Showing posts with label TAO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label TAO. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 27, 2016


Elijah And Ashley Benson

“Pretty Little Liars” star Ashley Benson celebrated her cousin Elijah’s 21st birthday at TAO Group properties Saturday. The group kicked off the festivities at TAO Beach in The Venetian where they spent the day sipping on cocktails and eating from the grill menu. After a sun-filled day at the beach, it was off to dinner at TAO Restaurant where they enjoyed a selection of favorites. Up at the nightclub, her cousin was given a celebratory birthday presentation by the TAO staff.

Photo Courtesy Of: Thomas Tran / TAO / Domain

Wednesday, December 30, 2015


DJ Vice Hugs 'Foo Fighters' David Grohl

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl was spotted at Marquee Nightclub Monday night with his wife and other members of the band. The rockstar took photos with fans and even jumped into the DJ booth with DJ Vice before enjoying the rest of the night at his VIP table.

At TAO Asian Bistro, the pop rock band R5 enjoyed dinner with family and friends. The group delighted in the grilled Kobe rib eye, satay of Chilean seas bass and vegetable dumplings.

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Monday, September 21, 2015


Ashley Benson

TAO Las Vegas celebrated ten years of success with an epic anniversary party Saturday night. Celebs and industry heavyweights gathered to toast the iconic venue, taking over the entire restaurant for a private dinner before heading up to the club to continue the party which featured performance after performance by Puff Daddy, Lil Kim, Mase, Machine Gun Kelly, Redfoo and the Party Rock Crew, Jermaine Dupri, Mario, Busta Rhymes and Da Brat. Amber Rose joined original TAO resident DJ Vice in the booth as did Nick Cannon, who got on the mic.

Notable names raising a glass to TAO included Wilmer Valderrama and Demi Lovato, Blac Chyna, Brandi Glanville, James Harden of the Houston Rockets and his brother Akili Roberson, who was celebrating his birthday, Darren Criss, Ashley Benson, Tyson Beckford, Bow Wow and Ben Lyons. Puff Daddy made certain plenty of Ciroc Vodka and Deleon Tequila was on hand to fuel the party.

TAO Las Vegas partners Marc Packer, Rich Wolf, Noah Tepperberg, Jason Strauss and Lou Abin were presented with a giant cake depicting TAO's famed bathtub girl as confetti rained down over the packed club.

To close out the festivities in the early hours of the morning, Jermaine Dupri brought everyone back to where it began this weekend ten years ago, when TAO opened with his birthday celebration. Dupri, who will turn 43 in just a few days, performed for the crowd who then sang happy birthday to him.

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Wednesday, July 08, 2015


Ally Brooke

Ally Brooke from Fifth Harmony was spotted dining at TAO Monday night in celebration of her 22nd birthday. The pop singer, joined by a close group of friends, feasted on an array of sushi and sashimi, chicken fried rice with vegetables, short ribs, roasted shishito peppers and the restaurant’s famous dessert platter. During dinner, fans from around the world started trending #HappyBirthdayAlly on Twitter in honor of the starlette.

After dinner, Ally and her group made their way to Marquee Nightclub to continue the celebration from a VIP table on the dancefloor, as Dash Berlin provided the soundtrack for the main room.

The Fifth Harmony singer was greeted with a three-tier cake embellished in cheetah print, music notes and gold glitter, as they toasted ‘Happy Birthday’ to Ally. The pop star took multiple photos with fans and danced with friends before moving into the club’s intimate Boombox Room where DJ Lisa Pittman played Fifth Harmony’s "Worth It” as the group walked in. Ally and her friends danced to the group’s hit song, as the crowd went wild during the special moment.

Photo Courtesy Of: Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Domain MSA

Monday, July 06, 2015


Paris Hilton

Saturday afternoon, DJ Paris Hilton hosted a Fourth of July bash at TAO Beach. The starlette was dressed in a custom Patriotic-inspired ensemble, red Chanel biker gloves and shades, as she hung out in a private cabana with her boyfriend Thomas Gross, brother Barron and close friends before her set.

Hilton greeted the packed crowd from the DJ booth stating how excited she was to host her “favorite pool party in Vegas.” The energetic DJ danced and took shots, as she played a mashup of EDM, Top 40 and her hit new single “High Off My Love.” Throughout the set, fans went wild as Paris threw out custom t-shirts and beach balls into the crowd.

Photo Courtesy Of: Al Powers/Powers Imagery/ Domain MSA

Thursday, May 07, 2015


Spike Lee With Tonya Lewis

From beach to restaurant to club, TAO was the place to be on fight weekend.

​Friday night Puff Daddy hosted a private fight-weekend bash at LAVO presented by Stephen Espinoza along with Showtime, Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka and DeLeon Tequila.

Notable names who converged on the event to launch the historic fight weekend with Espinoza, the executive vice president and general manager of Showtime Sports, included Bradley Cooper, Jerry Bruckheimer and Brett Ratner, along with famed retired boxer Lennox Lewis, Swizz Beatz, DJ Khaled, Fabolous, Carnage, Tyrese and Cassie. DJ MOS had the entire club dancing and Puff Daddy got on the mic to welcome everyone to fight weekend.

Earlier in the night David Spade was spotted enjoying LAVO’s famed meatball with friends, and DJ Khaled also dined at the Italian eatery.

Dennis Rodman was spotted with friends dining on satay bass, wontons and crispy rice at TAO Asian Bistro. Guests nearby cheered and took pictures with the eccentric former NBA star.

At Marquee Nightclub, Grammy-winning producer, DJ and singer Mark Ronson manned the decks in the main room.

On Saturday afternoon, Fabolous hosted the season grand opening at TAO Beach.The rapper took over the stage and wowed a packed fight weekend crowd with an energetic performance. DJ Khaled was spotted taking in the sun soaked scene as was Antoine Bethea, safety for the San Francisco 49ers.

After the bout, Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik, Fox chair Rupert Murdoch, producer Guy Oseary, business magnate Ron Burkle, actor Bradley Cooper and director Spike Lee were all spotted dining at separate tables at TAO Asian Bistro.

Snoop Dogg took over TAO nightclub for a special fight weekend edition of The Snoopadelic Cabaret. There he performed some of his biggest hits while also spinning a specially curated set for a crowd that included Spike Lee and Flava Flav, who each spent time visiting Snoop in the booth, along with Michael Strahan.

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Monday, January 26, 2015


Ashley Benson And Marianne McKinney

Ashley Benson was spotted at TAO Saturday night celebrating the bachelorette party of a girlfriend. The Pretty Little Liars star and a group of friends that included actress Francia Raisa from The Secret Life of The American Teenager dined on a selection of signature dishes at the Asian bistro. Singer JoJo, who was also dining at TAO with friends stopped by to say hello to the table.

After dinner Benson and friends made their way up to the nightclub where they danced the night away to the sounds of DJ Justin Credible.

Photo Courtesy Of: Al Powers

Tuesday, October 28, 2014


Kim Kardashian West With Khloe Kardashian And Kris Jenner

Kim Kardashian West celebrated her 34th birthday at TAO Las Vegas on Friday along with friends, family and husband Kanye West. The entire group, which included Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Malika and Khadijah Haqq, Robin Antin, Jonathan Cheban and Simon Huck took in Kanye's performance at the Life Is Beautiful music festival in downtown Las Vegas before heading to the birthday celebration. Kim arrived on the red carpet looking stunning in a plunging white Alexandre Vauthier dress, paired with Givenchy shoes. While on the red carpet, Kim was surprised by the massive group of fans that had gathered as they sang "Happy Birthday" to her. Khloe interacted with the fans as Kim walked the red carpet and Kanye signed a copy of the couple's cover of Vogue magazine.

Monday, October 20, 2014



Rapidly rising R&B songstress Tinashe was spotted at TAO Beach. Joined by a small group of close friends, the group soaked up the sun and enjoyed a few dishes from the TAO kitchen including the Buddha burger, wings and chicken Caesar salad.

Later that night, Tinashe hosted the official album release party for her debut studio album “Aquarius” at TAO Nightclub. After enjoying dinner at TAO Asian Bistro, she took over a VIP table upstairs inside the nightclub. She kicked off the celebration for the highly anticipated album with a performance of a few hits from it including “All Hands on Deck,” her newest single “Pretend” and the huge hit “2 On.” Following the performance, Tinashe returned to her table where she was surprised with a congratulatory custom cake featuring the cover of “Aquarius.” She spent the rest of her night dancing with friends to the sounds of DJ Five and graciously took time to pose for photos with adoring fans on the dance floor.

Photo Courtesy Of: Al Powers, Powers Imagery/Domain MSA

Thursday, September 11, 2014



Tracy Anderson

Jonathan Cheban

Fashion Week continued in New York City with the LAVA Lucky 13 Party at TAO Downtown.

Academy Award Winner Lorde celebrated the 13th Anniversary of Jason Flom's Record Label, LAVA with a private performance at the downtown hotspot. She performed hit songs such as "Royals" and "Team" to a star-studded crowd including Rob Thomas, Matthew Morrison and Tracy Anderson.

Friday, September 05, 2014


Snoop Dogg

TAO Nightclub in Las Vegas will be celebrating the New Year with a very special edition of The Snoopadelic Cabaret!

In true NYE fashion, guests will be treated to a champagne toast at midnight, open bar and passed hors d'oeuvres. Additional glitz, glamour, and a ritzy DJ set and performance by Snoop Dogg will have guests celebrating in extravagant style!

Monday, August 11, 2014


Brenton Thwaites

On Saturday night actor Brenton Thwaites celebrated his 25th birthday at TAO Downtown. The actor arrived around 9:00 pm with family and friends, which included Nate Buzolic from Vampire Diaries. Brenton was dressed casually wearing a hat with a jean jacket and jean pants.

After dinner the group headed over to the nightclub to continue the birthday celebration.

Sunday, August 10, 2014


Jen Selter

Friday evening, Instagram sensation Jen Selter celebrated her 21st birthday at TAO. Starting off the night with dinner at TAO Asian Bistro with friends, the fitness model enjoyed a few of the restaurant’s signature dishes including Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass and assorted sushi.

After dinner, the party continued upstairs at TAO Nightclub as the birthday girl took over a VIP table on the dance floor. Shortly after arriving, Selter was surprised with a custom three tier birthday cake and a special appearance from TAO’s mirror man. She spent the rest of her night celebrating and dancing with her friends to the sounds of Breathe Carolina.

Photo By: Al Powers/ Domain MSA

Thursday, July 31, 2014


Genevieve Morton

Recently swimwear model Genevieve Morton hosted the daytime party at TAO Beach. After arriving on the red carpet, she made her way to the grand cabana overlooking the entire party scene with friends. The group sipped on a few drinks and danced the afternoon away to the sounds of DJ Eric D-Lux.

That evening, actress Anna Kendrick was spotted having dinner at TAO Asian Bistro. The “Pitch Perfect” star and her boyfriend enjoyed Kobe Tartare Tempura, Satay of Chicken with peanut sauce and ended the evening on a sweet note with Yuzu sugar dusted doughnuts and molten chocolate cake served with coconut ice cream.

Also on Saturday evening, San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker dined at LAVO Italian Restaurant. The point guard a large group of friends enjoyed several signature dishes including the chopped “Louie” salad, margherita pizza, chicken marsala and more. Parker graciously posed for photos with fans also inside the restaurant.

Rita Ora

Later, pop singer and actress Rita Ora hosted the night at TAO Nightclub. The upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” starlet arrived and posed for photos on the red carpet looking stunning in a black leather jumpsuit. The British beauty then made her way inside to a VIP table on the dance floor with a group of friends which included her sister, Elena. Shortly after, she took the stage overlooking the entire venue to surprise partygoers with a performance of her mega-hit “How We Do,” and her latest single “I Will Never Let You Down,” to which the crowd sang along word for word. Revelers had an exclusive first listen as Ora performed her brand new song titled “Put Your Love On Me.”

Saturday, July 26, 2014


Chris Paul

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul “CP3” dined at TAO Asian Bistro on Thursday evening. Joined by family and friends including his wife Jada and brother CJ, the group enjoyed several new items on TAO’s menu as well as a few signature favorites. After biting into the Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass, CP3 said it was “so good, I want to be in a relationship with it.”

After dinner, the entire group headed upstairs as CP3 hosted the night at TAO Nightclub. Upon arriving at their VIP table on the dance floor, producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri came over to CP3’s table to say hello and pose for a few photos with the NBA star before heading up to join Five in the DJ booth. Chris and his wife Jada danced as Five dropped Jason Derulo’s latest single “Wiggle.” Other notable NBA stars in attendance included free agent Dahntay Jones, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Mo Williams, New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith, Detroit Pistons power forward Josh Smith and Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried.

Also spotted at TAO was rapper and actor Bow Wow.

Photo Courtesy Of: Al Powers/Domain MSA

Saturday, July 05, 2014


Khloe Kardashian

Khloe Kardashian With French Montana

Friday afternoon, Khloe Kardashian kicked off her Las Vegas birthday celebrations at TAO Beach. Joined by her boyfriend, rapper French Montana and a large group of friends, Khloe enjoyed the daytime party atmosphere from a VIP cabana.

That evening, Khloe celebrated her 30th birthday at TAO. Joined again by French Montana and friends Malika Haqq and her twin sister Khadijah Haqq McCray, the star dazzled on the red carpet before heading in to the restaurant for a celebratory dinner. The crowd of fans that had gathered around the red carpet hours prior to Khloe’s arrival sang her “Happy Birthday” and she graciously made her way over to them to pose for several photos. Once inside the restaurant, R&B crooner Miguel and girlfriend Nazanin Mandi joined the group. Everyone enjoyed several signature dishes and an array of sushi from the Asian kitchen.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014


Cheryl Burke And Mark Ballas

"Dancing with the Stars" pros Cheryl Burke, Mark Ballas and Sharna Burgess dined at TAO Asian Bistro with friends. The group, out celebrating the birthdays of Burke and Ballas, toasted to the two and enjoyed signature dishes including the Satay of Chilean Sea Bass. They later made their way upstairs into the nightclub where they continued celebrations. Keeping the party going, the group also stopped by Marquee Nightclub to enjoy DJ Chuckie's set from a VIP table.

Friday, April 11, 2014


Snoop Dogg

Known for bringing first-to-market ideas to the nightlife industry, TAO Group continues to innovate, announcing a collaboration with Snoop Dogg for an exclusive six-date DJ and performance residency at TAO Las Vegas. The venue will transform into The Snoopadelic Cabaret, a roaring twenties themed night brought to life by the one and only Snoop Dogg as the Master of Ceremonies. Snoop Dogg, whose resume as DJ Snoopadelic has become infamous in the party industry, will headline each night with a special curated DJ set, along with a live performance of some hit songs. Throughout the night, guests will be treated to exclusive specialty acts and dance performances. This unique affair will mark the first residency for a hip hop artist in Las Vegas designed around an audio, visual and performance production that will create the all-encompassing guest experience that is the hallmark of TAO Group.

"I'm excited to partner with the TAO team for these special classy events," said Snoop Dogg. "This summer is going to be epic and I can't wait to give Vegas that real Snoopadelic Cabaret vibe."

Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Steve Aoki

The final night of TAO at the Village at The Lift with Moet & Chandon Nectar Imperial Rose and Stella Artois concluded last night.

Celebrities, VIPs, and film-goers alike came in numbers once again and waited in line in order to get a feel of the exclusive pop up club in Park City.

Steve Aoki arrived and immediately jumped on stage with DJ Politik and the crowd went wild as the two were spinning. Both DJs were dancing and posing as their friends snapped photos.

Shailene Woodley and Shiloh Fernandez returned for their second night and enjoyed their evening on the dance floor.

Geoff Stults also returned for his third night at TAO to spend time with his friends and unwind.

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Monday, January 20, 2014


Krill With Tiesto

Noted nightlife photographer Kirill took over LAVO's Saturday Party Brunch to host a daytime installment of his Las Rageous party, complete with his signature champagne facials. Seen partying at a table in the center of the action, Tiesto celebrated his 45th birthday at the wild midday affair. The superstar DJ was surprised with a cake presented by Kirill as the room cheered and champagne showers erupted.

Saturday evening, model and actress Brooklyn Decker celebrated a friend's bachelorette party at TAO. The all-girl group started their evening in the restaurant with signature menu items including Buddha chicken, lobster wontons, dumplings and Miso Glazed Chilean Sea Bass. They then made their way to a VIP table in the nightclub where they took in the high energy club scene. Brooklyn later tweeted a photo from the club thanking TAO for a fun night.

Kirill also made a late night stop to TAO Nightclub where he hopped in the DJ booth to salute DJ Politik.

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