Rock retro show ‘27’ counts down the days to Vegas
When you name a show simply for a number, that number needs to mean something.
Such is the case for the rock ‘n’ roll show “27” coming to Las Vegas, and soon, on April 30. The production is dedicated to members of rock’s tragic “27 Club” of legends who died at that age. The iconic, ill-fated stars to be featured include Robert Johnson (the blues guitarist who wrote “Cross Roads Blues” and “Sweet Home Chicago” who died in 1938), Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse.
Definitively, “27” will run five nights a week as a long-term residency production. Ticket prices tentatively range from about $35 to upward of $100 for VIP seating.
The venue is being held for a formal announcement, but the most likely club to be taking on this type of new rock production is 24 Oxford at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. That venue is not confirmed, but that’s the solid bet here. The Virgin’s live-entertainment space, still in development, was for years Vinyl at Hard Rock Hotel, home of the rock residency show Raiding The Rock Vault.
Hotel officials want a new Vegas production for that room, and here it is.