Comedy and Entertainment Reigns Supreme at Riviera Hotel & Casino

RivieraBy: Preferred Public Relations Press Release

Icons of Comedy Series and Andrew Dice Clay Headline Stellar 2012

LAS VEGAS – Jan. 19, 2012 – The Riviera Hotel & Casino is quickly becoming the preeminent stop for all things comedy in Las Vegas as legendary comics are taking the stage throughout the year. The Icons of Comedy Series and Andrew Dice Clay bring comedic star power to the Riviera, making the property the place to be on a nightly basis.      
 
Additionally, the Riviera continues to feature talented comedians inside the iconic Riviera Comedy Club and will be the new home for Jonathan Clark, the only resident impressionist from Britain in Las Vegas. Clark and his band take guests on a wonderfully entertaining ride of music, impressions and comedy Thursdays-Sundays at 9 p.m. inside the Starlite Theatre. A true triple threat, Jonathan Clark – A Lasting Impression – delivers modern and iconic voices to suit all generations from Cold Play to Dave Matthews, Family Guy to Larry the Cable Guy, Frank Sinatra to Tony Bennett, Springsteen to Sting, Garth Brooks to Maroon 5 and more.
 
“We are continually looking for great entertainment to showcase at the Riviera and we are thrilled that some of the funniest and most talented people on the comedy circuit will be performing here in 2012,” says Andy Choy, president and CEO of Riviera Hotel & Casino. “When you add this new comedic lineup to the best gaming odds on the Strip, great food, and our already established shows; Confessions of a Rock Star starring Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens and the legendary Crazy Girls, we are certain visitors to our property will have a fantastic time.”
 
The Icons of Comedy Series
produced by Mike Tricarichi – has been delivering some of the best comedic talent to Las Vegas over the last year.  And now the Riviera is proud to bring the Icons of Comedy Series to the Starlite Theater.   The lineup for the first half of 2012*features:

  • Hal Sparks – Jan. 26-29 and Feb. 16-19.
  • Elayne Boosler – Feb. 23-26.
  • Amy Schumer – Mar. 2-4, April 6-8, May 11-13 and June 22-24.
  • Gilbert Gottfried – Mar. 28-April 1, April 25-29, May 30-June 3 and June 27-July 1.


*Lineup subject to change based on availability.

Each Icons of Comedy Series performance begins at 10:30 p.m. inside The Starlite Theatre. Prices start at $29.99 for Hal Sparks, Elayne Boosler and Amy Schumer. Packages for Gilbert Gottfried begin at $39.99.  
 
The “Heavyweight King of Comedy,” Andrew Dice Clay, returns to the Riviera for two weeks per month throughout the year. On the heels of a successful limited engagement in 2011, Dice Clay joins the Icons of Comedy in the Starlite Theatre. The most controversial comedian of all time takes the stage on the following dates*:


o   Jan. 12-15 and 19-22

o   Feb. 2-5 and 9-12

o   Mar. 8-11 and 15-18

Jonathan Clark – A Lasting Impression takes the stage at 9 p.m. Thursday – Sunday night and ticket prices are $29.99 for General Admission, $39.99 for Preferred Seating and VIP tickets are $49.99. All rates are plus applicable taxes and fees.
 
The iconic Riviera Comedy Club provides nightly laughs beginning at 9 p.m. The lineup changes weekly and is available at RivieraHotel.com.
 
Tickets for all Riviera comedy events can be purchased in advance by visiting RivieraHotel.com, through Ticketmaster at TicketMaster.com or by calling the box office at 702-794-9433.

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Free
Open-­‐to-­‐the-­‐Public
Concerts
for
Fans
To
Take
Place
for
the
6th
Consecutive
Year
Are
The
Most-­‐Attended
Events
on
Fremont
Street
Experience
Encino,
CA
(January
19,
2012)

The
Academy
of
Country
Music
and
the
Las
Vegas
Convention
and
Visitors
Authority
(LVCVA)
announced
today
that
country
music
superstars
Luke
Bryan
and
Eric
Church
will
be
the
headlining
performers
for
ACM
Weekend
on
Fremont
Street
Experience,
to
be
held
on
consecutive
nights,
March
30-­‐31,
2012
in
Las
Vegas.
Bryan
will
headline
on
Friday
night,
March
30th
and
Church
will
headline
on
Saturday,
March
31st
These
concerts
take
place
in
conjunction
with
The
Week
Vegas
Goes
Country®,
the
week
of
the
47th
ANNUAL
ACADEMY
OF
COUNTRY
MUSIC
AWARDS,
honoring
country
music’s
top
talent
and
the
industry’s
hottest
emerging
talent,
to
be
broadcast
LIVE
from
the
MGM
Grand
Garden
Arena
in
Las
Vegas
Sunday,
April
1st,
2012
at
8:00
PM
live
ET/delayed
PT
on
the
CBS
Television
Network.
For
the
sixth
year
in
a
row,
the
Academy
of
Country
Music
presents
free
and
open-­‐to-­‐the-­‐public
concerts
starting
at
6:30pm
on
two
stages
in
downtown
Las
Vegas
at
Fremont
Street
Experience.
The
weekend-­‐
long
party
leading
up
to
the
47th
Annual
Academy
of
Country
Music
Awards
is
sponsored
by
the
Las
Vegas
Convention
and
Visitors
Authority
and
features
headlining
performers
and
emerging
artists.
Specific
show
times,
additional
performers
and
stage
locations
are
to
be
announced
soon.
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