Neon Museum Hosts Grammy Recording Artist Michelle Jones, Benefiting Hard Rock Café Guitar Sign Restoration

 

NEON MUSEUM’S NE10 TO HOST “SIPS, SIGNS AND STRINGS,” A FUNDRAISER FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE HARD ROCK GUITAR SIGN, TUESDAY, JUNE 19

WHAT:

Join GRAMMY Recording Artist and concert LED rock violinist, Michelle Jones, for a night of her unique violin performance for an electrifying cause at “Sips, Signs & Strings.” Sip libations and enjoy hors d’oeuvres provided by the evening’s sponsors, Cut and Taste and Events with a Twist, amidst rarely seen historic signs at the Neon Museum’s new indoor studio and exhibition space, Ne10.

WHO:
Jones will perform the music of many Las Vegas legends, as well as that of classic and modern rock and pop artists on her signature lighted LED violin with LaserBow. She performs regularly on the globe’s great stages, including Hard Rock Live venues around the world. Jones also serves as president and band leader of Violectric, Inc., a band that fuses the passion and beauty of classical string instruments with the excitement of cutting-edge modern technology and effects.  With Violectric, Jones has opened for acts including Josh Groban, SIA, Twenty-One Pilots, Adam Levine, Huey Lewis and the News, Katharine McPhee and Rascal Flatts. As a composer, Jones has scored and recorded music for several short films, full-length documentary films and television and radio commercials that have aired nationally and internationally. Jones is heavily active in philanthropic causes and is donating her performance at Ne10 to the Neon Museum to help raise funds for its Hard Rock Café guitar sign restoration campaign.

WHEN:
Tuesday, June 19
6 – 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Neon Museum’s Ne10 Studio
1001 West Bonanza Road
Las Vegas, NV 89106

COST:
$50

RESERVATIONS:
For more information, to reserve tickets and download a map to Ne10, go to http://www.neonmuseum.org/happenings.

 

ABOUT THE NEON MUSEUM
Founded in 1996, the Neon Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting iconic Las Vegas signs for educational, historic, arts and cultural enrichment. It has been named “Best Museum” by Las Vegas Weekly, one of “Sin City’s Best Retro Sites” by MSN, “No. 1 Las Vegas Museum Sure to Entertain and Educate” by USAToday’s 10best.com, “One of the Top 10 Coolest Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do” by Forbes.com, one of the “Top 10 Historic Spots in Las Vegas” by Vegas.com; one of “15 Most Fascinating Museums in the U.S.” by VacationIdea.com; and earns a consistent 4.5 out of 5 rating on TripAdvisor. On its 2.27-acre campus, the Neon Museum houses an outdoor exhibition space known as the Neon Boneyard (“boneyard” is traditionally the name for an area where items no longer in use are stored); the North Gallery, home to the nighttime augmented-reality, audiovisual spectacle, “Brilliant!”; the new Boulevard Gallery outdoor exhibit and event space; and its visitors’ center, housed inside the former La Concha Motel lobby. The museum collection also includes nine restored signs installed as public art throughout downtown Las Vegas and one restored sign on view at the outdoor Fashion Show Plaza on the Las Vegas Strip. Public education, outreach, research, archival preservation and a grant-funded neon sign survey represent a selection of the museum’s ongoing projects. Both the Neon Boneyard and the La Concha Visitors’ Center are located at 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North in Las Vegas. For tour schedules and pricing information, visit neonmuseum.org.

Border Grill Mandalay Bay’s Backyard BBQ Returns for the 2016 Concerts on the Beach Series

BORDER GRILL MANDALAY BAY’S BACKYARD BBQ RETURNS
FOR THE 2016 CONCERTS ON THE BEACH SERIES
BBQ with a Border Grill Twist: $5 Beers, $7 Margaritas and $3 – 8 Delicious Bites
Take Center Stage for Concerts on the Beach Series at Mandalay Bay
As patio season gets underway and the weather continues to warms up, Border Grill Mandalay Bay is kicking off its second Backyard BBQ on April 9 in tandem with the Concerts on The Beach at Mandalay Bay.  Transforming its picturesque lower patio into a pop-up backyard BBQ destination, Border Grill will host its summer-long Backyard BBQ series prior to each performance from 6:30 – 8 p.m. on the patio of the restaurant overlooking the Lazy River and Beach. 
With an ideal setting, the Border Grill team has the perfect BBQ menu with a Mexican twist ready for concert-goers, with food items priced from just $3 – $8. Wash them down with $5 beers and famous margaritas for only $7.
The Backyard BBQ at Border Grill Mandalay Bay follows the Concerts On The Beach schedule.
Cole Swindell                                                    April 9
Katchafire with Mystic Roots Band                May 21
I Love The ‘90s                                                 May 28 
Sublime with Rome                                         June 25
Slightly Stoopid                                               July 1
311                                                                    July 2-3
UB40                                                                 July 30
Huey Lewis And The News                             August 19
Lost ‘80S Live                                                  Sept 10
For more information on the Backyard BBQ at Border Grill, visit www.bordergrill.com and for tickets to Concerts On The Beach, visit www.mandalaybay.com.
About Border Grill
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are co-chef/owners of the popular, critically acclaimed Border Grill restaurants & Truck, serving modern Mexican food in Las Vegas inside The Forum Shops at Caesars and Mandalay Bay, Santa Monica, Downtown Los Angeles, and Los Angeles International Airport in Terminal 4 and Tom Bradley International Terminal. The Border Grill Truck can be found on the streets of Southern California and beyond cooking gourmet tacos, quesadillas, ceviche, and more.  Mary Sue and Susan, Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” and Food Network’s “Too Hot Tamales,” are preeminent ambassadors of authentic Mexican cuisine, setting the standard for gourmet Mexican fare and authoring five cookbooks, including Cooking with Too Hot Tamales and Mesa Mexicana.  Active members of the community, Mary Sue and Susan play leading roles in Share Our Strength and the Scleroderma Research Foundation.  In addition, they are passionate about the environment and lead the culinary industry with their eco-friendly policies.  For more information, visit www.bordergrill.com.

Sip, Splash, Sing and Repeat at Mandalay Bay’s 2016 Beach Concert Series

Just as the sun begins to set, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino’s Beach Concert Series sizzles. Concert-goers are invited to enjoy musical performances that perfectly complement the warm season as they sip on cocktails, sink their toes in the sand and wade in the water at Mandalay Bay’s 1.6-million-gallon wave pool.

The 2016 series begins Saturday, April 9 with a performance by acclaimed country artist Cole Swindell and continues with an incredible lineup through September. The lineup includes:

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COLE SWINDELL

  • Swindell is a country sensation known for his breakout sounds and superb songwriting abilities.
  • Swindell is the Academy of Country Music’s reigning “New Artist of the Year” and recently released his current single “You Should Be Here” – the debut track from his forthcoming album to enormous response.
  • In 2015, with 3.6 million tracks sold to date and over 182 million streams, the Georgia native was named to Billboard’s “Top New Country Artists” and awarded CMA’s “Triple Play Award” for having (at least) three No. 1 songs in the past 12 months.

Date:                           Saturday, April 9
Time:                           9 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $42.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets are available at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

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KATCHAFIRE WITH MYSTIC ROOTS BAND

  • The all Maori Reggae band KATCHAFIRE brings its pure classic sound to music lovers worldwide, delivering one of the most authentic reggae shows around today.
  • Built on the foundations of classic roots reggae with an R&B and funk rub, KATHCHAFIRE has released four highly successful studio albums, received multiple awards and reached platinum sales to become a global roots reggae phenomenon.
  • The critically acclaimed group KATCHAFIRE will be joined by Mystic Roots Band, a five-piece pop reggae fusion band that seamlessly juggles elements of dancehall, hip-hop, EDM, pop and a taste of rock.

Date:                           Saturday, May 21
Time:                           9 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $29.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. (PT) at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

I LOVE THE ‘90S

  • Relive the glory days of the ‘90s as multiple performers bring the previous decade alive once again.
  • The lineup includes GRAMMY-award winning Salt-N-Pepa, best known for its groundbreaking efforts as one of the first all-female rap groups, will be joined onstage by Tone Loc, Kid ’n Play, Rob Base, Young MC and Kool Moe Dee.
  • Fans can count on a fun-filled evening grooving to hits such as “Push It,” “Shoop,” “Whatta Man,” “Wild Thing,” “Funky Cold Medina,” “Rollin’ With Kid ’n Play,” “It Takes Two,” “Joy and Pain,” “Bust A Move,” “I Wanna Sex You Up”, “I Go to Work” and more.

Date:                           Saturday, May 28
Time:                           9 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $52.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. (PT) at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

Sublime with Rome

SUBLIME WITH ROME

  • Sublime with Rome is a musical collaboration between Eric Wilson of the legendary band Sublime and gifted songwriter and musicians Rome Ramirez and Josh Freese.
  • Audiences will hear new music from the band’s latest album, Sirens, and enjoy classic songs like “Santoria,” “Take It Or Leave” and “You Better Listen,” reminiscent of vintage Sublime, and songs like “Lover’s Rock” and “Murdera” that pick up on the reggae dancehall style the band began exploring in 1996.

Date:                           Saturday, June 25
Time:                           8:45 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $49.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. (PT) at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

SLIGHTLY STOOPID

  • The California-based group Slightly Stoopid is led by co-founders and multi-instrumentalists Kyle McDonald and Miles Doughty, along with drummer Ryan “Rymo” Moran; percussionist Oguer “OG” Ocon; saxophonist Daniel “Dela” Delacruz; keyboardist Paul Wolstencroft; trumpet and trombone player Andy Geib; and special guest and “unofficial eighth member” Karl Denson (The Rolling Stones/Greyboy Allstars) on saxophone.
  • Slightly Stoopid will be joined by Soja and Zion I, The Grouch and Eligh.
  • Nearly two decades into its artistry, Slightly Stoopid continues to progress into new musical territory, defining its signature reggae sound.
  • To kick off Independence Day weekend, a fireworks show will follow Slightly Stoopid’s performance.

Date:                           Friday, July 1
Time:                           7:30 p.m.        
Price:                          Tickets start at $44.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. (PT) at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

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311

  • 311 members include singer/guitarist Nick Hexum, singer S.A. Martinez, guitarist Tim Mahoney, drummer Chad Sexton and bassist P-Nut. The band’s last nine albums reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Sales Chart and nine of its singles have reached the Top 10 on Billboard’s Alternative Rock Radio Chart.
  • 311’s unique mix of rock, rap, reggae and funk has earned them a reputation as one of the most entertaining and dynamic live bands in the U.S.
  • The sky will light up with fireworks after each performance to celebrate the red, white and blue holiday.
  • DJ Kilmore (from Incubus) will be opening the show both nights.

Dates:                          July 2 – 3
Times:                         Both shows are scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $57 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets are available at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

UB40 FEATURING ALI CAMPBELL, ASTRO & MICKEY

  • UB40 featuring Ali Campbell with Astro & Mickey Virtue, the founding members of the legendary reggae/pop group, is the  ensemble that blazed a multicultural musical path and defined reggae music for a generation with such global hits as “Red Red Wine” and “(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You.”
  • The original lineup of UB40 with Ali, Astro and Mickey enjoyed huge success over a period of 30 years from 1979 until 2008, including No. 1 albums and multiple Top 10 gold and platinum selling albums, GRAMMY nominations, and a total of 70 million plus sales.
  • UB40 also will be joined by special guest Jo Mersa Marley

Date:                           Saturday, July 30|
Time:                           8 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $39.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets are available at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS

  • GRAMMY-Award winning band Huey Lewis and The News is one of America’s great rock and roll bands with classic Top 10 Hits such as “Heart of Rock & Roll,” “Stuck With You,” and “Workin’ For A Livin’.” The group also wrote and performed “The Power of Love” for the hit film Back To The Future which was nominated for an Academy Award and went to No. 1 on Billboard’s singles chart.
  • Formed from two rival Bay Area bands in 1979, Huey Lewis and The News continue to thrill audiences worldwide, selling more than 20 million albums.

Date:                           Friday, Aug. 19
Time:                           9 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $49.50 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. (PT) at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

LOST ‘80S LIVE

  • Bands such as A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, Cutting Crew, Berlin, Nu Shooz, Tommy Tutone, Annabells’ Bow Wow Wow and Farrington and Mann the Original “When In Rome UK” will bring back the iconic sounds of the ‘80s for Lost ‘80s Live.
  • The Lost ‘80s Live tour features some of the most recognizable acts from that great decade and is a distinctive opportunity to see a number of fan favorites performing live on one stage.
  • The experience has been described by fans nationwide as a “greatest hits show” where every song played could legitimately be on a number of greatest hits’ albums. Fans won’t want to miss what many believe is the “best of the ‘80s.”

Date:                           Saturday, Sept. 10
Time:                           9 p.m.
Price:                          Tickets start at $35 (not including applicable service charges)
Buy:                            Tickets will be available for purchase Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. (PT) at mandalaybay.com and ticketmaster.com, as well as all MGM Resorts’ box offices. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call the MGM Resorts’ Contact Center at (877) 274-6958 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

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Hotel California ‘A Salute to the Eagles’ Returns to the Suncoast Showroom October 25-26

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Hotel California ‘A Salute to the Eagles’ Returns to the Suncoast Showroom October 25-26
Hotel California will present ‘A Salute to the Eagles,’ reproducing the Grammy® Award-winning sounds of the legendary band, at the Suncoast Showroom, October 25 and 26.

For more than two decades, Hotel California has traveled the world and thrilled fans by replicating a showcase of Eagles megahits, including “Take It Easy,” “Heartache Tonight” and “Hotel California.” The band also pays tribute to the Eagles’ later studio recordings, including “Get Over It” and “Love Will Keep Us Alive.” The show includes select titles from the solo work of the celebrated band members Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh.

The members of Hotel California have shared billing or played with top artists, including Peter Frampton, Smokey Robinson, Van Halen, James Brown and Huey Lewis and The News. Through a blend of vocal mastery and authentic instrumentation with specialty instruments, Hotel California delivers a stage spectacle that brings the magic and mystique of the Eagles’ songs to life for fans of every generation.

Showtime each evening is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.636.7075, or visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.

Hotel California A Salute to the Eagles

About Suncoast Hotel and Casino
Suncoast Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Located at the corner of Alta Drive and South Rampart Boulevard, Suncoast Hotel and Casino features eight restaurants, a 16-screen movie theater, a 600-seat bingo room, a 500-seat state-of-the-art showroom and a newly renovated 80,000-square foot casino. For further information, visit www.suncoastcasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/suncoastcasino), and Twitter (@suncoastcasino). Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.

Hotel California ‘A Salute to the Eagles’ Returns to the Suncoast Showroom January 4 and 5

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Hotel California ‘A Salute to the Eagles’ Returns to the Suncoast Showroom January 4 and 5

Classic rock fans can once again “travel down a dark desert highway and feel the cool wind in their hair” when Hotel California “A Salute to the Eagles” reproduces the Grammy® Award-winning sounds of the legendary band at the Suncoast Showroom, January 4 and 5.

For more than two decades, Hotel California has traveled the world and thrilled fans by replicating a showcase of Eagles’ megahits, including “Take It Easy,” “Heartache Tonight” and “Hotel California.” The band also pays tribute to the Eagles’ later studio recordings, including “Get Over It” and “Love Will Keep Us Alive.” The show likewise includes select titles from the solo work of the celebrated band members Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh.

The members of the band have shared billing or played with such artists as Peter Frampton, Smokey Robinson, Van Halen, James Brown and Huey Lewis and The News. Through a blend of vocal mastery and authentic instrumentation, including all specialty instruments, Hotel California delivers a stage spectacle that brings the magic and mystique of the Eagles’ songs to life for fans of every generation.

Showtime each evening is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.636.7075, or visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.

Hotel California, A Salute To The Eagles

About Suncoast Hotel and Casino
Suncoast Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Located at the corner of Alta Drive and South Rampart Boulevard, Suncoast Hotel and Casino features eight restaurants, a 16-screen movie theater, a 600-seat bingo room, a 500-seat state-of-the-art showroom and a newly renovated 80,000-square foot casino. For further information, visit www.suncoastcasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/suncoastcasino), and Twitter (@suncoastcasino). Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.