THE JOINT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO NAMED
“NO. 1 HOTTEST CLUB IN AMERICA” BY BILLBOARD MAGAZINE
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino receives national honors and is named the “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” by Billboard magazine.
On sale now, the current issue of Billboard names The Joint, Las Vegas’ first rock ‘n’ roll venue, as the best club in North America for live entertainment. Billboard defines a great club as one with intelligent booking, great production values and the ability to raise an act’s profile not only locally but regionally and nationally. Based on box office data reported to Billboard Boxscore by concert promoters or venue representatives, the national publication recognized the top 25 clubs for being well-branded, having great sightlines and having that certain intangible something that just equals cool.
“No words can describe how excited Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is to have The Joint named the ‘No. 1 club in North America,’” said Paul Davis, vice president of entertainment at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “We opened The Joint two years ago with the idea of creating the ultimate music experience for fans and artists. We look forward to continuing to bring top-notch entertainment to Las Vegas and hope to be the best place for live music for years to come.”
Since opening in April 2009, The Joint has created a one-of-a-kind concert experience unlike any other. Recognized for setting new standards for its live concerts and shows, the state-of-the-art venue has received additional local and national awards since its debut. The Joint was voted “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in Las Vegas CityLife’s “2010 Best of the Valley” awards, “Best Venue Sightlines” in Las Vegas Weekly’s “2010 Vegas’ Best” awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 Las Vegas awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in KLAS Channel 8’s “Vegas Says” poll, “Best Concert Venue” by readers and staff in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “2010 Best of Las Vegas” awards and “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review Journal’s “2011 Best of Las Vegas” awards.
“AEG Live is honored to have The Joint receive such a prestigious title,” said Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking at AEG Live, Las Vegas. “As a promoter, we love bringing artists to the stage at The Joint because the venue offers an experience you can’t get anywhere else.”
Booked and promoted exclusively by AEG Live, The Joint has continued to host top-notch talent and numerous sold out shows. Acts to have graced the stage include Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Blink-182, No Doubt, Bob Dylan, Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon, Van Morrison, Muse, Drake, Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Korn, Weezer, Alice in Chains, Paramore, Them Crooked Vultures, Zac Brown Band, Godsmack, Tim McGraw, Rise Against, Keith Urban, Chelsea Handler, Jamie Foxx, Mötley Crüe, Wiz Khalifa, Deftones and many more. In 2009, The Joint secured its place in music history by signing multi-Grammy winner Carlos Santana as Las Vegas’ first rock ‘n’ roll resident artist with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through The Hits. In 2010, the venue made headlines again by unveiling Tiësto In Concert, a groundbreaking monthly experience featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.
Continuing to exceed the expectations of music lovers, The Joint delivers an unrivaled lineup throughout the year including Widespread Panic’s 25th Anniversary Tour (July 15 – 16), Soundgarden (July 23), Championship Kickboxing (July 30), Iggy and The Stooges (Sept. 10), Ellis Mania (Sept. 17), Styx and REO Speedwagon (Sept. 24), Furthur featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir (Oct. 4), Incubus (Oct. 8), Roger Daltrey performs The Who’s Tommy (Oct.22), Judas Priest (Oct. 23) and Tiësto In Concert continues its epic visual and aural experience through the end of 2011 (Sept. 3, Oct. 1 and 29, Dec. 3). To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit http://www.hardrockhotel.com/, http://www.thejointlasvegas.com/ or http://www.ticketmaster.com/.
About The Joint
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a 4,000-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled 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 in 2010 and 2011, “#1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards. The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with an ongoing roster of legendary artists taking its stage including the first rock ‘n’ roll residency in Las Vegas with Carlos Santana’s Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Motley Crüe, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue is also home to Tiësto In Concert, a groundbreaking live show created exclusively for The Joint featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. For additional information, call 702.693.5583 or 702.693.5000. HardRockHotel.com / TheJointLasVegas.com. Keep up with the latest updates on The Joint via Facebook and Twitter.
About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a premier destination entertainment resort in Las Vegas, owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) 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, Linkin Park, Foo Fighters and The Killers have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Hard Rock Hotel tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; the luxurious Vanity Nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary & Spa; Reliquary Salon; 4.8 acres of tropical pool paradise; REHAB, the trendsetting Sunday afternoon pool party; The Joint concert venue; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants including Rare 120 steakhouse, the Tuscan-style Italian eatery AGO, world-renowned Nobu, Johnny Smalls, Pink Taco and Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 diner; numerous cocktail lounges; several retail stores; and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit http://www.hardrockhotel.com/.
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing residency shows in Las Vegas including Celine Dion and Rod Stewart at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and Barry Manilow at Paris Las Vegas. Our exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 7 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. http://www.aeglive.com/