Multi-platinum rock band Goo Goo Dolls, accompanied by “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips, will take over the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) on Saturday, July 15 as part of their anticipated “Long Way Home” summer tour (Photo credit: Bob Mussel).
After 30 years and more than 10 million albums sold worldwide, Goo Goo Dolls still revolutionize the rock music industry. Famous for classics such as “Name,” “Here is Gone” and #1 Billboard hit “Iris,” the band continues to tour all over the world to play for their diehard fans, “Absolute Goo.”
Featuring founding members John Rzeznik (guitarist and vocalist) and Robby Takac (bassist and vocalist), the band has been on the road consistently since the release of their 11th studio album, Boxes, last spring. The band will release a new EP entitled You Should Be Happy on May 12.
Since releasing his five-time platinum debut single “Home” in 2012, “American Idol” Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips has touched fans across the globe. With two chart-topping albums The World from the Side of the Moon and Behind the Light, Phillips’ soulful vocals have climbed the Billboard Top 200. He is currently working on an anticipated third full -length album.
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center – Located at the corner of Third St. and Carson Ave. across from the D Las Vegas, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center can accommodate up to 11,000 guests and features state-of-the-art stage, sound and lighting. The open-air design is inviting to both tourists and locals and offers the perfect spot for concerts, conventions and other large-scale events. Embracing the uninhibited spirit of Downtown Las Vegas, the new venue plays host to a line-up of curated events including premier concerts, food festivals and more. The venue is also the first entertainment arena in Las Vegas to accept Bitcoin as currency. For more information, visit www.dlvec.com or follow on Facebook and Twitter.