Friday, Feb. 9, 2018|2 a.m.
There’ll be no need to commemorate a ridiculous midweek Valentine’s Day if you take that special someone on a huge Vegas date to see among these megawatt acts this weekend.
BACKSTREET YOUNG BOYS: LARGER THAN LIFE Let Nick, Howie, Brian, Kevin and AJ serenade you and yours throughout their over-the-top stage production at the Axis at World Hollywood, a loud and vibrant concert occasion stacked with sugary pop hits like “I Desired It That Way” and “Forming of My Heart.” The program goes on Feb. 14, 16 and 17. Feb. 9-10, details at < a href="
https://www.caesars.com/planet-hollywood/shows/backstreet-boys” target=” _ blank” > caesars.com. DIANA ROSS: UNLIMITED MEMORIES If you close your eyes during among the programs in this month-long residency at Wynn’s Repetition Theater, you’ll swear you’re back in the Motown or disco periods– that’s the type of shape the perpetually girlish diva’s voice is in. Open your eyes and find she’s simply as glamorous and incredible as ever, still thrilling and lovely her audience at age 73. You’ll never forgive yourself if you miss this program. Feb. 9-10, info at < a href=" http://www.wynnlasvegas.com/Entertainment/DianaRoss" target="
_ blank “> wynnlasvegas.com. ELTON JOHN: THE MILLION DOLLAR PIANO Speaking of never ever forgiving yourself … Elton John’s acclaimed residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace will see its last show on May 17. That indicates you have 11 programs this month and 16 in the spring to capture the pop legend do his thing on the Strip, and it’s more crucial now that he’s revealed his upcoming retirement from visiting. Feb. 9-11, information at < a href=" http://www.thecolosseum.com/events/detail/337314" target=“
_ blank” > thecolosseum.com. Related material LOVE AFFAIR CONCERT Funk, soul and R&B favorites GQ, Zapp, The Delfonics, Tierra, Atlantic Starr, the Force MDs, The Deele, Heatwave, The Chi-Lites and The Floaters collaborate for this evening of romantic grooves at the Orleans Arena, brought to you by Traditional 105.7 FM radio. Feb. 10, information at < a href=" http://www.orleansarena.com/events" target=" _
blank” > orleansarena.com. LAS VEGAS PHILHARMONIC “Sounds From Golden” at the Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall starts with Donato Cabrera carrying out Las Vegas composer Michael Torke’s “Sylvan.” Then violinist Alexi Kenney joins for Robert Schumann’s only violin concerto, followed by a finale of Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7.” Feb. 10, information at lvphil.org.