Due To Overwhelming Fan Demand Sammy Hagar Is Returning To The STRAT
April 4, 2022
LAS VEGAS – April 4, 2022 – Due to overwhelming demand from the Redheads, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar is bringing the party back to Vegas this summer with two additional shows added on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2, to his sold-out Las Vegas Strip residency, “Sammy Hagar & Friends,” at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. Hagar will be joined by his classic band, The Wabos – featuring guitar virtuoso Vic Johnson, drummer David Lauser and bassist Mona Gnader, and promises to lean heavy on the Red Rocker’s early catalog of hits. Tickets will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. PT on Thursday, April 7, following pre-sales to members of Hagar’s Redhead fan club and True Rewards, The STRAT’s loyalty program. Tickets and show information are available here.
Presented by his award-winning portfolio of spirits, Santo Tequila, Beach Bar Rum, and Sammy’s Beach Bar Cocktail Co., "Sammy Hagar & Friends” has sold out performances since the show debuted this fall. Hagar brings the party vibe of his legendary birthday bashes in Cabo San Lucas to the intimate 900-seat capacity STRAT Theater. True to his residency’s name, Sammy’s concerts have featured an incredible ensemble of his friends joining him on stage for surprise performances. During his latest run of concerts, Sammy welcomed singer and songwriter, Gavin DeGraw; the legendary Bob Weir of Grateful Dead; Grammy Award winner Rick Springfield; famed New Orleans trombonist, Trombone Shorty; iconic guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, Lita Ford; and Stephen Pearcy from the rock band, RATT.
Sammy Hagar & Friends celebrates more than four decades of music spanning his solo career, Montrose, Van Halen, Chickenfoot and The Circle. The setlists will include some of Hagar’s most iconic rock anthems like, “I Can’t Drive 55,” “There's Only One Way To Rock,” “Right Now,” “Heavy Metal,” “Your Love is Driving Me Crazy,” “Mas Tequila,” “Why Can’t This Be Love,” and many more.
Tickets will go on sale to members of Sammy’s Redhead Fan Club, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 5 and to True Rewards members, Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6. Tickets for the general public will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 7.
“Party Pit” General Admission section ticket prices begin at $100, plus applicable tax and fees. All tickets and packages can be purchased online at http://tickets.thestrat.com/SammyHagar. All shows begin at 9 p.m., with doors opening at 8 p.m. Purchases will be limited to six tickets per transaction. More information about the show is available at TheSTRAT.com and Sammy Hagar’s website RedRocker.com. Golden Entertainment’s loyalty program, True Rewards, is free to join at https://www.truerewards.com/.
Sammy Hagar & Friends is produced by industry leader, SPI Entertainment, Golden Entertainment, and Hagar’s manager, Tom Consolo, of TC Management.
About Sammy Hagar:
For more than four decades, Sammy Hagar has been recognized as one of the best and most accomplished lead singers and songwriters in rock music. From breaking into the industry with the seminal hard rock band Montrose, to his multi-platinum solo career, to his ride as the frontman of Van Halen, Chickenfoot and his latest best-selling supergroup The Circle, Hagar has amassed 25 Platinum albums on sales surpassing 50 million worldwide. Along his journey, he has set the tone for some of the greatest rock anthems ever written with songs like "I Can't Drive 55," "Right Now," and "Why Can't This Be Love" and earned the highest respect of the music industry with a Grammy Award and induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Since launching his flagship Cabo Wabo Cantina, he’s turned a lifelong passion for great food, music and spirits into a thriving and iconic lifestyle brand. Hagar’s award-winning portfolio of spirits includes Santo Tequila and Mezquila, a partnership with Guy Fieri; Beach Bar Rum, a premium line of Puerto Rico-made rum with partner Rick Springfield; and Sammy’s Beach Bar Cocktail Co., his new top-shelf sparkling rum cocktails in a can.
About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment, helmed by award-winning Producer and Founder Adam Steck and Senior Vice President Alex Schechter, is a leading Theatrical Production Company with several buzzed-about resident shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and several shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class celebrities, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer and Theater Operator in Las Vegas and beyond. In addition to SPI Entertainment producing dozens of sold-out and critically acclaimed shows, SPI Entertainment manages and operates the Strat Theater inside the Strat Hotel and Casino and Thunderland Showroom inside the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. Such SPI Entertainment produced shows have been Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth at MGM Grand, Boyz II Men at The Mirage, Australia’s Human Nature Sings Motown & More at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, and The Australian Bee Gees Show at Excalibur Hotel & Casino. SPI's biggest hit, Australia's Thunder from Down Under at Excalibur Hotel & Casino is one of the longest-running productions in the history of Las Vegas and highest-grossing male revue in the world, with over 1,000 shows a year throughout the United States and beyond.
About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including: Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, WET24, located on the rooftop of the 24th floor, open seasonally; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café. A variety of shows and entertainment include “Banachek’s Mind Games Live,” a mentalist act; Xavier Mortimer: The Dream Maker, an illusionist show; iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,000 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns ten casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
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