LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrated DJ/Producer and founder of Dim Mak records, Steve Aoki, to debut a new six date Las Vegas residency beginning in April at Hakkasan Las Vegas opening at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Aoki will also be performing 11 dates throughout 2013 at the MGM Grand's iconic WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool.
"I am really looking forward to kicking off my exclusive parties at Hakkasan Las Vegas and WET REPUBLIC. My career has been a whirlwind over the past few years, and this new experience is going to be a very exciting time for me," said Steve Aoki.
"There are few DJs as charismatic as Steve Aoki, and we can't wait for his residency to begin this April," added Neil Moffit, CEO of Angel Management Group.
Aoki's residency will feature six nighttime parties at Hakkasan Las Vegas that will transport guests into a futuristic world crafted by Aoki's mesmerizing electronic sounds and hard-hitting beats. The party - titled Neon Future - is unlike anything the DJ has done before and is sure to have fans flocking to the highly anticipated venue. Aoki enthusiasts who want to experience him in the daytime can attend his AOKIFY SPLASH VEGAS pool parties at the WET REPUBLIC that will bring his popular AOKIFY mobile app to life with the same irreverent spirit and provide an energetic and splashy alternative to his nighttime Vegas experience.
DJ, producer and California native began his musical career as founder of Dim Mak Records in 1996, which has released over 250 records from well-known house artists including Datsik, Diplo, Laidback Luke, The Bloody Beetroots and his own collaboration with fellow DJ, Tiesto. Aoki launched as an electronic artist with his debut artist album Wonderland. He has gone on to infuse dancefloors and concert halls around the globe with his remixes and collaborations with other DJs and recording artists including Afrojack, Laidback Luke, Tiesto, LMFAO, Kid Cudi, Will.I.AM, Wynter Gordon and Lil Jon. In addition, he has recently received his first GRAMMY nomination for his 2012 Wonderland album under the Best Dance/Electronic Album category.
Hakkasan Las Vegas, a restaurant and nightclub complex, will offer guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and unparalleled entertainment and nightlife inside a beautifully designed five-level structure. A collaboration between the celebrated international dining group Hakkasan Ltd. and leading entertainment and nightlife company Angel Management Group, the venue is a dramatic extension of the brand as it will include the restaurant's first venture into nightlife.
WET REPUBLIC set the standard for innovation in Las Vegas as The Strip's first daylife destination. Evoking a sensuous South Beach ambiance with a seductive modern vibe, the alluring 53,000-square-foot party pool features spectacular saltwater pools, individual dipping pools, exclusive VIP bungalows, hip party cabanas, spacious daybeds and oversized deluxe chaise lounges. The venue boasts a spacious pool deck which doubles as an entertainment stage for the hottest in-demand DJs, celebrity guests and entertainers at WET REPUBLIC's weekly and monthly signature events. Unique culinary offerings, signature cocktails, premium bottle and pitcher service can be enjoyed in the lounge or ordered poolside. WET REPUBLIC is an unrivaled daytime venue that transformed the Vegas pool party scene.
About Hakkasan Ltd.
Hakkasan was founded in London in 2001 and has now established itself as one of the most successful modern Chinese restaurant concepts to become a worldwide fine-dining brand. Locations include London Hanway Place, London Mayfair, Miami, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Dubai and New York. Owned by Abu Dhabi's property investment company Tasameem, the Hakkasan Group also operates Japanese restaurant Sake no Hana and Michelin starred dim sum restaurant Yauatcha in London, with an outpost in Mumbai. Hakkasan opened to critical acclaim, achieving a Michelin star in 2003, and was the only Chinese restaurant in Europe to receive such an accolade that year. For further details, visit www.hakkasan.com.
About Angel Management Group
Angel Management Group (AMG) has built an unrivalled reputation as a premier entertainment and nightlife company led by an executive team combining over 100 years of experience. AMG specializes in venue operations, food and beverage management, marketing, promotions, festival and arena event production as well as brand licensing, sponsorship development, public relations, talent booking and music programming. It currently handles over a dozen premier entertainment properties including WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, PURE Nightclub at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas and Social House inside Crystals at CityCenter. AMG also is the entertainment and nightlife partner for Revel, a $2.4 billion beachfront resort, which opened April 2 in Atlantic City. For more information, visit www.angelmanagementgroup.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides the ultimate Vegas experience. A variety of newly remodeled luxurious suites and standard accommodations serve every need while guests discover signature dining by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak, Michael Mina's NOBHILL TAVERN, Wolfgang Puck's Bar & Grill and Michelin three star restaurant, Joel Robuchon; world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena; the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett's Comedy Club; Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new fine dining/nightlife concept (opening in April); a pampering spa and salon; and an elaborate 380,000-square-foot, non-smoking conference center.
About Steve Aoki
As a LABEL HEAD, over the last 15 years STEVE AOKI broke bands like Bloc Party, The Bloody Beetroots, Klaxons and The Gossip through deftly marketed releases on his Dim Mak label. As an EVENT & NIGHTCLUB PROMOTER, he started some of the most influential nights in Southern California with names like the Pickle Patch, Banana Split and the 10 year strong Dim Mak Tuesday party which has seen legendary debut performances from acts ranging from Lady Gaga to Skrillex, M.I.A, Kid Cudi, The Bloody Beetroots, Boys Noize and Justice. As a DJ he averages nearly 250 shows a year throughout the world playing to millions of fans. As a REMIXER he's worked with everyone from Duran Duran to Michael Jackson, The Killers and Weezer. And most importantly, as a MUSIC PRODUCER, in addition to several hit singles his debut album WONDERLAND, vaulted into the Top 10 of iTunes within a day of its release, spawned a Grammy nomination for Best Dance Album and featured superstar friends and collaborators including Will.I.Am, LMFAO, Travis Barker, Rivers Cuomo, Lil Jon and many more.
You can keep track of him along with his millions of social media followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and YouTube and even make your world a bit more like his using the official AOKIFY Mobile App.
SOURCE Angel Management Group