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SPI Entertainment

July 11, 2013 16:29 ET

SPI Entertainment Revolutionizes Las Vegas Entertainment With RockTellz & CockTails

Stripped Down, Interactive Look at the Music and Lives of Rock 'n Roll's Most Prominent Stars, Beginning September 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2013) - TWEET: Enjoy RockTellz & CockTails w/ rock 'n roll's biggest stars, beg. Sept 2013.

SPI Entertainment is proud to announce RockTellz & CockTails will make its debut on the Las Vegas Strip in September. Held in an intimate, interactive setting, RockTellz & CockTails will offer a once-in-a-lifetime, stripped-down deconstruction of the lives and careers of some of the world's most acclaimed musicians, including live performances of the songs that made them famous. RockTellz & CockTails' debut headliner will be announced shortly.

A live documentary in the style of "VH1 Storytellers" meets "Inside the Actor's Studio," RockTellz & CockTails will take audiences on an interactive journey through the stories, momentous turning points, the highs and the lows of rock 'n roll's most celebrated and fascinating stars. Featuring live performances, captivating Q&A sessions, archived film, recordings, photos and backstage footage, RockTellz & CockTails will bring back the intimate, artist-centric shows of yesteryear that helped put the Las Vegas Strip on the map.

"As a life-long lover of music, I'm particularly excited to bring RockTellz & CockTails to the Las Vegas Strip," said Adam Steck, founder and CEO of SPI Entertainment. "This show is about celebrating the spectacle of the artist and their musical evolution, while providing an arena-worthy performance in an intimate, interactive setting. I'm passionate about bringing fresh and exciting entertainment offerings to Las Vegas and RockTellz & CockTails will be a musical journey unlike any other."

"I've always been curious about the stories behind my favorite songs and how the artists created these moments in time," said Creative Director Steve Cohen. "RockTellz & CockTails will bring fans a new understanding of the artistic lives of their favorite performers, while presenting their legendary hits in a new and unique way. Envision being told when and how a song was written and then hearing it, sometimes stripped down, sometimes bigger than the original, just a few feet from the artist! It will be an exciting night of music."

Created and produced by Adam Steck of SPI Entertainment, RockTellz & CockTails features an award-winning creative team of writers, archivists and directors, including Creative Director Steve Cohen, who has worked with many of music's most prominent artists throughout his 40-year career, including Billy Joel, Elton John, Reba McEntire, Justin Timberlake, N'Sync, Britney Spears, John Mellencamp and The Eagles.

Magnum Integrated Marketing will be leading the shows advertising and marketing. In addition, Ken Ciancimino, President of Magnum and longtime business associate of Adam Steck, will also assist in sourcing artists.

About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment, Inc. is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and numerous shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature - The Motown Show, Boyz II Men, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Thunder From Down Under, Divas - Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, and American Storm.

About Steve Cohen
Steve Cohen is an award-winning production designer, lighting designer and director. Over his 40-year career in the music and television industry, Cohen has worked with many of the world's most prominent music and comedy artists, including Billy Joel, Elton John, Reba McEntire, Justin Timberlake, N'Sync, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Blake Shelton, John Mellencamp, Don Henley, The Eagles, Sugarland, Tim McGraw, Hall and Oates and Lenny Kravitz, as well as numerous TV productions for HBO, Showtime, MTV, VH1 including Whoopi Goldberg on Broadway, Dane Cook and George Lopez. For George Lucas, he designed and directed Star Wars in Concert and produced the feature documentary "The Last Play at Shea." He has lent his talent and production acumen to the Andre Agassi foundation, co-producing 15 consecutive "Grand Slam For Children" concerts, helping raise more than 150 million dollars for the Andre Agassi charter school in Las Vegas.

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