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Rick Nielsen, Billy Gibbons Set To Be Honored At 2024 ‘Vegas Rocks’ Awards

The legendary musicians will both be receiving “Lifetime Achievement In Music” awards at the event on January 21.

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Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons are both in line for awards at Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at Sam’s Town Event Center at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event, which will also celebrate Vegas Rocks! Magazine’s 20th anniversary, will be available online through Vegas Rocks! and Sally Steele’s YouTube and social media platforms.

Gibbons and Nielsen will be receiving “Lifetime Achievement In Music” awards. Artists also slated to appear and to be honored include Kip Winger (Winger), Eric Bloom and Buck Dharma of Blue Öyster Cult who will also be receiving “Lifetime Achievement In Music” awards.

Other national artists appearing to be honored include Rikki Rockett (Poison),Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, KK’s Priest),Bruce Kulick (KISS),Lizzy Borden, Simon Wright (AC/DC, Dio),Blas Elias (Slaughter),Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy),Danny Koker and Count’s 77, Frankie Moreno, Robert Sarzo, Crashing Wayward, and Jason Walker And The Majestic 12.

Sally Steele, producer and host of the event and Vegas Rocks! magazine publisher, said in a statement: “We are thrilled to honor and recognize such great music artists like Billy Gibbons and Rick Nielsen and so many other rock artists who have made brilliant contributions to music over the decades.”

The event will be preceded by a grand rock ‘n’ roll royal red carpet media event at 6 p.m. with appearances by major celebrities and some of the most famous rock artists in the music industry in front of the national media. The show starts at 8 pm local time and tickets are now available.

Elsewhere in Billy Gibbons news, ZZ Top recently announced their first tour of the UK and Europe in five years with shows set for June and July 2024. Tickets for the shows are now on sale.

“It’s been a while since we’ve been able to check in with our European fans, so it goes without saying that we’re excited about coming back this summer,” said Gibbons in a press release. “We’re looking forward to a good time and that goes for both those in the audience and on stage.”

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