Human Nature Announces Residency Extension
As They Update Their “Jukebox” Show with New Hit Songs at the Venetian Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (August 14, 2017) – Australia’s HUMAN NATURE have earned their place as one of the world’s finest pop vocal groups of the modern era, and as award-winning Las Vegas resident headliners with their distinctive harmonies and stellar live shows. The fantastic foursome’s hit show “JUKEBOX” has just been extended at their home in the Sands Showroom at The Venetian Las Vegas with performances now through March 14, 2019. To celebrate, HUMAN NATURE has updated and refreshed their “JUKEBOX” show playlist with new songs beginning August 22, 2017.
“We are so thrilled that we will be calling The Venetian home through March 2019!” said Andrew Tierney of HUMAN NATURE. “The response to ‘JUKEBOX’ and to us as a group of Aussies calling America home has been humbling. We are so thankful to have the support of incredible fans and partners so, to thank them, we are updating our current ‘JUKEBOX’ show with new songs that we know will have everyone dancing in their seats.”
“In addition to new songs such as ‘Be My Baby,’ ‘You Send Me’ and ‘Shout,’ we are also adding a new section to the show,” adds Phil Burton. “We are calling it the ‘Juke Joint’’ - the place where people used to go to hang out and drink, dance and listen to new music. It’s where the name ‘JUKEBOX’ came from - it’ll be cool, intimate and a whole lot of fun!”
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to congratulate Andrew, Mike, Toby and Phil on the newest version of HUMAN NATURE ‘JUKEBOX’,” said George Markantonis, president and chief operating officer of The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo Convention Center. “The band’s ultimate playlist continues to evolve giving our guests a new reason to experience the show time and again.”
"I'm so proud to have introduced HUMAN NATURE to the Las Vegas market more than eight years ago and, am excited that the guys will keep the hits spinning and audiences dancing at The Venetian through March of 2019!” said Adam Steck, founder & CEO of SPI Entertainment and producer of the show.
“JUKEBOX,” has been praised by critics and fans for its broad musical offering and flawless production being declared “an incredibly addictive evening of entertainment.” The show effortlessly mixes pop classics from their back catalogue with Doo-wop, Motown, Soul standards and more - offering the ultimate playlist - live! HUMAN NATURE’S foursome, Toby Allen, Phil Burton and brothers, Andrew and Mike Tierney, are joined on stage by a dynamic seven-piece band, The JUKEBOX All-Stars, and world-class dancers, as they celebrate a mix of musical genres that covers classic hits as well as chart topping hits of today. In addition, the group recently filmed their television special, “HUMAN NATURE: JUKEBOX – IN CONCERT FROM THE VENETIAN,” for broadcast on PBS stations in November/December 2017. They are also gearing up for the release of new music with a USA CD and DVD to coincide with their television special.
“JUKEBOX” is not only a playlist of the groups influences, but some of the most-loved hit songs from the best vocal artists and groups of all time, including “Why Do Fools Fall in Love,” “Stand By Me,” “Unchained Melody,” “Higher and Higher,” “Dance To The Music” and “Under The Boardwalk.” They show that this “JUKEBOX” plays everything from The Temptations to Timberlake, from The Beatles to Bruno Mars.
HUMAN NATURE “JUKEBOX” plays at The Sands Showroom in the Venetian primarily Tuesday to Saturday at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale and start at $49.95 + taxes and fees and VIP options are available. Tickets can be purchased at any Venetian or Palazzo box office or by calling 702-414-9000 or 866-641-7469. Tickets are also available at HumanNatureLive.com or Venetian.com.
About Live Nation Las Vegas
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. Live Nation Las Vegas produces residency shows from Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, Backstreet Boys and Pitbull at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino; Bruno Mars and Ricky Martin at the Park Theater at Monte Carlo; and Il Divo and Rascal Flatts at The Venetian Las Vegas. Live Nation Las Vegas also brings other world-famous artists to many of the city’s other premiere concert venues including T-Mobile Arena, Mandalay Bay Events Center, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas Village, Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms, House of Blues, The Foundry at SLS Las Vegas, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, and more. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com. Find Live Nation Las Vegas on Facebook, Instagram and follow us on Twitter.
About Spi Entertainment
SPI Entertainment, helmed by award-winning Producer Adam Steck, is a leading Theatrical Production Company with six buzzed-about resident shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and several shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class celebrities, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. SPI Entertainment is behind dozens of sold-out and critically acclaimed shows such as Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Round 2 at MGM Grand, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man at The Paris Hotel, Boyz II Men at The Mirage, The Australian Bee Gees Show at The Excalibur, Divas - Starring Frank Marino at The LINQ, and more. One of SPI's biggest hits include Australia's Thunder from Down Under at The Excalibur, one of the longest running productions in the history of Las Vegas and highest-grossing male revue in the world, with over 1,000 shows a year throughout the United States and beyond.
About Human Nature
HUMAN NATURE are one of Australia’s greatest musical success stories and exports. The foursome which features brothers Andrew and Michael Tierney together with high school friends Toby Allen and Phil Burton have sold more than 2.5 million albums, earned 27 platinum awards, 18 top 40 hits and five top 10 hits worldwide. They have performed sell out shows around the globe since they signed with Sony Music Australia over two decades ago, a partnership that continues today. Since arriving in Las Vegas in 2009 to commence an unprecedented residency for an Australian act, the pop-vocal group has garnered international critical acclaim. The group, currently in residency at the prestigious The Venetian Las Vegas with their critically acclaimed show JUKEBOX through March 2019, recently celebrated more than 1,500 performances as Las Vegas resident headliners. The foursome is also poised to profile their upcoming PBS television special “HUMAN NATURE: JUKEBOX – IN CONCERT FROM THE VENETIAN” in December 2017, as well as a new CD and DVD project to coincide with the broadcast. JUKEBOX follows the highly successful “Smokey Robinson presents HUMAN NATURE: The Motown Show” which clocked up over 1200 performances over a six year period. JUKEBOX, the album, is a collection of ‘50s and ‘60s pop standards (together with an original song) produced by Dave Pierce & Executive Produced by Bob Rock. It will be released in North America during 2017. The group’s thirteenth album ‘Gimme Some Lovin’ JUKEBOX Vol II’ debut at the coveted #1 position on the national ARIA Albums Chart in Australia in July 2016 and spawned a national arena tour in February 2017 selling 40,000 tickets. Both JUKEBOX albums are platinum selling hit albums. Highlights in Human Nature’s career to date include performing to a global audience at Sydney 2000, opening for Michael Jackson and Celine Dion at concerts around the world and, appearing on television in the USA on shows including The Talk, The Chew, Oprah and Dancing With The Stars, as well as their own PBS Special: Human Nature Sings Motown. For further information, visit: http://www.humannaturelive.com. Follow them on Twitter and Instagram @HumanNatureLive or on Facebook @HumanNatureBand.