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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 [...]

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 [...]

Dragon dances, shows and more during Chinese New Year in Vegas

Dragon dances, shows and more during Chinese New Year in Vegas

The 15 days of Chinese New Year are the most important in the Chinese culture. On Jan. 31, the Year of the Snake comes to an end, ushering in the Year of the Horse. Vegas visitors looking for a way to start the new lunar year can welcome the Year of the Horse with lots [...]

Academy of Country Music to kick off Linq with outdoor festival

Academy of Country Music to kick off Linq with outdoor festival

Country superstars Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban are scheduled to headline the second annual Academy of Country Music Party for a Cause Festival April 4 & 5 at The Linq on the Las Vegas Strip. The two-day outdoor music festival will mark the first special event to be held at The Linq, which opened late [...]

Cirque du Soleil launching theatrical division

Cirque du Soleil launching theatrical division

Cirque du Soleil has created a new division to offer a more theatrical experience in the shows it is developing. Cirque hired Scott Ziegler to lead Cirque du Soleil Theatrical in an effort to expand the type of shows Cirque offers. Shows created under the theatrical division are expected to follow traditional theatrical practices, but [...]

The Jacksons coming to Vegas for 40-show residency

The Jacksons coming to Vegas for 40-show residency

Legendary Motown pop musicians The Jacksons are opening a residency as part of the RockTellz & CockTails series at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The Jacksons have been signed to perform 40 shows Feb. 20 to April 27; the run coincides with rocker Meat Loaf‘s own RockTellz residency that reopens [...]

Chinese production Panda! opens at Palazzo in Las Vegas

Chinese production Panda! opens at Palazzo in Las Vegas

The Chinese-produced stage show Panda!, which tells the story of LongLong (a panda struggling to save his stolen bride from the evil Demon Vulture) through traditional Chinese performance arts, opens tonight at the Palazzo. Panda! director An Zhao said the show has been under production since 2011, when it was first conceived. With the backing [...]

Million Dollar Quartet offers free show ticket to the first 100 people dressed as Elvis on Jan. 8

Million Dollar Quartet offers free show ticket to the first 100 people dressed as Elvis on Jan. 8

Break out the sequined jumpsuit, sideburns and gold sunglasses. Jan. 8, in honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday, “Million Dollar Quartet” at Harrah’s Las Vegas will offer a free show ticket to the first 100 guests who dress as the King of rock ‘n’ roll. The free ticket will be good for the 7 p.m. performance [...]

Bruno Mars opens The Chelsea at Cosmopolitan in Vegas

Bruno Mars opens The Chelsea at Cosmopolitan in Vegas

The energy was high opening night of Bruno Mars at The Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan and it never waned throughout a 75-minute performance. Grammy award-winning artist Mars opened the vintage-inspired concert venue with a sold-out concert delivering what he does best: an electric performance that included his hits and original versions of songs by other [...]

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