has sold more than half a million records and is most well known for their hit single “Give It Up.” In addition, the band’s songs have been featured on hit soundtracks including “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Good Luck Chuck,” television shows and video games.

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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 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.

 

ABOUT AEG LIVE
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG’s exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com

Cody Simpson with Special Guests Ryan Beatty & Before You Exit Perform at The Joint in Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, June 16

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CODY SIMPSON
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS RYAN BEATTY & BEFORE YOU EXIT

SUNDAY, JUNE 16 AT 7PM

Tickets on-sale Saturday at 10am!

 

Atlantic recording artist Cody Simpson has announced plans for a major North American headline tour. Supporting Simpson on all dates will be Ryan Beatty and opener Before You Exit. The 36 city “Paradise Tour”, part of AEG Lives’ worldwide touring partnership with Simpson, will make a stop at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, June 16. Tickets go on sale Saturday at noon.

Presale tickets will be available exclusively to members of The Angels & Gentlemen’s Beach Club, the official Cody Simpson Fan Club, beginning Thursday, April 25th. Remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Saturday, April 27th. For up-to-the-minute tour and ticket information, please visit www.codysimpson.com/tour.

“Cody Simpson is much more than a teen heartthrob.  He is one of those rare artists whose talent transcends trends.  His live performances are among the finest on the road today and those fans lucky enough to catch his headlining tour are in for an incredible concert experience,”  according to Randy Phillips, President & CEO of AEG Live.  “We are extremely lucky and proud to be Cody Simpson’s partner in what will be a very long and eventful career.”

The summer tour will be heralded by the new single, “Pretty Brown Eyes,” set for release at all DSPs on Tuesday, April 23rd. “Pretty Brown Eyes” precedes the arrival of Simpson’s much anticipated second album. The as-yet-untitled collection – which follows last year’s debut, “PARADISE” – is set for release this summer. Complete details will be announced shortly.

Simpson – who has spent much of the past year on the road, with highlights including his first-ever European headline tour as well as dates on Justin Bieber’s world-conquering Believe Tour – will be performing “Pretty Brown Eyes” at the upcoming Radio Disney Music Awards. Cody is among the night’s top nominees, earning nods for “He’s The One – Best Male Artist,”  “XOXO – Crush Song” (for “Wish U Were Here (Feat. Becky G)”), and “So FANtastic – Fiercest Fans.” The Radio Disney Music Awards will be presented live from Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Saturday, April 27th and broadcast across multiple platforms, including Vevo, The Disney Channel, Radio Disney and their respective websites. For complete details, please see radio.disney.go.com/win/music/ol/rdma/index.html

In other news, Simpson has announced the release of his first book, entitled Welcome To Paradise: My Journey. Featuring never-before-seen photos and exclusive details about Cody’s incredible life on and off stage, the official autobiography will be published by HarperCollins on October 24th.

With over 4.6 million Twitter followers, more than 4 million Facebook likes, and an astonishing 141.5 million YouTube views, 16-year-old Cody Simpson is a true pop sensation. The Queensland, Australia-born singer/songwriter arrived on the scene in 2010 and quickly made a name for himself via a series of singles and videos as well as innumerable TV and concert appearances.

Simpson’s debut album, “PARADISE,” arrived in October 2012. With its refreshing blend of contemporary high-energy with acoustic guitar-driven beach pop, the album – which includes the hit singles, “Wish U Were Here (Feat. Becky G)” and “Got Me Good” – confirmed Cody as more than just a worldwide multimedia phenomenon – he’s a distinctive and original artist in his own right.

For up-to-the-minute news and information, see www.codysimpson.com, www.facebook.com/codysimpsonmusic, http://twitter.com/#!/CodySimpson, and www.youtube.com/codysimpsonmusic.

Tickets, starting at $39.50 (plus applicable service fees), go on sale Saturday at 10am at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.

 

About The Joint
The Joint is a 4,000-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 “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2012, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, Rise Against, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Mötley Crüe in Sin City, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy and Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well as Tiësto In Concert, featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. For additional information, visit www.thejointlasvegas.com or call 702.693.5583 or 702.693.5000.

 

About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance.  AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues.  The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney.  The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG’s exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com

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Nevada Wild Fest Announces Music Lineup & Celebrity Meet and Greet Schedule

Nevada Wild Fest Announces Music Lineup

and Celebrity Meet & Greet Schedule

Four-Day Festival Benefits the Lili Claire Foundation

The Nevada Wild Fest will bring a diverse selection of musical performers, including country, pop and hip hop to the festival main stage, in addition to special guest hosts, celebrity appearances, meet and greets and celebrity chef cooking demonstrations to Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino from October 25 – 28, 2012, including the DockDogs® Iron Dog championship being filmed as a one-hour television special for Outdoor Channel with special guest hosts Eva Shockey of Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures and American Idol winner and Bally’s Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks.

Entertainers include pop sensations Cody Simpson and Megan & Liz, as well as some of 95.5 KWNR’s hottest country acts including The Farm, Craig Campbell, Gwen Sebastian, JT Hodges and Kristen Kelly. For those seeking a late night club atmosphere, there is a spectacular lineup featuring artists such as Sleepy Brown, Colette Carr, LA Velvet, D’Manti and Las Vegas resident DJ M!KEATTACK.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

  • Stage Host: Hal Sparks – 7:30 p.m.
  • Megan & Liz
  • Cody Simpson
  • LA Velvet
  • DJ M!KEATTACK

Friday, October 26, 2012

  • Stage Host: Shari Belafonte – 7:30 p.m.
  • Gwen Sebastian
  • Craig Campbell
  • The Farm
  • Colette Carr

Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • Stage Host: Kash Kiefer – 7:30 p.m.
  • Kristy Lee Cook
  • Tyler Farr
  • Sleepy Brown

Sunday, October 28, 2012

  • Stage Host: Chippendales, Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis – 7:30 p.m.
  • JT Hodges
  • Miss Willie Brown
  • Kristen Kelly
  • D’Manti

In addition to the outstanding music lineup, Nevada Wild Fest attendees can also enjoy exclusive celebrity meet and greets with PBR bull riding finalists, Ashley Argota from Nickelodeon’s True Jackson VP and Bucket and Skinner’s Epic Adventures, Kenton Duty from Disney’s Shake It Up!, and Kyle Massey from ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and Disney’s That’s So Raven.

The Nevada Wild Fest also will offer access to cooking demos featuring delectable culinary creations from some of Vegas’ top chefs from TAO, LAVO, NOVE Italiano and more.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

  • Celebrity Meet and Greet – PBR Bull Riders – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, October, 26, 2012

  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Chris Conlin of FIX – 1:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Mike Armstrong of TAO – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Massimiliano Campanari of LAVO – 4:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Mimmo Ferraro of Ferraro’s – 7:00 p.m

Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • Celebrity Meet and Greet – Eva Shockey – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Geno Bernardo of NOVE Italiano – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Todd Harrington of Central – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

  • Celebrity Meet and Greet – Ashley Argota, Kenton Duty and Kyle Massey – 3:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Dave Middleton of Marche Bacchus – 1:00 p.m.
  • Celebrity Chef Demo – Eric Suniga of Culinary Dropout – 7:00 p.m.

All concerts, celebrity meet and greets and chef cooking demos are included with admission. Adults $9; Seniors, military and college students $7 with ID and free for children three and under. Tickets are available at the Nevada Wild Fest box office at the entrance of the event.

Now in its third year, the Nevada Wild Fest brings family-friendly talent and attractions to Southern Nevada in efforts to raise funds for the Lili Claire Foundation, a private medical center dedicated to helping special needs children and adults with neurogenetic conditions. For more information on the Nevada Wild Fest, visit www.NevadaWildFest.com. Find the Nevada Wild Fest on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

About The Lili Claire Foundation
The Lili Claire Foundation is a private medical center dedicated to helping special needs children and adults with any type of neurogenetic condition; such as, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome and Autism – all of these programs and services are provided free of charge.  Patients are diagnosed and treated under the medial direction of Dr. Colleen Morris and her team of professionals from the University Nevada School of Medicine.  The Lili Claire Foundation is proud to have been serving the Las Vegas community and Nevada for almost a decade. For more information, visit www.liliclairefoundation.org.

About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn & Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the Show in the Sky, as well as Crown Theater. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including, the famous Martorano’s, Voodoo Steak, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar and VooDoo Beach. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World,” Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit www.riolasvegas.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Rio on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

 

 

Nevada Wild Fest Brings Music Performers, Celebrities and Carnival to Rio, October 25 – 28, 2012

Nevada Wild Fest Brings Music Performers, Celebrities and

Carnival to Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Four-Day Festival Benefits The Lili Claire Foundation

The Nevada Wild Fest, a four-day, fun-filled event including top musical talent, celebrity meet and greets, cooking demonstrations, the national DockDogs® competitions and a state-fair carnival experience, is scheduled for October 25 – 28, 2012 at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

The Nevada Wild Fest, now in its third year, has turned into Southern Nevada’s premier family-friendly festival bringing outstanding talent and attractions at an affordable price.

“Our goal has always been to bring up-and-coming talent to the Nevada Wild Fest and allow families to have a great time while they support an important cause,” said Keith Resnick, Nevada Wild Fest Organizer and Co-Founder of the Lili Claire Foundation. “This year is no exception, we have great performers and experiences planned all four days.”

Headlining the festival on Thursday, October 25 is Australian singing sensation and rising star Cody Simpson featuring singing sister duo Megan & Liz as the opening act.

The four-day festival will also feature performances by some of 95.5 KWNR’s hottest country acts including The Farm, Gwen Sebastian, JT Hodges and Kristen Kelly. Concerts are included with admission.

Celebrity meet and greets include PBR bull riding finalists, Kenton Duty from Disney’s Shake It Up!, Kyle Massey from Disney’s That’s So Raven and ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and Ashley Argota from Nickelodeon’s True Jackson VP and Buckett & Skinners Epic Adventure.

Admission to the festival, which includes daily concerts, celebrity meet and greets, cooking demonstrations, national DockDogs® competitions, Zumbathon, safe trick or treating, and much more, is just $9 for adults, $7 for military, seniors and college students with ID, and free for children three and under.

Festival goers can also experience the largest state fair carnival experience in the Las Vegas Valley, featuring 35 large format rides as well as midway attractions. Discount wristband certificates are available at all Albertsons Sav-On stores for ONLY $22.  Carnival wristbands do not include festival admission and are not valid on the slingshot, bungee jump or zipline.

Other attractions include the world’s largest slingshot, a bungee jump, zipline, Blood Village’s Haunted Maze, Las Vegas’ best gourmet food trucks as well food vendors, beer and wine gardens, specialty and arts and crafts vendors.

The Nevada Wild Fest is the largest fundraiser for the Lili Claire Foundation, a private medical center providing services to special needs children and adults with any type of neurogenetic condition free of charge.

For the festival hours, directions, parking and the latest information, visit www.NevadaWildFest.com. Find the Nevada Wild Fest on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About Lili Claire Foundation

The Lili Claire Foundation is a private medical center dedicated to helping special needs children and adults with any type of neurogenetic condition; such as, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome and Autism – all of these programs and services are provided free of charge.  Patients are diagnosed and treated under the medial direction of Dr. Colleen Morris and her team of professionals from the University Nevada School of Medicine.  The Lili Claire Foundation is proud to have been serving the Las Vegas community and Nevada for almost a decade. For more information, please visit www.liliclairefoundation.org.

About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn and Teller, the world-famous Chippendales, Show in the Sky, and Crown Theater. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including, the famous Martorano’s, Voodoo Steak, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar and VooDoo Beach. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World,” Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit www.riolasvegas.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Rio on Facebook and Twitter.