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Dance Music Icon Pete Tong Brings Legendary Pool Party To Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas – Six Month Residency Kicks Off May 22, 2011

Dance Music Icon Pete Tong Brings Legendary Pool Party To Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas – Six Month Residency Kicks Off May 22, 2011

Las Vegas – Pete Tong is unquestionably one of dance music’s biggest and most respected names. Across all corners of the globe his name is synonymous with the very best cutting edge electronic music and talent. He hosts the world’s most listened to electronic music radio show on BBC Radio One where he has recently celebrated 20 years at the station, and his club and Festival gigs from Ibiza to London, Brazil to Barcelona have become the stuff of legend.

Pete’s Pool Party has risen above its peers to become the can’t miss event at the world’s dance music gathering, Miami’s Winter Music Conference. Delivering truly memorable moments and unforgettable poolside performances, Pete’s Pool Party couples must-see music in an unrivaled setting. This summer, for the first time, Pete Tong will bring Pete’s Pool Party to America’s party capital, Las Vegas.

Naturally Pete Tong has picked the most magnificent of Vegas’ pools to host his six-month Las Vegas residency. Tong will take to the decks five times from May to October at the incredible Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas. A 60,000 square feet lush oasis, Encore Beach Club combines a luxurious pool venue and upscale party atmosphere, reminiscent of European dayclubs. Three tiered pools, floating lily pads for lounging, 26 cabanas and eight private bungalows make this an unmatched poolside party on the Strip.

Splitting his time between Vegas and his residency at Ibiza’s super-club Pacha, Tong will bring the music and magic of the Balearic Isle to Sin City. From hands-in-the-air anthems, to yet-to-be released limited edition white label bombs, Pete’s Pool Party will treat Las Vegas to an unprecedented snap-shot of the music that will set the agenda for the next 12 months, mixed by one of the most revered DJs in the world. A stellar lineup of support talent is also to be announced soon.

This year Pete Tong celebrates 20 years at BBC Radio, helming the most listened to electronic music show in the world. Truly a global ambassador for dance music, whether sharing the decks with superstar DJ icons or championing emerging talent, Tong’s contribution to, passion for and impact on the industry is unmatched. Over the summer months Pete Tong will host his residency at Ibiza’s Pacha, headline the Dance Tent at Glastonbury Festival, produce and headline a tent at the world famous Bestival Festival, and has most recently hosted a 12-hour Tong takeover of BBC Radio One to celebrate his twenty years at the station.

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