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Johnny Galecki, Alison Sweeney, Laurie Metcalf, Questlove, Zowie Bowie, Dirk Vermin and more Celebrate the Opening of FRANK – The Man. The Music.’ at The Palazzo Las Vegas

Murray SawChuck, Melody Sweets, Questlove, Human Nature, Pia Zadora, Rock of Ages and more Celebrate the Opening of Yardbird Southern Table & Bar in Venetian Las Vegas

Murray SawChuck, Melody Sweets, Questlove, Human Nature, Pia Zadora, Rock of Ages and more Celebrate the Opening of  Yardbird Southern Table & Bar and ‘FRANK  - The Man. The Music.’
Celebrities including Planet Hollywood’s ‘Celebrity Magician’ Murray SawChuck, Absinthe star Melody Sweets, DJ/Producer Questlove, Venetian headliners Human Nature, Actress/Singer Pia Zadora, Maren Wade of America’s Got Talent, Cast of Rock of Ages and more attended the opening of Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vegas. (Pictured: Murray SawChuck with Showgirls – Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com

Pia Zadora at Yardbird
Pia Zadora at Yardbird

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

The Premiere Weekend on the Town kicked off by welcoming The Venetian’s newest restaurant, Yardbird founded by John Kunkel.

DJ Questlove at Yardbird
DJ Questlove at Yardbird

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Yardbird is the newest culinary venture for longtime Las Vegas chef Todd Harrington. Harrington joined the Yardbird to team to create a menu that honored Yardbird classics, such as the critically-acclaimed Lewellyn’s Fine Fried Chicken, while adding dishes that are exclusive to the Las Vegas location.

John and Alison Kunke
John and Alison Kunke

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

DJ Questlove got the party started laying down the beats while guests enjoyed Yardbird signature cocktails and hors-d’oeuvres.

Cote De Pablo from NCIS
Cote De Pablo from NCIS

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Following the opening of Yardbird guests moved to The Palazzo Theater to see the World Premiere of ‘Frank – The Man. The Music.’ starring Bob Anderson. After the show, guests were invited back to Yardbird for a dessert after party hosted by DJ Questlove.

The Venetian Headliners Human Nature with Rock of Ages Tiffany Engen enjoying bites from Yardbird
The Venetian Headliners Human Nature with Rock of Ages Tiffany Engen enjoying bites from Yardbird

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Absinthe star Melody Sweets
Absinthe star Melody Sweets

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Maren Wade, performer on America's Got Talent and NBC's Star Tomorrow
Maren Wade, performer on America’s Got Talent and NBC’s Star Tomorrow

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Rondi Reed, actress, singer known for Mike and Molly
Rondi Reed, actress, singer known for Mike and Molly

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Cast of Rock of Ages at The Venetian Las Vegas
Cast of Rock of Ages at The Venetian Las Vegas

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Christopher Boyer, actor known for 300 Ride of an Empire and Lincoln
Christopher Boyer, actor known for 300 Ride of an Empire and Lincoln

Photo credit: Keith Salwoski.

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Representatives of DUKE Whisky at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Representatives of DUKE Whisky at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Bartender at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Bartender at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Food items at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Food items at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Food items at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Food items at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Deviled Eggs at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Deviled Eggs at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Chef at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Chef at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

DJ Questlove at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
DJ Questlove at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

 Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Food items at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Food items at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Cake at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Cake at Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian Las Vega

Photo: © Erik Kabik /www.ErikKabik.com.