(Macao, December 9, 2012) -The Grammy Award-winning Commodores®successfully proved once again that they remain a superstar force, with their concert at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel's Venetian Theatre Sunday, featuring the R&B legends' well-known tunes and on-stage showmanship throughout the night.
The successful Commodores of the present - drummer Walter "Clyde" Orange, guitarist William "WAK" King and vocalist James Dean "J.D." Nicholas - chose one of their signature songs, "To Hot Ta Trot," to welcome the eager audience of fans, kicking off the concert in high spirit. The performanceat the luxurious Venetian Theatre featured the ever-popular group filling the night with smash hits and chart-topping singles such as "Just to be close," "Nightshift" and "Come Dance with me,"bringing the talent and experience of three decades of writing, producing, and performing hit music to a new generation of fans. Thespectacular, top-class entertainment not onlygarnered the rapturous applause of the audience, but alsodemonstrated once again the staying power that has kept the Commodores a worldwide success over the last three decades.
Prior to their Venetian Theatre performance, theCommodoresalso performedat The American Chamber of Commerce in Macau's Annual Ball at the Venetian Ballroom Saturday night. The dazzling entertainment showcased thelegendary group's powerful signature sound,providing the attendees with what is sure to have been a memorable evening.
The Commodores' performance in Macao was not only an entertainment experience, but also an important platform 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.
Photo caption:The Grammy Award-winning Commodoresdazzle the Macao audience of fans with their performance at The Venetian Macao's Venetian Theatre Sunday night.
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.