(Macao, December 6, 2012) -The Grammy Award-winning Commodores® will be performing at The American Chamber of Commerce in Macau's Annual Ball on December 8 at the Venetian Ballroom, ahead of their December 9 performance at the Venetian Theatre.
"Sands China believes that providing quality world-class entertainment is essential in supporting Macao's rise to a world centre of tourism and leisure, and for establishing it as one of Asia's leading entertainment hubs, which is why we are proud to be bringing the Commodores to our luxurious Venetian Theatre," said Edward Tracy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sands China Ltd. "And hosting AmCham Macau's annual ball again this year at The Venetian® Macao provides us with another opportunity to support the important work of AmCham and we are happy to be able to offer the Commodores as the evening's entertainment."
Seeing the Commodores perform in Macao is not only an entertainment experience, but also an important avenue of cultural exchange, considering the long history of the influential group, and its impact on R&B music. An American funk/soul band of the 1970s and 1980s, the Commodores are best known for ballads such as "Easy" and "Three Times a Lady," and won a Grammy Award for the multi-platinum smash single "Nightshift" in 1986.
AmCham Macau's The Apollo Theater - One Night with The Commodores takes place at 7 pm on December 8, at the Venetian Ballroom. More information is available at the AmCham website at www.amcham.org.mo/index.php/contact-us/250-2012-dec-08-amcham-macau-annual-ball.
Tickets for the 7:30 pm,December 9 performance ofTHE COMMODORES® LIVE IN MACAO 2012at the Venetian Theatreare available at all Sands China box offices, and can be purchased in one ofthree categories: HKD/MOP300 (A Reserve),200 (B Reserve) and 100 (C Reserve). A package with round trip Cotai Water Jet tickets between Hong Kong and Macao is also available for HKD/MOP388 (A Reserve). Tickets can be booked online atwww.CotaiTicketing.com, or by phone at +853 2882 8818 (Macao) / +852 6333 6660 (HK), and are also available at Tom Lee Outlets and through Hong Kong Ticketing (customer service fee applies) online atwww.HKTicketing.com or by phone at +852 3128 8288.
* CotaiArena™ Box Office; The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel - Main Lobby Box Office; Four Seasons Hotel - The Plaza™ Casino Box Office; Sands® Macao - Casino Floor L1 Box Office; Sands® Cotai Central - CotaiTicketing™ Box Offices (Sheraton Hotel Main Lobby, Holiday Inn Main Lobby and East Bus Lobby)
Photo caption:The Grammy Award-winning Commodores are performing at the AmCham Macau Annual Ball on December 8 at the Venetian Ballroom, and at the Venetian Theatre December 9.
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia's top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar's Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world's and the region's biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.