Allegiant Stadium Illenium performance
Las Vegas has some of the best theaters for music and entertainment experiences. AEG Presents continues to create next level audience experiences with performances by Katy Perry, Celine Dion, Elton John, and many other greats as the brand celebrates 20 years in Las Vegas on March 25.
The company exlusively books shows for Resorts World Theatre, The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas while periodically booking at other venues. Here is a closer look at some of the standout spaces for music and entertainment in Las Vegas.
The Rolling Stones set a record $12.8 million in ticket sales here while Illenium is remembered for the featured three-set trilogy show. Currently Allegiant Stadium is home to the Las Vegas Raiders and music tours including Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour and Beyoncé’s Renaissance World Tour. This stadium is an epicenter of local culture with countless food and beverage options to enjoy.
Mariah Carey at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South | Website
AEG Presents organized Celine Dion’s long and memorable run on this stage. The Colosseum at Caesars Palace has hosted over 10.3 Million fans over the sixteen years. Since 2005 this famous stage has been awarded "Top Live Entertainment Venue Worldwide" by Billboard and has racked up over $1.4 Billion in ticket revenue.
Dolby Live is an intimate yet prominent indoor amphitheater located at the Park MGM casino hotel. AEG Presents has brought Cher’s extended production to this stage. This swanky venue features terrace views of the sparkling Strip skyline and the Park, seven bars and premium bottle service availability.
Comedian Jim Gaffigan at Encore Theater3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South | Website
Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas matches the grandeur feel of the Wynn while offering an array of comedic acts, musical displays and entertaining productions. This location was crowned the highest-grossing theater with a capacity of under three-thousand in 2022 by Billboard. This achievement is largely attributed to the ongoing performances from musician Lionel Richie and comedians Jim Gaffigan and Sebastian Maniscalco.
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MGM Grand Garden Arena filled to the brim3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South | Website
From boxing to award shows and Grammy award winning musical spectacles, MGM Grand Garden Arena puts on quite a show. Seating as many as fourteen-thousand, AEG Presents has booked shows at this landmark including Paul Simon and Hugh Jackman.
Katy Perry at Resorts World Theatre in Las Vegas3000 Las Vegas Blvd. South | Website
A new hub in Las Vegas, Resorts World Theatre at Resorts World Las Vegas mixes luxury and technological innovation for state-of-the-art viewings and sounds. This space was named top venue for a capacity of 5,000 or less by Billboard in 2022 and includes special access bars, private lounges and a host of exciting amenities. The current lineup includes Luke Bryan, Kevin Hart, David Blaine and Katy Perry with Carrie Underwood to return in June.
Journey at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas4455 Paradise Rd. | Website
Known originally as The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel, AEG Presents renovated and reopened The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in place of The Joint. This flashy theater has welcomed a plethora of headline-making historic performances including Santana’s shows as the first-ever rock ‘n’ roll residency in Las Vegas, Journey, Guns N’ Roses and Mötley Crüe. This theater has successfully maintained its rocker feel and high-energy setting.
AEG Presents and MGM Resorts partnered together to bring to life this massive twenty-thousand seat arena featuring an upper-deck nightclub, two private clubs and club seating. Guns N’ Roses reunited back on the stage here in 2016 and currently hosts an assorted lineup of sports and music shows such as Stevie Nicks’ upcoming performance. T-Mobile Arena offers exclusive VIP experiences such as Hyde Lounge, the Avion Tequila Terrace and the Stella Artois Lounge.
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Las Vegas venues have something for everyone from musical extravaganzas, showstopper performances from today's hottest headliners and comedic acts. For 20 years, AEG Presents has brought audiences peak entertainment experiences for unforgettable memories, solidifying their presence in the city. These nine spots are must-visits for live entertainment lovers in Las Vegas.
Photography by: By Kabik; By Mike Kirschbaum; By Denise Trunello; By Al Powers; By Tory Kooyman; Courtesy of Resorts World; Courtesy of Francis and Francis