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Five things to look forward to with Guns N’ Roses residency

Five things to look forward to with Guns N’ Roses residency

Any metal fan knows of Guns N’ Roses’ influence on the music scene, rock or otherwise. Their videos were epic, hitting new heights in production value and cost. They released two albums, “Use Your Illusion” I and II back-to-back, and the albums debuted at Nos. 2 and 1, respectively. Their breakout album, “Appetite for Destruction,” [...]

Bring out your inner Valentine with a romantic show in Vegas

Bring out your inner Valentine with a romantic show in Vegas

Hand-holding, kisses and whispered sweet-nothings — if you’ve been caught up in being oh-so-very-much in love, and have forgotten to plan a special night for your sweetheart, there’s still time. Vegas offers plenty of entertainment to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember. For those kindred hopeless romantics, the following shows offer experiences to suit [...]

50 years later, Beatles still rockin’ Vegas Strip

50 years later, Beatles still rockin’ Vegas Strip

Fifty years after Beatlemania washed ashore on U.S. soil, The Beatles’ musical influence has not waned. Even some of the most youthful artists today credit the Beatles for being a major influence on their work. A few of the acrobats from Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE show performed Sunday night during a 50th anniversary special honoring The [...]

‘Mamma Mia!’ prepares for return to Vegas showroom

‘Mamma Mia!’ prepares for return to Vegas showroom

Disco returns to Vegas this spring in the form of hit Broadway musical “Mamma Mia!” at the Tropicana on the Strip. Opening May 8, ”Mamma Mia!” will take over the Tropicana Theater, formerly the home of showgirl revue “Folies Bergere.” Previously, the musical performed for six years at Mandalay Bay, closing in 2008. Told through the [...]

Olivia Newton-John opening ‘Summer Nights’ residency in Vegas

Olivia Newton-John opening ‘Summer Nights’ residency in Vegas

Grammy award-winning artist Olivia Newton-John is opening her “Summer Nights” residency at the Flamingo Las Vegas this spring. Newton-John, perhaps known best for her co-starring role with John Travolta in “Grease,” is slated to perform in the Donny & Marie Showroom from April 8 to Aug. 30, 2014. The show is expected to feature an [...]

Meat Loaf ‘born to do’ Vegas rock residency

Meat Loaf ‘born to do’ Vegas rock residency

One might say that Meat Loaf’s residency at Planet Hollywood is a calling, something he was born to do. That is, after all, the rock star’s own feeling on the matter. “I’m the least paid performer in Vegas. Trust me. I am,” Meat said while sitting outside the PH Showroom, where he is preparing for [...]

Cirque to go dark in Vegas for One Night for One Drop

Cirque to go dark in Vegas for One Night for One Drop

It’s just for one night, but dozens of Cirque performers, stagehands and celebrity performers are hustling to put on a theatrical production to raise money for Cirque du Soleil’s charitable foundation, One Drop. On March 21, all of Cirque’s resident shows on the Las Vegas Strip will go dark while some 85 Cirque performers and [...]

Female rockers added to ‘Raiding the Rock Vault’ lineup

Female rockers added to ‘Raiding the Rock Vault’ lineup

For the first time since the show opened a year ago, “Raiding the Rock Vault” will feature two female singers, in addition to the other rock musicians performing nightly at the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Stephanie Calvert, who is a vocalist for ’80s band Starship, and back-up singer Carol-Lyn Liddle join the crew, along [...]

Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

Craft beer festival moving to downtown Las Vegas

The Great Vegas Festival of Beer is moving to downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont East Entertainment District April 26. According to festival organizer Motley Brews, the craft beer event is expanding to accommodate the local beer scene and to attract more breweries and beer-loving tourists. Last year’s event was held at Sunset Park in southeast Las [...]

Brooklyn Bowl announces live music lineup at The Linq in Las Vegas

Brooklyn Bowl announces live music lineup at The Linq in Las Vegas

Brooklyn Bowl is expected to be the next music venue to open on the Las Vegas Strip, bringing live music to The Linq starting in March. The Roots and Elvis Costello were announced to be the first big names to perform at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas. The Roots are scheduled to perform March 14 and [...]

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