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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 | 11:32 a.m.
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors this Thursday morning! It is a solid rumor, but neither MGM Grand nor The Rolling Stones has confirmed it yet.
High-level secret word slipped out this morning that the world’s greatest rock and roll band will play MGM Grand Garden Arena this summer -- not once but twice.
June 7 and 14 have been tentatively penciled on the calendar. I can’t get any reaction from my MGM contacts, though, just yet. After the Stones’ 50th anniversary concert celebrations ended in New York in December, first rumblings began about a full-blown 2013 tour.
This month, the Stones semi-confirmed that they’d hit the road again but denied any plans to play Coachella as a kickoff.
A few days later, frontman Mick Jagger said that he would meet with the band members to discuss what they wanted to do. He confirmed that there had been several offers for a tour, adding that we would have to wait for an official announcement about dates and venues.
As of this morning, The Rolling Stones have not confirmed any schedule for a 2013 tour, but my source is highly reliable and trustworthy.
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MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort, offers 5,044 rooms and suites.
MGM Grand features KÀ by Cirque du Soleil; Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club; and world-class entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood Theatre.
The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity chefs including Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans Fish House, Wolfgang Puck’s Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.
As part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand has remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept (coming in April 2013).
MGM Grand also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon, "CSI: The Experience" and an inviting pool complex featuring the tantalizing daylife of Wet Republic.
Upscale accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel located adjacent to the main resort.