When it was announced last week that the headlining act at Pixelon.com’s iBash ’99 would be legendary rockers the Who, there was little doubt that the other acts at the event would be any less than major stars. Today, the Internet broadcast technology company announced a list of performers for its Web site’s Oct. 29 launch party that includes Kiss, the Dixie Chicks, the Offspring, LeAnn Rimes, the Brian Setzer Orchestra, Faith Hill, Tony Bennett and Chely Wright.
The event, held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, will actually consist of a number of separate shows over the course of the day. The first will be called “Hottest Divas of Country” and will feature Wright, Rimes, Hill and the Chicks. Later, the Offspring and Kiss will play at the MGM Grand Adventure Theme Park; Bennett and Setzer, meanwhile, will play a swanky show at the casino’s Grand Garden Arena. Capping off the night will be the Who’s first reunion show.
Tickets are only available to the public for the divas show and the Who concert, and they can be purchased beginning today for a mere $10 each, per show, by calling Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com. If you can’t make it to Vegas, the event will be webcast live at www.pixelon.com, utilizing multiple camera angles for each performance, as well as backstage footage of the event.