Actor/Comedian Rob Riggle and Rock Band Daughtry to Headline 2015 NHL Awards at MGM Grand in Las Vegas Wednesday, June 24

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Actor/Comedian Rob Riggle and Rock Band Daughtry to Headline 2015 NHL Awards at MGM Grand in Las Vegas Wednesday, June 24

Riggle to Host Live Awards Show with Special Performance from Daughtry
 
Tickets On Sale Today; Include Admission to Awards Show and Full Daughtry Concert

The 2015 NHL Awards™ special salute to the best regular-season players and performances will be hosted by actor and comedian Rob Riggle and will feature a live musical performance from rock band Daughtry followed by a full concert on Wednesday, June 24 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the National Hockey League announced today. The two-hour primetime awards show will broadcast live at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on NBCSN in the U.S. and Sportsnet in Canada. Tickets to the 2015 NHL Awards go on sale today at any MGM Resorts box office location.

Riggle is widely known for his memorable comedic roles in films such as The HangoverStep Brothers, The Other Guys, 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street and Dumb & Dumber To. The stand-up comedian and improv actor’s television credits include Saturday Night Live, his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show, a recurring role on Modern Family and the star of the new Fox animated series, Golan the Insatiable. The Kansas native is a passionate sports fan and recently retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve after 23 years of service.

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Daughtry has scored four No. 1 hits, garnered four GRAMMY Award nominations, won four American Music Awards, sold more than 8 million albums and has sold-out concerts worldwide. Daughtry’s self-titled debut album was the fastest selling rock debut in Soundscan history and its follow up, Leave This Town, marked the quintet’s second consecutive No. 1 album. Daughtry’s third album Break The Spell was certified gold in only four weeks of its release. Daughtry’s single “Waiting For Superman” broke into the Top 15 and its new single “Battleships” is racing up the charts. The band’s latest album Baptized was released in November 2013.

Tickets priced at $58, $103, $153 and $253, not including applicable service charges, go on sale today and include admission to both the Awards show and the concert. Tickets will be sold at 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 orticketmaster.com. Hospitality and travel packages are available for fans through PrimeSport.

The 2015 NHL Awards will honor the best regular-season players in a wide range of categories, including most valuable player (Hart Trophy), outstanding goaltender (Vezina Trophy), outstanding defenseman (Norris Trophy) and outstanding rookie (Calder Trophy); the Ted Lindsay Award, which is presented annually to the “most outstanding player” in the NHL as voted by fellow members of the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), also will be awarded. EA SPORTS will unveil the Cover Athlete for the upcoming launch of NHL® 16. A full line up of presenters will be announced at a future date.

The 2015 NHL Awards marks the first year the event will be held at the MGM Grand, the seventh year of a successful partnership with Las Vegas and the sixth time the NHL will honor the best hockey players in the world and the top performances of the season in Las Vegas.

IMG will produce the 2015 NHL Awards™, under the helm of executive producer Steve Mayer.

To join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook, use the official hashtag #NHLAwards.

ABOUT MGM GRAND
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino is “The Entertainment Authority,” creating the ultimate Las Vegas experience.  The hotel features the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; master illusionist David Copperfield and world-class entertainment at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. MGM Grand offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Michael Mina’s PUB 1842, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five-Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon. The resort recently remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and launched the industry’s first-ever STAY WELL Collection. MGM Grand is home to many of today’s hottest DJs including Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Steve Aoki who share residencies between Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub and WET REPUBLIC, The Strip’s hottest day life destination. The hotel also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking Five Green Key conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon and an inviting six-acre pool complex. Upscale accommodations include SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand, an exclusive boutique luxury hotel within the hotel and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit www.mgmgrand.com, call toll free at (877) 880-0880 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

ABOUT THE NHL
The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 30 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters, vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Every year the NHL entertains more than 250 million fans in-arena and through its partners on national television (NBC Sports, Rogers Sportsnet and TVA Sports) and radio; more than 10 million fans on its social platforms; and more than 300 million fans online at NHL.com. The NHL is committed to giving back to the community with programs including: Hockey is for Everyone™, which supports nonprofit youth hockey organizations across North America; Hockey Fights Cancer™, raising money for local and national cancer organizations; NHL Green™, which is committed to pursuing sustainable business practices; and a partnership with the You Can Play Project, which is committed to supporting the LGBT community and fighting homophobia in sports. For more information, visit NHL.com.

House of Blues Las Vegas Entertainment Calendar

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ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

JUST ANNOUNCED
DATE ARTIST ON-SALE PRICES DOORS AGES FORMAT
Thurs 2/12 The Spazmatics with Days After Hail On Sale NOW $20.00 GA 6:30pm 21+ 80’s Covers/Local Band
Fri 2/13 eNVy Showcase: Paper Tigers On Sale Fri @ 10am $12.00 GA 7:30pm 18+ Local Bands
Mon 2/16 Gilberto Santa Rosa On Sale NOW $42.50 GA

$47.00 GA DOS

7:30pm 21+ Salsa/Bolero
Fri 3/6

Sat 3/7

Sun 3/8

Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience On Sale Fri @ 10am $28.00 GA

$45-75 Reserved

7:30pm 21+ Classic Rock
SHOWS THIS WEEK
DATE ARTIST ON-SALE PRICES DOORS AGES FORMAT
Fri 1/16 eNVy Showcase On Sale $12 GA 7:30pm 18+ Local Bands
Sat 1/17 Loaded Vodka presents Holiday Hangover
hosted by Rob Riggle
with Empire Records, Franks & Deans & The Pluralses
On Sale $15 GA

$60 All You Can Drink Upgrade

7pm 21+ Comedy/Rock Covers
holiday hangover
Upcoming Shows
DATE ARTIST ON-SALE PRICES DOORS AGES FORMAT
Wed 1/21

Fri 1/23

Sat 1/24

Sirius XM presents Santana: Greatest Hits Live On Sale $89.50 GA Mezzanine

$99.50 GA Floor

$120-$170 Reserved

7pm 18+ Classic Rock/Latin Fusion
Thurs 1/22 Guster On Sale $26.50 GA

$29.00 GA DOS

7pm 18+ Alternative Rock
Sun 1/25

Wed 1/28

Thurs 1/29

Fri 1/30

Sat 1/31

Sirius XM presents Santana: Greatest Hits Live On Sale $89.50 GA Mezzanine

$99.50 GA Floor

$120-$170 Reserved

7pm 18+ Classic Rock/Latin Fusion
Tues 1/27 Wale On Sale $29.50 GA

$35 GA DOS

8pm 18+ Rap/Hip-Hop
Sun 2/1 RuPaul’s Drag Race On Sale $30 GA

$35 GA DOS

$50 Reserved Table Seat

8pm 18+ Drag/Comedy/Fashion
Tues 2/3 Silverstein On Sale $18 GA

$22 GA DOS

5pm All Ages Alternative/Metal
Fri 2/6 Cannibal Corpse | Behemoth On Sale Fri $27.50 GA

$30 GA DOS

5pm All Ages Death Metal
Sat 2/7 Badfish, A Tribute to Sublime with special guests Phil and the Blanx featuring BUD GAUGH of Sublime & Shrub On Sale $24 GA

$26 GA DOS

7pm 18+ Alternative Rock
Sat 2/14 Marilyn Manson On Sale $59.50 GA / Reserved 7:30pm 18+ Shock Rock
Thurs 2/19 Kalin & Myles On Sale $18 GA

$20 GA DOS

6pm All Ages R&B / Hip Hop
Sat 2/21 Dr. Dog On Sale $25 GA

$29.50 DOS

8pm 18+ Indie Rock
Sun 2/22 In Flames On Sale $25 GA

$28 GA DOS

5:30pm All Ages Metal
Tues 2/24 Taking Back Sunday On Sale $27.50 GA

$29 GA DOS

5pm All Ages Alternative Rock
Sat 2/28 Cold War Kids On Sale $19.50 GA

$23 GA DOS

6:30pm All Ages Indie Rock
Thurs 4/30 Nightwish On Sale $42.50 GA

$46.50 GA DOS

$77.50+ Reserved

7pm 18+ Metal

 

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CARLOS SANTANA 2015 RESIDENCY SHOW SCHEDULE

An Intimate Evening with SANTANA: Greatest Hits Live!

All SHOWS BEGINING AT 7PM  ∙ Tickets Starting at $89.50

May 2015
Wednesday 5/20 Friday 5/22
Saturday 5/23 Sunday 5/24
Wednesday 5/27 Friday 5/29
Saturday 5/30 Sunday 5/31

 

  • For additional show information contact our House of Blues Box Office at 702.632.7600 ∙ ALL TICKETS SUBJECT TO SERVICE CHARGES

·         Show begins approximately one hour after door time

 

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT AT FOUNDATION ROOM®

Week of 1/12-1/18

DAY EVENT FORMAT PRICES WHAT’S UP
Mon 1/12@ 10pm

 

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)

DJ Casanova $30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Tues  1/13@ 10pm

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)
DJ Kay TheRiot  

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Weds 1/14@10pm

 

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)

Dj SINcere $30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
Thurs 1/15@8:30pm Michael “Mack” Donald’s

Pleasure Cruise

(21+)

Music With A View Presents Pleasure Cruise…Docking Once Again. “Things Will Never Be The Same Again…” No Cover VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Thurs 1/15@ 10pm

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)
DJ Karma  

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
Fri 1/16@9:30pm Bubbles For Beauties

Nightlife Ultra Lounge

(21+)

Free Champagne/Vodka Bar for Ladies!

DJ Eric Forbes (lounge)

DJ Mark Mac (patio)

No Cover With RSVP VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Sat 1/17@ 10pm

 

Holiday Hangover

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)

DJ Skratchy

VIP Loaded Vodka Tasting with Rob Riggle

$30 nightly membership admission  VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

 

Sun 1/18@ 10pm

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)
DJ Mark Mac  

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT INSIDE CROSSROADS AT HOUSE OF BLUES®

Week of 1/12-1/18

 

DAY EVENT FORMAT PRICES WHAT’S UP
Mon 1/12@ 8pm-11pm Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
 

Tues 1/13@ 8pm-11pm

Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
Weds 1/14@ 8pm-11pm  Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
 

Thurs 1/15@ 8pm-11pm

 

Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
 

Fri 1/16 @9pm-12am

 

Rockstar Karaoke Rockstar Karaoke puts you center stage with our full band providing the driving rhythm, the hot guitar licks and the backing vocals while belting out your favorite selections from a list of nearly 200 Rockstar Karaoke mega-hits. Free Admission VIP and Group Seating and All You Can Drink Packages available in advance from HOB Box Office.
 

Sat 1/17 @ 9pm-12pm

 

Holiday Hangover Hangover Supper with the Bella Electric Strings 5pm-8pm

One Man Hangover

With Loop’d Phil Stendeck 9pm-12am

 

Free Admission

 

3 Rooms of End of Holiday Season Celebration For All!

Food And Drink Specials!

 

Sun 1/18@ 8pm-11pm

 

Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
Sun 1/18@ 10am & 1pm Gospel Brunch Local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs with an all you can eat buffet. $27.50 – Child (under 11)
$50.00 – Adult
The Gospel Brunch experience includes local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs selected by Kirk Franklin, plus an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet.

Crossroads at House of Blues Las Vegas is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday 7am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday 7am to midnight. For additional information call 702.632.7607 or visit www.houseofblues.com/lasvegas.

 

  • For additional show information contact our House of Blues Box Office at 702.632.7600
  • ALL TICKETS SUBJECT TO SERVICE CHARGES

·         Show begins approximately one hour after door time

 

House of Blues Las Vegas Entertainment Calendar

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ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

 

 

 

 

SHOWS THIS WEEK
DATE ARTIST ON-SALE PRICES DOORS AGES FORMAT
Fri 1/9/15

Sat 1/10/15

Willie Nelson & Family On Sale $55 GA

From $110.50 Reserved

7:30pm 18+ Country
Upcoming Shows
DATE ARTIST ON-SALE PRICES DOORS AGES FORMAT
Fri 1/16 eNVy Showcase On Sale $12 GA 7:30pm 18+ Local Bands
Sat 1/17 Loaded Vodka presents Holiday Hangover
hosted by Rob Riggle
with Empire Records, Franks & Deans & The Pluralses
On Sale $15 GA

$60 All You Can Drink Upgrade

7pm 21+ Comedy/Rock Covers
Thurs 1/22 Guster On Sale $26.50 GA

$29.00 GA DOS

7pm 18+ Alternative Rock
Tues 1/27 Wale On Sale $29.50 GA

$35 GA DOS

8pm 18+ Rap/Hip-Hop
Sun 2/1 RuPaul’s Drag Race On Sale $30 GA

$35 GA DOS

$50 Reserved Table Seat

8pm 18+ Drag/Comedy/Fashion
Tues 2/3 Silverstein On Sale $18 GA

$22 GA DOS

5pm All Ages Alternative/Metal
Fri 2/6 Cannibal Corpse | Behemoth On Sale Fri $27.50 GA

$30 GA DOS

5pm All Ages Death Metal
Sat 2/7 Badfish, A Tribute to Sublime with special guests Phil and the Blanx featuring BUD GAUGH of Sublime & Shrub On Sale $24 GA

$26 GA DOS

7pm 18+ Alternative Rock
Sat 2/14 Marilyn Manson On Sale $59.50 GA / Reserved 7:30pm 18+ Shock Rock
Thurs 2/19 Kalin & Myles On Sale $18 GA

$20 GA DOS

6pm All Ages R&B / Hip Hop
Sat 2/21 Dr. Dog On Sale $25 GA

$29.50 DOS

8pm 18+ Indie Rock
Sun 2/22 In Flames On Sale $25 GA

$28 GA DOS

5:30pm All Ages Metal
Tues 2/24 Taking Back Sunday On Sale $27.50 GA

$29 GA DOS

5pm All Ages Alternative Rock
Sat 2/28 Cold War Kids On Sale $19.50 GA

$23 GA DOS

6:30pm All Ages Indie Rock
Thurs 4/30 Nightwish On Sale $42.50 GA

$46.50 GA DOS

$77.50+ Reserved

7pm 18+ Metal

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CARLOS SANTANA

2015 RESIDENCY SHOW SCHEDULE

An Intimate Evening with SANTANA: Greatest Hits Live!

All SHOWS BEGINING AT 7PM  ∙ Tickets Starting at $89.50

JANUARY 2015
Wednesday 1/21  

Friday 1/23

Saturday 1/24 Sunday 1/25
Wednesday 1/28 Thursday 1/29
Friday 1/30 Saturday 1/31
May 2015
Wednesday 5/20 Friday 5/22
Saturday 5/23 Sunday 5/24
Wednesday 5/27 Friday 5/29
Saturday 5/30 Sunday 5/31

 

  • For additional show information contact our House of Blues Box Office at 702.632.7600 ∙ ALL TICKETS SUBJECT TO SERVICE CHARGES

·         Show begins approximately one hour after door time

 

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT AT FOUNDATION ROOM®

Week of 1/5-1/11

DAY EVENT FORMAT PRICES WHAT’S UP
Mon 1/5@ 10pm

 

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)

DJ Casanova $30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Tues  1/6@ 10pm

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)
DJ Kay TheRiot  

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Weds 1/7

 

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)

Socialize. Scandalize. Sup In High Style

For Those Who Come Alive At Night

Dining/Lounge Packages Available VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Thurs 1/8@ 10pm

 

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)
DJ Karma  

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
Fri 1/9@9:30pm Bubbles For Beauties

Nightlife Ultra Lounge

(21+)

Free Champagne/Vodka Bar for Ladies!

DJ Eric Forbes (lounge)

DJ Mark Mac (patio)

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

Sat 1/10@ 9:30pm

 

Bubbles & Beauties

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)

Free Champagne/Vodka Bar for Ladies!

DJ Greg Lopez (lounge)

DJ Sam I Am (patio)

$30 nightly membership admission  VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
 

 

Sun 1/11@ 10pm

Nightlife Ultra Lounge
(21+)
DJ Mark Mac  

$30 nightly membership admission

 

VIP Service and Table Reservations: 702.632.7631
WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT INSIDE CROSSROADS AT HOUSE OF BLUES®

Week of 1/5-1/11

 

DAY EVENT FORMAT PRICES WHAT’S UP
Mon 1/5@ 8pm-11pm Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
 

Tues 1/6@ 8pm-11pm

Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
Weds 1/7@ 8pm-11pm  Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
 

Thurs 1/8@ 8pm-11pm

 

Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
 

Fri 1/9 @9pm-12am

 

Rockstar Karaoke Rockstar Karaoke puts you center stage with our full band providing the driving rhythm, the hot guitar licks and the backing vocals while belting out your favorite selections from a list of nearly 200 Rockstar Karaoke mega-hits. Free Admission VIP and Group Seating and All You Can Drink Packages available in advance from HOB Box Office.
 

Sat 1/10 @ 9pm-12pm

 

Looped A one man band that creates a full musical story, one instrument at a time.  

Free Admission

 

High energy performances by one man.
 

Sun 1/11@ 8pm-11pm

 

Nothin’ But The Blues Where the Blues & a Good Time Collide  

Free Admission

 

Solo & Duo Acts Playing Classic Covers to Traditional Blues Acoustics.
Sun 1/11@ 10am & 1pm Gospel Brunch Local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs with an all you can eat buffet. $27.50 – Child (under 11)
$50.00 – Adult
The Gospel Brunch experience includes local talent performing both traditional and contemporary Gospel songs selected by Kirk Franklin, plus an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet.

 

Crossroads at House of Blues Las Vegas is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday 7am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday 7am to midnight. For additional information call 702.632.7607 or visit www.houseofblues.com/lasvegas.

 

  • For additional show information contact our House of Blues Box Office at 702.632.7600
  • ALL TICKETS SUBJECT TO SERVICE CHARGES

·         Show begins approximately one hour after door time

John Legend to Headline Vegas Gala for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at ARIA Resort & Casino

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JOHN LEGEND TO HEADLINE VEGAS GALA FOR MICHAEL JORDAN CELEBRITY INVITATIONAL AT ARIA RESORT & CASINO

Celebration Hosted by Comedian Wayne Brady with Special Performance by World-Famous Blue Man Group

GRAMMY Award-winning artist John Legend will headline the 12th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI) Celebration in Las Vegas with a private performance at ARIA Resort & Casino , Friday, April 5. Legend will take the stage at the annual invite-only party for the tournament’s celebrities and VIP invited guests.

The soulful singer, songwriter and pianist will perform hits throughout the evening, including songs from his new album Love in the Future (co-produced by Legend, Kanye West and Dave Tozer), scheduled for release this June. The celebration also will feature a performance by Blue Man Group, which recently introduced an entirely new, mega-enhanced show at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. Famed comedian and television personality Wayne Brady will emcee the evening’s festivities.

The annual gala will mark a night of celebration following the two-day Celebrity-Amateur tournament April 4 and 5, which pairs one celebrity with four amateur participants; and lead into the weekend’s MJCI two-person, 36-hole scramble format tournament, including only competing celebrities, April 6 and 7.

Hosted by ARIA Resort & Casino and returning to Shadow Creek, MJCI marks only the third time in history that the exclusive golf course will open its doors to the public. Proceeds from the charitable tournament will benefit Make-A-Wish; James R. Jordan Foundation; Opportunity Village; and Cats Care, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats’ charity arm; as well as the participating celebrities’ charities of choice. Since its inception in 2001, MJCI has raised more than $6 million for charity. 

MJCI celebrities scheduled to attend include host Michael Jordan, Marcus Allen, Anthony Anderson, Miles Austin, Brian Baumgartner, Jerome Bettis, Wayne Brady*, Chevy Chase, Brandi Chastain, Chris Chelios, Roger Clemens, Vince Coleman, Brian Cushing, Richard Dent, Julius Erving, Josh Freeman, Dwight Freeney, Wayne Gretzky, Ken Griffey Jr., Penny Hardaway, Brett Hull, Dan Jansen, Dustin Johnson, Janet Jones-Gretzky, Toni Kukoc, Mario Lemieux, Greg Maddux, Win McMurry, Christina Milian, Von Miller, DeMarco Murray, Kevin Nealon, Jonathan Ogden, Paul O’Neill, Jake Owen, Michael Phelps, Ahmad Rashad, Jerry Rice, Salli Richardson, Rob Riggle, Stuart Scott, Ozzie Smith, Jason Taylor, Alan Thicke, Winky Wright, Adrian Young and more.

*Non-Golfer

Tickets are available at all 10 MGM Resorts’ box offices and concierge desks in Las Vegas, and online at www.arialasvegas.com, www.MJCIgolf.com and www.shadowcreek.com. Fans who wish to experience this exclusive event can purchase daily or weekly general admission and VIP ticket packages. VIP ticket holders will enjoy added perks including complimentary parking at Shadow Creek (a $10 daily value), unparalleled views from the open-air MasterCard VIP Hospitality Deck, complimentary food and full-service bars. Prices are as follows:

 

Daily General Admission Pass                       $30/Thursday-Sunday
Weekly General Admission Pass                   $100/Thursday-Sunday
Daily VIP Pass                                                $150/Thursday-Sunday
Weekly VIP Pass                                            $500/Thursday-Sunday

Discounted tickets are available for military service members, senior citizens 65 years of age or older and college/university students with valid identification. Each group will receive 25 percent off daily or weekly general admission tickets. Additionally, the tournament offers a “Bring the Kids for Free” general admission ticket pass, providing access to Shadow Creek for youth 17 years of age and younger when accompanied by a general admission ticketed adult (up to two children per paid adult).

All ticketholders can enjoy complimentary shuttle service between ARIA and Shadow Creek. Shuttles will depart every 30 minutes from ARIA’s North Valet entrance Thursday and Friday of the tournament from 6 a.m. 2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Continuous return service from Shadow Creek to ARIA will be provided until 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

For more information about MJCI, visit www.arialasvegas.comMJCIgolf.com or call (877) 253-5847.

About ARIA Resort & Casino
ARIA Resort & Casino, a stunning AAA Five Diamond resort, features an unprecedented combination of spectacular amenities, high-end service, striking architecture, sustainable design and premium meeting and convention space. ARIA provides access to the ultimate Las Vegas experience highlighted by The Shops at Crystals and the acrobatic spectacle Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil. CityCenter is a joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. For more information and reservations, visit www.arialasvegas.com or call toll free at (866) 359-7757; also find ARIA on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About Shadow Creek
Perennially ranked among Golf Week magazine’s Top 10 courses, Shadow Creek’s special environment is normally reserved solely for guests of MGM Resorts International.  Located in the midst of the barren Nevada desert, the Tom Fazio-designed Shadow Creek makes golfers feel they’ve been transported to another world with its natural beauty, rolling terrain, glistening brooks and ponds, spectacular waterfalls, lush gardens and mature trees.

Stars Unite for 2013 Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational

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STARS UNITE FOR 2013 MICHAEL JORDAN CELEBRITY INVITATIONAL IN VEGAS

Michael Phelps, Jerry Rice, Dustin Johnson, Jake Owen & Rob Riggle Join Celebrity Roster for 12th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Exclusive Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, April 4 – 7

Hosted by ARIA Resort & Casino, the 12th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (MJCI) returns to Las Vegas’ Shadow Creek April 4 – 7 featuring celebrity favorites plus first-time attendees including Olympic Champion Michael Phelps, Pro Football Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Jonathan Ogden, comedian Rob Riggle, PGA Golfer Dustin Johnson, country star Jake Owen, actor James Denton, NFL Quarterback Josh Freeman and actor/comedians Kevin Nealon and Wayne Brady*.

The new participants will join MJCI standout veterans including host Michael Jordan, Marcus Allen, Anthony Anderson, Brian Baumgartner, Roger Clemens, Wayne Gretzky, Ken Griffey Jr., Penny Hardaway, Brett Hull, Toni Kukoc, Mario Lemieux, Greg Maddux, Tom Welling, Jesse Williams and Adrian Young as they swing for a cause.

In its third year in Las Vegas, MJCI will gather dozens of celebrities for four days of star-studded events and golf at Shadow Creek and ARIA. Additional celebrity and athlete participants include defending champion Brandi Chastain, Jerome Bettis, Chris Chelios, Vince Coleman, Janet Jones-Gretzky, Dan Jansen, Win McMurry, Christina Milian*, Paul O’Neill, Stuart Scott, Ozzie Smith, Alan Thicke and Winky Wright.

*Non-Golfer

The Celebrity-Amateur tournament, which pairs one celebrity with four amateur participants, will take place Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5. The MJCI two-person, 36-hole scramble format tournament, including only competing celebrities, will take place Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7.

Proceeds from the charitable tournament will benefit Make-A-Wish, James R. Jordan Foundation, Opportunity Village and Cats Care, the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats’ charity arm. Since its inception in 2001, MJCI has raised more than $6 million for charity.

Tickets are now on sale and available at all 10 MGM Resorts’ box offices and concierge desks in Las Vegas, and online at www.arialasvegas.com, www.MJCIgolf.com and www.shadowcreek.com. Fans who wish to experience this exclusive event can purchase daily or weekly general admission and VIP ticket packages. VIP ticket holders will enjoy added perks including complimentary parking at Shadow Creek (a $10 daily value), unparalleled views from the open-air MasterCard® VIP Hospitality Deck, complimentary food and full-service bars. Prices are as follows:

 

Daily General Admission Pass             $30/Thursday-Sunday
Weekly General Admission Pass          $100/Thursday-Sunday
Daily VIP Pass                                     $150/Thursday-Sunday
Weekly VIP Pass                                  $500/Thursday-Sunday

 

Discounted tickets are available for military service members, senior citizens 65 years of age or older and college/university students with valid identification. Each group will receive 25 percent off daily or weekly general admission tickets. Additionally, the tournament offers a “Bring the Kids for Free” general admission ticket pass, providing access to Shadow Creek for youth 17 years of age and younger when accompanied by a general admission ticketed adult (up to two children per paid adult).

All ticketholders can enjoy complimentary shuttle service between ARIA and Shadow Creek. Shuttles will depart every 30 minutes from ARIA’s North Valet entrance Thursday and Friday of the tournament from 6 a.m. 2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Continuous return service from Shadow Creek to ARIA will be provided until 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

For more information about MJCI, visit arialasvegas.com, MJCIgolf.com or call (877) 253-5847.

About ARIA Resort & Casino
ARIA Resort & Casino, a stunning AAA Five Diamond resort, features an unprecedented combination of spectacular amenities, high-end service, striking architecture, sustainable design and premium meeting and convention space. ARIA provides access to the ultimate Las Vegas experience highlighted by The Shops at Crystals and the acrobatic spectacle Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil. CityCenter is a joint venture between MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. For more information and reservations, visit arialasvegas.com or call toll free at (866) 359-7757; also find ARIA on Facebook and Twitter.

 

About Shadow Creek
Perennially ranked among Golf Week magazine’s Top 10 courses, Shadow Creek’s special environment is normally reserved solely for guests of MGM Resorts International.  Located in the midst of the barren Nevada desert, the Tom Fazio-designed Shadow Creek makes golfers feel they’ve been transported to another world with its natural beauty, rolling terrain, glistening brooks and ponds, spectacular waterfalls, lush gardens and mature trees.

Playboy Comedy announces November schedule with Rob Riggle, Michael Yo and others

 

Playboy Comedy inside The Lounge at the Palms
announces November 2011 headliners

 

Award-winning Playboy Comedy announces the November 2011 schedule of comedians. Hosted by Cort McCown, all shows take place inside The Lounge at the Palms Casino Resort.  
Playboy Comedy Headliners:
 
  • Nov. 3 -5 – Rob Riggle, “The Hangover” & “The Daily Show”
  • Nov. 10-12 – Jimmy Dore, “The Marijuana-Logues” and Michael Yo, “E!” & “Chelsea Lately”
  • Nov. 17-19 – Ben Gleib, “Chelsea Lately”
  • Nov. 24-26 – DARK
 
Show Times:
 
  • Thursday – 10 p.m.
  • Friday – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday – 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
 
Tickets:
Ticket prices start at $39.99 (inclusive of taxes), which includes entry into the legendary Playboy Club following the show. VIP tickets are also available for $59.99, which includes a line pass into Playboy Comedy, VIP seating at the show and entry into Playboy Club following the show. Buffet dinner package now available, which includes VIP ticket amenities and a dinner buffet ticket for $69.99.
 
Tickets can be purchased at 702-944-3200, palms.com or at the Palms Box Office. The Box Office is open daily from noon – 7:00 p.m. with extended hours on select event days. Follow The Lounge on Twitter for updates @loungeatpalms.
 
About Rob Riggle
Southern born and raised, Rob Riggle has been entertaining crowds over the last 12 years with his sketch and improvisational comedy. Along with his title as Major in the United States Marine Corps Reserves, holding 20 medals and ribbons as a result of his service; Riggle is also known for his clever delivery as a correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” Riggle has also appeared in several major television and film projects including “Saturday Night Live” and the motion picture hit “The Hangover.” Audiences can expect to hear Riggle’s hilarious and sharp delivery about current events and newsworthy beats.
 
About Jimmy Dore
After appearing in several Comedy Central specials, Jimmy Dore is no stranger to stand up and engaging audiences with his current take on pop culture and politics. Dore notably put together a one-hour Comedy Central special appropriately named “Citizen Jimmy” that was chosen Best of 2008 by iTunes and named one of the Top 5 Comedy DVDs of the Year by Punchline Magazine. Most recently, Dore has taken on a double role performing in his Off-Broadway hit “The Marijuana-Logues,” which he also wrote. Dore’s everyman style and razor-sharp material continues to draw audiences in and has made him one of the fastest rising comedians to date.
 
About Michael Yo
Michael Yo, the self-proclaimed “Half-Black Brother with a Korean Mother” was born and raised in Houston TX. Yo made his debut on E! in 2008 as a celebrity correspondent for E! News. He can also often be seen being belittled by Chelsea Handler as a round table panelist on “Chelsea Lately” and can be seen on “Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami.” Yo has been perfecting his stand up comedy routine for a long time now…since April 7, 2011, and has appeared at numerous comedy clubs across the country including ­­­the Improv clubs, the Comedy Store and Stand Up Live. Yo would like to thank the women in his life, namely his mother (fans will find out why soon enough), Chelsea Handler and random hookups across the country for supplying him with endless comedic ammunition.
 
About Ben Gleib
Standup comedian, actor and writer, Ben Gleib, has been headlining comedy clubs and colleges around the globe. His witty comedic take on life had Esquire Magazine name him as one of “Six comedians who could be comedy’s next big thing.” Regularly appearing as a round table guest on “Chelsea Lately,” Gleib also headed back to his stand up roots opening for Dane Cook’s North American 2010 tour. Gleib has made appearances on numerous television shows including “The Real Wedding Crashers,” “Last Comic Standing” and guest hosted Game Show Network’s popular show “GSN Live.” Audiences will continue to be enticed by Gleib’s wide range of material and quick improvisational skills.
 
UPCOMING PLAYBOY COMEDY HEADLINERS (headliners subject to change):
 
OCTOBER 2011
27-29 – Jim Jeffries
 
NOVEMBER 2011
3-5 – Rob Riggle
10-12 – Jimmy Dore and special guest Michael Yo
17-19 – Ben Gleib
24-26 – DARK
 
DECEMBER 2011
1-3 – Steve Rannazzisi

 

About The Palms:
The Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas’ hippest resorts, is an all-encompassing, one-stop destination. The boutique property boasts three distinct towers and a diverse mix of bars and restaurants across a 95,000-square-foot casino. Amenities include the legendary Playboy Club; Ghostbar; Rain Nightclub; the Pearl Concert Theater; Moon Nightclub; N9NE Steakhouse; Nove Italiano; Little Buddha; Simon Restaurant & Lounge; The Palms Pool & Bungalows; Palms Spa and AMP Salon; Drift Spa & Hammam; LA Sunset Tan; Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre Cineplex; Huntington Ink Tattoo Lounge; the Fantasy Suites, including the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in the world with its own basketball court; and over 60,000 square-feet of meeting space. The Palms has played host to MTV’s Video Music Awards, Real World: Las Vegas, Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown and E!’s Girls Next Door and Sunset Tan feature the resort on a regular basis. The Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the Las Vegas Strip and I-15 on Flamingo Road. For room reservation information, call toll free at (866) PALMS-RES, (866) 725-6773, or visit www.palms.com. For groups of 15 rooms or more, contact the Sales Department at (866) PALMS-MTG or (866) 725-6768.