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Paul McCartney to open The Joint, Hard Rock Las Vegas

Paul McCartney will headline the grand opening weekend of The New Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on April 19.

“I’m looking forward to Rockin’ The Joint!” Paul McCartney said in a news release.

“We are honored to have the multi-Grammy award winning artist and rock legend, Paul McCartney, launch us into a new era of rock ‘n’ roll at the all new Joint concert venue scheduled to open at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in April,” Randy Kwasniewski, president and COO of Morgans Hotel Group Las Vegas and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, said in a news release. “The new Joint will be the most sophisticated, intimate, and authentic venue in Las Vegas — unlike anything the city has ever seen.”

Tickets go on sale at 12 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster or charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000.
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The New Joint inherited its name from the original Hard Rock venue and was designed by the Montreal-based architectural design firm Scéno Plus. The New Joint will double in size, while keeping the same atmosphere of the original venue and will carry on the up-close and authentic feel with the furthest seat in the house only 155 feet from the stage.

The New Joint will be a multipurpose facility featuring a state-of-the-art sound system, an innovative lighting system, WiFi access throughout the venue, a full blogging station for press covering events and 38 flat screens throughout the venue to guarantee the ultimate viewing experience.

The New Joint’s $60 million project is part of the widely publicized $750 million expansion the Hard Rock broke ground on in 2007, slated for completion in late 2009

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2 Comments »

  1. Hi. There is a guy offering tickets through ebay although no ticket is on sale yet. I will be in Vegas that day and it’s been a real surprise to learn that Sir Paul will be performing there on that date. What do you think is the best for getting tickets to the show?

    Comment by Armando Pattroni | February 9, 2009 | Reply

  2. Yeah I saw the same guy. and he is selling the tickets for $750 a piece! are these ticket prices for real? I love McCartney but $700 tickets isnt worth seeing anybody.

    Comment by Austin | February 12, 2009 | Reply


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