Stratosphere 8 Pool Summer Concert Series Featuring Zowie Bowie


Stratosphere Announces 8 Pool Summer Concert Series

Free with Pool Admission; Take Vegas Back Members Get 50% off all Summer

One of Las Vegas’ hottest bands will heat up summer Saturday nights at Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower’s 8 Pool with a series of live poolside concerts, starting on Saturday, April 18 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Zowie Bowie, featuring Chris Phillips, is scheduled to perform its high energy show eight stories above the Las Vegas Strip at Stratosphere’s signature pool one Saturday every month through September.  

Violinist Lydia Ansel, singers Nieve Malandra and Christina Amaoto and a live band will join Phillips, entertaining pool guests against a breathtaking mountain backdrop as the sun sets and the stars start to shine.

“From eight stories above the Las Vegas Strip, our 8 Pool offers a unique view of Las Vegas and a great setting for a live poolside concert series,” said Matt Mascali, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower VP of F&B and Entertainment. “These concerts are for the average Joe and Joanne who want to enjoy our beautiful Vegas nights and party by the pool with a rocking good band.”

Concerts are free with $10 pool admission, or only $5 for guests who have joined Stratosphere’s Take Vegas Back movement at, offering real deals for real people.   Pool access is free for Stratosphere Hotel guests.  

Level 8 Pool Summer Concert Series

Saturday, April 18 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 23 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 20 – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday, July 4 – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, August 8 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 7 – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Zowie Bowie blends today’s hottest dance, hip-hop, Top 40 and vintage Vegas music.  The band is a Las Vegas favorite, having performed at multiple Strip and off-Strip resorts and casinos, as well as various venues in Downtown Las Vegas and corporate functions.


About Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower:  Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower is a Las Vegas Strip resort with an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, featuring the Top of the World restaurant and highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck as well as SkyJump Las Vegas and thrill rides Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Known as a great value to gamblers, Stratosphere is located close to the Convention Center at the gateway to downtown Las Vegas. It features 2,427 guest rooms and suites, uniquely themed restaurants, the Tower shops, an original production show, PIN UP™ featuring Claire Sinclair as well as MJ LIVE, the world’s most successful Michael Jackson tribute show. Additionally, Stratosphere’s ace | PLAY™ program allows players to enjoy awards, comps and exclusives based on their loyalty to American Casino & Entertainment’s four properties: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower on the Las Vegas Strip, Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, and two Arizona Charlie’s locations in Las Vegas. For more information, visit, call 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937).

Photos: Frankie Moreno Live at Stratosphere 500th Performance

Stratosphere Headliner Frankie Moreno Celebrates 500th Performance
Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno celebrated his 500th performance inside the Stratosphere Theater on Thursday night. (June 12, 2014)  The singer, songwriter and showman introduced a new show that includes new songs, new band members and new choreography.  To mark the occasion, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and her husband, former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman congratulated Moreno on his success which included an on stage toast prior to the performance.
Among those in attendance PIN UP’s Claire Sinclair, PIN UP Guest Star (July 24-31) Sabina Kelley, Michael Grimm, PIN UP vocalist Lisa Marie Smith, Michael Goddard, Pia Zadora, Skye Dee Miles, Franky Perez, Zowie Bowie & Lydia Ansel and Murray Sawchuck.
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Photo credit: Gabe Ginsberg

Inaugural Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant at The New Tropicana Las Vegas October 12

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Inaugural Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant Celebrates Beauty, Talent and
Rich Ethnic Diversity at The New Tropicana Las Vegas Saturday, October 12

WHAT: A showcase of beauty, confidence and cultural appreciation, the first Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant will be held October 12 at The New Tropicana Las Vegas. With the ultimate goal of empowering young women, the event provides a platform to build leadership, friendship, community, etiquette and talent within the Asian American community in Las Vegas. Pageant contestants showcase their talents through various pageant sections including interviews, swimwear, ethnic costumes and evening gowns. The winner of the Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant will go on to compete in the 2014 Miss Asian America pageant, the longest running Asian American pageant in the United States.

WHEN: Saturday, October 12
Show begins at 7 p.m.

WHERE: The New Tropicana Las Vegas
3801 S. Las Vegas BLVD., Las Vegas, NV 89109


  •  Annie Chang, founder of Miss Asian Las Vegas
  •  Hector Bustamante, emcee and American-Colombian actor
  •  Patranya Bhoolsuwan, emcee and Emmy Award-winning reporter
  •  Ransford Doherty, award-winning actor known for his roles in Major Crimes, The Closer, Body of Proof and The Office
  •  Lyle Fong, founder of Lithium Technologies
  •  Patrick Lee, co-founder of Rotten Tomatoes
  •  Tammy Shaw, owner of Las Vegas Woman Magazine
  •  Evan Louie, owner of Kona Ice Las Vegas
  •  Joey Galon, designer
  •  Jade Kelsall, Miss Nevada USA 2012
  •  Louise Wu, Miss Asian America 2007-2008
  •  Buachampoo Sai Varee, Miss Asian America 2004-2005
  • Ricardo Laguna, BMX World Pro, MTV personality and presenter
  • Heather Marianna, Actress and owner of Beauty Kitchen
  • Chris Phillips and Lydia Ansel, Zowie Bowie
  • Maren Wade, Vegas! The Show
  • Tara Tambunting, Miss Universal Dream

FOLLOW: @MsAsianVegas

ADMISSION: A variety of reserved seating is available for $100, $50 and $25; to purchase tickets visit or call 800.829.9034.