LeAnn Rimes to Perform at L.A. Live Tree Lighting
Confetti falls as L.A. Live's metal LED Christmas tree is lit on December 4, 2008.
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — GRAMMY-award winning singer LeAnn Rimes will headline L.A. Live's second tree lighting on Thursday, an event which will also serve to open the entertainment complex's ice rink and kick off its Season of Giving campaign.
Last year's tree lighting capped a grand opening day for L.A. Live, though most of the restaurants opened later. The final element of the complex, the 54-story hotel and condo tower, is set to open on February 15.
The metal tree covered in 11,000 LED spheres returns. AEG says that trees and decorations around the complex feature 340,000 lights.
Sheila E. and the E family will perform "Little Drummer Boy" during the 6pm event, with Santa Claus, an ice skating Coca-Cola polar bear and L.A. Kings mascot Bailey making appearances.
The LA Kings Holiday Ice will be open through December 31. An hour of skating costs $10, including skate rental. The 70x50 foot rink is 20 feet shorter the rink at Pershing Square.