When a residency act comes to the Hard Rock Hotel, the resort goes all out with supporting themes. Rascal Flatts is a case in point: when the country act takes up residency with nine shows Feb. 25, to Mar. 14, there will be Rascal Flats-themed meals, drinks, even spa treatments.
The trio celebrates its 15th anniversary with 15 No. 1 singles, the most-awarded country music group of the past decade. Eight of their studio albums debuted at No. 1. Now their Vegas Riot! residency at The Joint will include their hits “Life Is a Highway” and “Bless the Broken Road.”
Season seven winner of NBC’s “The Voice,” Craig Wayne Boyd, opens for the group. The future country superstar already has a No.1 single, “My Baby’s Got a Smile on Her Face,” under his belt just two months after his big win.
Deejay Dee Jay Silver will perform a mix of Top 40 hits with some country tunes at Body English Nightclub. Silver has toured with country stars Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.
Elvis Monroe performs at Vinyl for free after every Rascal Flatts show. The band, which has members from Lifehouse, Matchbox Twenty and Emerson Drive, plays an eclectic mix of alternative country, classic Americana and modern music. The group will perform at Vinyl at 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25; Wednesday, Mar. 4; Friday, Mar. 6; and Saturday, Mar. 7.
Many of the Hard Rock Hotel’s restaurants added Rascal Flatts-themed food and beverage specials. For example, 35 Steaks + Martinis has “My Wish” Surf & Turf for $58 with an 8-ounce Black Angus filet mignon and U-4 tiger prawn drizzled with garlic butter. Culinary Dropout created the “Come Wake Me Up” cocktail for $10 with Stolichnaya vodka, muddled strawberries, lemon juice and Shock Top Belgian White Wheat Ale. Head over to Mr. Lucky’s for the “I Won’t Let Go” country farm burger served on Texas Toast with pork sausage patties, a fried egg, American cheese, country gravy and tater tots on the side for $14.
Casino bars have Rascal Flatts-themed cocktails including the “Broken Road” with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, triple sec, sour mix and Sprite; “Prayin’ for Daylight” with Herradura Blanco, pineapple juice, cranberry juice and Sprite; or “Life is a Highway” with Woodford Reserve, pear puree, bitters and ginger beer served over ice. All go for $8.
Stay at the resort and see the show with room and show packages starting at $200. The deal includes two tickets to a Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! show at The Joint and a one-night stay. Book online and use the TRAFLGC for a gold circle package, TRAFLFB for a front balcony package or TRAFLGA for a general admission package.
Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon is also offering Rascal Flatts-themed treatments. The “I Melt” body scrub, Vichy shower and body moisturizer application goes for $135 and the “Take Me There” Swedish massage with a hydrating facial costs $205.
Tickets to the Rascal Flatts residency start at $39.50.
Info: Hard Rock Hotel, (702) 693-5555