9 Group Hosts 2nd Annual Love Festival during Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-30
Renowned for being the one-stop global music destination that offers an unparalleled environment of quality entertainment for guests, 9 Group and Palms Casino Resort host the 2nd Annual Love Festival this Memorial Day Weekend from Thursday, May 27 through Sunday, May 30. Drawing in the masses, Sin City is a leading national hotspot to celebrate the holiday weekend and 9 Group continues to exceed standards with one of the largest and longest running electronic music festivals since its inception in 1992.
“I am honored to be a part of The Love Festival with 9 Group and Palms Casino Resort,” said Sol Shafer, marketing manager with 9 Group. “With the artist collaboration being so extensive, we expect to break all previous records with attendees from all over the world and once again reiterate why we are the industry leaders and are at the forefront of dance music.”
The 2nd Annual Love Festival lineup is as follows:
Thursday, May 27
ghostbar hosts its monthly event, Soundbar featuring the best of house music. Soundbar resident Carlos Sanchez will spin on the turntables, followed by Soundbar resident Keith Evan and American-born musician and producer Osunlade. Doors open at 8 p.m. and cover charge is $20 (local ladies are free).
Rain Nightclub hosts the ultimate retro-inspired roller skating disco party Down and Derby. Entry is $5 in advance and $15 at the door. Quad skates of every size will be available to rent for $5. Guests are welcome to bring their own roller skates to the event. For dress code information and to RSVP, please visit www.downandderby.org. Guests must be 21 and over.
Friday, May 28
Palms Pool & Bungalows hosts Ditch Friday, one of the most stimulating and highly-attended weekly poolside parties since its inception in 2007. Hip-hop mastermind Rev Run will perform, as well as hip-hop musician DJ Ruckus and Las Vegas prolific DJ Scotty Boy. Ditch Friday begins at noon and tickets start at $25 (local ladies are free).
Later that evening, Rain Nightclub presents “Z-Trip’s Revolution” featuring resident mix-master DJ Z-Trip to spin his famous mash-up. Performing the opening and closing DJ sets is Greg Lopez who spins the best of top-40 hits. Outside at Palms Pool & Bungalows, Keith Evans rocks it poolside, followed by deep-house DJ Mark Farina. Venue doors open at 10 p.m. and tickets start at $30, which includes access to both Rain Nightclub and Palms Pool & Bungalows.
Saturday, May 29
Billboard top-100 chart-topper Jason Derulo hosts Skinny Dip at Palms Pool & Bungalows where guests can enjoy some fun in the sun. Derulo will perform a special musical set and sought-after DJ Zen Freeman will spin his beats on the turntables during a unique three-hour set. Doors open at 10 a.m. and tickets start at $25.
After the sun goes down, Rain Nightclub hosts a unique rendition of its weekly Saturday production “Paul Oakenfold Presents: Perfecto Las Vegas – WHITE PARTY (wear your stylish whites) featuring world-renowned superstar DJ and 9 Group resident, Paul Oakenfold. Trance vocalist JES FREE entertains by singing two songs with Oakenfold and then two additional songs with DJ Markus Schulz. Nightclub music icon Louis Puig will perform the opening set. Outside at Palms Pool & Bungalows, revelers will enjoy a moon-lit performance by experienced DJ Danny Love, followed by a three-hour set by Grammy-winning house DJ and producer David Morales. Venue doors open at 10 p.m. and tickets start at $40, which includes access to both Rain Nightclub and Palms Pool & Bungalows.
“Every now and then, there is an event that evolves into a legendary party for dance music fans,” said Markus Schulz. “Playing The Love Festival again this year is such an honor, and I am looking forward to playing alongside one of my heroes, Paul Oakenfold. It will be one of those special nights that all true dance fans need to be part of.”
Sunday, May 30
Palms Pool & Bungalows presents the official 2nd Annual Love Festival lineup, which includes performances by: Keith Evan, soulful electronic DJ Miguel Migs, progressive sound and electro-influenced DJ Franco Fabi, beat-mixed dance DJ Danny Tenaglia and reality TV star and New Jersey’s favorite DJ, Pauly D. Doors open at 10 a.m. and tickets start at $25.
“After having an incredible pool party experience during this year’s Winter Music Conference, I am excited to be poolside once again, this time at Palms Casino Resort in Vegas for The Love Festival,” said Danny Tanaglia. “I plan on completely taking it over the top this time.”
At 9 p.m., Rain Nightclub opens its doors to feature talent including: Jordan Stevens, natural-born turntablist DJ Reza, highly-acclaimed DJ Armin Van Buuren and DJ who recently exploded into the music industry as one of the top ten DJs, Gareth Emery. Tickets starting at $50.
“I can’t wait to be a part of the massive Love Festival line-up,” said Gareth Emery. “Trips to Las Vegas always equal a massive party, so when you throw an epic festival into the mix as well, you know it’s going to be an unforgettable weekend!”