Strut & Fret presents BLANC de BLANC celebrates grand opening at SAHARA Las Vegas, Wednesday, Sept. 4

 

Strut & Fret presents BLANC de BLANC celebrates grand opening at SAHARA Las Vegas, Wednesday, Sept. 4

 

Champagne flowed at SAHARA Las Vegas on Wednesday, Sept. 4, when international cabaret sensation BLANC de BLANC celebrated its grand opening with a VIP red carpet affair. The acclaimed production, which features high-flying aerial stunts, serious booty and one fine French hunk, made its debut inside the recently renamed BLANC de BLANC Theatre with a champagne soiree attended by several Las Vegas entertainers.

Among those in attendance were Anthony Cools, Aussie Heat, David Goldrake, Eric Jordan Young, Gerry McCambridge, Jennifer Romas, Kate Shelor and Marc Savard, Melody Sweets, Ricardo Laguna, Sabina Kelley, X Burlesque, Zowie Bowie, and performers from FANTASY and Thunder From Down Under, who were seated in the production’s exclusive hot tub seats.

BLANC de BLANC is the Las Vegas debut of Strut & Fret Production House, one of Australia’s preeminent theatre and major events companies. The award-winning production, which has sold out the Sydney Opera House, London’s West End, the Brisbane Festival and the Adelaide Festival, plunges audiences into a world of overflowing champagne bottles, sparkles and glamour, leaving every spectator breathless with delight.

Devised by an electric creative team, BLANC de BLANC was conceived and directed by Scott Maidment (cabaret sensations LIMBO, Cantina, Madonna’s Rebel Heart Tour), choreographed by Kevin Maher (choreographer for Justin Bieber, Britney Spears and Madonna), with costumes by James Browne (costume design for musicals Cabaret, Ghost and Xanadu), lighting and set design by Philip Gladwell (Magic Mike Live, The Exorcist), and a thumping soundtrack from Danish electronic artist Kenneth Bager.

BLANC de BLANC performs Thursdays through Mondays (dark Tuesdays/Wednesdays) at 7 p.m. inside the BLANC de BLANC Theatre. Tickets range in price from $49 to $129 (Hot Tub tickets are priced for groups) and are on sale now at saharalasvegas.com. For more information, please visit blancvegas.com or follow the show on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

ABOUT STRUT & FRET
BLANC de BLANC is produced by Australian theatre and events company, Strut & Fret Production House. The company is renowned for innovative entertainment, high-flying spectacle, nu-circus, extreme theatre, and dynamic music experiences. With over 20 years’ experience, Strut & Fret have delivered hundreds of world-class events across more than 25 countries, from Brisbane to Bogota, Perth to Prague.

Led by Founding Director, Scott Maidment, the company has recently presented exclusive seasons at the Hippodrome Casino (London) and Paradise Island Resort (the Bahamas). The follow up to BLANC de BLANC, BLANC de BLANC Encore has recently completed a sold-out season at the Sydney Opera House, and cabaret sensation LIMBO has this year celebrated its 800th performance in Amsterdam.

Maidment was part of the creative team for Madonna’s 2015 Rebel Heart World Tour and has since been invited to curate and direct entertainment for Madonna’s birthday parties in the Hamptons and Morocco. strutnfret.com

About SAHARA Las Vegas
SAHARA Las Vegas is an all-encompassing resort and casino with 1,615 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers – including the AAA® Four Diamond Alexandria Tower, more than 95,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, three resort pools including two rooftop pools and a collection of acclaimed restaurants, bars and entertainment venues. The inviting casino occupies 60,000 square feet and features approximately 500 of the latest slot and video poker machines, more than 50 classic table games and Infinity – a premium gaming lounge. An impressive selection of culinary and cocktail offerings include Bazaar Meat by José Andrés™, named “Best Restaurant in Nevada” by Business Insider; CASBAR Lounge; Bella Bistro; Uno Más; Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen; Beers And Bets; Club 101; and more. The resort is also home to the BLANC de BLANC Theatre, an intimate, live entertainment venue where the international cabaret sensation of the same name performs. Additionally, SAHARA Las Vegas houses a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. For more information about SAHARA Las Vegas, please visit saharalasvegas.com and stay connected on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS

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WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS

THEATER

FOOTBALL CENTRAL
Every Playoff Sunday
FREE
9 AM

SHIMMER CABARET

“THE KING” STARRING TRENT CARLINI
Wednesday – Monday
6:30 PM (Show starts at 7 PM beginning 1/9)
$52 General Admission
$71 VIP
$39 NV Resident with local ID

PURPLE REIGN THE PRINCE TRIBUTE SHOW
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Sundays
*Dark January 4 – 8, 16
10:15 PM (Show starts at 8:45 PM beginning 1/9)
$49 General Admission
$69 – VIP
$89 – Purple Velvet VIP includes pre-seating and VIP seats, plus t-shirt and autographed photo
$19.99 – NV Resident with local ID

NOCHES MAZATLAN
Saturdays
10:30 PM – 4 AM
Latest Banda, Norteno, Cumbia, Pop y Rock En Espanol, Top 40 Dance
$10 Cover Charge (may vary)

Jennifer Romas Presents SEXXY
Wednesday through Sunday
11 PM
$29.95 GA or $39.95 VIP

 

WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS

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WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO ENTERTAINMENT LISTINGS

 

 

THEATER

FOOTBALL CENTRAL
Every Sunday
FREE
9 AM

MARISELA
January 1, 2015
9 PM
$35 – 75

SHIMMER CABARET

“THE KING” STARRING TRENT CARLINI
Wednesday – Monday
6:30 PM (Show starts at 7 PM beginning 1/9)
$52 General Admission
$71 VIP
$39 NV Resident with local ID

PURPLE REIGN THE PRINCE TRIBUTE SHOW
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Sundays
*Dark January 4 – 8, 16
10:15 PM (Show starts at 8:45 PM beginning 1/9)
$49 General Admission
$69 – VIP
$89 – Purple Velvet VIP includes pre-seating and VIP seats, plus t-shirt and autographed photo
$19.99 – NV Resident with local ID

NOCHES MAZATLAN
Saturdays
10:30 PM – 4 AM
Latest Banda, Norteno, Cumbia, Pop y Rock En Espanol, Top 40 Dance
$10 Cover Charge (may vary)

MONROY
December 31
9 PM
FREE

Jennifer Romas Presents SEXXY
Opening January 4
Wednesday through Sunday
11 PM
$29.95 GA or $39.95 VIP

BALLROOM

WESTGATE NYE CELEBRATION 2015
Starring Nightshift
December 31
8:15 PM
$104.95 (Single ticket)/$170.90 (A pair of tickets)

PARADISE EVENT CENTER

Old School 105.7 and CAA INTL Present
5TH ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY
December 31
9 PM
$49

TEMPO

DJ EZ
December 31
9 PM – 3 AM
FREE

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Announces Las Vegas’ Newest Topless Review, Sexxy

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Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Announces
Las Vegas’ Newest Topless Review, Sexxy

Show features talented local headliner, dancer and choreographer Jennifer Romas


Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is proud to announce the addition of Las Vegas’ newest topless review appropriately titled, “Sexxy.” Suggesting show-goers leave their inhibitions at the door, the show features the talented Jennifer Romas and will debut on January 4 inside the 300-seat Shimmer Cabaret.

Sexxy will take audience members through a journey of sensual, sexual, fun and enticing vignettes that incorporates the top ten most popular erotic fantasies. The show will encompass all eras of music, appealing to both men and women of all ages. Dressed in tantalizing costumes, the cast of seven highly trained female dancers will come into the audience for an interactive guest experience. The show boasts a shock element not seen in other topless review shows, as well as a few other surprises that will keep customers both entertained and captivated.

Sexxy will arouse a standing ovation in one way…or another,” said Jennifer Romas, creator, producer, choreographer and star of Sexxy. “The show is “sexxy,” sassy with a bit of edge and is sure to please everyone. My cast is amazing…they are brilliant and “sexxy” in their own right.”

With more than 30 years of dancing experience, Romas got her start as a gymnast. The former Minnesota State Floor Champion received a dance scholarship to work with the world-renowned Gus Giordano Dance School in Chicago where she later toured and taught for the company. Romas has been featured on numerous national television shows including NBC’s America’s Got Talent and VH-1’s Rock of Love, and performed as a lead dancer in Striptease The Show, Monster Circus, Splash and ICANDY Burlesque. Romas has also had the opportunity to work for big screen films such as Sony’s Think Like a Man Too, and most recently had the distinct honor of choreographing for pop-superstar Britney Spears. She is currently the solo dancer in Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show, also performing at Westgate’s Shimmer Cabaret, and is the owner of JRR Enterprises LV.

“Westgate is committed to appealing to a wide variety of guests through our diverse line up of entertainment options,” said Rick White, Vice President of Entertainment at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. “In a city where topless entertainment is prevalent, we believe Sexxy will distinguish itself as a must-see show of this type in Las Vegas.”

Sexxy debuts Sunday, January 4 and will perform through Thursday, January 8 for the first week only. After that, the show can be seen nightly at 11 p.m., dark Monday and Tuesday. Tickets start at $29.95 for general admission and $39.95 for VIP admission. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.

Effective the week of January 12, 2015, Westgate will have a new show schedule that will reflect the following changes:

·     The King starring Trent Carlini: 7:00 p.m., dark on Tuesdays

·     Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show: 8:45 p.m., dark Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

·     Sexxy: 11:00 p.m., dark Mondays and Tuesdays

For more information or to purchase tickets to Sexxy, please call the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Box Office at 800-222-5361 or visit https://www.westgatedestinations.com/nevada/las-vegas/westgate-las-vegas-hotel-casino/entertainment/.

Follow @sexxyshowlv on Twitter and use the hashtag #sexxyshowlv.

 
ABOUT WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO
The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & 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®. The Westgate Las Vegas provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, delicious homestyle cooking in the elegant atmosphere of Sid’s Cafe, 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.  The property boasts entertainment in the main theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners and production shows in 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.westgatelasvegasresort.com.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Updated Entertainment / Nightlife Schedule

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Updated Entertainment / NIGHTLIFE Schedule

THE JOINT
JUST ADDED
Vegas Nightlife Fights – Dec. 9
Linkin Park – Jan. 10
Zac Brown Band with special guest Levi Lowrey – Jan. 11 & 12

VINYL
JUST ADDED
Crown Avenue – Dec. 10
UPDATED
Smashing Alice – Dec. 15 & Jan. 3
Sin City Sinners Christmas in Vegas, Holiday Extravaganza – Dec. 21
Metalachi Mondays – Dec. 30
Empire Records, All 90s Experience – Dec. 31

NIGHTLIFE
JUST ADDED
Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock, MO5AIC, Deven May, Chris Phillips, Natalie Toro, Skye Miles, Jennifer Romas, Cheryl Daro, Cast of Rock of Ages and Chippendales – Dec. 16
UPDATED
DJ Pizzo and Drazpa – Dec. 6
Craze, DJ Spair and Drazpa – Dec. 13

 

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.

 

Vegas Nightlife Fights *just added*                                                                                                                                                              Monday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

Tickets start at $20                                                                                                                                                                                        On sale now

Industry hosts and bartenders battle in regulation boxing ring. The main event features Dion Niemo (Body English Nightclub & Afterhours host) versus Ken Norton Jr. (son of former Heavy Weight Champion of the World). Additional fighters include Sal Wise (Angel Management Group marketing director) and Mark Alum (Spearmint Rhino Las Vegas bartender). A total of 10 percent of the door sales will benefit Barry’s Boxing Center, a nonprofit organization developed to encourage, not discourage, young men and women in their pursuit of excellence in the sport of boxing both in and out of the ring.

Linkin Park *just added*                                                                                                                                                                               Friday, Jan. 10 at 9 p.m.

Tickets start at $85.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m.

Grammy-Award winning rock band, LINKIN PARK will bring its unique and high-energy music to The Joint on Friday, Jan. 10.

The SoCal sextet fused electronica, metal and hip-hop on its 2000 debut Hybrid Theory and made instant history. The band’s infectious singles overwhelmed radio formats and the Billboard charts, making it the best selling album in the world that year. With three GRAMMY nominations, six to date, a statuette for Best Hard Rock Performance, and later, the extraordinary Diamond certification, Hybrid Theory sold over 18 million copies worldwide.

The six friends with a dynamic assortment of talents — co-frontmen Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda, turntablist/video director Joe Hahn, percussionist Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson and bassist Dave “Phoenix” Farrell — stay multiple steps ahead of the increasingly derivative competition. Bennington’s lycanthropic croon-to-howl transformations offset Shinoda’s pointed, earnest MC screeds, while new singles like “Somewhere I Belong,” “Numb” and “Breaking the Habit” struck a perfect balance between processed and organic, anthemic and intimate. Sophomore sensation Meteora proved the band’s first album wasn’t a fluke, taking the successes of the first album and expanding upon them, sonically and emotionally.

From that point on, the band fully embraced the eclecticism hinted at in the first two records: they joined forces with hip-hop legend Jay-Z in 2004 for the groundbreaking mash-up Collision Course EP. Minutes to Midnight was the first of three boundary-pushing, full-length partnerships with iconic producer Rick Rubin (Beastie Boys, Metallica, Adele), followed by the daring, socio-political concept epic A Thousand Suns.

With so many forward-thinking looks in a catalog of just four albums, the band found imaginative ways of tying them together in 2012’s diverse Living Things. Like all of its prior records, it bowed at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and debuted at No. 1 in over 20 countries. Linkin Park is the first and only band to score five consecutive number one album debuts this century.

Linkin Park’s global touring numbers are even more ridiculous than its album sales. On its most recent tour cycle, the band played to over 1 million people in 79 shows on six continents. Since its inception, Linkin Park have prioritized exploring innovative means of connecting with its vast fan base.

 

Zac Brown Band with special guest Levi Lowrey *just added*                                                                                                                   Saturday, Jan. 11 and Sunday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $99.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m.

GRAMMY award-winning country/folk megastars Zac Brown Band will return to The Joint this winter for two phenomenal shows on Saturday, Jan. 11 and Sunday, Jan. 12.

Demand for the Zac Brown Band experience is at an all-time high. The multi-platinum, three-time GRAMMY award-winning outfit throws down every night with expert musicianship, hearty Southern rock, and an unparalleled fan experience that’s selling out arenas and amphitheaters from coast to coast.

The band’s third studio album Uncaged debuted at No. 1 with its best first-week sales of 234,000 copies, followed by the triple-platinum major label debut The Foundation and platinum No. 1 You Get What You Give. Together these albums have produced a historic series of 10 No. 1 hit singles.

The Georgia seven-piece has been lauded by fans and critics alike as a “truly astounding troupe of musicians” with a “staggering display of instrumental prowess” that makes them “one of the best live bands on the planet.”

Levi Lowrey is a singer and songwriter who has performed extensively as a solo artist, headliner and supporting act. He co-wrote the Zac Brown Band’s single “The Wind” from the band’s No. 1 Billboard album Uncaged, has been nominated for several County Music Awards and was named one of 13 for 13” Ones to Watch in 2013 by Roughstock.

 

Mark & Mercedes’ Not So Silent Night featuring The Fray with special guests Gavin DeGraw, Five for Fighting and Offset Season *this weekend*                                             

Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.

Tickets start at $29.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale now

Mix 94.1 is kicking off the holiday season with another all-star line-up at The Joint on Friday, Dec. 6. Mark & Mercedes’ Not So Silent Night will feature The Fray with special guests Gavin DeGraw, Five for Fighting and Offset Season.

The Fray will headline this year’s Not So Silent Night. The band comprised of Isaac Slade, Joe King, Ben Wysocki and Dave Welsh formed in 2002 and has been producing hits ever since. The Fray has been nominated for multiple GRAMMY’s and ranked No. 84 on Billboard’s “Artists of the Decade” list. The group is best known for such hits as “Over My Head (Cable Car)” and “How to Save a Life.”

Fellow rockers, Gavin DeGraw and Five for Fighting will perform as special guests. DeGraw is known for hits such as “Chariot” and “I Don’t Want to Be,” and has sold more than 1 million records in the U.S. Five for Fighting has sold over 2.5 million records and produced the GRAMMY-nominated single “Superman.” Also making a special appearance will be Las Vegas’ own, Offset Season.

Mix 94.1 is offering a VIP experience with a portion of proceeds from ticket sales benefitting American Heart Association. Available for $150, the package includes one suite ticket to the show and one pass to a private party from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Vinyl featuring meet-and-greet opportunities, an open bar and appetizers provided by 福Fú.

 

The Black Crowes                                                                                                                                                                                           Friday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $39.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale now

The Black Crowes headline at The Joint in support of its “Lay Down With Number 13” tour. The band’s tour kicked off March 24 after ending a two-year hiatus with five sold-out U.K. shows. They’ve been flying high since in the U.S. and Europe, where they performed from June 18 to July 6, including headlining shows, festivals and two stadium concerts with Bruce Springsteen. The Black Crowes have sold 35 million albums and is known as one of rock’s best live acts. The band’s powerful performances are captured on its latest release Wiser for the Time, a four-sided vinyl collection and double album digital download (Silver Arrow/Megaforce Records).

 

KOMP’s Totally Politically Correct Holiday Bash featuring Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington with special guests P.O.D. and Sick Puppies

Sunday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.

Tickets start at $39.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale now

KOMP’S Totally Politically Correct Holiday Bash featuring Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington with special guests P.O.D. and Sick Puppies will take over The Joint on Sunday, Dec. 15.

The men behind one of the most influential bands in rock ‘n’ roll, bassist Robert DeLeo, guitarist Dean DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots (STP), made the bold decision to join forces with Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington in early 2013. With Bennington in the fold, STP ignited a renaissance of newfound independence. STP released on Oct. 8 its highly anticipated EP, High Rise, which pulses with renewed energy and purpose.

P.O.D., also known as Payable on Death, has the right to talk about passion in music. Passion has been front and center since the band formed in 1992 in San Diego, and all the way up to the release of its eighth and latest record, Murdered Love. In the last two decades, the group has sold over 10 million albums (including 2001’s triple platinum record Satellite), garnered four No. 1 music videos, three GRAMMY nominations and over a dozen rock radio hits, including “Southtown,” “Alive,” “Youth of the Nation” and “Goodbye For Now.”

Sick Puppies’ recently released its third and most ambitious album, Connect. The trio is all about connection with their fans, each other, their own psyches, and each of the dozen songs on the album Connect, which include intense, epic rockers to mellower yet lyrically anguished ballads, is introspective yet also universal. From the first single, “There’s No Going Back” to the band’s most political song, the ironic “Gunfight,” Connect will exhilarate old fans and captivate new ones.

 

Steve Miller Band and The Doobie Brothers                                                                                                                                                 Saturday, Dec. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $59.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale now

Legendary rockers Steve Miller Band and The Doobie Brothers announced a special Saturday, Dec. 28 performance at The Joint. Both bands will perform their greatest hits during one amazing night at the award-winning music venue.

Steve Miller Band’s broad appeal crosses musical boundaries. Miller has released two new albums including the 2010 No. 1 blues album Bingo and its successor Let Your Hair Down – the first albums in 18 years. One of rock music’s all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band has sold more than 40 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. His trademark blues-rock sound made him one of the key artists in classic rock radio.

There’s no separating the unparalleled legacy of The Doobie Brothers from its latest released album, World Gone Crazy. In a sense, World Gone Crazy is an analogy for The Doobie Brothers as a whole. With founding members Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons, and 30 year-plus veterans John McFee and Michael Hossack, The Doobie Brothers have perfectly honored the band’s legacy with an offering that grows in unexpected new directions. Aside from a few years of inactivity in the mid-80s, The Doobie Brothers has continued to perform, create and record for over 21 years. The band that has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide is known for such hits as “Blackwater,” and “Takin’ It to the Streets.”

 

Imagine Dragons with special guests The Mowgli’s and Parade of Lights                                                                                                  Monday, Dec. 30 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $79.50                                                                                                                                                                                   On sale now

Platinum-selling rock band and Las Vegas’ very own Imagine Dragons will be kicking off the New Year’s celebrations in Las Vegas. The hometown band will be joined by special guests The Mowgli’s and Parade of Lights to rock out The Joint on Monday, Dec. 30.

Rolling Stone proclaimed Imagine Dragons “the biggest breakout of the year,” Entertainment Weekly called 2013 the “Year of the Dragons,” and Billboard noted “Imagine Dragons are rock’s 2013 live breakout.”

Imagine Dragons was formed in 2008 by Dan Reynolds (vocals) along with Wayne Sermon (guitar), Ben McKee (bass) and Daniel Platzman (drums). The band recorded and released its first three EPs (Imagine Dragons, Hell and Silence, and It’s Time) in Las Vegas. The single “It’s Time” holds the record for the longest run on AOL Radio’s “Top 10 Alternative Songs” of 2012. Local Vegas awards include “Best CD” in 2011 by Vegas Seven, “Best Local Indie Band” in 2010 by Las Vegas Weekly and “Las Vegas’ Newest Must-See Live Act” by Las Vegas CityLife.

Imagine Dragons’ debut album Night Visions on KIDinaKORNER/Interscope has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album arrived on the Billboard’s Top 200 chart at No. 2 with the best first-week sales for a full-length debut by a new rock band in over six years. The album has been propelled by the amazing success of the two-time platinum-selling single “It’s Time” and the six-time platinum follow-up “Radioactive,” which Rolling Stone named “the biggest rock hit of the year.” The current single, “Demons” has sold over 1.3 million copies.

Alternative rockers The Mowgli’s are from Southern California. The band is best known for its hit song “San Francisco,” which was No. 11 on Billboard’s “Alternative Songs” chart this year. The group is named after a character in “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling.

Parade of Lights is an alternative-electro band based in Los Angeles. Comprised of Ryan Daly, Anthony Improgo, Michelle Ashley and Randy Schulte, the group combines equal parts rock, electro, and shoegaze to create a unique blend of 80s influenced pop drawing on inspiration from artists such as U2, Depeche Mode, M83 and Madonna.

 

Pixies                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m.

(Special guest Best Coast)

Tickets start at $42                                                                                                                                                                                        On sale now

Fortified with sold-out U.S. club shows and UK/European tour, Pixies announce that a 33-city, coast-to-coast North American leg has been added to its 2013 – 2014 world tour. The band with special guest Best Coast will play at The Joint on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.

Pixies, composed of guitarist and vocalist Black Francis, guitarist Joey Santiago, drummer David Lovering, and touring bassist Kim Shattuck, are on the road in support of the band’s first collection of new music in more than 20 years. This tour will feature a brand new stage set and production, and will give the band an opportunity to not only debut brand new songs, but to offer the most wide-ranging concert set lists in the band’s career.

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.

 

Crown Avenue *just added*                                                                                                                                                                          Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 8:45 p.m.

FREE

Crown Avenue is a Las Vegas-based cover band playing hits from The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Bell Biv DeVoe, Adele and more.

 

RESIDENT SHOW

Andrew Dice Clay *today / this weekend*                                                                                                                                                   Dec. 5 – 8 at 9 p.m.

Tickets start at $54                                                                                                                                                                                        On sale now 

Vinyl welcomes America’s rock ‘n’ roll comedy legend Andrew Dice Clay for 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.

 

Metalachi Mondays *updated*                                                                                                                                                                      Dec. 9 at 8:30 p.m.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dec. 30 at 7 p.m.

FREE

Vinyl welcomes Metalachi, the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band, for Metalachi Mondays. The band is known for playing traditional mariachi instruments while covering Gun N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and more.

 

An Evening with Aaron Lewis                                                                                                                                                                        Wednesday, Dec. 11 – Saturday, Dec. 14 at 9:30 p.m.

Tickets – $49.50                                                                                                                                                                                             On sale now

Staind frontman Aaron Lewis broke free with a solo music career in 2011, refashioning himself as a country singer on his EP, Town Line.

 

Smashing Alice *updated*                                                                                                                                                                             Sunday, Dec. 15 and Friday, Jan. 3 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. 

 

New Amsterdam “It’s Your Town” presents Rusty Maples                                                                                                                         Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 8:30 p.m.

FREE

Rusty Maples is known for its well-crafted, tender lyrics, classic themes and energetic, folk-inspired pop songs.

 

Sin City Sinners Christmas in Vegas, Holiday Extravaganza *updated*                                                                                                      Saturday, Dec. 21 at 9 p.m.

FREE
Sin City Sinners is a Las Vegas-based rock ‘n’ roll group that performs originals and covers at key venues in the Valley. In 2010, Sin City Sinners was awarded Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best In Vegas – Editor’s Pick.” All attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots and the United States Marine Corps. Marines in uniform will be present to man the donated toys. A specialty Angel Delight cocktail mixed with cream, triple sec, gin and dashes of grenadine with crushed candy can around the rim will be available for $6 with $1 being donated to Toys for Tots.

 

Jim Norton                                                                                                                                                                                                      Friday, Dec. 27 and Sunday, Dec. 29 at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $40                                                                                                                                                                                        On sale now

Standup comedian Jim Norton showcases his brutally honest sense of humor for two nights of comedic performances.

 

Rival Sons                                                                                                                                                                                                       Saturday, Dec. 28 at 9:30 p.m.

(Special guests Sir Madam and Beware of Darkness)

Tickets – $23                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

California rockers Rival Sons was named “Rock Band to Watch” by The Huffington Post in 2009. The band has opened as a supporting act to artists such as AC/DC, Alice Cooper and Kid Rock.

 

High Voltage, AC/DC Production Show                                                                                                                                                         Sunday, Dec. 29 at 11 p.m.

FREE

High Voltage 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.

 

Empire Records, All 90s Experience  *updated*                                                                                                                                           Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 10:30 p.m.

FREE

The Empire Records brings its 90s covers to Vinyl, playing artists such as Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Sublime and more. The band will do a special New Years Eve countdown with a champagne toast. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid form of identification to attend.

 

L.A. Guns                                                                                                                                                                                                         Saturday, Jan. 4 at 9 p.m.

(Special guest Sin City Sinners)

Tickets – $22                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

L.A. Guns is known for being veterans of Sunset Strip’s hair metal scene.

 

Lita Ford                                                                                                                                                                                                          Friday, Jan. 10 at 9:30 p.m.

Tickets – $23                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

Lita Ford was the lead guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for The Runaways before embarking on a solo career in the 80s. Considered one of the most important female representatives of the rock genre, Ford will take the stage for a night of rock ‘n’ roll with hits from her Living Like a Runaway album.

 

Yellowcard                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sunday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m.

(Special guest What’s Eating Gilbert)

Tickets – $22                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

The punk-inspired rock band Yellowcard hit the music scene with its single “Ocean Avenue” in 2003 when the song was certified double platinum. The band recently returned from a brief hiatus and continues to be a crowd favorite by performing new and older hits.

 

Mayer Hawthorne                                                                                                                                                                                          Saturday, Feb. 8 at 9 p.m.

(Special guest Quadron)

Tickets – $20                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

Mayer Hawthorne started making music for his friends and family before being discovered by Stones Throw Records where he released his hit songs “Just Ain’t Gonna Work Out” and “When I Said Goodbye.” The eclectic DJ and producer has toured with Bruno Mars, Foster the People, Erykah Badu, Janelle Monáe and the late Amy Winehouse.

 

New Politics                                                                                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.

(Special guests Magic Man and Sleeper Agent)

Tickets – $15                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

Indie rock band New Politics head to Vinyl for a night of punk, pop and electronically induced dance rock.

 

Sharon Corr                                                                                                                                                                                                    Saturday, March 1 at 10 p.m.

Tickets – $22                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

Sharon Corr is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician and TV personality who is best known for co-founding the pop-rock band The Corrs.

 

Death Angel                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tuesday, March 4 at 8 p.m.
Tickets – $16                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

Death Angel combines serious guitar crunch and speed with technical expertise, creating complex thrash metal filled with time changes and tricky arrangements.

 

London Grammar                                                                                                                                                                                            Saturday, March 22 at 9 p.m.

Tickets – $15                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

British trip hop trio London Grammar brings its blend of ambient, ethereal and classical sounds with melancholy guitar, soaring vocals and plaintive lyrics to Vinyl.

 

Reverend Horton Heat                                                                                                                                                                                   Friday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m.

(Special guests T.S.O.L. and Deke Dickerson)

Tickets – $25                                                                                                                                                                                                  On sale now

Psychobilly trio Reverend Horton Heat creates crazy rock shows. The band mixes several music genres including country, surf, punk, big band, swing and more.

 

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 10:30 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.

Dec. 6
DJ Pizzo and Drazpa *updated / this weekend*

Dec. 7
DJ Presto One and Ryne Green *this weekend*

Dec. 13
Craze, DJ Spair and Drazpa *updated*

Dec. 14
Richard Beynon and Ryne Green            

Dec. 15
Dorm Days Red Tie Holiday Party with DJ set by Joe Hahn of Linkin Park  

Dec. 16
Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock, MO5AIC, Deven May, Chris Phillips, Natalie Toro, Skye Miles, Jennifer Romas, Cheryl Daro, Cast of Rock of Ages and Chippendales *just added*

Dec. 30
Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons with CB Shaw

zac brown band
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 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, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones, Rocks The Jewelers and Rock Paper Photo. 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.

 

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