LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will welcome legendary DJ and producer Tiesto to an exclusive 20-month residency. The music icon is set to debut his "Club Life" residency and perform more than 40 dates at the new venue. Additionally, Tiesto will bring "Club Life" to WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool, creating a daytime experience for fans where they can see the iconic DJ perform more than 20 dates. Both dedicated residencies represent Tiesto's largest commitment in Las Vegas to date. The five-level restaurant and nightlife experience is scheduled to open its doors in April with a specific date forthcoming.
"I am delighted to partner with Hakkasan, WET REPUBLIC, MGM Grand and Angel Management Group and to begin my new residency at such an ambitious and concept-driven venue," said Tiesto. "MGM Grand is the new destination for electronic dance music and I'm excited to be part of this thrilling time."
Neil Moffitt, CEO of Angel Management Group, added, "The sheer excitement that will be generated by the news of Tiesto's new home in Las Vegas combined with the level of excellence of these ventures is certain to result in an amazing spectacle for Tiesto fans."
Tiesto will captivate revelers with his unique and energetic sound within Hakkasan Las Vegas' many areas designed for indulgence and celebration. He has received numerous honors during his prolific music career including a GRAMMY Award-nomination, several MTV Awards, a performance at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to an audience of billions and even a wax statue of his likeness at Madame Tussauds. With more than 13 million Facebook friends, more than 1.5 million Twitter followers, more than 350 million YouTube views, his own Sirius XM channel, a globally syndicated "Club Life" radio show and his "Club Life" iTunes artist podcast (No. 1 music podcast globally), Tiesto is a universal phenomenon. Voted "The Greatest DJ of All Time" by Mixmag in 2011, Tiesto has worked with superstars including Kanye West, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Goldfrapp, among others.
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, Wolfgang Puck's Bar & Grill and AAA Five Diamond and Michelin three star restaurant, Joel Robuchon; world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena; the astonishing KA by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett's Comedy Club; Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new fine dining/nightlife concept (April 2013); a pampering spa and salon; and an elaborate 380,000-square-foot, non-smoking conference center. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).
Tiesto has transcended musical genres to create a global "Tiesto" brand. His achievements include a GRAMMY nomination, numerous MTV Awards, performing at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Athens Olympic Games to an audience of billions, and even a wax statue at Madame Tussauds. With more than 13 million friends on Facebook, 1.5+ million followers on Twitter, more than 350 million hits on YouTube, a globally syndicated Club Life Radio Show and his Club Life Podcast (No. 1 music podcast on iTunes globally), not to mention having played to millions live around the world, Tiesto has truly become a universal phenomenon. Tiesto has worked with superstars such as Kanye West, Coldplay, Gotye, Katy Perry, Nelly Furtado, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Goldfrapp and many more. In 2012 Tiesto achieved new heights in his stellar career - launching his very own Club Life Radio Channel on Sirius XM, releasing his AKG by Tiesto headphone range, a fashion line with Guess and an iPhone app, along with his hugely successful album entitled Club Life - Volume Two Miami.
SOURCE Angel Management Group