Tiësto – A Town Called Paradise premiered during EDC Weekend in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS – Fremont Street Experience and Tiësto officially premiered the newest Viva Vision show, Tiësto – A Town Called Paradise, on Thursday, June 16 during EDC Weekend in Las Vegas. The new light and sound show is built around the music of iconic Vegas DJ Tiësto. The show title pays homage to his 2014 album A Town Called Paradise, and features three songs hand-selected by the artist himself – “Secrets,” “Red Lights” and “Wasted” – custom-synced to stunning graphics.
“There’s nobody more synonymous with dance music than Tiësto,” said Patrick Hughes, President of Fremont Street Experience. “It is a true honor to collaborate with one of the greatest DJ Producers of all time to create a show at Fremont Street Experience that transforms the four blocks underneath the Viva Vision canopy into the ultimate nightclub every night.”
Tiësto visited Fremont Street Experience on July 16, just before EDC Weekend in Las Vegas kicked-off, for a special ceremony to introduce the new show. Coinciding with EDC and the official world premiere, the new show was featured at 9 p.m. and 12 a.m. June 16-19. Beginning June 20, Tiësto – A Town Called Paradise airs nightly at midnight as part of the ongoing Viva Vision® show schedule.
Viva Vision® Fun Facts:
• Viva Vision® is the world’s largest video screen spanning five football fields.
• Viva Vision® is an LED display canopy rising 90 feet in height and stretching 1,500 feet along the Fremont Street Experience promenade from Main Street to 4th Street.
• Viva Vision® contains 12.5 million LED lights and 208 speakers producing 550,000 watts of concert-quality sound.
• Features customized light shows synced to smash hits from legendary music artists every night of the week including: Imagine Dragons – Home In Vegas, The Who – Miles Over Vegas, Bon Jovi – Wanted In Vegas, The Doors – Strange Days In Vegas and Heart – Crazy On Vegas.
About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, North America’s largest video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system. Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. SlotZilla, the world’s most unique zipline attraction, features the 850-foot Zipline and the 1,750-foot Zoomline as people launch from a 12-story slot-machine themed takeoff platform to fly under the Viva Vision canopy. With direct pedestrian access to 8 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 17 million annual visitors. Fremont Street Experience can be found online at www.vegasexperience.com <http://www.vegasexperience.com> .
With a remarkable career spanning over 20 years, Tiësto remains one of the top dance music acts in the world. Revered for his live shows as well as for his production and remix work, Tiësto is a globally celebrated DJ that has been named “The Greatest DJ of All Time” by Mixmag and the #1 DJ by Rolling Stone. Through revolutionary moments such as being the first DJ to open the Olympic Games and headlining festivals like Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Stereosonic, Tomorrowland, Ultra and more, he has helped pave the way for today’s modern music landscape. His 2014 album, A Town Called Paradise, yielded Tiësto his first platinum single in the United States with “Wasted” [featuring Matthew Koma] and his first gold single “Red Lights.” In February 2015, Tiësto was awarded a Grammy® in the Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical category for his remix of John Legend’s “All Of Me.” This was Tiësto’s first Grammy® Award and second Grammy® nomination.
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