LAS VEGAS, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino has announced that it will welcome dance music phenomenon deadmau5 beginning this April. He will also appear at MGM Grand's renowned WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool, offering a daytime opportunity for fans to experience the notoriously talented artist.
"With all the projects I have going on right now, I'm so excited to be back in Vegas doing what I love to do best," says deadmau5.
Neil Moffitt, CEO of Angel Management Group, said, "deadmau5's incredible talent and unique and irreverent stage persona along with his enthusiastic following of fans will definitely enhance the Hakkasan Las Vegas experience."Based in Toronto, GRAMMY nominated deadmau5 has made a name for himself around the world with his infectious music and iconic mau5head donned during his performances. In June 2012, deadmau5, nee Joel Zimmerman, became the first electronic dance music artist to grace the cover of Rolling Stone. The entertainer and gave a legendary performance at the 54 th annual GRAMMY Awards in 2012, marking the first-ever televised celebration of electronic music. His four critically-acclaimed albums, Album Title Goes Here , 4x4=12, For Lack of A Better Name and Random Album Title have led to headlining gigs at some of the United States' largest music festivals including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Ultra Music Festival and Electric Daisy Carnival, among others. Hakkasan Las Vegas, a restaurant and nightclub complex, will offer guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and unparalleled entertainment and nightlife inside a beautifully designed five-level structure. A collaboration between the celebrated international dining group Hakkasan Ltd. and leading entertainment and nightlife company Angel Management Group, the venue is a dramatic extension of the brand as it will include the restaurant's first venture into nightlife. WET REPUBLIC set the standard for innovation in Las Vegas as The Strip's first daylife destination. Evoking a sensuous South Beach ambiance with a seductive modern vibe, the alluring 53,000-square-foot party pool features spectacular saltwater pools, individual dipping pools, exclusive VIP Bungalows, hip party cabanas, spacious daybeds and oversized deluxe chaise lounges. The venue boasts a spacious pool deck doubles as an entertainment stage for the hottest in-demand DJs, celebrity guests and entertainers at WET REPUBLIC's weekly and monthly signature events. Unique culinary offerings, signature cocktails, premium bottle and pitcher service can be enjoyed in the lounge or ordered poolside. Wet Republic is an unrivaled daytime venue that transformed the Vegas pool party scene. About Hakkasan Ltd. Hakkasan was founded in London in 2001 and has now established itself as one of the most successful modern Chinese restaurant concepts to become a worldwide fine-dining brand. Locations include London Hanway Place, London Mayfair, Miami, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Dubai and New York. Owned by Abu Dhabi's property investment company Tasameem, the Hakkasan Group also operates Japanese restaurant Sake no Hana and Michelin starred dim sum restaurant Yauatcha in London, with an outpost in Mumbai. Hakkasan opened to critical acclaim, achieving a Michelin star in 2003, and was the only Chinese restaurant in Europe to receive such an accolade that year. For further details, visit www.hakkasan.com. About Angel Management Group Angel Management Group (AMG) has built an unrivalled reputation as a premier entertainment and nightlife company led by an executive team combining over 100 years of experience. AMG specializes in venue operations, food and beverage management, marketing, promotions, festival and arena event production as well as brand licensing, sponsorship development, public relations, talent booking and music programming. It currently handles 15 premier entertainment properties including WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool and Hakkasan Las Vegas (opening April 2013) at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, PURE Nightclub at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas, Social House inside The Shops at Crystals at CityCenter and many more. AMG also is the entertainment and nightlife partner for Revel, a $2.4 billion beachfront resort in Atlantic City, where it opened HQ Nightclub and The Social April 2012. For more information, visit www.angelmanagementgroup.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. About MGM Grand Hotel & Casino MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, provides the ultimate Vegas experience. A variety of newly remodeled luxurious suites and standard accommodations serve every need while guests discover signature dining by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak, Wolfgang Puck's Bar & Grill and AAA Five Diamond and Michelin three star restaurant, Joel Robuchon; world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena; the astonishing KA by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett's Comedy Club; Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new fine dining/nightlife concept ( April 2013); a pampering spa and salon; and an elaborate 380,000-square-foot, non-smoking conference center. MGM Grand is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit www.mgmgrand.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.