||.||Wayne Newton is THE entertainer. Wayne's performances
in Las Vegas are legendary. In April 1998, he will be opening his new "home"
in Branson, Talk of the Town.
Wayne and his brother Jerry arrived in Las Vegas when Wayne was only 15. Their first gig was at the Fremont Hotel in 1959 where they were billed as The Newton Brothers. Working together they were booked in the Fremont for two weeks with options. They stayed in the Fremont for two years. 8 months later their mom and dad would join them in Las Vegas. Later Wayne would open for Jack Benny in the South Shore Room. His first main room gig.
Wayne became extremely popular in Las Vegas. He even has a street named after him. He acquired the Aladdin Casino along with his large ranch. He lived a very good life style. Then in 1992 he had to declare bankruptcy.
Wayne continues as one of the most popular headliners there is. Still performing in Las Vegas. He opens his new home, Talk of the Town, in Branson MO in April 1998. Wayne Newton tour schedule in 1998 includes Atlantic City and Australia in addition to Las Vegas and Branson to name a few.
Of Note for 3 December 2000
3 April 1942
c/o William Morris Agency
1325 Avenue of the Americas
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Lake Worth, Florida 33467 USA
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|.||On going performance schedule includes Atlantic City, Branson, Las
Vegas, and Australia.
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Atlantic City Headliners - Atlantic City Headliner calendar.
Branson Headliners - Branson Headliner calendar.
Las Vegas Headliners - Las
Vegas Headliner calendar.