The latest from Vegas May 2023

Know all about resort openings, new restaurants and shows, and all the recent happenings in Las Vegas

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Spiegelworld Announces DiscoShow at The LINQ Hotel + Experience

From the creators of Absinthe, OPM, Atomic Saloon Show and Superfrico comes DiscoShow, opening in Las Vegas in the summer of 2024 in the new Spiegelworld Glitterloft, located on the Las Vegas Strip at The LINQ Hotel + Experience. The DiscoShow venue will include a transformative live entertainment space, bars and a diner. The live show will invite the audience to step inside the action with the characters who were there at the birth of disco; into their lives; on the streets; at the club; encouraged at every moment to lose themselves in the music and on the dancefloor. 

Dates Announced for “U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere”

Sphere Entertainment Co. and Live Nation today announced dates for ‘U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere', a first-of-its-kind live music experience which will see the world’s biggest rock band launch the world’s most cutting edge venue, Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas. Announced show dates include Sept. 29-30; Oct. 5, 7-8, 11, 13-14, 18, 20-21, 25, 27-28; and Nov. 1, 3-4. 

Downtown Rocks Free Concert Series Returns to Fremont Street Experience This Summer with Biggest Lineup Yet

Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, is ready to rock the heart of downtown this summer with the return of its epic free concert series, Downtown Rocks. This year’s Downtown Rocks lineup is filled with legendary fan favorite bands for music fans of all ages. Show dates include May 28; June 3, 17, 24; July 1, 15; Sept. 2, 16, 23 and Oct. 28. 

Katy Perry Announces Final Performances of Her One-of-a-Kind Las Vegas Residency, “Katy Perry: Play,” at Resorts World Theatre

International pop star Katy Perry has announced the 10 final performance dates of her unforgettable residency, “Katy Perry: PLAY” at Resorts World Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas. Remaining performances include May 12-13, 17, 19-20, 24, 27-28; July 28-29; Aug. 2, 4-5, 9, 11-12; Oct. 4, 6-7, 11, 13-14, 31; and Nov. 1, 3-4.

Billy Idol Announces Exclusive Engagement Billy Idol: Live in Las Vegas at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Rock legend Billy Idol is returning to The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas with Billy Idol: Live in Las Vegas. The five-night exclusive engagement will be held October 20-21, 25, and 27-28.

Psychic Medium Matt Fraser Returns to The Venetian Resort Las Vegas in July

America’s Top Psychic Medium and E! Entertainment star Matt Fraser is returning to The Summit Showroom inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas for a limited two show run July 21-22. 

Lionel Richie Extends Headlining Run at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with New Show, “Lionel Richie: King of Hearts”

Music legend Lionel Richie will return to Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with his all-new show, “Lionel Richie: King of Hearts.” Performances scheduled for Oct. 11, 13-14, 18, 20-21. 

Carrie Underwood Announces Extension of Her Critically-Acclaimed “REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency” at Resorts World Theatre with Three Additional Shows in December

eight-time GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar Carrie Underwood announced the extension of her hit production, REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World Theatre to include three additional dates in December. Show dates include June 21, 23-24, 28, 30; July 1; Sept. 20, 22-23, 27, 29-30; Nov. 29; and Dec. 1-2, 6, 8-9, 13, 15-16. 

Slide Into a World of Theatrical Hospitality and Game Show Energy at Play Playground, Set to Open at Luxor Hotel and Casino

Play Social Inc. is scheduled to open their first Play Playground location this fall as a 13,000 square-foot immersive playground at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Play Playground will be a first-of-its-kind fantastical large-scale gamified experience.

Paradox Museum Set to Open in June

Paradox Museum Las Vegas – the world’s most extraordinary collection of mind-twisting and eye-tricking exhibits, where nothing makes sense, but everything is real – announces it will open on the Las Vegas Strip in June 2023. The 11,000-square-foot destination will include 90 engaging exhibits combining the fun of exploring brain-bending illusions with the science of paradoxes. The museum will be located at 3767 S Las Vegas Blvd. 

Nashville Unplugged Returns to Mandalay Bay

Aaron Benward’s Nashville Unplugged presented by Mtn Dew returns to Rhythm & Riffs at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino beginning Friday, April 21. The complimentary 26-week live country music series is scheduled to entertain fans every Friday at 8 p.m.

Legendary R&B Artist Maxwell Announces Return to Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and multi-platinum artist, Maxwell, announces his highly-anticipated return to Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas for a three-night engagement of Maxwell: NIGHT, The Trilogy Show. Showings include Aug. 9, 11 and 12. 

Hartbeat Weekend Returns to Resorts World Las Vegas, Hosted by Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart and his global entertainment company, Hartbeat, announce the highly anticipated return of Hartbeat Weekend, a four-day comedy and music celebration headlined by Kevin Hart, J. Cole, Jack Harlow, Ludacris, Kaskade, and RL Grime. Taking place July 6-9 at Resorts World Las Vegas, the action-packed weekend will feature a bevy of exclusive events, live performances and parties.

Billboard Chart-Topping Dance Songstress Erika Jayne Announces Highly Anticipated Residency Bet It All On Blonde at House of Blues Las Vegas inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

World-renowned TV-personality and Billboard chart-topping dance artist Erika Jayne announced today her highly anticipated Las Vegas residency, Bet It All On Blonde, at House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Show dates include Aug. 25-26; Sept. 1-3, 22-23; Dec. 1-2 and 15-16. 

Basketball Star Derrick Rose to Launch First Ever Chess Festival at Resorts World Las Vegas

Basketball star and 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose announced he is launching the inaugural ‘Chesstival’ chess tournament and festival at Resorts World Las Vegas, July 7-8. The weekend will feature celebrities, professional athletes, musicians and amateur chess players, competing in a high-stakes series chess tournament. 

Neil Diamond - The Tribute to Open at the Alexis Park Resort

Longtime Neil Diamond tribute act has found a residency in the Modern Showroom at the Alexis Park Resort. Neil Diamond – The Tribute starts Rob Garrett & The Pretty Amazing Band and performs Monday-Thursday. 

Food & Beverage

Cathédrale Set to Open at ARIA Resort & Casino in May

The Las Vegas incarnation of Cathédrale, a French-Mediterranean restaurant from Tao Group Hospitality, will officially debut in May at ARIA Resort & Casino. Cathédrale Las Vegas honors the legacy and DNA of the flagship Cathédrale located in NYC’s Lower East Side. Cathédrale’s elemental, ingredient-driven menu, helmed by Tao Group Hospitality’s Chief Culinary Officer Ralph Scamardella and created by Executive Chef Jason Hall features coastal cuisine influenced by the regions of France, Spain, Italy and Greece. 

“Retro by Voltaggio” to Open at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas in May

Retro by Voltaggio, the first Las Vegas restaurant from TV stars, judges and renowned chefs Michael and Bryan Voltaggio, is scheduled to debut at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on May 3. Conceptualized by the famed chef duo, the one-year culinary residency experience will celebrate the best of the 80s and 90s with the brothers’ modernized take on classic American dishes served in an environment with playful and nostalgic nods to the era.


L'Étape Las Vegas by Tour de France

“Cookie Monster” Phil Gaimon and Tour de France mascot Didi the Devil are joining forces with Tour de France champ Andy Schleck for a cycling adventure in Las Vegas on Sunday, May, 7 2023.  L'Étape by Tour de France is the official Tour de France sportive series. Courses are designed by Tour de France experts that make riders feel like they are competing in the real deal.


Caesars Entertainment Unveils Plans to Add Hotel Tower to Paris Las Vegas

Caesars Entertainment has unveiled plans to renovate the Jubilee Tower at Horseshoe Las Vegas and integrate it into Paris Las Vegas with a new name, Versailles Tower. An investment exceeding $100 million, the Versailles Tower will feature a new exterior and interior. The renovation will introduce 756 redesigned luxury guestrooms and a pedestrian bridge connecting the Versailles Tower to the existing Paris resort. The enhanced rooms in the Versailles Tower at Paris Las Vegas are slated for completion in late 2023 with the pedestrian bridge to follow in early 2024. 


The Wedding Capital of the World to Host 70th Anniversary Celebration in September

To commemorate the first time it was referred to as “The Wedding Capital of the World™,” Southern Nevada will celebrate its 70th anniversary this September as the globe’s most desirable wedding destination. Paying tribute to the more than five million couples who have married in Clark County, the Wedding Capital of the World will honor seven decades of love stories. Las Vegas’s status as the globe’s most desirable wedding location was first recognized on Sept. 23, 1953, when the London Daily Herald referred to it as the “Wedding Capital of the World” in an article about Las Vegas weddings. The destination went on to chart 1 million total weddings by 1974, 3 million weddings by 2000 and 5 million weddings on Feb. 20, 2022. 

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