Boyz II Men bring 'Motownphilly' style to the Mirage
Legendary Vocal Group Announces Extended Engagement on Las Vegas Strip
: “Motownphilly’s back again!” R&B sensation @BoyzIIMen begins extended residency @TheMirageLV 3/1/13. Mirage.com
LAS VEGAS – January 3, 2013 – Four-time GRAMMY Award-winning R&B vocal group Boyz II Men announced today it will begin an extended residency at The Mirage Hotel & Casino beginning March 1, 2013. The trio, featuring baritone Nathan Morris alongside tenors Wanya Morris and Shawn Stockman, will perform 72 shows in the Terry Fator Theatre on select weekend dates March 1, 2013 thru December 29, 2013.
“We’ve been dreaming of this day since we performed an extended holiday show two years ago in Las Vegas,” said Nathan Morris, founding member of Boyz II Men. “We’re thrilled to start 2013 with this amazing announcement and want to thank The Mirage and everyone who has made this dream a reality for us. We can’t wait to take the stage in March and be a part of the Las Vegas community.”
Joe Mulvihill, manager of Boyz II Men, will join forces with Las Vegas producer Adam Steck of SPI Entertainment to produce the upcoming residency at The Mirage. “We’re delighted to have the guys just where they belong in the Entertainment Capital of the World – Las Vegas – for this exciting step in their career,” added Mulvihill.
Formed in 1990, Boyz II Men holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time with more than 60 million albums sold worldwide. The group redefined popular R&B with its smooth harmonies and timeless themes delivered through a multi-octave sound and incredible vocal styling. Shows at The Mirage will be highlighted by the trio’s performance of hits including “Motownphilly” and “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday,” as well as introduce surprises in the new show.
Franz Kallao, vice president of hotel operations at The Mirage, said, “All of us at The Mirage are excited to welcome Boyz II Men to our resort, giving guests the opportunity to experience one of the best R&B groups in the music industry. Boyz II Men will be a wonderful complement to our renowned entertainment lineup.”
Tickets priced at $39.99, $49.99 and $59.99, not including tax and service fees, are now on sale and can be purchased at any MGM Resorts International ticketing outlet, online at mirage.com
, or by calling (800) 963-9634 or (702) 792-7777. Visit mirage.com
for an official schedule of dates and show times.
About Boyz II Men
The four-time GRAMMY-Award® winning musical sensation is an iconic R&B group with such hits as “I’ll Make Love To You” and “End of the Road.” In 2012, Boyz II Men was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the group’s latest album, Twenty,
placed #1 on the iTunes R&B Soul Album chart. Their rise to success is a dream come true made possible by hard work, a brotherly bond and an unimaginable talent and desire to continue improving their live performances, harmonious recordings and musical journey. For the latest news and information about Boyz II Men, visit www.boyziimen.com
About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment, Inc. is a leading Production Company and Talent Agency with a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class entertainers. Current productions include Human Nature - The Motown Show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Thunder From Down Under, Divas - Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, and American Storm. www.SPIEntertainment.com
About The Mirage
Ideally located in the center of the famed Las Vegas Strip, The Mirage Hotel & Casino is the place to stay and play. The resort features contemporary accommodations; tantalizing restaurants created by the world’s most renowned chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak; dynamic nightlife venue 1 OAK Nightclub; a luxurious spa and salon; the enticing Bare pool lounge; and 170,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Unique entertainment options include The Beatles
LOVE by Cirque du Soleil
celebrating the musical legacy of The Beatles; the Aces of Comedy series featuring one of the most comprehensive and diverse comedic line-ups nationwide; Terry Fator: The VOICE of Entertainment
; four-time GRAMMY Award-winning R&B musical sensation Boyz II Men; and the lush animal sanctuary of Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. From the iconic Volcano and 20,000-gallon lobby aquarium to the lush tropical atrium and pool,
guests experience an exotic world-class destination unlike any other. The Mirage is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mirage.com
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