Category: Past Newsletters

September 2016


September marks the transition into our next season…the start of school, the return to business, the end of summer and pool parties, and the promise of cooler days that will allow us to do more outside.  There is a lot of stuff going on this month.  It’s also time to change the watering schedule for the yard.


During the entire month of August, Dallas was consistently hotter than Las Vegas.  The parade here is moving forward, and I’m now ready for Christmas.  The kids of Clark County have already gone back to school, and with that of course, motorists need to be very aware of the school zones. The police are going to be out in force around schools.

Football season is here---which means that sports books across the city will be busy and happy, and thousands of football wives will be seeing shows, as thousands of football husbands are watching and betting on games.


There are some very fascinating national designations for September…I’ll highlight a few that I find the most interesting…


September 1st is National No Rhyme (Nor Reason) Day. The First Friday in September is National Lazy Mom’s Day.  International Bacon Day is the Saturday before Labor Day, and September 15th is National Linguine Day, National Double Cheeseburger Day, and Day.  Interestingly, September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day (just a few days after Double Cheeseburger day.)  September 20th is National Punch Day and Wife Appreciation Day…is that just bad taste?  September 22nd is Hobbit Day, and the 23rd is Celebrate Bi-sexuality Day, and the Autumnal Equinox.  In spite of bad press the 26th is National Shamu the Whale Day and the 27th is National Corned Beef Hash Day.  And one of my favorites…September 30th is Blasphemy Day.


We have Labor Day, Mexican Independence, and the fifteenth anniversary of September 11th will make all of us stop for just a little while and remember.

Can you believe that it has been fifteen years since the tragedy of September 11th? It is another day that will live in infamy... Our lives and even how we live have been changed because of it. I will be flying my flag on that day and taking time to remember the heroes, the horror, the evil, and the strength that was brought about because of all of those events.


Olympia Weekend, the most prestigious event in the world of bodybuilding, returns to the Orleans Arena September 15 – 18; though many of the events will be at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend is a bodybuilding competition sanctioned by the International Federation of Bodybuilders Professional League (IFBB Pro League). Past champions include Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lee Haney, and Ronnie Coleman. This prestigious event is one of the highest accolades in the sport of professional bodybuilding.


For the seventh year in a row, beer lovers are invited to the Golden Nugget Las Vegas' annual Beerfest weekend event Sept. 17-18. Guests will be able to gather for the premier beer festival of the season in Downtown Las Vegas, and sample award-winning breweries paired with beer-inspired bites and live entertainment throughout the weekend. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Animal Foundation.


Selling out in only its second year, Route 91 Harvest has quickly become a country music calendar staple and will return to Las Vegas for a third time with heavyweights Luke Bryan, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Little Big Town, Chris Young and more leading the charge.  Set to take place at the Las Vegas Village across from Luxor Hotel and Casino September 30 – October 2.


GRAMMY Award-winner Ray LaMontagne announces details for his 2016 North American tour with a stop at The Pearl inside Palms Casino Resort  on September 16, 2016 at 8 p.m.  The tour supports LaMontagne’s sixth studio album, Ouroboros which will be available on March 4, 2016 via RCA Records. For more details on the tour, please visit


The Australian Pink Floyd Show brings their impressive live performance to The Pearl Concert Theater inside Palms Casino Resort on Sept. 3, 2016 at 8 p.m.  After three years of touring the world with album-themed tours, The Australian Pink Floyd Show returns with a new set of Pink Floyd songs – ‘The Best of the Best.’ This time the band wanted to be able to cover a wider range of material to present a well-balanced set that is truly representative of Pink Floyd's work over the years. They’ve even created a special app that can be downloaded at that enables fans to put together a set list with all the songs they would like to hear. The band has used some of the results from that to put together the current set list that covers all of the greatest and most requested songs, as well as some more interesting songs from the early Syd Barrett years, Meddle, Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, The Final Cut, Momentary Lapse of Reason and The Division Bell. There should be something in there to please all kinds of Pink Floyd fans.


Life is Beautiful Music and Art Festival has released the soundtrack that will fill the stages of Downtown Las Vegas with a powerful and diverse lineup that crosses generations during the multi-day festival, September 23 – 25.  Festival goers will be introduced to more than three-dozen of the world’s most celebrated music artists set to perform over the three-day weekend. This year’s artists include GRAMMY® winner Mumford & Sons, award-winning hip-hop star J. Cole, legendary rock-band Jane’s Addiction, Platinum recording artists and folk rock-band The Lumineers, American dance music artists Major Lazer and more.

The Full 2016 Lineup Includes:

Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Major Lazer, The Lumineers, G-Eazy, The Shins, Flume, Jane’s Addiction, Bassnectar, Leon Bridges, Chromeo, Young The Giant, Jimmy Eat World, Die Antwoord, Tegan and Sara, ZHU, Third Eye Blind, Duke Dumont, Dirty Heads, Bloc Party, Galantis, The Temper Trap, Crystal Castles, Kehlani, KONGOS, Excision, City and Colour, Snakeships, AlunaGeorge, The Naked & Famous, Gramatik, Banks and Steelz, Bob Moses, Seven Lions, Atlas Genius, Keys N Krates, Warpaint, Band of Skulls, Kaytranada, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Snails, Iration, Kamasi Washington, Raury, Oh Wonder, The Wombats, Pete Yorn, The Strumbellas, Bomba Estéreo, The Heavy, Nothing But Thieves, Jess Glynne, Jack Garratt, Ghastly, Bishop Briggs, Mr. Carmack, Highly Suspect, LANY, Gryffin, Finish Ticket, Autograf, NF, Mija, Hey Marseilles, Lewis Del Mar, Rezz, Sir The Baptist, CID, The Shelters, Spag Heddy, Aazar, Coast Modern, Anevo, Durante, Aaron Jackson, Brumby, The Lique.


Multi-Grammy Award-winning and top-selling salsa artist of all time Marc Anthony will perform at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino to celebrate Mexican Independence Day on Saturday, September 17 at 10 p.m. Marc Anthony broke onto the music scene in 1993 with his debut salsa album, Otra Nota. However, it was his second album, Todo a su tiempo, which truly secured the record-breaking Latin artist’s rise to fame. The album would go on to sell more than 800,000 copies and earn him both Billboard and Grammy nominations. His first English crossover landed Anthony a billboard topping single and platinum album. Over 20 years later and 12 million albums sold, Marc Anthony has earned two Grammy’s and several life time achievement awards. The singer, songwriter, actor and producer will bring his legendary hits to the Vegas for a special Mexican Independence Day show.


Renowned performer Peter Cetera, a founding member of the legendary rock band Chicago, is returning to Las Vegas for a special performance under the stars at the spacious outdoor Sunset Amphitheater at Sunset Station on Friday, Sept. 16 at 8 p.m.  An original member of legendary rock band Chicago, Peter Cetera began his music career at 11 years old when his parents purchased him an accordion. Cetera came to prominence in the late 1960s after joining the band The Big Thing, who later changed their name to The Chicago Transit Authority, which was then shorted to Chicago. After providing lead vocals on three songs on the band’s debut album, the band jumped back in the studio and released their eponymously-titled album in 1969. The album, which featured the hit single “25 or 6 to 4,” which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became the first hit single with Cetera singing lead vocals.


Bill Maher, a comedian known for giving audiences big laughs along with unflinching honesty, will return to the Aces of Comedy series September 3 – 4 at The Mirage. For the last 13 years on HBO’s “Real Time,” and before that on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993-2002), Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television, earning 34 Emmy nominations in the process. 


Howie Mandel is the latest comedian to join the 2016 Aces of Comedy series lineup at The Mirage Hotel & Casino. He will host his first show as a member of the series Friday, Sept. 2 at 10 p.m.  Mandel has remained a constant force in show business for more than 30 years. He is an executive producer of several shows through his production company ALEVY PRODUCTIONS, which has produced “Take It All” and “Howie Do It” for NBC and “Mobbed” for FOX, among others. Mandel also serves as one of the judges on NBC’s summer talent competition hit series “America’s Got Talent,” alongside Heidi Klum, Mel B and Simon Cowell. Previously, Mandel received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Host For A Reality or Reality – Competition Program for “Deal or No Deal” and a Daytime Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Game Show Host” for the syndicated version of the show.


Due to overwhelming demand, the critically-acclaimed show Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live On Stage, starring the legendary Mike Tyson, has been extended at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Following a knockout premiere in 2012, a record-breaking run on Broadway, a worldwide tour, an HBO special and a string of sold-out shows at MGM Grand in early 2016, the former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the world will return to the famed Las Vegas Strip for a limited run at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club inside MGM Grand. Featuring riveting, never-heard-before stories from the champ’s tumultuous life and career, Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH – Live On Stage steps back into the ring for select dates from Thursday, Sept. 8 through Sunday, Oct. 23 at 10 p.m.


Global metal pioneers MEGADETH premiered their video for the new single “Post American World,” along with complete details for the fall dates for the North American leg of their Dystopia World Tour. The tour visits Las Vegas on Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m. at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Special guests include Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church and Havok.


The Branford Marsalis Quartet will be joining forces with Kurt Elling in a singular collaboration of melodious force Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. This harmonious night at Reynolds Hall will feature Branford Marsalis on saxophones, Joey Calderazzo on piano, Eric Revis on bass, Justin Faulkner on drums, and Elling's deep jazz vocabulary. This one-night-only performance promises to look beyond the great American song book, as they perform a special lineup that follows a standard Jazz format. They are known to be one of jazz's most powerfully performing bands, and there will be nothing standard about them. 


An Evening with Paul Anka, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Reynolds Hall.  This Canadian-born singer and songwriter has remained a vital recording artist for an astonishing seven consecutive decades. He has been minting musical hits since 1957’s "Diana," and his catalog includes some of the most memorable songs in modern entertainment. His notable works include, Tom Jones' marquee songs, "She's a Lady," and lyrics to Frank Sinatra's "My Way." Don't miss this notable night with Anka as he performs his greatest hits accompanied by his sensational band.


BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL tells the Tony® and GRAMMY® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 – Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 at the Smith Center.


Historic Vegas comes to life during the Oscar Dinner Series with former city of Las Vegas Mayor, Oscar B. Goodman. The next dinner on Thursday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m., at Oscar’s steakhouse at the Plaza Hotel & Casino will feature Goodman speaking about “The Hidden Owners of Las Vegas: The Rest of the Story.” At the Oscar Dinner Series, guests enjoy a gourmet three-course meal paired with red and white wines as well as the signature Oscar Goodman Martini while listening to Goodman discuss his extraordinary experiences as a criminal defense attorney that are hallmarks of Las Vegas’ unique and fascinating history.  At the upcoming dinner, Goodman will discuss the secret criminal control of the Las Vegas casinos.


Grammy Award-winning rock innovators Blues Traveler will bring their one-of-a-kind performance to The Yard inside Topgolf® Las Vegas on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at 8 p.m. After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, Grammy Award-winning band Blues Traveler continue to chart new musical directions evident on their upcoming record Blow Up The Moon. A clever collaboration among various artists, Blow Up The Moon sees Blues Traveler keep an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters influenced by the band’s remarkable 25+-year career.


Imagine Exhibitions proudly present REAL BODIES at Bally’s, a highly original and thought-provoking exhibition of human anatomy at Bally’s Las Vegas. This powerful exhibition explores life by displaying more than 20 real, perfectly preserved human bodies and more than 200 anatomical specimens. More than a simple display of human specimens, REAL BODIES at Bally’s will connect audiences to a deeper sense of what it means to be alive. Founded on anatomical, cultural, and emotional narratives, the exhibition transforms the way we view the mysterious organism we all share - the human body - and reminds us of all the complexity and magic within us that we often take for granted. REAL BODIES at Bally’s digs deeper into the beauty of the body, mind, and soul than any other exhibition of its kind, and invites you to explore the entire human experience from the first breath to the last. REAL BODIES at Bally’s is now open and is located on the lower level of Bally’s Las Vegas 3645 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109.


MJ LIVE, the world’s most successful Michael Jackson tribute concert, has announced a special promotion offering free weekend matinee tickets to kids ages 5 through 12.  The special 5 p.m. summer matinee shows offer fans a unique chance to experience Las Vegas’ “Best Tribute Show” of 2014 by the readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.  Through September 4th, MJ Live will perform a special matinee show time at 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday offering one free kids ticket for each adult ticket purchase.


Small towns transform into sophisticated, alluring and mysterious urban cities, and countryside villages into picturesque, serene, untouched landscapes inside Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art’s (BGFA) newest exhibit “Town and Country: from Degas to Picasso,” opening September 23. The exhibition will guide visitors through each artist’s work inspired by the United States and Europe’s growing urbanization during the 19th and 20th centuries. Organized in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the display will feature 47 works of art ranging from paintings and prints to drawings and photographs. Featured artists will include Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, Jean-François Millet and many more. 


While shows are closing in Las Vegas, show producer and entertainer Tony Sacca is pleased to announce the opening of his 2 p.m. matinee show “Tony Sacca’s Vegas The Story” in the Windows Showroom at Bally’s Las Vegas on Friday, Sept. 23. The show, created and written by Sacca with added material and story consulting by the late David Brenner, is the story of Las Vegas’ history with humor and song. Music is under the direction of Grammy award winner and longtime friend of Sacca’s, Gary Anderson. The afternoon show will present the history starting from the 1930s to the present day with a spotlight on Las Vegas headliners from the very first one to Jennifer Lopez.


A brand new live stage show, “One Epic Night!” debuted Monday, Aug. 29 at the Plaza Hotel & Casino for a limited engagement featuring various finalists from blockbuster talent competition shows, like “The Voice,” “America’s Got Talent,” “Masters of Illusion,” and “American Idol.”

The 70-minute, all ages show runs Saturday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. beginning Aug. 29 until Jan. 4 inside the Plaza’s iconic showroom. On some Saturdays, the show offers a 4 p.m. matinee instead of the 7 p.m. performance (September 17, 24, October 8, 15 and November 5, 12). The show is dark from Dec. 1 – 20.  Produced by Frank DiMaggio and Nick Padgett of American Dream Concerts in association with Bonkerz Comedy Productions, the new show showcases audience favorites from top TV talent shows backed by a live all-star band featuring nationally known artists Stet Howland, Michael T. Ross and Brent Muscat.


Due to extraordinary demand, multi-platinum-selling artist, four-time Grammy® Award winner and music icon, Lionel Richie, has announced three additional performance dates in December 2016 for “Lionel Richie - All the Hits” at The AXIS in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The show is jointly promoted by Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment and presented by SiriusXM. Since the show’s premiere, “Lionel Richie – All The Hits” has received rave reviews and accolades, including Vegas Seven’s “Best New Resident” in their Best of Las Vegas 2016 issue and the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Award, recognizing outstanding talent across the industry.


Whether a runner or a walker, all Las Vegans can show off their stride for a great cause at the 2nd Annual “Show Your Heart Run” to benefit the Children’s Heart Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 17 at Kellogg Zaher Park (7901 W. Washington Ave. Las Vegas).  Participants can enjoy their choice of a timed 5K race or a 1.7 mile fun walk inside the track of the park.  Festivities begin at 6:30 a.m. with a warm up and announcements; the 5K run begins promptly at 7 a.m., with the 1.7 mile fun walk beginning immediately following the race start.  To register as a runner, walker, sponsor or make a donation, please visit or call 702-967-3522.


As the recently knighted Sir Rod Stewart wraps up the 2016 shows of his hit Las Vegas residency this week at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, seven more performances scheduled March 15 through April 1, 2017 have been added due to popular demand.   Since its debut in 2011, "Rod Stewart: The Hits." has been experienced by a half million fans and continues to be one of the best reviewed and must-see shows on the Las Vegas Strip.  With no shortage of chart-topping tracks, the Las Vegas production delivers show stopping classics spanning five decades that captivates fans with an ever-changing set list including: "You Wear It Well," "Maggie May," "Da Ya Think I’m Sexy," "The First Cut is the Deepest," "Tonight’s The Night" and "Hot Legs" mixed with some timeless rarities and recent hits.


Already widely known for his quick wit and sharp tongue, Vinnie Favorito has teamed up with Red Mercury Entertainment in a joint venture to produce his new comedy show titled Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered coming to the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, opening Wednesday, September 7th.  Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered comes complete with a funny warning disclaimer to audiences: “If easily offended, you might want to see another show as this show intends to offend and will not subscribe to any ideas of political correctness.” So simply stated if you are looking for safe and politically correct humor, then this relentlessly funny show probably isn’t for you.  However, if you want something edgy, unfiltered and the feeling you are witnessing a celebrity roast, even if you somehow become the celebrity, then Vinnie just might become your new Favorito. For more information on Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered, visit


Las Vegas just got hotter! The world famous Chippendales are thrilled to announce their latest celebrity guest host, actor, model, activist, Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model winner, Nyle DiMarco. DiMarco’s limited engagement with the legendary Chippendales runs for four weeks only, from September 22 through October 16, 2016, at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.  If you’ve seen him on Dancing With the Stars, then you know DiMarco has the moves, physique, charisma and charm to heat up the Las Vegas Strip like never before.  He also happens to be fourth generation Deaf!


Formerly Aussie Hunks, the pioneering new era male revue Aussie Heat continues to burn up the Las Vegas strip, performing five nights at week at the V Theater inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Straight from the land of Oz, Aussie Heat boasts some of the country’s top b-boy, break, strip and acrobatic dancers, incorporating comedy and interactive audience participation for a memorable hands-on experience. Celebrating a milestone one-year of performances, the male group launches a new name reminiscent of the desert terrain they now call home.


Cherry Boom Boom, an awe-inspiring, immersive, engaging and interactive show with a fresh, new and masterful mix of amplified choreography, has announced its new show schedule and ticket prices. Being staged at the renowned Tropicana Theater inside Tropicana Las Vegas, previews for Cherry Boom Boom will run Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 through Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.  Packing a powerful punch, Cherry Boom Boom is the ultimate playground for sex, music, love and rock-n-roll. Strong and sultry enough for a man; smart and sassy enough for a woman. The movement and music will have heads banging and hips swinging all night long. Guaranteed. Cherry Boom Boom is leading a movement about empowerment for strong, sexy women – with a great storyline threaded throughout a visceral rock-n-roll performance – so it is only appropriate it started with three women rocking their way to the Trop.


Thousands of fitness and pole dance enthusiasts will begin to make their way to Las Vegas to take part in the largest worldwide event in pole fitness, Pole Expo. Returning for its fifth year, Pole Expo offers special nightly events demonstrating the art, fitness and competitive edge of pole.

Thursday, Sept 8 (The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) – Pole Classic Competition & Pole Star Showcase: Previously selected, 10 males and 10 females compete for the coveted title of Overall Pole Classic Champion 2016. First place female winner will move on to compete in the Pole Championship Series at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival.

Friday, Sept. 9 (Vanity Nightclub inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino) – Pole Expo’s 5th Annual Party: Vanity Nightclub transforms into a night of comedy burlesque entertainment and risqué performances showcasing male and female talent from across America.

Saturday, Sept. 10 (Ham Hall, UNLV) – Pole Show LA: Where acrobatic athletics meet lingerie for a one-of-a-kind production highlighting the world’s best pole dancers.

Saturday, Sept. 10 (Foxtail Nightclub inside SLS Hotel) – Pole Expo’s Pole Olympia: The fastest and most intense pole trick contest in the world. Three finalists to spilt a grand prize of $10,000.

Looking to go “Walking in Memphis,” take a drive down “Route 66,” or get in a “New York State of Mind”? George Bugatti presents Portraits of America, a multimedia show guiding audiences through a musical retrospective of songs about the greatest cities in America.  Kicking of his 24-city tour, this evening celebrating songs of America makes its Vegas debut at Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.  Tickets range from $39 – $45 and are currently on sale at The Smith Center box office, online at or by phone at 702-749-2000.


And as students are heading back to school, think of this…Recently, a friend of mine was grading a history test for his fourth-graders.  He had included an extra credit question: “List up to five good facts about Abraham Lincoln.”

And one of his students wrote: “After the war ended, Lincoln took his wife to a show.”

September is a busy time with a lot of great headliners coming into town.


September 1 – 5

Mariah Carey #1 to Infinity

Caesars Palace: August 24, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Mat Franco- Magic Reinvented Nightly

The LINQ Hotel and Casino: August 6, 2015 - December 29, 2016

Donny and Marie Osmond

Flamingo: August 30, 2016 - September 17, 2016

Paul Zerdin

Planet Hollywood: April 30, 2016 - November 26, 2016

Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal

Bally's: April 21, 2016 - December 30, 2016

Human Nature Jukebox

Venetian: March 29, 2016 - March 30, 2017

The Righteous Brothers

Harrah's: August 31, 2016 - November 12, 2016

Xavier Mortimer's Magical Dream

Planet Hollywood: June 6, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Puppet Up!

Venetian: July 21, 2016 - December 18, 2016

Orleans: September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Air Supply

Orleans: September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Bill Maher

The Mirage Hotel & Casino: September 3, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Matt Goss

Caesars Palace: June 24, 2011 - September 24, 2016

Sirius XM presents Billy Idol: FOREVER

Mandalay Bay: August 31, 2016 - September 10, 2016

Country Superstars Tribute

Hooters: June 28, 2016 - December 29, 2016

The Oak Ridge Boys

Golden Nugget: September 2, 2016

Howie Mandel

The Mirage Hotel & Casino: September 2, 2016

The Tommy Lama

Tropicana Las Vegas - A Doubletree by Hilton: June 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016

First Friday Art Celebration

Arts Factory

Show Time: 6pm -11pm; First Fri of Each Month

Museum Season

Various Museums: May 1, 2016 - September 1, 2016

Las Vegas Gun Show

Sport Center of Las Vegas: September 3, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Jazz Under The Stars: Michael Lington

Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: April 28, 2016 - September 29, 2016

The Wiz

The Smith Center: September 2, 2016 - September 3, 2016

Australian Pink Floyd

Palms Casino Resort: September 3, 2016

Coldplay with special guest Alessia Cara

T-Mobile Arena: September 1, 2016

Mac DeMarco w/Ducktails, Dinner

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 2, 2016

Zakk Wylde With Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown And Jared James Nichols

House of Blues: September 1, 2016

Queen Nation - Tribute to Queen

Cannery Casino & Hotel: September 2, 2016 - September 3, 2016

Free Concert: Smash Mouth

Fremont Street Experience: September 3, 2016

Make America Rock Again Festival

Orleans Hotel and Casino: September 2, 2016

Jim Breuer

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Lon Bronson: Music of the Classic Horn Bands

The Smith Center: September 2, 2016

Los Lonely Boys

Boulder Station Hotel-Casino: September 3, 2016

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Bally's Las Vegas: July 15, 2016 - September 1, 2016

Soul Men and Lady Soul Starring Spectrum and Radiance

The Smith Center: September 3, 2016

Jeffrey Osborne

Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: September 2, 2016

WHK presents The Tuesday Blend

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: July 5, 2016 - November 1, 2016

Masters of Puppets: World Famous Metallica Tribute

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 3, 2016

Killswitch Engage

Brooklyn Bowl: September 3, 2016

Juliette Lewis

Brooklyn Bowl: September 5, 2016

King of the Cage World Amateur Championships 3

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 3, 2016

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

SLS Las Vegas: September 4, 2016

Gilbert Gottfried

M Resort Spa & Casino: September 3, 2016


House of Blues: September 4, 2016

UNLV Rebel Football vs Jackson State

Sam Boyd Stadium: September 1, 2016

The Naughty Show

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino: July 22, 2016 - September 3, 2016

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: September 3, 2016

Buckles & Barrels for Bailey Charity Barrel Race

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 1, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Cherry Boom Boom Live

Tropicana Las Vegas

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Hartbeat Weekend Concert

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: September 4, 2016

The Steppas

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 1, 2016

The Scintas

Plaza: September 16, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art - Faberge Revealed

Bellagio: March 18, 2016 - September 5, 2016

Andrew Dice Clay

Tropicana Las Vegas - A Doubletree by Hilton: September 2, 2016 - September 11, 2016

HartBeat Weekend - Kevin Hart & Friends Comedy All-Stars

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: September 2, 2016

Bachata Heat 2016

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: September 2, 2016




September 6 – 12

Ron White

Mirage: September 9, 2016 - September 10, 2016

Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth – Live on Stage

MGM Grand: September 8, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Wanda Sykes

Treasure Island - TI: September 9, 2016

Criss Angel HELP! Charity Event

Luxor: September 12, 2016

Harvest Festival Annual Art & Craft Show

Cashman Center: September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016

George Strait

T-Mobile Arena: September 9, 2016 - September 10, 2016

Ho'olaule'a Pacific Islands Festival

Henderson Events Plaza: September 10, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Lost '80s Live

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: September 10, 2016

Super Summer Theatre - The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park: September 8, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Pole Expo's - Pole Classic Competition & Pole Star Showcase

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 7, 2016 - September 11, 2016


Brooklyn Bowl: September 9, 2016

Drake with special guest Future

T-Mobile Arena: September 11, 2016

Friday Night Live At The Pool with Pepper

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 9, 2016

Paragon Pro Wrestling

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: September 9, 2016

End of Summer Bash Festival & Car Show

Cannery Casino & Hotel: September 10, 2016

Frankie Avalon

South Point Casino Hotel & Spa: September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016

52 Fridays - The Zombies

Golden Nugget: September 9, 2016

38 Special & The Marshall Tucker Band

Sunset Station Hotel Casino: September 9, 2016

Susan Anton: Already Home

The Smith Center: September 9, 2016 - September 10, 2016

Opening Night - Cabrera Conducts Mahler

The Smith Center: September 10, 2016

Average White Band

Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: September 10, 2016

Andy Fasco and The U. N.

Brooklyn Bowl: September 7, 2016

King Lil G

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 9, 2016

Smash Magazine & XPOZ present Almost Awake

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 10, 2016

Emo Night Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bowl: September 9, 2016

Knockout Night at the D

Downtown Las Vegas Event Center: September 9, 2016

High Roller Reining Classic Horse Show & Western Gift Show

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 8, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Mrs Vietnam World

Orleans Hotel and Casino: September 10, 2016

Fall Classic Custom and Rod Show

Boulder City Bicentennial Park: September 10, 2016

Los Tucanes de Tijuana

Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino: September 10, 2016

National Beer Mile

Downtown Container Park: September 10, 2016

Big Blues Bender

Plaza Hotel & Casino: September 8, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Noche Sobrenatural presented by Aguilas Centro Familiar Cristiano

Cashman Center: September 9, 2016

The Sisterhood of Song starring LaShai Reid

The Smith Center: September 11, 2016



September 13 – 19

An Intimate Evening with SANTANA Greatest Hits Live

Mandalay Bay: September 14, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Boyz II Men

Mirage: September 16, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Pitbull - Time Of Our Lives

Planet Hollywood: September 15, 2016 - September 16, 2016

Marc Anthony

Planet Hollywood: September 17, 2016

Enrique Iglesias

Caesars Palace: September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016

Counting Crows with Rob Thomas

LAS VEGAS: September 17, 2016

Emmanuel & Mijares

Caesars Palace: September 15, 2016

Ray LaMontagne

Palms Casino Resort: September 16, 2016

The Monkees

Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino: September 17, 2016

44th Annual Las Vegas Greek Festival

St. John Greek Orthodox Church: September 16, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Black Sabbath: The End

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: September 17, 2016

Mondays Dark with Mark Shunock

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 19, 2016

Boyce Avenue

SLS Las Vegas: September 16, 2016

John Fogerty-Fortunate Son in Concert

The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino: September 14, 2016 - October 1, 2016

Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend 2016

Orleans Hotel and Casino: September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016

Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul and Tribe Society

Downtown Las Vegas Events Center: September 16, 2016

Alejandro Fernandez

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: September 15, 2016


MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: September 16, 2016

Branford Marsalis Quartet with special guest Kurt Elling

The Smith Center: September 14, 2016

An Evening with Paul Anka

The Smith Center: September 16, 2016

Wild Kratts Live!

The Smith Center: September 17, 2016

Friday Night Live At The Pool with The Growlers

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 16, 2016

O. A. R.

Brooklyn Bowl: September 16, 2016

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters

Cannery Casino & Hotel: September 17, 2016

Gabriel Iglesias

The Mirage Hotel & Casino: September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016

Crystal Gayle

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 16, 2016 - September 18, 2016

David Perrico: Pop Strings Orchestra

The Smith Center: September 16, 2016

Bobby Rydell

Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel: September 16, 2016

52 Fridays - The Grass Roots

Golden Nugget: September 16, 2016

Gloria Trevi: El Amor World Tour

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: September 17, 2016

Peter Cetera

Sunset Station Hotel Casino: September 16, 2016

Julion Alvarez

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: September 17, 2016

Juan Gabriel

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: September 16, 2016

St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Brooklyn Bowl: September 17, 2016

T-Tunes presents Magneto y Mercurio

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 16, 2016

Fifth Harmony: The 7/27 Tour

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 17, 2016

Chance the Rapper: Magnificent Coloring World Tour

Brooklyn Bowl: September 18, 2016

The Smith Center: September 13, 2016

Elisa Fiorillo & The Bruce Harper Big Band: Singing & Swingin'

The Smith Center: September 17, 2016

Portraits of America with George Bugatti and Trio

37th Annual San Gennaro Feast

Craig Ranch Park: September 13, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Reverend Horton Heat

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 16, 2016

Fall BeerFest

Golden Nugget: September 16, 2016 - September 17, 2016


Brooklyn Bowl: September 15, 2016

Las Vegas Southwestern Women's Expo produced by Show Management Associates, LLC

Cashman Center: September 17, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Sammy Kershaw

Boulder Station Hotel-Casino: September 17, 2016




September 20 – 26

Lionel Richie: All The Hits

Planet Hollywood: September 21, 2016 - October 12, 2016

Ray Romano & David Spade

Mirage: September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Dana Carvey

Orleans: September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Life is Beautiful

LAS VEGAS: September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016

52 Fridays - Johnny Rivers

Golden Nugget: September 23, 2016

Andalusian World Cup

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 22, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Las Vegas Antique and Modern Arms Show

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino: September 24, 2016 - September 25, 2016

World Series of Dominoes

Cashman Center: September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Daryl Hall & John Oates

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: September 23, 2016


Cannery Casino & Hotel: September 24, 2016

The Avett Brothers

Brooklyn Bowl: September 20, 2016

Casting Crowns

Henderson Pavilion: September 25, 2016

Clif Bar Cross Vegas

Desert Breeze Soccer Complex: September 21, 2016

Super Run Classic Car Show

Henderson Events Plaza: September 22, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

LAS VEGAS: September 20, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Daytime Village at the iHeart Radio Musical Festival

Las Vegas Village: September 24, 2016

The Lettermen

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016


House of Blues: September 22, 2016


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 23, 2016

Ottmar Liebert

Sunset Station Hotel Casino: September 24, 2016

UNLV Rebel Football vs Idaho

Sam Boyd Stadium: September 24, 2016

Garbage at The Foundry

SLS Las Vegas: September 22, 2016


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: September 22, 2016

2016 iHeart Radio Musical Festival

T-Mobile Arena: September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Conversations With Norm

The Smith Center: September 25, 2016

Lucky Peterson

The Smith Center: September 23, 2016 - September 24, 2016

Home Expo Las Vegas produced by H & S Productions

Cashman Center: September 23, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Journey Unauthorized

Suncoast Hotel and Casino: September 24, 2016



September 27 – October 3

The Temptations

Orleans Hotel and Casino: October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Bill Maher

The Mirage Hotel & Casino: September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016

Alice In Chains

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: October 1, 2016

54th Annual Art in the Park

Boulder City: October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016

52 Fridays - Night Ranger

Golden Nugget: September 30, 2016

Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival

Las Vegas Village: September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016

2016 Rhino Linings 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Motorsports Complex: October 1, 2016

Octonauts Live

Cox Pavilion: September 30, 2016

The Specials

House of Blues: September 30, 2016

Blind Guardian With Special Guest; Grave Digger

House of Blues: October 1, 2016

Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour

MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: October 1, 2016

Michelle Johnson Presents Tapestry Unraveled: The Complete Carole King Album

The Smith Center: October 2, 2016


Brooklyn Bowl: September 29, 2016

The Soul Rebels Sound System Ft. Talib Kweli

Brooklyn Bowl: September 28, 2016

Michael Bolton

Cannery Casino & Hotel: October 1, 2016

Dweezil Zappa

Brooklyn Bowl: October 2, 2016

UNLV Rebel Football vs Fresno State

Sam Boyd Stadium: October 1, 2016

Conor Oberst

Brooklyn Bowl: October 3, 2016

Reggae On The Bay at Mandalay Bay Beach

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Las Vegas BikeFest 2016

Fremont Street Experience: September 29, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Iris DeMent

The Smith Center: September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016

The Killers Sam's Town Decennial Extravaganza

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016

2016 NHRA Las Vegas Nationals

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Motorsports Complex: September 28, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Serpentine Fire: Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute

The Smith Center: September 27, 2016

Jerry Lewis

South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016



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