Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 | 2 a.m.
From a beautiful dance collaboration to an army of athletic musclemen (and women) duking it out in the squared circle, Las Vegas really does have something for everyone this weekend. You can also get off the Strip for a bloody adventure into a horror classic or some sweet grooves from your favorite R&B girl group.
WWE SMACKDOWN Kofi Kingston, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan are among the wrestling superstars on the card for the latest edition of Smackdown to hit the Strip. Catch all the action at T-Mobile Arena Friday night. October 11, info at t-mobilearena.com.
JOURNEY The wheels keep on turning for this classic rock act, which has been touring steadily for more than 10 years now with lead singer Arnel Pineda. The current powerhouse lineup of guitarist Neal Schon, keyboardist Jonathan Cain, drummer Steve Smith and bassist Ross Valory opened Journey’s second Las Vegas residency run at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace Wednesday night with a deafening rock spectacular. The show continues through October 26 and will return in December. October 11-12, info at caesars.com.
EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL This immersive, creepy, and definitely funny touring production is taking over The Space all month long, so if you’re a fan of the cult film series or just looking to get your Halloween vibes installed early, get your tickets right away. October 11-13, info at thespacelv.com.
EN VOGUE The effortlessly smooth and sultry R&B group known for unforgettable hits like “Free Your Mind,” “Hold On” and “Never Gonna Get It” just released new album “Electric Café” last year. En Vogue has hit the road again and the trio of Terry Ellis, Cindy Herron-Braggs and Rhona Bennett play the Cannery Saturday night. October 12, info at cannerycasino.com.
BEYOND THE STAGE: A CHOREOGRAPHERS’ SHOWCASE Be sure to catch one of the final two shows of this year’s innovative collaboration between Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil, taking over the Mystére Theater at Treasure Island. More than 60 artists from both companies work together under the direction of 16 local choreographers to create a slew of original dance pieces that you can only witness this weekend. October 12-13, info at nevadaballet.org.