• 02-JUL-2021

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Las Vegas News Briefs - July 2021

NBA Summer League

MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021 Returns to Las Vegas in August
The NBA recently announced the competition structure for the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021, which will take place Aug. 8-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The 16th annual MGM Resorts NBA Summer League will feature all 30 NBA teams playing five games apiece during the 10-day, 75-game event. After every team plays four games, the two teams with the best records from the first four games will meet in the Championship Game on Aug. 17. Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion will host either seven or eight games per day during the 10-day competition. For more information, contact Thomas & Mack Center, tmcpressinformation@unlv.edu.

Resorts World Las Vegas, the Strip’s highly anticipated new resort, officially opened its doors to the public on June 24.

  • Marigold officially opened at Resorts World Las Vegas, treating guests to a lineup of classic American staples in a retro space inspired by the iconography of vintage Las Vegas and Palm Springs. The concept, which was developed by Las Vegas-based Gen3 Hospitality, also features a sister concept called Goldies, which will offer homemade treats such as cookies and pies as well as grab-and-go breakfast and lunch options. For more information, contact Jenn Smulo, bread & Butter, marigold@wearebreadandbutter.com.
  • Carver Road Hospitality will introduce Carversteak at Resorts World Las Vegas this December, the hospitality company’s first concept to be announced since launching in fall 2020. The 14,500-square-foot restaurant, the city’s largest luxury steakhouse and the resort’s only steak-focused outlet, will offer a contemporary take on the classic steakhouse experience. For more information, contact Jim Havey, Lisa Long Adler Communications, jim@llac.com.
  • Resorts World Las Vegas announced it will debut the first and only pop-up shop of Kardashian Kloset, the Kardashian-Jenner e-commerce retail resale site. The popular online retailer features items from the family’s personal closets and offers a wide range of designer clothing from athleisure to black tie, plus shoes, accessories and jewelry. This will be Kardashians Kloset’s first physical location and will offer one-of-a-kind items not available online. For more information, contact Sarah Martinez, Allied Global Marketing, resortsworld@alliedglobalmarketing.com.

Executive Chef Joshua Smith and Resort Mixologist Mariena Mercer Boarini Tapped to Develop Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas Food & Beverage Program
Wynn Las Vegas is proud to announce that Executive Chef Joshua Smith and Resort Mixologist Mariena Mercer Boarini will be at the helm at Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas, where they are getting ready to unveil a captivating food & beverage program. Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas is a modern-day supper club offering a beautiful and lively social dining atmosphere, opening July 14, 2021 in partnership with acclaimed global hospitality firm The h.wood Group, owned by John Terzian and Brian Toll. Located in the exclusive Tower Suites enclave, Delilah at Wynn Las Vegas creates an alluring hotspot that merges exquisite service and exceptional food in an immersive environment. For more information, contact Jenn Smulo, bread & Butter, wynn@wearebreadandbutter.com.

Keith Urban Live – Las Vegas Returns to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Global music superstar Keith Urban has announced five new performance dates for “Keith Urban Live – Las Vegas” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The shows will be Sept. 17 – 25, 2021. Keith Urban astounds audiences with a show designed for The Colosseum, packed with hit songs, explosive showmanship and signature unpredictability. The shows are a once-in-a-lifetime concert event – an arena-sized production in a theater setting, up close and personal. “Keith Urban Live – Las Vegas” utilizes The Colosseum’s new general admission capability on the main floor, creating a dynamic and reimagined fan experience for the landmark venue. For more information, contact Robert Jarrett, Caesars Entertainment, rjarrett@caesars.com.

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announces additional reopening plans
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group confirmed the long-awaited return of additional resident shows. After announcing the reopening of two of its most iconic shows in Las Vegas, “O” and Mystère, Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to confirm The Beatles LOVE, a Cirque du Soleil creation and co-production with Apple Corps Ltd., will reopen at The Mirage on Aug. 26, 2021. Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil, in collaboration with the Estate of Michael Jackson, will reopen its exclusive residency at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Aug. 19, 2021. For more information, contact Caroline Couillard, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, caroline.couillard@cirquedusoleil.com.

The WhiskyX to Takeover The Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Oct. 23
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and The WhiskyX will bring an evening of elevated whisky tastings, live musical performances, award-winning restaurants and more to The Boulevard Pool on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. The can’t-miss event will provide guests a curated mix of more than 60 whiskies from around the world, live sets from national recording artists St. Paul & The Broken Bones and Fitz & The Tantrums, a live podcast-viewing with comedian Adam Carolla, an array of dishes from The Cosmopolitan’s award-winning Restaurant Collection and more. For more information, contact Eirianne Kennelley, Kirvin Doak Communications, thecosmopolitan@kirvindoak.com.

NHL Announces 2022 Honda All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas
The National Hockey League recently announced information for the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend in Las Vegas. The festivities will take place at T-Mobile Arena and will be scheduled during its traditional midway point of the NHL regular season. The 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend will include the 2022 NHL All-Star Skills™ and the 2022 Honda NHL All-Star Game, and will feature various hockey-themed events, entertainment and activities. Confirmed dates and additional information regarding the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend will be announced when available. For more information, contact Sage Sammons, Vegas Golden Knights, ssammons@vegasgoldenknights.com.

2021 World Series of Poker Daily Event Schedule Finalized
The World Series of Poker® (WSOP®) – the richest, most prestigious and longest-running poker series – has finalized its daily event schedule for 2021. Doors for the event open on Sept. 30 at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with non-stop action through the event’s conclusion prior to the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 23. Online and in-person registration will open in August. WSOP is roaring back in 2021 with the much-anticipated $10,000 No-Limit Hold’em World Championship, better known as the “Main Event”, which in 2019 eclipsed 8,000 entrants for only the second time in history. The familiar 200,000 square foot Rio Convention Center will again set the scene with a wide variety of tournaments, which include all popular variations of poker ranging in price from $400 to $250,000. For more information, contact Mitch Marier, Caesars Entertainment, mmarier@caesars.com.

Laughlin Event Center Expands Concert Schedule with Roger Daltrey, Billy Idol/Steve Stevens (acoustic) and Kid Rock
The Laughlin Event Center continues to add to its star-studded, rocking concert schedule of performances. Roger Daltrey with special guests Billy Idol and Steve Stevens (acoustic) are set to take the stage on Saturday, Sept. 11, followed by award-winning entertainer Kid Rock on Saturday, Oct. 16. Edgewater Casino Resort’s E Center will host GRAMMY Award winner Dwight Yoakam on Saturday, Nov. 6. The performers add to Laughlin Event Center’s and E Center’s impressive lineup of recently announced entertainment, including Miranda Lambert (Sept. 4), Lynyrd Skynyrd and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts (Oct. 2), Toby Keith (Oct. 23) and many more. For more information, contact Taylor Goldberg, Wicked Creative,  Laughlin@WickedCreative.com.

Joël Robuchon’s Legendary Las Vegas Restaurants to Reopen in July
The pinnacle of French fine dining will make its return to Las Vegas as MGM Grand announces the reopening of its restaurants by the late legendary chef, Joël Robuchon this month. The namesake destination, Joël Robuchon – Las Vegas’ only Three Michelin-starred restaurant – will welcome guests back beginning July 1 with a menu celebrating beloved dishes from over the years. L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon, the creative countertop workshop, will open its doors July 15 experimenting with simple ingredients to create dishes new to Robuchon’s restaurants while maintaining its impeccable standards. For more information, contact Robert Flicker, Kirvin Doak Communications, rflicker@kirvindoak.com.

Singer-Songwriter Bryan Adams Makes Wynn Las Vegas Debut
GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter Bryan Adams will make his Wynn Las Vegas debut this fall as he takes the stage at Encore Theater for his only tour stop in the United States.  Adams will present his celebrated songs with six shows taking place on select nights from Nov. 10-20, 2021. Hailed as one of the most exciting live musicians in the world, Adams’ energetic performances, effortless stage presence and incredible vocals have been entertaining audiences for more than four decades.. For more information, contact Jesse Williams, Wynn Las Vegas, Jesse.Williams@wynnlasvegas.com.

Las Vegas to Host SummerSlam at Allegiant Stadium
WWE® recently announced that SummerSlam will take place from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21, marking the first time the annual event has been held at an NFL stadium. Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a state-of-the-art global events destination and home to the Las Vegas Raiders. SummerSlam will be one of the first sporting events held at full capacity at Allegiant Stadium. For more information, contact Adam Hopkins, WWE, Adam.Hopkins@wwecorp.com.

Eddie Griffin returns to SAHARA Las Vegas July 26
Summer fun is heating up when actor, comedian, and Las Vegas resident Eddie Griffin returns to the stage with “The Eddie Griffin Experience.” Voted one of the 100 greatest stand-up comics of all time, Griffin has delighted crowds with his sharp humor and witty observations on a variety of topics and current affairs. For more information, contact Hillary Smoot, Red Moon PR, hillary@redmoon88.com.

iHeartMedia Announces 2021 Lineup For Its Legendary ‘iHeartRadio Music Festival’
iHeartMedia recently announced the lineup for the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Festival, the annual legendary concert event on Sept. 17-18, 2021 at Las Vegas’ hottest entertainment venue, T-Mobile Arena, and its Daytime Stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Sept. 18 at the new immersive event and entertainment district, AREA15. This year, the epic two-day lineup for the iHeartRadio Music Festival main stage will feature performances by Billie Eilish, Cheap Trick, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Florida Georgia Line, Journey, Khalid, Lil Baby, Maroon 5, Nelly, Sam Hunt, Weezer and more. The Daytime Stage will feature live performances from DaBaby, Olivia Rodrigo, The Kid LAROI, Saweetie, All Time Low, 24kGoldn, Russell Dickerson, Yungblud, Gabby Barrett, Tate McRae, Conan Gray and Addison Rae, with more to be announced. For more information, visit iHeartMedia.com.

Four New Dates Added for “Debbie Gibson & Joey McIntyre Live From Las Vegas”
As iconic pop artists Debbie Gibson and Joey McIntyre celebrate the release of their new studio version remake of “Lost in Your Eyes, the duet” today, the pair also announce that due to popular demand, four new shows have been added to their limited engagement, “Debbie Gibson & Joey McIntyre Live from Las Vegas.” The shows will be held on Sept. 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2021 at The Sands Showroom inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas. The four previously announced shows on Aug. 26 – 29, 2021. For more information, contact Kelly Frey (Live Nation), The Publicity Lab, kelly@thepublicitylab.com.

Rod Stewart Returns with “Rod Stewart: The Hits” and 2021 Las Vegas Residency Dates
Legendary Rockstar Rod Stewart will celebrate the 10th anniversary of his acclaimed residency “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace when he returns to Las Vegas for nine shows this fall. Presented in partnership by Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation Las Vegas, “Rod Stewart: The Hits.” will perform select dates October 6 through 23, 2021. For more information, contact Robert Jarrett, Caesars Entertainment, rjarrett@caesars.com.

Encore At Wynn Las Vegas Now Dog-Friendly
Encore at Wynn Las Vegas is extending its renowned level of luxury service to canine clientele with the launch of a new dog-friendly resort program. Guests of Encore can enjoy their stay in any room or suite with up to two furry friends and indulge in exclusive amenities that meet the needs of this new breed of resort VIPs – Very Important Puppies. The pampering begins at check-in with a complimentary doggy bag of welcome gifts that includes a fetching Wynn-logoed neckerchief, fun toy for playtime, and an all-natural dog treat. Guests can work with Encore’s Concierge team to arrange a schedule of dog walking or sitting services, order from Bone Appetite, the new room service doggy dining menu, and shop a new collection of doggy clothing and accessories available for purchase exclusively at the resort. For more information, contact Eric Kreller, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, Eric.Kreller@wynnlasvegas.com.

GRAMMY Award-Winning Superstar Bruno Mars Adds Four Performances at Park MGM
Following the immediate sell-out of his six July shows, multi-GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Bruno Mars has confirmed four additional 2021 performances at Park MGM. The new dates at Park Theater are July 30 – 31 and Aug. 13 – 14. For more information, contact Katharine Sherrer, MGM Resorts International, ksherrer@mgmresorts.com.

The Cosmopolitan Turns Up the Heat with Poolside Entertainment Experiences
The iconic rooftop Pool District at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will once again become alive with a myriad of exciting summertime experiences this pool season. With the introduction of new events continuing the resort’s celebratory 10-year anniversary this year, Sunset Cocktail Hour, poolside fitness classes, and the season debut of the beloved Dive In Movie series and more make the Pool District at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas the place to see and be seen this summer. For more information, contact Eirianne Kennelley, Kirvin Doak Communications, thecosmopolitan@kirvindoak.com.

Life is Beautiful 2021 Adds 10 New Artists to Lineup
After selling out tickets in record time, Life is Beautiful’s return to Downtown Las Vegas is bigger than ever. The festival recently announced 10 new artists have been added to the already-stellar three-day lineup. Rising stars including Willow Smith, Alaina Castillo, Keys N Krates, and more will round out Las Vegas’ premier music, arts, culinary, comedy, and ideas festival, taking place Sept. 17-19, 2021. For more information, contact Alexandra Leach, Kirvin Doak Communications, LIB@kirvindoak.com.

LVMS to Open to Full Capacity for South Point 400 Weekend
September’s NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas will run with no capacity restrictions, Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) officials recently announced. In accordance with the decision by the state of Nevada and Clark County to lift all restrictions that went into effect June 1, LVMS plans to have all seats available for the September 23-26 weekend that is headlined by the South Point 400. The four-day weekend kicks off on Sept. 23 with the Star Nursery 150 ARCA Menards Series West event at the Bullring. The action shifts to the superspeedway on Sept. 24 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event followed by the Alsco 302 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Sept. 25. The weekend concludes with the fourth annual South Point 400 on Sept. 26. For more information, contact Jeff Motley, LVMS, jmotley@lvms.com.

Van Morrison Announces 2022 Las Vegas Run at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Legendary GRAMMY Award-winner Van Morrison has announced a three-night run of shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace February 18, 19 and 20, 2022. For more information, contact Robert Jarrett, Caesars Entertainment, rjarrett@caesars.com.

AEG Presents Announces Initial Entertainment Lineup for The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
AEG Presents recently announced the initial entertainment lineup inside the newly renovated and world-class Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, a part of Curio Collection by Hilton. The start-studded calendar kicks off this fall, spanning a wide array of genres and formats including live performances by Gary Clark Jr., Lady A, Porter Robinson, Russ, Dropkick Murphys & Rancid, Machine Gun Kelly, Primus, Karol G, Little Big Town and more. For more information, contact Emily Clayton, Kirvin Doak Communications, virginhotelslvpress@kirvindoak.com.

Lío Ibiza Splashes into Vegas with Exclusive Takeover of Bellagio’s Mayfair Supper Club
Ibiza’s most exclusive cabaret dining experience will make its first appearance in the U.S. when Pacha Group’s Lío takes over The Mayfair Supper Club, Bellagio’s renowned restaurant and entertainment destination. The fountain-side venue will serve as the setting where Las Vegas and Ibiza’s worlds merge for a special two-week engagement this fall combining glamour, mischief and breathtaking over-the-top performances. At Lío, guests will dine and dance, becoming part of a sensory soiree created for this limited run at Bellagio, with the iconic fountains serving as the one-of-a-kind backdrop for the legendary Ibizan cabaret. For more information, contact Robert Flicker, Kirvin Doak Communications, rflicker@kirvindoak.com.

Concacaf Gold Cup Final
Concacaf has announced that the Final of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup – the 16th edition of the region’s flagship men’s international competition, has been awarded to Las Vegas and Allegiant Stadium, the destination’s newest state-of-the-art sports venue. The championship match on Aug. 1 will crown the best men’s national team in the Concacaf region. This will be the first time a Gold Cup match is played in Las Vegas in the event’s 30-year history, making the 2021 tournament a landmark edition. The final will cap off a great summer of football that will also include the inaugural Concacaf Nations League Finals in June, and the Gold Cup Prelims in early July. For more information, visit concacaf.com.

Las Vegas Philharmonic Announces 21/22 Season
Las Vegas Philharmonic (LVP) and Music Director Donato Cabrera recently announced the 2021-22 concert season, and a return to Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The 23rd season for the LVP will include seven beautifully curated performances from Nov. 20, 2021 through May 7, 2022. Cabrera has selected a season full of dynamic works including all of Beethoven’s Symphonies interwoven with contemporary works by female composers including Anna Clyne, Gabriela Lena Frank, Missy Mazzoli, Jessie Montgomery and Carolyn Shaw. A special Very Vegas Holiday performance will welcome back local entertainers including Composers Showcase founder Keith Thompson and vocal illuminati including Travis Cloer and Clint Holmes along with Michelle Johnson and Vita Corimbi. Cabrera will also conduct a world premiere by composer Juan Pablo Contreras as part of a special commission in partnership with New Music USA. For more information, contact Michele Madole, Las Vegas Philharmonic, michele@lvphil.com.

The Queens Are Back! RuPaul's Drag Race Live! Las Vegas returning to Flamingo Las Vegas
RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!, the most sickening eleganza extravaganza in Las Vegas herstory, is returning to the stage at Flamingo Las Vegas beginning Aug. 5, 2021. From the creative team behind the Emmy® Award-winning series RuPaul’s Drag Race, the critically acclaimed Las Vegas revue is everything you love about the TV show and then some. With over-the-top costumes, visually stunning sets and jaw-dropping performances, RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! serves the audience a drag experience like they’ve never seen before. Each show features six queens, including Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls, Vanessa “Vanjie” Matteo and Yvie Oddly. For more information, contact Kelly Frey, The Publicity Lab, Kelly@thepublicitylab.com.

USA Basketball and MGM Resorts International Announce Expanded Partnership
USA Basketball and MGM Resorts International, a leader in the sports and entertainment industry, recently announced an expanded, multi-year partnership, tipping off this month in Las Vegas. As part of the partnership, MGM Resorts will be the Official Training Camp Home of the USA Basketball Men’s and Women’s National Teams, as well as an Official Integrated Resorts Partner of USA Basketball and an Official USA Basketball Exhibition Tour Partner. As the new Training Camp Home of the USA Basketball Men’s and Women’s National Teams, MGM Resorts, in partnership with USA Basketball, will host four additional countries in Las Vegas (Argentina, Australia, Nigeria and Spain) creating a must-see international basketball competition prior to the teams’ departure for Tokyo. Fans will have the opportunity to watch seven USA Basketball Men’s and Women’s National Team exhibition games July 10-18, as both teams take on top international opponents in preparation for this summer’s historic competition. For more information, contact Katharine Sherrer, MGM Resorts International, ksherrer@mgmresorts.com.

Downtown Rocks Free Concert Series Returns to Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, invites guests to celebrate the long-awaited return of Downtown Rocks with a lineup featuring a diverse range of chart-topping talent covering multiple genres. Music fans of all ages can rock out under the iconic Viva Vision canopy during the free concert series which kicks off on Saturday, June 26 with American alternative rock band, Chevelle and continues with full-length performances by Craig Morgan, Plain White T’s, 3 Doors Down & Seether, George Thorogood and more. For more information, contact Terri Maruca, Kirvin Doak Communications, tmaruca@kirvindoak.com.

Sammy Hagar to Rock the Strip with New Residency “Sammy Hagar and Friends,” at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
Two icons will come together when rock legend Sammy Hagar takes the stage for the first time at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod this fall. Hagar will kick off a new residency, “Sammy Hagar and Friends,” that will feature The Red Rocker collaborating with a rotating circle of his legendary friends at The STRAT Theater starting with shows on Friday, Oct. 29, Saturday, Oct. 30, Friday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 6. For more information, contact Hannah Kampf, Wicked Creative, sammy@wickedcreative.com.

MGM Resorts Launches 100MW Solar Array in Las Vegas
MGM Resorts International, a global leader in the battle against climate change, recently launched its 100-megawatt solar array, the hospitality industry’s largest directly sourced renewable electricity project worldwide. The array’s clean energy now produces up to 90% of MGM Resorts’ Las Vegas daytime power needs, spanning 65 million square feet of buildings across 13 properties and more than 36,000 rooms on the Las Vegas Strip, including Bellagio, ARIA, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand and The Mirage, among others. For more information, contact Natalie Mounier, Kirvin Doak Communications, mgm@kirvindoak.com.

Harrah’s Las Vegas Unveils a $200 Million Renovation
Following a completed investment of more than $200 million, Harrah’s Las Vegas now features 2,542 redesigned guest rooms, a complete casino floor remodel and two new LED marquees at the north and south entrances. Guests can also enjoy a variety of hotel, dining and entertainment offerings including The Spa at Harrah’s Las Vegas, PizzaCake by Buddy Valastro and Donny Osmond’s first-ever solo residency. Additionally, the center-Strip resort provides convenient, direct access to CAESARS FORUM Conference Center. For more information, contact Kristin Soo Hoo, Caesars Entertainment, ksoohoo@caesars.com.

Tournament of Kings Returns to Excalibur Hotel & Casino
Noble visitors of the Las Vegas Strip: the award-winning dinner show Tournament of Kings will return to Excalibur Hotel & Casino beginning Wednesday, July 14. Resuming performances six nights a week, the popular show will once again provide guests with a fanciful feast while they enjoy a tournament of valor at King Arthur’s court. Tournament of Kings will perform Monday and Friday at 6 p.m. as well as Wednesday – Thursday and Saturday – Sunday at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Katharine Sherrer, MGM Resorts International,  ksherrer@mgmresorts.com.

SAHARA Las Vegas welcomes Zeffer’s to its expanding culinary lineup this July
SAHARA Las Vegas is proud to announce the addition of Zeffer’s, a new café featuring an elevated casual dining experience, opening late July 2021. Crafted by Chef Lyle Kaku, Executive Chef of SAHARA Las Vegas, the menu will offer recognizable breakfast and lunch favorites and staple comfort food dishes, all with a unique twist. For more information, contact Nicole Easley, The Publicity Lab, Sahara_PR@thepublicitylab.com.

Mac King to Brings Signature Comedy Magic to Excalibur Hotel & Casino
Comedy magician Mac King has painted the town plaid with the recent opening of his family-friendly show at Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The Mac King Comedy Magic Show will perform inside the Thunderland Showroom at Excalibur Tuesday through Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Widely regarded as the No. 1 comedy magician working in the world today, Mac King has been a staple on the Las Vegas Strip for more than two decades. Now at Excalibur, Mac will captivate audiences for 70 minutes with amazing stunts, humor and quick wit. For more information, contact Kelly Frey (Live Nation), The Publicity Lab, kelly@thepublicitylab.com.

Big West Basketball Championship Moving to Dollar Loan Center
The Big West recently announced a new multi-year agreement to bring the Big West Basketball Championships to the Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, NV, beginning in March of 2022. The 2022 Big West Basketball Championships will christen the arena as its first publicly ticketed event. The five-day tournament will run March 8-12 featuring 10 women’s and 10 men’s teams vying for conference championships and automatic bids to the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships. For more information, contact Sage Sammons, Vegas Golden Knights, ssammons@vegasgoldenknights.com.

“Potted Potter” – The Harry Potter Parody – Returns to Bally’s Las Vegas July 15
Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience - A Parody by Dan and Jeff will once again cast its spell on Las Vegas when the hit, family-friendly show returns to The Magic Attic showroom inside Bally’s Las Vegas on July 15. Selling out to crowds around the world, Potted Potter will have you flying off your seat (or broomstick) with laughter. The perfect show for muggles, witches and wizards of all ages, this production of the boy-who-lived’s story combines all seven books into 70 hilarious minutes. The cleverly curated show includes all of your favorite characters, perfect Potter props, and even a live Quidditch game. For more information, contact Robert Jarrett, Bally’s Las Vegas, RJarrett@caesars.com.