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Gwen Stefani is the latest Las Vegas headliner with ‘Simply a Girl’ at Zappos Theater

Last year, Gwen Stefani was onstage at T-Mobile Arena to provide long time Vegas headliner Cher with Billboard’s Icon Award. This year, Stefani signs up with the ranks of Las Vegas Strip locals.

The multi-platinum previous frontwoman of rock band No Doubt, three-time Grammy winner and style icon will open her unique headlining residency reveal Gwen Stefani: Just a Girl on June 27 at Zappos Theater at the Planet Hollywood Resort. Tickets ranging from $60 to $226 go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, April 13 at ticketmaster.com/gwen.

Stefani, promoter Live Nation Las Vegas and Caesars Entertainment likewise revealed today a collaboration with Remedy 4 the Children Foundation where one dollar from every ticket sold to the show will be contributed to the local not-for-profit, which works to offer medical assistance and support for children dealing with life-threatening diseases. Cure 4 the Kids is planning to move into a new, state-of-the-art building with more test rooms and enhanced treatment abilities.

Live Country likewise produces other Zappos Theater residency shows from Jennifer Lopez, the Backstreet Boys, Lionel Richie and Pitbull. Lopez, who is currently performing there, will wrap up her very first Las Vegas residency on September 29, and the theater recently retired Britney Spears’ show, too.

Stefani is scheduled to carry out a show developed exclusively for Zappos Theater June 27, 29 and 30; July 3, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20 and 21; and December 27, 29, 30 and 31. She also has February and March dates set up for 2019.

Stefani has offered more than 30 million albums with No Doubt and as a solo artist. Her 2016 album This Is Exactly what the Fact Seems like debuted at No. 1 on the Signboard Top 200 led by No. 1 single “Used to Love You,” which signed up with the ranks of her other solo strikes “Abundant Woman,” “Sweet Escape” and “Hollaback Lady.” She released her very first vacation album You Make It Feel Like Christmas last succumb to a No. 1 launching on the Billboard Vacation Album chart and starred in a Christmas special on NBC.

Planet Hollywood’s Axis becomes Zappos Theater

Jennifer Lopez came back to the Las Vegas Strip recently to resume her “All I Have” headlining residency at the Axis at World Hollywood. When she picks it back up once again on Friday, she’ll be performing in the Zappos Theater.

Zappos.com announced today that it has actually partnered with Caesars Home entertainment, which owns and runs the World Hollywood resort and casino, on a multi-year offer that begins with relabeling the 7,000-seat place, also home to homeowner shows from Lionel Richie, the Backstreet Boys and Pitbull.

The Zappos Theater will continue to be scheduled solely by Live Country Las Vegas.

Caesars and Zappos authorities stated in the declaration today that additional collaborative initiatives will be revealed in the future.

“The next evolutionary step for Zappos is going to be about bringing our service to life in brand-new and speculative ways,” said Zappos’ Tyler Williams. “We want to mix exactly what we understand about service with exactly what Caesars Home entertainment knows about putting on a remarkable show. Zappos Theater will let us create enjoyable, a little weirdness, and an opportunity to wow people through rocking out.”

Tasks of a fun-gineer: Preparing happiness at Zappos


Emily Wilson/ The New York Times Tyler Williams, the head of experiential marketing for Zappos, in Las Vegas, April 27, 2017. Williams ‘task is to develop activities for the online retailer’s 1,500 workers that keeps them smiling– and loyal to the company.

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Tyler Williams, 33, is the head of experiential marketing for Zappos, an online seller based in Las Vegas.

In the language of Zappos, you’re called a fun-gineer. Why?

Our chief of staff collected the title for me. My task is to bring joy and smiles to Zappos’ 1,500 employees. (Without the hyphen, by the method, I ‘d be a professional of fungis.) For example, I built an instant dance celebration in the business lobby. It works like this: When you press a button with a sign under it that states, “Don’t ever press this button,” lights go on and music roars. My position comes within our brand aura department, which resembles other companies’ brand name marketing departments.

Zappos offers shoes and clothes online. How did you get a task there?

In truth, I did not have work experience associated to anything at Zappos. I ‘d been a professional drummer considering that high school, had developed stages and understood audiovisual technology. I had heard it’s much easier to get accepted to Harvard than to obtain a task at Zappos. I took the innovative path and wrote, starred in and produced a video about the company’s 10 core worths. As soon as hired, my very first task was at the client call center.

That does not sound like an excellent fit for an imaginative type like you. Was it?

Not precisely. But the task I made an application for was filled internally. That made me admire the company for its stability to promote from within. Everybody– even our CEO, Tony Hsieh– has actually worked the customer care lines. After six months, I ended up being a new-employee fitness instructor.

How did that eventually progress into your present position?

Due to the fact that I came in handy with building things, I became known for establishing and executing fun ideas. The turning point was when Tony was preparing to offer a speech for Amazon in his apartment. He had to reveal the video in 3 spaces simultaneously. I understood ways to do that. That’s when a light went on in Jamie Naughton’s head. She’s our chief of staff, and suggested I write my own job description. Jamie began calling me a fun-gineer, and it stuck.

Do you miss out on playing drums?

I handled to develop a musical chance for myself and the numerous other musicians working at Zappos. We established a music stage in the trailer park where a great deal of staff members, including Tony, live. Once a month, artists appear to jam. We call it Outdoors. I don’t miss the life of an artist on the roadway at all, so this is a terrific compromise.

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