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Steve Aoki and Thirty Seconds to Mars to Headline Opening Ceremony for F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix

Las Vegas is no stranger to glitz and glamor, but on November 15th, the city in the desert will shine even brighter. Organizers of the Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix have announced a star-studded opening ceremony, featuring performances by renowned artists, turning the city into a racing and music spectacle.

This historic event is set to mark the start of the inaugural Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix, and it promises to be an unforgettable evening. A lineup of high-profile artists, including Steve Aoki, Thirty Seconds to Mars, will.i.am, J Balvin, Andra Day, Bishop Briggs, Journey, and Keith Urban, will provide the soundtrack for the night. What makes this even more special is that all 20 Formula 1 drivers will be in attendance, adding an extra layer of excitement to the evening.

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The opening ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM local time, with over 30,000 people expected to attend in person. For those unable to make it to the event, the action will be broadcast on ESPN2 for U.S. residents and streamed online via the official Formula 1 YouTube channel.

This is not your typical opening ceremony; it’s a grand production designed to blend high-energy musical performances with a captivating atmosphere. Executive Producer Brian Burke, along with Stufish Entertainment Architects and Tom Sutherland of DX7 Design, have come together to create a seamless fusion of music, lights, lasers, fireworks, and even a drone show powered by T-Mobile. The goal is to make this opening ceremony a celebration to remember, showcasing Las Vegas’s ability to host world-class sporting events and solidifying its status as the entertainment capital of the world.

Steve Hill, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), echoed this sentiment: “As the Sports and Entertainment Capital of the World, it is only fitting that we kick off the inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix with an incredible lineup of world-renowned music and athletic talent. We are proud to partner with Formula 1 to give the fans in the audience and viewers around the world an unforgettable start to a truly momentous weekend in Las Vegas.”

Fans eager to be part of this historic event can purchase tickets for the opening ceremony on the official Formula 1 Las Vegas website.

The Formula 1 Heineken Silver Las Vegas Grand Prix promises to be a thrilling event that combines the adrenaline of racing with the excitement of live music, and the opening ceremony will set the tone for an unforgettable weekend in Las Vegas.