Introducing the newest addition to Blake Shelton’s Ole Red family: Ole Red Vegas. Situated just off the iconic Las Vegas Strip, in front of Caesars Entertainment’s Horseshoe Las Vegas at the Grand Bazaar Shops, this exciting new venue opened its doors on Monday, January 15.
Operated by Opry Entertainment Group, a division of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Ole Red Vegas is ready to immerse visitors in a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. You can find it at 3267 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
A Visual Tour: Blake Shelton’s Dazzling Ole Red in Las Vegas!
The new location boasts a visually stunning design that echoes the charm of its sister venues. As you enter, your eyes will be drawn to the remarkable main stage on the first floor, which can be seen from anywhere on the ground floor and even from multiple balconies above.
Adding to the ambiance is a striking large screen backdrop, creating a captivating visual experience. Hang your gaze upward, and you’ll spot an upside-down tractor suspended from the ceiling—just another delightful touch of whimsy.
With each floor offering a generous amount of seating, Ole Red Vegas ensures that guests have ample space to sit back, relax, and savor the delicious food, refreshing drinks, and incredible live music. It’s the perfect setting for enjoying a memorable evening with friends, soaking up the vibrant atmosphere, and losing yourself in the electrifying performances.
As you explore the venue, you’ll also come across various nods to Blake Shelton and the Ole Red brand. One standout feature is a playful twist on the iconic “Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas” sign, cleverly reimagined as “Welcome to fabulous Ole Red Las Vegas.”
These distinctive details serve as a constant reminder of the country music superstar’s influence and the unique character that defines Ole Red.
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Boasting an impressive 27,000 square feet, this establishment sets the stage for unforgettable experiences like no other. With seating capacity for 686 people spread across four stories, including a breathtaking 4,500 square-foot rooftop bar, where patrons can revel in panoramic vistas of the illustrious Las Vegas Strip, Ole Red Las Vegas is a $30 million development that exudes opulence and charm.
Blake Shelton, the visionary behind Ole Red, announced the expansion into Las Vegas in 2021. In an interview with PEOPLE, he expressed his motivation for creating this haven for country music enthusiasts.
Shelton noticed a dearth of country music venues within the city and recognized a unique opportunity to bring the beloved genre to the heart of the iconic Vegas Strip. He emphasized, “Especially nothing right down in the midst of the strip and in the center of everything.”
Moreover, Shelton envisions Ole Red Las Vegas as more than just a performance space. He aims to offer visitors a respite from the exhilarating whirlwind of the city’s bright lights. Recognizing the potential for entertainment fatigue, he remarked,
“You want to see all kinds of things, but at some point, I think it can be a little overwhelming and tiring,”
“Maybe you just want to have one of your nights in Vegas to just chill out, have a drink and listen to some country music? To have it there, so accessible and right there in the middle of everything, it’s just going to be perfect.” that never sleeps.
Exploring Blake Shelton’s Nationwide Ole Red Empire
Shelton, the renowned country star, has a wide presence across the United States with several Ole Red locations. In November 2023, Shelton graciously gave PEOPLE a personal tour of his upcoming venue in Las Vegas, which was still under construction at the time.
Overflowing with excitement, he expressed his anticipation for what this spot has to offer individuals seeking top-notch entertainment in Las Vegas, as opposed to any other city.
Aside from the forthcoming Las Vegas location, Shelton already boasts five successful Ole Reds across the country. These vibrant venues can be found in Nashville, the Nashville airport, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Orlando, Florida, and Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Despite their prosperous status, Shelton confessed that the Las Vegas location holds a distinct place in his heart due to its remarkable size.
“I’ve seen this phase of the process enough times to know that I can picture it now and there’s similarities to all the Ole Reds, and there are some similarities to… Nashville, with the balcony that looks down on the stage and the bar placement and all that stuff,”
Having experienced this phase of the process multiple times, Shelton could vividly envision the similarities between all the Ole Reds. He drew parallels between the Las Vegas location and Nashville, such as the balcony providing a splendid view of the stage and the strategic placement of the bar.
However, he couldn’t help but emphasize that the new venue is on a whole different scale.
“But it’s also just so much bigger. I mean, this is a giant, and so I don’t know that I would say I’m emotional, but it is overwhelming, and it’s hard for me to take it all in right now and just accept that this is really happening, and we’re almost to the finish line.”
Las Vegas Beckons: Shelton’s Latest Ole Red Adds New Spark to His Visits!
With his Oklahoma roots and ongoing love for music, the talented 47-year-old singer-songwriter Blake Shelton is thrilled about the prospects of the new Ole Red establishment in Las Vegas.
Besides becoming a hotspot for locals and tourists alike, this exciting venture is providing him with an alluring incentive to spend more time in the bustling city. As he mentions, “I’m frequently in L.A., and being in such close proximity to Las Vegas means that it would be a shame not to drop by often. So, expect to see me here quite frequently.”
Undoubtedly, Las Vegas holds a magnetic appeal for many, and what better excuse could there be than owning a bar in this electrifying city? As Shelton humorously puts it, “They can’t kick me out of my own bar!”
To gather further information about Blake Shelton’s Ole Red Vegas, make sure to visit the official website.