Kings of Leon Pledge Proceeds from Upcoming Show at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Nashville’s Music Cares Fund in Support of Recent Las Vegas Tragedy, Oct. 6

 

 

 

 

 

KINGS OF LEON PLEDGE PROCEEDS FROM THIS FRIDAY’S LAS VEGAS TOUR DATE TO NASHVILLE’S

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DONATION FROM OCTOBER 6 SHOW AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO VIA THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE WILL FURTHER NASHVILLE’S SUPPORT TO LAS VEGAS

 

In light of the horrific tragedy that occurred in Las Vegas on Sunday night, Kings of Leon has pledged unwavering support for Las Vegas.  The band has announced that all net proceeds from their Oct. 6 Las Vegas tour date at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will be donated to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s Music City Cares Fund. The donation to the CFMT fund will be directed to support Las Vegas nonprofits helping with immediate and long-term needs of the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting victims.

 

“Following the horrific events of this past weekend in Las Vegas, which have touched so many here and beyond, including members of our own Hard Rock Las Vegas family, we are honored to help the victims, their families and first responders for their heroic efforts,” said Jody Lake, chief operating officer at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.

 

Tickets to the October 6 WALLS tour date show – featuring opener Dawes – at The Joint in Las Vegas, NV may be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX or online at www.axs.com

MGM Resorts Village 2014 Events By The Numbers

MGM RESORTS VILLAGE

 

MGM RESORTS VILLAGE 2014 EVENTS BY THE NUMBERS

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Kings of Leon's Mechanical Bull Tour at the MGM Resorts Village

This fall the MGM Resorts Village became the most versatile new entertainment space on The Strip. In only five weeks, this unique outdoor venue was home to 5 special and diverse events appealing to fans from around the world: iHeartRadio Music Festival Village, Blvd Brew Fest, the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival, the two-day Rock ‘n Roll Wine Amplified Festival and SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road presented by Traxxas.

Music acts – ranging from Iggy Azalea to Blake Shelton and Blink-182 to Kings of Leon found their way to the Village and performed in front of energized crowds. Interactive experiences were created for each event and ranged from a foam pit at Route 91 Harvest Festival to caricature stations at iHeartRadio Music Festival Village. A water slide and sand pit area were a nice way for guests to cool off.

After the music died down, the dust didn’t have a chance to settle as the venue was transformed into a race track. Versatile off-road trucks, made to race on virtually any surface, flew through the air nearly 20 feet off the ground landing on man-made ramps throughout the Village.

See the Village from construction to production through an aerial time-lapse video here.

Five weeks. 1 unforgettable new venue. How does it all break down?
1 Main Stage
5 weekends of festival and event frenzy
5 Entrance Gates
7 days of festival fun
8 VIP Suites
12 trucks raced in the 2 Traxxas events
15 acres of festival space
24 days to set up the MGM Resorts Village
58 performances on the MGM Resorts Village Main Stage
118 speakers on the Main Stage
125 tons of sand in the sand pit
150+ miles per hour – the trucks’ maximum speed during event competition
3,161 gallons of beer consumed during Blvd Brew Fest
5,704 corks collected during Rock and Roll Wine Festival
• 8,058 delicious food truck items enjoyed during Rock and Roll Wine Festival
• More than 65,000 festival goers in attendance.

Outdoor Music Festivals Hit The Strip

Outdoor Music Festivals Hit The Strip

With fall quickly approaching and temperatures dropping, there’s no better place to be in Las Vegas than outside, surrounded by the excitement of The Strip. Located across from Luxor Hotel and Casino, the MGM Resorts Village, the new 12-acre flexible outdoor event venue, is making it easy for music lovers of all genres to sing along with their favorite tunes day and night through the upcoming fall months.

 

 

 

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September 20: iHeartRadio Music Festival Village
For the second consecutive year, iHeartRadio sets the stage with a daytime experience at the MGM Resorts Village in conjunction with the two-day concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Locals and tourists alike can check out the hottest musicians including Iggy Azalea, Neon Trees, Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino, Magic!, The Pretty Reckless, Nico & Vinz and Lil Jon, among others, all while soaking in some Vitamin D. The Festival Village also will offer fan zones and interactive experiences by iHeartRadio’s brand partners.

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September 27: Boulevard Brew Fest
GRAMMY Award-winning band Kings of Leon will headline the Boulevard Brew Fest with its Mechanical Bull Tour at the MGM Resorts Village. Young The Giant, Kongos and more will join Kings of Leon for the event presented by MGM Resorts International and Oregon Brewers Festival.  While enjoying live performances, Boulevard Brew Fest attendees will have the opportunity to “tap” in to a seven-hour beer-topia featuring more than 60 unique Oregon beers from more than 50 breweries, along with local selections handcrafted by multiple Las Vegas-based craft breweries. Food trucks will be on hand to round out the experience.

 

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October 3 – 5: Route 91 Harvest Festival
Route 91 Harvest is a three-day country music festival that pays homage to the iconic Las Vegas Boulevard, originally known as Route 91. The festival will boast a gathering of A-list country performers including headliners Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, along with Dierks Bentley and Brantley Gilbert, among others. Dust off that cowboy hat and polish those spurs – this is one festival not to miss!

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October 10 – 11: Rock ‘n Roll Wine Amplified Weekend 
For the ninth consecutive year, MGM Resorts International will partner with Rock ‘n Roll Wine to host the “Wine Amplified Festival.” Based on the event’s increased popularity, the two-day festival will be held for the first time at the MGM Resorts Village and will feature headliners Train and Blink 182 in addition to performances by Violent Femmes, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Magic!, Better than Ezra, The Mowgli’s, of Verona and Mystic Roots, just to name a few.

This year’s wine tasting and music festival will be a high-energy, interactive experience revolutionizing the way wine is presented, perceived and enjoyed. The venue will be transformed into a slice of wine country featuring more than 60 wineries, 150 wines and 20 craft beers. Additional highlights include a hidden speakeasy, barrel tasting, grape stomping, libation lounge and a wide-variety of food truck options.

Kings of Leon Moves Mechanical Bull Tour to Las Vegas Strip for Blvd Brew Fest Saturday, Sept. 27

KINGS OF LEON MOVES MECHANICAL BULL TOUR TO

LAS VEGAS STRIP SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

GRAMMY-Winning Band to Headline Boulevard Brew Fest at The Lot Across From Luxor; Tickets Now on Sale

GRAMMY Award-winning band Kings Of Leon announced its 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour will move its Saturday, Sept. 27 performance from the MGM Grand Garden Arena to The Lot along the Las Vegas Strip when it headlines the Boulevard Brew Fest. Young The Giant, Kongos and others will join Kings of Leon for the event presented by MGM Resorts International and Oregon Brewers Festival. Doors are scheduled to open at 5 p.m.

Blvd Brew Fest attendees will have the opportunity to tap in to a seven-hour beer-topia featuring more than 60 unique Oregon beers from more than 50 breweries, along with local selections handcrafted by multiple Las Vegas-based craft brewery favorites. There also will be food trucks offering a wide variety of food options.

The Blvd Brew Fest aims to become the gold standard in Craft Beer and Music Festivals. To kick off the debut event, MGM Resorts has partnered with the Oregon Brewers Festival. The Oregon Brewers, who sport more than 27 years of experience in the business, have watched more than 85,000 guests come through their gates annually and will bring the legendary Brew Festival experience to The Strip.

General admission tickets priced at $59 and VIP tickets priced at $129, not including applicable service charges, are now on sale and available at www.ticketmaster.com and www.blvdbrewfest.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.

Tickets for the original Kings of Leon performance at MGM Grand will be honored at the new venue or guests can receive a full refund at the original point of purchase. The deadline for refunds is Friday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.

For more information about the Blvd Brew Fest or Kings of Leon, visit www.blvdbrewfest.com. www.kingsofleon.com, www.facebook.com/kingsofleon or www.livenation.com.

 

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MGM GRAND Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

LADY GAGA
Lady Gaga, one of the top global touring acts of this decade, will make two stops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Friday, Aug. 1 while on her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour. The recently stage has been uniquely designed to bring Lady Gaga even closer to her fans, no matter where they are seated.

Dates: Friday, Aug. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $35, $49.50, $85 (general admission and reserved seating) and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

AEROSMITH
Aerosmith and special guest SLASH, featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, will join forces for the LET ROCK RULE Tour as it makes its way to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 2. Aerosmith has sold more than 150 million albums, won four GRAMMY Awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. SLASH has amassed album sales of more than 100 million copies, earned a GRAMMY Award and seven GRAMMY nominations and also has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $69.50, $99.50 and $149.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Nov. 28. In March 2013, the GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience Part 1 of 2 which was certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week sales for a male artist in five years. The album hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Continuing the musical journey, Timberlake released the highly anticipated The 20/20 Experience Part 2 of 2 in October 2013 featuring the singles “Take Back the Night” and “TKO.”

Dates: Friday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Nov. 28
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $75, $125 and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

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ROBERTO CARLOS
Roberto Carlos, an icon of Latin American romance and the King of Latin Pop, will bring his Projeto Emocoes (“Emotions Project”) show to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Sept. 6 for a one-night spectacular. Carlos has released more than 58 albums in Brazil, more than 100 albums internationally and has composed more than 500 songs. The performance will mark Carlos’ first appearance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $134.50 and $174.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA II
Eleven-time world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face Marcos “El Chino” Maidana in a rematch Saturday, Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Their first meeting was an epic 12-round showdown that ended in a majority decision in favor of the pound-for-pound champion Mayweather. The undefeated Mayweather (46-0, 26 KOs), an 11-time world champion in five weight divisions, is boxing’s biggest star and undisputed pound-for-pound champion. The 30-year-old Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) put on a show this past May when he stood toe-to-toe and challenged the king of boxing before losing a majority decision that left the MGM Grand Garden Arena and sports world buzzing. The event will air live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 13
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $350, $600, $850, $1200 and $1600
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person with a limit of two (2) at the $350 price range. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

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ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ
Leading Latin pop star Alejandro Fernandez will return to Las Vegas bringing his Confidencias World Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for a Mexican Independence Day celebration Sunday, Sept. 14. Fernandez, who channels Mexico’s rich tradition through his music and continues to capture the hearts of fans worldwide, is one of the most accomplished vocalists and biggest-selling artists in Latin music history.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 14
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $65, $75, $99, $175 and $225 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

KATY PERRY
International superstar Katy Perry will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 26 for her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR, in support of PRISM. The new album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and remained in the Top 10 three months following its release. The platinum album has given Perry the biggest single of her career with “Roar,” while “Dark Horse” became her 13th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Perry will be joined by Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara.

Date: Friday, Sept. 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $29.50, $49, $93.50 and $153.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

KINGS OF LEON
Kings of Leon will return to the North American arena circuit for the first time in more than two years with their 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour Saturday, Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The group will be joined by American indie rock band Young The Giant and South African alternative rock band Kongos.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 27
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $49.50 and $75.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.comor ticketmaster.com.

FROZEN FURY XVI: LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. COLORADO AVALANCHE
The NHL returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 4 for Frozen Fury XVI, when the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings take on the Colorado Avalanche. The game will be played as part of the 2014 preseason schedule.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 4
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $53 and $95; $200, $250 and $300 (VIP tickets along the glass and upper railing)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 11 as part of the band’s History of the Eagles tour. The band will perform classic songs, including some that have never been performed live, as well as songs featured in “History of the Eagles,” the band’s acclaimed, top-selling documentary. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five No. 1 U.S. singles and six GRAMMY Awards.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 11
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $85, $155, $195 and $255 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND
Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will return to Las Vegas for two fun-filled performances at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25 as part of Jimmy Buffett’s This One’s For You Tour 2014. Buffett has recorded more than 30 records, most of which have been certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum. “Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads” is one of the best-selling box sets in MCA Records history and was certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Dates: Saturday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $40, $70, $105 and $210 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

NBA PRE-SEASON: LOS ANGELES LAKERS vs. SACRAMENTO KINGS
The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Sacramento Kings Friday, Oct. 24 in the second NBA pre-season matchup at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Superstar Kobe Bryant will lead the Lakers as the team prepares for the 2014 – 2015 season. Sacramento will look to make a name for itself in the highly competitive Western Conference with a roster featuring young talent and experienced veterans.

Date: Friday, Oct. 24
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $25, $40, $55, $75, $150 and $500
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

15th ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS
The Latin GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Thursday, Nov. 20. The show will air in the United States on the UNIVISION Network from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT. This year marks the seventh time Latin music’s most prestigious awards telecast will take place in Las Vegas and the first time at MGM Grand. This year’s nominations will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 24, with additional details to follow.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 20
Time: Doors open at 3:30 p.m.; Show begins at 5 p.m. PST
Prices: $50, $125, $175, $325, $450 and $600 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to the United States in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley. As is now tradition, Bocelli’s holiday-timed U.S. tours receive “rousing ovations” annually.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.comor ticketmaster.com.

BEACHER’S MADHOUSE

Guests are taken on a sensory journey into the unconventional world of Beacher’s Madhouse from the moment they enter the 8,500-square-foot performance theatre. Jeff Beacher, who Rolling Stone magazine declared the “Best Showman on The Strip,” is best known for his ability to push the boundaries of entertainment and fantasy. The venue has been a favorite of some of the world’s most notable A-list celebrities including Johnny Depp, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest, among others.

Dates/Time: Thursday – Saturday: Opens at 10:30 p.m.
Dark: Sunday – Wednesday
Prices: $75 and $125 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); VIP packages beginning at $175 include front row table seating and complimentary bottle of vodka or champagne.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com, ticketmaster.com or beachersmadhouse.com, or by calling (323) 785-3036.

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: July 21 – September 8; September 23 – October 20;
October 28 – November 13; November 21 – December 3; December 15 – 31
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout 2014 with many of his colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are July 28 – August 3; September 27 – October 1 and October 20 – 26.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Afrojack, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Table reservations complete with bottle service are available. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-3838 for more information

HAKKASAN THURSDAYS
Hakkasan Nightclub prides itself on its ability to create unrivaled experiences for its guests. With the launch of its signature industry event Hakkasan Thursdays, the nightspot opens both its main room and Ling Ling Club each week as international DJs bring the latest in electronic music and open-format beats to clubgoers.

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES/DINING

TAP
TAP is a high-energy restaurant and sports bar where guests can enjoy the latest sporting events while surrounded by sports history. Every seat in the 220-seat restaurant offers a prime view of the biggest games broadcast live on TAP’s 60 HD flat-screen televisions. One-of-a-kind items collected from events held in Las Vegas, known for hosting many of the world’s biggest sporting events, are displayed throughout the space.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary.
Contact: Call (702) 891-1111 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

CENTRIFUGE
MGM Grand offers guests a chance to be the center of attention at Centrifuge, the 77-seat bar featuring an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

WEST WING BAR
The West Wing Bar provides a secluded place to hang out, meet before an evening of dining and entertainment or wind down with a nightcap. West Wing Bar is open daily at 4 p.m. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ROUGE
With sleek chrome accents and Ferrari Red furnishings, this bar and hot spot offers a place where you can quench more than your thirst. A sophisticated staff serves an array of exquisite cocktails, champagnes, fine wines and specialty beers. Live entertainment is offered Tuesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

KÀ LOUNGE
Located at the KÀ Theatre lobby, experience live music and show characters while sipping on handcrafted cocktails Tuesday – Saturday from 4 – 6 p.m.

DAYLIFE

WET REPUBLIC ULTRA POOL
WET REPUBLIC, MGM Grand’s ultra pool, provides guests with the ultimate nightlife vibe merged seamlessly with poolside pampering and relaxation. This adults-only playground features a 54,500-square-foot pool and lounge area, featuring six new VIP Bungalows equipped with plush furniture, TVs and misting fans, all accompanied by three private plunge pools providing guests with the ultimate daytime VIP experience. The venue also adds convenience to the guest experience with a number of newly installed restroom and shower facilities. Additional newly remodeled features include an expanded DJ booth along with an upgraded LED display and an expanded bar. Featured resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Dada Life, Steve Aoki and Afrojack, among others.

Dates: Thursday – Monday
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of
age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-3563 for more information

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is available at MGM Grand in the hometown of the original top-rated “CSI” television series – Las Vegas. A challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction, CSI: The Experience places guests in the role of crime scene investigator as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries. The average experience lasts 45 – 60 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4 – 11); second re-entry is priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior admission; not including service fees ***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
Additional Information: CSI: The Experience is designed for guests 12 years of age or older. Multimedia portions of the exhibit are presented in English with Spanish subtitles. For more information, call MGM Grand at (702) 891-7006 or go online to mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

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MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ERISLANDY LARA
The two best junior middleweights in the world will meet to decide 154-pound supremacy Saturday, July 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KOs) will square off against WBA Junior Middleweight World Champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (19-1-2, 12 KOs) in a 12-round bout. A former world champion and only 23 years old, Canelo has captivated fans worldwide with his exciting fighting style and charisma in and out of the ring. In his most recent bout, Lara won a 12-round unanimous decision over Austin Trout last December and now the 31-year-old will attempt to defeat Canelo. The event will air live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Date: Saturday, July 12
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $50, $75, $150, $250, $500 and $750
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

LADY GAGA
Lady Gaga, one of the top global touring acts of this decade, will make two stops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Saturday, July 19 and Friday, Aug. 1 while on her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour. The recently revealed stage for Lady Gaga’s artRAVE: the ARTPOP ball was uniquely designed to bring Lady Gaga even closer to her fans, no matter where they are seated.

Dates: Saturday, July 19 and Friday, Aug. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $35, $49.50 and $85 (general admission and reserved seating) and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

AEROSMITH
Aerosmith and special guest SLASH, featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, will join forces for the LET ROCK RULE Tour as it makes its way to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 2. Aerosmith has sold more than 150 million albums, won four GRAMMY Awards and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. SLASH has amassed album sales of more than 100 million copies, earned a GRAMMY Award and seven GRAMMY nominations and also has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $69.50, $99.50 and $149.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

 

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour, his first tour in six years, back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Nov. 28. In March 2013, the GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience Part 1 of 2 which was certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week sales for a male artist in five years. The album hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Continuing the musical journey, Timberlake released the highly anticipated The 20/20 Experience Part 2 of 2 in October 2013 featuring the singles “Take Back the Night” and “TKO.”

Dates: Friday, Aug. 8 and Friday, Nov. 28
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $75, $125 and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ROBERTO CARLOS
Roberto Carlos, an icon of Latin American romance and the King of Latin Pop, will bring his Projeto Emocoes (“Emotions Project”) show to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Sept. 6 for a one-night spectacular. Carlos has released more than 58 albums in Brazil, more than 100 albums internationally and has composed more than 500 songs. The performance will mark Carlos’ first appearance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $134.50 and $174.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ
Leading Latin pop star Alejandro Fernandez will return to Las Vegas bringing his Confidencias World Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for a Mexican Independence Day celebration Sunday, Sept. 14. Fernandez, who channels Mexico’s rich tradition through his music and continues to capture the hearts of fans worldwide, is one of the most accomplished vocalists and biggest-selling artists in Latin music history.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 14
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $65, $75, $99, $175 and $225 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

KATY PERRY
International superstar Katy Perry will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 26 for her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR, in support of PRISM. The new album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and remained in the Top 10 three months following its release. The platinum album has given Perry the biggest single of her career with “Roar,” while “Dark Horse” became her 13th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Perry will be joined by Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara.

Date: Friday, Sept. 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $29.50, $49, $93.50 and $153.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

KINGS OF LEON
Kings of Leon will return to the North American arena circuit for the first time in more than two years with their 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour Saturday, Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The group will be joined by American indie rock band Young The Giant and South African alternative rock band Kongos.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 27
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $49.50 and $75.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

FROZEN FURY XVI: LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. COLORADO AVALANCHE
The NHL returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for Frozen Fury XVI, Saturday, Oct. 4 when the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings take on the Colorado Avalanche for one night only. The game will be played as part of the 2014 preseason schedule.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 4
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $53 and $95; $200, $250 and $300 (VIP tickets along the glass and upper railing)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 11 as part of the band’s History of the Eagles tour. The band will perform classics, including some that have never been performed live, as well as songs featured in “History of the Eagles,” the band’s acclaimed, top-selling documentary. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five No. 1 U.S. singles and six GRAMMY Awards.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 11
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $85, $155, $195 and $255 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to the U.S. in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley. As is now tradition, Bocelli’s holiday-timed U.S. tours receive “rousing ovations” annually.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BEACHER’S MADHOUSE

Guests are taken on a sensory journey into the unconventional world of Beacher’s Madhouse from the moment they enter the 8,500-square-foot performance theatre. Jeff Beacher, who Rolling Stone magazine declared the “Best Showman on The Strip,” is best known for his ability to push the boundaries of entertainment and fantasy. The venue has been a favorite of some of the world’s most notable A-list celebrities including Johnny Depp, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest, among others.

Dates/Time: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:30 p.m.
Dark: Monday – Tuesday; Thursday
Prices: $75 and $125 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); VIP packages beginning at $175 include front row table seating and complimentary bottle of vodka or champagne.
Buy: Tickets are available for purchase by calling (323) 785-3036 or visiting beachersmadhouse.com.
Contact: Call (323) 785-3036 or visit beachersmadhouse.com for more information

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE
DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: June 25 – 30; July 1 – 31; August 1 – 31
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

WILLIAM SHATNER’S “SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT.”
Television and movie legend William Shatner will bring his one-man show “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It” to the Hollywood Theatre for a three-night engagement June 19 – 21. Known as much for his unique persona as for his expansive body of work on television and the big screen, Shatner will take his audiences on a 90-minute voyage through his life and career, from Shakespearean stage actor to internationally known icon and personality.

Dates: June 19 – 21
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable service charges and taxes); VIP Meet-and Greet packages which include booth seating are available for $199.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout 2014 with many of his colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are June 23 – 29; July 28 – August 3; September 22 – 28 and October 20 – 26.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Dark Date: Saturday, July 19
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com , or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Afrojack, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Table reservations complete with bottle service are available. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-3838 for more information

HAKKASAN THURSDAYS
Hakkasan Nightclub prides itself on its ability to create unrivaled experiences for its guests. With the launch of its signature industry event Hakkasan Thursdays, the nightspot will open both its main room and Ling Ling Club each week as international DJs bring the latest in electronic music and open-format beats to clubgoers.

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES/DINING

TAP
TAP is a high-energy restaurant and sports bar where guests can enjoy the latest sporting events while surrounded by sports history. Every seat in the 220-seat restaurant offers a prime view of the biggest games broadcast live on TAP’s 60 HD flat-screen televisions. One-of-a-kind items collected from events held in Las Vegas, known for hosting many of the world’s biggest sporting events, are displayed throughout the space.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary.
Contact: Call (702) 891-1111 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

CENTRIFUGE
MGM Grand offers guests a chance to be the center of attention at Centrifuge, the 77-seat bar featuring an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

WEST WING BAR
The West Wing Bar provides a secluded place to hang out, meet before an evening of dining and entertainment or wind down with a nightcap. West Wing Bar is open daily at 4 p.m. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ROUGE
With sleek chrome accents and Ferrari Red furnishings, this bar and hot spot offers a place where you can quench more than your thirst. A sophisticated staff serves an array of exquisite cocktails, champagnes, fine wines and specialty beers. Live entertainment is offered Tuesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

DAYLIFE

WET REPUBLIC ULTRA POOL
WET REPUBLIC, MGM Grand’s ultra pool, provides guests with the ultimate nightlife vibe merged seamlessly with poolside pampering and relaxation. This adults-only playground features a 54,500-square-foot pool and lounge area, featuring six new VIP Bungalows equipped with plush furniture, TVs and misting fans, all accompanied by three private plunge pools providing guests with the ultimate daytime VIP experience. The venue also adds convenience to the guest experience with a number of newly installed restroom and shower facilities. Additional newly remodeled features include an expanded DJ booth along with an upgraded LED display and an expanded bar. Featured resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Dada Life, Steve Aoki and Afrojack, among others.

Dates: Thursday – Monday
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of
age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-3563 for more information

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is available at MGM Grand in the hometown of the original top-rated “CSI” television series – Las Vegas. A challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction, CSI: The Experience places guests in the role of crime scene investigator as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries. The average experience lasts 45 – 60 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4 – 11); second re-entry is priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior admission; not including service fees ***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
Additional Information: CSI: The Experience is designed for guests 12 years of age or older. Multimedia portions of the exhibit are presented in English with Spanish subtitles. For more information, call MGM Grand at (702) 891-7006 or go online to mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Celebrates Five Years as One of the Country’s Leading Live Entertainment Venues on April 17

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THE JOINT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS AS
ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S LEADING LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VENUES ON APRIL 17

April 17, 2014 proclaimed “The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino” Day in honor of 5th anniversary

Today (April 17), The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino commemorates five years as Las Vegas’ premier venue for live music, comedy, sporting events and more. In honor of its 5th anniversary, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has proclaimed April 17, 2014 as “The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino” Day.

The Las Vegas concert experience changed forever when Hard Rock Hotel & Casino unveiled The Joint in April 2009 with five sold out shows over two opening weekends. The state-of-the-art venue revolutionized the entertainment scene, providing not only an intimate and authentic concert experience featuring some of the world’s biggest musical acts, but also hosting comedians, mixed martial arts, boxing, awards shows and more.

Booked and promoted exclusively by AEG Live, The Joint has sold more than 1,017,170 tickets to over 380 events featuring iconic talent such as the Killers, Paul McCartney, The Who, Nine Inch Nails, Paramore, Blink-182, Imagine Dragons, No Doubt, Prince, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Queens of the Stone Age, Drake, Kings of Leon, Lady Antebellum, Weezer and many more. The ground-breaking venue was also the first to debut the extremely popular concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies, showcasing talent from legendary bands and artists such as  Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard as well as top-selling electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. Guns N’ Roses will return to The Joint for its second residency, An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery!, May 21 – June 7.

“From opening with the Killers and Paul McCartney to having some of the biggest artists in the world such as including Imagine Dragons, The Who, Prince and Nine Inch Nails to launching five, soon-to-be six, sold out residencies, it has been one heck of an incredible ride,” said Chas Smith, vice president of entertainment for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “Five years is an amazing milestone but we’re not even close to being done, we’re just getting started. The Joint will be showcasing the best talent in the world for years to come.”

“We’re exceptionally proud of what we have accomplished at The Joint in the past five years,” said Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking for AEG Live Las Vegas. “Our goal has always been to offer top-notch entertainment while focusing on the experience of our fans and I think we’ve done that ten-fold. The fans are proof; they keep coming back because they know The Joint is the place in Las Vegas to see a live show.”

Since opening, the venue has received numerous accolades commending its achievements in live entertainment. It has been named:

  •  “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas”  in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  •  “Hottest Club in America” by Billboard magazine in (No. 11) 2013, (No. 1) 2011
  • “Best Live Music Venue” by guest experts Imagine Dragons in Vegas SEVEN’s “Best of the City” in 2013
  • “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011
  • “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL’s “City’s Best” awards in 2010
  • “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Concert Industry Awards
  • “Best Live Music Venue” in 2013, 2012 and “Best Venue Sightlines” in 2010 in Las Vegas Weekly’s “Weekly Awards”
  • “Best Live Music Venue” in Las Vegas CityLife’s “2010Best of the Valley” awards
  •  “Best Live Music Venue” in KLAS Channel 8’s “Vegas Says” poll in 2010

 

Continuing to set the standard for live entertainment, the award-winning venue delivers a fearless and unrivaled lineup throughout its 5th anniversary year including The Cult with special guest Prayers (April 19); Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions present: Ishe Smith, Mickey Bey Jr. vs. Alan Herrera and Jesus Cuellar vs. Rico Ramos (May 2); Cheech & Chong and WAR (May 16); Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery! (May 21, 24 – 25, 29, 30 – 31; June 4, 6 – 7); Katt Williams (May 25); Jim Jefferies (May 31); Vegas Nightlife Fights (June 12); Widespread Panic (July 2 – 4) with special guests Greensky Bluegrass (July 2), Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe (July 3) and Dirty Dozen Brass Band (July 4); Queen + Adam Lambert (July 5 – 6); The Voice 2014 Tour (July 25); BOSTON with special guest Cheap Trick (July 26); Austin Mahone with The Vamps and special guests Fifth Harmony and Shawn Mendes (July 31); YES (Aug. 15); ZZ Top & Jeff Beck (Aug. 16) and more to be announced.

For more information about The Joint, visit www.hardrockhotel.com/thejoint. Tickets to upcoming events can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at AXS.com or by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.

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About The Joint

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination.  The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort.  It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2013, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 and 2013 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011 and 2013, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL’s “City’s Best” awards in 2010.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, Rise Against, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Mötley Crüe in Sin City, Mötley Crüe invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy andDef Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well asTiësto In Concert, featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

 

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 Rolling Stones, 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

Life is Beautiful Festival Releases Single-Day Lineup

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Life is Beautiful Festival Releases Single-Day Lineup

Single Day GA and Single Day VIP go on sale September 27 at Ticketmaster.com

Life is Beautiful Festival to release a limited quantity of single day general admission and single day VIP tickets for sale beginning on Friday, September 27 at 10 a.m. PT on Ticketmaster.com.

Priced at $95 and $209.50 (plus taxes and fees) for GA and VIP respectively, single day tickets are available for both Saturday and Sunday, October 26 and 27, 2013.  A limited number of VIP tables and cabanas will also go on sale this Friday; for more information, visit the festival’s website.

A basic schedule featuring musical acts, chefs, artists and speakers includes:

Saturday, October 26: Doors 12pm – 12am

Music

Kings of Leon Joey Bada$$ Dreamers
Beck Capital Cities RNR
Imagine Dragons Youngblood Hawke Ekoh
Pretty Lights ZZ Ward Rusty Maples
Alabama Shakes Poolside Same Sex Mary
Childish Gambino Family of the Year Sabriel
Purity Ring Cayucas Crazy Chief
Big Gigantic Nico Vega A Crowd of Small Adventures
Dawes Wallpaper. GoldBoot
Cults Alpine Turner
Earl Sweatshirt Chancellor Warhol Shalvoy Music
Andrew McMahon Children of the Night DJ Zo
Tink Albi Loves Chicken Tenders

 

Food

Bruce Bromberg Susan Feniger Rebecca Wilcomb
Eric Bromberg Akira Back Ben Hammond
Scott Conant Sven Mede Natalie Young
Michael Mina Francois Payard Nina Manchev
Michael Symon David Myers Steve Martorano
Tom Colicchio Kerry Simon Carlos Buscaglia
Jonathan Waxman Carla Pellegrino Vinod Ahuja
Aarón Sánchez Richard Camarota Dan Coughlin
Cat Cora Gerald Chin Sean Kinoshita
Hubert Keller Jason Tuley Frank Gorriceta
Rick Moonen Megan Romano Massimiliano Campanari
Donald Link Marcel Vigneron Dustin Lewandowski
Jet Tila Grant MacPherson Peter Bastien
Kim Canteenwalla Madison Cowan Steve Piamchuntar
Mary Sue Milliken Tony Luke Brett Ottolenghi

 

Art

“13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests” Vhils Trifecta Gallery
“Human Nature “ The Stencil Network Jonah Jakin
“Mystère “ Aware Fletcher Benton
“Recycled Percussion “ Catherine Borg Mary Hull Webster
“The Beatles LOVE” Yasmina Chavez CJ
“Zarkana” Matthew Couper Western Project
Bicicleta Sem Freio Wendy Kveck Alastair MacKinven
Interesni Kazki Miguel Rodriquez All Done Well
Zio Ziegler Jo Russ Eric Tillinghast
D*Face Javier Sanchez Chuck Close & Kiki Smith
Ana Maria Lance Smith Rick Siggins
Alexis Diaz (La Pandilla) Jesse Smigel Molly White
VAST Art Project
CCSD

 

Learning

The Cast of “The Buried Life” Paull Young Courtnee LeClaire Westendorf
Tony Horton Will Travis David Uslan
Cirque du Soleil Brad Sugars Michael Karnjanaprakorn
Aarón Sánchez David Daniel Hudson Chris Culos
Jason Pollock Marcia Wieder
Dr. Sean Stephenson Miki Agrawal

 

Sunday, October 27: Doors 12pm – 11pm

Music

The Killers Living Colour Moondog Matinee
Vampire Weekend Allen Stone American Cream
Empire of the Sun HAIM The Dirty Hooks
Passion Pit Smith Westerns Most Thieves
Jurassic 5 twenty one pilots Kid Meets Cougar
Zedd Robert DeLong Beau Hodges Band
Janelle Monáe Five Knives HaleAmanO
STS9 Wildcat! Wildcat! Jordan Kate Mitchell
Portugal. The Man The Kingston Springs Joey Pero and His Band
Danny Brown Cosmic Suckerpunch Dusty Sunshine
The Joy Formidable Knocked Up Kids DJ88
Charli XCX The Dig DJ Supra

 

Food

Nancy Silverton Jonathan Waxman Gerald Chin
Todd English Cat Cora Megan Romano
Mike Minor Hubert Keller Tony Luke
Jason Tuley Rick Moonen Rebecca Wilcomb
Elias Cairo Donald Link Ben Hammond
Josh Graves Jet Tila Natalie Young
Bruce Bromberg Kim Canteenwalla Nina Manchev
Eric Bromberg Francois Payard Steve Martorano
Scott Conant Kerry Simon Carlos Buscaglia
Michael Mina Carla Pellegrino Vinod Ahuja
Dan Coughlin Massimiliano Campanari Steve Piamchuntar
Sean Kinoshita Dustin Lewandowski Brett Ottolenghi
Frank Gorriceta Peter Bastien Tony Abou-Ganim

 

Art

“Absinthe” Vhils CCSD
“Jabbawockeez” Zio Ziegler Trifecta Gallery
“Michael Jackson ONE” Bicicleta Sem Freio Jonah Jakin
“Million Dollar Quartet” Catherine Borg Fletcher Benton
“O” Yasmina Chavez Mary Hull Webster
“Rock of Ages” Matthew Couper CJ
“Zumanity” Wendy Kveck Western Project
Interesni Kazki Miguel Rodriquez Alastair MacKinven
Ana Maria Jo Russ All Done Well
The Stencil Network Javier Sanchez Eric Tillinghast
Aware Lance Smith Chuck Close & Kiki Smith
D*Face Jesse Smigel Rick Siggins
Alexis Diaz (La Pandilla) VAST Art Project Molly White

 

Learning

UFC Fighters Forrest Griffin, Miesha Tate & Pat Barry Jim Kwik Rajil Kapoor
Tony Hsieh Daniel Kraft, M.D. Lars Schmidt
Harry Shum Jr. Steve Brown Prerna Gupta
Matt Mullenweg Scott Flansburg Dr. Cristina de Jesus
Rehan Choudhry Maneesh K. Goyal & David Munczinski Rudy Lopez-Negrete
Jason Lester Jamie Wheal Jia Jiang
Quddus Tim Chang

 

*Lineup Subject to Change. Detailed schedule to be released at a later date

A full lineup of bands, chef demonstrations, art presentations and learning speeches is available at www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com.

Life is Beautiful Festival expects to attract tens of thousands of people to Downtown Las Vegas Sponsors of the inaugural Festival include Wirtz Beverage Nevada, Heineken USA, Esquire MagazineLas Vegas Review Journal, Travel + Leisure, Sub-Zero Wolf, Westar Kitchen & Bath, Las Vegas Events, Cirque du SoleilZappos.com, Red Bull, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, the D Las Vegas, Toyota, Silicon Valley Bank, Whole Foods Market, Downtown Grand Las Vegas, Le Creuset, Airstream 2 Go, Chef Works, Ploom, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Flamingo Las Vegas.*Sponsors listed are current as of release date.

Life is Beautiful Festival is being developed by Aurelian Marketing Group in partnership with Another Planet Entertainment, MAKTUB Marketing and Downtown Project. Visit www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com and sign up to receive information updates via email. Connect with the Life is Beautiful team socially at Facebook.com/LIBFestival and Twitter.com/LifeIsBeautiful.

Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Additional Music Acts

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Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Additional Music Acts 

Music, Food, Art & Learning Festival in Downtown Las Vegas adds Vampire Weekend, Alabama Shakes, Janelle Monae, Cults, Joey Bada$$ and others to music lineup

 

Life is Beautiful (L.I.B.) Festival announces the addition of fourteen music acts to their lineup for the inaugural festival taking place Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th, 2013. These acts include Vampire Weekend, Alabama Shakes, Janelle Monae, Cults, Joey Bada$$, Smith Westerns, Nico Vega, The Dig and Dreamers. In addition, L.I.B. and Red Bull Sound Select collaborated to curate a group of emerging artists on the Sound Select platform, including Wildcat! Wildcat!, Chancellor Warhol, The Kingston Springs, Children of the Night and Tink, to perform at the inaugural Festival. Over the course of the two days, the festival will feature an eclectic lineup of over 50 internationally established and emerging bands on four stages and several indoor venues. The current lineup features:

The Killers, Kings of Leon, Beck, Imagine Dragons, Pretty Lights, Empire of the Sun, Passion Pit, Jurassic 5, Childish Gambino, Zedd, STS9, Purity Ring, Big Gigantic, Portugal. The Man, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Dawes, Andrew McMahon, The Joy Formidable, Charli XCX, Living Colour, Allen Stone, HAIM, Youngblood Hawke, twenty one pilots, ZZ Ward, Poolside, Family of the Year, Robert DeLong, Wallpaper., Five Knives, Capital Cities, Cayucas, Cosmic Suckerpunch, Knocked Up Kids, and many more.  The full current music lineup can be seen at www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com

“It is with great pleasure we announce the addition of these twelve bands to our already stellar music line-up,” states Rehan Choudhry, CEO of Aurelian Marketing Group, the promoter of the festival.  “We are looking forward to producing an amazing festival for Las Vegas and plan to announce more festival programming in the coming weeks.”

With more than 50 musical acts, 60 chefs and restaurants, special performances by Cirque du Soleil and other theatrical productions, world renowned artists and over 25 noted speakers, L.I.B expects to attract tens of thousands of people to Downtown Las Vegas.

Sponsors of the inaugural Life is Beautiful Festival include Wirtz Beverage Nevada, Heineken USA, Esquire Magazine, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sub-Zero Wolf, Westar Kitchen & Bath, Las Vegas Events, Cirque du Soleil, Zappos.com, Red Bull, El Cortez Hotel & Casino, the D Las Vegas, Toyota, Whole Foods Market, Airstream 2 Go, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Flamingo Las Vegas.*Sponsors listed are current as of release date.

L.I.B. is being developed by Aurelian Marketing Group in partnership with Another Planet Entertainment, MAKTUB Marketing and Downtown Project. Visit www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com and sign up to receive information updates via email. Connect with the Life is Beautiful team socially at Facebook.com/LIBFestival and Twitter.com/LifeIsBeautiful.

Life is Beautiful Festival Early Bird & Advance Tickets Sell Out Within Minutes

LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL FESTIVAL EARLY BIRD & ADVANCE TICKETS SELL OUT WITHIN MINUTES TICKETS STILL REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

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WHAT: Life is Beautiful Festival tickets went on sale today, Friday, June 7th @ 10AM PST / 1PM EST and the Early Bird Two-Day GA tickets, Advance Two-Day GA tickets & Special Two-Day GA tickets sold out within 90 seconds, 30 minutes & 45 minutes respectively. Regular two-day GA tickets and VIP tickets still remain available for purchase.

“We’re thrilled with the demand for our first-ever Life is Beautiful Festival,” says Rehan Choudry, CEO of Aurelian Marketing Group the promoter of the festival. “Tickets still remain available for purchase, and we thank everyone for their support.”

TICKETS: Tickets are selling fast & still available for purchase at the Regular Two-Day GA & VIP levels: www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com

General Admission:

  • · Early Bird Two-Day GA – $99.50 – SOLD OUT
  • · Advance Two-Day GA – $119.50 – SOLD OUT
  • · Special Two-Day GA – $139.50 – SOLD OUT
  • · Regular Two-Day GA – $159.50

VIP: 2- DAY VIP Ticket: $349.50

VIP tickets include the following: Exclusive VIP lounge with shade, lounge seating, activities and more / Viewing Areas at Main Stages / VIP restroom facilities / Access to special VIP food concessions / Access to special VIP beer, wine and spirits concessions / Commemorative Poster and more!

WHO: The festival, taking place in Downtown Las Vegas on October 26th and October 27th, will have more than 50 musical acts, 60 chefs and restaurants, special performances, world renowned artists and over 25 noted speakers.

Music headliners include: The Killers, Kings of Leon, Beck, Imagine Dragons, Pretty Lights, Empire of the Sun, Passion Pit, Jurassic 5, Childish Gambino, Zedd, STS9, Purity Ring, Big Gigantic, Portugal. The Man, Danny Brown, Dawes, Andrew McMahon, Earl Sweatshirt, The Joy Formidable, Charli XCX, Living Colour, Allen Stone, Capital Cities, Haim, Youngblood Hawke, Twenty One Pilots, ZZ Ward, Poolside, Family of the Year, Robert DeLong, Wallpaper.,Five Knives, Cayucas, Cosmic Suckerpunch, Knocked Up Kids.

 

Chef headliners include: Bruce Bromberg and Eric Bromberg, Scott Conant, Jonathan Waxman, Hubert Keller, Cat Cora, Michael Mina, Chris Cosentino, Rick Moonen, Kim Canteenwalla, Jet Tila, Donald Link, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez, David Burke, Charlie Palmer, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Paul Bartolotta, David Myers, Todd English, Kerry Simon, Carla Pellegrino, André Rochat, Sven Mede, Marcel Vigneron, Mike Minor, Megan Romano, Elias Cairo, Josh Graves, Jason Tuley, Rebecca Wilcomb, Ben Hammond, Grant MacPherson, Michael Kornick, Natalie Young, Dan Coughlin, Sean Kinoshita, Massimiliano Campanari, Carlos Buscaglia, Vinod Ahuja, Manuel Hinojosa and others to be announced.

Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Official Lineup

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Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Official Lineup

Headliners for the Two Day Festival of World Class Music, Food, Art & Learning in
Downtown Las Vegas include: The Killers, Kings of Leon and
Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil
Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th, 2013

 

Life is Beautiful (L.I.B.) Festival announces the lineup for the inaugural festival taking place Saturday, October 26th and Sunday, October 27th, 2013. With more than 50 musical acts, 60 chefs and restaurants, special performances by Cirque du Soleil and other theatrical productions, world renowned artists and over 25 noted speakers, L.I.B expects to attract tens of thousands of people to Downtown Las Vegas.

“Inspired by our community and a collective desire to positively impact our city, Life is Beautiful Festival is designed to showcase the very best in music, food, art and learning,” stated Rehan Choudhry, CEO of Aurelian Marketing Group the promoter of the festival. “It is an honor to able to bring this unprecedented talent lineup into 15 city blocks of historic Downtown Las Vegas, creating a truly one-of-a-kind festival experience.”

 
Music is Beautiful

Over the course of the two days, the festival will feature an eclectic lineup of over 50 internationally established and emerging bands on four stages and several indoor venues. The lineup features:

The Killers, Kings of Leon, Beck, Imagine Dragons, Pretty Lights, Empire of the Sun, Passion Pit, Jurassic 5, Childish Gambino, STS9, Purity Ring, Big Gigantic, Portugal. The Man, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Dawes, Andrew McMahon, The Joy Formidable, Charli XCX, Living Colour, Allen Stone, HAIM, Youngblood Hawke, twenty one pilots, ZZ Ward, Poolside, Family of the Year, Robert DeLong, Five Knives, Wallpaper., Capital Cities, Cayucas, Cosmic Suckerpunch, Knocked Up Kids, and many more. Homegrown bands include: Moondog Matinee, Shalvoy Music, Most Thieves, Rusty Maples, Kid Meets Cougar, Same Sex Mary, Beau Hodges Band, DJ88, The Dirty Hooks, American Cream, Sabriel, Crazy Chief, Supra, A Crowd Of Small Adventures, HaleAmanO, Jordan Kate Mitchell, DJ Zo and others.

Food is Beautiful

Life is Beautiful Festival’s culinary advisory board of 12 top chefs helped shape the creative direction of the full-scale food festival portion of L.I.B. The food festival will feature demonstrations, culinary affairs, intimate meals, a beer, wine and spirits garden and a large-scale Moroccan-style bazaar with stations manned by more than 60 chefs, mixologists and wine-makers. The design of the food and wine program will allow attendees the opportunity to engage these talented chefs up close and gain insight into their creative process in the kitchen and beyond. The chef lineup features:

Bruce Bromberg and Eric Bromberg, Scott Conant, Jonathan Waxman, Hubert Keller, Cat Cora, Michael Mina, Chris Cosentino, Rick Moonen, Kim Canteenwalla, Jet Tila, Donald Link, Tom Colicchio, Michael Symon, Aaron Sanchez, David Burke, Charlie Palmer, Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger, Paul Bartolotta, David Myers, Todd English, Kerry Simon, Carla Pellegrino, André Rochat, Sven Mede, Marcel Vigneron, Mike Minor, Megan Romano, Elias Cairo, Josh Graves, Jason Tuley, Rebecca Wilcomb, Ben Hammond, Grant MacPherson, Michael Kornick, Natalie Young, Dan Coughlin, Sean Kinoshita, Massimiliano Campanari, Carlos Buscaglia, Vinod Ahuja, Manuel Hinojosa and others to be announced.

Art is Beautiful

Art is Beautiful is an urban-inspired art festival for a whole new generation of entertainment enthusiasts. By eliminating the velvet ropes, Art is Beautiful will allow festival goers to actively engage with critically-acclaimed artists from around the globe and from within Downtown Las Vegas’ progressive art scene. Programming will include street art, installations, murals and performance art. In addition, the festival will feature theatrical performances presented by a wide range of theater groups. At this year’s festival, Cirque du Soleil, will present an act from the highly anticipated and brand new immersive musical experience, Michael Jackson ONE, on the main festival stage, and, in addition there will be six unique performances from other resident Cirque du Soleil productions of Las Vegas.

Learning is Beautiful
Learning is Beautiful, the festival’s speaker series, aims to inspire festival goers to expand their perspective on what is possible when you simply choose to “do what you love.” Critically acclaimed and diverse speakers will share their road to success while highlighting the obstacles and pitfalls they experienced along the way. Over two days, more than 25 speakers will be showcased in keynote and quick-format speeches, panel discussions and workshops.

Tickets for the 2013 Life is Beautiful Festival will be available on June 7th at 10 am PDT for purchase at www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com. Specially priced tickets are available in limited quantities on a first-come-first-serve basis.

General Admission Tickets:

  • Early Bird Two-Day GA – $99.50
  • Advance Two-Day GA – $119.50
  • Special Two-Day GA – $139.50
  • Regular Two-Day GA – $159.50

VIP Tickets:

  • 2- DAY VIP Ticket: $349.50

VIP tickets include the following:

  • Exclusive VIP lounge with shade, lounge seating, activities and more
  • Viewing Areas at Main Stages
  • VIP restroom facilities
  • Access to special VIP food concessions
  • Access to special VIP beer, wine and spirits concessions
  • Commemorative Poster and more!

Life is Beautiful Sponsors

Sponsors of the inaugural Life is Beautiful Festival include Wirtz Beverage Group, Heineken, Zappos, Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas Review Journal, Red Bull, Esquire, Whole Foods Market, Caesars Entertainment, and many more. *Sponsors listed are current as of release date.

L.I.B. is being developed by Aurelian Marketing Group in partnership with Another Planet Entertainment, MAKTUB Marketing and Downtown Project. Visit www.lifeisbeautifulfestival.com and sign up to receive information updates via email. Connect with the Life is Beautiful team socially at Facebook.com/LIBFestival and Twitter.com/LifeIsBeautiful.

 

ABOUT AURELIAN MARKETING GROUP
Aurelian Marketing Group is a brand experience company made up of a group highly experienced brand strategists, creative directors and expert producers with a deep track record in creating and implementing meaningful and impactful branded entertainment and events. Its CEO, Rehan Choudhry is the former Director of Entertainment for The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas and was previously the Regional Director of Entertainment for Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City. He was recognized by event trade publication, BizBash as an Event Innovator for his work at The Cosmopolitan in 2011. www.aurelianmg.com

 

ABOUT ANOTHER PLANET ENTERTAINMENT
Since its inception in 2003, Another Planet Entertainment has produced and promoted events with artists as diverse as Radiohead, Dave Matthews Band, Neil Young, Daft Punk, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Metallica, Paul McCartney and Kanye West. In its first year of operation, Another Planet was selected by a vote of its concert industry peers as “Promoter of the Year” in the United States by Pollstar Magazine. Another Planet is the exclusive promoter of several venues in Northern California also produces two major yearly festivals in San Francisco Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival (beginning in 2008) and Treasure Island Music Festival (beginning in 2007). www.apeconcerts.com.

 

ABOUT MAKTUB MARKETING
MAKTUB Marketing is directed by Joey Vanas. Vanas is the managing partner of First Friday Las Vegas and the Executive Director of the First Friday Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting local and civic art. Vanas has overseen the growth of the First Friday event to 20,000+ people while creating positive media attention and awareness for the Downtown Vegas Arts scene in markets across the country and around the world.

 

ABOUT DOWNTOWN PROJECT
Downtown Project is a group of passionate people committed to helping to transform Downtown Las Vegas into the most community-focused large city in the world. The organization has allocated $350 million to aid in the revitalization of Downtown Las Vegas through investments in real estate, residential development, education, small business, and tech startups. With a goal of reaching residential density of 100 people per acre, coupled with ground level activities, Downtown Project aims to accelerate community and co-learning through the serendipitous interactions of the people of Downtown Las Vegas. www.downtownproject.com

Announcing P3Studio Artist-in-Residence Todd DiCiurcio

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TODD DICIURCIO PRESENTS DRAW US SIN
April 24 – May 12, 2013
Hours: Wednesday – Sunday | 6 – 11PM

P3Studio
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, in partnership with Art Production Fund, announce artist-in-residence Todd DiCiurcio. While in P3Studio, DiCiurcio will transform the space into a working studio where he will draw performances live while they happen. Musicians, performers and guests will be able to sign up for an opportunity to perform a 1 hour set in P3Studio while DiCiurcio captures them on paper using a range of media. Each performer will have free reign to do whatever they please with their time slot and guests will be encouraged to experience each set. These visual recordings will be immediately displayed in P3Studio as they are finished. DiCiurcio’s process will involve the use of assemblage in order to build upon the environmental compositions as they are drawn, and later implemented. He will be inviting special guests to attend and perform from underground to well known acts, including The Men and BadBad. DiCiurcio’s objective is to depict live performances to showcase a dialogue between the visual work and the music, the outcome of which will expose the politics and progress of the current underground showcase.

New York based artist Todd DiCiurcio creates mixed media drawings that grasp the electric experience of the “live” musical performance. For over a decade as both an artist and a witness, he chose to depict the immediacy of modern culture by rendering the live performances of contemporary musicians through ink and graphite. His drawings are as spontaneous as the performances themselves, created in one continuous line. By rendering in visual language the temporality of music, DiCiurcio creates significant and poignantly energetic aesthetic compositions. His unchained use of lines produces spontaneous but at the same time highly elaborated images.

Throughout his career, DiCiurcio has documented numerous bands, including: Guided by Voices, Jane’s Addiction, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Bon Jovi, Kings of Leon, Dinosaur Jr., Bob Mould, Broken Social Scene, Exitmusic, Wyclef Jean, The English Beat, Grizzly Bear, The Killers, Angus Stone, MT Warning, The Rolling Stones, New Order, Cat Power, Guster and many others. Through live drawings that are dynamically rendered during the performance, his work grasps the spontaneity and progressive quality of events as they unfold.

The artist-in-residence program at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas represents one component of its larger art program, in which artists create projects that are interactive and participatory, giving guests the opportunity to connect at an authentic and personal level. Developed and curated in partnership with Art Production Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to producing ambitious public art projects, it strives to reach new audiences and expand awareness through contemporary art.

For more information on Todd DiCiurcio visit: www.metdcstudio.com