The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas kicked off the Valley to Vegas: Spring Concert Series with a mind-blowing performance by Empire of the Sun at The Chelsea last night (Wednesday, April 9).
The show opened with sounds from DJ Supra, who energized the crowd before Empire of the Sun emerged as a vision on stage. Clad in the signature golden headdress, sparkling costumes and capes, Empire of the Sun entertained the audience with a sweeping electro-pop performance complete with stunning visual production elements unlike any other featuring hits such as “DNA,” “We Are the People” and “Walking On a Dream.” The show marked the start of an unparalleled eight-day entertainment experience. The Valley to Vegas: Spring Concert Series offers guests the opportunity to see some of the most talked about artists live at the most unique resort amidst the avant-garde of The Chelsea and the energetic social scene of Boulevard Pool.
Next up in the Valley to Vegas: Spring Concert Series is Grouplove at Boulevard Pool (April 10); Lana Del Rey at The Chelsea (April 11); Young The Giant at Boulevard Pool (April 11); Ellie Goulding at Boulevard Pool (April 12); Lorde at Boulevard Pool (April 15 & 16);HAIM at Boulevard Pool (April 17); and Foster the People at Boulevard Pool (April 18)
Make sure to click on the photos in the full photo gallery by © Erik Kabik/ Retna/ erikkabik.com below.
About Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun are an Australian electronic music duo from Sydney, formed in 2008. The duo consists of longtime collaborators Luke Steele of alternative rock act The Sleepy Jackson, and Nick Littlemore of electronic dance outfit Pnau.
Their award-winning, 2008 debut album Walking on a Dream shot the duo to international success and to date has been certified double platinum in Australia and gold in United States. The album has sparked a number of internationally charting singles including “Walking on a Dream” which peaked at number ten on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and reached number sixty four on the UK Singles Chart, and “We Are the People”, which peaked at number fourteen on the UK Singles Chart.
The duo’s second album Ice on the Dune was released on 14 June 2013 in Australia, and was preceded by lead single “Alive” on 16 April. They are currently signed to EMI Australia and Virgin UK.