LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock in the new year with Fremont Street Experience's Downtown Countdown New Year's Eve 2013 celebration filled with nonstop entertainment. On Monday, Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. the ultimate New Year's Eve street party will feature co-headliners Buckcherry and Queensryche, plus special guests Quiet Riot, Pop Evil and Otherwise. The party lasts all night with performances from six other incredible bands, including local favorites Yellow Brick Road and Zowie Bowie as well as Jizzy Pearl, Rok of Ages, Party Rockers and Brazen.
Downtown Countdown will also include a 2012 year-in-review retrospective on the Viva Vision screen, a midnight countdown led by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman and an epic Fireworks by Grucci produced show synchronized with virtual fireworks on Viva Vision as part of the citywide celebration, "America's Party: Las Vegas New Year's 2013."
Additionally, TributePalooza is back for the fifth year, kicking off the three-day party with two nights of free entertainment on Saturday, Dec. 29 and Sunday, Dec. 30. TributePalooza will feature some of the best tribute bands from across the country, paying homage to the Rolling Stones, U2, Van Halen, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and No Doubt.
"Fremont Street Experience's Downtown Countdown is the place to be for people who want to party throughout the holiday weekend," said Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience. "This year, in addition to the great tribute bands that perform in our annual TributePalooza, we've brought in a fabulous lineup of headliners and some of Las Vegas' favorite local acts to help rock the audience into the new year."
Admission to Downtown Countdown is $30 per person when purchased online by Dec. 27. Beginning Dec. 28 tickets will be $40 per person and can be purchased online, in-person at any of the Fremont Street Experience member hotel-casinos, or at the event gates. Nevada residents receive a $10 discount with Nevada I.D. on all tickets purchased in-person after Dec. 27. New Year's Eve is the only night of the year when Fremont Street Experience has paid, ticketed admission. New Year's Eve admission is restricted to persons 21 and over. Downtown Countdown is sponsored by Sean Comb's CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka. To purchase tickets in advance go to www.vegasexperience.com/newyearseve .
Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment complex in historic downtown Las Vegas and features Viva Vision, the world's largest video screen. With direct access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors.
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