Vegas Weekender: Mac King, Restaurant Week and more

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There’s a lot happening in Vegas this weekend, from Mac King the magician to Ron White the comedian. Spend a little time at Lagasse’s Stadium, watching the big game while munching on delicious food. Or enjoy a Spring Break bash with Audrina Patridge at Chateau nightclub.

Shows

Magician Mac King, now appearing at Harrah's.

Mac King is one of the funniest magicians in Las Vegas. King brings his unique brand of humor and talent as a sleight-of-hand magician to Las Vegas at the theater in Harrah’s. This afternoon show is great for children five and up–and rest assured adults and children alike will be laughing and in awe of his magic tricks. Mac King tickets start at $33.98.

In the ’70s, The Osmonds were incredibly popular, thanks in large part to youngest brother Donny. Now, the quartet (sans Donny) takes the stage at The Orleans Arena with hits like “Crazy Horses,” “Double Lovin’ ” and “Yo-Yo.” Tickets start at $38.50. Show times are March 1 – 2, 8 p.m., March 3, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and March 4, 7:30 p.m.

Rap-metal band Korn has sold more than 11 million albums in the U.S. alone. Their hits include “Falling Away From Me,” “Untouchables” and “Twisted Transistor.” Korn may be best known for the song “Freak on a Leash,” the No. 1 single from the album, “Follow the Leader.” Korn takes the stage Friday, March 2 at The Pearl at The Palms hotel. Tickets start at $55.50. Show time is 8 p.m.

Funnyman Ron White takes the stage at the Terry Fator Theatre at the Mirage March 2 – 3. Mr. “Tater Salad” is best known for being part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with fellow comedians Jeff Foxworthy, Larry The Cable Guy and Bill Engvall. Show time is 10 p.m. Tickets are $85.94.

The Isley Brothers are staples of soul with a long lasting career and hits like “Shout,” “This Old Heart of Mine” and “Behind a Painted Smile.” Now, the Isley Brothers are coming to Vegas to entertain you at the LVH-Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, March 2 – 3. Tickets start at $70.85. Show time is 9 p.m. for both show dates.

Also appearing this weekend:

  • The Icons of Comedy Presents: Amy Schumer at the Riviera.
  • Illusions starring Jan Rouven at the Starlite Theater in the Riviera.

Nightlife

Lagasse’s Stadium is a unique venue with plenty of seating and televisions to watch all the NBA and college basketball excitement and mouth-watering cuisine from Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse. On Friday, March 2, participate in a special beer pairing dinner with a Samuel Adams brew master. The five-course menu includes a stacked onion ring salad, beef sliders, grilled swordfish and more, paired with the likes of Irish Red, White Water IPA and other Samuel Adams brews. The dinner starts at 6 p.m. and is $55 per person plus tax and gratuity.

Model and Actress Audrina Patridge will be at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens at Paris Las Vegas for Spring Break Bash, Saturday, March 3. Patridge has her own reality show, “Audrina,” which chronicles her quirky family and her life. Patridge has also appeared on “Dancing with the Stars.” Doors open 10:30 p.m. Admission starts at $20 for women and $30 for men.

Banana Cream Pie Day is this Friday, March 2. Thank goodness you’re in Vegas, where you can celebrate this holiday with a banana cream pie dessert, all day long. PBR Rock Bar & Grill makes their creamy dessert using Nilla Wafer crust and homemade banana cream filling. The dessert, usually priced at $6.95, will be specially priced at $5.

Also appearing this weekend:

  • Fernando Garibay at Haze.
  • The Chainsmokers at 1Oak.
  • James & Oliver Phelps at Chateau, March 2.
  • Fernando Garibay at Haze, March 2.
  • Skratchy  at Lavo, March 2.
  • Cosmic Gate at Marquee, March 2.
  • Donald Glaude & Alex Peace at RPM, March 2.
  • Steve Aoki with Lazy Rich at Surrender, March 2.
  • Politik at Tao, March 2.
  • DJ Spider and Dave Fogg at Tryst, March 2.
  • Brittany Palmer, March 3 at Gallery.
  • Zen Freeman and Mark Stylez at Ghostbar Day Club, March 3.
  • Erick Morillo, March 3 at Marquee.
  • Bassnectar at Rain, March 3.
  • Surprise Hip Hop Legend March 3 at Surrender.
  • DJ Vice March 3 at Tao.
  • Derrick Anthony at Tryst, March 3.
  • Robbie Rivera and Warren Peace at XS, March 3.
  • Topshop Topman Takeover at The Bank, March 4.
  • Ryne Green at Ghostbar, March 4.
  • Vice Sundays with Skylar Grey, March 4 at Lavo.
  • Nathan Scott and Dave Fogg at XS, March 4.

Dining

If you are looking to try fantastic food to benefit a great cause, dine at a participating restaurant for Las Vegas Restaurant Week, taking place through this weekend, Feb. 27 – March 4. Restaurant Week offers exceptional prix fixe menus at $20.12, $30.12 or $50.12. Participating restaurants include BLT Burger, American Fish by Michael Mina, Aureole Las Vegas, Fix, Stack and more. Las Vegas Restaurant Week benefits Three Square, Las Vegas’ food bank.

 

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