Fremont Street Experience will offer an exclusive sneak preview of the upcoming “Summer of ’69: Vegas or Bust” concert and event series on Friday, May 22. The event kicks off with the unveiling of a custom work of art by renowned artist, John Van Hamersveld in celebration of Fremont Street Experience’s free headlining concerts and entertainment that will be held in celebration of 1969.
Artist John Van Hamersveld, most known for his prominent 1960s iconic image of the Pinnacle Indian and The Beatles cover for the “Magical Mystery Tour” album, joins Fremont Street Experience and Mayor Goodman in celebration of the “Summer of ’69: Vegas or Bust” summer extravaganza. The completed art piece, a custom-painted vintage school bus, will be unveiled to the media for the first time on Friday, May 22 by Van Hamersveld. In addition to the unveiling, Fremont Street Experience will give media a sneak-preview of the Summer of ’69 street show, “Psychedelic Ride: A Hippie Bus Street Party.”
Summer of ’69: Vegas or Bust kicks off Memorial Day weekend at Fremont Street Experience and comes to a close Labor Day weekend. The summer-long campaign will feature major headlining entertainment and events reminiscent of the year 1969.
Friday, May 22
11 a.m. – Media Check-In
11:30 a.m. – Press conference with Mayor Oscar Goodman, artist John Van Hamersveld, Jeff Victor, President of Fremont Street Experience and Rossi Ralenkotter, President/CEO of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
11:45 a.m. – Bus unveiling/Psychedelic Ride performance
Fremont Street Experience
At Main Street between Golden Gate and Vegas Club hotel and casinos.
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