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#VegasStrong –October 1st will be two years since the mass shooting in Las Vegas…and my heart still sinks at the thought of it all. It is a burden that we’ll always carry. The thing that I take away from this event…two years later is: We are Vegas Strong!

October 2019

Yay!! It’s October! October is probably the biggest, busiest, and ‘funnest’ month of the year in Las Vegas. He weather is beautiful, the casinos are busy, and the events are plentiful. Las Vegans are happy during October. When we’re busy, we’re happy. The heat of the summer is gone, and we have some great high points in the month; Football, Hockey, Festivals, and of course, Halloween is always a big celebration. October is the best month of the year. It’s time for the Golden Knights! We are suddenly a city of hockey fans, and our Knights are back on the ice.

Halloween in Las Vegas is a full contact holiday. Most venues will host some sort of costumed ball—usually having to do with some sort of sexual content, and the more outrageous the better. There are a couple of Fetish and Fantasy balls, several Erotic balls, and the Pimp an’ Ho ball. It’s a strange night and not one for the timid. It is a huge party in Las Vegas. There is not a better city in which to celebrate Hallow’s Eve.

The daily designations include: October 2 is National Name Your Car Day and World Smile Day. October 4 is National Taco Day, Golf Day, and Vodka Day. October 5 is National Do Something Nice Day. October 8 is National Poetry Day. October 9 is Leif Erikson Day. October 11 is National Coming Out Day. October 12 is National Free Thought Day, National Kick Butt Day, Native American Day, and Columbus Day (I do find it amusing that Kick Butt day is the day after Coming Out day.) October 15 is National I Love Lucy Day. October 24 is National Bologna Day. October 25 is Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day. October 28 is National Chocolate Day. October 30 is National Frankenstein Day. And October 31 is National Knock-Knock Jokes Day, Magic Day, Girl Scout Founder’s Day, and of course, Halloween.

From royal courts to enchanted forests, Clark County Parks and Recreation presents the 26th Annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival as it returns to Sunset Park Oct. 11 – 13, 2019. This three-day event will immerse visitors in the Renaissance era with numerous villages and different guilds, activities, historical reenactments, live performances and an array of authentic period foods and beverages – truly an event that’s fun for the entire family! The festival presents various shows per day along with historical re-enactments, jousting tournaments, medieval pageantry and more than 100 artisans – including blacksmiths, stained glass designers, jewelers, wood workers, toy makers, perfume blenders, stone carvers and sword, dagger and armor craftsman – to demonstrate and sell their wares.

52 Fridays Concert Series in the Golden Nugget Showroom

Don McLean – October 4 at 8 p.m.
Don McLean released his debut album, Tapestry, at the dawn of the 1970s when the hangover haze of the 1960s still lingered strongly in the air. McLean is best known for "American Pie," his 1971 chart-topper. A long, winding elegy for rock & roll, "American Pie" spent four weeks on the Billboard charts.

Steelheart – October 11 at 8 p.m.
Steelheart is among the last surviving hair metal bands to emerge from the MTV era in the late 20th century. Their sound is rooted in anthemia rockers – often with chant-along choruses – soaring power ballads, fat, compressed guitar riffs à la Led Zeppelin and Guns N' Roses, and the lead vocals of Michael Matijevic, possessed of an effortlessly delivered, emotively powerful four-octave range.

Tommy James and the Shondells – October 18 at 8 p.m.
Tommy James and the Shondells hit the music scene in 1959 in Niles, Michigan. They had two number one singles in the U.S., "Hanky Panky" and "Crimson and Clover," and also charted twelve other Top 40 hits, including "I Think Were Alone Now," "Mirage," "Mony Mony," "Sweet Cherry Wine" and "Crystal Blue Persuasion."

Sweet – October 25 at 8 p.m.
Legendary rock band The Sweet shot to the top of the charts in the 1970s with such hits as "Ballroom Blitz," "Fox on the Run," "Love is Like Oxygen," "Little Willy," "Hellraiser," "Teenage Rampage," "Blockbuster" and "Action."

Magic Mike Live Las Vegas, which recently celebrated its 1,000th performance, will complete its celebrated introductory run at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Nov. 24, 2019, and re-open at SAHARA Las Vegas in spring of 2020. SAHARA Las Vegas is currently undergoing a $150 million renovation and Paul Hobson, Senior Vice President & General Manager, says Magic Mike Live Las Vegas is an ideal fit for the property’s transformation.

Rick Harrison, owner of Pawn Plaza, announced recently the addition of Chapels at The Pawn just in time to celebrate the 4th anniversary of the plaza. The new Pawn Plaza tenant will join Good Pie, Rick's Rollin Smoke BBQ & Tavern, Chumlee's Candy on the Blvd., 'NFused Café and coffee shop, Highway Radio, Pawn Plaza Visitors Center, Master Barbering Galo Shop and Elite Motorsports to round out the dining and shopping opportunities across the parking lot from the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.

OYO HOTEL & CASINO NIGHT OWL SHOWROOM
Amazing Magic with Tommy Wind
Opening Oct. 17, 2019, Amazing Magic with Tommy Wind will be in the Night Owl Showroom every Wednesday – Sunday at 5 p.m. Tommy Wind is a hip, young, rising star illusionist who combines his amazing magic and musical talents into a fun, unique show for all ages. Tommy will feature his love of music by playing a multitude of instruments including electric guitar, harmonic, piano, and violin. He was featured as the winner of “Teen Magician of the Year,” on the network TV special “World Magic Awards.”

Cherry Boom Boom
Back by popular demand, Cherry Boom Boom returns to Las Vegas at 11 p.m. every Thursday – Saturday with its new erotic shockwave, “American Woman: A Rock n’ Roll a Go-Go” starring LA’s cream-of-the-crop dancers. A seamless flow of red-hot music, artistic style and iconic images unleash the sexy side of Americana.

Gordie Brown
Known as one of the top impressionists in the country, Gordie Brown brings his incredible show to the Night Owl Showroom, with weekly performances Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:00 p.m. Brown delivers spot-on impressions of a variety of notable celebrities, including Garth Brooks, Robert DeNiro, Elvis, Michael Jackson, Jack Nicholson and many more.

Motown Extreme
The Motown Extreme Review is an explosive, high-energy show, filled with excitement and adventure. With weekly performances Wednesday – Sunday at 5 p.m. (Show time will change to 7 p.m. effective Oct. 2), it’s a show that will have the crowd jumping for joy, laughing, and dancing.

The Hilarious 7
The Hilarious 7 is hosted by Las Vegas comedian John Hilder and features seven comedians in a 70-minute comedy showcase that is all punch lines with no slow build ups, with weekly performances evert Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 9 p.m. Each of the seven comics only has enough time for their top jokes, bypassing the awkward hit-or-miss format of the standard comedy club experience.

This. Is. Monster Jam™. The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today is bringing the inaugural Monster Jam All-Star Challenge™ to Las Vegas. This premiere event will pit Team Ice against Team Fire in a two-day event featuring talent-filled rosters of twelve athletes per team. After racing, competitors will be challenged by the new “Best Trick” competition. After racing, drivers will each have an opportunity to score points with a two-minute Freestyle. Single and two-day tickets are available for this FIRST-EVER event at Sam Boyd Stadium on October 11-12, 2019.

Station Casinos announces October 2019 headliners
PALMS CASINO RESORT
Billy Idol

Pearl Concert Theater
Friday, Oct. 4 - 12, 2019
Billy Idol was an early architect of the sound, style and fury of punk rock. His lip- curling sneer and fist-pumping persona vaulted him into the mainstream as one of MTV's first megastars, making him one of the most recognizable faces in pop music, while selling out arenas everywhere he played.

J Balvin
Arcoiris Tour
Pearl Concert Theater
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
J Balvin's history making Coachella debut was just a first glimpse of what fans can expect on the upcoming "Arcoiris Tour "– with multiple chart-topping hits and groundbreaking visual production, which will be brought to life once again by the Colombian superstar and the FriendsWithYou Art Collective.

Marilyn Manson
Pearl Concert Theater
Thursday, Oct. 31.
Marilyn Manson rose to fame in the '90s and has maintained being one of the most iconic performers of modern music. With chart-topping hits including "The Dope Show," "The Beautiful People," and "Antichrist Superstar," Manson maintained in major rotation on the radio and continued to climb charts throughout his career. In 2017, Manson released his 10th studio album, the critically acclaimed Heaven Upside Down.

RED ROCK RESORT
Chase Rice
Sandbar Poolside Stage
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Rice released his ten-song album Lambs & Lions late last year with new label partner BBR Music Group/ BMG—the follow-up to 2014's Ignite the Night, which hit No. 1 on the country charts and reached the top five of the all-genre Billboard 200—but with Lambs & Lions, he is making a fresh start.

Cover to Cover
A Tribute to Rush: Permanent
Rocks Lounge
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.
Featuring world-class musicians and singers, Cover to Cover takes audiences back to a time when albums were a complete and cohesive piece of art, by performing the famous records track to track, cover to cover the way they were originally meant to be appreciated.

GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT
STYX X
A Tribute to Styx
Grand Events Center
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at 8 p.m.
At the height of their career, Styx was one of America's favorite rock bands, with a string of hits and endless world tours. With world-class vocals and complex arrangements, they set themselves apart in dramatic fashion.
Todrick
Haus Party World Tour
Grand Events Center
Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Todrick is a singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, choreographer, playwright and director. In 2010 Todrick Hall rose to fame as a semi-finalist on the ninth season of American Idol.
Atlantic Crossing
The Ultimate Rod Stewart Tribute
Grand Events Center
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Rg Stewart as lead singer and band leader is touted as the quintessential tribute to Rod Stewart. With looks that elicit double takes wherever he goes and a voice that you'd think you was Rod Stewart himself, he charms audiences everywhere.
Clint Holmes
Grand Events Center
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.
Clint Holmes is simply one of the country's finest vocalists. A consummate entertainer, performer and recording artist, Holmes scored a number-one hit in 1972 with "Playground in My Mind." He has established a long resume of accolades and accomplishments, including "Singer of the Year" in both Las Vegas and New York City.

SUNSET STATION
Billy Currington
Sunset Amphitheater
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019.
Billy Currington's latest album bears the breezy title Summer Forever, but the talented Georgia native has spent more than a decade in the spotlight proving he's truly a man for all seasons. Possessing one of the smoothest and most distinct voices in any genre of music, Currington is equally skilled at delivering upbeat summertime anthems as well as exploring the complexities of life and love with a poignant ballad.

BOULDER STATION
Boulder Blues
Rick Estrin
The Railhead
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019.
Formed in 2008 after the dissolution of Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Rick Estrin & the Nightcats consists of harmonicist/lead vocalist and songwriter Rick Estrin, guitarist Chris "Kid" Andersen, singing drummer J. Hansen and dynamic multi-instrumentalist Lorenzo Farrell (electric and acoustic bass, organ and piano).
Jason Ricci
The Railhead
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. Listed in almost every top ten list of players on the internet today Jason Ricci is a polarizing force always in the spot light and on the tips of critics, artists and fans tongue's everywhere.
OC/DC
A Tribute to AC/DC
The Railhead
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.
The ultimate AC/DC tribute band, OC/DC performs hits from the world-famous rock band's catalog, stretching more than 40 years.

SANTA FE STATION
An Evening with Judy Collins
Dallas Events Center
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019.
Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable personal life triumphs and a firm commitment to social activism. With a 50-album body of work and a career spanning five decades, Collins has garnered several gold and platinum-certified albums, including numerous top-10 hits.

The Comedy Works at the Plaza will offer shows in the Plaza’s classic Vegas showroom featuring red velvet booth seating, a brand new digital QSC sound system. The upcoming star-studded lineup includes:
Thursday, Oct. 3 – Saturday, Oct. 5: T-Murph, a comedian who broke out of the Chicago comedy scene and has been rising quickly ever since.
Thursday, Oct. 10- Saturday, Oct. 12: Tom Green, a comedian, actor, filmmaker, and talk show host known for his own unique brand of shock comedy who found mainstream prominence via his MTV show aptly titled “The Tom Green Show.”
Thursday, Oct. 17- Saturday, Oct. 19: Warren B. Hall, as seen on the shows “Comics Unleashed” and “Laughs” and heard regularly on Sirius XM radio and the “Bob and Tom Morning Show.”
Thursday, Oct. 24- Saturday, Oct. 26: Fat Chance: An Evening of Conversation and Story with Lisa Lampanelli showcases the former insult comic at her new best. From her humorous storytelling to her lively Q&A with the audience, the no-holds-barred entertainer is truthful, vulnerable and as hilarious as ever.

Creep it real this Halloween season when Scare at Town Square opens to the public on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The dynamic and immersive pop-up experience will feature more than 15,000-square-feet of attractions for thrill-seekers from mild to wild to explore including a haunted maze, phobia rooms, wicked selfie sets, a horror film escape experience, live entertainment, special events and a speakeasy serving custom cocktails.

Get Out!”
“Get Out!” is not only the name of the maze, but also the challenge. With dead ends, tight spaces, state-of-the-art special effects and actor interactions, those brave enough to enter are invited to face their fears and make it to the maze’s end. Beware: things are not always what they seem in this place.

Face Your Fears”
It’s often said that the best way to conquer one’s fears is to face them. At Scare at Town Square, that’s not an adage, it’s a dare. From creepy crawlies and demonic clowns to alien abductions and monsters under the bed, guests are invited to take on their greatest phobias while showcasing their bone-chilling interactions with highly photographable, Instagrammable moments.

Zoe”
Have what it takes to escape a real-life horror film? Meet Zoe, one of the most successful haunt-based escape experiences, in which players solve a series of puzzles and mysteries to release the trapped spirit of the attraction’s eponymous character. Gather a group of friends and meet this Halloween season’s #SquadGhouls by making it out before it’s too late.

Stage Fright”
Scare at Town Square is the go-to destination for live entertainment on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout the Halloween season. From dark arts magic and “conjuring” rituals to hypnosis, body painting, music, dance and special programs featuring make-up tips and storytelling, Halloween fanatics won’t want to miss this rotating assortment of experiences to keep ghouls and boys entertained all season long!

The Joint at the Hard Rock serves as a sophisticated, intimate and unparalleled entertainment destination. It features seven luxury suites, a VIP level, a state-of-the-art sound system, a superior video system and a production package that surpasses all expectations to make The Joint the most dynamic, sophisticated and authentic venue in Las Vegas.

Daughtry with special guest Augustana
Friday, Oct. 4

Stone Temple Pilots + Rival Sons with Warbly Jets
Sunday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m.

+Live+ & Bush with Our Lady Peace
Friday, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m.

Fetish & Fantasy Halloween Ball
Saturday, Oct. 26 at 10 p.m.

Five Finger Death Punch with Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves and Fire From The Gods
Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m.

Mike Epps
Saturday, Nov. 16

Old Dominion – Make it Sweet Tour with Ryan Hurd
Wednesday Dec. 4 at 9 p.m.

Gary Allan
Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m.

Cody Johnson
Thursday, Dec. 12 at 10 p.m.

Multi-Platinum recording artist and global icon Gwen Stefani has announced the final 16 performance dates for her two year-long headlining residency, “Gwen Stefani – Just A Girl” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
The final 16 performances going on sale are:
Feb. 2020: 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22
May 2020: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16

Christina Aguilera: The Xperience
Designed exclusively for Zappos Theater and promoted by Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment, Christina Aguilera: The Xperience is a multi-sensory immersive experience engaging the audience with enigmatic vocals, spectacular visuals and surprising scents. Christina brings her audience through a journey of her music, showcasing some of her global hits including “Genie in a Bottle,” “Beautiful,” “Dirrty” “Lady Marmalade” and “Ain’t No Other Man.” Christina Aguilera is a six-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter renowned for her powerful voice and hit songs.
Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
October 2, 4 & 5; December 27, 28, 30 & 31; 2020: February 26, 28 & 29; March 4, 5 & 6; 9 p.m. (Show on December 31 to start at 10 p.m.)

AEROSMITH: DEUCES ARE WILD combines visceral rock with high technology to bring to life their incredible story of a struggling group from Boston who became America’s all-time top-selling rock ‘n’ roll band. The centerpiece of the show is the 90-minute live performance from the original Aerosmith band members - Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer - who continue to deliver one of the most cohesive and electrifying performances in music.
Park Theater at Park MGM
October 1, 3, 6 & 8; November 14, 16, 19, 21, 24, 26 & 29; December 1 & 4; 2020: January 29 & 31; February 3, 5, 8, 10, 13 & 15; May 20, 23, 25, 28 & 30; June 2 & 4; 8 p.m.

Eagles
For the first time ever, the Eagles - Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill - will perform their iconic album “Hotel California” in its entirety in their only North American performances of 2019. Each night’s concert will also include an additional set of the band’s greatest hits. “Hotel California” is the third best-selling U.S. album in history, recently certified 26-times Platinum by the RIAA.
MGM Grand Garden Arena

October 5, 2019; 8 p.m.

Steve Martin and Martin Short
Comedy icons Steve Martin and Martin Short are returning to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with their new tour, “Now You See Them, Soon You Won’t,” on Sunday, Oct. 6. Steve Martin and Martin Short’s Netflix special titled “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life” received four Emmy nominations in 2018. In their live show, audiences can expect an evening of nonstop laughs as the duo recall their iconic careers, creative influences and most memorable encounters, uniquely presented though a blend of stand-up, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business.

Journey
One of the world’s greatest rock bands, Journey, is taking over the Las Vegas Strip this fall with a limited engagement inside The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. JOURNEY – Neal Schon (founding member and lead guitarist), Ross Valory (co-founding member and bassist), and longtime members Jonathan Cain (keyboardist), Steve Smith (drummer) and Arnel Pineda (lead singer) - is one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, creating some of the best-known songs in modern music, with iconic hits such as “Lights,” “Faithfully,” “Any Way You Want It,” “Wheel In The Sky,” “Separate Ways,” “Who's Crying Now,” and the seminal “Don’t Stop Believin’,” which is the top-selling digital catalog track in history.
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
October 9, 11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 23, 25 & 26; December 27, 28, 30 & 31, 2019; 8 p.m.

Michael McDonald
One of the world’s most distinctive singing voices, Michael McDonald, will perform at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas inside The Venetian Theatreon Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12. With a career that encompasses five GRAMMY Awards, numerous chart successes and personal and professional accolades, as well as collaborations with some of the world’s most prominent artists, Michael McDonald remains an enduring force in popular music. Hailing from St. Louis, McDonald arrived in Los Angeles in the early 1970s, honing his talents as a studio musician before becoming an integral part of Steely Dan.
Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
October 11 & 12, 2019; 8 p.m.

LADY GAGA
See nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-winner superstar entertainer Lady Gaga’s Las Vegas Residency at Park Theater inside Park MGM resort. The Las Vegas Residency consist of two separate shows: LADY GAGA ENIGMA, a brand-new odyssey of her pop hits built as an experience unlike any other in Las Vegas, and LADY GAGA JAZZ & PIANO, where she performs stripped-down versions of her hits alongside music from the Great American Songbook.
Park Theater at Park MGM
October 17, 19, 23, 25 & 31; November 2, 6 & 8; December 28 & 30; 2020 – April 30; May 2, 9, 13 & 15; LADY GAGA JAZZ & PIANO: 2019 – October 20 & 26; November 3 & 9; December 31; 2020 – May 3, 7, 10 & 16; 8 p.m.

Willie Nelson
American icon Willie Nelson will headline a limited Las Vegas engagement, “Vegas On My Mind,” at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas inside The Venetian Theatre, presented by SiriusXM, Oct. 18, 19, 22, 23, 25 and 26. With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger, and Stardust. Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor, and activist.
Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
October 18, 19, 22, 23, 25 and 26, 2019; 8 p.m

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Southern Rock icons, Lynyrd Skynyrd, will continue their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour in 2019. The tour will make a Las Vegas stop at T-Mobile Arena Friday, Oct. 18. The farewell tour will continue to take the band across the country and around the globe through the remainder of the year giving fans one last unforgettable night of classic American Rock-and-Roll. The Southern Rockers will be joined by Bad Company.
T-Mobile Arena
October 18, 2019; 8 p.m

Jonas Brothers
After building overwhelming anticipation, GRAMMY® nominated multiplatinum powerhouse trio–Jonas Brothers—will bring their Happiness Begins Tour to MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Oct. 18, with special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw. This marks the first headline tour for the Jonas Brothers in almost a decade.
MGM Grand Garden Arena
October 18, 2019; 7:30 p.m.

Phil Collins
Due to overwhelming demand, Live Nation and S2BN Entertainment today announced that a limited run of Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live! dates have been confirmed for fall 2019. The 15-city limited engagement will wrap in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena Saturday, Oct. 19.
T-Mobile Arena
October 19, 2019; 8 p.m

Jimmy Buffett
Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at MGM Grand Garden Arena for one night only Saturday, Oct. 19 as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “Son Of A Son Of A Sailor” Tour 2019. Local Parrotheads won't want to miss their chance to soak in the full Margaritaville experience. Jimmy released his famous Son Of A Son Of A Sailor LP in 1978, and sang the title track on Saturday Night Live that year.
Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots will bring their global headline “Banditø Tour” to MGM Grand Garden Arena Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Sara Bareilles
GRAMMY, Tony and Emmy award-nominated singer, songwriter, actress, and author Sara Bareilles will bring her Amidst The Chaos Tour to Mandalay Bay Events Center Friday, Nov. 1. The tour brings Bareilles on the road in support of her fifth full-length album Amidst The Chaos which was just released last Friday to rave reviews - with Variety stating it “establishes that there’s no one in contemporary pop better at flexing mezzo-soprano sensitivity and social empathy like a muscle.
Guns N’ Roses
Guns N’ Roses is bringing their outrageously successful Not In This Lifetime Tour back to the U.S this fall – and for the first time in 2019. With fans hungry for more GNR, today the band revealed eight new dates across the United States, including two back-to-back nights at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Nov. 1 and 2.

JEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY!?
For the past twelve years, Jeff Dunham and his somewhat-inappropriate-protégés, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. Now, Dunham and his cohorts will bring their brand-new international tour, “JEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY!?” to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for five dates – Nov. 3 and Dec. 1, 2019; and Feb. 16, March 15 and May 24, 2020.

Florida Georgia Line Live From Las Vegas
Following the massive success of their Las Vegas shows in December 2018, GRAMMY® nominated world-class entertainers FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE will return to the Vegas Strip with their limited residency, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS inside Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casinoon Nov. 6, 8, 9 and 12.

Madonna
Madonna, Live Nation and Maverick have announced a series of rare and intimate performances to take place exclusively in theaters, giving fans an opportunity to see Madonna in an environment like they never have before. The Madame X Tour will make a Las Vegas stop at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Nov. 7, 9 and 10, 2019.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey, the iconic chanteuse and best-selling female artist of all time with over 200 million records sold, will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this November with her acclaimed Christmas concert series “All I Want For Christmas Is You” for five dates from Nov. 22 through Nov. 30, 2019.Additionally, Mariah has announced six new dates from Feb. 14 through Feb. 29, 2020 for her headlining Las Vegas residency, “The Butterfly Returns” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

After 25 years, F.R.I.E.N.D.S has remained a household name with "Pivot!" and "It was a break!" FRIENDS! The Musical Parody celebrates the sitcom's monumental anniversary by expanding the show to seven nights a week. That's right, seven... seven...SEVEN nights a week with Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Ross, Chandler and Joey at the D Las Vegas. FRIENDS! The Musical Parody lovingly lampoons TV's Friends! You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll Unagi! Friends! The Musical Parody celebrates and pokes fun at the wacky misadventures of a group of 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan.

The Atomic Saloon is back and open for business! After reclaiming her property from the U.S. Government, who used it as a nuclear testing site, proprietress Boozy Skunkton welcomed a packed house to the Atomic Saloon, now located inside the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, last night for the premiere Las Vegas performance of ATOMIC SALOON SHOW. Earning their keep, Boozy's floozies and sexy saloon staff pulled out all the stops to ensure each guest was entertained by showcasing their outlandish talents, from incredible acrobatics and dancing to hand-tapping, aerial artistry, and everything in between. The first official performance of ATOMIC SALOON SHOW's open-ended Las Vegas engagement was met with a roaring standing ovation following a hilariously rowdy bar brawl finale.

Get ready for the Halloween season with a brand new spooktacular, family-friendly treat...Mr. Bizarro's Big Top Boo Bash! Join a cast of crazy characters underneath a real big top for a frighteningly delightful evening of ridiculous comedy, ghoulish acrobats, fiendish feats of strength and death-defying aerial acts for a wonderfully warped night of mayhem the whole family will enjoy! This one-of-a-kind, Halloween big top of fun puts its stakes down in Henderson at Cornerstone Park (1600 Wigwam Pkwy.) for two weekends of pandemonium Oct. 18 – 20 and Oct. 25 – 27.

All tea, no shade! Some of the most famous drag queens in the world are taking over the Las Vegas Strip when RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! hits the stage at Flamingo Las Vegas in early 2020. From the creative team behind the Emmy Award-winning series RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! will be the most sickening eleganza extravaganza in Las Vegas herstory. The revue is everything you love about the TV show and then some. Seven queens will be featured in each show from a rotating cast of Aquaria, Asia O'Hara, Coco Montrese, Derrick Barry, Eureka O'Hara, India Ferrah, Kahanna Montrese, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Shannel and Yvie Oddly.

Coming to Las Vegas for the first time, U.S. Figure Skating’s 2019 Skate America, presented by American Cruise Lines, will bring the world’s top figure skaters to the Orleans Arena on Friday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 20. Single-session tickets are now available for purchase starting at $30 plus fees. The event is the first of six stops of the International Skating Union Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series. Other stops during the 2019 series include Canada, France, Russia and Japan with skaters competing to qualify for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in December in Torino, Italy. The event will be headlined by United States’ two-time reigning World champion Nathan Chen; Olympian Bradie Tennell; reigning United States pairs champions Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc; and two-time World medalist ice dancers Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue.

After welcoming hundreds of attendees last year, the Taste of Downtown-Epicurean Event is returning to the Plaza Hotel & Casino on Thursday, Oct. 10. The event, sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association (NvRA), features notable restaurants from the heart of the city along with a premier selection of libations. Guests will spend the evening poolside at the Plaza indulging in the amazing cuisine and cocktails offered from several dozen popular downtown establishments.

Heads will roll as The Boulet Brothers bring their infamous Dragula Tour to House of Blues Las Vegas Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. The carefully crafted group of monster queens showcased in various seasons of the hit competition reality show will hit the stage in their ominous drag presentation.
Friday, Sept. 13 | Concierto Del Amor: Tirbuto a Vicente Fernandez con Ivan Estrella
Wednesday, Oct. 9 | Motionless in White: The Trick 'R Treat Tour
Saturday, Oct. 19 | Clairo – Immunity Tour
Sunday, Oct. 20 | The Boulet Brothers Dragula Tour
Sunday, Oct. 27 | The Story So Far with The Frights, Hunny & Just Friends

Witness tricks and treats from Shin Lim, the future of magic and the only person to win "America's Got Talent" twice, when he returns to The Mirage this fall. Lim will bring his acclaimed show LIMITLESS back to the Terry Fator Theatre after successfully selling out all performances this summer. Although he is respected for his skill and poetic performance by esteemed magicians and is considered an inspiration to many young magicians, Shin Lim admits that he is not a magician nor a wizard and has no intention of lying to the audience. He performs carefully self-choreographed routines rather than pretending to defy the laws of physics. Combining dexterity, precision and grace, he has distilled a lifetime of training into a devious display of dancing digits. His mind-boggling finger moves are so masterful that the audience is left to wonder if what they have seen is truly possible.

Shows are Oct. 28, 2019 to Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019

Daily music lineups have been unveiled for Las Rageous, Sin City’s premier rock and metal music festival. Returning for its third year on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, Las Rageous will feature performances from Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Chevelle, The Used, I Prevail, Dance Gavin Dance, and more across two intimate stages. This year will also feature brand new onsite experiences, including the Bud Light Rock & Refuel Culinary Experience and the On-Site Wedding Chapel.

Two of the biggest names in hip-hop – Meek Mill and Future – announced today they will be hitting the road together for the first time this fall on their co-headline Legendary Nights Tour. They will be joined by a star-studded lineup of special guests including YG and Mustard. Produced by Live Nation, the 24-city outing will wrap in Las Vegas Saturday, Oct. 5 at Mandalay Bay Events Center.

One of the world’s most distinctive singing voices, Michael McDonald, will perform at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas inside The Venetian Theatre on Friday, Oct. 11 and Saturday, Oct. 12. With a career that encompasses five GRAMMY Awards, numerous chart successes and personal and professional accolades, as well as collaborations with some of the world’s most prominent artists, Michael McDonald remains an enduring force in popular music. Hailing from St. Louis, McDonald arrived in Los Angeles in the early 1970s, honing his talents as a studio musician before becoming an integral part of Steely Dan.

Two-time GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock titan Joe Bonamassa will perform on Sunday, October 27 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in support of his latest all-original studio album "Redemption" (J&R Adventures). Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. Backed by a stellar band of legendary musicians including Late Night with David Letterman's Anton Fig (drums), Nashville recording legend Michael Rhodes (bass), Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and member of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble Reese Wynans (piano/organ), Paulie Cerra (sax), Lee Thornburg (trumpet) and featuring soulful background singers to bring a whole new life to the show which will feature brand new songs alongside career-spanning favorites.

Danny Zelisko Presents Jackie Evancho at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 13th, at 7 p.m. A worldwide sensation when she was only ten years old, Jackie Evancho has moved past the exuberant promise of a child prodigy vocalist, becoming a mature young adult with a clear direction as to where she, as a creative artist, is taking her career as a singer. A career that began with a little girl's fascination with the film soundtrack of The Phantom of the Opera and has become an evolving and enduring musical phenomenon.

Charlie Blum Entertainment / CB Entertainment and Red Tail Productions LLC, in partnership with Nickelodeon, announce additional new tour dates for Nickelodeon’s Double Dare Live stage show. Following a successful fall 2018 tour, Double Dare Live – featuring original host Marc Summers and his beloved sidekick Robin Russo – has announced six weeks of tour dates, which launched March 26 in Lancaster, PA. The tour continues with engagements in the fall and winter, including a Las Vegas stop at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Oct. 20. Inspired by the iconic TV game show Double Dare, Double Dare Live features two teams comprised of selected audience members competing to win prizes by answering brain-bending trivia questions, completing messy physical challenges and ultimately facing the legendary obstacle course.

Due to overwhelming demand, Live Nation and S2BN Entertainment today announced that a limited run of Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live! dates have been confirmed for fall 2019. The 15-city limited engagement will wrap in Las Vegas at T-Mobile Arena Saturday, Oct. 19. One of the world’s most acclaimed hitmakers with over 100 million record sales and an unstoppable catalogue of Number 1 albums, Phil Collins Still Not Dead Yet, Live! follows his highly successful Phil Collins Not Dead Yet 2018 outing which included multiple sold out dates and will once again feature Phil Collins accompanied by longtime guitarist Daryl Stuermer, keyboardist Brad Cole, bassist Leland Sklar, percussionist Richie Garcia, four piece horns and stellar backup vocalists with Phil’s son Nicolas once again handling the iconic drum beats Phil himself made so famous and compelling a generation before.

Nevada Day is a grand celebration commemorating our admission to statehood on October 31, 1864. Nevadan's have the distinction of holding the largest statehood celebration in the nation!

And November 3rd is the end of Daylight Savings time (fall back.)

An interesting note…if your birthday is at the end of September or in the first part of October, your parents probably had sex on New Year’s Eve.

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