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Entertainers Think of Dragons at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
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Stevie Wonder at MGM Grand
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Duran Duran at The Joint in the Acid rock Hotel
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In keeping with its tradition of throwing a broad web over its music programs, Life Is Beautiful has announced its lineup of acts for this fall’s celebration.
The names recognize to anybody who has actually traversed this column’s footprint over the past couple of weeks: Stevie Marvel, Duran Duran, and Imagine Dragons are all booked to play, confirming earlier reports, as is hip-hop star Kendrick Lamar.
More than 70 acts of differing genres and accomplishment are to carry out at the event, which returns to downtown Las Vegas from Sept. 25-27 for its 3rd year.
Wonder might be the most prominent artist to ever play the festival, with more than 100 million singles and cds in a career covering 55 years. His 25 Grammy Awards are the most ever for a male solo artist.
Marvel has actually headlined Las Vegas of late. He played a sold-out show at MGM Grand Garden Arena in November as part of a world tour during which he carried out “Tunes in the Secret of Life” in its entirety.
Picture Dragons is a return act to LIB, having actually played the inaugural program in 2013, the band’s most recent ticketed performance. They most just recently played an invite-only show at Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel in February and were showcased in a performance of the single “Shots” at Sixth and Fremont streets for a live Target commercial throughout this year’s Grammy Awards telecast, likewise in February.
A video and hit-making sensation throughout the 1980s (the band performed at “Live Aid” in 1985, among it many major live looks), Duran Duran was last onstage in Las Vegas at the Joint in the Acid rock Hotel in September 2011.
Life Is Lovely once again is attracting multiple stages, 4 in all, to display its music lineup. Still to be announced are information for its learning, culinary and art programs. Tickets are $235 ahead of time for basic admission; $595 for a three-day pass. Tickets and the full lineup are at LifeIsBeautiful.com.
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