Rick Springfield to Rock New Residency at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
October 31, 2022
LAS VEGAS – Oct. 31, 2022 – The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod and SPI Entertainment will welcome a rockin’ weekend on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25 with GRAMMY award-winning artist, Rick Springfield, to kick off his Las Vegas residency. Tickets will be available at 10 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 3 for the general public, with early releases for Springfield’s fan club and members of True Rewards, The STRAT’s free loyalty program. Subsequent show dates to be announced at a later date.
"With top hits spanning across multiple decades, Rick Springfield delivers an unforgettable, electrifying performance and his loyal fans and fans of rock and roll will travel far and wide to see him perform live,” said Adam Steck of SPI Entertainment. “Both shows will focus on Rick’s anthemic hits and deep cuts, and we can’t wait for him to rock The STRAT!”
Recognized globally for his pop and rock style, Springfield will perform back-to-back hits such as the number one Billboard Hot 100 smash hit, “Jessie’s Girl” and other classics such as “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “Love Somebody, “State of the Heart” and more.
Show times will be at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets will be priced starting at $75 and will be available to members of the Rick Springfield fan club at 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Nov. 1 and to members of True Rewards at 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Tickets will be released to the general public at 10 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 3 and available for purchase here.
“We’re excited to have created a home at The STRAT for iconic rock performers,” said Brad Goldberg, chief marketing officer of Golden Entertainment. “Rick’s shows will be a rockin’ party, and we know this will be an unforgettable experience for his fans.”
Accommodating up to 900 guests, The STRAT Theater includes a party pit directly in front of the stage, making it one of the most intimate showrooms in Las Vegas. Prior to Springfield’s shows, the Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar and epic rock band, Cheap Trick, have most recently taken the iconic stage.
VIP packages for once-in-a-lifetime experiences will also be available. More information about the show is available at TheSTRAT.com.
About Rick Springfield:
Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, a Grammy winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” "I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” He’s an accomplished actor who has starred opposite Meryl Streep in the feature film “Ricki and the Flash,” gave a chameleonic performance as the creepy Dr. Irving Pitlor in HBO’s prestige drama “True Detective,” earned great reviews for his portrayal of Lucifer on the CW hit “Supernatural” and most recently played the insane Pastor Charles on FX’s worldwide hit series “American Horror Story.” An author as well, both his candid 2010 memoir Late, Late at Night (which Rolling Stone named one of the 25 greatest rock memoirs of all time) and his 2014 comedic novel Magnificent Vibration earned rave reviews and spots on the New York Times Best Sellers’ list. In 2014, Springfield was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, located around the corner from the first apartment he lived in when he first arrived in the U.S. from Australia in 1971. His latest album “Orchestrating My Life" was released in April 2019 to wide acclaim.
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 in Las Vegas and beyond. SPI Entertainment is behind dozens of sold-out and critically acclaimed shows such as Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Round 2 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
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; ROUGE, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive, sensual experience; 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 16,700 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns 10 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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