LAS VEGAS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After two years of sell-out crowds and rave reviews, Rod Stewart has announced that he will continue his residency, "Rod Stewart: The Hits." at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas this summer. As the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer wraps his run of February performances this week, eight new concerts have just been added July 20 through August 4 by popular demand.
Tickets will go on-sale beginning Saturday, February 9 at 10:00 AM PST for performances on July: 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31 and August 3, 4.
Tickets may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office by calling 1-888-9-AXSTIX (1-888-929-7849) or online by visiting www.thecolosseum.com or www.axs.com, keyword "Rod Stewart." Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees. Ticket prices are $49/ $69/ $99/ $165/ $250 (all prices include 10% Live Entertainment Tax). For groups of 10 or more, call 1-866-574-3851. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
A high-energy concert celebration, "Rod Stewart: The Hits." features a set list of the iconic rock and R&B favorites that have defined Stewart's unparalleled five-decade long career including "Maggie May," "You Wear it Well," "Hot Legs," "You're in My Heart," "Do You Think I'm Sexy," "Some Guys Have All the Luck," "Young Turks" and "Forever Young." The high-impact show is designed to give audiences that intimate, only in Las Vegas concert experience - with no fan more than 120 feet from the magnificent stage.
With his singular voice, narrative songwriting and passionate live performances, Rod Stewart has built one of the most successful and enduring music careers of all time. In a career spanning more than five decades, he has amassed sales of more than 150 million albums worldwide and has countless chart-topping hits and industry accolades - including 18 Grammy nominations, two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and in 2007, he was bestowed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen of England. In fall 2012, Stewart became a New York Times Bestselling author with the release of his highly-anticipated autobiography and is now completing his first original rock studio album in almost 20 years.
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG's exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
About Caesars Palace
Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace features 3,960 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the brand new Octavius Tower and 181-room Nobu Hotel. The 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay and Guy Savoy, the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, nearly 130,000 square-feet of casino space, a five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis and the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa. The Forum Shops at Caesars showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants and the 4,300-seat Colosseum spotlights world class entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain and Jerry Seinfeld. For more information, please visit www.caesarspalace.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.
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