March 20, 2013
– the state-of-the-art nightclub by Cirque du Soleil and
The Light Group
– will open at Mandalay Bay the weekend of
and Axwell. On
Friday, April 26
, LIGHT resident DJ Nicky Romero will be joined by Clockwork and
Saturday, April 27
, Axwell will embark on his inaugural
residency as he takes over LIGHT with Hook N Sling.
, the first-ever nightclub turned on by Cirque du Soleil, will merge cutting-edge creativity with incredible music to produce a new kind of nightlife experience. Headlining DJs and performers will lead the charge, coupled with exclusively built performance elements and visuals, innovative video mapping, lighting, sound and special effects, as well as avant-garde costumes and unique choreography imagined by Cirque du Soleil.
"Fusing the world's top DJ talent with the Cirque du Soleil experience was a career highlight for me and I cannot wait to start to see these shows begin," says LIGHT Music and Marketing Director
Along with having an amazing opening line-up, visitors to
will always have the best in DJ entertainment as LIGHT has confirmed partnerships with world-renowned DJs including Skrillex, Axwell,
, Alesso, Baauer,
, A-Trak, Mat Zo and
as well as
& Like Mike, Hook N Sling, Sebastien Drums,
. This all-star lineup of resident musicians at LIGHT continues to break boundaries with the recent addition of Krewella. Hailing from
, the party-rocking electro trio made up of
and Kris "Rain Man" Trindl, are just heating up on the world's electronic music circuit and with "Alive," their current hit which spent the last 23 weeks on the Billboard Dance/Mix airplay charts. Krewella will begin their residency at LIGHT on
, with eight performances planned for 2013.
Designed as an experience to play with your senses,
will offer far more than the traditional nightclub. Upon arriving at LIGHT, guests enter the realm of the unknown, as everyone in the club is part of the show. The chic, fashion-forward 38,000-square-foot venue featuring state-of-the-art production, theatrics, and, of course, world-renowned DJs and performers will turn on a new kind of passion and creativity, redefining a "night out" and creating a unique, memorable event each night.
s Twitter followers will be provided a unique opportunity to take part in the official presale starting
Tuesday, March 26
. Utilizing the social media channel, #TicketTuesday will feature contests each week where guests who buy tickets and tweet the hashtag can win a meet and greet with one of the DJs, a complimentary bottle or dinner at one of The Light Group's signature restaurants at Mandalay Bay and other amazing prizes. Grand Opening weekend tickets will go on sale to the public on
Thursday March 28
. For more information on LIGHT and tickets, please visit
- 702.693.8300 ex 1932
SOURCE The Light Group