Alicia Keys, Naomi Campbell and Ashanti attend the grand opening of TAO NYC

TAO Downtown Grand Opening NYC

TAO NYC’s grand opening

Over the weekend celebs swamped New York City for the grand opening of TAO’s second location. The popular Las Vegas venue marked its east coast debut with help from Russell Simmons, Will I Am, Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Tyson Beckford, Ashanti, Naomi Campbell, Sofia Vergara, Katie Holmes, Cameron Diaz, and a host of others.

Stars Gerard Butler and Brooke Shields also celebrated the 30,000 square foot venue designed by architect David Rockwell with art murals created by HUSH.

TAO Downtown Grand Opening NYC

In the main room Naomi Campbell was spotted dancing while Samantha Ronson played the first DJ set of the night. Later in the evening, DJ Vice took the stage and Ashanti jumped in the DJ booth and joined in on the fun.
Other VIP guests included Gayle King, Dylan McDermott, Todd English, Maxwell, Priyanka Chopra, Anthony Mackie, Colin Egglesfield, Perez Hilton, Kid Cudi and Nicky Hilton.

Check out more photos from the posh grand opening celebration below. -danielle canada

Photo Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/ WireImage

TAO Downtown Grand Opening NYC



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