The Holidays as You’ve Never Experienced Before
“Mannheim Steamroller Christmas – Vegas by Chip Davis”
An Exclusive, New Holiday Spectacular Debuts at The Palazzo Las Vegas
Grammy Award® winning composer/musician, Chip Davis, brings his holiday production, “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas – Vegas by Chip Davis,” to The Palazzo Theater at The Palazzo Las Vegas for a six week exclusive run beginning November 20, 2012. The special engagement is a featured element of Winter In Venice™, the signature holiday celebration of The Palazzo and The Venetian Las Vegas.
Recognized as one of the nation’s “Top 20 Concert Tours” by Pollstar in 2011, Mannheim Steamroller by Chip Davis with the help of MagicSpace Entertainment has turned their recognizable holiday music into a headlining show featuring the favorite Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller. Now in their 27th season of annual holiday tours, Davis is taking his production to new heights with a brand new Vegas edition of the already spectacular show.
The group’s renowned program of signature Christmas classics along with state-of-the-art multimedia effects is being expanded specifically for Mannheim’s first ever run in Las Vegas. Davis and his “technical wizards” are currently in show development, adding choreography, arial and other new elements that will create an unforgettable holiday experience.
Known for revolutionizing the sounds of Christmas, Davis has catapulted over the last three decades into becoming the number one Christmas music artist in the world. His combination of classical compositions and rock rhythms has transformed the holiday music season into the celebrated industry it is today. Since the release of his first Christmas album in 1984, he has continued to combine the group’s signature mix of Renaissance instruments with rock & roll beats.
“Mannheim Steamroller Christmas – Vegas by Chip Davis,” performs at The Palazzo Las Vegas on Tuesday, November 20 – Sunday, December 30. Ticket prices range from $64 (plus tax) to $124 (plus tax). Tickets are available by calling The Palazzo Box Office at (866) 641-7469 or (702) 414-9000, or online at Palazzo.com. For groups of 10 or more, please call (866) 633-0195 or (702) 853-5950.
Winter in Venice at The Venetian and The Palazzo will run Nov. 18, 2012 through Jan. 6, 2013. The annual event features whimsical holiday elements including a skating rink above The Venetian’s picturesque outdoor Grand Canal, and an awe-inspiring 65-foot LED holiday tree in front of the Doge’s Palace.
Throughout the celebration, guests will enjoy the finest holiday touches including warm apple cider upon arrival, a holiday parade of themed characters, strolling carolers and even gondoliers singing holiday classics as they set the mood for the season.
For more information on Winter in Venice or these exclusive suite packages, please visit venetian.com or palazzo.com.
About MagicSpace Entertainment
MagicSpace Entertainment is headed by Lee D. Marshall, Joe Marsh, John Ballard, Steve Boulay and Bruce Granath and has been producing and presenting national tours, Broadway shows and concerts worldwide for over 30 years. Consistently one of the top 10 promoters in North America, MagicSpace Entertainment typically produces and presents more than 250 events in 75 cities per year. Credits include Broadway shows including Donny & Marie – A Broadway Christmas, Hello Dolly! starring Carol Channing; The Who’s Tommy, American Idiot and RAIN – A Tribute To The Beatles On Broadway. National tour credits include Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage in Mythbusters – Behind The Myths, The Christmas Music of Mannheim Steamroller by Chip Davis, Donny & Marie Christmas, RAIN – A Tribute To The Beatles, David Copperfield, The 101 Dalmatians Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar, A Chorus Line and concert tours by Janet Jackson, Cher, Fleetwood Mac to name just a few. Special tours and events produced or presented on the road include Tutankhamaun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibition, Titanic: The Exhibition and Diana – A Celebration. MagicSpace Entertainment has offices in Park City and Salt Lake City, UT. www.magicspace.net
ABOUT MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER
Composer and creator Chip Davis started Mannheim Steamroller more than 30 years ago with his Grammy Award-winning Fresh Aire series. Today, with 19 gold, 8 multi-platinum and 4 platinum certified records, Davis is among an elite group of artists — including U2, Jay-Z, The Beach Boys and Michael Jackson – holding the most certifications of such albums.
In 1984 Davis decided to record an album of Christmas music. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas was a runaway hit and Davis is credited with establishing today’s huge holiday music industry.
From founding his own record label American Gramaphone, which has been ranked by Billboard as the #1 independent label, to creating the Mannheim Steamroller “lifestyle” of food, apparel and other products, Davis is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the music industry.
His latest achievement is creating a cutting edge psychoacoustic technology that is being used in major medical institutions such as Mayo Clinic and is also being studied by NASA for potential use in space. For more information please log on to www.mannheimsteamroller.com.
ABOUT BASE ENTERTAINMENT
BASE develops, produces and manages intellectual properties generated for live entertainment stages in North America, Asia and Brazil. BASE’s current production activity in Las Vegas includes the following: Peepshow starting Holly Madison at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular at The Venetian, Jersey Boys at The Paris, Absinthe at Caesars Palace and Defending the Caveman at Harrah’s. In addition, BASE operates the Showroom and PH Live at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. At Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, BASE programs both the Grand Theater, previously home to both The Lion King and Wicked, and the Sands Theater. In Brazil, BASE, in partnership with Geo Eventos, opened Priscilla Queen of the Desert in Sao Paulo in March 2012. Recently opened at Discovery Times Square in New York City, Spy: The Secret World of Espionage represents the premiere museum quality exhibition developed and presented by BASE. In 2013, BASE will premiere Barry Levinson and Sheryl Crow’s new musical Diner on Broadway. BASE Entertainment’s headquarters are in New York, and its founders include industry veterans Brian Becker and Scott Zeiger. For more information please visit www.BASEentertainment.com.
About The Palazzo Las Vegas®
With more than 3,000 expansive suites, luxury shopping ,world-class dining and entertainment, the $1.9 billion, Silver LEED®(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to new heights. Ranked first among Las Vegas Hotels in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards 2010,” the AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning property is highlighted by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. The Shoppes at The Palazzo feature more than 60 luxury boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and couture brands making their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo, including Chloé, Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Van Cleef & Arpels, Catherine Malandrino and Anya Hindmarch. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the 8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include the chic dining and nightlife hotspot, LAVO; the world’s largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub; the ultimate sports bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse’s Stadium; and Prestige at The Palazzo – an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated traveler an elevated level of services and amenities including private champagne check in, packing and unpacking services, exclusive bath and pillow menus, complimentary cocktail reception and more. For additional information, visit The Palazzo website at palazzolasvegas.com, follow on Twitter @palazzolasvegas and interact on Facebook at facebook.com/palazzolasvegas.