Don McLean To Be Awarded George & Ira Gershwin Award For Lifetime Musical Achievement On May 17

Don McLean To Be Awarded George & Ira Gershwin Award For Lifetime Musical Achievement On May 17

McLean also announces Father’s Day weekend concert at Elvis Presley’s Graceland on June 15

Don McLean, America’s legendary singer and songwriter, will be awarded the George and Ira Gershwin Award for lifetime musical achievement on behalf of the Student Alumni Association of UCLA. In recognition of George and Ira Gershwin’s contributions to American music and in honor of their gift to UCLA, the UCLA Student Alumni Association established the annual George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement in 1988.

“I am such a great lover and admirer of the work of the Gershwin’s that to receive this award is a thrill,” said McLean. “In popular music the modernism of their music put them in a class by themselves.”

McLean will accept the award on Friday, May 17 at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, during UCLA’s 2019 Spring Sing event. The 31st edition of the award is in recognition of the tremendous contributions McLean has made to the music industry throughout his career. Reserved for influential musical figures, past recipients include Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra, James Taylor, Julie Andrews, Lionel Richie, Anthony Kiedis, The Who and last year’s recipient, Linkin Park.

“On behalf of UCLA, I am thrilled to present the 2019 George and Ira Gershwin Award for Lifetime Musical Achievement to Don McLean,” said Award Director, Isabella Dohil, “whose poetic lyrics have transcended time and remain a staple of American culture. Don’s contributions to music have been profound and he continues to capture audiences both young and old through his dynamic storytelling.”

McLean To Perform During Father’s Day Weekend Concerts At Elvis Presley’s Graceland
Memphis is recognized worldwide as the “home of the Blues” and the “birthplace of Rock ‘N’ Roll,” and Graceland’s Father’s Day Weekend Celebration lives up to those honors with multi-platinum singer/songwriter Don McLean and his chart-topping hits will perform on the Soundstage at Graceland on Saturday, June 15.

“I will be at Graceland for a Fathers Day concert and I will sing ‘And I Love You So,’ a song I wrote which Elvis sang during the last year of his life,” said McLean. “It also appears on his album, Today, released in 1975.”

Throughout the weekend, guests will be treated to tours of the iconic Graceland mansion, Elvis Presley’s Memphis™ entertainment complex and experience the brand-new Graceland Exhibition Center featuring three fantastic exhibits: Muhammad Ali: Greatest of All Time, Memphis Music Legends and A Century of the American Motorcycle. To purchase tickets, please visit GracelandLive.com/don-mclean.

Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don McLean has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. Classic hits like “American Pie”, “Vincent (Starry Starry Night)”, “Castles in the Air”, “And I Love You So”, “Crossroads” and “The Grave” propelled McLean into the mainstream. Many of his songs have been recorded and sung by musicians from every genre, including Madonna‘s No. 1 recording of “American Pie” in 2000, George Michael’s rendition of “The Grave” in 2003, and James Blake’s version of “Vincent (Starry Starry Night).”

Having recently honored the 60th anniversary of Buddy Holly’s death, and receiving Million-Air certifications from BMI for over 5 million certified airplays of “American Pie” and 3 million certified airplays for “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),” McLean continues to bring his classic hit songs to stages around the world.

Don McLean On Tour:
MAY 10 – The Greenwich Odeum / East Greenwich, R.I.
MAY 11 – Paramount Hudson Valley Theater / Peekskill, N.Y.
JUN 07 – South Orange Performing Arts Center / South Orange, N.J.
JUN 15 – Graceland LIVE / Memphis, Tenn.
JUN 29 – Cape Fear Community College / Wilmington, N.C.
JUL 03 – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa / Catoosa, Okla.
JUL 20 – Ponte Verda Concert Hall / Ponte Verda Beach, Fla.
JUL 27 – Dosey Does / The Woodlands, Texas
AUG 02 – The Rose / Pasadena, Calif.
AUG 03 – The Canyon / Montclair, Calif.
AUG 16 – Ojai Libbey Bowl / Ojai, Calif.
AUG 17 – Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center / Valencia, Calif.
AUG 26 – Live at Amsterdamse Bos / Amsterdam, Holland
AUG 27 – Snape Maltings Concert Hall / Saxmundham, U.K.
AUG 29 – Middlesbrough Town Hall / Middlesbrough, U.K.
AUG 31 – Southport Theatre & Convention Center / Southport, U.K.
SEP 01 – Moseley Folk & Arts Festival / Birmingham, U.K.
SEP 08 – Rams Head On Stage / Annapolis, Md.
SEP 20 – The Cabot / Beverly, Mass.
SEP 21 – Tupelo Music Hall / Derry, N.H.
OCT 04 – Golden Nugget Casino / Las Vegas, Nev.
OCT 06 – Coach House Concert Hall / San Juan Capristrano, Calif.
Click here for Don’s most updated tour calendar

About Don McLean:
A New York native, Don McLean is one of the most revered and respected songwriters in American history. After paying his dues in the New York club scene in the late ‘60s, he went on to score mega-hits like “American Pie,” “Vincent (Starry, Starry Night),” “Castles in the Air” and many more. In 2004, McLean was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame by country superstar Garth Brooks. In 2000, “American Pie” was named one of the Top 5 Songs of the 20th Century by the RIAA and in 2002 was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. In 2015, one of McLean’s four handwritten manuscripts of the lyrics to “American Pie” was auctioned by Christies, selling for just over $1.2 Million. 2017 brought a huge honor when his iconic song was inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, joining less than 500 works including “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” With over 40 gold and platinum records worldwide, McLean’s prowess for writing timeless songs was again captured on his 2018 album, Botanical Gardens, as he artfully weaves country, Americana, folk, and boot stomping rock for an eclectic, yet American sound that he is known for.

 

Raiding The Rock Vault Salutes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Hugh McDonald of Bon Jovi

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT SALUTES ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF
FAME INDUCTEE HUGH MCDONALD OF BON JOVI

Raiding The Rock Vault, the ultimate rock experience, salutes bassist Hugh McDonald on his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Bon Jovi. Hugh joins fellow Raiding the Rock Vault bandmate, guitarist Howard Leese, who was inducted with Heart in 2013.

 

Hugh was inducted in Cleveland on April 14, 2018 and said: “Being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a dream realized; I’m honored and humbled.” Fellow inductee Howard Leese congratulated Hugh: “So excited to welcome my Rock Vault bandmate, Hugh McDonald, to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  His bass playing with Bon Jovi is a big part of the bands unique sound.” Raiding the Rock Vault Producer Sir Harry Cowell said simply, “beyond proud.”

 

Raiding the Rock Vault offers fans the opportunity to see legendary rock stars up close as they bring the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life, featuring classic anthems by the biggest acts in music including The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and many more.

 

The show’s all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart) and Hugh McDonald [Bass] (Bon Jovi) and features appearances by Dave Amato [Guitar] (REO Speedwagon), Rowan Robertson [Guitar] (Dio), Doug Aldrich [Guitar] (Whitesnake, Dead Daisies), Blas Elias [Drums] (Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Slaughter),  Phil Soussan [Bass] (Ozzy Osbourne, Last in Line), Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals] (The Offspring, Last in Line), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Mark Boals [Lead Vocals] (Dokken, Yngwie J. Malmsteen) and Cian Coey [Lead Vocals] (Meat Loaf,  Dweezil Zappa).

 

Fast Facts about Raiding the Rock Vault:

  • Raiding The Rock Vault has performed more than 1,000 shows since its Las Vegas launch in 2013.
  • The show debuted at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles on November 29, 2012.
  • Voted “Best Musical” (2014, 2015) and “Best Tribute Show” (2016, 2017) in Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas Awards.
  • One of the only 100 percent live shows in Las Vegas.

 

Raiding the Rock Vault performs Saturday to Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Tickets start at $69 (plus applicable taxes and service fees) and can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel box office or online at www.hardrockhotel.com. A Rock Star Package upgrade is available for $100 and includes a show program, a meet and greet and photo opportunity with the rock stars prior to the show.

 

For more information on Raiding The Rock Vault, please visit www.raidingtherockvault.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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. 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, Guns N’ Roses and KISS have all performed. Features of the property include the newly-remodeled 11-story Casino Tower with 640 rooms and suites, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites; the 15-story HRH All-Suite Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites, which has received the AAA Four Diamond Award; 60,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 110,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space, which was named a Smart Meetings 2016 Platinum Choice Award winner; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Reliquary Spa; Kelly Cardenas Salon – a Paul Mitchell® Focus Salon; 4.8 acres of tropical pool paradise, which was voted as the No. 1 “Best Hotel Pool” in the 2015 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice contest; the world-famous pool party Rehab Beach Club; live music/entertainment venues The Joint, Vinyl and Club Domina, the home of Magic Mike Live Las Vegas and in 2018, The Voice: Neon Dreams; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café, Goose Island Pub, 福Fú Asian Kitchen, Oyster Bar, Pizza Forte, Dunkin’ Donuts and MB Steak; a fitness center; trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co., Chill by Hudson, Hootenanny, Bezel, Day + Night and Shine. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

Hard Rock International

With venues in 75 countries, including 181 cafes, 25 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of

Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include St. Petersburg, Fortaleza, Casablanca and Chengdu. New Hard Rock hotel, casino or hotel-casino projects include Atlanta, Atlantic City, Berlin, Budapest, London, Los Cabos, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Dalian and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

 

 

Roger Daltrey at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, March 7 & 10

 

ROGER DALTREY
WITH SPECIAL GUEST LESLIE MENDELSON 

MARCH 7 & 10 AT 8 P.M.

Tickets on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. PT

 

 

Roger Daltrey, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and founder of the iconic rock band The Who, returns to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for two nights with special guest Leslie Mendelson on Wednesday, March 7 and Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. Daltrey will be joined on stage by current Who band members Simon Townshend, Jon Button, Scott Devours, Loren Gold and Frank Simes.

 

Tickets start at $49.50 (plus applicable service fees) and go on sale Friday, Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX or online at www.axs.com. For VIP ticket packages including premium seating options, please contact jointvip@hrhvegas.com. For groups of 12 or more, please call 702.693.4017 or contact darnson@hrhvegas.com.

 

If any one member of The Who can be said to be the group’s founding member it is singer Roger Daltrey, who first assembled the group that would become The Who in 1959 while at Acton County School, recruiting John Entwistle and subsequently agreeing to John’s proposal that Pete Townshend should join. In those days Daltrey, whose daytime job was in a sheet metal factory, even made the band’s guitars, and it was his energy and ambition that drove the group during their formative years. That same energy, coupled with his unwavering resolve, has sustained the group during periods of uncertainty ever since.

 

Daltrey has also cultivated a singing career outside of The Who, beginning in 1973 when he found himself on the BBC’s “Top Of The Pops,” the UK’s then premier chart TV show, promoting the single “Giving It All Away” which reached No. 5 in the UK charts. It was a track from his first solo album “Daltrey,” released that same year, which he followed up with the albums “Ride A Rock Horse” (1975), “One Of The Boys” (1977), the soundtrack to “McVicar” (1980) and “After The Fire” (1985).

 

As a member of The Who, who were already members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Daltrey was inducted in 2005 into the UK Music Hall of Fame. In December 2008, he and Townshend were honored with America’s most prestigious cultural award as recipients of the 31st Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington D.C. by then-President of the United States, George W. Bush.

 

Daltrey has performed all over the world including the legendary Super Bowl in 2010 and closing the Olympics in 2012. The Who continued their charity work by playing a concert in January 2011 to raise money for trials of a new cancer treatment called PDT. Then in December 2012 they played at the Hurricane Sandy Benefit in New York and in January 2014 they played a set to support the Stand Up To Cancer Charity. In November 2012 Daltrey, with Townshend at his side, launched Teen Cancer America. The charity is now established in the USA, with offices in Los Angeles and devoted Teen Cancer units being opened in hospitals all over the U.S.

Leslie Mendelson returns with “Love & Murder”—the singer-songwriter’s first new album in eight years. A stirring work imbued with emotional depth and poise, the effort is the long-awaited follow up to her Grammy Award-nominated debut, “Swan Feathers.” It’s an apropos title, reflecting the dichotomy between the dark and light she encountered in those years between.

 

For more information on Roger Daltrey, please visit www.thewho.com/roger-daltrey, Facebook.

 

For more information on Leslie Mendelson, please visit www.lesliemendelson.com, Facebook, Twitter.

 

About The Joint
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,255-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment 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 “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine, “Casino Of The Year – Medium Capacity” award by the Academy of Country Music, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the Pollstar Awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best awards, “Best Rock Residency Program” by Las Vegas Weekly, “Best Concert Venue” by Las Vegas Review-Journal and more. The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and groundbreaking artists including Paul McCartney, the Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Nine Inch Nails, The Who, Imagine Dragons, Prince, Arcade Fire, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue has been home to successful residencies with Carlos Santana, Tiësto, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard, KISS, Rascal Flatts and Journey. For more information visit www.thejointlasvegas.com. Follow The Joint on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

 

About AEG Presents
AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world.  The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals.  AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents offers more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents. The company operates The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and produces residency shows there including Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Jerry Seinfeld and The Who and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. For more information visit www.aegpresents.com.

Fremont Street Experience December Entertainment Listing

 

FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE DECEMBER ENTERTAINMENT LISTING

Live Entertainment

 

Fremont Street Experience, the five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, transcends Las Vegas’ music scene with powerhouse lineups and free live entertainment on three stages underneath the Viva Vision canopy. Guests can enjoy live entertainment nightly and on weekend afternoons, and all performances are open to the public.

 

Main Street Stage lineup includes performances by the following acts:

  • 80’s Station
  • Country Dancing DJ
  • Crush
  • Dancing DJ
  • Garage Boys
  • Hart Attack
  • Jef Leppard
  • Monroy
  • Spandex Nation

 

1st Street Stage lineup includes performances by the following acts:

  • Alter Ego
  • BST
  • Crush
  • Tyler James as Elvis
  • Vanessa Legrand
  • Voo Doo Cowboys

 

3rd Street Stage lineup includes performances by the following acts:

  • 80’s Station
  • Alter Ego
  • BST
  • Country Dancing DJ
  • Crush
  • Dancing DJ
  • EDM DJ
  • Garage Boys
  • Hart Attack
  • Tony Marques
  • Voo Doo Cowboys
  • Wonderboogie
  • Zowie Bowie

 

For more information and a full calendar of nightly entertainment, visit www.vegasexperience.com.

 

Events

 

Opportunity Village’s ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ at Fremont Street Experience Saturday, Dec. 2

Join more than 9,000 sprinting Santas on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Fremont Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas during the annual 5K fun run and one-mile walk benefitting Opportunity Village. The morning will kick off at 7:30 a.m. in front of 3rd Street Stage with free live entertainment, guest appearances by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and more. The 5K run begins at 10 a.m. with the Kris Kringle Jingle Walk at 10:30 a.m. Paid registration includes a five-piece Santa suit, a commemorative medal and a goodie bag with items from a variety of event sponsors.

 

Fremont Street Experience Celebrates the Holiday Season with Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Downtown Las Vegas Tuesday, Dec. 5

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Fremont Street Experience will kick off the holiday season during its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in downtown Las Vegas, hosted by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. The majestic, 50-foot tree will be wrapped in garland, decked with magnificent ornaments and shine brightly below the 12.5 million energy-efficient LED lights of the Viva Vision canopy. Santa Claus will be available for photos beginning at 4:45 p.m., and the tree will remain on display at Fremont Street Experience throughout the holiday season.

 

Downtown Hoedown at Fremont Street Experience Wednesday, Dec. 6

Kicking off the “12 Days of Country,” Fremont Street Experience will celebrate the return of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) Wednesday, Dec. 6 with free live entertainment during the 31st Annual Downtown Hoedown. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., rodeo fans are invited to saddle up for the official kick-off party featuring full-length performances by some of country music’s most coveted acts including Kip Moore, Neal McCoy, Michael Ray, Carly Pearce, Drake White and The Big Fire and Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band.

 

The 31st Annual Downtown Hoedown lineup includes:

 

  • 4:30 p.m. – Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band on Main Street Stage
  • 5:40 p.m. – Drake White and The Big Fire on 1st Street Stage
  • 6:35 p.m. – Carly Pearce on 3rd Street Stage
  • 7:30 p.m. – Michael Ray on Main Street Stage
  • 8:40 p.m. – Neal McCoy on 1st Street Stage
  • 9:50 p.m. – Kip Moore on 3rd Street Stage

 

Grand Menorah Lighting at Fremont Street Experience Tuesday, Dec. 12

Fremont Street Experience celebrates the first night of Hanukkah with the lighting of the Grand Menorah in downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday, Dec. 12 beginning at 4 p.m. The ceremony, featuring a 20-foot Grand Menorah, will be led by a local Rabbi to welcome the holiday known as the Festival of Lights and remain on display throughout the Hanukkah season.

 

Las Vegas Bowl Dinner at Fremont Street Experience Wednesday, Dec. 13

Las Vegas Bowl Week officially kicks off at Fremont Street Experience during the Outback Steakhouse Welcome Reception on Wednesday, Dec 13 beginning at 5 p.m. Hosted by Las Vegas radio personality Chet Buchanan, competing teams will enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner and showcase their talents off the field and on the stage under the 12.5 million energy-efficient LED lights of the Viva Vision canopy.

 

Las Vegas Bowl Pep Rally at Fremont Street Experience Friday, Dec. 15

On Friday, Dec. 15 beginning at 6 p.m., guests are invited to cheer on both teams during the annual Las Vegas Bowl Pep Rally at Fremont Street Experience. Featuring school marching bands, cheerleaders, mascots and more, the Las Vegas Bowl Pep Rally delivers the excitement that defines college football all over the country.

 

Ring in 2018 at Fremont Street Experiences during ‘America’s Party Downtown’ Sunday, Dec. 31

Fremont Street Experience invites partygoers to forget all inhibitions and ring in 2018 during downtown Vegas’ official New Year’s Eve party, America’s Party Downtown, hosted by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. On Sunday, Dec. 31 beginning at 6 p.m., guests can celebrate the new year in style with non-stop live entertainment from 12 bands on four stages, including a dedicated EDM stage, watch the iconic ball drop in Times Square and enjoy the worldwide premiere of The Killers’ new music video montage featuring famous hits such as “Mr. Brightside,” “When We Were Young” and “The Man” all on the world’s largest single video screen, Viva Vision. Throughout the evening, guests will also be treated to stunning onstage pyrotechnics, dazzling visuals, alluring dancers and aerialists, theatrical, roaming entertainment and an unforgettable Viva Vision year-in-review montage, making America’s Party Downtown the ultimate spot to ring in the new year.

 

For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.vegasexperience.com.

 

Viva Vision Light Show

 

The centerpiece of Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas, the Viva Vision Light Show is the world’s largest single video screen, spanning five city blocks with dazzling, high-resolution imagery and a state-of-the-art, 550,000-watt, concert-quality sound system. Featuring 12.5 million energy-efficient LED lights suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian mall, visitors can enjoy the six-minute, complimentary light and sound shows seven days a week by artists such as Green Day, Imagine Dragons, The Who, Tiësto, Above & Beyond and more.

 

The full calendar of Viva Vision Light Shows includes:

 

  • 6 p.m. – Above and Beyond
  • 7 p.m. – The Who – Miles Over Vegas
  • 8 p.m. – Heart – Crazy on Vegas
  • 9 p.m. – Green Day – Revolution Vegas
  • 10 p.m. – Imagine Dragons – Home in Vegas
  • 11 p.m. – Linkin Park Live
  • Midnight – Tiësto – A Town Called Paradise
  • 1 a.m. – Above & Beyond

 

For more information and a full calendar of nightly entertainment, visit www.vegasexperience.com.

 

SlotZilla

 

The world’s most successful zipline attraction, SlotZilla features an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. Owned and operated by Fremont Street Experience, the urban zipline attraction in downtown Las Vegas has flown more than one million people since its debut on April 27, 2014, and celebrated its millionth flyer on Sept. 28, 2016. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.vegasexperience.com or call 844-947-8342.

 

“Fear the Walking Dead Survival”

 

Inspired by AMC’s hit TV series, “Fear the Walking Dead,” Fremont Street Experience recently introduced its newest spine-tingling attraction in Downtown Las Vegas, “Fear the Walking Dead Survival.” Every element of the highly-anticipated, zombie-themed walk-through attraction transports guests into a zombie apocalyptic world through a thrilling combination of motion rides, mazes, interactive videogames and non-stop fun. A collaboration between Fremont Street Experience, AMC and Triotech, a Canadian company known for producing technologically advanced, interactive award-winning attractions, “Fear the Walking Dead Survival” is a multi-sensory experience featuring elaborate sets, high-tech motion simulator technology and all-encompassing audio and video. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.vegasexperience.com or call 844-947-8342.

 

 

About Fremont Street Experience

Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is home to the original Las Vegas Strip and features an open-air promenade of world-class gaming, dining, entertainment and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, the world’s most successful zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. The destination also houses the newest zombie-themed attraction in Downtown Las Vegas, “Fear the Walking Dead Survival,” a multi-sensory walk-through experience, inspired by AMC’s hit tv series “Fear the Walking Dead™.” With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street’s world-renowned casino hotels, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 23 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.

 

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Fremont Street Experience Honors Late Singer Chester Bennington During Viva Vision Tribute Show

 

FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE HONORS LATE SINGER

CHESTER BENNINGTON

DURING VIVA VISION TRIBUTE SHOW

Linkin Park Tribute Show Premieres Saturday, Aug. 19

 

Fremont Street Experience, the five-block entertainment district located in historic Downtown Las Vegas that is home to the “Original Strip,” will celebrate the life of late Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington, during a rocking six-minute light and sound show representing the official worldwide premiere of Linkin Park’s new Viva Vision, music video montage on Aug. 19 beginning at 8 p.m. 

 

Linkin Park fans and music enthusiasts are invited to come together under the multi-media canopy to pay tribute to the two-time GRAMMY winner as a compilation of the band’s iconic shows illuminate the pedestrian mall from 90 feet above, while a state-of-the-art sound system delivers famous hits, including “In The End,” “Burn It Down” and “Numb.” The official worldwide premiere of Linkin Park’s new Viva Vision show will run at the top of every hour from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. on Aug. 20.

 

The centerpiece of Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas, the Viva Vision Light Show is the world’s largest single video screen, spanning five city blocks with dazzling, high-resolution imagery and a state-of-the-art, 550,000-watt, concert-quality sound system. Featuring 12.5 million energy-efficient LED lights suspended 90 feet above the pedestrian mall, visitors can enjoy complimentary light and sound shows seven days a week by artists such as Green Day, Imagine Dragons, The Who, Tiësto, Above & Beyond and more.

 

For more information and a full calendar of nightly entertainment, visit www.vegasexperience.com.

 

 

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic Downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, the world’s largest single video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.  Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. SlotZilla, the world’s most unique zipline attraction, features the 850-foot Zipline and the 1,750-foot Zoomline as people launch from a 12-story slot-machine themed takeoff platform to fly under the Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at www.vegasexperience.com.

 

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“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.

 

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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

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF BASSIST HUGH MCDONALD TO ITS LINEUP AT LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF BASSIST HUGH MCDONALD TO ITS LINEUP AT LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO

 

MCDONALD, BEST KNOW FOR HIS WORK WITH BON JOVI, ALICE COOPER, AND RINGO STARR, HAS JOINED THE SHOW AS THE LATEST ADDITION TO ITS PERMANENT LINEUP

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has announced that bassist Hugh McDonald has joined its official lineup at LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO. The esteemed musician, best known for his longtime work with Bon Jovi, has also performed throughout his career with music icons including Alice Cooper, Ringo Starr, and more.

 

Before joining Bon Jovi, McDonald was the bass player for the David Bromberg Band, touring world-wide and playing on many Bromberg albums. He was one of the studio musicians that recorded Bon Jovi’s original first demo for the song “Runaway.” McDonald has also recorded with Willie Nelson, Richie Sambora, Steve Goodman, and Lita Ford.

 

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT, the hit show, featuring “Classic Rock by Those Who Rocked It,” was recently named Reader’s Choice “Best of Las Vegas 2014” by the Las Vegas Review-Journaland has consistently been ranked as the #1 show in Las Vegas on Trip Advisor.

 

Bringing the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life, RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT pays homage to rock’s greatest hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s, including classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp, and many more.

The show’s all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Doug Aldrich [Guitar] (Whitesnake, Dio), 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), and outstanding female vocalists, Carol-Lyn Liddle (Masters of Rock) and Stephanie Calvert (Starship).

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT performs Friday through Tuesday nights weekly (schedule subject to change) at 8 p.m. in the LVH Theater. Ticket prices range from $49 to $80 plus taxes and fees. A special Rock Star Package is available for $140 (which includes tickets in the first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, CD, meet and greet and VIP pass).  A special 2-for-1 locals discount will be available for a short time (must present valid Nevada ID) and there are dinner/show packages with the world-famous Benihana and Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the LVH box office or by logging onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook™. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Mexican specialties and fabulous margaritas at Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina, mouth-watering burgers at Burger Bistro, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by “Raiding the Rock Vault” in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners, comedy and production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages: www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Celebrates Five Years as One of the Country’s Leading Live Entertainment Venues on April 17

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THE JOINT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS AS
ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S LEADING LIVE ENTERTAINMENT VENUES ON APRIL 17

April 17, 2014 proclaimed “The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino” Day in honor of 5th anniversary

Today (April 17), The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino commemorates five years as Las Vegas’ premier venue for live music, comedy, sporting events and more. In honor of its 5th anniversary, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has proclaimed April 17, 2014 as “The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino” Day.

The Las Vegas concert experience changed forever when Hard Rock Hotel & Casino unveiled The Joint in April 2009 with five sold out shows over two opening weekends. The state-of-the-art venue revolutionized the entertainment scene, providing not only an intimate and authentic concert experience featuring some of the world’s biggest musical acts, but also hosting comedians, mixed martial arts, boxing, awards shows and more.

Booked and promoted exclusively by AEG Live, The Joint has sold more than 1,017,170 tickets to over 380 events featuring iconic talent such as the Killers, Paul McCartney, The Who, Nine Inch Nails, Paramore, Blink-182, Imagine Dragons, No Doubt, Prince, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Queens of the Stone Age, Drake, Kings of Leon, Lady Antebellum, Weezer and many more. The ground-breaking venue was also the first to debut the extremely popular concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies, showcasing talent from legendary bands and artists such as  Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard as well as top-selling electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. Guns N’ Roses will return to The Joint for its second residency, An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery!, May 21 – June 7.

“From opening with the Killers and Paul McCartney to having some of the biggest artists in the world such as including Imagine Dragons, The Who, Prince and Nine Inch Nails to launching five, soon-to-be six, sold out residencies, it has been one heck of an incredible ride,” said Chas Smith, vice president of entertainment for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “Five years is an amazing milestone but we’re not even close to being done, we’re just getting started. The Joint will be showcasing the best talent in the world for years to come.”

“We’re exceptionally proud of what we have accomplished at The Joint in the past five years,” said Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking for AEG Live Las Vegas. “Our goal has always been to offer top-notch entertainment while focusing on the experience of our fans and I think we’ve done that ten-fold. The fans are proof; they keep coming back because they know The Joint is the place in Las Vegas to see a live show.”

Since opening, the venue has received numerous accolades commending its achievements in live entertainment. It has been named:

  •  “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas”  in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  •  “Hottest Club in America” by Billboard magazine in (No. 11) 2013, (No. 1) 2011
  • “Best Live Music Venue” by guest experts Imagine Dragons in Vegas SEVEN’s “Best of the City” in 2013
  • “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011
  • “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL’s “City’s Best” awards in 2010
  • “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Concert Industry Awards
  • “Best Live Music Venue” in 2013, 2012 and “Best Venue Sightlines” in 2010 in Las Vegas Weekly’s “Weekly Awards”
  • “Best Live Music Venue” in Las Vegas CityLife’s “2010Best of the Valley” awards
  •  “Best Live Music Venue” in KLAS Channel 8’s “Vegas Says” poll in 2010

 

Continuing to set the standard for live entertainment, the award-winning venue delivers a fearless and unrivaled lineup throughout its 5th anniversary year including The Cult with special guest Prayers (April 19); Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions present: Ishe Smith, Mickey Bey Jr. vs. Alan Herrera and Jesus Cuellar vs. Rico Ramos (May 2); Cheech & Chong and WAR (May 16); Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery! (May 21, 24 – 25, 29, 30 – 31; June 4, 6 – 7); Katt Williams (May 25); Jim Jefferies (May 31); Vegas Nightlife Fights (June 12); Widespread Panic (July 2 – 4) with special guests Greensky Bluegrass (July 2), Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe (July 3) and Dirty Dozen Brass Band (July 4); Queen + Adam Lambert (July 5 – 6); The Voice 2014 Tour (July 25); BOSTON with special guest Cheap Trick (July 26); Austin Mahone with The Vamps and special guests Fifth Harmony and Shawn Mendes (July 31); YES (Aug. 15); ZZ Top & Jeff Beck (Aug. 16) and more to be announced.

For more information about The Joint, visit www.hardrockhotel.com/thejoint. Tickets to upcoming events can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at AXS.com or by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.

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About The Joint

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 4,500-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment 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 2010 – 2013, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 and 2013 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011 and 2013, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL’s “City’s Best” awards in 2010.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, Rise Against, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Mötley Crüe in Sin City, Mötley Crüe invites you to an Intimate Evening in Hell, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy andDef Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well asTiësto In Concert, featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

 

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 Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney.  The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG’s exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT kicks off 2014 shows at LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO with new lineup, new songs

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at LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO with new lineup, new songs

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT – “Classic Rock by Those Who Rocked It” – made its triumphant return to LVH – LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO, Friday, Jan. 24, with a new lineup and songs. This amazing concert experience brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life with an all-star super group of musicians, the likes of which is not seen anywhere in Las Vegas, playing rock’s greatest hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s.

“We’ve received a tremendous outpouring of support and feedback from our fans,” said creator, director and producer John Payne. “With that, we’ve been able to refresh the show’s lineup and content to deliver an unparalleled music experience.”

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has signed hard rock guitarist Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio), as well as two female vocalists, who will trade off: Carol-Lyn Liddle and Stephanie Calvert (Starship). Songs that have been added to the hit show include “Dreams” (Fleetwood Mac), “Heartbreaker” (Pat Benatar), “Alone” (Heart), “Dream On” (Aerosmith), “Highway to Hell” and “Thunderstruck” (AC/DC).

The show’s returning all-star lineup includes Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Aerosmith, Van Halen, AC/DC, Pat Benatar, Foreigner, Heart, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp, and many more.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT performs Friday through Tuesday nights weekly (schedule subject to change) at 8 p.m. in the LVH Theater. Ticket prices range from $49 to $80 plus taxes and fees. A special Rock Star Package is available for $140 (which includes tickets in the first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, CD, meet and greet and VIP pass).  A special 2-for-1 locals discount will be available for a short time (must present valid Nevada ID) and there are dinner/show packages with the world-famous Benihana and Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the LVH box office or by logging onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook™. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Mexican specialties and fabulous margaritas at Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina, mouth-watering burgers at Burger Bistro, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by “Raiding the Rock Vault” in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners, comedy and production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages: www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT SIGNS GROUNDBREAKING LONG TERM AGREEMENT TO CONTINUE AT THE LVH

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“RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT,”
‘Classic Rock By Those Who Rocked It!’
SIGNS GROUNDBREAKING LONG TERM AGREEMENT
TO CONTINUE IN 2014 AT THE
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 The LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is excited to announce that its spectacular show, “Raiding the Rock Vault,” has signed a long term agreement to continue through 2014.

“Raiding the Rock Vault” opened in March 2013 and has consistently received critical and audience acclaim, as well as having been rated Vegas’ #1 Show.  The show will reopen on January 24, 2014.

“The LVH is beyond thrilled to have “Raiding the Rock Vault” continue in 2014,” said LVH Vice President of Entertainment, Rick White.  “The show promises to only get bigger and better this year with new cast members, songs and guest stars.  We truly believe it’s going to continue to be known as THE must-see show for visitors and locals alike.”

“We are honored to bring this incredible musical extravaganza back to the legendary stage which was the home of long term residencies by Elvis Presley, Liberace and Barry Manilow, as well as concert performances by many of the top rock, pop and country artists of all time,” said “Raiding the Rock Vault” producer Sir Harry Cowell.

This amazing concert experience brings the history of rock ‘n’ roll to life with an all-star super group of musicians the likes of which is not seen anywhere in Las Vegas.  The legendary classic rock songs of the `60s, `70s and `80s that everyone immediately recognizes – anthems for a generation – are played with stunning accuracy by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), sensational guitar player Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake), phenomenal vocalists John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quite Riot), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), extraordinary drummer Jay Schellen (Badfinger, Asia), and keyboard whiz Michael T. Ross (Lita Ford Band).  In addition to this unbelievable roster of rock musicianship, rotating special guests will continue to be a part of the show.  Previous special guests included Lou Gramm, original lead singer of Foreigner, Bobby Kimball, original lead singer of Toto, founding member and lead singer of Yes, Jon Anderson, and Mickey Thomas of Starship.

The show itself revolves around the “Rock Vault,” a giant capsule found in the distant future and opened to reveal the history of classic rock.  Entertaining vignettes by actors, narration by acclaimed actor Richard Malmos, and historical videos on giant screens help move the story through time.  The show is, of course, highlighted by electrfying performances of rock classics from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Free, The Eagles, Queen, Boston, Kansas, U2, Van Halen, AC/DC, Foreigner, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake, Supertramp, and many, many more.

Written by musician, producer and vocalist, John Payne (Asia), and Grammy Award-winning record producer David Kershenbaum (Joe Jackson, Tracy Chapman, Supertramp) “Raiding the Rock Vault” was born to give audiences an illuminating look at the history of rock and, for those who lived it, an exciting trip down memory lane.

“Raiding the Rock Vault” will be performed Friday through Tuesday nights weekly (schedule subject to change) beginning January 24 at 8 p.m. in the LVH Theater.  Ticket prices for “Raiding the Rock Vault” range from $49 to $70 plus taxes and fees. A special Rock Star Package is available for $140 (which includes tickets in the first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, CD, meet and greet and VIP pass).  A special 2-for-1 locals discount will be available for a short time (must present valid Nevada ID) and there are dinner/show packages with the world-famous Benihana and Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the LVH box office or by logging onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

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About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a legendary world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook™. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Mexican specialties and fabulous margaritas at Vince Neil’s Tatuado Restaurant & Cantina, mouth-watering burgers at Burger Bistro, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by “Raiding the Rock Vault” in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going headliners, comedy and production  shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.

For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages: www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

 

The Who – Miles Over Vegas New Viva Vision® Show Debuts at Fremont Street Experience

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The Who – Miles Over Vegas New Viva Vision® Show
Debuts at Fremont Street Experience
 
Features “My Generation,” “I Can See For Miles” and “Pinball Wizard”

Fremont Street Experience debuted its newest Viva Vision® show The Who – Miles Over Vegas on Thursday, Nov. 14. The new light and sound show is built around the music of legendary rock band The Who and includes three of the band’s most iconic songs – “I Can See for Miles,” “Pinball Wizard” and “My Generation” – custom synced to stunning graphics including live music footage, album art, performance footage and more. Viva Vision® shows air nightly and are free to the public.

“We are excited at the opportunity to collaborate with one of rock’s most iconic bands for this new Viva Vision® show and the end result is sure to turn heads to the sky for an unparalleled visual experience,” said Jeff Victor, President at Fremont Street Experience.

The new Viva Vision® show starts with “I Can See for Miles,” taking the viewer on a journey through the cosmos, eventually landing in Las Vegas. From there the screen, which is the world’s largest video screen and spans five football fields, is transformed into a giant pinball machine as balls roll up and down the street, reflecting the street scene below in “Pinball Wizard” and ends with a musical celebration set to pop-art graphics with “My Generation.”

Coinciding with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, the new show will be featured now through Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. with bonus shows at 1 a.m. on Nov. 15 and 16. Beginning Nov. 18, The Who – Miles Over Vegas will air nightly at 10 p.m. as part of the ongoing Viva Vision® show schedule.

The new show was announced earlier this year during a joint press conference with lead singer, Roger Daltrey and Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor. During the press conference Victor also presented Daltrey with a $5,000 donation to Teen Cancer America, a charity inspired by Daltrey and fellow band-mate Pete Townshend.

Viva Vision® features nightly free customized light shows synced to smash hits from legendary bands including: Bon Jovi – Wanted in VegasA Tribute to Queen,The Doors – Strange Days in Vegas and Heart – Crazy on Vegas. The LED display canopy rises 90 feet in height and stretches 1,500 feet along the Fremont Street Experience promenade from Main Street to Fourth Street. Within the canopy are 12.5 million LED lights and 208 speakers producing 550,000 watts of concert-quality sound.

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.  Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors. Visit online at www.vegasexperience.com, Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FSE89101 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/FSELV .

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KKLZ VETERAN MORNING SHOW HOST MIKE O’BRIAN TO APPEAR IN RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT

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KKLZ VETERAN MORNING SHOW HOST MIKE O’BRIAN TO APPEAR IN RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT

O’Brian will narrate as DJ for seven shows Sept. 2-10

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 RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT—the ultimate classic rock concert experience—has announced that veteran Las Vegas radio personality Mike O’Brian will join the cast for seven performances. The KKLZ morning show co-host steps in from Sept. 2-10 while RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT resident DJ Richard Malmos is away.

A Las Vegas radio icon, O’Brian has been waking up listeners for nearly 30 years. He was recently promoted to Program Director for Greatest Hits 96.3 KKLZ-FM, Beasley’s top-performing and highly-rated FM radio station, and co-hosts “KKLZ Morning Show with Mike, Jim & Carla,” weekdays from 5-10 a.m.

O’Brian has been honored with a Las Vegas Electronic Media Award and recognized on numerous occasions in the Las Vegas Review Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” for both morning show and disc jockey categories. He has twice received from the state’s Governor a “State of Nevada Proclamation” and is a member of the Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

The story of classic rock comes to life with RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. Boasting the ultimate set list, the show takes audiences on a magical musical journey, traversing the genre’s history from the ‘60s through the ‘80s.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Eagles, Queen, Van Halen, AC/DC, Journey, Free, Bryan Adams, Supertramp, Toto, Deep Purple and more.

The show’s all-star lineup includes Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Tracii Guns [Guitar] (LA Guns, Guns n’ Roses), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

Ticket prices for RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT range from $49 to $125 (plus fees) for a special Rock Star Package (which includes tickets in first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, album, meet-and-greet and VIP pass). Special discount tickets for $39 are available for locals. For an up-to-date schedule or to purchase tickets, visit the LVH box office or log onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino: LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook®.  LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world, and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by world-class headliners in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

 

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT announces vocalist Lou Gramm as next singer in Icon Series

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT announces vocalist Lou Gramm as next singer in Icon Series

The founding member of Foreigner will perform five shows from October 18 – 22 

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT—the ultimate classic rock concert experience—has announced Lou Gramm, best known as the founding vocalist of the rock band Foreigner, as the next singer in its Icon Series. Gramm will perform in five shows from Oct. 18-22. One of the best-selling bands of all time, with worldwide sales of nearly 80 million albums, Foreigner has created generation-spanning hits, including  “Feels Like the First Time,” “Cold as Ice,” “Urgent,” “Hot Blooded,” “Double Vision,” “Juke Box Hero,” and “Waiting for a Girl Like You,” most of which were co-written by Gramm.

“Lou Gramm is one of my favorite vocalists of all time,” said creator, director and producer John Payne. “We pay tribute to the legend that is Foreigner in our show every night, and to have him here as part of the experience is beyond exciting.”

Gramm’s guest appearance will follow Yes’s Jon Anderson, who takes the stage Sept. 20-24 with RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT.

The story of classic rock comes to life with RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. Boasting the ultimate set list, the show takes audiences on a magical musical journey, traversing the genre’s history from the ‘60s through the ‘80s.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Eagles, Queen, Van Halen, AC/DC, Journey, Free, Bryan Adams, Supertramp, Toto, Deep Purple and more.

The show’s all-star lineup includes Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Tracii Guns [Guitar] (LA Guns, Guns n’ Roses), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

Ticket prices for RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT range from $49 to $125 (plus fees) for a special Rock Star Package (which includes tickets in first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, album, meet-and-greet and VIP pass). Special discount tickets for $39 are available for locals. For an up-to-date schedule or to purchase tickets, visit the LVH box office or log onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino: LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook®.  LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world, and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by world-class headliners in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

 

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The Who Coming to Las Vegas Via Viva Vision® Show at Fremont Street Experience

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The Who Coming to Las Vegas Via Viva Vision® Show at
Fremont Street Experience

Roger Daltrey appears at press conference in Downtown Las Vegas to
announce new light and sound show “The Who – Miles Over Vegas”

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience announced at a joint press conference held at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas that The Who will get its own Viva Vision® show. The light and sound show, titled The Who – Miles Over Vegas will contain stunning graphics built around three iconic songs: “My Generation,” “I Can See for Miles” and “Pinball Wizard.”

“It’s quite exciting to get our own Viva Vision show, seven minutes of 3D video animation from our early period done in that Pop Art style and using vintage footage. I am very intrigued to see the final show,” stated Daltrey.

Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen spanning five football fields, features customized light shows synced to smash hits from legendary bands every night of the week and include Bon Jovi – Wanted in Vegas, A Tribute to Queen, The Doors – Strange Days in Vegas and Heart – Crazy on Vegas.

“The Who has been at the top of our wish list for years and we are thrilled that they agreed to have their music featured on Viva Vision. I am sure that The Who – Miles Over Vegas will be a fabulous addition and will blow everyone away when it premieres this fall,” said Victor.

Viva Vision®, the LED display canopy rises 90 feet in height and stretches 1,500 feet along the Fremont Street Experience promenade from Main Street to Fourth Street. Within the canopy are 12.5 million LED lights and 208 speakers producing 550,000 watts of concert-quality sound.

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience at a joint press conference announcing The Who’s new Viva Vision show, The Who – Miles Over Vegas on Monday, Aug. 12 at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas.
Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who and Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience at a joint press conference announcing The Who’s new Viva Vision show, The Who – Miles Over Vegas on Monday, Aug. 12 at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas.
Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who accepting a check from Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor for Teen Cancer America a charity inspired by Daltrey and Pete Townshend Monday, Aug. 12 at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas.
Roger Daltrey, lead singer of The Who accepting a check from Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor for Teen Cancer America a charity inspired by Daltrey and Pete Townshend Monday, Aug. 12 at Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas.

 

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About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex located in historic downtown Las Vegas. Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages and Viva Vision. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, FSE attracts over 17 million annual visitors. Visit online at www.vegasexperience.com, Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FSE89101 or Twitter: https://twitter.com/FSELV.

Boxing legends descend on RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT for one-night-only ‘Night of the Champion’ honoring Leon Spinks

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Boxing legends descend on RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT for one-night-only ‘Night of the Champion’ honoring Leon Spinks

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT will salute Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Leon Spinks and pack the house with living legends for “Night of the Champion” performance in his honor. Sugar Ray Leonard, “Raging Bull” Jake LaMotta, John H. Stracey, Michael Spinks, Earnie Shavers, Tony “The Tiger” Lopez, James “Quick” Tillis, Danny Lopez, Joe Cortez, Zab Judah, and Richard Steele, are among the guests expected to attend the one-night-only event, Saturday, August 17 at LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

Spinks and other star attendees will participate in a 2 p.m. autograph session at LVH Race & Sports Book before attending the 8 p.m. performance of RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. Proceeds from the special show will go to The Richard Steele Foundation & Boxing Club and New Vista.

“Leon Spinks is a living legend,” said John Payne, creator, director and producer of RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. “LVH is one of the locations where he made history and we’re honored to celebrate him and support two local nonprofits that are dedicated to wonderful causes.”

Spinks brought home the gold medal at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal as a champion in the light heavyweight division. The next year, he made his professional boxing debut and worked his way up the ranks, becoming one of the leading heavyweight challengers. In 1978, he defeated Muhammad Ali for the undisputed heavyweight championship at LVH in what was considered one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT and LVH proudly welcome Spinks for a night of rock ‘n’ roll mayhem at the very location of his historic fight against Ali.

The story of classic rock comes to life with RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. Boasting the ultimate set list, the show takes audiences on a magical musical journey, traversing the genre’s history from the ‘60s through the ‘80s.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Eagles, Queen, Van Halen, AC/DC, Journey, Free, Bryan Adams, Supertramp, Toto, Deep Purple, and more, truly boasting “The Greatest Set List Ever.”

The show’s all-star lineup includes Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Tracii Guns [Guitar] (LA Guns, Guns n’ Roses), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

Ticket prices for RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT’s “Night of the Champion” with Leon Spinks range from $59 to $150 (plus tax & fees) for a special Rock Star Package (which includes tickets in first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, album, meet and greet and VIP pass). Proceeds from tickets will go to The Richard Steele Foundation & Boxing Club, which helps youth and families thrive through education, intervention, leadership initiatives and community outreach, as well as New Vista, an organization dedicated to developing programs to meet the needs of intellectually-challenged individuals. For an up-to-date schedule or to purchase tickets, visit the LVH box office or log onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino: LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook®.  LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world, and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by world-class headliners in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

 

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Roger Daltrey, Lead Singer of The Who, to Participate in Check Presentation Ceremony at Fremont Street Experience

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Roger Daltrey, Lead Singer of The Who, to Participate in 
Check Presentation Ceremony at Fremont Street Experience

Announcement about upcoming collaboration to be part of event
Monday, Aug. 12 at 4 p.m.

WHAT: Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the legendary rock band The Who will be at Fremont Street Experience to receive a donation from Fremont Street Experience President Jeff Victor for Teen Cancer America, a charity inspired by Daltrey and Pete Townshend. The check presentation will happen on the 3rd Street Stage at 4 p.m.

Additionally, Daltrey and Victor will make an announcement about an upcoming entertainment collaboration for Fremont Street Experience.

WHEN: Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 – 4 p.m.

WHERE: 3rd Street Stage (next to the D, Four Queens and Fremont) at Fremont Street Experience located in downtown Las Vegas

Teen Cancer America
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who are the driving force behind Teen Cancer America. After over a decade working with Teenage Cancer Trust in the UK, the duo decided to bring their passion across the pond and make a difference in the lives of teens and young adults with cancer in the United States. Inspired by Roger and Pete’s passion to bring teen cancer awareness to America and improve the lives of young adults with cancer, the founding members of the Teen Cancer America organization were formed. Teen Cancer America partners with hospitals to create youth-oriented centers for those receiving treatment. These units provide peer support and interaction while receiving treatment at in-patient and out-patient clinics. “The disease should be a mere comma in the lives of teenagers, not a devastating full stop. It’s a big ambition, but we can get there by working together.” — Roger Daltrey.

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. With direct pedestrian access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors.

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Jon Anderson to guest star in RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT

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Jon Anderson to guest star in RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT

The founding member and former lead vocalist of Yes will perform five shows from Sept. 20 – 24

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Jon Anderson, founding member and former lead vocalist of the definitive progressive rock band Yes, will guest star in RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT, the Ultimate Classic Rock Concert Experience, Sept. 20 – 24. The co-writer and singer of cosmic classics, including “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” “Roundabout,” “Going for the One,” and “Close to the Edge,” whose time with the band spanned five decades, will sing in the show for five special performances.

“Jon Anderson is an icon,” said RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT creator, director and producer John Payne. “He is one of the biggest names in the history of progressive rock and I’m really excited for him to lend his voice to the show.”

The story of classic rock comes to life in RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT, which takes audiences on a magical musical journey, traversing the genre’s history from the ‘60s through the ‘80s. The hard-rocking show features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Eagles, Queen, Van Halen, AC/DC, Journey, Free, Bryan Adams, Supertramp, Toto, Deep Purple, and more, truly boasting “The Greatest Set List Ever.”

The show’s all-star lineup includes Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Tracii Guns [Guitar] (LA Guns, Guns n’ Roses), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

Ticket prices for RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT range from $49 to $125 (plus fees) for a special Rock Star Package (which includes tickets in first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, album, meet-and-greet and VIP pass). Special discount tickets for $39 are available for locals. For an up-to-date schedule or to purchase tickets, visit the LVH box office or log onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

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About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino: LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook®.  LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world, and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by world-class headliners in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike.  For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

 

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT Celebrates Boxing Legend Leon Spinks with Special ‘Night of the Champion’ Performance, August 17

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RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT Celebrates Boxing Legend Leon Spinks with Special ‘Night of the Champion’ Performance, August 17

 

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 RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT salutes Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Leon Spinks with a very special performance. In honor of Spinks’ 60th birthday, Thursday, July 11, 2013, RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT has announced that it will host a “Night of the Champion” show at LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, formerly Las Vegas Hilton, the historic location where he defeated Muhammad Ali in 1978. Proceeds from the night will go to The Richard Steele Foundation & Boxing Club and New Vista.

“Leon Spinks is a living legend,” said John Payne, creator, director and producer of RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. “LVH is one of the locations where he made history and we’re honored to celebrate him and support two local nonprofits that are dedicated to wonderful causes.”

Spinks brought home the gold medal at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal as a champion in the light heavyweight division. The next year, he made his professional boxing debut and worked his way up the ranks, becoming one of the leading heavyweight challengers. In 1978, he defeated Muhammad Ali for the undisputed heavyweight championship at LVH in what was considered one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT and LVH proudly welcome Spinks for a night of rock ‘n’ roll mayhem at the very location of his historic fight against Ali.

The story of classic rock comes to life with RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT. Boasting the ultimate set list, the show takes audiences on a magical musical journey, traversing the genre’s history from the ‘60s through the ‘80s.

RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT features classic anthems from The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, the Eagles, Queen, Van Halen, AC/DC, Journey, Free, Bryan Adams, Supertramp, Toto, Deep Purple, and more, truly boasting “The Greatest Set List Ever.”

The show’s all-star lineup includes Howard Leese [Guitar] (Heart), Tracii Guns [Guitar] (LA Guns, Guns n’ Roses), Robin McAuley [Lead Vocals] (MSG, Survivor), John Payne [Lead Vocals and Bass] (Asia), Paul Shortino [Lead Vocals] (Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot), Jay Schellen [Drums] (Badfinger, Asia), Andrew Freeman [Lead Vocals and Guitars] (Lynch Mob, The Offspring), and Michael T. Ross [Keyboards] (Lita Ford, Hardline).

Ticket prices for RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT’s “Night of the Champion” with Leon Spinks range from $59 to $150 (plus tax & fees) for a special Rock Star Package (which includes tickets in first five rows, t-shirt, concert program, album, meet and greet and VIP pass). Proceeds from tickets will go to The Richard Steele Foundation & Boxing Club, which helps youth and families thrive through education, intervention, leadership initiatives and community outreach, as well as New Vista, an organization dedicated to developing programs to meet the needs of intellectually challenged individuals. For an up-to-date schedule or to purchase tickets, visit the LVH box office or log onto thelvh.com, vegas.com, or ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-732-5755 or 1-800-222-5361.

About LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino: LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, a world-class destination, offers a unique blend of amenities and excitement with all your favorite table games, hottest slots on the market, incredible restaurants, endless entertainment, more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space and the world’s largest race and sports SuperBook®. LVH – Las Vegas Hotel & Casino provides a range of culinary adventures including exhibition-style Japanese cuisine at the world-famous Benihana, fine steaks at TJ’s Steakhouse, Pan-Asian dining at 888 Noodle Bar, authentic Japanese sushi at Teru Sushi, a traditional buffet that features tastes from around the world, and more. LVH boasts a strong entertainment schedule led by world-class headliners in the LVH Theater, as well as a variety of on-going production shows in the Shimmer Cabaret. Its proximity to the Las Vegas Convention Center and its designation as a Monorail station (connecting it to the Las Vegas Strip) makes it the ideal hotel for conventions and visitors alike. For more information or to book accommodations, call toll free at (800) 732-7117 or log on to www.thelvh.com or connect with us on our social pages www.thelvh.com/Hotel/stayconnected.

 

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