April 15, 2024



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Hidden Speakeasy to Open This May 

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LAS VEGAS (April 2024) – 1923 LIVE at Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas announces its official entertainment lineup. As a new iteration of 1923 Prohibition Bar, which is currently open daily inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 1923 LIVE located above Minus5° ICEBAR in Grand Canal Shoppes will feature captivating ticketed live performances on the weekends and private event bookings throughout the week. Slated to open to the public this May, 1923 LIVE will feature an intimate speakeasy magic show as well as a yacht rock experience (70s soft rock) tribute act beginning Friday, June 7. 

As 1923 LIVE’s hidden speakeasy magic and comedy show, Legerdemain will shuffle close-up magic with comedy and rich storytelling in a new experience performed for small audiences. One of the rarest tickets in town, the show is engaging and the audience isn’t just watching, they are part of the show. Additionally, custom cocktails are weaved into the captivating performance. The show, presented by the award-winning HKM/KDP Productions in partnership with renowned producers Adam Steck and Alex Schechter of SPI entertainment and 1923 partner Noel Bowman, created by American magician, actor, television host and theatrical producers Jonathan Levit and Benjamin Schrader. The truly intimate experience will be limited to 60 guests. Showtimes will be 6 and 7:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday. “Preview-priced” tickets are now available at Each ticket includes one handcrafted specialty cocktail. 

Later in the evening, 1923 LIVE transforms into the ultimate yacht rock destination, where guests are invited to kick back and relax with the golden era of soft rock hits from the 70s and 80s. Led by three-time Grammy Award nominee Kevin Sucher, The Docksiders – Yacht Rock Experience will be the resident musical group at 1923 LIVE. From Michael McDonald to Christopher Cross and everything in between, visitors can prepare to dance the night away with smooth tunes. Attendees can also get into the spirit of the high seas by donning their best nautical attire and captain’s hats for an evening to remember. Shows will take place at 8:30 p.m. on select weekends and each ticket will also include one handcrafted specialty cocktail. An “Arctic Bundle” package is also available and includes one ticket to The Docksiders – Yacht Rock Experience, one handcrafted specialty cocktail and one souvenir captain’s hat as well as entry to their sister attraction Minus5° ICEBAR, one handcrafted specialty cocktail at the ice lounge and a boozy Dole Whip treat, to-go. 

“With 1923 LIVE, my goal is to keep the small lounge act era alive and well on the Las Vegas Strip,” said Bowman. “With the current emphasis on A-list headliners and mega-star residencies, the historic lounge rooms of yesteryear seem to be disappearing from the Strip. There is so much local talent deserving the spotlight, so this venue will be the new home for these sorts of intimate, live performances. We cannot wait to launch these two residencies when we open in May and look forward to adding more in the future.”  

1923’s second location will occupy a large, inviting space decked out in Prohibition-style, 20s-inspired décor situated above Minus5º ICEBAR at Grand Canal Shoppes. In true speakeasy fashion, 1923 LIVE will only be accessible to guests receiving secret instructions guiding them to its cleverly concealed entrance. Tickets to Legerdemain and The Docksiders – Yacht Rock Experience are on sale now. For more information, visit 

Coming soon to Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. As a new iteration of 1923 Prohibition Bar, which is currently open daily inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 1923 LIVE will offer intimate, captivating performances on weekends and private bookings throughout the week. 1923 LIVE will be beautifully appointed with underground, Prohibition-style 20s-inspired décor; a stage for live performances; and a view overlooking the famed Grand Canal gondoliers. Each live performance will also be accompanied by upscale, handcrafted cocktails made with fine spirits. In true speakeasy fashion, the large and inviting space will only be accessible to guests receiving secret instructions guiding them to its cleverly concealed entrance. For more information, go to or follow on Facebook, and Instagram. 

SPI Entertainment, helmed by award-winning Producer and Founder Adam Steck and Senior Vice President Alex Schechter, is a leading Theatrical Production Company with several buzzed-about resident shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and several shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class celebrities, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer and Theater Operator in Las Vegas and beyond. In addition to SPI Entertainment producing dozens of sold-out and critically acclaimed shows, SPI Entertainment partnered with The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod to bring an exciting lineup of productions and residencies to the STRAT Theater, including sold-out performances by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sammy Hagar; epic rock band, Cheap Trick; and GRAMMY award-winning artist, Rick Springfield; as well as manages and operates the Thunderland Showroom inside the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. SPI Entertainment has produced Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth at MGM Grand; Boyz II Men at The Mirage; Australia’s Human Nature Sings Motown & More at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas; and The Australian Bee Gees Show at Excalibur Hotel & Casino. SPI’s biggest hit, Australia’s Thunder from Down Under at Excalibur Hotel & Casino, is one of the longest-running productions in the history of Las Vegas and highest-grossing male revue in the world, with more than 1,000 shows a year throughout the United States and beyond. 

Located inside The Venetian Resort® Las Vegas, the center boasts 160 specialty brands and world-class restaurants nestled around a charming and faithful reproduction of Venice’s Grand Canal, complete with cobbled walkways, street-side cafes and live entertainment. Signature brands including Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Louis Vuitton, and Tory Burch create an unparalleled retail environment that includes a star-studded line-up of restaurants headed by famous celebrity chefs: Wolfgang Puck’s CUT, Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico Steakhouse, Buddy Valastro’s Buddy V’s and Carlo’s Bakery, Lorena Garcia’s CHICA, as well as Mercato della Pescheria, SUGARCANE raw bar grill, SUSHISAMBA, and Smith & Wollensky. The center is also home to the all-new ATOMIC SALOON SHOW by Spiegelworld. For more information, visit 

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