BRET MICHAELS AND PATTON OSWALT JOIN FALL 2017 LINEUP AT THE JOINT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO
Friday Sep 22, 2017
The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas continues to offer unforgettable live entertainment experiences, adding Bret Michaels on Friday, Nov. 3 and Patton Oswalt on Saturday, Dec. 2 to its incredible fall and winter 2017 lineup. Tickets for both shows are on sale now.
FRIDAY, NOV. 3 AT 9 P.M.
Multi-platinum global superstar, Bret Michaels, has turned his passion for music into a multi-faceted brand that encompasses record breaking touring sales, Reality TV stardom, legendary songs that have sold over 35 million records, product endorsements and philanthropy, all supported and followed by three generations of loyal fans. His talent, business acumen and natural candor make him one of the most sought-after performers, interviews and speakers across multiple platforms with nearly 300 live performances, speaking engagements, charitable concerts and private engagements yearly.
Michaels rose to fame as the front man of Poison, one of rock’s most iconic and enduring bands, and helped define the rock-n-roll scene selling over 33 million records worldwide and numerous hit singles. Equally as successful, Michaels’ solo career has charted its own course with multiple solo albums including “Custom Built” which reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hard Rock list. Most recently, Michaels released his CD “Jammin' With Friends” and a digital-only single “Joria-Bleu.”
When not touring, Michaels can be found both in front of and behind the camera as a director, producer and a reality TV superstar. His first foray into reality TV brought the record-breaking “Rock of Love with Bret Michaels” franchise to VH1 and the docu-series “Life As I Know It.” Bret has also starred in and won Donald Trump’s NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice,” raising over $300,000 for diabetes research. Michaels most recent television endeavor on Travel Channel, “Rock My RV with Bret Michaels,” saw Michaels and his team revamping and redesigning dilapidated RV's in true rock star form and style.
Michaels’ constant creativity and drive has helped the global entrepreneur build his Michaels Entertainment Group into a one-man, $100 million empire with innovative creations such as Pet's Rock Collection for PetSmart and his signature guitar series with Dean Guitars. Personally, and through his Life Rocks Foundation, he has also helped raise tens of millions of dollars for charity and makes donations to diabetes awareness and research causes such as childhood cancer, wounded warriors, St. Jude Children's Hospital, PetSmart Charities and more. Having been diagnosed with Type I diabetes at the age of six, Michaels is passionately devoted to raise awareness of the debilitating disease in hopes of finding a cure.
Tickets start at $39 (plus applicable service fees) and are on sale now at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX or online at www.axs.com. For VIP ticket packages including premium seating options, please contact email@example.com. For groups of 12 or more, please call 702.693.4017 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Bret Michaels, please visit bretmichaels.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
SATURDAY, DEC. 2 AT 9 P.M.
A comedian, actor, and writer, Patton Oswalt continues to find success in all areas of entertainment. From his Grammy-nominated comedy specials to his many memorable film roles and guest appearances on his favorite TV shows (including “Parks and Recreation,” for which he received a TV Critics Choice Award), Oswalt continues to choose work that inspires him and entertain audiences.
Oswalt recently won the Emmy for ‘Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special’ for his sixth comedy special “Talking for Clapping” (Netflix) and Grammy Award for his comedy album of the same name. Last year, he was on the Netflix show “Lady Dynamite,” starring fellow comedian Maria Bamford, and on HBO’s “Veep,” and was recently on the big screen in the film adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel “The Circle,” alongside Tom Hanks and Emma Watson.
Oswalt was nominated for a Critics Choice Award for his performance in Jason Reitman’s film “Young Adult,” starring opposite Charlize Theron. In 2009, he also received critical acclaim for his performance in Robert Siegel’s “Big Fan;” the film was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and Oswalt earned a Gotham Award nomination for his performance.
Oswalt has appeared in many films, including “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” with Ben Stiller, Steven Soderbergh’s “The Informant!,” alongside Seth Rogen in “Observe and Report,” in Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Magnolia,” “Zoolander,” “Starsky & Hutch” and “Reno 911!:Miami,” among many others.
He also provided the voice for ‘Remy’, the rat, in Pixar’s Oscar-winning “Ratatouille,” and has voiced characters on TV shows such as “Archer,” “BoJack Horseman,” “The Simpsons,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” and “Word Girl.” He is also the narrator on ABC’s hit comedy “The Goldbergs.”
On TV, Oswalt had a starring role on Adult Swim’s “The Heart, She Holler,” was a series regular on Showtime’s “United States of Tara,” recurred on the SyFy series “Caprica” and has had many guest roles on “Veep,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Parks and Recreation,” “Justified,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Portlandia,” “Bored to Death,” “Flight of the Conchords,” The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show” and “Seinfeld,” among others. He is also very well known for playing ‘Spence’ on “The King of Queens” for nine seasons. He was also a regular contributor to “Countdown with Keith Olbermann,” “Real Time with Bill Maher” and Lewis Black’s “Root of All Evil.”
As a comedian, Oswalt has shot six TV specials and released five critically acclaimed albums, including his Grammy-winning “Talking for Clapping” (which the one-hour special of the same name earned him an Emmy) and Grammy-nominated “Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time” that debuted in 2014. “Finest Hour” also received a Grammy nomination for “Best Comedy Album,” as well as a Showtime one-hour special of the same name. In 2009, Patton received his first Grammy nomination for his album “My Weakness Is Strong” (Warner Brothers Records).
Oswalt starred in “The Comedians of Comedy,” which was shot as an independent feature film, a TV series and a long running tour.
He tours regularly and extensively, headlining both in the United States, Canada, and the UK. Oswalt also has a regular, bi-monthly show at the new Largo at the Coronet Theater in Los Angeles.
Both of his published books, “Zombie Spaceship Wasteland” (2011) and “Silver Screen Fiend” (2015), are New York Times Best Sellers.
Tickets start at $49.95 (plus applicable service fees) and are on sale now at the Hard Rock Hotel box office, by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX or online at www.axs.com. For VIP ticket packages including premium seating options, please contact email@example.com. For groups of 12 or more, please call 702.693.4017 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Patton Oswalt, please visit www.pattonoswalt.com, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.