Sighting: Tegan and Sara at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Oct. 24

Thursday Oct 24, 2013

Indie rock duo Tegan and Sara made a special appearance at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas to check out their one-of-a-kind memorabilia showcase on Thursday, Oct. 24. The twin sisters posed for photographs with fans and the display, which symbolizes their unique career milestones as internationally-celebrated songwriters, performers, and artists. The case features various pieces of Tegan and Sara’s musical history including a drumhead, cropped red leather jacket and red blazer worn during a performance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” as well as an acoustic guitar used during a recording of their live album and DVD titled “Get Along.” After, they met with Curator and Creative Consultant Warwick Stone who gave them a behind-the-scenes tour of his studio to see more rare memorabilia.

Best known for their creative ability to bridge the pop and indie worlds, Tegan and Sara have allowed their music to cross all traditional boundaries of genre, from being covered by The White Stripes to collaborating with superstar DJs such as Tiësto and David Guetta. Over the course of their career, the group has sold more than 1 million albums, toured with acts such as Cyndi Lauper, The Killers, Death Cab for Cutie, Weezer and Neil Young, and performed at countless festivals around the world. Most recently, Tegan and Sara released their 7th studio album Heartthrob, which debuted at No. 3 on the “Billboard 200” chart.

The memorabilia at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is hand selected and carefully placed in cases throughout the resort by Stone to honor legends in the entertainment industry. Some of the unique displays include a shimmery, white glove once worn by the one-and-only Michael Jackson; an array of rare collection items from The Beatles; the original drum kit Rick Allen of Def Leppard used following a near fatal car accident; a Nirvana display featuring a leather jacket autographed by Kurt Cobain; and many more.

Photo Credit: © Erik Kabik / Erik Kabik Photography
**high-resolution photos available upon request**

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, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; 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 www.hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.

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