Aerosmith is heading to Sin City!!! The Boston bad boys are the latest superstars to bring its show to the Strip with Joe Perry revealing on Sirius XM's Beatles Channel that Aerosmith will be playing a Las Vegas residency in 2019 leading up to its 50th anniversary. Perry said, "We’re going to be doing a residency in Vegas starting next spring. What we want to do is something that I haven’t seen before -- just downsizing our live show, just playing in a smaller place. We want to do something different. We're in the middle of the production now. What we’re talking about is having an experience that you wouldn’t be able to see on a regular Aerosmith tour."

Perry went on to say: "I feel like we’ve been out of the wind for a while and it seems like it would be a really cool thing to bring some of the history back. The production is gonna look like that. But without losing what we are: a hardcore rock n' roll band. We’re having almost weekly conversations about the production and how we’re gonna keep it true and honest to the heartbeat of the rock n' roll that we play but still add an element that people will want to see. I haven’t been this excited about a project with Aerosmith in quite a while." No hotel or hard dates were mentioned for the Vegas run.

Joe Perry told us that ultimately, the thrill of what Aerosmith accomplished musically trumps all the problems that the band has endured due to drugs, women, management and ego issues: "It’s really the five of us, y’know, as a band. And it’s still exciting to walk out onstage with these guys. And that, I think, is the glue that keeps us coming back. Sometimes I ask that question myself, y’know, ‘Why am I still doin’ it?’ Well, when I walk out onstage in Moscow and everybody out there is singing words to songs that we wrote in the basement, or, y’know, in some studio somewhere. It’s nothin’ short of a miracle, y’know? And so we kind of have a lot of respect for that."

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