Fremont Street Experience jazz festival set for June

LAS VEGAS -- The Fremont Street Experience, located in the city's downtown area, will host the Las Vegas Jazz Festival June 1 to 3.

The event will feature 25 bands performing on five indoor stages and five outdoor stages during the three days.

In all, there will be 220 live performances ranging in style from jazz and Latin jazz to Cajun zydeco.

Scheduled entertainers include the 10th Avenue Jazz Band, Burning Banjo Trio, Gator Beat, Igor's Jazz Cowboys, Stan Mark & His Sin Sity Suitz, the Boondockers and Big Tiny Little & the Show Band.

The bands will perform from 3 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on June 1; from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on June 2, and from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 3.

Stage locations will be within five city blocks and are sponsored by the resorts at the Fremont Street Experience.

The outdoor stages will be located at the following venues: First and Fremont streets, Third and Fremont streets, at the Main Street Station South parking lot, the Golden Nugget pool and on Fremont Street between the Las Vegas Club and the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino.

Indoor venues will be located at the Lady Luck Pavilion, the Fremont Hotel's Gold Ballroom, the Four Queens Casino Hotel King's Pavilion, Fitzgeralds Casino & Holiday Inn Vincenzo's Restaurant and the Golden Nugget Theatre Ballroom.

One daily admission ticket provides access to all of the indoor and outdoor stage locations.

Tickets are priced at $10 per day for a single-day admission ticket and $25 for a three-day festival pass.

Tickets and passes can be purchased by phone at (800) 249-3559 or on line at

Tickets also can be obtained at the Fremont Street Experience executive offices, located at 425 Fremont St., second floor, Mondays through Fridays, during normal business hours.

The hotel properties at the Fremont Street Experience also are offering special room rates and packages in connection with the jazz festival.

The properties are Binion's Horseshoe, California Hotel & Casino, Fitzgeralds Casino & Holiday Inn, Four Queens Casino Hotel, Fremont Hotel & Casino, Golden Gate Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget, Lady Luck Casino Hotel, Las Vegas Club Casino Hotel or Main Street Station Casino, Brewery & Hotel.

For more information or to reserve a room, call (866) FSE-JAZZ.

Reservations for recreational vehicles also are available by calling (800) 634-6255.

For additional information about the festival, call (800) 249-3559 or (702) 678-5777.

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