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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts welcomes k.d. lang July 13, 2012

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Four-time Grammy Award winner k.d. lang will make a stop in Las Vegas on July 13 with her new band Siss Boom Bang for a performance in the Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

k.d. lang rose to fame in 1991 with her Grammy Award winning song Constant Craving, which saw multi-million sales and earned her critical acclaim, but it was Roy Orbison who gave lang a boost in her career when they recorded Orbison’s Crying as a duet.

In 1999, lang was ranked No. 33 on VH-1’s 100 Greatest Women in Rock & Roll, and in 2002, she ranked No. 26 on CMT’s 40 Greatest Women in Country Music. Lang is one of only eight women that have appeared on both lists.

Lang has recorded songs that have appeared in feature films, including, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, Tomorrow Never Dies, Midnight in the Garden of Good an Evil, and Disney’s animated film Home on the Range.

Not since the start of her career 20 years ago has lang worked with a band of her own when she had recorded two albums with the Reclines. Her new band, Siss Boom Bang, is now on tour in support of their first album, Sing It Loud, which was released on April 12, 2011.

"The big, beautiful voice of k.d. lang swoops, purrs and soars" - Los Angeles Times

"[the album] nods to lang's alt-country roots while reinforcing her reputation as a singer of genre-defying dexterity and beauty." - USA Today

k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will perform at The Smith Center inside the Reynolds Hall on July 13 for one night only.

Venue: Reynolds Hall

Tickets: $27 - $100

Time: 7:30 p.m.

To order online click here, or call The Smith Center box office at 702-749-2000

Opening Act: The Milk Carton Kids

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