Shows

Rocker Aaron Lewis keeping true to outlaw country roots

A couple years have passed since Staind frontman Aaron Lewis announced he was going country. Although some might wonder how he balances the two genres – Staind hasn’t officially broken up – Lewis said he has been focusing entirely on country music, an appreciation for which he developed while living…

Britney Spears arrives in Vegas to prepare for residency

Britney Spears’ fans have something to celebrate. A day after her 32nd birthday, the pop diva released her eighth studio album, “Britney Jean,” and arrived at Planet Hollywood in a 1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible to prepare for her Las Vegas residency. Britney: Piece of Me Location: Planet Hollywood Showing: 9…

$50 or less: Vegas shows don’t have to break the bank

Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world, with world-class performances to cap off your trip to our fabulous desert outpost. But you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy some of the best Vegas has to offer. Based on our own experiences and those of reviews posted…

Behind the 50 voices of Vegas headliner Véronic

Véronic DiCaire wows audiences with her spot-on impressions of such legendary singers as Billie Holiday, Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Madonna, Cher, Whitney Houston and Annie Lennox, along with pop stars Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Pink and Katy Perry. During her performance inside the Jubilee! Theatre at Bally’s, she effortlessly moves…

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…

Mamma Mia! returning to Las Vegas in spring 2014

If you missed Mamma Mia! the first time it was around, you’re in luck. Five years after closing, the hit Broadway musical is returning to the Las Vegas Strip. Mamma Mia! is scheduled to open in a recently renovated theater at Tropicana Las Vegas this coming spring, though no date has…

Jim Breuer promises to ‘crush it’ in Vegas

As one of the top stand-up comedians touring today, funnyman Jim Breuer has been evolving his craft since his successful run on “Saturday Night Live” in the late ’90s and his ever-hilarious bits as “Goat Boy” and his spot-on impersonation of Joe Pesci. Today, he describes himself as “Cosby with…

Blue Man Group celebrates first year at Monte Carlo

Blue Man Group celebrated its first anniversary of the show’s move to Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino last week. Since the move, Blue Man Group has used: 2,124 Twinkies 18,585 marshmallows 2,655 gallons of paint 3,186 drum sticks 74,340 cubic feet of helium 272,934 feet of streamers Before the show…

Las Vegas’ own Jo Koy returns to TI Theatre

Las Vegas is where comedian Jo Koy got his start in stand-up. Though living in Los Angeles these days, he still returns to his comedy roots often. “Back when I lived here, there were no comedy clubs here for me,” Koy said. “There were comedy clubs, but they only hired…

Meat Loaf still hitting the notes with Las Vegas residency

Meat Loaf is first and foremost a performer. Everything he does, he said, he draws from his background in theater. “All the rock shows, everything,” Meat Loaf said. “All the albums. That’s why I don’t put my face on the album covers. John Grisham doesn’t put his face on the…

Jaime Lynch to be new voice of ‘Fantasy’

“Fantasy” has announced a new headliner for the popular adult revue at Luxor Hotel and Casino. With her sultry voice and sex appeal, Jaime Lynch is now leading the show in the Atrium Showroom. “Joining the cast of ‘Fantasy’ is a dream come true,” Lynch said in a statement. “As…

Boyz II Men race to help Vegas charities

Members of the four-time Grammy-Award winning band Boyz II Men brought Motownphilly back to Pole Position Raceway in Las Vegas on Sunday in support of Speedway Children’s Charities and their own charity, Boyz II Men House. Band members Nathan Morris and Shawn Stockman raced in karts on the quarter-mile indoor track, played arcade games…