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Best Options: Queen & & Adam Lambert, Melissa Etheridge, Shakira and more for your Las Vegas weekend


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From left, Roger Taylor, Adam Lambert and Brian May participate in a news conference at the MGM Resorts air travel garage at McCarran International Airport to kick off Queen + Adam Lambert’s 10-date restricted engagement, ‘The Crown Jewels,’ on August 28, 2018 in Las Vegas. The group will play 10 dates at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas beginning on September 1, 2018.

Friday, Aug. 31, 2018|2 a.m.

It’s a huge show weekend on the Strip (and downtown, too) anchored by huge shows from three of music’s leading ladies. A special new minimal engagement begins at Park Theater too, so do some checking out to discover the sounds that are best for you throughout this late-summer holiday weekend.

MELISSA ETHERIDGE The Downtown Rocks complimentary show series at the Fremont Street Experience’s 3rd Street Stage brings critical and commercial success Melissa Etheridge and her special brand name of rootsy, scratchy rock to the heart of the city for Labor Day weekend. August 31, info at vegasexperience.com.

MARIAH CAREY: THE BUTTERFLY RETURNS Five Grammys, nine American Music Awards, the Billboard Artist of the Years award and the World Music Awards’ “World’s Finest Selling Female Artist of the Millennium” honor. Those are simply some of the awards Mariah Carey gives her new program at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, which started in July and returns for six shows beginning Friday. August 31-September 2, info at thecolosseum.com.

SHAKIRA The Colombian-born, international pop superstar needed to postpone her trip last year to take care of some singing cable concerns. Now Shakira is back onstage on a grand scale for the very first time in seven years in support of her 2017 album “El Dorado.” The tour/dance party touches down on the Strip Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. September 1, information at mgmresorts.com. QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT Still champs of the world, Queen (with original members Brian May and Roger Taylor) teams with significant vocal skills of Adam Lambert for a 10-show run at Park Theater starting Saturday. It will be interesting to see how this supergroup fits its arena-sized spectacle into the more intimate environment at Park MGM. September 1-2, info at parkmgm.com. E-40 The Bay Area rap legend drops into Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq Boardwalk for a hip-hop celebration sure to be the hot spot on Sunday night. September 2, information at brooklynbowl.com.

Queen & & Adam Lambert to rock 10 programs at Park Theater


Brent N. Clarke/AP Adam Lambert (left) and Brian May are all set for the Park Theater phase.

Monday, May 7, 2018|6 a.m.

Queen & & Adam Lambert will play a 10-date limited engagement called “The Crown Jewels” at Park MGM’s Park Theater September 1-22 with tickets ranging from $79 to $350. Tickets will go on sale May 11 at 10 a.m. at ticketmaster.com. Members of Queen’s and Adam Lambert’s fan clubs will have the ability to purchase tickets on May 8 and M life Benefits members and Live Nation and Ticketmaster clients will have access to a pre-sale starting May 9 at 10 a.m.

. The renowned British rock group initially led by Freddie Mercury with Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon initially teamed with American Idol alum Lambert in 2009 for an Idol ending. Their first live collaboration can be found in 2012 in Kiev and their continuing musical collaboration has actually led to more than 150 shows around the world consisting of Las Vegas for a trip stop last June at T-Mobile Arena. The supergroup was recognized as Band of the Year at the 10th yearly Classic Rock & & Roll of Honor awards and Best Live Band of the Year in Ultimate Classic Rock’s reader’s poll.

Queen & & Adam Lambert’s exploring band includes Lambert on vocals, Might on guitar and Taylor on drums with Spike Edney on keyboards, Neil Fairclough on bass and Tyler Warren on percussion.

Best choices: Ricky Martin, Queen & & Adam Lambert, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Denise Truscello Ricky Martin is bringing his “Jailhouse Rock”-type thing back to the Park Theater.

cosmopolitanlasvegas.com. RICKY MARTIN: ALL IN In between gigs at his brand-new residency at the Park Theater at the Monte Carlo, Ricky Martin’s been busy filming FX series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Criminal activity Story with Edgar Ramirez and Penelope Cruz. That’s what you call a hot streak. His next Vegas run starts now and runs into July. June 23, 24, 27 and 29, July 1 and 2, information at 888-529-4828 or montecarlo.com. INCREDIBLE LAS VEGAS COMIC CON Deadpool creator Rob Liefield, Batman TELEVISION series Catwomen Julie Newmar and Lee Meriwether, Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew and Marvel king Stan Lee are amongst the prominent visitors at this year’s local comic con at Westgate Las Vegas. Excelsior! June 23-25, information at amazingcomiccon.com. QUEEN & ADAM LAMBERT The active members of the legendary British band (Roger Taylor and Brian Might) have actually been performing with vibrant vocalist Adam Lambert because 2011, so it’s simple to forget they all fulfilled when Lambert was an entrant on American Idol. Just wait until you see and hear this version of Queen doing “Bohemian Rhapsody.” June 24, details at 702-692-1600 or t-mobilearena. com. BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY We may not remain in the middle of a swing music renaissance like the one from the mid-1990s, however Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has a Vegas connection that’s classic. The Southern California band’s sound was an essential component in the 1996 movie Swingers, which gave the city among its unofficial party slogans: “Vegas, baby. Vegas!” They appeared to carry out in the film, too, and on Saturday night they’ll rock the poolside M Pavilion at the M Resort. June 24, information at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.

Miranda Lambert sings at little club 2 days after announcing split


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Day 2 of the inaugural Path 91 Harvest c and w festival with headliner Miranda Lambert on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at MGM Resorts Town.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015|9:01 p.m.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– Country star Miranda Lambert jumped onstage and sang at a small club in Nashville, Tenn., two days after announcing her divorce from other half Blake Shelton.

The Grammy-winning singer was all smiles Wednesday night as she joined her good friend and singer Ashley Monroe in singing “Heart Like Mine,” which she co-wrote with Monroe.

The show was a preview of Monroe’s forthcoming album, “The Blade,” and nation artists consisting of Vince Gill and Phillip Sweet of Little Big Town also populated the small club.

Lambert, 31, and Shelton, 39, revealed their divorce Monday after 4 years of marriage. Lambert spent the majority of the night singing along from the crowd till Monroe invited her up to take part in her encore performance.

Lambert and Shelton are amongst nation’s most popular vocalists. Both get ratings of awards annually.