Vegas 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…

Vegas Weekender: Catch the Big Game and more!

With the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers set to square off in Sunday’s highly anticipated football match-up, you’ll find a good time on tap in many of the bars and sports books in Las Vegas. But the Big Game isn’t all that’s happening this weekend. Several other sporting events…

Human Nature bring their Motown show to the Venetian

The new year means a new venue for Australia’s Human Nature in Vegas. The vocal group, which consists of Toby Allen, Phil Burton, Andrew Tierney and Michael Tierney, previously headlined at The Quad Resort & Casino (formerly the Imperial Palace). Beginning Jan. 19, 2013, the guys from Down Under will…

NFR 2012 brings big names in country music to Vegas

Shine up your boots and pull out your prized belt buckles. It’s rodeo time in Vegas! The National Finals Rodeo is coming to town December 6 – 15 for another stellar event at the Thomas & Mack Center. The NFR made its Vegas debut in 1985 and has continued to…

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip is home to another Cirque du Soleil production, “Zarkana.” The show opened for preview performances on Nov. 1 in the former “Viva Elvis” theater at Aria at CityCenter, giving Cirque a total of seven productions in Vegas. Before performing in Vegas, “Zarkana” was a touring production.…

Vegas Weekender: Show-stopping fun in Sin City

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned tourist, there are plenty of great shows on the bill in Las Vegas over the post-Halloween weekend. The city’s entertainment scene is welcoming the new “Appetite for Democracy” residency with Guns N’ Roses on Oct. 31, but some other great gems –…

Spooktacular shows for Halloween in Vegas

Halloween is right around the corner, and Vegas has plenty of sinsational ways to celebrate from costume parties to haunted attractions and even Halloween-themed shows. If you want to be entertained by sexy, topless vampires or singing zombies, Vegas is the place to be. Here’s a listing of spooktacular shows…