Kats: David Lee Roth cancels Las Vegas retirement party

that of David Lee Roth The Las Vegas retirement boom has collapsed, apparently due to COVID. The much-vaunted leader called off the entire race on Monday afternoon, according to a House of Blues representative in Mandalay Bay. Roth was scheduled to perform on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and again on January 14 and 15, January 21 and 22, and February 11 and 12.

There has been no official announcement from Roth or his camp, or concert promoter Live Nation, as to why this whole sold-out series has been increased. But on Thursday, Roth representatives said it was pushing its New Years Eve and New Years broadcasts to February 11 and 12, saying in a statement the decisions were: “Due to unforeseen circumstances related to COVID and over-caution for those who work and attend shows.

This announcement indicated that refunds would be automatically processed and ticket holders would be notified directly.

Roth cited his own health concerns when he announced that the Las Vegas shows would be his last live performances. “I throw in the shoes”, that’s how he put it on October 1st.

The former Van Halen singer, 67, added that he was experiencing unspecified health issues: “My doctors, my managers made me really take care of the fact that every time I ride on stage, I endanger (my) future. “

With fans reacting quickly to the announcement, his shows at House of Blues sold out. There is no word on whether it is possible for them to be returned to the calendar.

Nadal is’ Enchant’-ed

Chairman and CEO of Nevada Public Radio Jerry nadal held a leadership role at “Enchant”, the entertainment company that closed its first vacation attraction at the Las Vegas Ballpark. Nadal is the company’s new COO. He also spent more than 21 years as a senior official at Cirque du Soleil, including a dozen as senior vice-president of the residency entertainment division.

In this position, Nadal worked with the General Manager of “Enchant” Kim Scott, who oversaw this year’s Christmas show. Scott worked at the Circus on “Zumanity” and later “Love” at the Mirage.

“Enchant” did not have a COO when this year started at Ballpark, and Nadal said he was happy to be working with the company’s founder and CEO, Kevin Johnston.

“I thought everything went very well, despite the COVID nightmare,” Nadal said on Monday. “Enchant” has another two years on its contract with Las Vegas Ballpark for the vacation experience. This year it is expanding to San Jose, California; which goes to St. Petersburg, Florida; Washington DC and Las Vegas as “enchanted” cities.

Nadal has said he will continue his duties at KNPR until his successor is officially appointed in February. He spent over two years running the operations of the Nevada public radio station. He was appointed on an interim basis for three months in September 2019.

Nadal also remains linked to the Cirque community as a director on the board of directors of One Drop, Cirque’s international initiative for clean water.

John Katsilometes’ column is published daily in section A. His “PodKats! Podcast can be found at reviewjournal.com/podcasts. Contact him at jkatsilometes@reviewjournal.com. To follow @johnnykats on Twitter, @ JohnnyKats1 on Instagram.

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