KISS By Monster Mini Golf Acquires the Jacket of Original KISS Manager Bill Aucoin
June 22, 2012 by VegasNews.com
KISS By Monster Mini Golf, a unique rock ‘n roll-themed amusement attraction based around the legendary band KISS, acquired a piece of KISStory from original KISS manager Bill Aucoin’s personal arsenal. This is the first time since Aucoin’s passing in 2010 that an item been released from Aucoin’s collection.
A yellow “Dolce and Gabbana” leather jacket is now on display at KISS By Monster Mini Golf in the KISS Gallery. The venue acquired the item after winning the “Aucion Auction” to benefit Relay for Life for The American Cancer Society.
“We’re honored to share the memory of Bill Aucoin with all of the KISS fans. Our KISS Gallery is constantly growing and we are very proud to be in possession of such an important item. This piece is truly a part of KISStory,” stated Christina Vitagliano, Founder of KISS By Monster Mini Golf.
The Bill Aucoin display at KISS By Monster Mini Golf includes:
- A well-worn and enjoyed yellow goat-skin Dolce & Gabbana jacket. A framed 6” x 4” color photo of Aucoin wearing the jacket with a KISS fan. Aucoin’s very own KISS Alive 35 All Access Badge. A black and white 8” x 10” promotional photo of Bill Aucoin and Gene Simmons that reads:
- “It is with much gratitude and love that I dedicate this to you, the fans, for your support over the years.” – Bill Aucoin, Original KISS Manager (1973 – 1982)
- A framed 8 ½” x 11” Certificate of Authenticity digitally signed by Aucoin and personally signed by Roman Fernandez, Collection Administrator and longtime partner of Aucoin.
KISS By Monster Mini Golf is the first of its kind and includes an indoor glow-in-the-dark custom-designed, rockin’ 18-hole miniature golf course, a state-of-the-art arcade, a huge KISS gift shop, A KISS Gallery, “Hotter Than Hell” Wedding Chapel, a private VIP Room, FANtastic KISS themed event rooms and the “Rock ‘n Roll All Nite” Snack bar.
KISS By Monster Mini Golf is located at 4503 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89169 directly across from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and located next to Rumor Boutique Hotel inside the Shoppes at Harmon Square.
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