Posts tagged as: Jersey Boys

Strip headliners joining forces in the name of charity

Strip headliners joining forces in the name of charity

Charities often struggle with raising money and can fall victim to the old adage, you need money to make money. Some Las Vegas charities decide to host events to raise money, but if the entertainment is sparse to non-existent, selling tickets to people other than ardent supporters can be tricky business. In steps Las Vegas [...]

Women on the Las Vegas stage: ‘Jersey Girls’

Women on the Las Vegas stage: ‘Jersey Girls’

Like all professional musical theater performers, the actors in the Las Vegas production of “Jersey Boys” spend their lives becoming lots of different people on stage. But the changes come faster for the four women in this show than for most. “Within the first act, I get shot out of a cannon and I don’t [...]

Tried and true: Las Vegas’ love affair with live music

Tried and true: Las Vegas’ love affair with live music

Las Vegas has loved live music from the beginning. The El Rancho, Vegas’ first resort-style casino (It opened in 1941.) was owned and operated by Thomas E. Hull.  Hull, a former member of the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, designed the El Rancho to include the “Opera House” — the resort’s showroom. The Opera House would feature top [...]

The Hearts behind the Harmony

The Hearts behind the Harmony

They may be the best band in town today, but they’re billed as a group from decades past. If you’ve seen them live, you might think there are only four members – but there are five. They’ve played eight shows a week together for more than a year, but they don’t have a name of [...]

On anniversary, ‘Jersey Boys’ honors namesake with memorial on Las Vegas Walk of Stars

On anniversary, ‘Jersey Boys’ honors namesake with memorial on Las Vegas Walk of Stars

The cast and crew of Jersey Boys Las Vegas honor the legacy of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons six nights a week with the stunning show they brought from Broadway, but yesterday the celebration grew to new heights. On the occasion of the first anniversary of “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas and the [...]

Country Artist Dustin Lynch Attends JERSEY BOYS at Paris Las Vegas

Country Artist Dustin Lynch Attends JERSEY BOYS at Paris Las Vegas

Country artist Dustin Lynch attended JERSEY BOYS at Paris Las Vegas Saturday evening, January 26. Lynch greeted the cast backstage following the show to congratulate them on their performance and stayed for a cast photo.   Celebrity report courtesy: Kirvin Doak Communications Photo credit: JERSEY BOYS Las Vegas

Vegas Weekender: Are you ready for fight week?

Vegas Weekender: Are you ready for fight week?

A fight is breaking out in Vegas this weekend – and it’s a big one! UFC 148 is coming to town and bringing festivities that will include everything from pool parties and pub crawls to open workouts, a weigh-in and the big event. Plus, as part of the inaugural International Fight Week, which is expected [...]

Jersey Boys in Paris

Jersey Boys in Paris

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Jersey Boys have a new home on the Las Vegas Strip. In 2008 the show opened at the Palazzo. After a successful run, the four blue-collar kids packed their bags, hit the road and headed west to Paris Las Vegas. “Jersey Boys” opened at its new location in March. For [...]

Vegas Weekender: Football kicks off in Vegas as Restaurant Week comes to a close

Vegas Weekender: Football kicks off in Vegas as Restaurant Week comes to a close

Cue Hank Williams Jr. We’re ready for some football! After an offseason filled with more litigation and Twitter fights than Brett Favre rumors, football season is finally upon on us. McFadden’s inside the Rio brings back its popular “Man Cave” for the NFL season. The football fans’ paradise features three couches, a recliner, three high-definition [...]

Jersey Boys yesterday and today

Jersey Boys yesterday and today

Some people have scrap books or photo albums as a time stamp for their memories, but not Bob Gaudio. He gets to watch part of his life played out in the large-scale musical production “Jersey Boys.” “To see the show in Vegas in a fantastic theater is really a big thrill. As the show states [...]

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