John Fogerty to Bring His 1969-Themed Tour to Las Vegas
After spending a portion of 2014 revisiting the year Creedence Clearwater Revival had in 1969, John Fogerty will be settling down in one place with it at the start of next year. He will bring an expanded version of the concert, called “Peace, Love and Creedence” to the Venetian in Las Vegas for eight nights in January.
"Peace, love and Vegas!” he said in a statement. “I'm excited to be coming to the Venetian and bringing my '1969' show for you all. We are going to be rockin' my Creedence Clearwater Revival songs along with many more. We'll have some new things added to the show, too. Hope you all can come and help us rock it up in Vegas come January!"
Rolling Stone reports that, in addition to focusing on the three smash albums Creedence released that year, Bayou Country, Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys, the show will include exclusive archival footage and personal stories.
Fogerty will perform on Jan. 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20, 22 and 23. Ticket prices begin at $59.50 and will go on sale beginning Oct. 9 at the Venetian's website. There is also a Fortunate Son Front Row VIP Package, which gives purchasers a reserved front row seat, with a cap, t-shirt, bandana, guitar pick and a copy of Fogerty’s memoir, Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music, which is being released Oct. 6. "Fortunate Son" is Creedence's No. 3 hit from 1969 that takes aim at children of privilege.
The Venetian is also the Vegas home of a production of Rock of Ages, the hit jukebox musical that weaves more than two dozen '80s hits into a story about the L.A. rock scene in 1987.
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