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Gene Simmons

Musician

Gene Simmons

Gene Simmons co-founded KISS 42 years ago. KISS has sold over 100 million CDs and DVDsworldwide, is celebrating its 42nd year (!!!), and continues to sell out stadiums and arenas around the world, breaking box-office records set by Elvis and the Beatles, and boasting over 3,000 licensed / merchandise items. KISS was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at the 2014 induction ceremony, and the band is recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for its pioneering work.

In 2015, Gene Simmons and WWE launched EREBUS PICTURES. Erebus will fully fund, andproduce elevated horror motion pictures, starting with high concept TEMPLE script.

Gene Simmons is a multi-hyphenate entrepreneur and one of the world’s most recognized personalities. He has starred in his own reality show, GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS (A&E) for 9 seasons and 167 episodes. Simmons also starred in GENE SIMMONS ROCK SCHOOL (VH1) for two seasons. He created MR. ROMANCE (Oxygen) and the cartoon MY DAD THE ROCK STAR (Nickelodeon). He co-produced the film DETROIT ROCK CITY (New Line).

Gene Simmons co-starred in Tristar’s RUNAWAY (Michael Crichton writer/Direc), New World’s WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE, and EXTRACT (Writer/Direc Mike Judge), among other films. Gene Simmons managed the recording career of Liza Minnelli and discovered rock band Van Halen. Gene Simmons has recently launched two new ventures – MOTION ™ Pictures, a fully-funded motion picture company that will produce and finance its own films; and SIREN ™, which likewise is fully-funded. SIREN ™ will engage in a variety of ventures, including real estate and other acquisitions.

Simmons is co-founding partner of ROCK AND BREWS restaurants. Locations include the Delta terminal in LAX; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; El Segundo, California; Redondo Beach, California; Overland Park, Kansas; Paia, Maui; Orlando, Florida; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and many more sites coming up. 

Simmons is a co-founding partner of the only football team of any kind in the greater Los Angeles area – LA KISS ™.

Simmons is currently on a two year long world tour with KISS, celebrating its 40th anniversary. Take a look at all ofGene’s tv and film work.

• KISS Golf Course – Las Vegas. The first location, so far.
• KISS Coffehouse – in Myrtle Beach. The first of a brand new franchise.
• KISS & Hello Kitty – team up for a co-branded KISS HELLO KITTY lic/merch campaign in 90 countries.
• KISS & Dr. Pepper – two TV commercials, featuring Gene as Dr. Love, and a Dr Pepper nationwide Radio Spot.
• KISS Pepsi Cola – TV commercial.
• KISS Coca Cola – has put Gene’s face on their bottles in France.
• KISS Holiday Inn – TV commercial.
• KISS Visa Cards – in association with various banks.
• KISSOLOGY VOL I, VOL II, and VOL III – have sold an astonishing 20 X PLATINUM (!!!). And, sales are only for North America!!!
• KISS/Cannon camera – debuted in Japan…with TV commercial, billboards and posters.

Upcoming Gene Simmons Live Shows:

FRIDAY NIGHT, JUNE 2 AT THE TROCADERO
- The Trocadero: 1003 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 
- GA: $38 
- VIP: $299 (includes early access to the show, a meet-and-greet, a digital photo, a collectible all-access pass plus a free one day pass to Wizard World Comic Con on the Thursday, opening night)

BUY TICKETS: www.thetroc.com

Gene will have two opening acts at The Trocadero, Creem Circus and YOU?

Gene Simmons and Wizard World seek an outstanding local band to perform as one of the opening acts for "Wizard World: An Evening with Gene Simmons and His Band," Friday, June 2, beginning at 8 p.m. 

Area bands must submit video links to openingact@wizardworld.com, specifying "Philadelphia Opening Act" in the subject line, by May 19 for consideration. Simmons will select one group from among the entrants to perform before his show on June 2.

The winner will be announced via media and on Wizard World social media channels on May 26, and notified by email and/or telephone. The winner will also be posted on The Trocadero Theatre website and on its social media channels on that date.

SATURDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 26 AT THE PARK WEST THEATER
- The Park West Theater: 322 W Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
- GA: $38 
- VIP: $299 (includes early access to the show, a meet-and-greet, a digital photo, a collectible all-access pass plus a free one day pass to Wizard World Comic Con on the Thursday, opening night)

BUY TICKETS: www.parkwestchicago.com


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Upcoming Shows for Gene Simmons

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Jun 1, 2, 3, 4, 2017

Philadelphia

Jun 1, 2, 3, 4, 2017

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Chicago

Chicago

Aug 24, 25, 26, 27, 2017

Chicago

Aug 24, 25, 26, 27, 2017

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Austin

Austin

Nov 17, 18, 19, 2017

Austin

Nov 17, 18, 19, 2017

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