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Hakkasan Las Vegas Celebrates Opening Night with deadmau5, Kat Von D and More

April 19, 2013 by  

Hakkasan Las Vegas Celebrates Opening Night
Thursday night, Sin City was transformed when the highly anticipated Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand opened its doors to thousands of clubgoers to experience the nightlife mecca for the first time (Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com)

The all-encompassing destination kicked off its preview weekend as GRAMMY-nominated dance music phenomenon, deadmau5 took over the elaborate DJ booth and spun his infectious music to the masses.

deadmau5 at Hakkasan

deadmau5 at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

As opening night began, renowned Fergie (DJ) hit the main stage and immediately had the festivities in full-effect. Stunning atmosphere models were scattered throughout the venue as the exquisite dancers donning intricate, eye-catching costumes took their place on the platform situated above the main DJ booth and performed their show-stopping choreographed routines all throughout the night.

DJ Vice at Hakkasan Las Vegas

DJ Vice at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

Arriving to Vegas’ newest nightclub around 1 a.m. deadmau5 christened the brand new sophisticated DJ booth as he took over the decks with his hard-hitting beats. Kicking off the night, the talented artist was presented with a commemorative-framed gold disc by CEO of Angel Management Group Neil Moffitt to celebrate the first-ever performance of his exclusive event series at Hakkasan Las Vegas. The mau5head donning sensation took his place in the DJ booth as he was welcomed to his new home by thousands of his shouting fans just after 1:30 a.m. Girlfriend and famed tattoo artist Kat Von D was also present and seen hanging out in the VIP table directly behind the DJ booth as her beau spun his award-winning tracks.

Neil Moffitt presents gold disc to deadmau5Neil Moffitt

Neil Moffitt presents gold disc to deadmau5Neil Moffitt

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

Meanwhile in Hakkasan Las Vegas’ 10,000-square-foot Ling Ling Club, celebrated DJ Vice was found behind the turntables spinning for a packed room as choreographed atmosphere dancers dressed in stunning Samurai-inspired outfits enhanced the mood providing guests with non-stop entertainment.

Hakkasan Model Cocktail Servers

Hakkasan Model Cocktail Servers

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

Fergie (DJ) at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Fergie (DJ) at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

Earlier in the day, Hakkasan Las Vegas welcomed CEO of Angel Management Group Neil Moffitt along with Scott Sibella, president and COO of MGM Grand as they officially commenced the awaited opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Joined by dozens of beautiful, Hakkasan Nightclub model cocktail servers, the two executives greeted media, staff and patrons as they expressed their gratitude and excitement of this new venture.

Hakkasan Las Vegas

Hakkasan Las Vegas

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

“We have partnered with a great company in Hakkasan and a great corporation in MGM Grand, so I think it is a perfect storm to create probably one of the best grand openings in Las Vegas for a nightclub,” Moffitt said.

Crowd at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Crowd at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Photo credit: Al Powers of Powers Imagery LLC/angelmg.com.

Touching on details of the venue, premier entertainment and more Sibella added, “Now we have a nightclub like no other nightclub that will definitely put us on the map.”

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