LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, now in its 22nd year, is a four-day music festival coming Thursday, April 18th- Sunday, April 21st to The Orleans Hotel and Casino. VLV is the Longest Running Music Festival in Las Vegas and The Largest Rockabilly Event in the World, featuring bands and fans from over 30 countries around the globe who come to experience Rockabilly & Original 50s Music, a Classic Car Show, Burlesque, Vintage Fashion Show, Dance Lessons and Competition, Tiki Pool Parties, Swimsuit Contests, Burlesque Bingo, Pin-Up Beauty Academy, Pin-Up Contest, over 120 Vendors, a Bowling event, Tattoo Lounge and more. VLV annually attracts up to 20,000 of the most eye-catching, stylish, head-turning people you will ever see in one place.
Some of the biggest attractions this year include: The Reverend Horton Heat, Wanda Jackson and The Delta Bombers performing at the Car Show on Saturday, April 20. Filmmaker and comedian John Waters will host the VLV Burlesque Showcase Friday Apr 19 at 8 p.m. in the Orleans Arena.
The Viva Las Vegas Car Show is one of the largest classic car shows in North America, featuring 800 –1,000 vintage cars, all pre-1964, as well as famous movie cars, the annual VLV Pin-up Contest, and 5 bands (including Linda Gail Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis' sister). One day tickets are available for the car show.
The Stars of Rockabilly and the Rock n Roll Stars shows are two of the most popular attractions for the fans, featuring legendary musical acts from the 50s, all in one place. No other festival puts together shows with as many original 50s acts as this! (Featuring Ray Campi (sometimes called "The King of Rockabilly,") Billy Harlan, Don Woody, Freddy Cannon, The Majors, Sandy Nelson).
VLV has international Rockabilly bands coming to perform from the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Australia, Canada, The Netherlands, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Hong Kong and Russia, some of whom have never played the U.S.!
It all happens at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, 4500 West Tropicana Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89103. Tickets are available for the event until they sell out. The "Hi-Roller" passes for the 4-day festival event have sold out in advance 11 years in a row. (Separate tickets are available for the Car Show.)
VLV works with several other hotels to provide discounts to accommodate the fans traveling from far and wide.
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