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Monday, April 08, 2013

DJ Danny Avila to Begin Series in April LAS VEGAS (April 8, 2013) – DJ sensation Danny Avila announces that he will join Hakkasan Las Vegas opening at MGM Grand in April. Avila will also extend his talents to the daytime at the MGM Grand’s iconic WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool. According to Neil Moffit, CEO of Angel Management Group, it was Avila’s “captivating drive” and “youthful spirit” that “breathes life into his performances.” He added, “(Danny’s) nascent but ambitious career mirrors the spirit and drive of Hakkasan Las Vegas, and we are excited for this synergistic partnership.” Speaking from his current tour of the US, Avila said, “It’s very exciting to be performing at a club as groundbreaking as Hakkasan Las Vegas – 2013 will be an important year for me and the EDM world, as a whole.” For fans of Avila in the US and Canada, his exclusive event series at Hakkasan Las Vegas further highlights just how dramatically his presence has been felt on the North American continent, particularly over the past six months. Consistently headlining at the some of the biggest venues and festivals in both countries – including Pacha NYC, LIV, EDC, Ultra Music Festival and Coachella – the youngster has smashed all preconceptions and raised the bar with every set. [youtube id="f1omJRl-lrA" width="620" height="360"] At the tender age of 18, Avila has become one of the hottest acts in the world of electronic music. From winning the ‘Best Newcomer DJ’ at the prestigious 2011 Vicious Music Awards at just 16, through an incredible 2012 Ibiza season that caught the attention of everyone from Tiësto through to dance bible DJ Mag, to the announcement of his residency as the youngest ever prime time resident on SiriusXM, Avila is the name on everyone’s lips – and rightly so. Spearheading the next generation of superstar DJ/producers, his star continues to rise with every new announcement. Hakkasan Las Vegas, a restaurant and nightclub complex, will offer guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and unparalleled entertainment and nightlife inside a beautifully designed five-level structure. A collaboration between the celebrated international dining group Hakkasan Ltd. and leading entertainment and nightlife company Angel Management Group, the venue is a dramatic extension of the brand as it will include the restaurant’s first venture into nightlife. WET REPUBLIC set the standard for innovation in Las Vegas as The Strip’s first daylife destination. Evoking a sensuous South Beach ambiance with a seductive modern vibe, the alluring 53,000-square-foot party pool features spectacular saltwater pools, individual dipping pools, exclusive VIP bungalows, hip party cabanas, spacious daybeds and oversized deluxe chaise lounges. The venue boasts a spacious pool deck which doubles as an entertainment stage for the hottest in-demand DJs, celebrity guests and entertainers at WET REPUBLIC’s weekly and monthly signature events. Unique culinary offerings, signature cocktails, premium bottle and pitcher service can be enjoyed in the lounge or ordered poolside. WET REPUBLIC is an unrivaled daytime venue that transformed the Vegas pool party scene.