Raiding The Rock Vault Salutes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Hugh McDonald of Bon Jovi

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT SALUTES ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF
FAME INDUCTEE HUGH MCDONALD OF BON JOVI

Raiding The Rock Vault, the ultimate rock experience, salutes bassist Hugh McDonald on his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Bon Jovi. Hugh joins fellow Raiding the Rock Vault bandmate, guitarist Howard Leese, who was inducted with Heart in 2013.

 

Hugh was inducted in Cleveland on April 14, 2018 and said: “Being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a dream realized; I’m honored and humbled.” Fellow inductee Howard Leese congratulated Hugh: “So excited to welcome my Rock Vault bandmate, Hugh McDonald, to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  His bass playing with Bon Jovi is a big part of the bands unique sound.” Raiding the Rock Vault Producer Sir Harry Cowell said simply, “beyond proud.”

 

Raiding the Rock Vault offers fans the opportunity to see legendary rock stars up close as they bring the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life, featuring classic anthems by the biggest acts in music including The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and many more.

 

The show’s all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart) and Hugh McDonald [Bass] (Bon Jovi) and features appearances by Dave Amato [Guitar] (REO Speedwagon), Rowan Robertson [Guitar] (Dio), Doug Aldrich [Guitar] (Whitesnake, Dead Daisies), Blas Elias [Drums] (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Slaughter),  Phil Soussan [Bass] (Ozzy Osbourne, Last in Line), Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals] (The Offspring, Last in Line), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Mark Boals [Lead Vocals] (Dokken, Yngwie J. Malmsteen) and Cian Coey [Lead Vocals] (Meat Loaf,  Dweezil Zappa).

 

Fast Facts about Raiding the Rock Vault:

  • Raiding The Rock Vault has performed more than 1,000 shows since its Las Vegas launch in 2013.
  • The show debuted at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles on November 29, 2012.
  • Voted “Best Musical” (2014, 2015) and “Best Tribute Show” (2016, 2017) in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas Awards.
  • One of the only 100 percent live shows in Las Vegas.

 

Raiding the Rock Vault performs Saturday to Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Tickets start at $69 (plus applicable taxes and service fees) and can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel box office or online at www.hardrockhotel.com. A Rock Star Package upgrade is available for $100 and includes a show program, a meet and greet and photo opportunity with the rock stars prior to the show.

 

For more information on Raiding The Rock Vault, please visit www.raidingtherockvault.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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. 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 the newly-remodeled 11-story Casino Tower with 640 rooms and suites, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites; the 15-story HRH All-Suite Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites, which has received the AAA Four Diamond Award; 60,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 110,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space, which was named a Smart Meetings 2016 Platinum Choice Award winner; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Reliquary Spa; Kelly Cardenas Salon – a Paul Mitchell® Focus Salon; 4.8 acres of tropical pool paradise, which was voted as the No. 1 “Best Hotel Pool” in the 2015 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice contest; the world-famous pool party Rehab Beach Club; live music/entertainment venues The Joint, Vinyl and Club Domina, the home of Magic Mike Live Las Vegas and in 2018, The Voice: Neon Dreams; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café, Goose Island Pub, 福Fú Asian Kitchen, Oyster Bar, Pizza Forte, Dunkin’ Donuts and MB Steak; a fitness center; trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co., Chill by Hudson, Hootenanny, Bezel, Day + Night and Shine. 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.

 

Hard Rock International

With venues in 75 countries, including 181 cafes, 25 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of

Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include St. Petersburg, Fortaleza, Casablanca and Chengdu. New Hard Rock hotel, casino or hotel-casino projects include Atlanta, Atlantic City, Berlin, Budapest, London, Los Cabos, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

 

 

Raiding The Rock Vault Celebrates 1,000th Show & Fourth Consecutive Best of Las Vegas Award

 

Raiding The Rock Vault, the ultimate rock experience, celebrated its 1,000th performance on Saturday, Nov. 25 and is performing a special series of shows through Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The week-long celebration features encores for the first time and special performances by past and present band members. The series of shows recognizes several milestones including:

 

  • 1,000 Raiding The Rock Vault shows since its launch in 2012.

 

  • Raiding The Rock Vault’s fifth year anniversary. The rock show debuted at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles on November 29, 2012.

 

  • Voted “Best Tribute Show” in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s 2017 Best of Las Vegas Awards. This award marks the fourth consecutive win for the rock show after being awarded “Best Musical” (2014, 2015) and “Best Tribute Show” (2016, 2017).

 

  • Awarded “Best Limited Engagement Show 2017” by the Branson Show Awards.

The show’s all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Dave Amato [Guitar] (REO Speedwagon), Rowan Robertson [Guitar] (Dio), Hugh McDonald [Bass] (Bon Jovi), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Asia, Yes), Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals] (The Offspring, Last in Line, Lynchmob), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Mark Boals [Lead Vocals] (Dokken, Yngwie J. Malmsteen) and Cian Coey [Lead Vocals] (Meat Loaf, We Will Rock You, Dweezil Zappa).

 

Raiding the Rock Vault brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life, featuring classic anthems by the biggest acts in music including The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp and many more.

 

Raiding the Rock Vault performs Saturday to Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $69 (plus applicable taxes and service fees) at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX or online at www.axs.com. A Rock Star Package upgrade is available for $100 and includes a show program, a meet and greet and photo opportunity with the rock stars prior to the show.

 

For more information on Raiding The Rock Vault, please visit www.raidingtherockvault.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

PHOTO: REO Speedwagon at Raiding the Rock Vault at The New Tropicana Las Vegas

Last night, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, REO Speedwagon attended “Raiding the Rock Vault” at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. REO Speedwagon’s lead guitarist, Dave Amato (far right), joined the band on stage for special renditions of “Jukebox Hero,” “Highway to Hell,” and “Jump.”

 Reo Speedwagon

Pictured (Left to Right): Kevin Krohn (for keyboardist Michael T Ross), Paul Shortino, Bruce Hall (REO Speedwagon), Andrew Freeman, Robin McAuley, Carol-Lyn Liddle, Neal Doughty (REO Speedwagon), Hugh McDonald, Howard Leese, Mark Boals, Jay Schellen, Doug Aldrich, and Dave Amato (REO Speedwagon). (Courtesy: Raiding the Rock Vault)

Rock singer Mark Boals joins permanent lineup of “Raiding the Rock Vault” at The New Tropicana Las Vegas

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Rock singer Mark Boals joins permanent lineup of “Raiding the Rock Vault” at The New Tropicana Las Vegas

“Raiding the Rock Vault” has announced that rock singer Mark Boals is joining the permanent lineup of the show at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. The powerhouse vocalist and bass player, best known for his work with Dokken, Ted Nugent, and Yngwie Malmsteen, takes the stage Friday-Wednesday at 9 p.m.

 

“Mark [Boals] has performed as a guest in the show several times and we’re excited to welcome him on-board as a permanent member of the lineup,” said producer Sir Harry Cowell. “He’s an incredible musician, a talented singer, and an excellent addition to the show.”

 

Boals joins the production’s all-star lineup, which includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Hugh McDonald [Bass] (Bon Jovi), Doug Aldrich [Guitar] (Whitesnake, Dio), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline), and outstanding female vocalists Carol-Lyn Liddle (Masters of Rock) and Stephanie Calvert (Starship).

 

“Raiding the Rock Vault” brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life, featuring classic anthems by the biggest acts in music, including The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp and many more.

 

The hit show was voted Reader’s Choice Best of Las Vegas 2014 by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and has been ranked the No. 1 Performance in Las Vegas on TripAdvisor for the past 12 months.

 

“Raiding the Rock Vault” performs Friday-Wednesday at 9 p.m., with tickets ranging from $59-$99 plus taxes and fees. A Rock Star Package is also available for $135 plus taxes and fees, which includes VIP tickets, a VIP Pass, a meet and greet with the rock stars prior to the show, and a two-CD set and concert program.

 

For tickets, please call 800.829.9034 or visit the Tropicana Las Vegas Show Tickets desk or TropLV.com.

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About The New Tropicana Las Vegas | TropLV.com
Prepare to be surprised. Tropicana Las Vegas redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers with a recently completed $200 million transformation that provides a casually elegant experience on the Las Vegas Strip. With a unique South Beach vibe, the resort features all-new rooms, suites and luxury villas that evoke the sentiment of a breezy beach house or penthouse in Miami, a fresh redesign of the 50,000-square-foot casino, several award-winning restaurants, a new race and sports book, and Glow®, a Mandara Spa and fitness center. First-class entertainment includes “The New Illusions” starring Jan Rouven and “Raiding the Rock Vault” in the all-new Tropicana Theater, Laugh Factory comedy club and live music in the Tropicana Lounge.

 

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT kicks off 2014 shows at LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO with new lineup, new songs

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT kicks off 2014 shows
at LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO with new lineup, new songs

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT – “Classic Rock by Those Who Rocked It” – made its triumphant return to LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO, Friday, Jan. 24, with a new lineup and songs. This amazing concert experience brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life with an all-star super group of musicians, the likes of which is not seen anywhere in Las Vegas, playing rock’s greatest hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s.

“We’ve received a tremendous outpouring of support and feedback from our fans,” said creator, director and producer John Payne. “With that, we’ve been able to refresh the show’s lineup and content to deliver an unparalleled music experience.”

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has signed hard rock guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio), as well as two female vocalists, who will trade off: Carol-Lyn Liddle and Stephanie Calvert (Starship). Songs that have been added to the hit show include “Dreams” (Fleetwood Mac), “Heartbreaker” (Pat Benatar), “Alone” (Heart), “Dream On” (Aerosmith), “Highway to Hell” and “Thunderstruck” (AC/DC).

The show’s returning all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp, and many more.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT performs Friday through Tuesday nights weekly (schedule subject to change) at 8 p.m. in the LVH Theater. Ticket prices range from $49 to $80 plus taxes and fees. A special Rock Star Package is available for $140 (which includes tickets in the first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, CD, meet and greet and VIP pass).  A special 2-for-1 locals discount will be available for a short time (must present valid Nevada ID) and there are dinner/show packages with the world-famous Benihana and Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the LVH box office or by logging onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook™. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Mexican specialties and fabulous margaritas at Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina, mouth-watering burgers at Burger Bistro, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by “Raiding the Rock Vault” in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners, comedy and production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages: www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.