Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 22-23

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Mr. Warmth, Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 22-23

Don Rickles

Returning for his 57th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom on Oct. 22 and 23.

Frequently known by the nicknames “The Merchant of Venom” and “Mr. Warmth,” Rickles’ style of comedy is never mean-spirited and all part of his act. It has been said that being “zinged” by Rickles is like “wearing a badge of honor.”

Rickles took his first step toward national fame in 1957, when he spotted Frank Sinatra in the audience at a nightclub in Miami Beach. The still-unknown Rickles eyed Sinatra and said, “I just saw your movie, ‘The Pride and the Passion,’ and I want to tell you, the cannon was great. Make yourself at home, Frank. Hit somebody.” Sinatra, whose pet name for Rickles was “bullet-head,” enjoyed Rickles so much that he returned to see him when he was performing in Los Angeles, and encouraged other celebrities to see his act. Rickles soon became the “in” comic among Hollywood stars, who flocked to see him to become a target of his insults. Sinatra’s continuing support helped Rickles become a popular performer in Las Vegas, where he first started in 1959, and has been a headliner ever since.

Shortly after being discovered by Sinatra, Rickles made his acting debut in 1958’s “Run Silent Run Deep.”  The movie was a hit, launching Rickles’ career as a movie, television and stage actor.  His still-growing television and film resume includes roles in “Casino,” “Kelly’s Heroes,” “The Rat Race,” all three “Toy Story” films, HBO’s “Tales From the Crypt,” and Bravo’s “My Life on the D-List” with Kathy Griffin. In 2011, he made a surprise appearance in a “cliff-hanger” episode as the “thought-to-be-dead” husband of Betty White’s character on the TV Land comedy “Hot In Cleveland,” with a follow-up appearance later in the season. In 2000, Rickles received one of the highest honors in the entertainment business when he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Rickles has received two Primetime Emmy Awards, including Best Individual Performance in a Variety or Musical for the 2008 HBO special “Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.” In 2009, TV Land honored Rickles with the “Legend Award.” Rickles’ best-selling memoir “Rickles’ Book” was released in 2007, followed by the 2008 title, “Rickles’ Letters.”

In spring 2012, Rickles joined David Letterman as one of the only two performers to receive the prestigious “Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence” at The Comedy Awards, aired on Comedy Central. The award was presented to Rickles by Jon Stewart and Robert DeNiro. In June 2013, Rickles was honored with the Friars Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy at a star-studded awards gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Among those participating in honoring Rickles through their songs or words were Lewis Black, Louis C.K., Natalie Cole, Bob Costas, Tony Danza, Robert DeNiro, Kathy Griffin, Diana Krall, John Mayer, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers, Bob Saget and John Stamos.

The honors continued when a star-studded cast honored Rickles on SPIKE TV’s “One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles” in May 2014. The two-hour special was taped in New York City, Rickles’ hometown, and includes stand-up performances, short films, pre-taped tributes and personal stories as told by Rickles’ closest friends, his co-stars and other comedians he has influenced. The event featured celebrities from the world of comedy, television and the silver screen including Robert DeNiro, Johnny Depp, Tina Fey, Brad Garrett, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Tracy Morgan, Eddie Murphy, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin, Amy Poehler, Ray Romano, Martin Scorsese, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Brian Williams.

In addition to recurring dates in Las Vegas at The Orleans, Rickles continues to be a popular performer in venues throughout the country.

Showtime each evening is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $69.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.284.7777, or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.

About The Orleans Hotel and Casino
Located just minutes from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a Boyd Gaming casino resort featuring more than 1,800 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, a diverse selection of remarkable dining experiences, and chart-topping entertainers performing weekly. With more than $30 million in renovations and enhancements now underway, The Orleans offers a rich resort experience with new dining experiences like Alder & Birch Cocktails and Dining and Ondori Asian Kitchen. The casino floor features all the hottest new slot machines and 60 table games, including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and more. Additional amenities include a 70-lane bowling alley, an 18-screen movie theater, a spa, a poker room, a keno lounge, and a race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at http://www.orleanscasino.com, on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/orleanscasino), and Twitter (@orleanscasino). The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 21 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at http://www.boydgaming.com.

Brad Garrett’s Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Returns to MGM Grand July 2

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BRAD GARRETT’S MAXIMUM HOPE FOUNDATION CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT
RETURNS TO MGM GRAND SATURDAY, JULY 2ND

 

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will host comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor Brad Garrett’s annual Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Saturday, July 2 on the casino floor between Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill and KÀ Theatre. The tournament, which will begin at noon, offers participants the opportunity to play alongside Garrett, Willie Garson (White Collar, Sex and the City) and other celebrities as well as professional poker players. All proceeds from the event will benefit Maximum Hope Foundation.

 

“I am thrilled and humbled once again to host this amazing event with MGM Grand,” said Garrett. “Maximum Hope helps hundreds of families and kids each year as a direct result of this tournament. No parent should have to worry about losing their home or having their electricity turned off while also caring for a child who is battling to survive. I am touched by the story of every family we help, and grateful for every person who attends our event. They literally make it possible for us to continue the incredible work we do.”

 

The poker tournament is a No-Limit Hold’em event requiring an entry fee of $250. Participants will have the opportunity to re-buy within the first two hours of play for an additional $100 or purchase three re-buys in advance for the price of two. There also will be a final add-on available at the conclusion of the two-hour re-buy time period. The winner will take home a guaranteed $10,000 first-place prize, with other prizes being awarded to the final five players. All participants must be 21 years of age or older. Wolfgang Puck will donate a delicious buffet brunch which will be served for the enjoyment of all tournament players between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Garrett will auction off two seats to his private home poker game with Ray Romano with 100% of the selling price going directly to families in need.

 

Founded by Garrett in 2000, Maximum Hope Foundation is a non-profit organization offering urgent financial relief to families caring for a child with a life-limiting illness.  Children with complex medical diagnoses often endure years of treatment, which can cause a huge financial strain for their families.  Working diligently with hospital and hospice social workers, Maximum Hope provides financial help for necessities like rent, utilities, groceries or gas. This immediate, compassionate assistance allows parents to remain focused on what is most important: their child.
For more information about Maximum Hope Foundation or the Charity Poker Tournament, visit MaximumHopeFoundation.org.

 

Brad Garrett’s Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Returns to MGM Grand Sept. 19

BRAD GARRETT’S MAXIMUM HOPE FOUNDATION
CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT RETURNS TO MGM GRAND SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19


MGM Grand Hotel & Casinowill host comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor Brad Garrett’s annual Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Saturday, Sept. 19 on the casino floor between Wolfgang Puck and the KÀ Theatre. The tournament, which will begin at noon, will offer participants the opportunity to play alongside Garrett, other celebrities as well as professional poker players. All proceeds from the event will go to the Maximum Hope Foundation.

“This is my sixth year hosting the poker tournament to benefit Maximum Hope, a small grassroots foundation I started 15 years ago,” stated Garrett. “Eighty-five cents from every dollar we raise goes to helping families who are facing their darkest days as they care for a child with a life-limiting illness. Even the smallest donation can help one of our many families with the daily necessities that so many of us take for granted.”

The poker tournament is a No-Limit Hold’em event requiring an entry fee of $250. Participants will have the opportunity to re-buy within the first two hours of play for an additional $100. There also will be a final add-on available at the conclusion of the two-hour re-buy time period.  The winner will take home a guaranteed $10,000 first-place prize. All participants must be 21 years of age or older.

Founded by Garrett in 2000, the Maximum Hope Foundation is a non-profit organization offering practical aid to families with a child under the age of 18, diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. The Foundation works quickly to supply struggling families with practical necessities such as rent, utility payments, groceries, gas and gift cards for everyday items. 

For more information about the Maximum Hope Foundation or the Charity Poker Tournament, visit maximumhopefoundation.org.  

 

MGM Grand Hotel ~ Monthly Entertainment Listings for February 2015

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PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 11 – 14. Some of the nation’s top men’s teams will compete for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. The Pac-12 Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” earning more than 175 NCAA team titles over the past 20 years, and has led the nation in NCAA Championships in 45 of the last 51 years. All tournament games will be televised nationally on the Pac-12 and FOX Sports networks.

Dates: March 11 – March 14
Time: Games will be played beginning at noon Wednesday, March 11.
Prices: Single Session Tickets: TBD
All-session packs: TBD
Buy: All-session packs 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). 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 ticketmaster.com.

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BARRY MANILOW
Barry Manilow will perform Friday, April 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the ONE LAST TIME! tour. The GRAMMY, Tony and Emmy Award-winning musician’s career skyrocketed to superstardom when his mega-hit song “Mandy” topped the charts in 1975. Manilow released his latest album, My Dream Duets, in October 2014. The album debuted at No. 4 and is Manilow’s 15th Top 10 album.

Date: Friday, April 10
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $19.75, $39.75, $79.75, $129.50 and $249.50 (not including applicable service charges)
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 ticketmaster.com.

FLEETWOOD MAC

FLEETWOOD MAC
Fleetwood Mac, who has been performing to sold-out crowds throughout North America, will perform the final show of its critically-acclaimed ON WITH THE SHOW tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, April 11. Fleetwood Mac is currently performing with a five-star lineup including the returning songbird Christine McVie who rejoined the band following a 16-year absence.

Date: Saturday, April 11
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $99.50, $129.50 and $199.50 (not including applicable service charges)
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 ticketmaster.com.

IGGY AZALEA
After igniting a twitter frenzy following her arena tour announcement, GRAMMY-nominated Iggy Azalea’s The Great Escape Tour presented by AEG Live will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, April 25. Azalea will be joined by multi-talented recording artist and actor Nick Jonas. Also joining as support acts are R&B/hip-hop favorites Tinashe and DJ Wizz Kidd.

Date: Saturday, April 25
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $57.50 and $69.50 (not including applicable service charges)
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 ticketmaster.com.

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BETTE MIDLER
Multiple GRAMMY Award-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler will return to the stage for her first major tour in a decade. The Divine Miss M will perform at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, May 22. The tour will feature material from Midler’s iconic career and new album, It’s The Girls!, which features swinging sounds ranging from the WWII-era Andrews Sisters and the ‘60s super-groups like the Supremes and the Shirelles, to ‘90s hit makers TLC.

Date: Friday, May 22
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $95, $135, $210 and $310 (not including applicable service charges)
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 ticketmaster.com.

BEACHER’S MADHOUSE

Guests are taken on a sensory journey into the unconventional world of Beacher’s Madhouse from the moment they enter the 8,500-square-foot performance theatre. Jeff Beacher, who Rolling Stone magazine declared the “Best Showman on The Strip,” is best known for his ability to push the boundaries of entertainment and fantasy. The venue has been a favorite of some of the world’s most notable A-list celebrities including Johnny Depp, Mick Jagger, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest, among others.

Dates/Time: Friday – Saturday: Opens at 10:30 p.m.
Dark: Sunday – Thursday
Prices: $75 and $125 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); VIP packages beginning at $175 include front row table seating and complimentary bottle of vodka or champagne.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com, ticketmaster.com or beachersmadhouse.com, or by calling (702) 891-3577.

DAVID COPPERFIELD THEATER

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat David Copperfield Theater with his stage production An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: February 3 – 28
March 1 – 3; 11 – 31
April 1 – 26
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call home in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout 2015 with many of his colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Saturday – Wednesday
Dark: Thursday and Friday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Dark Date: Sunday, Feb. 1
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or www.mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Afrojack, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, DVBBS and Don Diablo among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 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) 891-3838 for more information

HAKKASAN THURSDAYS
Hakkasan Nightclub prides itself on its ability to create unrivaled experiences for its guests. With the launch of its signature industry event Hakkasan Thursdays, the nightspot opens both its main room and Ling Ling Club each week as international DJs bring the latest in electronic music and open-format beats to clubgoers.

ENTERTAINMENT LOUNGES AND DINING

TAP
TAP is a high-energy restaurant and sports bar where guests can enjoy the latest sporting events while surrounded by sports history. Every seat in the 220-seat restaurant offers a prime view of the biggest games broadcast live on TAP’s 60 HD flat-screen televisions. One-of-a-kind items collected from events held in Las Vegas, known for hosting many of the world’s biggest sporting events, are displayed throughout the space.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. 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 an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. Mix and mingle with artisanal cocktails in the intimate non-smoking lounge which features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

ROUGE
With sleek chrome accents and Ferrari Red furnishings, this bar and hot spot offers a place where you can quench more than your thirst. A sophisticated staff serves an array of exquisite cocktails, champagnes, fine wines and specialty beers. Live entertainment is offered Tuesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

KÀ LOUNGE
Located at the KÀ Theatre lobby, experience live music and show characters while sipping on handcrafted cocktails.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Hours: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 45 – 60 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4 – 11); second re-entry is priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16 with proof of prior admission; not including service fees, Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
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.comor csiexhibit.com.

Updated Performance Schedule for Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at MGM Grand

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UPDATED PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE FOR BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB AT MGM GRAND

 

Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club
Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear with many of his colleagues multiple times throughout 2014. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

 

Dates:                  Nightly
Time:                   8 p.m.
Prices:                 $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)

 

Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are September 27 – 28 and November 17 – 23.

 

Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

Legendary “Mr. Warmth” Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom October 11-12

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Legendary “Mr. Warmth” Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom October 11-12

Continuing his record-breaking 55th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally renowned comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles is set to perform at The Orleans Showroom October 11 and 12.

Frequently known by the nicknames “The Merchant of Venom” and “Mr. Warmth,” Rickles’ style of comedy is never mean-spirited and all part of his act. It has been said that being “zinged” by Rickles is like “wearing a badge of honor” – one Johnny Depp lamented never receiving during his speech as part of SPIKE TV’s “One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles,” that aired in May 2014.

The two-hour special was taped in New York City, Rickles’ hometown, and includes stand-up performances, short films, pre-taped tributes and personal stories as told by Rickles’ closest friends, his co-stars and other comedians he has influenced.  The event featured luminaries from the world of comedy, television and the silver screen including Bill Cosby, Robert DeNiro, Johnny Depp, Tina Fey, Brad Garrett, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman, Tracy Morgan, Eddie Murphy, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin, Amy Poehler, Ray Romano, Martin Scorsese, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart and Brian Williams.

Rickles took his first step toward national fame in 1957, when Rickles spotted Frank Sinatra in the audience at a nightclub in Miami Beach. The still-unknown Rickles eyed Sinatra and said, “I just saw your movie, ‘The Pride and the Passion,’ and I want to tell you, the cannon was great. Make yourself at home, Frank. Hit somebody.” Sinatra, whose pet name for Rickles was “bullet-head,” enjoyed Rickles so much that he returned to see him when he was performing in Los Angeles, and encouraged other celebrities to see his act. Rickles soon became the “in” comic among Hollywood stars, who flocked to see him to become a target of his insults.  Sinatra’s continuing support helped Rickles become a popular performer in Las Vegas, where he first started in 1959, and has been a headliner ever since.

Shortly after being discovered by Sinatra, Rickles made his acting debut in 1958’s “Run Silent Run Deep.”  The movie was a hit, launching Rickles towards a celebrated career as a movie, television and stage actor.  His still-growing television and film resume includes roles in “Casino,” “Kelly’s Heroes,” “The Rat Race,” all three “Toy Story” films, HBO’s “Tales From the Crypt,” and Bravo’s “My Life on the D-List” with Kathy Griffin. In 2011, he made a surprise appearance in a “cliff-hanger” episode as the “thought-to-be-dead” husband of Betty White’s character on the TV Land comedy “Hot In Cleveland,” with a follow-up appearance later in the season. He recently appeared on Showtime’s new series, “Inside Comedy,” where fellow comedian David Steinberg interviewed him.  In 2000, Rickles received one of the highest honors in the entertainment business when he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Rickles has received two Primetime Emmy® Awards, including Best Individual Performance in a Variety or Musical for the 2008 HBO special “Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project.” In 2009, TV Land honored Rickles with the “Legend Award.”  Rickles’ best-selling memoir “Rickles’ Book” was released in 2007, followed by the 2008 title, “Rickles’ Letters.”

In spring 2012, Rickles joined David Letterman as one of the only two performers to receive the prestigious “Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence” at The Comedy Awards, aired on Comedy Central. The award was presented to Rickles by Jon Stewart and Robert DeNiro. In June 2013, Rickles was honored with the Friars Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Comedy at a star-studded awards gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. Among those participating in honoring Don through their songs or words were Lewis Black, Louis C.K., Natalie Cole, Bob Costas, Tony Danza, Robert DeNiro, Kathy Griffin, Diana Krall, John Mayer, Bob Newhart, Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers, Bob Saget and John Stamos.

In addition to recurring dates in Las Vegas at The Orleans, Rickles continues to be a popular performer in venues throughout the country.

Showtime each evening is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $79.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.365.7075, or visiting www.orleanscasino.com.
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About The Orleans Hotel and Casino
Located at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., The Orleans includes more than a dozen restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater, 70-lane bowling center, 827-seat showroom featuring theater-style seating, and a 9,500-seat Orleans Arena. The property has a 135,000-square foot casino with 60 table games including Blackjack-21, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow. Guests will also find more than 2,800 slot and video poker machines. Additionally, The Orleans includes a keno lounge and race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at www.orleanscasino.com. The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming.  Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 16 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Mississippi, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.

VIDEO / PHOTOS / RECAP: #MansionParty at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. Brings Memorial Day Weekend Festivities to New Heights

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Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas celebrated Memorial Day Weekend in style with a three-day #MansionParty featuring a number of unexpected surprises and celebrity sightings. Notable names in attendance throughout the weekend included Carlton Gebbia of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Thursday, May 22); Shania TwainDavid Copperfield and celebrity blogger Perez Hilton (Friday, May 23); and comedian Brad Garrett (Saturday, May 24).

 

#MansionParty at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. was a specially created event for the long holiday weekend featuring entertainment in every room of the Mansion-like venue, unique bottle service presentations, beats by resident DJ Wiki, a smorgasbord of late night feasting options, a special Midnight show and impromptu entertainment and guest interactions from Vegas Nocturne cast members.

 

A rebirth of the social club, Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is a modern twist on clubs of the night—a truly communal venue, where the experience lies not only with the power of production, but within the excitement of improvisation. This new venue delivers an unexpected mash-up featuring world-class partner Coastal Luxury Management, curating food and beverage, and entertainment partner Spiegelworld, creators of the anchor live entertainment inside Rose. Rabbit. Lie., Vegas Nocturne.  Rose. Rabbit. Lie. is open Wednesday through Saturday with doors opening for dining and bars at 5:30 p.m.; Vegas Nocturne plays two distinct shows at 7:30 and 9:30 each night; nightlife begins at 11 p.m. with a special show at Midnight; and The Club and after-hours dining stay open until 4 a.m.

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**RECAP** Breakfast at Piffany’s Raises $4,490 for Launch Weekend at Rose. Rabbit. Lie.

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This past weekend, Rose. Rabbit. Lie. at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas debuted a new chapter of amusement with the launch of Breakfast at Piffany’s.

 

The inaugural evening kicked off on Wednesday, April 30.  As midnight approached, an intimate crowd converged inside the Study at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. where attendees were greeted by the hosts of this late night affair – Piff the Magic Dragon and his Chihuahua sidekick Mr. Piffles.

As the night’s emcee, Piff thrusts his guests into a mystical world of hilarious trivia and tableside magic topped with an expert sleight of hand.  The duo both dazzled and harmlessly harassed guests with astounding illusions and competitions for points and prizes. Everyone is encouraged to participate and dine on the special late night dragon fare.  Concluding this evening of mayhem is a boisterous live auction that unfolds as guests bid for a delectable croissant, with all proceeds benefitting Communities In Schools of Nevada (www.cisnevada.org), which ended up being sold for $1,300.  All those who win the mouth-watering flaky treat join the exclusive Croissant Consortium, with the highest all-time bidder having their photo framed and placed on the shelves of the Study.

 

In all, a total of $4,490 was raised from nightly auctions for the croissant during the grand opening weekend of Breakfast at Piffany’s.  On Friday, May 2 comedian Brad Garrett along with a second guest split the coveted pastry with a combined winning bid of $1,400, but not until a man from Garrett’s team and a dainty woman with deceptively dexterous digits from another team attempted a thumb war for the top spot.  The following evening, Las Vegas Sun and Vegas Deluxe columnist / television personality Robin Leach, Communities In Schools of Nevada Board President Susie Lee, CEO of Palms Casino Resort Dan Lee, and Ellis and Yvette Landau all split the prize with a combined bid of $1,750 – the highest raised thus far.

Breakfast at Piffany’s is a complimentary experience taking place every Wednesday – Saturday from midnight until 1 a.m. in the Study at Rose. Rabbit. Lie., and is available by reservation only.  Delicacies such as Piff’s Special Biscuits, Princess Bait, The Chalice of Chocolate Milk and other edibles and refreshments are available for purchase.  All proceeds raised during each night’s croissant auction will be donated to Communities In Schools of Nevada.

To reserve a spot at Las Vegas’ most unique late night breakfast experience, e-mail RSVPiff@RoseRabbitLie.com.

 

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MGM GRAND Las Vegas ~ Monthly Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND Las Vegas ~ Monthly Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

MILEY CYRUS
Global superstar Miley Cyrus will headline the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the first time Saturday, March 1 during her highly anticipated 2014 Bangerz Tour. Cyrus released her new album, Bangerz, on RCA Records in October 2013. It debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and the Digital Album Charts with more than 270,000 albums sold. Cyrus’ two singles off Bangerz, “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop,” have sold more than 4.3 million copies in the U.S. alone.

Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $63.50 and $93.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

TOE TO TOE: CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ALFREDO ANGULO
Former World Champion and Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KOs) returns to the ring Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KOs) in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. At 23 years of age, Canelo has emerged as a Mexican icon, standing side-by-side with his country’s greatest sporting legends. A vicious puncher with a crowd-pleasing and aggressive style, Angulo produces exciting fights every time he steps through the ropes. Canelo vs. Angulo will air live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View.

Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $25, $50, $100, $200, $400 and $600
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 12 – 15. Some of the nation’s top men’s teams – including the University of Arizona, the current No. 3 team in the nation – will compete
for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. All tournament games will be televised nationally on the Pac-12 and FOX Sports 1Networks.

Dates: Wednesday, March 12 – Saturday, March 15
Time: Games will be played beginning at noon Wednesday, March 12.
Prices: Single Sessions 1 and 2 (March 12 – 13): $30, $38, $43, $53
Single Sessions 3 and 4 (March 14 – 15): $43, $53, $58, $68
Buy: All-session packs 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

2014 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMs), honoring country music’s best, will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, April 6 at 8 p.m. live EST/delayed PST on CBS. Co-hosted by superstars Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan for the second consecutive year, this will be the ninth year the ACM Awards have been held at MGM Grand and the 12th year in Las Vegas.

Florida Georgia Line will host the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. This live remote location will give country music fans the ultimate pass to be a part of the ACMs. Throughout the three-hour telecast from MGM Grand, there will be live ACM Fan Jam performances, via remote, by Florida Georgia Line and other top-tier music acts.

Date: Sunday, April 6
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $175, $350 and $550 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS
The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions will tape an all-star concert TV special at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, April 7. The two-hour, star-studded concert will honor the country’s remarkable servicemen and women and include special moments and stories of incredible bravery and integrity. The event will feature performances by today’s top country acts including George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line and Lady Antebellum, among others, and will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 on the CBS Television Network.

Date: Monday, April 7
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $105, $155 and $205 (general admission and reserved seating) (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MANNY PACQUIAO VS. TIM BRADLEY JR.
In a battle of pound-for-pound titans undefeated two-division world champion Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs) will defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against Fighter of the Decade Congressman Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs). When Pacquiao and Bradley rumbled the first time in 2012 at MGM Grand, Bradley’s hand was raised via a controversial split decision, ending Pacquiao’s welterweight title reign as well as his seven-year, 15-bout winning streak. Destiny may have played a hand in their first battle, but it will be survival of the fittest that determines the winner of this exciting rematch. Bradley vs. Pacquiao will air live on HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.

Date: Saturday, April 12
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $150, $250, $400, $600, $800 and $1,000
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

CHER
The one and only Cher will bring her 49-city North American tour, Dressed To Kill, to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 25. Cher’s previous tour, The Farewell Tour, later dubbed “The Never Can Say Goodbye Tour,” was one of the most successful tours ever by a solo artist. Cher played a record-breaking 325 dates in front of more than
5.5 million fans. GRAMMY, Emmy and Tony Award-winning artist Cyndi Lauper will join Cher on tour.

Date: Sunday, May 25
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $55.50, $76.50, $150 and $190 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

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BILLY JOEL
Billy Joel will return to Las Vegas for one night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, June 7. The performance marks his first solo headlining appearance at MGM Grand since 2009. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all-time and the third best-selling solo artist, having sold more than 150 million albums worldwide. He has received countless awards over the course of his career including six GRAMMY Awards, highlighted by the prestigious GRAMMY Legend Award, and has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame as well as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Date: Saturday, June 7
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $84.50, $149.50 and $199.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

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LADY GAGA
Lady Gaga, one of the top global touring acts of this decade, will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Saturday, July 19 while on her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour. The popular entertainer was named Forbes’ Most Powerful Woman in the World in 2011 and was included in TIME Magazine’s annual “The 2010 Time 100” list of the most influential people in the world.

Date: Saturday, July 19
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $35, $49.50 and $85 (general admission and reserved seating) and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour, his first tour in six years, back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 8. In March 2013, the GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience Part 1 of 2 which was certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week sales for a male artist in five years. The album hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Continuing the musical journey, Timberlake released the highly anticipated The 20/20 Experience Part 2 of 2 in October featuring the singles “Take Back the Night” and “TKO.”

Date: Friday, Aug. 8
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49, $75, $125 and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ROBERTO CARLOS
Roberto Carlos, an icon of Latin American romance and the King of Latin pop, will bring his “Projeto Emocoes” (“Emotions Project”) show to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Sept. 6 for a one-night spectacular. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. and marks Carlos’ first appearance at MGM Grand.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $134.50 and $174.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

 

KATY PERRY
International superstar Katy Perry will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 26 for her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR, in support of PRISM. The new album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and remains in the Top 10 three months after its release. The platinum album has given Perry the biggest single of her career with “Roar,” while “Dark Horse” recently became her 13th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Perry will be joined by Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara.

Date: Friday, Sept. 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $29.50, $49, $93.50 and $153.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BEACHER’S MADHOUSE

Guests are taken on a sensory journey into the unconventional world of Beacher’s Madhouse from the moment they enter the 8,500-square-foot performance theatre. Jeff Beacher, who Rolling Stone magazine declared the “Best Showman on the Strip,” is best known for his ability to push the boundaries of entertainment and fantasy. The venue has been a favorite of some of the world’s most notable A-list celebrities. Guests including Johnny Depp, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest, among others, have enjoyed the non-stop, entertainment which the Madhouse has become known.

Dates/Time: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:30 p.m.
Dark: Monday – Tuesday
Prices: $75 and $125 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); VIP packages beginning at $175 include front row table seating and complimentary bottle of vodka or champagne.
Buy: Tickets are available for purchase by calling (323) 785-3036 or visiting beachersmadhouse.com.
Contact: Call (323) 785-3036 or visit beachersmadhouse.com for more information

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: March 5 – 31; April 1 – 30; May 1 – 2; 17 – 31; June 1 – 17; 25 – 30
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout 2014 with many of his colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly through July 6, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are April 7 – 13; April 28 – May 4; June 23 – 29. Garrett is no longer scheduled to perform in March.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Dark Dates: Saturday, March 15 and Friday, March 21
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Afrojack, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 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) 891-3838 for more information

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES/DINING
TAP
MGM Grand recently opened TAP, a high-energy restaurant and sports bar, where guests can enjoy the latest sporting events while surrounded by sports history. Every seat in the 220-seat restaurant offers a prime view of the biggest games broadcast live on TAP’s 60 HD flat-screen televisions. One-of-a-kind items collected from events held in Las Vegas, known for hosting many of the world’s biggest sporting events, are displayed throughout the space.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Monday – Sunday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary
Contact: Call (702) 891-1111 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. 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 an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

DAYLIFE
WET REPUBLIC ULTRA POOL
WET REPUBLIC, MGM Grand’s ultra pool, provides guests with the ultimate nightlife vibe merged seamlessly with poolside pampering and relaxation. This adults-only playground features a 54,500-square-foot pool and lounge area, featuring six new VIP Bungalows equipped with plush furniture, TVs and misting fans, all accompanied by three private plunge pools providing guests with the ultimate daytime VIP experience. The venue also adds convenience to the guest experience with a number of newly installed restroom and shower facilities. Additional newly remodeled features include an expanded DJ booth along with an upgraded LED display and an expanded bar. Featured resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, Dada Life, Steve Aoki and Afrojack, among others.

Dates: Thursday – Monday
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Note: WET REPUBLIC will open Friday, March 14 with the grand opening weekend
scheduled for April 4 – 6.
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) 891-3563 for more information

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 45 – 60 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4 – 11); second re-entry is
priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior
admission; not including service fees

***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
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 mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

MGM GRAND Las Vegas ~ Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND Las Vegas ~  Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena February 15 – 16 as part of the band’s History of the Eagles tour. The band will perform classics, including some that have never been performed live, as well as songs featured in “History of the Eagles,” the band’s acclaimed, top-selling documentary. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, earning five No. 1 U.S. singles and six GRAMMY Awards.

Date: February 15 – 16
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $85, $155, $195 and $255 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MILEY CYRUS
Global superstar Miley Cyrus will headline the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the first time Saturday, March 1 during her highly anticipated 2014 Bangerz Tour. Cyrus released her new album, Bangerz, on RCA Records in October 2013. It debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and the Digital Album Charts with more than 270,000 albums sold. Cyrus’ two singles off Bangerz, “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop,” have sold more than 4.3 million copies in the U.S. alone.

Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $63.50 and $93.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ALFREDO ANGULO
Former World Champion and Mexican boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez (42-1-1, 30 KOs) returns to the ring Saturday, March 8 to face the fierce and rugged Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-3, 18 KOs) in the headline attraction of a stacked four-fight event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. At 23 years of age, Canelo has emerged as a Mexican icon, standing side-by-side with his country’s greatest sporting legends. A vicious puncher with a crowd-pleasing and aggressive style, Angulo produces exciting fights every time he steps through the ropes. Canelo vs. Angulo will air live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View.

Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $25, $50, $100, $200, $400 and $600
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 12 – 15. Some of the nation’s top men’s teams – including the University of Arizona, the current No. 1 team in the nation – will compete
for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. All tournament games will be televised nationally on the Pac-12 Networks.

Dates: March 12 – 15
Time: Games will be played beginning at noon Wednesday, March 12.
Prices: All-session packs that include tickets to every game of the tournament begin at $240.
Buy: All-session packs 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

 

2014 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
The 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMs), honoring country music’s best, will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, April 6 at 8 p.m. live EST/delayed PST on CBS. Co-hosted by superstars Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan for the second consecutive year, this will be the ninth year the ACM Awards have been held at MGM Grand and the 12th year in Las Vegas.

Florida Georgia Line will host the 4th Annual ACM Fan Jam at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. This live remote location will give country music fans the ultimate pass to be a part of the ACMs. Throughout the three-hour telecast from MGM Grand, there will be live ACM Fan Jam performances, via remote, by Florida Georgia Line and other top-tier music acts.

Date: Sunday, April 6
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $175, $350 and $550 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ACM PRESENTS SPECIAL
The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions will tape an all-star concert TV special at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, April 7. The two-hour, star-studded concert event will feature performances by today’s top country acts. Talent announcements are forthcoming. The special will air at a later date on CBS and ticket proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives.

Date: Monday, April 7
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $105, $155 and $205 (general admission and reserved seating) (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

CHER
The one and only Cher will bring her 49-city North American tour, Dressed To Kill, to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 25. Cher’s previous tour, The Farewell Tour, later dubbed “The Never Can Say Goodbye Tour”, was one of the most successful tours ever by a solo artist. Cher played a record-breaking 325 dates in front of more than
5.5 million fans.

Date: Sunday, May 25
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $55.50, $76.50, $150 and $190 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BILLY JOEL
Billy Joel will return to Las Vegas for one night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, June 7. The performance marks his first solo headlining appearance at MGM Grand since 2009. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all-time and the third best-selling solo artist, having sold more than 150 million albums worldwide. He has received countless awards over the course of his career including six GRAMMY Awards, highlighted by the prestigious GRAMMY Legend Award, and has been inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame as well as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Date: Saturday, June 7
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $84.50, $149.50 and $199.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

LADY GAGA
Lady Gaga, one of the top global touring acts of this decade, will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Saturday, July 19 while on her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour. The popular entertainer was named Forbes’ Most Powerful Woman in the World in 2011 and was included in TIME Magazine’s annual “The 2010 Time 100” list of the most influential people in the world.

Date: Saturday, July 19
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $35, $49.50 and $85 (general admission and reserved seating) and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

Justin Timberlake

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour, his first tour in six years, back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 8. In March 2013, the GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience Part 1 of 2 which was certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week sales for a male artist in five years. The album hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Continuing the musical journey, Timberlake released the highly anticipated The 20/20 Experience Part 2 of 2 in October featuring the singles “Take Back the Night” and “TKO.”

Date: Friday, Aug. 8
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49, $75, $125 and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

katy perry

KATY PERRY
International superstar Katy Perry will visit the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 26 for her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR, in support of PRISM. The new album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and remains in the Top 10 three months after its release. The platinum album has given Perry her biggest single of her career with “Roar,” while “Dark Horse” recently became her 13th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.

Date: Friday, Sept. 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $29.50, $49, $93.50 and $153.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BEACHER’S MADHOUSE

Guests are taken on a sensory journey into the unconventional world of Beacher’s Madhouse from the moment they enter the 8,500-square-foot performance theatre. Beacher, who Rolling Stone magazine declared the “Best Showman on the Strip,” is best known for his ability to push the boundaries of entertainment and fantasy. The venue has been a favorite of some of the world’s most notable A-list celebrities. Guests including Johnny Depp, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest amongst many others have enjoyed the non-stop, entertainment that the Madhouse has become known for.

Dates/Times: Wednesday: 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:30 p.m.
Note: The 8 p.m. show will debut the weekend of February 14.
Dark: Monday – Tuesday
Prices: $75 and $125 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); VIP packages beginning at $175 include front row table seating and complimentary bottle of vodka or champagne.
Buy: Tickets are available for purchase by calling (323) 785-3036 or visiting beachersmadhouse.com.
Contact: Call (323) 785-3036 or visit beachersmadhouse.com for more information

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: February 4 – 25; March 5 – 31; April 1 – 30; May 1 – 2 and 17 – 31;
June 1 – 17 and 25 – 30
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with many of his comedic colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform.
Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are April 7 – 13.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online
at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at (866) 740-7711 or
(702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Performances: There will be two shows Sunday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES/DINING

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Afrojack, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 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) 891-3838 for more information

TAP
MGM Grand recently opened TAP, a high-energy restaurant and sports bar where guests can enjoy the latest sporting events while surrounded by sports history. Every seat in the 220-seat restaurant offers a prime view of the biggest games broadcast live on TAP’s 60 HD flat-screen televisions. One-of-a-kind items collected from events held in Las Vegas, known for hosting many of the world’s biggest sporting events, are displayed throughout the space.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Monday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Admission: Admission is complimentary
Contact: Call (702) 891-1111 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. 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 an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 45 – 60 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4 – 11); second re-entry is
priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior
admission; not including service fees
***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
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 mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

Photos/Video: Miley Cyrus Unveils Beacher’s Madhouse Las Vegas with Katy Perry, Kellan Lutz, Selena Gomez and Others

Last night, (Friday, Dec. 27) global superstar Miley Cyrus and legendary showman Jeff Beacher unveiled the Las Vegas return of Beacher’s Madhouse along with Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Kellan Lutz, Mario Lopez, Brad Garrett, Adam Lambert, Emile Hirsch, David Copperfield, DJ Pauly D, Mark Salling, UFC President Dana White, UFC fighter Michael Bisping, Pauly Shore, Craig Robinson, Devon Aoki, Steve Aoki, Frankie Delgado, and George Kotsiopoulos and Johnny Wujek.

Entering with a full marching band procession featuring Beacher’s notable characters such as Elmo, Cookie Monster, Captain Jack Sparrow and Tigger, Cyrus was led through the casino as she helped unveil the triumphant return of Jeff Beacher’s  Beacher’s Madhouse Las Vegas, the performance theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Joining in the celebration was the debut performance of Mini-Britney alongside the infamous 7-foot-tall Amazon Ashley, Mini Beyonce, Mini-Miley and Mini-Robin Thicke, the world’s tallest stripper, Mini-Kanye, Mini-Psy, Mini Michael Jackson, Shaving Cream Man, Beacher’s Babies, 8 year old DJ Chino and Beacher’s house band The Pawn Shop, who all helped welcome the premier night of the 8,500-square-foot fantasy-filled theatre, featuring MC Pete Giovine.

With the energy of a circus and the atmosphere of an A-list Hollywood party, the world’s most outrageously sexy and over-the-top Vaudeville-inspired show Beacher’s Madhouse Las Vegas reached new heights of madness.  Known for stretching the boundaries of imagination, Beacher’s Madhouse is the stomping ground for Hollywood’s elite.

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PHOTO-CREDIT: Kevin Mazur

MGM Grand in Las Vegas ~ Entertainment Listings for December 2013

MGM Grand in Las Vegas ~ Entertainment Listings for December 2013

 

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

BEYONCÉ
For the second time this year Beyoncé will bring The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Dec. 6. Following her historic performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show, Beyoncé returned to a full-time touring schedule – her first since 2009. A solo recording artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman, Beyoncé has released four No. 1 solo albums and has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades including 16 GRAMMY Awards.

Date: Friday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $50, $90, $150 and $250 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to the U.S. in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley. As is now tradition, Bocelli’s holiday-timed U.S. tours receive rousing ovations annually.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 7
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MGM GRAND SHOWCASE BENEFITTING COACHES VS. CANCER
Top 25 college basketball programs will be on display at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 21 in this inaugural nationally televised doubleheader. The MGM Grand Showcase will feature Marquette vs. New Mexico and Oklahoma State vs. Colorado with the games benefitting Coaches vs. Cancer, an initiative spearheaded by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society. The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams and communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs and fundraising activities. Guided by the Coaches vs. Cancer Council, participating coaches help people with cancer and work toward finding cures to end the disease. The organization has raised more than $87 million to help the American Cancer Society’s mission.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 21
Times: Games are scheduled to tip off at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $30, $50, $75, $125 and $250
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 mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

UFC 168: WEIDMAN vs. SILVA 2
Newly crowned and undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (10-0) and former champion Anderson Silva (33-5) will return to the Octagon Saturday, Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. At UFC 162 in July, Weidman, then the No. 1 contender, stunned middleweight champion Silva with a second-round knockout. The co-main event at UFC 168 will feature a rematch between rivals and competing The Ultimate Fighter season 18 coaches Ronda Rousey (7-0) and Miesha Tate (13-4).

Date: Saturday, Dec. 28
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $100, $200, $300, $500, $750 and $1,000
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

FLEETWOOD MAC
Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will close 2013 with a special concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, Dec. 30. The multi-GRAMMY Award-winning group and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees recently completed the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 arena tour, its first since 2009. The tour marked the 35th anniversary of the release of the group’s classic album Rumours, one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies.

Date: Monday, Dec. 30
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $149.50 and $224.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

NITRO CIRCUS LIVE
Nitro Circus founder, ringleader and world-class athlete Travis Pastrana will bring Nitro Circus Live, the action sports spectacle that has become a worldwide hit, back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Jan. 25. Nitro Circus Live will showcase more than 40 of the world’s best action sports athletes performing daring and often record-breaking tricks in freestyle motocross, BMX and skateboarding. In addition, heart-stopping stunts on unique contraptions rarely attempted outside of the Nitro Circus family will be performed. Featuring the stars of Nitro Circus’ hit TV show and 3D film, the tour is led by Pastrana, a 10-time X Games gold medalist in Freestyle Motocross who also has become a fixture on the NASCAR, Supercross and rally racing circuits.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 25
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49, $69 and $139
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

GEORGE STRAIT
Music icon George Strait will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Feb. 1 for the second leg of his two-year tour – The Cowboy Rides Away Tour. Strait is a legend in the world of country music with career accomplishments including 59 No. 1 hits, 60 industry awards, more than 65 million albums sold. He also has been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $69.50, $99.75 and $149.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MILEY CYRUS
Global superstar Miley Cyrus will headline the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the first time Saturday, March 1 during her highly anticipated 2014 “Bangerz Tour.” Cyrus released her new album, Bangerz, on RCA Records in October. It debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard Top 200 Album chart and the Digital Album Charts with more than 270,000 albums sold. Cyrus’ two singles off Bangerz, “Wrecking Ball” and “We Can’t Stop,” have sold more than 4.3 million copies in the U.S. alone.

Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.50 and $89.50 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

CHER
The one and only Cher will bring her 49-city North American Tour, Dressed To Kill, to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 25. Cher’s previous tour, The Farewell Tour, later dubbed The Never Can Say Goodbye Tour, was one of the most successful tours ever by a solo artist. Cher played a record-breaking 325 dates in front of more than 5.5 million fans.

Date: Sunday, May 25
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $55.25, $76.25, $149.75 and $190.75 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour, his first tour in six years, back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 8. In March 2013, the GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience which was certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week sales for a male artist in five years. The album hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and has produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Continuing the musical journey, Timberlake released the highly anticipated The 20/20 Experience Part 2 of 2 in October featuring the singles “Take Back the Night” and “TKO.”

Date: Friday, Aug. 8
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $75, $125 and $200 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BEACHER’S MADHOUSE

Beacher’s Madhouse, the legendary Vaudeville-inspired spectacle, will reach new heights of madness with two experiences, Beacher’s Madhouse The Show and Beacher’s Madhouse The Nightclub, both under one roof. Beacher’s Madhouse The Show will take guests on a journey into the unconventional world from the moment they first enter the 8,500-square-foot venue. With its circus-like energy and A-list Hollywood atmosphere, Beacher’s Madhouse The Nightclub will bring an outrageously sexy and over-the-top nightlife experience to MGM Grand. Known for stretching the limits of imagination, Beacher’s Madhouse has made a name for itself amongst Hollywood’s elite including Johnny Depp, Fergie and Josh Duhamel, Miley Cyrus, Vanessa Hudgens, Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez,
Ryan Seacrest and many more.

Dates: The Show: Tuesday – Saturday
The Nightclub: Wednesday – Saturday

Dark: The Show: Sunday and Monday
The Nightclub: Sunday – Tuesday

Time: The Show: 8 p.m.
The Nightclub: Doors will open at 10:30 p.m.

Notes: Beacher’s Madhouse The Show is expected to debut at MGM Grand in January 2014.
Beacher’s Madhouse The Nightclub is scheduled to open Friday, Dec. 27.

Prices: The Show: $75 and $125 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); VIP packages which include front row table seating and complimentary bottle of vodka or champagne will be available for $175. VIP package ticket also authorizes entry to Beacher’s Madhouse Nightclub to keep the party going!

The Nightclub: 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.

Buy: The Show: Tickets will be available for purchase starting Monday, Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. by calling (323) 785-3036 or visiting beachersmadhouse.com.

Contact: Call (323) 785-3036 or visit beachersmadhouse.com for more information

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: December 1 – 4; December 15 – 31
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Note: New Year’s Eve performances December 30 – 31 at 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

RODNEY CARRINGTON
Comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington will return to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand with his hilarious stand-up comedy routine December 5 – 14. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than 3 million copies combined. He also wrote and co-starred in the movie “Beer for My Horses” with country music star Toby Keith. According to Pollstar, Carrington has been one of the Top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the last decade. The multi-talented entertainer, who has become a regular at MGM Grand, takes the stage in the Hollywood Theatre multiple times each year.

Dates: December 5 – 14
Time: 9 p.m. nightly
Prices: $69.99 and $89.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include booth seating and a gift pack, are available for $106.82 (not including applicable taxes and service fees) per person and a minimum of four seats must be purchased. For more information or to book a package, call (702) 891-7902.
Note: $2 from each ticket will go to the Rodney Carrington Foundation. For more information, visit rodneycarringtonfoundation.org.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with many of his comedic colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Notes: Performances are scheduled for 10 p.m. during Wrangler National Finals Rodeo December 9 – 15.
Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are December 2 – 10; December 27 – January 1, 2014
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Shows: Monday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Dark Dates: December 3 – 4
Notes: New Year’s Eve performances Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

SPECIAL EVENT

WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO (WNFR)
Sin City will transform into Cowboy Town during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo December 5 – 14 and MGM Grand will rope in guests with multiple activities fit for a champion. The resort, known as “Home of the Champions,” has scheduled a variety of events for rodeo fans over the 10-day competition while serving as the official hotel of the WNFR Tie-Down Roping contestants. MGM Grand also will host the most WNFR Gold Buckle athletes under one roof, including 18-time World Champion cowboy Trevor Brazile, who will make nightly appearances at the resort.

Dates: December 5 – 14
Prices/Buy: Daily events are complimentary; Special room and ticket packages are available by calling (800) 398-1245 or visiting mgmgrand.com/NFR.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris and Steve Aoki, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 p.m.
Note: Hakkasan will be closed Thursday, Dec 18 – Dec. 26.
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) 891-3838 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. 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 features an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second re-entry is priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior admission; not including service fees
***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
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 mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino ~ Entertainment Listings for November

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino ~ Entertainment Listings for November

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

UFC 167: GEORGES ST-PIERRE vs. JOHNY HENDRICKS
Welterweight king Georges St-Pierre (GSP) (24-2) will face hard-hitting Johny Hendricks (15-1) when they compete for the welterweight world title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Nov. 16. GSP looks to defend his belt for the ninth time since becoming champion in 2006. GSP is currently ranked the No. 2 pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the world behind Jon Jones – dominating the welterweight division.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 16
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 2:30 p.m.
Prices: $200, $300, $500, $750 and $1,000
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

DRAKE
GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum selling recording artist Drake will bring his North American Would You Like a Tour? to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 22. The tour, supporting Drake’s highly anticipated and recently released album Nothing was the Same, also will feature GRAMMY Award-winning R&B star Miguel. Drake’s previous album Take Care was released in November 2011 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

Date: Friday, Nov. 22
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.75, $79.75 and $109.75 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MICHAEL BUBLÉ
GRAMMY Award-winner Michael Bublé will bring his To Be Loved Tour to Las Vegas for a one-night-only performance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Nov. 23. Bublé is touring in support of his recently released eighth studio album To Be Loved. His performances are propelled by a string of smash hits including “Home,” “Everything,” “Haven’t Met You Yet” and “It’s a Beautiful Day,” among others. Bublé also performs distinctive interpretations of classics like “Cry Me a River,” “Stardust” and “You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Loves You.”

Date: Saturday, Nov. 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.50, $79.50 and $115 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Embarking on his first tour in six years, Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour to the
MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30. In March 2013, the GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience which is currently the year’s fastest-selling album. It has been certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week sales for a male artist in five years. The album has hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and has produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Continuing the musical journey, Timberlake released the highly anticipated The 20/20 Experience Part 2 of 2 last month featuring the singles “Take Back the Night” and “TKO.”

Dates: Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $75, $125 and $200 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BEYONCÉ
For the second time this year Beyoncé will bring The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Dec. 6. Following her historic performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show, Beyoncé returned to a full-time touring schedule – her first since 2009. A solo recording artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman, Beyoncé has released four No. 1 solo albums and has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades including 16 GRAMMY Awards.

Date: Friday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $50, $90, $150 and $250 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to the U.S. in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley. As is now tradition, Bocelli’s holiday-timed U.S. tours receive rousing ovations annually.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 7
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MGM GRAND SHOWCASE BENEFITTING COACHES VS. CANCER
Four Top 25 college basketball programs will be on display at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 21 in this inaugural nationally televised doubleheader. The MGM Grand Showcase will feature Marquette vs. New Mexico and Oklahoma State vs. Colorado with the games benefitting Coaches vs. Cancer, an initiative spearheaded by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society. The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams and communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs and fundraising activities. Guided by the Coaches vs. Cancer Council, participating coaches help people with cancer and work toward finding cures to end the disease. They have raised more than $87 million to help the American Cancer Society’s mission.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 21
Times: Games will begin at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $30, $50, $75, $125 and $250
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 mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

UFC 168: WEIDMAN vs. SILVA 2
Newly crowned and undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (10-0) and former champion Anderson Silva (33-5) will return to the Octagon Saturday, Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. In July, at UFC 162, Weidman, then the No. 1 contender, stunned middleweight champion Silva with a second-round knockout. The co-main event at UFC 168 will feature a rematch between rivals and competing The Ultimate Fighter season 18 coaches Ronda Rousey (7-0) and Miesha Tate (13-4).

Date: Saturday, Dec. 28
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $100, $200, $300, $500, $750 and $1,000
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

FLEETWOOD MAC
Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will close 2013 with a special concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, Dec. 30. The multi-GRAMMY Award-winning group and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees recently completed the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 arena tour, its first since 2009. The tour marked the 35th anniversary of the release of the group’s classic album Rumours, one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies.

Date: Monday, Dec. 30
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $149.50 and $224.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

NITRO CIRCUS LIVE
Nitro Circus founder, ringleader and world-class athlete Travis Pastrana will bring Nitro Circus Live, the action sports spectacle that has become a worldwide hit, back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Jan. 25. Nitro Circus Live will showcase more than 40 of the world’s best action sports athletes performing daring and often record-breaking tricks in freestyle motocross, BMX and skateboarding. In addition, heart-stopping stunts on unique contraptions rarely attempted outside of the Nitro Circus family will be performed. Featuring the stars of Nitro Circus’ hit TV show and 3D film, the tour is led by Pastrana, a 10-time X Games gold medalist in Freestyle Motocross who also has become a fixture on the NASCAR, Supercross and rally racing circuits.

Date: Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49, $69 and $139
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

GEORGE STRAIT
Music icon George Strait returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Feb. 1 for the second leg of his two-year tour – The Cowboy Rides Away Tour. Strait is a legend in the world of country music, with career accomplishments including 59 No. 1 hits, 60 industry awards more than 65 million albums sold, in addition to being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $69.50, $99.75 and $149.50
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

CHER
The one and only Cher will bring her 49-city North American Tour, Dressed To Kill, to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 25. Cher’s previous tour, The Farewell Tour, later dubbed The Never Can Say Goodbye Tour, was one of the most successful tours ever by a solo artist. Cher played a record-breaking 325 dates in front of more than 5.5 million fans.

Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $64.60, $87.65, $163.45 and $208.70 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: November 1 – November 13; November 21 – December 4; December 15 – 30
Times: Sunday – Friday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

RODNEY CARRINGTON
Comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington will return to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand with his hilarious stand-up comedy routine December 5 – 14. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than 3 million copies combined. He also wrote and co-starred in the movie “Beer for My Horses” with country music star Toby Keith. According to Pollstar, Carrington has been one of the Top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the last decade. The multi-talented entertainer, who has become a regular at MGM Grand, takes the stage in the Hollywood Theatre multiple times each year.

Dates: December 5 – 14
Time: 9 p.m. nightly
Prices: $69.99 and $89.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages which include booth seating and a gift pack, are available for $106.82 (not including applicable taxes and service fees) per person and a minimum of four seats must be purchased. For more information or to book a package, call (702) 891-7902.
Note: $2 from each ticket will go to the Rodney Carrington Foundation. For more information, visit rodneycarringtonfoundation.org.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with many of his comedic colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are November 11 – 19; December 2 – 10; December 27 – January 1, 2014
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

SPECIAL EVENT

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP
The next installment of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp at MGM Grand, the highly successful music-magic experience, is November 8 – 10. At Rock’s Rhythm Masters Presented by Modern Drummer, participants will have an up-close-and-personal opportunity to learn from legends who have played and toured with some of music’s greatest acts of all-time including Waddy Wachtel (Stevie Nicks, Keith Richards and James Taylor), Russ Kunkel (Bob Dylan and Neil Young), Leland Sklar (Phil Collins and Jackson Browne) and Danny Kortchmar (James Taylor and Don Henley).

Rock camp provides music fans the opportunity to jam nightly with legendary rock stars, write and record original songs, participate in master classes and perform live on stage in front of family and friends. Daily rock sessions are scheduled at MGM Grand and at Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp’s facility located west of the Las Vegas Strip. The multi-day camps are created for all levels of musicians for instruments including drums, keyboard, guitar, bass, horns and vocals. RRFC provides all instruments and equipment.

Dates: November 8 – 10
Prices: Camp packages begin at $1,995
Buy: For registration and additional camp information, call 1-888-762-2263 or visit rockcamp.com.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, deadmau5 and Steve Aoki, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 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) 891-3838 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge featuring high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. 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 features an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second re-entry is priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior admission; not including service fees
***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
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 mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

MGM GRAND Hotel & Casino ~ Entertainment/Nightlife/Sports and Special Events Listing

MGM GRAND

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

BLACK SABBATH
Black Sabbath, the group that helped define heavy metal with releases such as the quadruple-platinum album Paranoid, will take the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, Sept. 1. The group was ranked by MTV as the “Greatest Metal Band” of all-time and placed second on VH1’s list of “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.” Additionally, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Black Sabbath among the 100 greatest artists of all-time. The band has sold more than 15 million records in the United States and more than 70 million records worldwide. Black Sabbath was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $59.50, $89.50 and $129.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

THE ONE: FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO ALVAREZ
Undefeated and eight-time, five-division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather (44-0, 26 KOs) will face undefeated Mexican star and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KOs) Saturday, Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. At 22 years of age, Canelo has emerged as a Mexican icon, standing side-by-side with his country’s greatest sporting legends. In Mayweather’s most recent fight last May he defeated Robert Guerrero, marking the 44th win of his storied career. THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO will air live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14
Time: Doors will open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $350, $600, $1,000, $1,500 and $2,000
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

CLOSED CIRCUIT VIEWING: THE ONE: FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO ALVAREZ
Six MGM Resorts destinations will host live closed circuit telecasts of “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO” blockbuster fight between eight-time, five-division World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather (44-0, 26 KOs) and undefeated Mexican star and Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KOs) Saturday, Sept. 14. Resorts showcasing the event include ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, The Mirage, Monte Carlo and New York-New York.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 14
Time: Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Price: $100
Buy: Tickets are now on sale at any MGM Resorts property 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ
Latin pop star Alejandro Fernandez will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for a Mexican Independence Day celebration Sunday, Sept. 15. Fernandez, who channels Mexico’s rich tradition through his music, continues to capture the hearts of fans worldwide. He is one of the most accomplished vocalists and biggest-selling artists in Latin music history with a repertoire including romantic ballads and traditional rancheras. Through his concerts, Fernandez has created a fan base of more than 15 million people in more than 25 countries.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 15
Time: 9 p.m.
Prices: $65, $75, $100, $175 and $225 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

iHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL
iHeartRadio – Clear Channel’s free, industry-leading digital radio platform – presents a two-day music event marking one of the biggest live concert festivals in radio history. In its third year, iHeartRadio will deliver a diverse array of entertainment as the hottest music artists of today come together on one stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21. This year’s lineup is scheduled to include Paul McCartney, Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, J. Cole, Elton John, Muse, Queen, Tiësto, Chris Brown, Keith Urban and fun.

Dates: Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21
Time: Both shows will begin at 7 p.m.
Prices: $71.25, $134.25 and $265.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

FROZEN FURY XV: LOS ANGELES KINGS PRE-SEASON GAMES
The 2012 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings will play back-to-back National Hockey League (NHL)
pre-season games when Frozen Fury XV returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Kings will host the New York Rangers Friday, Sept. 27 and then take on longtime Frozen Fury rival Colorado Avalanche Saturday, Sept. 28.

Dates: Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28
Time: Both games will begin at 7 p.m.
Prices: $36, $50 and $91; two-game packages: $64, $90 and $164
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 mgmgrand.com, ticketmaster.com and LAKings.com/preseason2012.

SENSATION
Sensation will present “The Ocean Of White” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 5. The arena will transform into a water world full of mysteries of the unexplored, guests will become part of a greater universe and the wondrous world of nocturnal sea life will offer countless possibilities. Acrobats will shoot from the ceiling and giant jellyfish will hover above the dance floor as DJs guide the crowd through uncharted waters with mesmerizing music.

Dates: Saturday, Oct. 5
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Prices: $153.50 and $253.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

NBA PRE-SEASON: LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS. SACRAMENTO KINGS
The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Sacramento Kings in the first-ever NBA pre-season matchup at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Thursday, Oct. 10. Pau Gasol and Steve Nash will lead the Lakers who made the 2012 – 2013 playoffs after finishing the regular season with a 45 – 37 record. Sacramento will look to improve in the upcoming pre-season after finishing the 2012 – 2013 regular season with a 28 – 54 record.

Date: Thursday, Oct. 10
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $25, $40, $55, $75, $100 and $150
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BON JOVI
All-American rock icons Bon Jovi will bring the second leg of BON JOVI Because We Can – The Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 12. The tour debuted new songs from Bon Jovi’s recently released album What About Now. The group’s return to the road launched the latest chapter in an ongoing blockbuster run which already has secured Bon Jovi’s status as the essential live rock band – having performed more than 2,700 concerts in more than 50 countries for more than 35 million fans.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 12
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.50, $79.50, $99.50, $175, $229 and $275 (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 mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

JOSH GROBAN
Singer, songwriter and actor Josh Groban will bring his In the Round Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, Oct. 13. The GRAMMY Award-winning musician will provide fans a one-of-a-kind concert experience while performing classic songs that span his 12-year career. Groban burst onto the international music scene in 2001 with the release of his self-titled debut album featuring the hit single “To Where You Are.” His first four solo albums have all been certified multi-platinum and, collectively, he has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. Groban’s sixth studio album, All That Echoes, was released in February 2013 and debuted at No. 1.

Date: Sunday, Oct. 13
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $57.50, $77.50 and $107.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND
Singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will return to Las Vegas for two fun-filled performances at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 26. Buffett has recorded more than 30 records, most of which have been certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum. “Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads” is one of the best-selling box sets in MCA Records history and was certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Dates: Saturday, Oct. 19 and Saturday, Oct. 26
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $65, $105 and $210 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JASON ALDEAN
Country superstar Jason Aldean’s 2013 Night Train Tour will roll into Las Vegas, making a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, Oct. 20. Joining Aldean on his biggest tour to date are Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett. Throughout his career, Aldean has sold more than eight million records and has 11 No. 1 hits. The musician recently released a new album, Night Train, which includes the hit single “The Only Way I Know.”

Dates: Sunday, Oct. 20
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $25, $45, $65 and $85 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT LIVE
Fans of summer’s top-rated TV show “America’s Got Talent” will have an opportunity to experience their favorite Season 8 acts when the America’s Got Talent Live Tour comes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Wednesday, Oct. 23. Hot on the heels of their performances in the iconic Radio City Music Hall, an array of entertainers – from singers and dancers to comedians and acrobats – will take the stage in Las Vegas. The tour will bring the acts that wowed America, allowing fans to have an up-close-and-personal experience with the very best talent from the TV show.

Dates: Wednesday, Oct. 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $49.50, $57.50, $79.50 and $99.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

UFC 167: GEORGES ST-PIERRE VS. JOHNY HENDRICKS
Welterweight king Georges St-Pierre (GSP) (24-2) will face hard-hitting Johny Hendricks (15-1) when they compete for the welterweight world title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Nov. 16. GSP looks to defend his belt for the ninth time since becoming champion in 2006. GSP is currently ranked the No. 2 pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the world behind Jon Jones – dominating the welterweight division.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 16
Time: Doors will open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $200, $300, $500, $750 and $1,000
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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

DRAKE
GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum selling recording artist Drake will bring his North American Would You Like a Tour? to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 22. The tour, supporting Drake’s highly anticipated upcoming album Nothing was the Same also will feature GRAMMY Award-winning R&B star Miguel. Drake’s previous album Take Care, was released in November 2011 and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, selling 631,000 copies.

Date: Friday, Nov. 22
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.75, 79.75 and $109.75 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MICHAEL BUBLÉ
GRAMMY Award-winner Michael Bublé will bring his To Be Loved Tour to Las Vegas for a one-night-only performance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Nov. 23. Bublé is touring in support of his recently released eighth studio album, To Be Loved. His performances are propelled by a string of smash hits including “Home,” “Everything,” “Haven’t Met You Yet” and “It’s a Beautiful Day,” among others. Bublé also performs distinctive interpretations of classics like “Cry Me a River,” “Stardust” and “You’re Nobody ‘til Somebody Loves You.”

Date: Saturday, Nov. 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.50, $79.50 and $115 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Embarking on his first tour in six years, Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour to the
MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30. The GRAMMY and Emmy Award-winning artist released The 20/20 Experience in March 2013 which is currently the year’s fastest-selling album. It has been certified double platinum in the U.S. and earned Timberlake the biggest first week of sales for a male artist in five years. The album has hit the No. 1 spot on iTunes in 93 countries and has produced two chart-topping singles – “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors.” Timberlake is scheduled to release a new album in September, continuing the musical journey started with The 20/20 Experience.

Dates: Friday, Nov. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 30
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $49.50, $75, $125 and $200 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

BEYONCÉ
Beyoncé will bring The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the second time this year
Friday, Dec. 6. Following her historic performance at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show, Beyoncé returned to a full-time touring schedule – her first since 2009. A solo recording artist, actress, philanthropist and businesswoman, Beyoncé has released four No. 1 solo albums and has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Her work has earned her numerous awards and accolades including 16 GRAMMY Awards.

Date: Friday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $50, $90, $150 and $250 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to the U.S. in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley. As is now tradition, Bocelli’s holiday-timed U.S. tours receive rousing ovations anually.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 7
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MGM GRAND SHOWCASE BENEFITTING COACHES VS. CANCER
Four Top 25 college basketball programs will be on display at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 21 in an inaugural nationally televised doubleheader. The MGM Grand Showcase will feature Marquette vs. New Mexico and Oklahoma State vs. Colorado with the games benefitting Coaches vs. Cancer, an initiative spearheaded by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society. The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams and communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs and fundraising activities. Guided by the Coaches vs. Cancer Council, participating coaches help people with cancer today and work toward finding cures to end the disease. They have raised more than $87 million to help the American Cancer Society’s mission.

Dates: Saturday, Dec. 21
Time: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $30, $50, $75, $125 and $250
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 mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

FLEETWOOD MAC
Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will close out 2013 with a special, end-of-the-year concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, Dec. 30. The multi-GRAMMY Award-winning group and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees recently completed the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 arena tour, its first time touring since 2009. The tour marked the 35th anniversary of the release of the group’s classic album Rumours, one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies.

Dates: Monday, Dec. 30
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $99.50, $149.50 and $224.50 (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). 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 mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

HOLLYWOOD THEATRE

DAVID COPPERFIELD
Master magician David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: September 1; September 19 – October 20; October 28 – November 13;
November 21 – December 4; December 15 – 30
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.: Sunday – Friday
4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.: Saturday
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7 p.m. performances only.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

RODNEY CARRINGTON
Comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington will return to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand with his hilarious stand-up comedy routine December 5 – 14. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than 3 million copies combined. He also wrote and co-starred in the movie “Beer for My Horses” with country music star Toby Keith. According to Pollstar, Carrington has been one of the Top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the last decade. The multi-talented entertainer, who has become a regular at MGM Grand, takes the stage in the Hollywood Theatre multiple times each year.

Dates: December 5 – 14
Times: 9 p.m. nightly
Prices: $69.99 and $89.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include booth seating and a gift pack, are available for $106.82 (not including applicable taxes and service fees) per person and a minimum of four seats must be purchased; for more information or to book a package, call (702) 891-7902
Note: $2 from each ticket will go to the Rodney Carrington Foundation. For more information, visit rodneycarringtonfoundation.org.
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with a plethora of his comedic colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to perform. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are September 16 – 24; October 15 – 22;
November 11 – 19; December 2 – 10; December 27 – January 1
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 866-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

KÀ THEATRE

KÀ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
KÀ, the unprecedented epic production by Cirque du Soleil, takes adventure to an all new level. Be awed by a dynamic theatrical landscape, as an entire empire appears on KÀ’s colossal stage and a captivating display of aerial acrobatics envelops the audience.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Additional Dark Dates: September 22 – 30
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the KÀ box office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com , or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

NIGHTLIFE

HAKKASAN LAS VEGAS
Hakkasan Las Vegas, an innovative restaurant and nightclub concept, offers guests a 360-degree curated experience combining fine dining and immersive nightlife, all within a thoughtfully designed five-level structure. The all-encompassing nightlife experience showcases dramatic design, modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and exclusive collaborations with in-demand artists. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, deadmau5 and Steve Aoki, among others.

Dates/Hours: Thursday – Friday; Sunday: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Saturday: Doors open at 9 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) 891-3838 for more information

WHISKEY DOWN
Located on the casino floor, Whiskey Down is an intimate lounge that features high-end gaming including six Blackjack tables, seven video-poker machines at the bar and seating for up to 64 guests. In its beverage lineup, Whiskey Down offers a wide array of brown spirits including American, Canadian, Irish and Scotch whiskies as well as specialty cocktails.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. 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 features an innovative drink menu and a progressive music program. Centrifuge features specialty cocktails from each of MGM Grand’s signature restaurants, infusing the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louis Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

Dates: Daily
Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Opens at 4 p.m.; Friday – Saturday: Opens at noon
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

DAYLIFE

WET REPUBLIC ULTRA POOL
WET REPUBLIC – MGM Grand’s ultra pool – provides guests with the ultimate nightlife vibe merged seamlessly with poolside pampering and relaxation. This adults-only playground features a 53,000-square-foot ultra pool and 2,500-square-foot open-air ultra lounge. WET REPUBLIC is a magnet for partygoers, the glitterati and celebrities from around the world. World-renowned DJs spin beats under the sun while guests retreat on a chaise lounge or daybed, under a cabana or in an exclusive VIP bungalow. Featured and resident DJs include Tiësto, Calvin Harris, deadmau5 and Steve Aoki, among others.

Dates: Thursday – Monday
Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 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) 891-3563 for more information

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second re-entry is priced at $13 and second and third re-entry together are priced at $16, with proof of prior admission; not including service fees
***Nevada residents with valid ID receive a $5 discount.
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 mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

**CELEBRITY SIGHTING** RAY ROMANO AND BRAD GARRETT PARTY AT THE ACT NIGHTCLUB

“Everybody Loves Raymond” stars Ray Romano and Brad Garrett enjoyed a guy’s night out at Simon Hammerstein’s renowned nightclub and theatrical experience, The ACT, late Wednesday night.

Romano and Garrett were seen admiring the nightclub’s performances during The ACT’s Lost Wages weekly industry party. Satirical plays on upcoming Electric Daisy Carnival festivities were part of the night’s theme. The friends sipped on Crown Royal and Belvedere cocktails throughout evening.

The duo were seen taking a few photos for fans in between the night’s performances.

The ACT is a 15,000-square-foot, multi-level nightclub which merges world class late-night entertainment and an exclusive clientele. Guests experience the action unfold from the stage into the party, blurring the line between performance and reality.

The ACT, a performance-based nightclub managed by Variety Worldwide (VWW), is located at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian| Palazzo on the Las Vegas Strip. The ACT is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. For more information, visitwww.theactlv.com or contact 702-763-7371

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MGM GRAND

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will be played at the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 13 – 16. The nation’s top teams will compete for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. This will be the first major basketball tournament ever played on The Strip. All tournament games will be televised nationally on ESPN, FOX and the Pac-12 Networks.

Dates: March 13 – 16
Time: Games will be played beginning at noon Wednesday, March 13.
Prices: Single-session tickets begin at $30.50 for sessions one and two. All-Session Strips that include tickets to every game of the tournament begin at $250. For a limited time, Flex Books that include four vouchers redeemable in any quantity or combination of sessions except the championship are available for $250.
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.

THE EAGLES
Following three sold-out performances in 2012, the Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena
Saturday, March 23. The Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit – will perform classics from their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame career including “Hotel California,” “Desperado,” “Life in the Fast Lane” and “Take it Easy,” among others. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Date: Saturday, March 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $68.25, $93.75, $157.50 and $210 (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.

2013 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACMs), honoring country music’s best, will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, April 7 at 8 p.m. live EST/delayed PST on the CBS Television Network. Co-hosted by superstars Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, this will be the eighth year that the ACM Awards have been based at MGM Grand and the 11th year the show has been held in Las Vegas.

Date: Sunday, April 7
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $160, $350 and $500 (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.comor www.ticketmaster.com.

ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT
The Academy of County Music and dick clark productions will tape an all-star concert special, ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW’S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Monday, April 8. Fifteen-time ACM Award winner, acclaimed actor and entertainer Tim McGraw will call on his friends to help kick off the 2013 touring season. The two-hour, star-studded concert event will feature performances and collaborations from country, pop, rock and more, as well as a few surprise special guests from the worlds of film and television. All proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, and an organization that McGraw was closely affiliated with during his last tour.

Date: Monday, April 8
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: $100, $150 and $200 (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.

BON JOVI
All-American rock icons Bon Jovi will bring BON JOVI Because We Can – The Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, April 20. The tour will debut new songs from Bon Jovi’s upcoming album What About Now, to be released this spring. The group’s return to the road will launch the latest chapter in an ongoing blockbuster run which already has secured Bon Jovi’s status as the essential live rock band – having performed more than 2,700 concerts in more than 50 countries for more than 35 million fans.

Date: Saturday, April 20
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.50, $125, $179.50 and $229.50 (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). 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.comor www.ticketmaster.com.

THE 2013 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
The 2013 Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 19 at 8 p.m. live EST/delayed PST on the CBS Television Network. Music legend Prince, recipient of this year’s Billboard Icon Award, is scheduled to deliver an unforgettable performance during the three-hour show.

Date: Sunday, May 19
Time: 5 p.m.
Prices: TBD
Buy: TBD

FLEETWOOD MAC
Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will perform inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, May 26. The multi-GRAMMY Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will embark on the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 Tour after a three-year break. The new tour also marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the group’s classic album Rumours, one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies. Rumours was at the top of the pop charts for more than 31 weeks and had four Top 10 singles.

Date: Sunday, May 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $55, $85 and $165 (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.

JUSTIN BIEBER
Justin Bieber will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, June 28 as part of the expanded Believe Tour, presented by AEG. The platinum-selling pop sensation has sold more than 15 million units worldwide and dominated pop culture and social media, amassing more than 48 million Facebook fans, 31 million Twitter followers and 3.1 billion YouTube views.

Date: Friday, June 28
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $45, $59.50, $79.50 and $95 (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 David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: February 4 – 20; February 28 – March 6; March 14 – April 17; April 25 – May 3;
May 5 – June 5; June 13 – June 30
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. matinee performances Saturdays only
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances only.
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.

RODNEY CARRINGTON
Multi-talented comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington will return to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand with his hilarious stand-up comedy routine. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than three million copies. Carrington has been one of the Top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the last decade.

Dates: March 7 – 13; June 6 – 11
Times: 9 p.m. nightly
Prices: $69.99 and $89.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include front row-booth seating and a gift pack are available for $106.82 (not including applicable taxes and service fees); guests must purchase the entire booth. Call (702) 891-7902 to purchase.
Note: $2 from each ticket goes to the Rodney Carrington Foundation. For more information, visit www.rodneycarringtonfoundation.org.
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.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with a plethora of his comedic colleagues. This show contains adult content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to appear:
February 25 – March 3; March 25 – 31; April 22 – 28; June 17 – 23
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.

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
Additional Dark Dates: February 4 – 5; Friday, March 22
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Note: Additional performances Sunday, Feb. 10
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Winter Offer: Tickets start at $50 (not including applicable service charges and taxes); visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/winter or call 866-241-2833 and mention “Winter.”
*Offer valid for select performances through March 31, 2013. Subject to availability. Management reserves all rights.
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.

SPECIAL EVENTS

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP
The next installment of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp at MGM Grand, the highly successful music-magic experience, is February 14 – 18. Headlining the camp will be theatrical rock legends Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley, joined by icons Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mike Portnoy (Adrenaline Mob, formerly of Dream Theater) and George Lynch, among others.

The rock camp provides music fans the opportunity to jam nightly with legendary rock stars, write and record original songs, participate in master classes and perform live on stage in front of family and friends. Daily rock sessions are scheduled at MGM Grand and at Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp’s facility located west of the Las Vegas Strip.

Dates: February 14 – 18
Prices: Camp packages begin at $7,499
Buy: For registration and additional camp information, call 1-888-762-2263 or visit www.rockcamp.com.

COMEDY CENTRAL VEGAS PRESENTS DAVE ATTELL & JIM NORTON
Dave Attell and Jim Norton will perform a special comedy show inside the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand
February 22 – 23. Attell is no stranger to Las Vegas, having hosted the Adult Video News (AVN) Awards in 2010 and 2012. In 2005, a feature length concert film titled “Dave Attell’s Insomniac Tour Presents Sean Rouse, Greg Giraldo and Dane Cook,” was shot in Las Vegas. Norton is best known for his unique point-of-view and outspoken humor. He is a New York times best-selling author two times over for “Happy Endings: The Tales of a Meaty-Breasted Zilch” and “I Hate Your Guts.” Currently, Norton is touring nationwide performing in front of sold-out crowds both individually and as part of his new venture, “The Anti-Social Network.” This show contains adult content and guests must be 18 years of age or older.

Dates/Times: Friday, Feb. 22: 9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 23: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.99, $69.99 and $79.99 (all inclusive)
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.

NIGHTLIFE

TABÚ
Tabú is a boutique, stylish nightclub offering the finest in beauty, sophistication, service, drink and design. Tabú’s model servers provide tableside mixology, impeccable 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: Thursday – 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

FORBES FRIDAYS
The Strip’s hottest party heats up the weekend with electric giveaways and drink specials served by Tabú’s stunning model servers. DJ Eric Forbes commands the room with his pulsating beats ranging from hip-hop to rock and every music genre in between. Guests looking for a more secluded area in the stylish venue can enjoy Perrier Jouet Champagne and Absolut Vodka bottle specials at private VIP tables.

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 the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louise Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

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.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second and third re-entries are priced at $13, 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.
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 five venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at participating MGM Resorts International box offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling (866) 606-7111.

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MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

LADY GAGA
Following overwhelming ticket sales and sold-out shows throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, five-time GRAMMY Award-winner Lady Gaga will bring The Born This Way Ball World Tour to North America next month. Touring in support of her latest album Born This Way, Lady Gaga will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena
January 25 – 26. The Born This Way Ball World Tour is Lady Gaga’s first since the May 2011 release of her album Born This Way. The popular entertainer was named Forbes’ Most Powerful Woman in the World in 2011 and was included in Time’s annual “The 2010 Time 100” list of the most influential people in the world.

Date: January 25 – 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $57.75, $99.75(general admission floor and/or reserved seating) and $210 (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.

GEORGE STRAIT AND MARTINA MCBRIDE
George Strait, a legend in the world of country music, comes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Feb. 2. Strait’s career accomplishments include 59 No. 1 hits, 60 industry awards, more than 65 million albums sold, in addition to being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. With the recent announcement that The Cowboy Rides Away Tour would be his last, country fans have jumped at the chance to see one of the best performers in the music industry. Joining Strait’s tour will be Martina McBride, a four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and GRAMMY winner known for her hit single “Marry Me” with Train singer, Pat Monahan.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $63.50, $89.75 and $120 (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.comor www.ticketmaster.com.

PAC-12 MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT
The Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament will be played at the MGM Grand Garden Arena March 13 – 16. Some of the nation’s top teams will compete for the Pac-12 Championship and an automatic berth in the national championship tournament. This will be the first major basketball tournament ever played on The Strip. All tournament games will be televised nationally on ESPN, FOX and the Pac-12 Networks.

Dates: March 13 – 16
Time: Games will be played beginning at noon Wednesday, March 13.
Prices: TBD
Buy: Tickets go on sale Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. 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.

BON JOVI
All-American rock icons Bon Jovi will bring BON JOVI Because We Can – The Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, April 20. The tour will debut new songs from Bon Jovi’s upcoming album What About Now, to be released in spring 2013. The group’s return to the road in 2013 will launch the latest chapter in an ongoing blockbuster run which already has secured Bon Jovi’s status as the essential live rock band – having performed more than 2,700 concerts in more than 50 countries for more than 35 million fans.

Date: Saturday, April 20
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59.50, $125, $179.50 and $229.50 (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). 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.

FLEETWOOD MAC
Fleetwood Mac, one of rock’s most enduring, beloved and successful bands, will perform inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, May 26. The multi GRAMMY-winning and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees will embark on the Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 Tour after a three-year break. The new tour also marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the group’s classic album Rumours, one of the most successful albums in history with sales exceeding 40 million copies. Rumours was at the top of the pop charts for more than 31 weeks and had four Top 10 singles.

Date: Sunday, May 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $55, $85 and $165 (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.

JUSTIN BIEBER
Justin Bieber returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, June 28 as part of the expanded Believe Tour, presented by AEG. The platinum-selling pop sensation has sold more than 15 million units worldwide and dominated pop culture and social media, amassing more than 48 million Facebook fans, 31 million Twitter followers and 3.1 billion YouTube views.

Date: Friday, June 28
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $45, $59.50, $79.50 and $95 (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 David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: January 3 – 16; January 24 – February 20; February 28 – March 6;
March 14 – April 17; April 25 – May 3; May 5 – June 5; June 13 – June 30
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. matinee performances Saturdays only
Note: 9:30 p.m. show only Sunday, Feb. 3.
Prices: $69.99, $79.99 and $99.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances only.
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.

DREW CAREY’S IMPROV-A-GANZA
Drew Carey, stand-up comic, producer, writer and host of “The Price is Right,” brings back “Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza” to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand February 1 – 2. The dynamic Improv All-Stars cast joins Carey on stage for a lively, unrehearsed, no-holds-barred show with audience participation. Carey is best known for his self-titled series “The Drew Carey Show,” the innovative improvisation show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” and for hosting the hit CBS television show “The Price is Right.”

Dates: February 1 – 2
Time: 11:30 p.m.
Price: $49.99, $59.99 and $69.99 (not 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.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with a plethora of his comedic colleagues. This show contains Adult Content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $49 and $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $59, $69 and $79 when Garrett is scheduled to appear: January 21 – 27; February 25 – March 3; March 25 – 31; April 22 – 28 (special holiday prices apply).
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.

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
Additional Dark Dates: January 21 – February 5
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Note: Additional performances Sunday, Jan. 20 and Sunday, Feb. 10
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
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.

SPECIAL EVENT

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP
The next installment of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp at MGM Grand, the highly successful music-magic experience, is January 23 – 27. Headlining the camp will be rock icons Roger Daltrey of the Who and Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction. Also joining the camp will be Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield), Simon Townshend (The Who, Jeff Beck) and Stephen Perkins (Jane’s Addiction), among others.

The rock camp provides music fans the opportunity to jam nightly with legendary rock stars, write and record original songs, participate in master classes and perform live on stage in front of family and friends. Daily rock sessions are scheduled at MGM Grand and at Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp’s facility located west of the Las Vegas Strip.

Dates: January 23 – 27
Prices: Camp packages begin at $7,499
Buy: For registration and additional camp information, call 1-888-762-2263 or visit www.rockcamp.com.

NIGHTLIFE

TABÚ
Tabú is a boutique, stylish nightclub offering the finest in beauty, sophistication, service, drink and design. Tabú’s model servers provide tableside mixology, impeccable 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: Thursday – 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

FORBES FRIDAYS
The Strip’s hottest party heats up the weekend with electric giveaways and drink specials served by Tabú’s stunning model servers. DJ Eric Forbes commands the room with his pulsating beats ranging from hip-hop to rock and every music genre in between. Guests looking for a more secluded area in the stylish venue can enjoy Perrier Jouet Champagne and Absolut Vodka bottle specials at private VIP tables.

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 the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louise Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

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.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second and third re-entries are priced at $13, 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.
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.comor www.csiexhibit.com.

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

MGM GRAND Hotel ~ Entertainment/Nightlife/Sports Events

 

MGM GRAND

 

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 30 with its Long Road Out of Eden tour. The Eagles – Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit – will perform hits from the chart-topping album Long Road Out of Eden, as well as classic selections from the group’s 30-year career including “Hotel California,” “Desperado,” “Take it to the Limit,” “Life in the Fast Lane” and “Take it Easy,” among others. The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 30
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $210, $157.50, $93.75 and $68.25 (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.

RUSH
Rush is currently on a massive North American tour in support of its upcoming album Clockwork Angels and will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 23. Rush has had 17 of its 30 released albums certified platinum and eight others certified gold. The Clockwork Angels Tour will feature music from Rush’s eponymous album including “Caravan” and “Headlong Flight,” among others.

Date: Friday, Nov. 23
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $150, $90 and $55 (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.

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will perform in the U.S. for what is now a tradition to start the holiday season. This concert will include selections from Bocelli’s vast platinum-selling catalogue which covers his traditional and crossover classical repertoire. Bocelli is best known for his chart-topping hits including “Time to Say Goodbye” and “The Prayer.”

Date: Saturday, Nov. 24
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $400, $275, $195, $125, $75 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.

AEROSMITH
Aerosmith, one of America’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands, kicks off the second leg of The Global Warming Tour this month and will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 1. The band, featuring Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Brad Whitford (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass) and Joey Kramer (drums), is armed with career-defining hits and blazing songs from its most-recent album Music From Another Dimension, scheduled for release this month Aerosmith has sold more than 150 million albums worldwide and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They are the recipients of countless awards including four GRAMMYs, eight American Music Awards, six Billboard Awards and 12 MTV Video Music Awards, among other honors.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 1
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $149.50, $99.50 and $49.50 (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). 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.

MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO vs. JUAN MANUEL “DINAMITA” MÁRQUEZ 4
Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and four-division world champion Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Márquez will go mano-a-mano and toe-to-toe once again in a 12-round welterweight battle between two of this era’s top pound-for-pound and evenly matched fighters. Pacquiao-Márquez 4, the eagerly anticipated fourth act of the fistoric rivalry that has had fans and media standing on their feet for 36 action-packed rounds, will take place Saturday, Dec. 8.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $1,200, $900, $600, $400 and $200
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 10 per person and ticket sales at $200 are limited to two (2) 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.

UFC 155: JUNIOR DOS SANTOS vs. CAIN VELASQUEZ
Last November, Brazilian fighter Junior Dos Santos (15-1) ended Cain Velasquez’s reign as heavyweight champion, knocking out the two-time Division I All-American wrestler in the first round. Now, Velasquez (9-1) seeks revenge at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Dec. 29. In addition to the heavyweight title rematch, former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin will meet champion wrestler Phil Davis in a pivotal 205-pound contest.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 29
Time: Doors open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $800, $600, $400, $250, $125 and $75
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 10 per person and ticket sales at $200 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.

LADY GAGA
Following overwhelming ticket sales and sold-out shows throughout Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, five-time GRAMMY Award-winner Lady Gaga will bring The Born This Way Ball World Tour to North America in 2013. Touring in support of her latest album Born This Way, Lady Gaga will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena
January 25 – 26. The Born This Way Ball World Tour is Lady Gaga’s first since the May 2011 release of her album Born This Way, which has sold nearly six million copies worldwide. The popular entertainer was named Forbes’ Most Powerful Woman in the World in 2011 and was included in Time’s annual “The 2010 Time 100” list of the most influential people in the world.

Date: January 25 – 26
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $210, $99.75 (general admission floor and/or reserved seating) and $57.75 (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.

GEORGE STRAIT AND MARTINA MCBRIDE
George Strait, a legend in the world of country music, comes to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Feb. 2. Strait’s career accomplishments include 59 No. 1 hits, 60 industry awards, more than 65 million albums sold, in addition to being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. With the recent announcement that The Cowboy Rides Away Tour would be his last, country fans have jumped at the chance to see one of the best performers in the music industry live. Joining Strait’s tour will be Martina McBride, a four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year and GRAMMY winner recently known for her hit single “Marry Me” with Train singer, Pat Monahan.

Date: Saturday, Feb. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $120, $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). 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 David Copperfield continues to wow audiences at MGM Grand’s 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. Copperfield currently holds 11 Guinness World Records including “Largest Illusion Ever Staged” and “Most Magic Shows Performed in a Year.” He also is the first living illusionist to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Dates: December 16 – 31
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.; 4 p.m. matinee performances Saturdays only
Prices: $99.99, $79.99 and $69.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees);
VIP Meet-and-Greet packages, which include front row seating, a photograph with David Copperfield and a signed souvenir photo, are available for $199 (plus handling fees) during matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances only.
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.

RODNEY CARRINGTON
Multi-talented comedian, actor and writer Rodney Carrington returns to the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand this fall with his hilarious stand-up comedy routine. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than three million copies. According to Pollstar, Carrington has been one of the Top 10 highest-grossing touring comedians for the last decade.

Dates/Times: December 6 – 15: 10 p.m. nightly
Prices: $89.99 and $69.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Note: $2 from each ticket goes to the Rodney Carrington Foundation. For more information, visit www.rodneycarringtonfoundation.org.
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.

BRAD GARRETT’S COMEDY CLUB

Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor Brad Garrett brings his top-quality comedy to MGM Grand with his intimate 250-seat comedy club. The club provides Garrett, as well as legendary comedians and the next generation of comics, a place to call “home” in Las Vegas. Garrett is scheduled to appear multiple times throughout the year with a plethora of his comedic colleagues. This show contains Adult Content and is not recommended for guests under 21 years of age.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $59, $49 and $39 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Note: Prices are $79, $69 and $59 when Garrett is scheduled to appear: November 26 – December 2; December 28 – January 1; January 21 – 27; February 25 – March 3; March 25 – 31; April 22 – 28 (special holiday prices apply).
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 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.

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
Additional Dark Date: Tuesday, Nov. 20
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
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.

NIGHTLIFE

TABÚ
Tabú is a boutique, stylish nightclub offering the finest in beauty, sophistication, service, drink and design. Tabú’s model servers provide tableside mixology, impeccable 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: Thursday – 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

FORBES FRIDAYS
The Strip’s hottest new party heats up the weekend with electric giveaways and drink specials served by Tabú’s stunning model servers. DJ Eric Forbes commands the room with his pulsating beats ranging from hip-hop to rock and every music genre in between. Guests looking for a more secluded area in the stylish venue can enjoy Perrier Jouet Champagne and Absolut Vodka bottle specials at private VIP tables.

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 the drinks with fruit and displaying the innovative drinks around the bar in Louise Treize baccarat crystal bottles.

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.
Contact: Call (702) 891-7777 for more information

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. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

ATTRACTIONS

CSI: THE EXPERIENCE
The popular worldwide phenomenon is 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 60 – 90 minutes.

Dates/Times: Daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (last entry at 8 p.m.)
Prices: $28 per person (12 years and older); $21 per person (ages 4-11); second and third re-entries are priced at $13, 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.
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 five venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at participating MGM Resorts International box offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling (866) 606-7111.