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February 2017

February is a great month…it’s almost always beautiful out here. Lots of major events make February one of the best months of the year--- The Super Bowl, Valentine's Day, and MAGIC. February is the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed full. February is a busy time for conventions, and is always the start of new things as the city looks ahead to the summer. Late winter and early spring are good times to get shows opened so that they can establish themselves prior to the summer season.

One of our own entertainment icons has passed away…Rest in Peace, Tony Sacca.

He moved to Las Vegas in 1981 and has been a staple of the Strip ever since. His performing career goes back more than 50 years. Initial reports first emerged on the morning of January 31 saying that singer Tony Sacca had passed away at the age of 65 apparently from a heart attack. His show, “Vegas the Story,” had just been extended at Bally’s, and the San Gennaro Festival will never be the same without him. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from The White House in 2015. He is survived by his wife Josette Leblond. Sacca has a star outside the New York, New York Hotel and Casino and is located next to Elvis Presley’s star. He was an entertainer, TV host, Producer, singer, and songwriter. His absence will certainly be felt throughout the entertainment community. This just happened, and I am still in shock at the news. My words fail me a bit, but I have to get this newsletter out. I’ve known Tony for 15 years…condolences to his family. We’ll miss you, Tony.

In Memory of Tony Sacca

By Minnie Madden

I heard of Tony’s death today, and needless to say it caused a lot of reflection, after the initial shock and sadness.

Tony and his late brother Robert and I met in Wildwood, New Jersey, in the early seventies. I was in a dance production show (probably named Viva something) working at the Hurricane Club for a producer/director Joe Cavalier. The boys were performing in another club down the street.

We spent some time talking about show business and I can safely say we were all probably cut from the same cloth….entertainment or nothing. … Not surprising that we all ended up in Las Vegas.

Periodically we would bump into each other at an event in Vegas and reminisce and laugh.

A number of years ago...Chuck Rounds, editor of CallBack news, was doing an entertainment story and wanted some of my old photos from past shows.. I don’t have many photos from the past; and Chuck knowing that I had worked in the same town as Tony reached out to him. Oddly enough Tony had them and volunteered to bring them over. They were, and are still hilarious.

I was very moved by that. He went out of his way to help. I believe that that speaks volumes about someone.

Each of us will remember him in our own way…I’m thrilled that I knew him before Vegas, for whatever reason it makes me feel lucky.

When someone as vital as Tony leaves us I cannot help but think that we all take a moment and reflect. Until I got older, I thought that legacies were for presidents and scientists. Alas, they are for all of us. What will we leave behind? What will we be remembered for?

Tony was from Philadelphia, Pa…we met in New Jersey...but for all that knew him…..Tony was all Vegas. He leaves a large legacy.

Vegas grieves today as the loss of one of our own. He remains in our history and in our hearts.

After 43 years in Las Vegas, the Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts has closed for the retirement of Fern and Ray the last day of January 2017. The Conservatory was the home to scores and scores of dancers (including my daughter.) It was another one of Las Vegas’ iconic institutions…now gone.

The Super Bowl…the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots are set to face off on February 5th. The Patriots are slight favorites in this matchup (they are favored by 3,) but the small margin indicates this game could be considered closer to a toss-up. And then there are the commercials…The average cost of a 30-second ad for the Super Bowl has crept up to $5 million this year, from an estimated $4.8 million last year. The commercials are a lot of people’s favorite part of the game.

Some of the interesting days that occur in February are: The 2nd is National Groundhog Day. February 4 is National Thank a Mailman Day. February 5 is National Shower with a Friend Day. The 7th is National Periodic Table Day. The 8th is National Kite Flying Day. The 11th is National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk day. February 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day. Also February is An Affair to Remember Month, and the 3rd Week of the month is International Flirting Week.

MAGIC is in town the 21st – 23rd to introduce the spring fashions. MAGIC is one of the biggest conventions of the year with nearly 100k attendees...but in addition to this convention; there are also a couple of hundred other conventions that hit the city this month. MAGIC is the world's largest fashion marketplace, comprised of ten unique communities showcasing the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. Every February and August the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas to spot and shop the latest trends in men’s, women’s, juniors' and children’s apparel, footwear, and accessories.

February 14th falls on a Tuesday this year. Not the best day of the week to come to Vegas for a wedding. Look for a lighter than usual schedule for the chapels on that day. Normally, Las Vegas hosts nearly 10,000 weddings per month, and on Valentine’s day, they should do about 7,000…which is a sharp drop from times when the 14th lands on a weekend.

Broadway Bound will present “All Shook Up,” a high-energy musical comedy built around a number of songs made famous by Elvis Presley, February 24 – March 5, 2017 at the Summerlin Library. Loosely based on William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Elvis Presley's songs come to life on stage in “All Shook Up.” The musical takes place in 1955, somewhere in middle America, where one girl's dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock ‘n’ roll. Tickets for “All Shook Up” are $15 each. Tickets to the following performances are on sale now and may be purchased by calling (702) 838-5131 or online at

The New Year brings a new luminary cast of legends to the longest-running show in Las Vegas, Legends in Concert at Flamingo Las Vegas. The award-winning production will also unveil mesmerizing new elements including a new opening number for the first time in the show’s history. Legends also goes back to its roots with the return of rock goddess, Janis Joplin, who was featured in the original cast in 1983. Janis fans will be thrilled by Michelle Rohl’s volcanic vocals and flamboyant style as she pays homage to the one and only Joplin. The incredible talents of Kevin Mills will recreate the star wattage of our very first American Idol, Elvis Presley. The magic of Michael Jackson will be reimagined by the stunning showmanship of Damian Brantley, and Stacey Whitton Summers will bring back the intoxicating beauty of America’s first pin-up and blonde bombshell, Marilyn Monroe. For more than three decades, Legends in Concert has proudly entertained more than 6.6 million Las Vegas visitors and residents, produced over 18,500 performances on the Las Vegas Strip and performed to more than 30 million fans worldwide.

The Direct Cellars Wine Club is launching its first annual “DC Uncorked.” This inaugural year will feature an incredible live performance from Better Than Ezra and special guests. Concert tickets and wine tasting packages are available for purchase. The wine tasting packages will include access to tasting tables from over 40 hand-picked wineries spread throughout The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, while Better Than Ezra fans can also enjoy entry tickets that do not include the wine tasting. “Uncorked!” featuring Better Than Ezra will take place at The Joint on Saturday, February 25. Concert tickets and “Uncorked!” wine tasting packages are on sale now. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID.

Hard Rock Live at Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas will host the celebration of singer/songwriter Chadwick Johnson’s anticipated CD release of Chadwick Johnson - Live in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at 8 p.m. Johnson will be joined by special guests Jonathan Karrant and Zowie Bowie before performing tracks from the album, along with a selection of fan favorites. A portion of the evening’s ticket sales will be donated to Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health to support Alzheimer’s disease treatment and research on behalf of Hard Rock’s Hard Rock Heals Foundation, a global charity which aims to improve lives through the power of music.

Grab your loved one and get your romance on with the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by A.R. Gurney, “Love Letters.” Featuring five couples from the Las Vegas entertainment community, “Love Letters” is the first play to debut at The Space (3460 Cavaretta Court), the new community-driven, charity-based arts complex that opened on Jan. 5 in Las Vegas. “Love Letters” is presented as a limited, five-day engagement Feb. 10 – Feb. 14, 2017.
“Love Letters” features the following schedule:
Friday, Feb. 10 Penn Jillette & Emily Jillette
Saturday, Feb. 11 Robert Torti & DeLee Lively Torti
Sunday, Feb. 12 Josh Strickland & Todd DuBail
Monday, Feb. 13 Graham Fenton & Nicole Kaplan Fenton
Tuesday, Feb. 14 Clint Holmes & Kelly Clinton Holmes

A disarmingly funny and unforgettably emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love, “Love Letters” is the story of two friends – rebellious Melissa Gardner and straight-arrow Andrew Makepeace Ladd III – who have exchanged notes, cards and letters with each other for over 50 years.

Due to overwhelming response, legendary comedian, impersonator and author Rich Little has announced his hilarious one-man show Rich Little Live! has once again been extended at the world-famous Laugh Factory inside Tropicana Las Vegas. Fresh off the release of his new book Little By Little: People I’ve Known and Been, Little will perform five nights per week through June 2017. Featuring a compilation of impersonations, sketches and interactive video, Rich Little Live! highlights the actors, musicians, politicians and personalities Little has worked with throughout his more than 50 years in entertainment, spanning from his television career in Canada to his first United States appearances to the legendary “Dean Martin Roasts” to the present day.

GRAMMY® Award-winning band, Blues Traveler, will perform a six-night limited engagement at the iconic Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace with a unique Vegas show, “Blues Traveler: Unhooked,” Feb. 22 through March 9, 2017. Celebrating three decades of music since the band formed in 1987, “Blues Traveler: Unhooked” will deliver an unplugged, up-close and intimate performance. Audiences will have an opportunity to hear a variety of the band’s notable hits, including “Run-Around,” “But Anyway” and “Hook,” along with a glimpse of brand new material.

Tape Face is proud to announce his highly-anticipated residency at Flamingo Las Vegas. The Las Vegas show premieres Feb. 22 and will run through May 7, 2017 at Bugsy’s Cabaret at Flamingo Las Vegas. The 75-minute show is totally unique – a multi-award winning, multi-hyphenate spectacle that needs to be seen to be believed as he conjures uproarious, moving tableaux using only the most everyday objects and popular songs. Tape Face accesses the inner child in everyone. Through simple, clever and charming humour, he has created one of the most accessible and enjoyable shows the world has ever seen. Drawing on a heritage that includes silent film, mime, magic, puppetry, Motown and the films of Patrick Swayze, he is a pensive, curious soul approaching every object and audience member as a potential friend – or plaything. Since the creation of Tape Face, his shows have sold out around the world during which time he has become a critically acclaimed silent sensation with Simon Cowell comparing him to a modern Charlie Chaplin.

The acclaimed Latin comedian, Adal Ramones, is returning to Las Vegas with a special performance at the Dallas Events Center inside Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel on Friday, February 17 at 8 p.m. Known for his comments on Mexican and international social life, comedian Adal Ramones hosted the popular Mexican television show, Otro Rollo, which was televised in 53 countries, including the United States. Ramones’ show featured numerous American superstars including, Britney Spears, Sylvester Stallone, Will Smith, Kevin James, Christina Aguilera, Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Chris Rock. Ramones received a “Favorite Actor” nomination during the 2005 Mexican MTV Movie Awards, for his role in Puños rosas. In 2006 Ramones participated in the Mexican production of the Mel Brooks musical The Producers in the role of Leo Bloom.

R&B sensation R. Kelly brings his legendary talents to The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, February 17 at 9 p.m. R. Kelly is a Grammy Award-winning producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter with roots in R&B, hip hop and soul. In 1992, Kelly and his supporting band Public Announcement became an instant success with their debut album, Born Into the 90’s. Over the course of 25 years, he has sold more than 38 million albums and had more Top 40 hits than any other male solo artist in the 1990s.

Hip hop icons Atmosphere extend Freshwater Fly Fisherman Tour, adding a stop at House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Feb. 17, 2017. Fishing Blues is the seventh studio album from Minneapolis hip hop icons Atmosphere. Released this summer, the album received wide praise, including from Complex who noted, “20 years in, Atmosphere is older, wiser, and still able to make relatable, insightful, and soulful music for their fans.” Earlier in November, the duo released the latest video from Fishing Blues, a powerful visual for track “Seismic Waves.”

Back by popular demand, the legendary Diana Ross will once again take the stage in February 2017 at the The Venetian Theatre for the third run of her residency at The Venetian Las Vegas . The renowned superstar previously sold-out eighteen performances at the The Venetian Theatre, wowed audiences and received rave reviews at the venue when she performed in April and November 2015. Ms. Ross will perform nine shows February: 8, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 22, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. One of the most prominent women in entertainment history, she is the consummate entertainer and inarguably one of the most significant contributor to popular culture of the 21st Century. A rich career spanning five decades, Diana Ross has amassing a total of 18 number-one hits. Her unprecedented music legacy is marked by chart and commercial successes around the world. In the U.S. alone she has tallied 31 Top Ten singles and 14 Top Ten Albums selling over 100 million units. During this engagement, a portion of the ticket purchase price will be donated to The Diana Ross Foundation.

The original Jersey Boy, legendary music icon Frankie Valli, along with The Four Seasons, will perform live at The Pearl Concert Theater inside Palms Casino Resort on Feb. 18, 2017 at 8 p.m. This is the first time in more than a decade that the frontman has taken a Vegas stage. Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of The Four Seasons, is hotter than ever. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Valli and his legendary group, such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” have experienced popularity once again. The Four Seasons (group members 1960–1966) were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990, and joined the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 1999. With 71 chart hits, including 40 in the Top 40, 19 in the Top 10 and eight No. 1s, they are one of the best-selling musical groups of all time, having sold an estimated 170 million records worldwide. Valli is the only member of the group from its inception who currently tours.

The Pahrump Balloon Festival brings together more than 20 hot air balloon pilots from the western states. Bring the family to enjoy hot air balloon rides, music and entertainment, great food and arts and crafts! There will also be a hot air balloon glow show the evening of Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25, where more than a dozen balloons will illuminate the area as they are synchronize their balloons to music. The balloon event is open to the public with complimentary entry to the park. Carnival tickets $20.00 pre sale at the Chamber of Commerce 775-727-5800 or $25.00 at the event. Tethered balloon rides $10.00 each. *NEW to this year, guests can purchase a $25 VIP Field Pass during the glow shows on Friday and Saturday to get a up close and personal view of the illuminated balloons.

The 1st Oscar ceremony was held on Thursday, May 16, 1929, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood to honor outstanding film achievements of 1927/28. It was hosted by actor Douglas Fairbanks. The 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will honor the best films of 2016 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 26, 2017.

Here are the latest odds:
Oscars 2017 - Betfair odds
Best Picture
La La Land 1/10
Moonlight 4/1
Manchester By The Sea 7/1
Fences 20/1
Hacksaw Ridge 20/1
Arrival 33/1
Lion 66/1
Hidden Figures 25/1
Hell Or High Water 25/1
Best Actor
Casey Affleck – Manchester By The Sea 1/4
Denzel Washington – Fences 4/1
Ryan Gosling – La La Land 8/1
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge 25/1
Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic 66/1
Best Actress
Emma Stone – La La Land 8/11
Natalie Portman – Jackie 11/8
Isabelle Huppert – Elle 4/1
Ruth Negga – Loving 20/1
Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins 50/1
Best Director
Damien Chazelle – La La Land 1/10
Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester By The Sea 7/1
Barry Kenkins – Moonlight 5/1
Denis Villeneuve – Arrival 16/1
Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge 16/1
Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight 1/5
Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animal 11/2
Lucas Hedges – Manchester By The Sea 7/1
Jeff Bridges – Hell Or High Water 14/1
Dev Patel – Lion 16/1
Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis – Fences 1/18
Michelle Williams – Manchester By The Sea 6/1
Naomie Harris – Moonlight 10/1
Nicole Kidman – Lion 20/1
Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures 100/1

And in honor of Valentine’s Day:
Knock, Knock!
Who's there?
Olive who?
Olive you!

Every week is a big week in February. As you scroll through the special offerings, events, and headliners for the month, you'll be amazed by all of the top-notch talent.

February 1 – 5

Celine Dion
Caesars Palace: January 17, 2017 - February 4, 2017

Britney: Piece of Me
Planet Hollywood: August 17, 2016 - February 4, 2017

Keith Sweat
Flamingo: January 17, 2017 - February 4, 2017

An Intimate Evening with SANTANA Greatest Hits Live
Mandalay Bay: February 1, 2017 - February 4, 2017

Ralphie May
Harrah's: January 26, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Evil Dead The Musical
Tommy Wind Theater: November 4, 2016 - February 16, 2017

Big Game Party at Hard Rock Café on the Strip
Hard Rock Cafe on the Las Vegas Strip: February 5, 2017

Willie Nelson & Family: Vegas on My Mind
Venetian: February 1, 2017 - February 4, 2017

Orleans: February 3, 2017 - February 4, 2017

Andrew Dice Clay
Tropicana Las Vegas: February 2, 2017 - February 4, 2017

52 Fridays - Tommy James & the Shondells
Golden Nugget: February 3, 2017

Jon Lovitz & Dana Carvey Reunited
SLS Las Vegas: February 3, 2017 - February 4, 2017

Broadway in the Hood - Ain't Misbehavin'
The Smith Center: February 3, 2017 - February 5, 2017

Midwest Arms Collector Gun and Knife Shows
Cashman Center: February 4, 2017 - February 5, 2017

Leap National Dance Regional Dance Competition
Cashman Center: February 3, 2017 - February 4, 2017

One Woman Sex and the City A Parody on Love, Friendship and Shoes
The Smith Center: February 1, 2017 - February 4, 2017

Cabrera Conducts Dvorak
The Smith Center: February 4, 2017

Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine
Red Rock Casino Resort Spa: February 4, 2017

Ace Frehley
Brooklyn Bowl: February 2, 2017

Ariana Grande
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: February 4, 2017

UNLV Runnin' Rebels Basketball vs New Mexico
Thomas & Mack Center: February 1, 2017

The Mirage Hotel & Casino: February 3, 2017 - February 4, 2017

UNLV Runnin' Rebels Basketball vs Colorado State
Thomas & Mack Center: February 4, 2017

Jim Breuer
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: February 3, 2017 - February 4, 2017

I Love The '90s Tour
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 3, 2017

Ali Wong
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: February 3, 2017

Carnifex w/ Fallujah, Rings of Saturn, Lorna Shore, She Must Burn
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 1, 2017

Big Game Bash
Downtown Las Vegas Events Center: February 5, 2017

Frankie Moreno
Suncoast Hotel and Casino: February 4, 2017

February 6 – 12

Elton John: The Million Dollar Piano
Caesars Palace: February 7, 2017 - February 21, 2017

The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade
Venetian: February 8, 2017 - February 11, 2017

The Righteous Brothers
Harrah's: February 7, 2017 - May 25, 2017

Ron White
The Mirage Hotel & Casino: February 10, 2017 - February 11, 2017

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr
Orleans: February 11, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Lisa Lampanelli
Treasure Island - TI: February 10, 2017

Blue Oyster Cult
Golden Nugget: February 10, 2017

Direct from Motown - The Detroit All Stars
Cannery Casino & Hotel: February 10, 2017 - February 11, 2017

Adam Ant: Kings Of The Wild Frontier Live 2017
Brooklyn Bowl: February 10, 2017

UNLV Runnin' Rebels Basketball vs San Jose State
Thomas & Mack Center: February 11, 2017

Monte Carlo Resort and Casino: February 8, 2017 - February 14, 2017

Tom Segura: No Teeth No Entry Tour
House of Blues: February 9, 2017

An Evening with Burt Bacharach
The Smith Center: February 10, 2017

Seven Things I've Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass
The Smith Center: February 11, 2017

Illusionist Rick Thomas
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: February 10, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Iration Lost & Found Winter Tour
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 10, 2017

Paragon Pro Wrestling
Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: February 7, 2017 - February 8, 2017

MLS Soccer: Mexico vs. Iceland
Sam Boyd Stadium: February 8, 2017

Harlem Globetrotters 2017 World Tour
T-Mobile Arena: February 9, 2017

Love Affair Concert
Orleans Hotel and Casino: February 11, 2017

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 11, 2017

Bruce Harper Big Band with Elisa Fiorillo: Let the Good Times Roll!
The Smith Center: February 6, 2017

The Sweets' Spot with Melody Sweets - Lover's Edition
The Smith Center: February 7, 2017

Wild Child - A Tribute To The Doors
House of Blues: February 11, 2017

Max & Iggor Cavalera Return to Roots
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 9, 2017

Sha Na Na
Suncoast Hotel and Casino: February 11, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Sonny Turner "Former Lead Singer of The Platters"
Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: February 11, 2017

Baile - Bronco & Los Yonics
Orleans Hotel and Casino: February 10, 2017

Santino Fontana with Bryan Carter, Steven Feifke & Charlie Rosen
The Smith Center: February 10, 2017 - February 11, 2017

WHK presents The Tuesday Blend
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 7, 2017

Smash Magazine Presents Distinguisher & A Friend, A Foe Album/EP Release Show
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 10, 2017

eNVy Showcase
House of Blues: February 10, 2017

LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes
Cashman Center: February 11, 2017

February 13 – 19

Donny and Marie Osmond
Flamingo: February 14, 2017 - March 18, 2017

Boyz II Men
Mirage: February 17, 2017 - February 26, 2017

David Cassidy
Golden Nugget: February 17, 2017

Bonnie Raitt
Palms Casino Resort: February 17, 2017

Frankie Valli
Palms Casino Resort: February 18, 2017

George Strait
T-Mobile Arena: February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017

Great White & Slaughter
Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel: February 18, 2017

Finding Neverland
The Smith Center: February 14, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Sebastian Maniscalco
The Mirage Hotel & Casino: February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017

Twenty One Pilots - Emotional Roadshow World Tour
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino: February 18, 2017

The Flamingos
Cannery Casino & Hotel: February 18, 2017

Monte Carlo Resort and Casino: February 18, 2017 - February 25, 2017

Earl Turner
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Ramsey Lewis Trio
The Smith Center: February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017

Alter Bridge
Brooklyn Bowl: February 16, 2017

Brooklyn Bowl: February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Galactic - Winter Tour
Brooklyn Bowl: February 14, 2017

Society of Seven
Suncoast Hotel and Casino: February 17, 2017 - February 18, 2017

Atmosphere: Freshwater Fly Fishermen Tour
House of Blues: February 17, 2017

DreamHack Masters
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: February 18, 2017 - February 19, 2017

AFI - The Blood Tour with special guests Nothing and Souvenirs
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 18, 2017

Las Vegas Philharmonic Spotlight Series
The Smith Center: February 16, 2017

Adal Ramones
Texas Station Gambling Hall and Hotel: February 17, 2017

George Bugatti's Piano Bar; A new Musical Series with Special Musical Guest Star John O'Hurley
The Smith Center: February 19, 2017

Jamz Youth National Championship
Orleans Hotel and Casino: February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Amaranthe Maximalism USA & Canada Tour 2017
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 18, 2017

Psycho Entertainment Presents The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 16, 2017

Russ Freeman & The Rippingtons
Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: February 18, 2017

Brooklyn Bowl: February 17, 2017 - February 19, 2017

WWE Monday Night Raw
T-Mobile Arena: February 13, 2017

Pedro Fernandez
Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino: February 18, 2017

The Scintas
Plaza: February 17, 2017 - February 25, 2017

Grits & Biscuits
House of Blues: February 18, 2017

R. Kelly
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 17, 2017

February 20 – 26

Reba, Brooks & Dunn
Caesars Palace: February 22, 2017 - March 4, 2017

Ray Romano and David Spade
Mirage: February 24, 2017 - February 25, 2017

Tape Face
Flamingo: February 22, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Engelbert Humperdinck
Orleans: February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Jefferson Starship
Golden Nugget: February 24, 2017

Home Expo Las Vegas produced by H & S Productions
Cashman Center: February 24, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Heart & Soul - A Celebration of Gospel and Black History
Henderson Events Plaza: February 25, 2017

Shaolin Warriors
The Smith Center: February 20, 2017

UNLV Runnin' Rebels Basketball vs Nevada, Reno
Thomas & Mack Center: February 25, 2017

Bon Jovi - This House Is Not for Sale Tour
T-Mobile Arena: February 25, 2017

Circa Survive
Brooklyn Bowl: February 25, 2017

Dark Star Orchestra
House of Blues: February 21, 2017

Michael Cavanaugh - Songs of Billy Joel and More
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa: February 24, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Mary Wilson - Up Close & Personal
The Smith Center: February 24, 2017 - February 25, 2017

The Infamous Stringdusters
Brooklyn Bowl: February 20, 2017

Viva Santana - Tribute to Santana
Cannery Casino & Hotel: February 24, 2017 - February 25, 2017

Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino: February 25, 2017

Swan Lake
The Smith Center: February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Direct Cellars Presents "Uncorked!" featuring Better Than Ezra
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 25, 2017

Benji Brown
Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: February 25, 2017

Blues Traveler: Unhooked
Caesars Palace: February 22, 2017 - February 23, 2017

Dru Young Starring in the Stage Biographies of Sam Cooke & Sammy Davis, Jr.
The Smith Center: February 26, 2017

Dude Ranch and the Girl at the Rock Show - Blink 182 Tribute
Brooklyn Bowl: February 24, 2017

Appetite 4 Destruction: A Tribute To Guns N' Roses
House of Blues: February 25, 2017

Walter Trout - Comeback Tour
Silverton Hotel and Casino: February 25, 2017

House Seats Presents: The Set List Series - Queen
House of Blues: February 24, 2017

Almost Normal: EP Release Show with Avalon Landing and Gregory Michael Davis
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: February 25, 2017

February 27 – March 5

Jay Leno
Mirage: March 3, 2017

John Fogerty: Fortunate Son in Concert
Encore at Wynn Las Vegas: March 3, 2017 - March 11, 2017

Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life
Planet Hollywood: March 1, 2017 - March 18, 2017

Jo Koy
Treasure Island - TI: March 3, 2017

BJ Thomas
Golden Nugget: March 3, 2017

Tim Allen
The Mirage Hotel & Casino: March 4, 2017

Joe Rogan
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: March 3, 2017

Dierks Bentley
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017

Gary Owen
Orleans: March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017

Colin Kane
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: March 4, 2017

USA Sevens Rugby Tournament
Sam Boyd Stadium: March 3, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Cabrera Conducts The Music of John Williams; Star Wars and Beyond
The Smith Center: March 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017

UNLV Runnin' Rebels Basketball vs Utah State
Thomas & Mack Center: March 1, 2017

Bee Gees Gold - The Tribute starring John Acosta as Barry Gibb
Cannery Casino & Hotel: March 4, 2017

Railroad Earth
Brooklyn Bowl: February 28, 2017

Cummins and Scoullar's The Little Prince, The Play
The Smith Center: March 1, 2017

An Evening with Marilyn Maye Dedicated to the American Songbook
The Smith Center: March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017

Isaiah Rashad
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: March 3, 2017

Blake Shelton
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino: March 4, 2017

The Composers Showcase of Las Vegas
The Smith Center: March 1, 2017

West Coast Conference Basketball Championships
Orleans Hotel and Casino: March 2, 2017 - March 7, 2017

Blues Traveler: Unhooked
Caesars Palace: March 1, 2017 - March 9, 2017

Smash Magazine Presents Ekoh with Donnie Menace, Luck Factor Zero and Austin Cain
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: March 5, 2017

The Grateful Ball with Travelin' McCourys and Jeff Austin Band
Brooklyn Bowl: February 27, 2017

Adelitas Way
Brooklyn Bowl: March 2, 2017

Social Distortion
House of Blues: March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017

UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson
T-Mobile Arena: March 4, 2017

William Singe
Brooklyn Bowl: March 5, 2017

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