April 28 | 11:00 am-2:00 pm
Rick Duarte is an entertainment entrepreneur and self taught artist/entertainer that has staked his claim in his native town of Las Vegas with his eyes on the world. From the humble grass roots of the local music scene, Rick created the most attended open-mic event in Vegas history. As a result, Rick Duarte was celebrated as a “Local Hero” by the Las Vegas Weekly in 1999 for the impact his efforts made on the local music culture. On the heels of this success he turned his sights higher and organized the 1st independent showcase of local artists on the Las Vegas Strip called Acoustic Asylum. Throughout his music career of 25+ years, Rick has performed for many Fortune 500 company corporate functions at many if not every coveted live music venue and convention area in Las Vegas. Rick Duarte believes in the power of music, the people that make it and the opportunities and business it creates – everywhere!
Saturday, April 28th | 11am – 2pm
Free Admission | All Ages
Freedom Beat – located on the casino floor
Real Music. Real Downtown.