PRINCE w/ 3RDEYEGIRL

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FRIDAY, APRIL 26 & SATURDAY, APRIL 27 AT 8:00 PM & 11:30PM
Tickets on-sale now!

Tweet it: Music icon @Prince_Live takes over @TheJointLV @HardRockHotelLV at 8pm & 11:30pm on Fri April 26 & Sat April 27! Tickets on sale now!

Las Vegas, NV (March 22, 2012)–PRINCE, seven-time Grammy Award winner and Multi-Platinum artist, announced today that he will be embarking on a nine-city West Coast U.S. tour this Spring.  The tour will introduce to PRINCE’s fans his new, all-female backing band, 3RDEYEGIRL, featuring guitarist Donna Grantis, bass guitarist Ida Nielsen and drummer Hannah Ford.   PRINCE and 3RDEYEGIRL will make a stop at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for four shows on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27. Tickets are on sale now.

3RDEYEGIRL recently made their national television debut on NBC’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” in which PRINCE and the band performed his newly released song “Screwdriver” and classic tune “Bambi.”  New music from PRINCE is available exclusively at 3RDEYEGIRL.com, including “Screwdriver,” “Breakfast Can Wait” and “RNR Remix 7,” and more.

PRINCE has been named the #1 guitarist of all-time on Earth-Audio.Tutsplus.com;  and 3RDEYEGIRL is already turning critics’ heads.  Says TheStar.com:  “Prince has a new backup band, 3rdEyeGirl, that’s talented, tight and together as they come.”  Says Sticky Magazine of guitarist Donna Grantis: “the full impact of Grantis is her live performance:  the interaction with other musicians onstage, the improvisational wizardry and the sheer passion that can be felt.”   Adds Abstract Logix:  Grantis alternately echoes whisper-to-a-scream blues snippets of Hendrix, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton, before exploring feels from metal to jazz.”  TheCurrent.Org raves about Ida Nielsen (deemed by Bass Player.com as “Prince’s Funk Princess”) and drummer Hannah Ford stating:  “Nielsen and Ford prove to be a powerhouse rhythm section.”  GuitarCenter.com echoes of Ford:  “From the moment the show opens until it closes, you will feel the excitement and power of Hannah’s assault on her drum kit.”

Tickets, starting at $55 (plus applicable service fees), are on sale now at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.

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About The Joint
The Joint is a 4,000-person capacity venue that serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination.  The Joint features seven Luxury Suites, a VIP Studio Level, state-of-the-art sound system, superior video system and a production package tailor-made for artist comfort.  It has received numerous accolades including “Best Concert Venue” in Las Vegas Review – Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards 2010 – 2012, “Best Music Venue” in 2012 Las Vegas Weekly Awards, “No. 1 Hottest Club in America” award by Billboard Magazine in 2011, “Best Live Music Venue in Las Vegas” by MetroWize.com in 2011, “Best New Major Concert Venue” at the 2010 Pollstar Awards, and “Best Live Music Venue” in AOL City’s Best 2010 awards.  The Joint delivers unforgettable live music experiences with performances by both legendary and ground-breaking artists including Paul McCartney, The Killers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Arcade Fire, Avenged Sevenfold, Rise Against, Paramore, Muse, Drake and No Doubt. The venue created the successful concept of rock ‘n’ roll residencies with Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits, Mötley Crüe in Sin City, Guns N’ Roses Appetite for Democracy and Def Leppard VIVA Hysteria! as well as Tiësto In Concert, featuring the world’s No. 1 electronic DJ and producer Tiësto. For additional information, visit www.thejointlasvegas.com or call 702.693.5583 or 702.693.5000.

 

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