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Meat Loaf ‘born to do’ Vegas rock residency

One might say that Meat Loaf’s residency at Planet Hollywood is a calling, something he was born to do. That is, after all, the rock star’s own feeling on the matter. “I’m the least paid performer in Vegas. Trust me. I am,” Meat said while sitting outside the PH Showroom,…

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…

‘Britney: Piece of Me’ opens in Vegas

Pop diva Britney Spears opened her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas to a sold-out theater Dec. 27. “Britney: Piece of Me” opened with Spears entering the stage suspended inside a spherical cage, exiting to join her 14 dancers in a high energy dance number of her 2013…

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…

Meat Loaf opens residency show in true Vegas style

Always the actor, rock star Meat Loaf offered more than a sampling of his vast catalog of operatic rock songs during the opening night of his RockTellz & CockTails residency at Planet Hollywood Sept. 26. Meat poked fun at some of the more elaborate shows on the Las Vegas Strip,…

Britney Spears announces Las Vegas residency

It’s Britney B**ch! After weeks of rumors, Britney Spears is coming to Las Vegas. Spears has signed a two-year, $30 million deal to perform in the PH Live showroom at Planet Hollywood on the Las Vegas Strip. Her residency is set to begin Dec. 27, 2013. “Yes it’s true,” Spears tweeted the…

Mexican Independence Day a fiesta in Las Vegas

Mexican Independence Day has grown into quite the fiesta in Las Vegas – some say even bigger than Cinco de Mayo. Whether you’re looking for some great Mexican food, live music or a boxing match starring one of Mexico’s best fighters, Las Vegas offers plenty to choose from. Events The One: Mayweather vs.…

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…

CeeLo is gutsy and gaudy as ‘Loberace’

CeeLo Green’s over-the-top Vegas-styled persona — and his new show at Planet Hollywood — is gutsy and gaudy with the artist’s trademark brand of indulgence, self-promotion and celebrity. Fans of CeeLo’s decadent style and big-talking show of wealth and sex appeal will have all they can handle in “CeeLo Green…

Specialty acts in Vegas: the Skating Aratas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com While some relationships can get on the rocks, husband and wife Victor and Jenny Arata are always on a roll. Better known as, the Skating Aratas, these performers put their lives in each other’s hands every time they get on stage. The duo performers as one…

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and…

Specialty Acts in Vegas: Wally Eastwood has his hands full

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Energizer Bunny keeps going and going and so does Wally Eastwood. Every night, while bouncing around the stage, he can’t stop throwing items like bowling pins and top hats in the air and catching them. Sometimes, he doesn’t even use his hands. When it comes…

Don’t be salty… celebrate National Margarita Day in Vegas

Who loves margaritas? Trick question, everyone does. Feb. 22 is National Margarita Day, which means a lineup of Vegas bars and restaurants are putting on some great specials for this classic cocktail. Cabo Wabo Cantina in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood celebrates National Margarita Day and National Chip…

The First Lady of Magic reappears in Vegas

Almost every magician disappears as part of their act. Most of them reappear within seconds, but not if you’re Melinda Saxe. Better known by her stage name, “Melinda – First Lady of Magic,” she was the only female magician to have her own headlining magic show on the Las Vegas Strip during…