Las Vegas may be well known for its casinos, nightclubs and wild shows, but it also has a fantastic live music scene underneath all the glitz and glamour. And the live music Las Vegas offers is world-class. If you want to hear some live music while here, you will have to check out the Strip since it is full of music venues that range from huge arenas to small lounge. If you do not know where to start when you want to catch these fantastic live tunes, then our list will give you endless choices to choose from.
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
It is Las Vegas’ top music venue. You cannot visit without going to the Colosseum. It has featured some of the world’s greatest and notable entertainers such as Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, and Elton John. It opened in 2003 and was created for Celine Dion’s “A New Day.” However, since then, it has grown to feature over 2000 different events. Amazing, right? It also has one of the most prominent and high definition LED screens in any venue on the planet. The screen weighs 31 tons and is 110 feet wide by 34 feet tall. It is safe to say that there was no expense spared and this is something that you would be wowed by. It has impressive live shows and is a place that one should check out.
MGM Grand Garden Arena
It has been home to major award shows and music festivals such as the iHeartRadio Music Festival and the Academy of Country Music Awards. It is one of the top music venues in Las Vegas. It has also been home to some of the world-class concerts such as Justin Timberlake, Whitney Houston, Bon Jovi, Madonna and so many more. It has a rich history and is one place that you can brag to your friends about when you get home.
It blurs the lines between a bar, restaurant, theater, and club. It is spontaneous, and you can expect anything since the evenings are unpredictable. The spontaneous live performers that are there include dancers and singers. It is because of that reason that many people flock to this place. There is just no telling what entertainment you will see that day. Their menu is also perfect and has been praised by many. You can either decide to have dinner or have one of their handcrafted cocktails at the bar. Either way, you will enjoy yourself since the atmosphere is nothing but posh and the experience unlike any other in the whole of Las Vegas. Do not forget your upscale cocktail attire. Otherwise, you will feel out of place.
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
It is a bowling alley, concert venue and a restaurant. It has all that in one. The concert venue is standing room only. The bowling lanes have seats adjacent to the stage. You can enjoy their signature chicken from the Blue Ribbon there. You will enjoy its distinct flavors and will want to come back for more. The artists that play the Brooklyn Bowl include bands such as Echo and the Bunnymen and Blue October. There are also tribute band there that give amazing performances. Some of these shows are free, and many are low cost. This makes the Brooklyn Bowl one of the most affordable places to listen to live music to in Las Vegas.
House of Blues
It is one of the country’s preeminent live music venues. It has regular appearances from Carlos Santana. This reason is why you should ensure that you check out their music schedule any time you are in Las Vegas. It has a southern theme that makes you feel like you have gone into a version of New Orleans once you step inside. The music hall and stage are at the center of the building and the area next to the stage being standing room only. Every Sunday, there is a soulful Gospel Music performance after a southern brunch buffet. You will enjoy this experience.
Las Vegas has a fantastic live music scene that may shock many. They range from intimate ones to those that are over the top as seen above. Do not forget to check out the list above as you go to visit the place, you will have the time of your life.