NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Year will begin with a bang when iconic British rock band Duran Duran takes the stage at The Theater at MGM National Harbor Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 1 at 9 p.m. The legendary group joins an unrivaled opening lineup at the newest entertainment venue in the D.C. region. MGM National Harbor, a $1.4 billion resort and casino, will open December 8.
The Theater at MGM National Harbor will provide an unmatched experience to guests, allowing them the opportunity to see legends of the entertainment industry in an intimate, 3,000-seat setting. Event-goers also will have a variety of amenities to elevate their visit to the resort. Whether it's enjoying a stay in a luxury suite, viewing the public fine art collection or sampling the cuisine of one of the country's most acclaimed chefs, MGM National Harbor will offer a host of options to create an unforgettable night out or an exciting weekend away from home.
Tickets for Duran Duran range from $125 to $300, including applicable service charges, and go on sale Friday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. EDT. Tickets can be purchased online at mgmnationalharbor.com or ticketmaster.com. For more show and ticket information, visit mgmnationalharbor.com or call (844) 346-4664.
Members of the Duran Duran Fan Community will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. EDT. Members should visit www.duranduranmusic.com for full details. The password will be revealed upon login. A Live Nation pre-sale will begin Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. EDT.
M life Rewards members will receive access to a pre-sale beginning Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. EDT. To join the program or for more information, visit mlife.com.
Throughout its storied three decades-plus career, Duran Duran has sold over 100 million records, scored 18 American hit singles, 30 UK Top 20 singles and performed to millions of loyal fans and concert-goers across the globe. The band – singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist John Taylor and drummer Roger Taylor – has achieved these feats in their own unique way; fusing pop music, art, technology and fashion with a sense of style and confidence that have made them an unstoppable force.
Duran Duran's most recent record, Paper Gods, is their 14th full-length album and the celebrated band's highest-charting release in 22 years. Produced by the Grammy Award-winning Mark Ronson and Nile Rodgers, alongside Mr Hudson and Josh Blair, Paper Gods features collaborations with Janelle Monáe, John Frusciante, Kiesza, Jonas Bjerre, and Lindsay Lohan. 2017 will see the band continuing their world tour in support of Paper Gods.
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About MGM National Harbor
The newest addition to the MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) portfolio, MGM National Harbor's unrivaled setting offers stunning panoramic views of the eastern shore of the Potomac River in Maryland. The $1.4 billion resort sits a short distance from Washington, D.C. to the north and historic sites, including George Washington's Mount Vernon estate across the river in Virginia. The 24-story, 308-room resort will feature premier amenities and experiences for locals as well as visitors from around the world including a dynamic casino with over 125,000 square feet of space that includes slots, table games and poker; a world-class spa and salon; an entertainment theater with flexible seating for up to 3,000; high-end branded retail; 53,000 square feet of meeting space; and restaurants from renowned local, national and international chefs. MGM National Harbor is slated to December 8, 2016.
About Live Nation
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
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