Las Vegas is where people go to have one of the wildest weekends in their lives. It’s the 28th most populated city in the United States and boasts millions of visitors annually. In 2018, there over 42 million people who went to visit the “sin city. “
Popularly known as a city for drinking, gambling, and even getting married to strangers, Las Vegas proves to be one of the fascinating cities in the world. But the city is not only known to host the biggest parties but also host the biggest performers.
Singers, Dancers, Magicians, and a ton of different acts and performances are in Las Vegas — to accommodate its millions of visitors and throw a one of a kind experience.
If you’re planning a trip to Las Vegas, here’s a list of shows you should watch:
The Goddess of Pop and queen of Camp is making a visit in the sin city this March and between August 21 until the first day of September at Park MGM.
She is an Emmy, Grammy, and Academy-Award winner, as well as, the recipient of hundreds of other awards spanning her decades-long career as one of the top-selling performers of all time.
She is also popularly known for her highly energetic and entrancing performances on stage that should please all Cher fans.
You may know Absinthe as the green alcoholic drink that knocks you right off your feet, but the Absinthe in Vegas is way more than a glass of intoxication.
Unassumingly located in the Roman Plaza (just steps from the front entrance of Caesars Palace), “Absinthe,” the show that will entertain, surprise, and might even push you on the edge of your seats (if you take it too seriously).
Moreover, Absinthe is an adults-only, circus-type show that features an impressive variety of productions with burlesque-type performances bordering on becoming too lewd with funny, fast-witted acts that will surely give you a laugh.
#3 Cirque Du Soleil
TripAdvisor’s top two most recommended shows to visit when in Las Vegas both come from Cirque Du Soleil. The play performs seven times a week featuring different fanciful worlds and extreme acrobatics that will entice the viewer’s imagination.
Among Cirque Du Soleil’s seven different shows, here are two of the most reviewed on TripAdvisor:
O: Is an aquatic-themed wonderland of surrealism, artistry, and romance during a performance of ‘O,’ one of the most sought-after and iconic Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas. Combining a worldwide crew of synchronized swimmers, daring acrobats, and elegant divers, the show seamlessly transitions between the fantasy worlds above, on and below the water to produce a stunning spectacle, all housed inside an elegant theater similar to some of Europe’s grandest opera houses.
The Beatles: Celebrates the musical legacy of The Beatles during a performance of LOVE by Cirque du Soleil at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. This performance features the musical catalog of the Fab Four alongside special effects, freestyle dancing, and aerial acrobatics, offering an intimate chance to relive some of your favorite Beatles moments.
#4 Magic Mike Live
Described by The Hard Rock Hotel as “a sizzling 360-degree dance and acrobatic striptease spectacular guaranteed to bring on the heat,” Magic Mike Live at Las Vegas will get everyone screaming.
The 18 years old and above show is inspired by the Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL movie franchise that stars Hollywood hunk, Channing Tatum. Also, Tatum is genuinely part of the show. He will not be dancing, however, but this is his idea come to life.
Moreover, it will resemble Club Domina (the popular club where Tatum performs in the movie) and will include 13 extremely fit, barely-clothed men.
The show runs from Wednesday to Sunday weekly with each show running for 80 minutes each.
#5 Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow is making a comeback “through October 2019!”
Barry Manilow returns to Las Vegas for an exclusive residency show at the International Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. With an extensive back catalog, including over 50 Top 40 hits and 85 million albums sold worldwide.
There’s also an all-new stage design that’s touted to give his performance a new dynamic.