The Darkness Makes a Stop at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Oct. 8



Britain’s beloved rock band The Darkness will be performing at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 8 celebrating the 20th anniversary of their mutli-platinum, chart-topping debut album, “Permission to Land.”

Formed by singer/guitarist Justin Hawkins, guitarist Dan Hawkins, bassist Frankie Poullain and drummer Rufus Taylor, the band’s upcoming show promises to be a grand spectacle with the band playing the much-lauded, award-winning, foot-stomping, guitar-wailing, groove-making masterpiece in full.

“When Permission to Land landed, twenty short years ago, we were bathed in shock and awe. As if by magic, Rock wasn’t dead! Fun wasn’t banned! And Spandex was almost acceptable again,” said frontman Justin Hawkes. “Well, guess what? 20 years on, the same rules apply. So please, squeeze yourselves into those inappropriate leggings, back-comb your mullet, splash on a big handful of attitude and come celebrate with us! We promise everything and we deliver, every time. Bring on the next 20!”

In addition to “Permission to Land’s” splendid confection of rock brilliance, the band will pump out a bonus “Best of the Rest” set stuffed to the gills with all the hits and fan favorites from The Darkness’ six subsequent studio albums.

Tickets to The Darkness at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas will be available online on Friday, June 9 starting at $35. Artist presales begin Tuesday, June 6 at 12 p.m. PST with Live Nation and venue presales taking place the following day on Wednesday, June 7 at 10 a.m. PST.

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About Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, the brand’s second location out of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, boasts three levels spanning over 80,000 square feet as one of the largest performance venues of its class in America. Located on The LINQ Promenade, the open-air district in the center of the Las Vegas Strip, the indie concert venue and premiere bowling alley offers 32 lanes of bowling, 6 on-site bars and rockin’ comfort food, including their iconic Fried Chicken as seen on Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” On any given night, more than 2,000 concertgoers can enjoy an impressively eclectic live music lineup from the roomy-yet-intimate general admission area, the stage-adjacent luxury bowling lanes, or the top-level private lounge boxes. Since opening in March 2014, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has hosted next-level performances by Bryson Tiller, Jack White, Disclosure, Alabama Shakes, Chance the Rapper, Phoenix, Robert Plant, Khalid, The Roots, Post Malone, Jane’s Addiction, and more.

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas cracked the top 20 in Pollstar’s Top 200 Club Venues for Worldwide Ticket Sales in 2015 and 2017; has been voted Reader’s Choice “Best Music Venue” the last seven years in a row for Las Vegas Weekly’s annual “Best of Vegas” awards; and was honored with the distinction of “Best Music Booking” by Vegas Seven magazine. In addition to being Vegas’ go-to live music destination, Brooklyn Bowl hosts highly customizable private events of all sizes. From small birthday parties to transformative corporate buyouts, Brooklyn Bowl helps each client plan an unforgettable night. For the most up-to-date show lineup, or to schedule your next event at Brooklyn Bowl, visit and follow Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you would like to be added to our email list for first information about upcoming shows email [email protected].

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The Darkness Makes a Stop at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Oct. 8
The Darkness Makes a Stop at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Oct. 8