House of Blues Welcomes Joe Walsh

Shows run select dates Jan. 11 – 21, 2017

 HOUSE OF BLUES WELCOMES:
 
JOE WALSH 
 
A SERIES OF INTIMATE SHOWS AT HOUSE OF BLUES LAS VEGAS
 
Shows run select dates Jan. 11 – 21, 2017
 
WHAT:
Best known for his powerful guitar licks the legendary Joe Walsh maintains a legion of fans around the world with huge success over the past four decades as a bona fide solo artist, and as a member of the Eagles and James Gang. The multi-GRAMMY Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee hits include “Funk #49,” “Walk Away,” “Life’s Been Good,” “Rocky Mountain Way,” “Life in the Fast Lane” “In The City,” “Ordinary Average Guy” and “Analog Man,” just to name a few.
 
On his most recent solo ‘Walsh Toor,’  Walsh has said his current band is “the best band I’ve played with in a long time” and he is clearly at the top of his game, his playing is transcendent and he is more comfortable than ever as a performer.  Walsh’s shows spotlight songs from throughout his career and pack in his hits alongside fan favorites like “Turn To Stone,” “Mothers Says,” and “The Bomber.” A recent review in the Charleston Gazette Mail touted, “…what a privilege it is to see a rock and roll great like Joe Walsh in such an intimate setting….a well spent and memorable evening.” and Nepa Scene raved, “Joe Walsh jokes and shreds – there is always a good bit of comedy at a Joe Walsh concert but don’t let that fool you – when it comes to playing guitar, he’s dead serious and he’s a monster.” This will be a show Las Vegas fans won’t want to miss.
 
WHEN:
Jan. 11, 13-14, 18, 20-21, 2017
Doors: 7 p.m.
Show: 8 p.m.
18+
 
TICKETS:
Tickets for Joe Walsh start at $99.50, plus applicable fees, and go on sale Friday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. Follow House of Blues Las Vegas on Twitter for presale information @HOBLasVegas. Tickets are available by visiting HouseofBlues.com, MandalayBay.com, Ticketmaster.com or by calling 702-632-7600. As the official presale credit card for An Evening with Joe Walsh at House of Blues Las Vegas, Citi® card members will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, Nov. 17 at 10 p.m. For complete details, please visit www.CitiPrivatePass.com.
 
WHERE:
House of Blues Las Vegas
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89119
 
About Joe Walsh:
Best known for his powerful guitar licks, multi-GRAMMY award winning singer, songwriter and producer Joe Walsh has entertained the masses and captivated his peers for more than four decades with such classics as “Funk #49,” “Walk Away,” “Life’s Been Good,” “Rocky Mountain Way,” “Life in the Fast Lane,” and “Ordinary Average Guy.” In 1969, Walsh found success with The James Gang, followed by a stint with Barnstorm, a trio he founded. In 1973, Walsh released his first solo album, which proved him a legitimate solo act with a limitless career on the horizon. By 1975 he joined The Eagles, bringing a harder rock sound to the group with the acclaimed and more than 50 million selling hit Hotel California, The Long Run and Eagles Live.
 
In 1994, after a 14-year hiatus and several solo albums, The Eagles released Hell Freezes Over, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts and sparked one of the most successful tours in music history. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, the first year they were nominated. In 2001, Joe received an Honorary Doctorate from Kent State University and in 2012 the Berklee School of Music gave each of the Eagles Honorary Doctors of Music degrees. Walsh performed at the 2012 GRAMMY Awards with Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, and Dave Grohl, and at the 2012 MusiCares event honoring Paul McCartney. That June he released Analog Man, his first solo album in 20 years, performing solo shows around the world to support it throughout that year. In 2013, the award winning “The History of The Eagles” showcased at Sundance, the two part authorized documentary, and in February it aired on Showtime. In conjunction with the April release onto DVD, the Eagles began their extensive The History of The Eagles World Tour. On February 9, 2014, Walsh was featured in several songs on the CBS Special “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles.”
 
In 2014 Walsh played select solo shows as well as with the Eagles on The History of The Eagles World Tour, which continued through July of 2015. In fall 2015, Walsh launched his solo Walsh Toor 2015, and on October 4, 2015 he performed at the UNITE to Face Addiction rally in Washington DC, headlining with friends including Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow, and Jason Isbell.  2016 saw Walsh on the road, including a co-headline arena tour with Bad Company as well as solo Walsh Toor dates.  In August 2016 “Citizen Soldier,” was released - a documentary about an Oklahoma National Guard deployed to Afghanistan - to which Walsh wrote original music, and marked the launch of a charity he co-founded, VETS AID. Recently, Walsh performed with Vince Gill, James Taylor, Chris Stapleton, and Kacey Musgraves for All For The Hall. October saw Walsh as Grand Marshall for the NASCAR “Citizen Soldier 400” race at Dover Downs.  December 2016 will see Walsh become a Kennedy Center Honor recipient as a member of the Eagles.   
 
About House Of Blues:
Founded in 1992, the 11 House of Blues are located throughout the United States and form the country’s pre-eminent group of intimate music venues. Each features state-of-the-art sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom designed environments aimed to bring fans as close as possible to the artists. Every location’s restaurant and bar is adorned with signature original folk-art – part of the world’s largest collection – combined with the House of Blues legendary hospitality and tantalizing cuisine.
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For media information about House of Blues Las Vegas:
Alissa Kelly
PR Plus
702-696-1999
alissa@prpluslv.com
 
For media information about Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino:
Lisa Campos
MGM Resorts International Public Relations                          
702-692-6700
lcampos@mgmresorts.com

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