FRANKIE MORENO – UNDER THE INFLUENCE WELCOMES
JAMES MASLOW TO THE STAGE FOR LIMITED ENGAGEMENT
AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS, MAY 20-22
Big Time Rush band member to debut brand new song produced by Moreno
Tickets on sale now
LAS VEGAS (May 9, 2016) – Beloved Las Vegas entertainer and newest Strip headliner, Frankie Moreno welcomes James Maslow to the UNDER THE INFLUENCE stage for three nights at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, May 20-22! Maslow, a member of the highly-successful pop band Big Time Rush, will debut a brand new, original song entitled “Change” during the show, which is being produced by Moreno. Tickets are on sale now and going fast, so patrons are encouraged to purchase soon by visiting FrankieMoreno.com.
Known for his starring role on the popular Nickelodeon series Big Time Rush and the band of the same name, which has sold more than one million albums and two million digital tracks, Maslow is currently working on his first solo EP and is planning to begin releasing music this summer. In addition to the debut of “Change,” Maslow will also join the UNDER THE INFLUENCE band onstage for an acoustic set during the show, performing a song from an artist that has influenced his music and career.
“I’m honored that Frankie asked me to join him on stage with his new show UNDER THE INFLUENCE, and I’m incredibly excited to collaborate with him on my new song ‘Change,’” said Maslow. “His resume and experience is incredible, and I think we will make a great team. This performance will be the first time I’m playing any of my new music live, and I couldn’t ask for a better musician to accompany me.”
UNDER THE INFLUENCE will continue to welcome a series of artists to the stage for surprise performances and appearances. Most recently, UNDER THE INFLUENCE was joined by Kip Winger of the popular ‘80s rock band Winger for a surprise performance of The Beatles’ “Oh! Darling.”
“I’m looking forward to having James join us onstage for this special debut,” said Moreno. “He is a very cool artist and really talented. I can’t wait for our audience to see this.”
FRANKIE MORENO – UNDER THE INFLUENCE features an all-star band and pays homage to Moreno’s musical influences from Elvis to Bruno Mars, intertwining original music with re-imagined takes on chart-topping hits. The production is now electrifying audiences nightly inside the PH Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Tuesday-Sunday at 9 p.m., with no show on Monday. Tickets can be purchased at FrankieMoreno.com, by phone at 800-745-3000 or in person at the PH Showroom box office.
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About James Maslow
James Maslow is best known as the star of the top-rated Nickelodeon program “Big Time Rush” and worldwide best-selling music group of the same name. Maslow can next be seen as protagonist ‘Wyatt’ in the Benny Boom directed feature film WILD FOR THE NIGHT. Other recent acting credits include his starring role as Kevin Mohr on the SONY Crackle original series Sequestered and in the lead role as ‘Bart Dollangager-Winslow’ in Lifetime’s SEEDS OF YESTERDAY, the final installment in the hugely successful Flowers InThe Attic series. A true Triple Threat, Maslow was the last man standing and a finalist on Season 18 of ABC’s Dancing With the Stars and recently wrapped his headlining role as ‘Dr. John Watson’ opposite David Arquette in the international tour of the stage adaptation of Sherlock Holmes.
Aside from his busy TV/film career, Maslow is currently in the studio developing and recording music for his debut solo EP and is planning to begin releasing music this summer. Maslow began his professional acting career on the popular Nickelodeon series iCarly and completed the fourth season of Big Time Rush in 2013, the third longest running live-action series in Nickelodeon history. As part of one of the most popular music groups internationally, Maslow has won countless Kids Choice Awards and headlined sold-out tours across the globe, most recently the Big Time Rush Live World Tour (2014), performing at some of the largest venues across North & South America. Born in New York and raised in San Diego, Maslow began performing at an early age, training at the prestigious La Jolla Playhouse and San Diego School of Performing Arts (SCPA).
About FRANKIE MORENO – UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Blending retro vibes with a hip modern sound, FRANKIE MORENO – UNDER THE INFLUENCE brings to life Moreno’s very personal path to becoming a Las Vegas headliner. With his highly contagious music and playful stage antics, UNDER THE INFLUENCE pays homage to Moreno’s major musical influences from Elvis Presley to Bruno Mars, Ray Charles to The Beatles, all presented through Moreno’s unmatched style, fully choreographed band, and stunning visual technology. Each performance will feature Moreno’s hit-inspired original music and reimagined takes on chart-topping songs, as well as signature choreography and performances by professional dancer, Lacey Schwimmer of Dancing With the Stars fame. Hailed as “a show you don’t want to miss” by Huffington Post and an “extraordinary evening of entertainment” by Las Vegas Magazine, twice-named “headliner of the year,” Moreno is an all-around talent who puts his heart and soul into his music and leaves audiences begging for more! Fore more information, visit FrankieMoreno.com and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
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