Widespread Panic Returns to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, March 27-28, 2015
SPECIAL GUESTS KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE 3/27
AND CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD 3/28
MARCH 27 – 28, 2015
Tickets on sale Friday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m.
LAS VEGAS– Widespread Panic announces the first leg of its spring tour including two shows at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Friday, March 27, 2015 and Saturday, March 28, 2015. The group will perform with special guests Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe (Friday, March 27, 2015) and Chris Robinson Brotherhood (Saturday, March 28, 2015).
Tickets starting at $55 (plus applicable service fees) are on sale Friday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at www.axs.comor by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.
The sextet from Athens, Georgia is comprised of John Bell (guitars and vocals), John “Jo Jo” Hermann (keyboards and vocals), Jimmy Herring (guitar), Todd Nance (drums and vocals), Domingo “Sunny” Ortiz (percussion and vocals) and Dave Schools (bass and vocals). Since its formation in 1986, the band has released 11 studio albums, eight live albums, one compilation album and five archive albums, totaling more than three million records sold. By 2002, the group was one of America’s most sought-after rock acts. Widespread Panic continues to be one of the top touring bands, performing at festivals, amphitheaters and packed arenas for loyal fans all over the country.
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is also a jam band of its own kind. Comprised of Karl Denson (saxophone and flute), Chris Stillwell (bass), Chris Littlefield (trumpet), D.J. Williams (guitar), David Veith (keyboards) and Max MacVeety (drums), the group is a major festival and club attraction. For over three decades, Denson has pleased audiences with his electrifying performances, making him known as the modern day soul-funk icon.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood made an immediate impact on the music world with its bold debut in 2011, playing more than 50 shows in nine weeks. As a blues rock band, the group has captured the attention of fans all the way from their hometown of Los Angeles to Woodstock, New York. Its latest album, Phosphorescent Harvest, is praised by Rolling Stone as “at once quirky, trippy, soulful and downright magnetic.”
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 “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine, “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 ground-breaking 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 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, Guns N’ Roses – An Evening of Destruction. No Trickery!, Def Leppard’s VIVA Hysteria! and KISS Rocks Vegas. In addition to rock residencies, The Joint was also home toTiësto In Concert featuring electronic DJ/producer Tiësto and coming in February 2015, Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! Follow The Joint on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.
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
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