Category archives for: Shows

Las Vegas magician Jan Rouven ‘next Siegfried and Roy’

Las Vegas magician Jan Rouven ‘next Siegfried and Roy’

When you step inside the intimate Starlite Theater at the Riviera on the Las Vegas Strip, little do you know the charismatic Jan Rouven performing death-defying stunts on stage could very well be the next Siegfried and Roy. And not only because they have the home country of Germany in common. Rouven, who first saw [...]

Life Is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 lineup

Life Is Beautiful music festival announces 2014 lineup

The Life is Beautiful music festival announced its eclectic lineup for its sophomore year in downtown Las Vegas Oct. 24-26, 2014. Headlining Life is Beautiful are Kanye West, Foo Fighters and OutKast. Some 70 musicians are slated to perform in the open-air festival, including Arctic Monkeys, Lionel Richie, Skrillex, The Flaming Lips, The Roots, Fitz & [...]

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to open residency show in Las Vegas

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham to open residency show in Las Vegas

Comedian Jeff Dunham and his cast of dummies are coming to Las Vegas for a six-month residency beginning Nov. 28 on the Las Vegas Strip. During a tour stop at Caesars Palace June 13, Dunham, a ventriloquist, and his popular dummy “Achmed the Dead Terrorist,” announced his residency show, “Not Playing with a Full Deck.” [...]

Lipshtick Comedy Series brings perfect shade of stand-up to Las Vegas

Lipshtick Comedy Series brings perfect shade of stand-up to Las Vegas

The Lipshtick Comedy Series is bringing in a top line of comediennes to the Venetian in Las Vegas. So far, 14 funny gals have been announced, including “2 Broke Girls” creator Whitney Cummings, who announced the comedy series May 15, the “queen of mean” Lisa Lampanelli and the ever-glamorous Rita Rudner. More comediennes are expected [...]

Go ‘Behind the Myths’ when ‘MythBusters’ comes to Las Vegas

Go ‘Behind the Myths’ when ‘MythBusters’ comes to Las Vegas

TV’s perennial myth busters are bringing their live stage show, “MythBusters: Behind the Myths,” to Las Vegas. “Behind the Myths” stars “MythBusters’” longtime co-hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. The stage show, open to all ages, features onstage experiments, audience participation, video and behind-the-scenes stories. Some audience members will have the chance to go onstage and [...]

Drum roll, please: Go backstage with Blue Man Group

Drum roll, please: Go backstage with Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group takes fans on a backstage interactive tour of the long-running popular show at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. If you’ve seen the show, you’ll recall the crazy-unique percussion instruments the Blue Men play. The Sunday afternoon tour lasts about an hour or so. During my onstage experience, two “Blue Men” and the [...]

Burlesque entices, teases in Las Vegas

Burlesque entices, teases in Las Vegas

From behind the curtain, a stockinged leg suggestively appears, the audience stirs. Then a gloved arm, a single finger beckoning to the audience. The music, upbeat, playful, cues the performer to appear, fully clothed, her costume leaving so, so much to the imagination. The performer shimmies, bumps, grinds, all the while, ever-so-slowly removing one piece [...]

Memorial Day weekend shows in Las Vegas

Memorial Day weekend shows in Las Vegas

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer vacation. Las Vegas has plenty to keep you busy during the weekend, and if you’re looking for a way to kick back and enjoy some quality entertainment, we’ve got you covered. Music   Air Supply Dates: May 23 – 25 Classic rockers Air Supply come to the [...]

Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas should you see?

Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas should you see?

You’ve booked your trip to Las Vegas and you’re determined to see a Cirque du Soleil show during your stay here. Perfect – only one thing: Cirque du Soleil has eight shows to choose from in Las Vegas, and they are all dramatically different. Sure, you could see each of Cirque’s shows, but that wouldn’t [...]

More dates added to Britney Spears residency in Las Vegas

More dates added to Britney Spears residency in Las Vegas

New dates have been added to the Las Vegas run of Britney: Piece of Me, as demand for her show remains strong. Pop diva Britney Spears opened her two-year residency at the 4,600-seat Axis Theater in Planet Hollywood in late 2013. Since then, her show has consistently sold out as her fans have flocked to [...]

Images and text © 2014 VEGAS.com. All rights reserved.