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Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 | 2 a.m.
Lots of Las Vegas production shows are returning this week but there’s still plenty of room for major music headliners to bring big-time live performances to the weekend docket. Catch your favorite sounds at these upcoming concerts, whether you’re visiting a theater, stadium, intimate showroom or a beach in the desert.
GUNS N’ ROSES Another week, another massive event at Allegiant Stadium. This time it’s Guns N’ Roses and Mammoth WVH taking over the mega-venue on Friday night, the first supersized rock concert at the home of the Raiders. August 27, allegiantstadium.com.
DEBBIE GIBSON & JOEY MCINTYRE Two of the biggest pop stars from the 1980s — Las Vegas resident and “Only in My Dreams” singer Debbie Gibson and New Kids on the Block member Joey McIntyre — team up at the Venetian’s Sands Showroom for a nostalgic run through hits, memories and more. The duo will be back for four more shows next month if you can’t catch them this time around. August 27-29, venetianlasvegas.com.
BRUNO MARS This pair of residency shows from Bruno Mars are the postponed events from July 23 and 24, so it might be harder than usual to find tickets. But do what you can because he doesn’t currently have more dates on the books at Park Theater. August 27-28, parkmgm.com.
SWING IT GIRLS & DOO-WOP KINGS The diverse dinner shows continue at the recently opened Nevada Room at Commercial Center. This weekend brings a musical team-up of local a capella all-stars the Doo-Wop Kings with the throwback harmonies of the Swing It Girls, a combination sure to take you back to the old days. August 27-28, vegasnevadarooms.com.
CAIFANES The 11-acre tropical wonderland that is the Mandalay Bay Beach has been hosting its acclaimed concert series for months now and next up is Mexico City rock powerhouse Caifanes, a group that has been deftly blending genres since its inception in the 1980s. August 28, mandalaybay.com.
MORRISSEY The rescheduled mini-residency from the provocative alt-pop legend finally lands at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace this week, continuing through September 5. August 28-29, caesars.com.