Friday, Aug. 24, 2018|2 a.m.
. This one’s for the residents. Next week brings another huge Vegas vacation weekend with Labor Day on Monday, September 3, meaning the Strip’s clubs, dayclubs and concert halls will be loaded with visitors trying to find one last enjoyable summer fling. However these next 3 days are the correct time for Las Vegans to take advantage of the valley’s different entertainment offerings with a little less traveler traffic.
RODRIGO Y GABRIELA Brooklyn Bowl stays of the music-loving local’s preferred performance destinations and this Friday show from among the world’s most popular acoustic instrumental acts is just another reason why. August 24, info at brooklynbowl.com.
JACK WHITE Infamously reclusive artist and actor Tom Waits came out of hiding to go to Jack White’s concert last week in San Francisco. Who understands who will show up to see the enigmatic blues rocker’s second of two programs today at the Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea theater Friday night? August 24, info at cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
LAS VEGAS LIGHTS VS. FRESNO FC You just have six more opportunities to capture a Cashman Field match throughout the Lights’ historic inaugural season and there’s no time like today. Saturday night’s contest against Fresno starts at 8 p.m. and also features pre- and post-match fireworks, plus barbecue at the Zappos Tailgate Party. August 25, info at lasvegaslightsfc.com.
ABBA THE CONCERT If you have actually already seen “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” a couple times this summer season and you’re still hungry for more music, hit the Tropicana Theater Saturday for 21st Century Artists’ long-running ABBA tribute program. From “Dancing Queen” to “Waterloo,” this program will cover all the bases in celebratory fashion. August 25, information at < a href="
https://www.troplv.com/entertainment/abba-the-concert” > troplv.com. ROB ZOMBIE & & MARILYN MANSON The “Twins of Evil: Second Coming” tour reunites these two controversial, genre-bending rock legends at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this weekend. The tour opener in Michigan saw Manson and Zombie covering the Beatles’ “Helter Skelter” and the appearance of at least one huge robot puppet. August 25, details at mgmgrand.com.