“Raiding the Rock Vault” Launches “Gimme Shelter” Fundraising Initiative to Benefit Nevada SPCA

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Raiding the Rock Vault” Launches “Gimme Shelter” Fundraising Initiative to Benefit Nevada SPCA

Members of the band kicked off the initiative at NSPCA’s “Out of the Gutters” bowling tournament


“Raiding the Rock Vault” has announced “Gimme Shelter” – a fundraising initiative to support Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Las Vegas’ only no-kill shelter for animals who have been abused, neglected, abandoned, or otherwise face homelessness and danger. On Sunday, August 2, musicians and cast members from “Raiding the Rock Vault” attended Nevada SPCA’s “Out of the Gutters,” an annual charity event, which took place at Sam’s Town, where they walked the red carpet, competed in a bowling tournament, and raised awareness and funding for the shelter’s mission and the furry friends it supports.


Paul and Carmen Shortino at NSPCA 'Out of the Gutters' Bowling TournamentPaul and Carmen Shortino at NSPCA ‘Out of the Gutters’ Bowling Tournament

Raiding the Rock Vault attends NSPCA 'Out of the Gutters' Bowling Tournament

Raiding the Rock Vault attends NSPCA ‘Out of the Gutters’ Bowling Tournament

“Every one of us here at ‘Raiding the Rock Vault’ is an animal lover and a big supporter of everything NSPCA does in the Las Vegas community,” said lead singer Paul Shortino. “So many beautiful animals have ended up on the street because of terrible circumstances, and because of NSPCA, those creatures have a chance at life.”


Throughout the month of August, donations boxes will be installed in Tropicana Showroom at The New Tropicana Las Vegas, where “Raiding the Rock Vault” audience members will be invited make a contribution to Nevada SPCA. In addition, anyone who presents a ticket stub from the show to Nevada SPCA in August will receive a special gift when making an adoption.


Consistently ranked the No. 1 Performance in Las Vegas on TripAdvisor, “Raiding the Rock Vault” brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life. The Strip’s resident party show, which boasts the greatest set list of all time, celebrates rock anthems from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.


The show’s all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline), Hugh McDonald [Bass] (Bon Jovi), Mark Boals [Lead Vocals] (Dokken, Ted Nugent), and vocalist Carol-Lyn Liddle (Masters of Rock).


“Raiding the Rock Vault” performs Wednesday-Monday at 8 p.m., with tickets ranging from $59-$99 plus taxes and fees. A Rock Star Package is also available for $135 plus taxes and fees, which includes VIP tickets, a VIP Pass, a meet and greet with the rock stars prior to the show, and a two-CD set and concert program. For up-to-date schedule information or to purchase tickets, please call (702) 739-2411 or (800) 829-9034, or visit the Tropicana Las Vegas Show Tickets desk or TropLV.com.


About Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is dedicated to the belief that every life is precious. Funded entirely by private donations, the Society operates a no-kill shelter in Las Vegas for animals who have been abused, neglected or abandoned, or otherwise face homelessness and danger. It works to provide medical care, rehabilitation and adoption services for thousands of animals each year and then place them in loving, forever homes. For additional information, please visit http://www.nevadaspca.org, like on Facebook: Nevada SPCA No-Kill Animal Shelter or follow on twitter: @NevadaSPCA.

About “Raiding the Rock Vault”

Simply the best rock show in Vegas. Ranked the No. 1 Performance in Las Vegas on TripAdvisor for over 12 months, “Raiding the Rock Vault” brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life with musicians from iconic bands who played it, including Whitesnake, Bon Jovi, Heart, Survivor, The Offspring, Quiet Riot, Asia, and Badfinger. Featuring classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Supertramp and many more, “Raiding the Rock Vault” was voted Reader’s Choice Best of Las Vegas. For tickets, please call (800) 829-9034 or visit the Tropicana Las Vegas Show Tickets desk or TropLV.com

Nevada SPCA Receives $1,000 donation from Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower Donates Another $1,000 to Local Nonprofit at Celebrity Happy Hour

In its continuing effort to support local nonprofit groups, the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower presented a $1,000 donation to the Nevada SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) during the property’s Celebrity Happy Hour event at McCall’s Heartland Grill on Thursday, April 9, 2015.  KXNT 100.5’s Dayna Roselli hosted the event at McCall’s new Whiskey Bar. The Stratosphere is inviting the public to upcoming Celebrity Happy Hours on April 16 and April 23, 2015 from 6 – 8 p.m. with hosts Lynn Briggs and Steph Mackenzie. Each host’s chosen charity will receive a $1,000 donation on behalf of the Stratosphere. Additional information: http://www.vegas24seven.com/?p=46018

 (L to R) Kathy Jung, President of Nevada SPCA, Laiyla Bass and Todd Ford of Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower and KXNT 100.5 host Dayna Roselli.
(L to R) Kathy Jung, President of Nevada SPCA, Laiyla Bass and Todd Ford of Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower and KXNT 100.5 host Dayna Roselli.

Mark Shunock Announces July Edition of “Mondays Dark” to Benefit SAFE HOUSE with Special Show Called “Classic Vegas” featuring Clint Holmes, Pia Zadora & More at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Mondays Dark

Mark Shunock Announces July Edition of “Mondays Dark” to Benefit
SAFE HOUSE With Special Show Called “Classic Vegas” Featuring Clint Holmes, Pia Zadora & More at Vinyl Inside
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Monday, July 21st at 8:30 pm


Mark Shunock is proud to announce that the July edition of “Mondays Dark” will take place on Monday, July 21st, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  Following the success of last month’s TONY night, 100 percent of the ticket proceeds from the July show will benefit SAFE HOUSE and will feature Clint Holmes, Pia Zadora, Chris Phillips, Frankie Scinta, Peter Pavone and others to be announced with the evening titled “Classic Vegas.


“Last month’s Tony Night was a blast and this month’s Classic Vegas Themed show shouldn’t be missed,” says Shunock, who plays Lonny in the hit “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian. “The support of the community and the performers here in Las Vegas has truly inspired me to take ‘Mondays Dark’ to a new level each month so that we can continue to raise much needed funds for local charities.”


Every month Shunock gathers an eclectic cast of guests including stars from Hollywood, the Strip, musical acts, athletes and celebrity chefs for 90 minutes of chat, entertainment – and a lot of laughs. “Mondays Dark” partners with a different Las Vegas-based charity to raise money each month for that charity, between ticket sales and silent auction items. Previous charities to benefit from Mondays Dark include Opportunity Village and AFAN (AID FOR AID of NEVADA), Nevada SPCA and the St. Therese Center HIV Outreach, The Shine Family Foundation, and The Miracle League of LV.


Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 at the door, and can be purchased by visiting www.MondaysDark.com and are limited to 300 tickets per event. For more information please call 702-485-1262. Follow us on Twitter @Mondays_Dark.  To donate silent auction items please call 702-485-1262.

 Mondays Dark

About Mark Shunock:
A native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada, Mark is a former member of the Canadian Hockey League.   After his hockey days ended, he spent almost 10 years living in New York City performing on Americas premiere stages.   He was recently seen playing Timon in DISNEY’S THE LION KING, for which he earned a Helen Hayes Nomination for Best Supporting Actor.  He is currently starring in the smash hit ROCK OF AGES playing at the Venetian/Palazzo in Las Vegas.  He is the creator/producer of MONDAYS DARK, a monthly variety show in Vegas where 100% of all proceeds go to local Vegas charity and features Headliners from all shows on the strip. Twitter:@MarkShunock  www.markshunock.com


About Vinyl:
Vinyl is Hard Rock Hotel’s most intimate live entertainment venue. Emanating a speakeasy atmosphere, Vinyl features an industrial look and feel with Chicago-common brick and cinderblock, distressed wood floors and an exposed, sky-high ceiling. Fans can check out new and upcoming talent performing rock, metal, jazz, blues, and even stand-up comedy and country. For tickets and information please call (702) 693-5882. Follow Vinyl on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.


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 HRH All-Suite 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; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Saturdays and Sundays and RELAX Mondays; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a fitness center; and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones and Rocks The Jewelers. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino onFacebook,TwitterandInstagramfor the latest news and updates.


Where Abuse Ends and Healing Begins. S.A.F.E. House was established in 1994 as a grassroots effort, by a group of community leaders concerned about the needs of abused women and their children. Today, through an undisclosed residency, support, advocacy, counseling and community education, the organization provides a comprehensive approach to

working with survivors of domestic violence from all over Southern Nevada. S.A.F.E. House focuses on each individual and the unique needs of that person to support and provide tools to ensure safety and independence from an abusive and/or violent life. Last year S.A.F.E. House provided multiple services to over 4,000 people. S.A.F.E. House has a simple value: Everyone has the right to live in a safe and supportive environment free from abuse and violence.

Join Las Vegas Entertainers & Celebrities supporting Nevada SPCA Benefit at Spanish Trail Country Club April 25


Join Las Vegas Entertainers & Celebrities supporting Nevada SPCA Benefit at Spanish Trail Country Club April 25

Animals in Wonderland
Champagne & High Tea – Chapter 3

To benefit the Nevada SPCA
Presented by Chopard and Hosted by Cadillac of Las Vegas
April 25, 2013 from 1:30 to 4:00 PM
Red Carpet/Silent Auction: 1:30 PM

Spanish Trail Country Club – East Gate
5050 Spanish Trail Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89113

Scheduled To Perform:
Singer, Film and Broadway Star – Pia Zadora
Television and Broadway Star – Robert Torti
Zowie Bowie featuring – Chris Phillips and Lydia Ansel
Trumpeter, Conductor, and Composer – David Perrico
Performers with LeReve – Kelly and Gregor H2H

Join Our Growing List Of Celebrity Guests
Performer in Peepshow and Performer in Jersey Boys – Jennifer & Travis Cloer
Entertainment Reporter and TV Star – Alicia Jacobs
Professional BMX rider and TV Star – Ricardo Laguna
Performer in Fantasy Luxor – Mariah Rivera
Star of The Scintas – Chrissi Scinta
Radio and TV Host – Alan Stock
Radio Host and DJ – Melanie On Sunny

And of course, The Vegas Underground founder, and
‘Cadillac’ of Las Vegas drummers, LJ Harness!

Tickets, Sponsorships, and Contact information:
Nevada SPCA

Like NV SPCA on Facebook


Follow The Vegas Underground on Twitter @VegasUndergrnd

Celebrities attend Silverton Casino Hotel to support Nevada SPCA Celebrity Bingo Bow Wow Fundraiser Feb. 25


Silverton Casino Hotel and the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Nevada SPCA) held the Celebrity Bingo Bow Wow fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 25 inside Veil Pavilion. Celebrities in attendance included: Richard “The Old Man” Harrison from HISTORY Channel’s “Pawn Stars,” Zak Bagans and Aaron Goodwin from Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures,” pro BMX rider Ricardo Laguna, Angel Porrino, The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets from Absinthe, Josh Strickland from E!’s Holly’s World and Peepshow, Fantasy, Thunder From Down Under, magician Murray Sawchuck and many more.

Each celebrity walked the red carpet along with the dog or goat of their choice provided by the Nevada SPCA. The event brought awareness to the many pets that need to be adopted as well as the proceeds from the event went to benefit the no-kill animal shelter. The event raised $7,000 for the Nevada SPCA.

Celebrities played bingo alongside other guests and some even called games from the stage. Performers for the event were the girls from Fantasy, the guys from Thunder From Down Under and season 10 American Idol finalist Jacob Lusk, who sang a song by his idol, the late Whitney Houston.