RECAP+SIGHTING: Backstreet Boys Take Over Drai’s Beachclub atop The Cromwell, July 2


Backstreet Boys Take Over Drai’s Beachclub atop The Cromwell, July 2

Wiz Khalifa Makes Surprise Appearance, Billie Lourd Spotted Partying Poolside


Yesterday (July 2, 2017), the best-selling boy band of all-time, Backstreet Boys took over Drai’s Beachclub atop The Cromwell in Las Vegas for an unforgettable Independence Day Weekend celebration featuring a thrilling set by resident artist DJ Franzen. Pop juggernauts AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Kevin Richardson and Howie Dorough spent the afternoon celebrating the conclusion of the second leg of their sold-out Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino residency by partying poolside with fans at the rooftop oasis. Throughout the afternoon, the guys took time to greet fans and sign autographs, and delivered a toast to a wild summer before leading partygoers in a sing-along of their GRAMMY-nominated hit “I Want It That Way.” Drai’s LIVE resident artist Wiz Khalifa took part in the sky-high revelry, surprising partygoers by taking the stage later in the day. Actress Billie Lourd, daughter of the late Carrie Fisher, was also seen soaking up the sun alongside friend and fellow actor Austen Rydell at a private bungalow.

A one-of-a-kind experience, Drai’s Las Vegas is at the forefront of the ever-changing day and nightlife scene, offering one-of-a-kind live entertainment experiences featuring today’s most celebrated artists. For tickets and more information, visit

Photos: Courtesy of Jesse J Sutherland/Tony Tran Photography

Video: Courtesy of Drai’s Las Vegas


About Drai’s Beachclub • Nightclub

Strategically located at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Blvd. on the rooftop of Caesars Entertainment’s new 188-room boutique hotel The Cromwell, Drai’s Beachclub • Nightclub takes entertainment and nightlife to new heights.  The Strip’s only rooftop Beachclub includes multiple pools shaded by 10 towering palm trees, a variety of cabanas and bungalows, two full-service bars and a gourmet kitchen. Drai’s Nightclub is a dazzling, multi-level club with an expansive dance floor, massive LED lighting systems, and modern technology featuring more than 7,000 square feet of the most state of the art high definition LEDs in production, including a towering 80-sided LED disco ball – the only one of its kind, and the opportunity to detonate custom rooftop firework shows.  Additionally, the legendary Drai’s After Hours is back in its original location for its 20th year.   For more information, visit and follow Drai’s on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – @draislv.

Recap/Photos: Body English Nightclub & Afterhours Hosted the Backstreet Boys Official Concert After Party, Sept. 7



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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas welcomed the Backstreet Boys for their official concert after party at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours on Saturday, Sept. 7.

The night kicked off as band members Nick Carter, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson allowed 150 lucky fans to quit playing games with their heart during a special meet and greet at the property’s small, intimate music venue, Vinyl. The boys then proceeded to Body English Nightclub & Afterhours where they were welcomed by a full-house of supporters. Carter, Dorough and Richardson immediately hit the stage to thank everyone for coming out and chanted “ain’t no party like a Backstreet party, because a Backstreet party don’t stop” as the crowd sang along.

The “larger than life” event continued as Carter took over the DJ booth for an exclusive one-hour set. Dorough and Richardson joined their fellow band member on stage as they pulled several girls up and posed for pictures with partygoers. Carter’s beats had the nightclub bumpin’ as he played popular hits such as “I Got A Feeling,” by The Black Eyed Peas; “Whatever You Like,” by T.I.; “This Is How We Do It,” by Montell Jordan, and many more. The boys proved that Backstreet’s back, alright with the energetic set while dancing, singing and encouraging fans to rock their bodies right throughout the rest of the evening.

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Photo Credit: © Erik Kabik      

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, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; 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 Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.