The Jacksons have inked a residency deal with Planet Hollywood that will see them perform 40 concerts, promoters for the show announced on Thursday.
The group was tapped as the next act to anchor the hotel's "RockTellz & CockTails" concert series. They are scheduled to make their debut Feb. 20.
RockTellz & CockTails is pegged as a "high-energy, one-of-a-kind live show" built around a concert and "intimate, personal stories." It sounds like "VH1 Storytellers" tailored for very seasoned acts. The Jacksons will rotate with Meat Loaf, who debuted last fall and returns in February.
In 2012 -- almost three years after the death of
After the 27-date trek was first announced, 11 stops were canceled and tickets for some performances were sold for as much as 66% off on discount sites such as Goldstar. And their performance at the Greek Theatre came at the height of a messy -- and public -- family spat that culminated with reports that matriarch
In an interview with The Times about their reunion, Jermaine claimed the tour troubles were not a result of low demand but, rather, a conscious decision to make time to record the follow-up to their last album together, 1989's "2300 Jackson Street." New material from these sessions has yet to surface.
Last summer the group helped headline the inaugural
The Jacksons have struggled to answer one big question: Are they a viable act without Michael? Maybe they will find their answer in Vegas. But even this residency can't escape Michael's glittering shadow as his music and likeness form the backdrop for
"RockTellz & CockTails presents The Jacksons" will be performed Thursday through Sunday inside the PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino from Feb. 20 to April 27.
Tickets are $54 to $129, with an exclusive meet and greet package available for an additional $400 (not including tickets). Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. through