Unforgettable music, merciless title bouts, preposterous pose offs and outrageous costume parties encompass the Las Vegas strip this up-and-coming month of August. The time has come to grab your boarding pass and hop on a flight to The Entertainment Capital of the World. Below are the most anticipated Las Vegas events of August 2009.
GOODLIFE SUNDAYS Presents Bronson’s Wresting Federation - The Pose Off @ Playboy Club – Sunday, August 9th @ 10:00 p.m.
Put on your wrestling outfit and bring your “A” game to The Pose Off at N9ne Group’s Playboy Club to challenge the greatest poser on earth - The Little Giant. Do you have what it takes to out-pose 1983’s Clark County Backyard Bonanza Pro Wrestling Super Heavy Weight Champion? If you do, you may become the proud new holder of the coveted BWF Champion Belt! Supplemented by body slamming sounds provided by DJs Graham Funke and Mark Stylz, the event begins at 10 p.m. and ladies drink complimentary champagne until midnight. Visit the official Playboy Club website for more information.
World Extreme Cagefighting Presents the World Bantamweight Championship at the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel – Sunday, August 9th @ 3:00 p.m.
Witness the World Extreme Cagefighting bout that will determine pound-for-pound the world’s best bantamweight fighter. The thirty-six and one WEC bantamweight champion, Miguel Angel Torres defends his title against undefeated Brian Bowles (7-0) on Sunday, August 9th at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. A win for Torres will engrave his status as the best 135-pound fighter in history, while an upset from Bowles will crown him the new top dog of the most ruthless fighting arena known to man. Doors open at 2 p.m. with the first battle of the nine-fight-scheduled fight card starting at 3 p.m. Visit Ticketmaster.com for ticket prices and information.
Ditch Fridays Daytime Pool Party Presents Midsummer Night’s Dream Weekend – Friday, August 14th – Sunday, August 16th
Do you want to be a part of the hottest end-of-the-week party known to the Las Vegas strip this August? Enter Ditch Fridays Daytime Pool Party at the Palms Pool & Bungalows presented by N9ne Group. Ditch Fridays is an event held exclusively to those with only one thing on their Friday afternoon agenda, and it has nothing to do with filing documents, meeting with clients or filling out timesheets. The Midsummer Night’s Dream Weekend kicks off Friday at noon, where event goers can relax at the infamous Ditch Fridays Daytime Pool Party and gain nighttime access to three of N9NE Group’s most prestigious nightclubs, Playboy Club, Ghostbar and Moon Nightclub. The costume or mask-required main event, entitled “A Pirate’s Guilty Pleasure,” takes place Saturday, August 15th at 9 p.m. at the Palms Pool & Bungalows followed by a Closing Party Sunday at 10 p.m. to wrap up one unforgettable weekend in Sin City.
Kings of Leon Live at the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel – Wednesday, August 19th @ 8:00 p.m.
Performing original songs from their fourth studio album, “Only by the Night,” Kings of Leon is taking the stage at the Joint at Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas on August 19th. The American rock band’s 2008 album peaked inside the top 10’s in over 10 different countries and recently became the biggest selling digital album in history. Kings of Leon is up for three Grammy Award nominations and the band’s hit single “Use Somebody” continues to climb VH1’s Top 20 List. Visit Ticketmaster.com to purchase tickets to this Vegas event spectacular and experience firsthand the music sensation that is sweeping nation.
GOODLIFE SUNDAYS Presents Thrift Store Junkie at Playboy Club – Sunday, August 23rd @ 10:00 p.m.
Just when you thought the thrift store clothing you bought six months ago would go to waste, N9ne Group’s Thrift Store Junkie comes to the rescue. Wear your most outrageous thrift store ensemble and be eligible to win a $500 gift certificate to your favorite thrift store! The event commences at 10:00 p.m. inside Playboy Club at the Palms Resort & Casino and ladies drink complimentary champagne until midnight. Sort through your entire vintage collection, visit your local Salvation Army or second hand store and become an official thrift store junkie for one fabulous night in Las Vegas.