Fremont Street Experience Turns It Up “One Louder” with Free Downtown Rocks Concert Series
Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, invites guests to turn it up "One Louder" and celebrate the return of Downtown Rocks with a powerhouse lineup featuring a diverse range of chart-topping talent from around the world. Music fans of all ages can rock out under the iconic Viva Vision canopy during the free concert series which kicks off on Friday, May 24 with American rock band, Good Charlotte and continues with full-length performances by some of music's most sought-after acts including Cheap Trick, Nelly, Sugar Ray, Buckcherry and more.
"Fremont Street Experience is one of Las Vegas' most invigorating live entertainment venues and this year we'll be turning it up a notch during Downtown Rocks," said Patrick Hughes, President and Chief Executive Officer for Fremont Street Experience. "We're always looking for new ways to provide the ultimate guest experience and are thrilled to be kicking off the amplified summer concert series with such an incredible lineup."
Downtown Rocks will continue throughout the summer with additional dates and talent to be announced at a later time. Upcoming shows include:
- May 24 - Good Charlotte
- June 15 - Nelly
- June 29 - Sugar Ray
- July 20 - Fuel, Toadies and Sponge
- July 27 - Pop 2000 Tour hosted by Lance Bass with O-Town, Aaron Carter, Ryan Cabrera and Tyler Hilton
- Aug. 17 - Buckcherry
- Aug. 24 - Cheap Trick
- Aug. 30 - The Wallflowers
- Sept. 28 - Smash Mouth
- Oct. 19 - Muddfest featuring Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Trapt, Saving Abel and Tantric
Fremont Street Experience, a six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is home to the original Las Vegas Strip and features an open-air promenade of world-class gaming, dining, entertainment and shopping. Fremont Street Experience offers free live entertainment on three stages and features Viva Vision, the world's largest single video screen - 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. The one-of-a-kind venue is also home to SlotZilla, the world's most successful zipline attraction featuring an 850-foot Zipline and 1,750-foot Zoomline, which launches riders from a 12-story slot-machine-themed platform to fly under the iconic Viva Vision canopy. The destination also houses the newest zombie-themed attraction in Downtown Las Vegas, "Fear the Walking Dead Survival," a thrilling walk-through experience, inspired by AMC's hit tv series "Fear the Walking Dead™." With direct pedestrian access to eight of Fremont Street's world-renowned casino hotels, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 24 million annual visitors. For more information about Fremont Street Experience, please visit www.vegasexperience.com.
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