TOAST TO 2014 DURING NEW YEAR’S EVE WEEKEND AT HARD ROCK HOTEL &
CASINO LAS VEGAS WITH SPECTACULAR EVENTS AND SPECIALTY MENUS
Steve Miller Band and The Doobie Brothers at The Joint – Dec. 28
Rival Sons at Vinyl – Dec. 28
Imagine Dragons with special guests The Mowgli’s and Parade of Lights at The Joint – Dec. 30
Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours – Dec. 30
Empire Records at Vinyl – Dec. 31
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas transforms into the city’s New Year’s Eve hotspot and says goodbye to 2013 with enticing entertainment, nightlife and dining options at the property’s award-winning music venues and restaurants from Friday, Dec. 27 to Tuesday, Dec. 31.
Locals and visitors alike will dance their way into 2014 with larger-than-life events at The Joint. The exhilarating lineup kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 28 as iconic groups Steve Miller Band and The Doobie Brothers take the stage to perform their greatest hits. Steve Miller Band has sold more than 40 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. The Doobie Brothers have continued to perform, create and record for over 21 consecutive years and have sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Tickets to Steve Miller Band and The Doobie Brothers at The Joint start at $59.50. Concertgoers looking to indulge in an epic rock ‘n’ roll experience can take advantage of the room and show package starting at $449. The exclusive deal includes two tickets, two VIP line passes to The Joint and a two-night stay from Saturday, Dec. 27 to Sunday, Dec. 29.
Las Vegas’ own rockers Imagine Dragons return to The Joint for their last performance of 2013 on Monday, Dec. 30. The band will commemorate the New Year with special guests The Mowgli’s and Parade of Lights. In 2013, Rolling Stone proclaimed Imagine Dragons “the biggest breakout of the year,” Entertainment Weekly called 2013 the “year of the Dragons” and Billboard noted “Imagine Dragons are rock’s 2013 live breakout.” Tickets to Imagine Dragons with special guests The Mowgli’s and Parade of Lights at The Joint start at $79.50. Room and show packages are also available starting at $390. The special offer includes two tickets, two VIP line passes to The Joint and a one-night stay on Monday, Dec. 30.
Rapper Juicy J, the founding member of the Southern hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia, will also take the stage at The Joint for a New Year’s Eve concert on Tuesday, Dec. 31. The artist is best known for collaborations including “Dark Horse” with Katy Perry; “23” with Mike Will Made It, Miley Cyrus and Wiz Khalifa; and “The Woods” with Justin Timberlake. Tickets start at $48.
The rockin’ end-of-the-year events continue at Vinyl with funny guy Jim Norton as he showcases his brutally honest sense of humor for two nights of comedic performances on Friday, Dec. 27 and Sunday, Dec. 29. Also gracing the stage will be California band Rival Sons on Saturday, Dec. 28; AC/DC tribute group High Voltage on Sunday, Dec. 29; and the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band Metalachi on Monday, Dec. 30. Those looking to countdown to the New Year with a champagne toast can also enjoy a performance by 90s cover band Empire Records inside the intimate venue on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Tickets to Jim Norton start at $40; Rival Sons start at $23; and High Voltage, Metalachi and Empire Records are free.
Partygoers can toast to 2014 at Las Vegas’ most intimate nightclub, Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, starting with DJ Shift, DJ Spair and DJ Mark Stylz on Friday, Dec. 27. The revelry continues as Ultimate Fighting Championship® stars Arianny Celeste, Brittney Palmer and Josh Barnett host on Saturday, Dec. 28. Guests can keep on rocking as Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons spins at the on-stage turntables on Monday, Dec. 30 following the band’s show at The Joint. Finally, locals and visitors alike can countdown to 2014 during the official Juicy J concert after party on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Cover charge is $20 for females and $30 for males on Friday, Dec. 27, Saturday, Dec. 28 and Monday, Dec. 30, and $50 for females and $100 for males on Tuesday, Dec. 31. Prices are subject to change.
Hard Rock Hotel’s premier dining destinations are serving patrons tasty countdown fare. 35 Steaks + Martinis is offering champagne and caviar service (call for pricing – 702.693.5500), Chateaubriand for two ($110), a five-pound Maine lobster for the table (call for pricing – 702.693.5500), and dry-aged prime rib ($47) on Tuesday, Dec. 31. 35 Steaks + Martinis is open from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Diners can delve into a specialty New Year’s Eve limited a la carte menu with a selection of signature items at Culinary Dropout. To begin the meal, guests can share the Raw Bar Royale ($50 for two guests to share; $85 for four guests to share) with crab, oysters and shrimp; antipasti ($9); grilled artichokes ($15); soft pretzels and provolone fondue ($14) or black mussels ($15). Holiday revelers can also choose from an assortment of salads or soup including Cheap House salad ($8); Italian wedge ($10); classic Caesar ($8); kale & sweet potato salad ($10); or Yesterday’s Soup ($8). The main course offers the fried chicken ($22); Ma…the Meatloaf!?! ($19); salmon ($24); 36-hour pork ribs ($28); Bistro Steak Oscar ($36); jambalaya ($22); or the butternut squash cannelloni ($17). To complete the dining experience, the dropouts will present three dessert items including the apple monkey bread ($10); peanut butter & chocolate tart ($8); and salted caramel custard ($8). The restaurant’s regular menu will not be available on this day. Culinary Dropout is open from 11 a.m. to close Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to close Saturday and Sunday.
The 24-hour hotspot Mr. Lucky’s Café will serve an array of comfort dishes including mac ‘n’ cheese bites ($8.99), a Jack Daniel’s pot roast ($15.99) and a seven-ounce choice New York strip steak ($18.99) from Sunday, Dec. 29 to Sunday, Jan. 5. Mr. Lucky’s Café is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Guests can also enjoy south-of-the-border meals and drinks at Pink Taco including the “kinky spark” cocktail blend of Sauza® Tequila Blue Silver, orange juice, grenadine and champagne ($10); butternut squash soup ($8); noche buena ensalada ($11); cochinita pibil ($12); cioppino “Mexican fish stew” ($17); and chocolate tamales ($7) from Sunday, Dec. 29 to Sunday, Jan. 5. Pink Taco is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to late night Friday and Saturday.
Meaning the world “luck” in Chinese, 福Fú offers adventurous diners good fortune in 2014 with an exquisite prix fixe menu ($50 per person). The specially-crafted meals features family-style Peking duck with steamed buns and hoison sauce, and fried oysters with sweet chili aioli for the first course; an individual walnut, cranberry and pear spinach salad with spicy soy for the second course; family-style stir-fried lobster seafood, wok-fried rib eye with asparagus and mushrooms, and garlic chicken fried rice for the third course; and individual chocolate torte topped with ice cream for dessert on Tuesday, Dec. 31. 福Fú is open from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
The Latin-infused coffeehouse Fuel Café Express will serve “raspberry resolution” lattes (small: $5; medium: $5.25; large: $5.75) topped with chocolate whipped cream and chocolate shavings from Saturday, Dec. 28 to Friday, Jan. 31. Fuel Café Express is open from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
Shows at The Joint and Vinyl can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at www.hardrockhotel.com, ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.
Guests at Body English must be at least 21 years of age with a valid form of identification. For table or VIP reservations, please visit www.bodyenglish.com or call 702.693.5555.
For reservations or more information about New Year’s Eve Weekend 2014 at Hard Rock Hotel, please visit http://www.hardrockhotel.com/nye-2014.
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. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II 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 acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed. Features of the property include an 11-story Casino 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 featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub & Afterhours; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones, Rocks The Jewelers and Rock Paper Photo. 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.