WALE, NHL Players, Jerry Bruckheimer, Kevin Connolly, Eddie Griffin at TAO

WALE at TAO
Packing the house for Worship Thursdays at TAO, sports stars, celebrities and club goers alike were in for an unexpected performance as WALE regaled crowd with his hit Chillin’ featuring Lady Gaga (Photo credit: Denise Truscello).   The hip hop artist jumped up on stage around 1:30 am to the surprise of the crowd while fans cheered from the dance floor below.

Taking in the scene were hockey players from around the NHL, including such notables as Detroit Red Wings Chris Chelios and Nicklas Lidstrom, Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Kane, Philadelphia Flyers Mike Richards and Riley Cote, Sergei Federov and Mike Green of the Washington Capitals, San Jose Shark Jeremy Roenick, New York Rangers Scott Gomez and Columbus Blue Jacket Mike Commodore, along with former NHL players Mark Messier, Kirk Muller, and Anson Carter.

Gomez, Roenick and WALE were all spotted dining at separate tables at TAO Asian Bistro before heading up to the nightclub, feasting on sushi and specialty items from Chef Mark Andelbradt.

Also seen in the nightclub, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Entourage star Kevin Connolly, comedian Eddie Griffin and General Hospital actress Kristen Storms.

WALE at TAO
WALE at TAO

Photo credit: Denise Truscello

Kevin Connolly, Riley Cote & friends at TAO
Kevin Connolly, Riley Cote & friends at TAO

Photo credit: Denise Truscello

Mike Richards & Riley Cote at TAO
Mike Richards & Riley Cote at TAO

Photo credit: Denise Truscello

Tracy & Jeremy Roenick at TAO
Tracy & Jeremy Roenick at TAO

Photo credit: Denise Truscello.