Charli XCX and Bleachers with special guest Robert DeLong (Oct.9) and Garbage with special guest Torres (Oct. 10) have been added to the dynamic Set Your Life to Music lineup at Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Complete details are below, and photos are attached. High-res photos are available upon request.
Tickets go on sale Friday, June 12 at 10 a.m. PDT and will be available online at www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or through Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000.
Charli XCX and Bleachers with special guest Robert DeLong
Friday, Oct. 9
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
Tickets: $26 GA*
* One dollar from each ticket will be donated to The Ally Coalition, an organization that raises awareness and funds in support of LGBTQ equality.
London-based singer and songwriter Charli XCX is known for mixing music influences with her edgy, yet addictive approach. Born Charlotte Aitchinson, Charli XCX started making music at an early age, recording her first album in 2008. Three years later, she released a plethora of new music including her first critically-acclaimed track “Nuclear Seasons.” In April 2013, she released her full-length debut album, True Romance, featuring the hit single “You (Ha Ha Ha).” The following year, Charli XCX became widely popular when her smash hit single “Fancy” with Iggy Azaela became her first No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. That same year, Charli XCX released “Boom Clap” which was featured on The Fault in Our Stars: Music from the Motion picture soundtrack. Since then, Charli XCX has performed on a number of national shows including “mtvU Woodie Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Good Morning America,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” as well as the season finale of “Dancing with the Stars.”
Hailing from New Jersey, 30 year-old Jack Antonoff has been in the music scene for over a decade. In 2002, Antonoff became the lead singer of New Jersey indie rock band Steel Train. The band’s strong cult following led them to make its national television debut on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien” as well as “The Late Show With David Letterman.” In 2008, Jack left the band to form the Grammy award-winning band Fun. with bandmates Nate Ruess and Andrew Dost. While on tour with the band, Antonoff started the indie rock band Bleachers as a side project. In 2014, Bleachers released its debut album, Strange Desires, featuring the hit single “I Wanna Get Better.”
Garbage with special guest Torres
Saturday, Oct. 10
9 p.m.; Doors at 8 p.m.
In 1993, Butch Vig, Duke Erikson and Steve Marker formed the alternative rock band Garbage. After a year of playing together, the band brought on vocalist Shirley Manson. In 1995, the group released their self-titled debut album, which quickly climbed the charts by the end of the year. The following year, the album achieved platinum status and produced two smash hits, “Stupid Girl” and “Only Happy When It Rains.” Over the next decade, Garbage released three more albums and toured around the globe. After touring for its third album, the band took a extended break to focus on solo projects. In 2012, the group came back together to record its fifth studio album, Not Your Kind of People, featuring the hit single “Blood for Poppies.”