Houston Hospitality’s On The Record at Park MGM Drives Creativity with Double-Decker Bus DJ Booth
Jonnie and Mark Houston designing speakeasy and club built on ingenuity displayed at famed Los Angeles hotspots
LAS VEGAS (July 11, 2018) – Houston Hospitality’s Jonnie and Mark Houston, the Los Angeles-based twin brothers opening On The Record at Park MGM New Year’s Eve weekend, have acquired a 1963 Bristol Lodekka double-decker bus to convert into a DJ booth at the speakeasy and club. Positioned in the outdoor space of the 11,000-square-foot venue, this fun and funky take on a DJ booth reflects the level of creativity and entertainment On The Record will bring to the Las Vegas nightlife scene.
Renowned for creating fun, design-driven nightlife experiences at their popular Los Angeles venues, the Houstons build-out and fashion concepts with unique items procured from around the globe. With meticulous period design, they transport guests to a different time and place.
“This DJ booth is inspired by the musical era of the ‘60s, The Beatles and our dad,” said Mark Houston. “And we’re decking out the space to conjure a genuine feeling of nostalgia inspired by different eras; if our dad had a living room in Vegas, this is what it would look like.”
“Being in Las Vegas, we have more space to go bigger with our design concepts,” said Jonnie Houston. “We want to create ‘wow’ moments for our guests.”
Like their Los Angeles hotspots Break Room 86, Black Rabbit Rose, No Vacancy, Good Times at Davey Wayne's, and La Descarga, among others, On The Record will reflect the Houstons’ signature modern speakeasy atmosphere. Across the casino floor from Park Theater, the three-room venue will feature a functioning record store entry, indoor and outdoor spaces, a world-class cocktail program and an immersive and entertaining hidden club experience propelled by the Houstons’ award-winning interior design.
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ABOUT PARK MGM
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Park MGM is the newest destination on the Las Vegas Strip, offering an intimate resort experience on a grand scale. A partnership between MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group, Park MGM features 2,700 guest rooms and suites, casually elegant design and a remarkable culinary program including Hogsalt Hospitality's renowned Bavette's Steakhouse; Juniper Cocktail Lounge; and South-of-France inspired restaurant Primrose. Park Theater, the resort's entertainment destination, is a 5,200-seat venue home to special engagements by Bruno Mars, Cher and Lady Gaga, making her debut at the end of 2018. Park MGM is located in the heart of The Strip, next to the entertainment and dining neighborhood created by The Park and the 20,000-seat T-Mobile Arena. Additional developments at Park MGM will be announced as the resort experience unfolds throughout 2018. Park MGM is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM
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ABOUT HOUSTON HOSPITALITY
Born and raised in Los Angeles, twin brothers Mark and Jonnie Houston launched Piano Bar in 2008 followed in short order by La Descarga, Harvard & Stone, Pour Vous, No Vacancy, Dirty Laundry, Good Times at Davey Wayne's, Bronson Bar, their first restaurant Butchers and Barbers, and the 80's oasis Break Room 86 at The Line Hotel. Each establishment is a transportation of space and time, all engineering a unique experience. The Houstons will continue to redefine the hospitality landscape in Los Angeles and beyond with a string of upcoming projects including its first concept in Las Vegas, On The Record at Park MGM, opening New Year’s Eve weekend. Website: www.houstonhospitalityla.com