The Joint At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Marks Two Year Anniversary With Sold Out Concert By Arcade Fire


The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino celebrates two years as Las Vegas’ premier rock ‘n’ roll venue on Thursday, April 14.

In honor of its two year anniversary, The Joint welcomes indie rock group Arcade Fire with special guest Local Natives. Arcade Fire recently took the music scene by storm when they won “Album of the Year” for their third album The Suburbs at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. The Montreal-based band has also received other prestigious recognition including the 2011 Juno Award for “Album of the Year,” 2011 Brit Award for “Best International Album,” 2008 Meteor Music Award for “Best International Album,” 2008 Juno Award for “Alternative Album of the Year” and more. The seven-piece band will hit the stage at The Joint for an unforgettable sold out performance beginning at 8 p.m.

“Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is known for hosting the best concerts and entertainment in Las Vegas,” said Paul Davis, vice president of entertainment at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. “The Joint was designed specifically for concerts with the fan experience and artist comfort in mind. Two years into it, we have knocked it out of the park featuring the biggest names, up and coming artists and everything in between. We appreciate all the support we receive from fans and the music community.”

Since its ribbon cutting with Carlos Santana, Mayor Oscar Goodman and AEG Live and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino executives on April 14, 2009, The Joint has provided Las Vegas with an intimate and authentic concert experience unlike any other. The state-of-the-art venue has received local as well as national recognition for setting new standards for the live music experience. The Joint was voted “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Concert Industry Awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in Las Vegas CityLife’s “2010 Best of the Valley” awards, “Best Venue Sightlines” in Las Vegas Weekly’s “2010 Vegas’ Best” awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 Las Vegas awards, “Best Live Music Venue” in KLAS Channel 8’s “Vegas Says” poll and “Best Concert Venue” by readers and staff in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “2010 Best of Las Vegas” awards. Most recently, The Joint was honored again as “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review Journal’s “2011 Best of Las Vegas” awards, claiming the readers’ vote for the second consecutive year. The publication praised the size and layout of the venue as well as the quality and wide range of mainstream and alternative entertainment that has been on its stage.

Booked and promoted exclusively by AEG Live, The Joint has continuously hosted top-notch talent and numerous sold out shows. Acts to have graced the stage include Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Blink-182, No Doubt, Kings of Leon, Van Morrison, Muse, Drake, Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Korn, Weezer, Alice in Chains, Paramore, Them Crooked Vultures, Zac Brown Band, Phoenix, Godsmack, Pixies, Rise Against and many more. In 2009, The Joint secured its place in music history by signing multi-Grammy winner Carlos Santana as Las Vegas’ first rock ‘n’ roll resident artist with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through The Hits. In 2010, the venue made headlines again by unveiling Tiësto In Concert, a groundbreaking monthly experience featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto.

“At AEG Live, we work with some of hottest bands and artists in the entertainment industry and we love bringing them to the stage at The Joint,” said Bobby Reynolds, vice president of booking at AEG Live, Las Vegas. “Not only do artists love The Joint’s intimate and sophisticated setting but fans love attending because they receive an unforgettable up close and personal concert experience they can’t get anywhere else.”

The Joint continues to be at the forefront of entertainment, offering an unparalleled lineup throughout the year including music legends The Moody Blues (May 13), country music superstar Tim McGraw (June 7), alternative metal band Deftones (June 11) and rock band Widespread Panic’s 25th Anniversary Tour (July 15 – 16). In addition, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through The Hits concludes its historic two-year residency (April 20, 22 – 24, 27, 29 – 30, May 1) and Tiësto In Concert continues its epic visual and aural experience through the end of 2011 (May 7 and 28, July 2, Sept. 3, Oct. 1 and 29, Dec. 3). To purchase tickets or for more information, call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit, or

About The Joint, by Rogue In the great tradition of Las Vegas’ first rock venue, The Joint’s commitment to rock ‘n’ roll is unparalleled. Now double in size to the original, this highly upgraded version retains all the intimacy, charm and authentic rock experience as the original. State of the art sound rules the 2,951 seated venue (total capacity of 4,000). Offering up seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio level, superior video system and a production package tailor made for artist comfort, The Joint is the most sophisticated, intimate and authentic venue in Las Vegas. The property offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience featuring services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury hotel. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit or

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a premier destination entertainment resort in Las Vegas, owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC. Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where such acts as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Nine Inch Nails and The Killers have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Hard Rock Hotel tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; the luxurious Vanity nightclub; Reliquary Water Sanctuary & Spa; Reliquary Salon; 4.8 acres of tropical pool paradise; REHAB, the trendsetting Sunday afternoon pool party; The Joint concert venue, home to Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; Poker Lounge; restaurants including Rare 120 steakhouse, the Tuscan-style Italian eatery AGO, world-renowned Nobu, Johnny Smalls, Pink Taco and Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 diner; numerous cocktail lounges; several retail stores; and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit

About AEG Live AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing shows in Las Vegas including Celine Dion at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos, and Barry Manilow at Paris. Our exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharoaohs, which has attracted more than 7 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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