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Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Debuts Renowned Tribute Artists Rob Garrett and Purple Reign in Shimmer Cabaret


Funk, rock & roll royalty to perform nightly at intimate and unique venue, positioning resort as top venue for showcasing award-winning tribute acts



LAS VEGAS – September 18, 2014 – Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino is proud to announce the addition of two new entertainment offerings in the Shimmer Cabaret. Neil Diamond: The Tribute starring Rob Garrett as the “King of Diamonds” and the K.O.D. Band will begin on Wednesday, September 24 and a revamped Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show starring Jason Tenner will debut on Wednesday, October 1.
 
“Westgate is committed to entertaining audiences with a variety of world-class entertainment options,” said Rick White, Vice President of Entertainment at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. “Both of these amazing and highly-entertaining tribute shows are sure to excite our guests. We look forward to seeing how customers respond to the new line up at the Shimmer Cabaret, which now includes two kings and a prince.”
 
Often referred to as the “King of Diamonds,” Neil Diamond: The Tribute is a spellbinding recreation that makes audience members proud of the portrayal of the legendary superstar. Known as “America’s #1 Neil Diamond Tribute Artist,” Garrett has been performing as Neil Diamond for more than 20 years and has received numerous awards including the “2008/2009 Male Musical Tribute Act of the Year” award presented by the Entertainment Network at the Celebrity Impersonator Convention. Neil Diamond: The Tribute can be seen nightly at 8:30 p.m., dark Monday and Tuesday. Tickets start at $45. Locals can receive 2-for-1 pricing and military personnel can purchase tickets for $19.
 
Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show is an authentic, high-energy, must-see performance for Prince and live music fans alike. Tenner has been depicting “The Artist” for nearly 20 years and has been recognized as “Best Tribute Act” and most recently was named “Best Impersonator” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal 2014 Best of Las Vegas Readers’ Poll. Tenner has performed as a musical guest on Late Show with David Letterman. Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show can be seen nightly at 10:15 p.m., dark Monday, Tuesday and Saturday. Tickets start at $49 and locals can receive special $19.99 pricing.
 
Both shows add to the already existing Shimmer Cabaret lineup that includes The King starring Trent Carlini which can be seen nightly at 6:30 p.m., dark Tuesdays, eluding to the two kings and a prince reference.
 
The Shimmer Cabaret is a 350-seat venue with a balcony and state-of-the-art sound system that has been hailed as a “Las Vegas gem.” Many notable celebrities have performed in this venue including Keith Urban, Sheena Easton, Rita Rudner, Andrew Dice Clay, David Brenner and more.
 
For more information or to purchase tickets to Neil Diamond: The Tribute or Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show, please call the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Box Office at 800-222-5361 or visit http://www.thelvh.com/calendar.