Saddle Up with Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo For 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 - Live Entertainment, Cowboy Autograph Signings and Food & Beverage Specials Offered Nightly
Jo-Carolyn Goode | 11/18/2014, 3:23 p.m.
LAS VEGAS (November 18, 2014) – Guests can saddle up and head to Mandalay Bay and Monte Carlo during this year’s Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. The resorts will feature a variety of live entertainment, food and beverage specials and rodeo-themed activities surrounding the 10-day event.
MANDALAY BAY RESORT AND CASINO
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino has partnered with the producers of the annual Roper Cowboy Marketplace, Group W Productions, as well as the United States Team Roping Championships (USTRC) to create COWBOYVILLE for its WNFR guests. The resort will be home to the U.S. Team Ropers as well as one of the official host hotels of the 2014 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Special room and ticket packages are available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visiting mandalaybay.com/nfr/.
Roper Cowboy Marketplace
The expansive Roper Cowboy Marketplace will be located at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center Thursday, Dec. 4 – Saturday, Dec. 13. This must-see NFR shopping extravaganza features more than 300 Western vendors and will provide guests the opportunity to purchase everything from clothing, home goods, and more. It will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with complimentary admission.
COWBOYVILLE at Mizuya Lounge
A nightly live viewing party of the WNFR, hosted by trick roper Anthony Lucia, will be held at COWBOYVILLE inside Mizuya Lounge. Lucia will offer commentary throughout the evening’s performance which will include giveaways, drink specials and nightly autograph sessions with the cowboys. Back for another year is the mechanical bull which will provide a bucking good time to all rodeo fans brave enough for the challenge!
Live complimentary entertainment will be available nightly inside Mizuya Lounge. All concerts are scheduled to begin immediately following the viewings and will end at 2 a.m. The lineup is as follows:
Thursday, Dec. 4 – Saturday, Dec. 13: Joe Worrel & The Last Free Exit Band
Saturday, Dec. 6 – Tuesday, Dec. 9: Tony Marques
Wednesday, Dec. 10 – Saturday, Dec. 13: Randy Brown
Dee Jay Silver at eyecandy Sound Lounge
Nashville recording artist Dee Jay Silver will entertain guests at eyecandy Sound Lounge December 4 and December 6 – 11 from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. He has previously toured with Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Rascal Flatts, among others, and is set to head out on the road with Aldean in 2015.
Live Entertainment at House of Blues
Platinum-selling country singer and songwriter Gary Allan will perform at the House of Blues Concert Hall Thursday, Dec. 11 (doors open at 8 p.m.) and Friday, Dec. 12 (doors open at 9 p.m.). Allan’s nine studio albums and one Greatest Hits record have produced 26 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, including four that reached No. 1: “Man to Man,” “Tough Little Boys,” “Nothing On But The Radio” and “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain).”
The House of Blues also will feature three performances by American rock band Heart. The group, best-known for singles “Alone” and “Barracuda,” will perform December 5 – 7 (doors open at 8 p.m.).