Assessing readers’ picks for which music act should inaugurate the Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium next year.
The Las Vegas Stadium, the future home of the NFL’s Raiders, is scheduled to be completed a year from today.
Dignitaries will sign the final beam before it is lifted to the top of the stadium, which remains on target to open in July 2020.
When a new NFL stadium opens, a big music act tends to christen the venue. Let’s look at some contenders to launch Las Vegas stadium.
The man in charge of building the new NFL stadium in Las Vegas doesn’t know much about football, but his history with the Raiders has earned him an invaluable level of trust.
MGM Resorts International plans to take advantage of the proximity of the Las Vegas stadium to three of its resorts by hosting pregame and post-game tailgating events.
Moving game to Las Vegas stadium for 2020 and 2021, in a time when National Finals Rodeo owns the city in early December, won’t guarantee a spike in interest.
With a lot of interest being shown by representatives tied to sports, entertainment and corporate events, AEG Facilities Regional Vice President Chris Wright said they’ll have no issue filing the stadium for 46 events annually.
A lawsuit filed this past week names the Oakland Raiders and the Stadium Authority among others tied to a disputed payment mount by a subcontractor.
Las Vegas is betting big on 2020, when more than 15 projects — ranging from a stadium to hotel-casino renovations — are slated to come online.