Rock in Rio USA and Las Vegas Monorail Announce Partnership

February 26, 2015 by  

Rock in Rio USA and Las Vegas Monorail Announce Partnership
Rock in Rio
and the Las Vegas Monorail announce a unique partnership for what is sure to become a signature event on the Las Vegas entertainment scene.  In addition to special Monorail ticket prices for multiple day passes during the Rock in Rio event in May, the partnership includes a signature train wrap that is already running on the tracks in Las Vegas. 

”We’re very happy to be able to offer special ticket prices and a more flexible schedule to everyone who will be attending Rock in Rio in Las Vegas. We want to make sure getting in and out of the venue is a very simple process and that is why the Monorail is so convenient.And to boost the excitement, we’ve wraped one of the trains,” stated Roberta Medina, VP of Rock in Rio.

Rock in Rio USA and Las Vegas Monorail Announce Partnership

Rock in Rio USA and Las Vegas Monorail Announce Partnership

Rock in Rio will make Las Vegas its first home in the U.S. on two  weekends, May 8-9 and May 15 and 16, 2015. The more than 40-acre City of Rock venue is located at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard, on the world famous Las Vegas Strip and will include a ferris wheel, 640foot-high zip line, VIP area that can accommodate up to 4,000 people and three Rock Streets highlighting the eclectic cultures of the U.S., the UK and Brazil.The lineup for the two weekends include Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Sam Smith, Metallica, Linkin Park, Ed Sheeran, No Doubt, John Legend, Maná, among others.

“The Las Vegas Monorail Company is proud to be a part of making this incredible event happen,” said Ingrid Reisman, VP and Chief Marketing Officer for the Las Vegas Monorail. “Our seven stations connect the Las Vegas Strip and everything it has to offer, and we are happy we can help ensure the success of such premiere events like Rock in Rio USA to keep Las Vegas the worldwide entertainment venue of choice.”

The special cooperation between Rock in Rio and the Las Vegas Monorail will help the festival-goers enjoy the many artists and festivities planned during the event. An estimated 15-20% of the attendees are expected to make use of the Monorail via its SLS Station, directly across the street from The City of Rock.

The Monorail will be implementing a special schedule to maximize capacity and reduce wait times for Rock in Rio USA attendees.  Monorail trains run daily starting at 7 a.m. and will run until at least 3 a.m. during festival days.  Doors for The City of Rock will open at 3 p.m. and close at 1:30 a.m.

Monorail tickets can be purchased in advance at or in person at Las Vegas Monorail Customer Service Ticket Offices (open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)  located at the following seven stations: MGM Grand, Bally’s/Paris, Flamingo, Harrah’s/The LINQ, Las Vegas Convention Center, Westgate, & SLS Las Vegas.

Visitors are encouraged to follow the Las Vegas Monorail on Facebook and on Twitter @LVMonorail for all the latest updates and special deals. Get the latest updates via Rock in Rio’s Facebook page ( and Twitter feed (  For tickets for Rock in Rio USA, visit:

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