As always, there is an action packed month ahead in Las Vegas with an exciting range of shows and concerts to enjoy. There is too much going on in Sin City to list here, but here are some of the highlights of the weeks ahead in November 2018.
November 7th – 11th: 25th PBR World Finals
If you are interested in the world of bull riding then this month there is a real treat for you in Las Vegas. You can watch the world’s best riders and bucking bulls compete in the Professional Bull Riders’ 25th Unleash The Beast World Finals!
It is a five day event that is part of the PBR Finals Week and it promises to feature action-packed bull riding, live concerts, pre-event fan zones, after parties, and much more. It looks to be a week full of exciting events with plenty to keep you occupied, whether you are a seasoned fan of the sport or a complete newcomer. If you are in town, then be sure to check it out.
November 26th: Metallica
After last summer’s 25 date sold-out stadium run, Metallica is returning to the stage in Las Vegas with their in-the-round production that has been a huge hit across Europe.
The show will start with the Light It Up pre-show party hosted by Jim Breuer together with a DJ. Jim will get the audience in the mood with some comedy, giveaways, fan intersection and much more. If you buy a ticket for the show you will be given the choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. There are also three options of special enhanced experiences including premium tickets and amenities ranging from early access to the venue and the “Memory Remains” exhibit of memorabilia to meeting some of the band!
It promises to be an amazing evening for fans of the legendary band and one that you will never forget. Tickets are still available so book now to make sure that you do not miss out!
November 30th: Fleetwood Mac
The legendary Grammy award winning band Fleetwood Mac are currently on a tour of over fifty cities that will take them well into next year, but this month they are stopping at Las Vegas.
The tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. The British-American rock band will play classics such as “Dreams,” “Little Lies,” “Tusk,” and many more in what they claim is their farewell tour.
Having entertained audiences for close to five decades, this promises to be an amazing show for all who like the band. Book your tickets today and make sure that you don’t miss out on their final Vegas show.
November 2nd – 17th: Celine Dion
International superstar Celine Dion is a regular fixture in Las Vegas, but she has announced that her production, Celine at the Colosseum, will be coming to an end in June next year, so this is one of your final chances to see her hit show.
She will be taking to the stage a number of times this month in a show that features all of her greatest hits. It has been called “the show of shows” by the Las Vegas Review Journal and has received many other rave reviews.
Celine Dion has won five Grammy awards, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Album for Falling Into You (1996), and Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for “My Heart Will Go On” (1998). Her recordings have won two Academy Awards: Best Original Song in 1992 for the title song of Beauty and the Beast (with Peabo Bryson), and in 1998 for “My Heart Will Go On” (From Titanic). She has earned seven American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards (Canada) and an astonishing 40 Felix Awards (Quebec).
With such an impressive CV, you know that the show can’t possibly disappoint, so book your tickets today!
November 21st – 28th: Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart is a regular performer in Las Vegas and his shows are always a massive hit. Backed by a 13-piece band, the legendary singer delights fans with his record-breaking show “Rod Stewart: The Hits”.
The show includes many of his chart-topping singles in a high-energy celebration of his career that even sees him running into the audience to interact with fans. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-r has sold over 250 million album and singles, and he is showing no signs of slowing down.
The show features favourites such as “Maggie May,” “You Wear it Well,” “Hot Legs,” “You’re in My Heart,” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy,” “Tonight’s The Night” and “Some Guys Have All the Luck”.
If you are a fan then be sure to make the effort to see this show and it is sure to provide you with a fantastic night out.
November 29th – 30th: Paul Shaffer and The Shaf-Shifters
The legendary bandleader, multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, and comedian is coming to Vegas for two nights at the end of the month. He will bring his trademark style to the intimate Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace.
Shaffer will be supported by his band, The Shaf-Shifters, and perform a range of pop, funk and R&B classics and covers together with his stories from over four decades of working in the industry with some of the biggest names in entertainment.
For hard-core fans, there are also a number of meet and greet tickets available! Be sure to book your tickets while they are still available as this will be his final appearance in Vegas this year.
November 30th: Jim Gaffigan
Fans of comedy are in for a treat when Jim Gaffigan arrives in Vegas for one night only at the end of the month. He is on tour with his show The Fixer Upper, which has received rave reviews.
Gaffigan is known for his self-deprecating wit on subjects such as laziness, eating, and being American. He has earned Grammy nominations for his comedy albums, and his book Dad is Fat was widely acclaimed.
He is known for providing one of the best live concerts in comedy and is loved by millions. Be sure to book your tickets to this one night only show.
November 18th: Bill and Hillary Clinton
While this may not be your usual Las Vegas fare, it is a fantastic opportunity to spend an evening with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The event will feature joint on-stage conversations with the Clintons sharing stories and anecdotes that shaped their careers in public service. They will also speak about current issues and their visions for the future.
Those at the events will have the chance to hear one of a kind conversations with two of the most important figures from American politics. The will offer unique insights in what promises to be a fascinating evening.
If you are looking for some intellectual stimulation away from the gaming tables, then this promises to be a fascinating and thought provoking evening.
November 1st – 30th: David Copperfield
The world famous magician David Copperfield is at the MGM Grand all month long. Famous for his many television appearances that include amazing tricks and escape acts, Copperfield brings all of his energy to a show that promises to astound.
Watch as he walks through sheets of metal, slices people in half, contorts his body and more. Hailed by audience and critics as the “greatest illusionist of our time”, you simply won’t believe your eyes as you watch his act.
You can even pay for the David Copperfield Meet & Greet experience, which includes front row seats, a chance to meet the man himself, and a photo with you and the magician.
If you are a fan of magic then this show is a must see. Book your tickets today and prepare to be amazed.
November 1st – 30th: Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club
The MGM Grand is the only place in Las Vegas where you will be able to watch Brad Garrett performing live together with some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy. The show will also give you the chance to enjoy some new faces on the scene that Garrett has invited along.
This month you can catch names such as John Dicrosta, Michael Malone, Tom Rhodes, Mike Merryfield, Kathleen Dunbar, Derek Richards, Dave Landau and more.
Garret himself is a three-time Emmy Award winner. He rose to fame for his role as Robert Barone in the television series Everybody Loves Raymond, and is now equally loved as a stand-up comic. The show takes place in a specially designed theatre, custom built for comedy, and it promises to have you in stiches.
November 2nd – 30th: Jabbawockeez
If you like dance then you will be mesmerised and entertained by the Jabbaqockeez, who bring a dynamic mix of awe-inspiring choreography, fantastic music, and amazing special effects to their new show at the MGM Grand.
It is a special high tech production that brings the audience up close and personal with the troupe, allowing a better view than ever before of their signature white masks and intricate dance moves.
They are often called the world’s most influential dance crew and they were voted “Best Family Show” and “Best All Ages Show” three years in a row.
If you have never been to see a dance show then this is the one to start with. It will leave you spellbound and eager to try some moves for yourself.
November 15th: Latin Grammy Awards
This is the biggest night of the year for Latin music, the 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. It promises to be a night to remember, full of stars and with some amazing performances.
Tickets start at $136 and go up to $545, so it is a real chance to mingle with your favourite performers without having to break the bank. Just be sure to clean your tuxedo, as it is a strict Black Tie Only event.
November 2nd – 17th: Backstreet Boys
One of the biggest boy bands of all time, the Backstreet Boys are back in Las Vegas. They are in the final stretch of their Las Vegas residency performing “Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life”.
They have been selling out in Vegas since 2017 but have announced that their final performances will be in April 2019. The show has received rave reviews from fans and critics with Billboard Magazine saying “… Larger Than Life really is a show that no Backstreet fan should miss.”
It is one of the fastest selling shows in Las Vegas history, but there are still tickets available. So far over 185,000 have watched the show, and it has also drawn some of Hollywood’s biggest names such as Niall Horan, Hailee Steinfeld, Shania Twain, Reba McEntire, Lance Bass and Joey Fatone.
AJ McLean, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson and Nick Carter take to the stage with a unique production put together especially for Vegas. It was designed by one of the world leading creative directors, Raj Kapoor, and features state of the art lighting, amazing automation, and fantastic choreography. Thanks to this, it brings you the band as never seen before.
As usual in Vegas, for true fans meet and greet experiences are available, while the concerts promise to be an experience that you will never forget.
House of Blues
November 2nd – 11th: Santana
After a hugely successful run, An Intimate Evening With Santana: Greatest Hits Live is back at the House of Blues.
For four decades Santana has been entertaining fans, they have sold more than 100 million records, and reached more than 100 million fans at concerts across the world. Santana has won ten Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards. He has also won a record nine Grammys for a single project for 1999’s Supernatural.
Santana has also received the Billboard Century Award (1996), he was entered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1998), he received the Billboard Latin Music Awards’ Lifetime Achievement honour (2009), and was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors Award (2013).
Serious fans can opt for the Up Close and Personal package that includes dinner, a VIP experience, art and photo packages, a DVD, and much more.
November 12th: THE INTERNET
THE INTERNET broke away from the Odd Future collective to start their own band in 2011. Syd has been writing music ever since she was a child, but she put this on hold in order to become Odd Future’s DJ and producer. However, she resumed song writing in 2011 to produce her first album with Matt.
THE INTERNET is a six-person band, whose youngest member is just 17. They began playing as a full-band in order to tour behind Feel Good, and all of the members contributed to THE INTERNET’s 2015 album EGO DEATH.
They will be supported by Moonchild in this Las Vegas show and tickets for the concert start at just $30.
November 16th: Thrice
Thrice, the post-hardcore quartet, formed in 1998 in Irvine, California is made up of guitarist/vocalist Dustin Kensrue, guitarist Teppei Teranishi, bassist Eddie Breckenridge, and drummer Riley Breckenridgeall. They are known for creating music that features heavily distorted guitars, prominent lead guitar lines and interesting rhythms.
Recently signed by Epitaph Records, they have released their tenth studio album The Palms. The band has a huge following and this event is set to be a fantastic showcase of their recent work that will delight fans.
November 17th: Circa Survive
Formed by former Saosin vocalist Anthony Green with guitarist Colin Frangicetto, Philadelphia’s Circa Survive is in Vegas for one night.
Joining Green and Frangicetto in the band are second guitarist Brendan Ekstrom, bassist Nick Beard, and drummer Steve Clifford. They have toured extensively in recent years and their album sales number in the hundreds of thousands. They will be performing hits from their five albums as well as new material that is sure to delight fans.
November 9th, 10th, 16th, and 17th: Blink 182
Blink 182 rose to fame in the late 90s with a number of hits such as “All the Small Things” and “What’s My Age Again?” Since then they have been steadily releasing hits and continue to delight fans almost two decades later.
This is the band’s first ever residency and it has received rave reviews. However, November is the final month of the residency so fans need to book now before they miss this amazing experience.
Tickets start at just $59 so book today before it is too late!
Many More Vegas Shows
These are just a small selection of the many amazing events happening in Las Vegas over the coming weeks. Be sure to look around when you plan your visit, as there is more than enough for every taste.