Must-see Las Vegas shows, events and concerts right now

Kirk Kern
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Las Vegas isn’t called the “entertainment capital of the world” for nothing. That’s because, besides the great sporting events and concerts that come to Sin City, there are unmissable Las Vegas shows, events and concerts on right now. Following are the Top 10 shows in the city right now, plus a few extras

10. Extravaganza

Extravaganza, at Bally’s

An old-school Vegas spectacular, boasting more than 30 acts, including comedians, acrobats, dancers and more along with, of course, showgirls! Every day but Wednesdays at Bally’s.

9. RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!

RuPaul’s Drag Race Live

If you enjoy RuPaul’s Drag Race on television, you’ll love it live and in person with some of the popular alums from the show: Asia O’Hara, Derrick Barry, Kameron Michaels, Naomi Smalls, Vanessa “Vanjie” Matteo and Yvie Oddly, among others. Come check it out daily, except Tuesdays and Wednesdays at The Flamingo.

8. Mystère by Cirque du Soleil


This show has been deemed the “Flower in the Desert” and includes an array of singing, dancing, acrobatics in a stunning visual display. Two shows a night at Treasure Island.

7. V – The Ultimate Variety Show

V The Ultimate Variety Show

It’s a new concept of Vegas show with comedy, magic, stunts, and energetic audience participation. Check it out with two showtimes nightly at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.

6. Criss Angel Mindfreak

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Criss Angel Mindfreak

The magician’s 90-minute show at Planet Hollywood includes more than 75 illusions that will blow your mind. When it comes to Las Vegas shows, this is one of the more popular ones to catch.

5. Blue Man Group

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Blue Man Group

Expect drums, drums and more drums. The group performs Thursdays through Mondays at The Luxor. This Las Vegas show is always one that leaves the audience pumped up and ready to go for a night on the town.

4. Michael Jackson One by Cirque Du Soleil

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Michael Jackson One

Music from the King of Pop was choreographed for this Las Vegas show by Cirque Du Soleil. What can go wrong? The show is Thursdays through Mondays at Mandalay Bay.

3. David Copperfield

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David Copperfield

He doesn’t bill himself as a World Class Magician for nothing. The king of magic, when it comes to Las Vegas shows, Copperfield performs nightly at the MGM Grand.

2. The Beatles Love by Cirque Du Soleil

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The Beatles Love

If you’re not finding luck at the tables, then maybe all you need is love. The only of the Las Vegas shows to include a trippy adventure with the Beatles is a must-see for fans of all ages. Check out this show from Thursdays through Mondays at The Mirage.

1. Penn & Teller

Penn & Teller

Eight times in their 18-year run in Las Vegas, this talented duo have been named “Las Vegas Magicians of the Year.” They perform nighty at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino.