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Pop Sensations R5 To Ring In 2016 At Venetian Las Vegas Concerts

By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
October 22, 2015

R5 Photo: Adam MartinR5 to perform three concerts for New Year 2016 week at VenetianVegas. Tickets on sale October 22nd at venetian.com/R5. ( Photo: Adam Martin)

Pop powerhouse quintet R5 will ring in the New Year with three Venetian Las Vegas performances.  R5 will perform three headline shows inside The Venetian Theatre, Dec. 29 and 31, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2016.

Having played to sold out crowds around the world, R5 has rapidly emerged as an electrifying new voice in the world of pop/rock. Led by vocalist/rhythm guitarist Ross Lynch, R5 came together in 2009 and is comprised of Lynch’s siblings Riker (bass/vocals), Rocky (lead guitar/vocals) and Rydel (keyboard/vocals) and friend Ellington Ratliff (drums/vocals).  The groove-heavy, guitar driven sophomore album, Sometime Last Night, was released in July of 2015 and debut #1 on the Pop Album chart and top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart.

R5 3R5 will perform three headline shows inside The Venetian Theatre, Dec. 29 and 31, 2015 and Jan. 1, 2016.

R5 will perform at The Venetian Theatre at 8 p.m. on Dec. 29 and Jan. 1.  On New Year’s Eve, the group will perform at 7:30 p.m.

“We are excited to bring these popular musicians to our guests to close out 2015 and welcome 2016,” said George Markantonis, president and chief operating officer of The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo. “Fans of all ages will enjoy this opportunity to see them in the intimate and beautiful Venetian Theatre.”

The Venetian Theatre has been home to several live music residencies, including “Soul2Soul” with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, “The Essential Diana Ross” and “The Judds – Girls Night Out.”  In January, it will be home to iconic musician John Fogerty.

At midnight on New Year’s Eve, the entire Las Vegas Strip gets into the party with approximately 80,000 pyrotechnic shells deployed from 11 casino rooftops – including The Venetian.  Officially called “America’s Party 2016,” the Las Vegas New Year’s Eve party was named one of the top places in the world to celebrate the holiday by Fodor’s, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine and National Geographic.

Tickets start at $55.50 (plus applicable fees) on all nights but New Year’s Eve.  On Dec. 31, tickets start at $75.50 (plus applicable fees).  Tickets go on sale Thursday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. PDT at any box office at The Venetian or The Palazzo Box, online at www.venetian.com/R5 or by calling (702) 414-9000 or (866) 641-7469.

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About The Venetian® Las Vegas

Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants by celebrity chefs and world-class entertainment and shopping. The luxury resort offers 4,028 elegant suites, including standard suites that are nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room. The Venetian is home to restaurants from celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Mario Batali, Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro. The resort also features Canyon Ranch SpaClub; a five-acre pool and garden deck; TAO nightclub; the Grand Canal Shoppes retail and dining mecca; a 120,000-square-foot casino and The Strip’s largest poker room; and more than 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space.  Dynamic live entertainment includes concert headliners at The Venetian Theatre; ‘80s rock musical “ROCK OF AGES;” Motown favorites from the multi-platinum quartet Human Nature; and the all-female comedy series LIPSHTICK – THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP. For more information, visit venetian.com, @venetianvegas and facebook.com/venetianlasvegas.  The Venetian Las Vegas is a property of global integrated resorts developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).

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