Las Vegas Declares January 2 deadmau5 Day!’

Mayor Carolyn Goodmanhas passed a proclamation officially declaringJanuary 2, 2012, deadmau5 Day in the City ofLas Vegas. This marks the date the electronic music phenomenon will launch his exclusive partnership withWynn Las Vegas, debuting atXSNightclubduringNew Years Eveweekend and continuing with additional dates at bothEncore Beach ClubandXSthrough2012.

Throughout the past year we have seen the masses journey toLas Vegasto experience electronic dance artists headlining in our nightclubs, saidJesse Waits, co-owner and managing partner ofXSandTrystnightclubs. The following for deadmau5 is phenomenal, and I applaud Mayor Goodman for recognizing both his remarkable persona alongside his ability to drive visitor traffic from fans traveling across the globe to experience his live sets.

Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world and deadmau5 represents the cream of the crop in electronic dance music, the hottest genre of music that has made an significant positive financial impact to the city this past year, saidSean Christie, co-owner and managing partner ofEncore Beach ClubandSurrender Nightclub. Mayor Goodmans proclamation of deadmau5 Day is an important symbolic acknowledgement of this wildly popular entertainment form that has come to define the best in Las Vegas nightlife.

The honor is a great addition todeadmau5s list of accolades including recently being nominated forthreeGrammy Awards. He is up for nods in theBest Dance/Electronica Albumcategory for his critically acclaimed LP4×4=12andBest Dance Recordingfor Raise Your Weapon withGreta Svabo Bech. Also nominated wasdeadmau5s stellar remix of theFoo Fighters Rope in theBest Remixed Recording, Non-Classicalcategory.

In2009,deadmau5was nominated forBest Remixed Recordingat theGrammysand took home theBest Electro House ArtistandBest Progressive House Artistat theBeatport Awardswhile being noted as the “most influential, relevant and forward-thinking person in electronic music over the past 12 months.” His most infamous award show appearance to date was rocking the stage at the2010 MTV Video Music Awardsas the official house artist as he introduced his signature sound to TV viewers tuning in across the globe.

Tickets for the debut event atXSare available for pre-purchase now atwantickets.com. Table reservations can be made by calling 702-770-0097.

XS Nightclubis open Friday through Monday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.Encore Beach Clubis open seasonally. For more information, please visitwww.xslasvegas.comorwww.encorebeachclub.com.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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