Bryan Steffy Lionel Richie receives the Keys to the Strip at Zappos Theater on August 14.
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018|2 a.m.
. A few of the biggest names in music converge on and around the Strip this weekend. Discover your favorite sound and take it all in.
REBA, BROOKS & & DUNN Reba McEntire will join fellow Las Vegas Strip resident headliner Cher in getting the Kennedy Center Formality in December, an event that will be transmitted in a two-hour CBS unique the day after Christmas. Capture Reba with her c and w friends Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace for two shows this weekend and three more this month. Aug. 17-18, info at thecolosseum.com.
LIONEL RICHIE The four-time Grammy winner and hit-making device existed with the Keys to the Strip today at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood, the house of his “All The Hits” resident production. Richie is concluding his Vegas gig this year with programs this weekend, Aug. 21-28 and Oct. 3-20. Aug. 17-18, information at < a href="
https://www.caesars.com/planet-hollywood/shows/lionel_richie” > caesars.com. THE GIPSY KINGS Constantly anchored by the musical Reyes and Baliardo households, the Gipsy Kings bring their ingenious blend of Flamenco, Latin jazz, salsa and pop rhythms to Encore Theater for 2 efficiencies. Aug. 17-18, details at wynnlasvegas.com.
NIALL HORAN The 24-year-old singer/songwriter behind hits “Slow Hands,” “This Town” and “Too Much To Ask” has actually formally cleared the ex-boy-band hurdle and is moving in his own direction. His Flicker World Tour brings him to the Pearl at the Palms Saturday night, with support from country-pop phenom Maren Morris (” The Middle”). Aug. 18, info at palms.com.
LLOYD Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on the Linq Boardwalk launches its new Neo Soul Series Saturday with a concert from New Orleans-born R&B singer Lloyd (” Get It Shawty,” “You”) plus regional openers Cameron Calloway and B. Rose. Aug. 18, details at brooklynbowl.com.