There are shows in Las Vegas happening every day but not all of them are worth spending your money and time. When in Vegas, you want to see as much as possible. There are so many places to visit and so many things to do. And as Las Vegas is very expensive, you want to get your money's worth. You have no time to waste. And Vegas shows are popular all over the world so not seeing at least one would be a mistake. But how to choose from so many? That's why we are here to let you know about the top 10 concerts and live shows in Las Vegas that are worth visiting. These are guaranteed to leave you speechless and glad you had the chance to see them.
1. Cirque du Soleil
The first show on our list is the famous Cirque du Solei which in translation from French means "the circus of the Sun". It happens Friday through Tuesday. Children aged 5 and under are not permitted to attend this performance and anyone under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. This season they focused on the greatness of Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson ONE is an electrifying fusion of acrobatics, dance, and visuals that reflect the dynamic of the King of Pop. Experience his biggest hits like never before in a 1-hour and 30-minute show. The tickets for this event are around $200.
2. A Tribute to the King
But if you prefer Elvis Presley, we have good news for you. You can rock to all of your favorite Elvis Presley songs at the only All-Elvis tribute show on the Strip. This show will bring you up from your chairs to dance around. It's a must see as you will be able to hear the music of one of the 20th century’s greatest cultural icons. The tickets for this show are around $60, but if you are lucky you can find them on sale for $40. So it is really inexpensive but the experience is unbelievable. It's about an hour long but you will wish it was longer if you decide to go and see it. It's better than any live music show in NYC.
3. The Ultimate Variety Show
This show is voted the number one show in Las Vegas. Because you can enjoy world-class performances from some of the greatest variety acts from around the world and all on one stage. You will be able to see the death-defying stunts of acrobats that will make you gasp. People say that The Ultimate Variety Show is like seven shows rolled into one featuring fun, fast-paced specialty acts mixed with daredevil stunts to keep you on the edge of your seat. E! Entertainment calls it the “perfect show for the entire family.” Its duration is little over an hour and the tickets are around $90.
4. Vegas! The Show
This show is a spectacular production taking you back through time, with the story of the legendary entertainers and great performances that made Vegas what it is today. You will be able to see more than 40 singers, dancers, and showgirls, and all in a little over an hour. This is the best way to experience the best of Las Vegas in one fabulous show. Glamorous showgirls, live “big band” orchestra, singing, dancing. Vegas! The Show tells the story of how it all began. The Rat Pack, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Tom Jones, the legends who made Vegas! Tickets are around $100 but you definitely won't regret spending them.
5. The Mentalist
Number five on our list is the show with the name The Mentalist. This show gives you the opportunity to watch Gerry McCambridge perform comedy, magic, and mind-reading live on stage at the amazing 75-minute show. McCambridge has been nominated “Best Magician in Las Vegas” so why not take the chance to see him while in Vegas. He might even bring you on stage and make you do something you never thought of doing before like calling triple7movers.com and move to Vegas. This was a joke but we are not joking when we tell you that if you decide to spend $60 on a ticket for this show you won't regret doing that. McCambridge may have demonstrated his mind reading skills on The Today Show, David Letterman, and CNBC, but there's nothing quite like seeing his amazing skills in real life!
6. Vegas Mob Tour
This isn't a show in Las Vegas but a tour. We can't but to mention it. If you would like to know more about crooked casino owners, notorious mobsters and mysterious murders from your expert guides, dressed in true mobster flair: pinstriped suits and fedoras - this is a show for you. You can glimpse into the dark underbelly of Las Vegas with this Vegas Mob Tour. This is a 2-and-a-half-hour long tour that will leave you shocked. You will be able to visit murder sites and mob hangouts and hear stories about the city's most notorious gangsters from an expert guide. Plus, you get a pizza at the very end. Can it get better?
7. Las Vegas Live Comedy Club
You can discover the best comedians from NY, Chicago, and LA, and comedy aces from HBO, SHOWTIME, and Comedy Central at the Las Vegas Live Comedy Club. The tickets are inexpensive, at around $50. Make this show one of the top things on your to-do list during you stay Las Vegas.
8. Paranormal mind-reading magic
These shows are very popular in Las Vegas. International mentalist Frederic Da Silva returns for his second stint in Las Vegas. Da Silva has been honored with numerous awards for his powerful abilities. Da Silva's afternoon show will leave you guessing as to what is the reality and what is an illusion. He will get inside your head and make predictions that seem unbelievable. You can get these tickets for an amazing $40. It is as fun as seeing iconic bands from NYC.
9. Cher Live
Vegas is the only place where you can see this icon perform live. This is a concert you’ve been dreaming about. All ages are welcome to attend and the tickets start at $100. You will have a lot of fun if you see Cher live. She has an amazing charisma that is very contagious. But if this isn't your kind of evening, there are many music festivals all over the country. But music festivals in Maryland are one of the best.
10. Lionel Richie
Seeing this legend perform live is a once in a lifetime experience. So why not do it? His silky smooth voice and sweet dance moves will get you out of your chair to dance for an hour and a half. Be prepared, the tickets for this show are around $200. But you get the full experience and a memory that will last you forever.
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