Styx and Don Felder Give Back to Charity

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Styx and Don Felder Give Back to Charity During Five-Night Limited Engagement at The Venetian Theatre

A signed guitar will be raffled off by Rock To The Rescue during each night of “Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane” to benefit Las Vegas-based nonprofit Positively Arts Foundation

Las Vegas, Nevada (Jan. 6, 2017) – Rock to the Rescue, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by rock bands Styx and REO Speedwagon, partners with Las Vegas charity Positively Arts Foundation (PAF) to donate guitar raffle funds during Styx and Don Felder’s five-night run at The Venetian Theatre. The show, “Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane,” kicks off Friday, January 6 inside The Venetian® Las Vegas.

Each night, Rock to the Rescue will raffle off an Epiphone Les Paul Junior guitar signed by members of the band as well as Don Felder. A portion of the proceeds will benefit PAF, an organization dedicated to using the arts to empower, inspire and heal. PAF brings today’s professional artists together with aspiring students for positive art opportunities despite their financial need or accessibility. The remaining proceeds will be donated to Rock to the Rescue, a nonprofit that builds strong, healthy communities through the support of grassroots causes across the country. 

To enter the raffle, attendees must purchase a commemorative guitar pick for $10 from the Rock to the Rescue booth located on the Parterre level of the Venetian Theatre or from a Positively Arts Foundation volunteer prior to the start of the show. At the end of each show, a guitar pick will be drawn and one lucky winner will get to take home an invaluable piece of history.

“We are so happy to be able to help the Las Vegas community while performing with our good friend Don Felder,” said Tommy Shaw. “By teaming up with the Positively Arts Foundation we get to share our passion and love for the music industry and help support music education.”

Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane will be held on January 6, 7, 11, 13 and 14, 2017. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchase at www.Venetian.com/StyxFelder.

About Rock to the Rescue
Rock to the Rescue is a project founded on the principle that our communities are stronger when we work together in mutual aid. Having played over 1500 shows in the last 14 years, Styx has been strongly connected with communities across the country. With local fans and community members making an effort to join in support of Styx, it is important to the band to actively participate in these communities as well. At each tour date, Rock to the Rescue partners with a local group to give back through community outreach, fundraising, and volunteer support. What makes Rock to the Rescue unique is that we work on a grassroots level with small groups, giving real support to real individuals who are creating positive changes in their communities. Rock to the Rescue is building initiatives in the areas of music education, health and well-being, disaster relief and aid, and animal welfare and rescue.  For more information visit: www.rocktotherescue.net and www.facebook.com/rocktotherescue

About Positively Arts Foundation
Positively Arts Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit foundation dedicated to using the arts to EMPOWER, INSPIRE, and to HEAL. EMPOWER by creating positive performance arts opportunities for students despite their financial need or accessibility to the arts. INSPIRE by bridging the gap between the aspiring artist and the professional artist. HEAL through our anti-bullying school tours and creating a safe and supportive environment for our students.

For more information, visit www.pafgive.org.

About The Venetian® Las Vegas:
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants by celebrity chefs and world-class entertainment and shopping. The luxury resort offers 4,028 elegant suites, including standard suites that are nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room. The Venetian is home to restaurants from celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Thomas Keller, Emeril Lagasse and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro. The resort also features Canyon Ranch SpaClub; a five-acre pool and garden deck; TAO nightclub; the Grand Canal Shoppes retail and dining mecca; a 120,000-square-foot casino and the Strip’s largest poker room; and more than 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space. For more information, visit venetian.com, @venetianvegas and facebook.com/venetianlasvegas. The Venetian Las Vegas is a property of global integrated resorts developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).

About AEG Live:
AEG Live is one of the largest live music companies in the world.  The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals.  AEG Live operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters. AEG Live presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Live, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents.  For more information visit www.aeglive.com.

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CONTACTS:
Kirvin Doak Communications
702.737.3100
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Amanda Cagan (Styx)
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AEG Live Las Vegas
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Abigail Miller
The Venetian and The Palazzo
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