The Las Vegas Hilton has signed Barry Manilow to a long-term engagement
through 2005 and beyond, it was announced today by Las Vegas Hilton
executives. The superstar begins the first part of his engagement on
February 23, 2005, with tickets going on sale Saturday, December 18, 2004
at 10:00 a.m. PST. “This agreement with Barry Manilow, a superstar with worldwide appeal,
helps extend and solidify the Las Vegas Hilton brand and the Resorts
International brand overall,” said Rudy Prieto, CEO and general manager of
the Las Vegas Hilton. “The Las Vegas Hilton, in signing this long-term
agreement, is recapturing its entertainment glory with one of the most
popular singers of our time.” The formal announcement of the agreement was
made today at a news conference at the property featuring Manilow.
Barry Manilow will debut his show “Manilow: Music and Passion” to the
public on February 24, 2005, exclusively at the Las Vegas Hilton. After
more than three decades of performing and a career that has produced more
than 50 albums, Manilow has signed on to perform for crowds with 5 shows a
week for 24 weeks throughout 2005 and into 2006.
Manilow just completed his final road tour “One Night Live! One Last
Time!”, selling out venues in 22 cities in which he performed for 250,000
fans and promoted his latest album “SCORES - Songs from Copacabana and
Harmony.” Said Manilow, “I’ve spent the last three months telling
audiences that since I wouldn’t be touring again, the only way to see me
is if you come to my home! Well, I’ve got a new home…The Las Vegas
Hilton! Las Vegas is now the home to a large number of talented performers
and I feel lucky to be jjoining the group.
The Las Vegas Hilton ranks among the world’s most famous and popular
resort destinations, located blocks from the Las Vegas Strip and adjacent
to the Las Vegas Convention Center, offering 3,000 luxurious rooms and
suites situated on 59 acres. The property is one of the largest hotels in
the world and features top-name entertainment, 15 distinctive restaurants,
a full-service health club and spa, Star Trek: The Experience(R) and much
Manilow will perform Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 9 p.m.PST and
7:30p.m.PST and 10:00 p.m.PST on Saturday in the legendary Hilton Theater
beginning February 23, 2005. Tickets are US$145 (plus tax and service
charge); US$115 (plus tax and service charge) and US$85 (plus tax and
service charge) and can be purchased at the Las Vegas Hilton box office.
Visit www.lvhilton.com or phone +1-702-732-5755 or +1-800-222-5361.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m.PST.