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MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

GEORGE STRAIT WITH SPECIAL GUEST MARTINA MCBRIDE
The King of Country will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Feb. 4. George Strait has the most No. 1 singles of any artist in history including Elvis (57 to date inclusive of all charts). He’s sold nearly 69 million records and with 33 platinum or multi-platinum albums has the most RIAA platinum certifications in country music and the third in all genres, behind The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Strait has invited an award-winning country music superstar to join him on stage – Martina McBride.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 4
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $115, $89.75 and $63.50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino).  Tickets are limited to six (6) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

VICTOR ORTIZ VS. ANDRE BERTO II
In April 2011, Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto gave boxing fans one of the best fights of the year as Ortiz took home the WBC Welterweight Championship in a 12-round win over Berto. These two rugged and determined fighters will meet once again Saturday, Feb. 11 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Ortiz-Berto rematch marks the first time that SHOWTIME and CBS will join forces in support of a boxing event televised live on SHOWTIME.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 11
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $300, $150, $100 and $50
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

311
Every two years on March 11 the multi-platinum group 311 holds a special concert event attracting thousands of fans worldwide.  The event is typically held in New Orleans and as a result, the Mayor of New Orleans officially proclaimed March 11 as “311 Day.” However, this year’s “311 Day” concert will move to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for two special performances Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11. With its fusion of rock, reggae and hip-hop, the band has released 10 studio albums, one live album and three DVDs, selling more than 8.5 million units in the U.S. The band’s most recent album is 2011’s Universal Pulse featuring the hit single “Sunset in July.”

Date: Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $135 and $102 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: One ticket is good for both show nights.
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino).  Tickets are limited to six (6) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

NEIL DIAMOND
Musical icon Neil Diamond, a 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and Kennedy Center Honoree, will take his greatest hits on the road with a highly anticipated North American tour and a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Sept. 1. The 2012 tour will feature all of Diamond’s classic favorites including “Forever In Blue Jeans,” “Cherry, Cherry,” “Sweet Caroline,” “I’m A Believer,” “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon, ” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,” “Red, Red Wine” and “America,” among others. With a musical career spanning nearly five decades, Diamond has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide, 16 Top 10 albums and 37 Top 10 singles.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $135, $85, and $45 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Grand box office outlet and all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.  Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician and illusionist David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his latest stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield was named “our era’s giant of magic” by The New York Times.

Dates: January 6 – 10; January 19 – 30; February 7 – March 4
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. matinee performances Saturdays only
Price: $99.99, $79.99 and $69.99 (not including tax and handling fee). Meet-and-greet VIP packages which include front row seating and a souvenir photo are available for $199 (matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances only).
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.comor www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or
(702) 891-7777.

DREW CAREY’S IMPROV-A-GANZA
Stand-up comic, producer and writer Drew Carey returns to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand February 2 – 5 with the Improv All-Stars, a group of talented actors and comedians who will make audiences laugh out loud in their seats. Along with the dynamic, Improv All-Stars cast, an occasional surprise guest star joins him onstage for a lively, unrehearsed, no-holds-barred show with audience participation.

Dates: February 2 – 5
Times: 9 p.m. nightly
Price: $89, $79 and $69 (including tax and handling fee)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (800) 929-1111 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL®
Cirque du Soleil® is world renowned for presenting an innovative blend of traditional circus arts and theatrical performance. With KÀ, Cirque du Soleil® has taken the genre to a new level – introducing martial arts, puppetry, interactive projections and pyrotechnics to create an epic tale of groundbreaking proportions.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Dark Days: January 17 – 28
Price: Tickets start at $69 (plus tax and service fees)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/ka or www.mgmgrand.com, or by calling
(866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

MGM GRAND’S CRAZY HORSE PARIS CABARET

MGM GRAND’S CRAZY HORSE PARIS
MGM Grand continues its tradition of bringing world-class entertainment to Las Vegas with a first from Paris: “MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris,” a show direct from one of the finest nightspots in the world, the original Crazy Horse. Since 1951, Crazy Horse has been famous for its productions celebrating beautiful women and the art of the nude. All 13 dancers in “MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris” are members of the original Paris dance troupe. Trained in ballet, the dancers perfectly integrate sensuous, provocative choreography as their bodies are bathed in richly colored and textured lighting designs. MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

Dates: Wednesday – Monday
Dark: Tuesday
Times: 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Note: Crazy Horse Paris’ regularly scheduled show at 10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27 has been canceled.
Prices: $60.50 and $50.50 (all inclusive)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or
(702) 891-7777. Guests must be 18 years of age or older to attend.

 

NIGHTLIFE

STUDIO 54
Studio 54 is a high-energy nightclub comprised of two levels, four bars, one main dance floor, movable go-go cages and an exclusive VIP lounge. The venue is covered with notable memorabilia including celebrity/VIP photographs from the original Studio 54 in New York City, and the famous Studio 54 Moon hanging over the dance floor.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Hours: Opens at 10 p.m.
Note: Studio 54 will close its doors Saturday, Feb. 4.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7254 for more information.

TABÚ ULTRA LOUNGE
Tabú Ultra Lounge is a chic, cosmopolitan ultra lounge offering the finest in beauty, sophistication, service, drink and design. Tabú’s model servers provide tableside mixology, fine bottle service and signature cocktails. From dynamic images bouncing on every surface, to tables with living, breathing imagery, Tabú strokes each of the senses but leaves everything to the imagination.

Dates: Friday – Monday
Hours: Opens at 10 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Table reservations complete with bottle service are available. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact:                                 Call (702) 891-7183 for more information.

VIDA! AT DIEGO
Diego, MGM Grand’s trendy Mexican eatery, turns up the heat every Friday and Saturday with Vida! Las Vegas’ Latin flavored dance party, Vida! combines the best in Latin music and modern flair as top Latin DJs spin the latest in Reggaeton, Spanish pop and rock and Cumbia beats. Vida! also features a twist on traditional bottle service as guests are treated to tableside cart service where mixologists create specialty concoctions and signature margaritas.

Dates: Friday and Saturday
Hours: Opens at 11:30 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information.

CENTRIFUGE
MGM Grand offers guests a chance to be the center of attention at Centrifuge, the 77-seat bar featuring live entertainment and an innovative drink menu. The bar comes alive nightly with a progressive music program and numerous freestyle and choreographed dance numbers. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing them with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louise Treize baccarat crystal bottles. Fruit-infused spirits include the Kentucky Peach served with peach-infused Woodford Reserve Bourbon, peach nectar, fresh sour and ginger ale and the Frida with strawberry pineapple-infused Patron tequila, lime and citronage.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: No cover charge. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.

WEST WING BAR
The West Wing Bar provides a secluded place to hang out, meet before an evening of dining and entertainment or wind down with a nightcap. West Wing Bar is open daily at 4 p.m. with a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

 

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is now available at MGM Grand in the hometown of the original top-rated “CSI” television series – Las Vegas.  A challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction, CSI: The Experience places guests in the role of crime scene investigator as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries. The average experience lasts between 60 and 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (last entry at 9 p.m.)
Prices: $30 per person (12 years and older); $23 per person (ages 4-11); second and third re-entries are priced at $15 and $10 for adults and children, respectively, with proof of prior admission; Family packs of four (two adults and two children under 11 years of age) are available for $75.
***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount on admission.
Additional Information: CSI: The Experience is designed for guests 12 years of age or older.  Multimedia portions of the exhibit are presented in English with Spanish subtitles. For more information, call MGM Grand at (702) 891-7006 or go online to www.mgmgrand.com or www.csiexhibit.com.

***Guests can choose three attractions from eight venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at participating box offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling (866) 606-7111.

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