Weezer Performing Free Show on Las Vegas Strip on Opening Night of CES

Weezer performing in 2017. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Weezer is performing a free concert on the Las Vegas Strip on the opening night of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

According to a press release, The rock band will perform outside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Jan. 5. 

The free concert is partnered with the Drone Racing Leagues’ Vegas Championship Race.

According to the press release, the Grammy Award-winning rock band, who recently released “Van Weezer” and “OK Human,” will take the stage to perform at the final race of the 2021-22 DRL World Championship Season, the most competitive drone racing series in the world, where elite drone pilots race custom drones through spectacular courses.

“We’re really excited to head back to Las Vegas, a city we love to play, and be part of this year’s epic Drone Racing League’s Vegas Championship Race with T-Mobile,” said Weezer lead singer Rivers Cuomo.

DRL pilots will race high-speed, custom FPV (First Person View) drones at 90 MPH through a thrilling aerial course around the iconic T-Mobile Arena. Drones will illuminate with a thousand LED lights while soaring through neon-colored and magenta course elements, transforming the race into the most eye-catching technology demonstration on the Las Vegas Strip.

“The Drone Racing League’s Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile will be unlike anything you’ve experienced before! With thrilling, high-speed drone racing, an incredible live concert from Weezer, and groundbreaking technology showcases, our event will bring the most amazing crowd of sports fans, innovators and music lovers together,” said DRL CMO Anne Marie Giantusos.

The DRL Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile will air on Saturday, Feb. 5, and Sunday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m. EST on NBC and Twitter.

For more information and to request complimentary passes to attend the DRL Vegas Championship Race Presented by T-Mobile, click here.

CES is returning to Las Vegas from Jan. 5-8.

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