Usher residency coming to Vegas July 2021

Thursday, 17 September 2020 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

It’s been a strange year around the world with COVID-19 impacting just about everyone everywhere. One of the more abnormal events in Las Vegas – besides casinos closing – is the lack of big events. Vegas is an event-driven town and that’s what draws so many visitors. Whether the event is a convention, trade show, sporting event, or a concert there hasn’t been a single major event for people to attend in Las Vegas since March. In a perfect world, things will be different next year. One casino operator is planning as though major entertainment events will be able to take place by next summer.
 

Vegas Entertainment Roundup – March 2020

Monday, 02 March 2020 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Las Vegas continues to build on the moniker of being the “Entertainment Capital of the World.” There’s some kind of new show, residency or concert announced almost daily. It’s difficult to keep track but we’re doing our best to offer both entertainment updates along with other Las Vegas news and tips.
 

More Classic Rock Shows Coming To Vegas

Thursday, 13 February 2020 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Wynn Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood both announced Las Vegas residencies for rock performers made famous in the 1980s. Bryan Adams will be performing a limited engagement at Wynn while the Scorpions will perform at Plant Hollywood. These two residency announcements came as a surprise to some.
 

Aces Of Comedy 2020 Lineup

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

The Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage Hotel & Casino will celebrate a decade of being the place to enjoy the best comedy in Las Vegas with the unveiling of the first 10 comedians in its 2020 lineup. No less than 10 previous headliners will return to the stage for another stint at The Mirage.
 

Limited Engagements Returning To Wynn In 2020

Tuesday, 07 January 2020 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

There are so many limited engagement shows returning to Las Vegas in 2020. We’ve mentioned a few shows returning to Las Vegas back in October. There must have been plenty of successful shows this year because at least four limited engagements will return in 2020.
 

Jerry Seinfeld and more at the Colosseum in 2020

Thursday, 19 December 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Jerry Seinfeld is returning to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace for at least a handful of shows in 2020. Seinfeld performing in Las Vegas is synonymous with Caesars Palace. He’s been performing at Caesars Palace since 2003!. His return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for two additional weekends in 2020 to perform his stand-up comedy will mark the 17th year he’s performed at the iconic casino.
 

Grammy Award-winning superstar Kelly Clarkson has announced that she will be headlining a brand-new Las Vegas residency. Kelly Clarkson: Invincible will open on Wednesday, April 1 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. The long-rumored residency was announced on Clarksons TV show after performing a medley of her hits during the “Kellyoke” portion of the show.
 

Bally’s Is Your Home For Magic In Las Vegas

Thursday, 31 October 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Bally’s is quickly becoming Las Vegas’ home for magic. They recently renamed the Windows Theater as The Magic Attic. If you haven’t been to Bally’s in a while, this is the venue where Wayne Newton performed on the mezzanine level of the property. His show is now at Caesars Palace.
 

We’ve discussed how Las Vegas residencies have changed over time so we won’t get into it again. The new short term residencies seem to be as popular, if not more popular, than their long-term predecessors.
 

Manilow Residency To Continue In 2020

Thursday, 17 October 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Westgate Las Vegas announced that due to continued overwhelmingly popular demand Barry Manilow’s residency will return in 2020. The Grammy, Tony, and Emmy award-winning singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician is fresh off a successful Broadway run. Manilow: Las Vegas – The Hits Come Home will return to Sin City following an upcoming sold-out performance in London.
 

So, you’ve been to Las Vegas a lot over the years and you’re looking for something different. Well, it looks like you’ll find that at the Flamingo next year.
 
“RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!” opens in late January inside the theater that used to be home to Donny & Marie at the Flamingo. This won’t be another show on the Vegas Strip that looks like every other show.
 

What goes on at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds?

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

The Las Vegas Festival Grounds has been an underutilized plot of land for MGM Resorts (That could change next year if the rumors are true). That’s starting to change with multiple events happening in the second half of 2019. The multipurpose outdoor venue is across the street from Sahara on the southwest corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Blvd.
 

The Vegas Strip Is Rockin’!

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Rock bands are taking over the Vegas Strip! The latest rock band to announce a Las Vegas residency is a name from the 1980s that should sound familiar. Foreigner will be taking over the Las Vegas Strip in 2020 for a 10 show limited engagement. Their exclusive headlining residency show will take place at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian.
 

The improvements at the Plaza continue with a new entertainment offering. The historic downtown Las Vegas hotel and casino recently announced a new upgraded Luxe Room series. Now they’ve announced that longstanding comedy club and entertainment company, The Comedy Works, will bring nationally acclaimed standup comedians to the showroom at the Plaza Hotel & Casino.
 

EDM Invades The Fremont Street Experience

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

The Fremont Street Experience recently welcomed two of the most popular Electronic Dance Music (EDM) performers to grace their stages. The Chainsmokers and Steve Aoki both provided free concerts to launch their new Viva Vision shows at the Fremont Street Experience.
 

The Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood has been home many residencies in recent years. They recently welcomed Christina Aguilera to Las Vegas. Her new residency show is called “Christina Aguilera: The Xperience.”
 

Janet Jackson recently launched her headlining Las Vegas residency, Metamorphosis, at the Park Theater inside Park MGM. Celebrities in attendance for the opening night included Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Magic Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Eve, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Jackson’s longtime producer Jimmy Jam.
 

The shows at all Caesars Entertainment properties in Las Vegas have been on the move all year. We’ve tried to cover the Caesars show shuffle but it’s almost impossible to keep up. It looks like things might be under control for one Caesars property in Las Vegas.
 

Trends In Vegas Entertaiment

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Every year the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority releases a Visitor Profile of tourists traveling to Las Vegas for business and pleasure. There’s a lot of information in the report and it can be quite overwhelming. I like to remove certain sections to make it easier to digest. Today, we’ll look at shows and entertainment.
 

R.U.N to Luxor this Fall

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 by Blog Category: Entertainment and Everything Vegas.

Las Vegas production shows are in chaos right now. Customer preferences are changing and shows of all sizes in Las Vegas are trying to keep up. Shows open and close with regularity so it isn’t much of a surprise that we haven’t seen a big new show lately. Well, that’s about to change.
 

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