Photo: Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin and More Enjoy Team Dinner at TAO

Thursday night at TAO Asian Bistro in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles Clippers enjoyed a team dinner while in town for training camp. The group, which included Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Matt Barnes, Glen “Big Baby” Davis and Jordan Farmer among others dined on TAO signature entrées and Chris Paul’s favorite dessert, the LAVO Oreo Zeppole brought over from the Italian restaurant in the Palazzo. Towards the end of dinner, Big Baby Davis asked the TAO lounge DJ to play his song “Big Baby Gon’ Turn It Up” which is currently available on iTunes. As the song played throughout the restaurant, Big Baby ripped open the curtains in the private dining room and gave guests in the restaurant an impromptu concert, lip-synching to his own song and dancing with his teammates. The restaurant diners loved it and danced along with him as he entertained the crowd.

 

Upstairs at TAO Nightclub, hockey forward and captain of the Colorado Avalanche, Gabriel Landeskog was spotted at a VIP table with teammates. The team is in town for a pre-season game against the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan at TAO Las Vegas

Photo credit: Kristin Conte

MGM GRAND Monthly Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND Monthly Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

FROZEN FURY XVI: LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. COLORADO AVALANCHE
The NHL returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 4 for Frozen Fury XVI, when the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings take on the Colorado Avalanche. The game will be played as part of the 2014 preseason schedule.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 4
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $53 and $95; $200, $250 and $300 (VIP tickets along the glass and upper railing)
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.comm or ticketmaster.com.

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 11 as part of the band’s History of the Eagles tour. The band will perform classic songs, 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: Saturday, Oct. 11
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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ZAC BROWN BAND
The three-time GRAMMY Award-winning and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band will bring their Great American Road Trip Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Oct. 17. Special guest Sturgill Simpson will join Zac Brown Band for the show. The band’s three platinum-selling albums, Uncaged, You Get What You Give and The Foundation, together have sold more than six million copies and produced a historic series of 11 No. 1 hit singles. Last year on the road, the group performed for more than 1.3 million fans during a run of more than 70 headline dates and more than a dozen major festival appearances.

Date: Friday, Oct. 17
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $47, $67 and $89 (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 www.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. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25 as part of the This One’s For You Tour 2014. Buffett has recorded more than 30 albums, 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. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $40, $70, $105 and $210 (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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

NBA PRE-SEASON: LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS. SACRAMENTO KINGS
The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Sacramento Kings Friday, Oct. 24 in the second NBA pre-season match-up at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Superstar Kobe Bryant will lead the Lakers as the team prepares for the 2014 – 2015 season. Sacramento will look to make a name for itself in the highly competitive Western Conference with a roster featuring young talent and experienced veterans.

Date: Friday, Oct. 24
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $25, $40, $55, $75, $150 and $500
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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PHISH
The American rock band Phish recently announced a 12-date fall tour which concludes with three performances at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Phish performances blend musical improvisations, extended jams and various elements of a wide variety of genres including progressive rock, psychedelic rock, hard rock, jazz, funk, folk, bluegrass and blues. The band’s new album, Fuego, debuted in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart. Fuego was recently named one of the “10 Best Albums of 2014 so far” by Rolling Stone readers while NPR Music hailed it as Phish’s “finest work in more than a decade.”

Dates: Friday, Oct. 31 – Sunday, Nov. 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $60 (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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

15th ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS
The Latin GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Thursday, Nov. 20. The show will air in the United States on the UNIVISION Network from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT. This year marks the seventh time Latin music’s most prestigious awards telecast will take place in Las Vegas and the first time at MGM Grand. This year’s nominations will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 24, with additional details to follow.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 20
Time: Doors open at 3:30 p.m.; Show begins at 5 p.m. PST
Prices: $50, $125, $175, $325, $450 and $600 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Sept. 41 at 10 a.m. and will be available 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 ticketmaster.com.

MGM GRAND MAIN EVENT
The MGM Grand Main Event, a new men’s college basketball tournament featuring eight teams will tip off November 24 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The event features two four-team brackets with each team playing two games November 24 and November 26. The Heavyweight bracket includes Auburn, Oklahoma State, Oregon State and Tulsa while the Middleweight bracket will feature Louisiana, Milwaukee, Oral Roberts and a final team to be announced. Eight additional games will be played at home sites preceding the games in Las Vegas.

Date: Monday, Nov. 24 and Wednesday, Nov. 26
Times: Morning session: 11 a.m.
Evening session: 5:30 p.m.
Prices: $50, $80, $120, $150 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 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.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 28. 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 2013 featuring the singles “Take Back the Night,” “TKO” and “Not A Bad Thing.”

Dates: Friday, Nov. 28
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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

STEVIE WONDER
Legendary singer, songwriter, musician and producer Stevie Wonder recently announced the Songs in the Key of Life Performance, a more than 10-city tour across North America this fall, which includes a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The tour will begin in New York in November and feature a live adaptation of the iconic Songs in the Key of Life. Throughout his career, the celebrated singer has amassed 49 Top 40 singles, 32 No. 1 singles and has received 25 GRAMMY Awards, an Oscar, a Golden Globe and is an inductee into the Rock and Roll, Songwriters’ and NAACP Halls of Fame.

Dates: Saturday, Nov. 29
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $45, $75, $125 and $175 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
Buy: Tickets go on sale Monday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. and will be sold at 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 return to the United States in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MGM GRAND SHOWCASE
The action returns in December when the University of Nevada, Las Vegas headlines the MGM Grand Showcase with its first appearance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The action tips off Saturday, Dec. 20 with Oklahoma versus Washington at 6 p.m. PT followed by the Runnin’ Rebels battling Utah at 8:30 p.m. Both games will be nationally televised with Oklahoma-Washington on ESPNU and UNLV-Utah on ESPN2.

Dates: Saturday, Dec. 20
Times: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $30, $50, $75, $150, $200 and $300
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, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest, among others.

Dates/Time: Thursday – Saturday: Opens at 10:30 p.m.
Dark: Sunday – Wednesday
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 (323) 785-3036.

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: October 1 – 20; October 28 – November 13; November 21 – December 3;
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.
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 www.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 7 – 13. Carrington has recorded eight comedy albums including Hangin’ with Rodney and Morning Wood, selling more than three million copies combined. He also wrote and co-starred in the movie “Beer for My Horses” with country music star Toby Keith. 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 7 – 13
Time: 10 p.m. nightly
Prices: $59.99, $69.99 and $89.99 (not including applicable taxes and service fees)
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 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 2014 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. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are October 1 and November 17 – 20 and 22 – 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.

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 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 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

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 AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES/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) 891-1111 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.

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. West Wing Bar is open daily at 4 p.m. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

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.

KÀ LOUNGE
Located at the KÀ Theatre lobby, experience live music and show characters while sipping on handcrafted cocktails Tuesday – Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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.com or csiexhibit.com.

MGM Grand Las Vegas Entertainment Listings

MGM Grand Las Vegas Entertainment Listings

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

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. Carlos has released more than 58 albums in Brazil, more than 100 albums internationally and has composed more than 500 songs. The performance will mark Carlos’ first appearance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

MAYHEM: FLOYD MAYWEATHER VS. MARCOS MAIDANA 2
Eleven-time world champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather will face Marcos “El Chino” Maidana in a rematch Saturday, Sept. 13 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Their first meeting was an epic 12-round showdown that ended in a majority decision in favor of Mayweather. The undefeated Mayweather (46-0, 26 KOs), an 11-time world champion in five weight divisions, is boxing’s biggest star and undisputed pound-for-pound champion. The 30-year-old Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) put on a show this past May when he stood toe-to-toe and challenged the king of boxing before losing a majority decision that left the MGM Grand Garden Arena and sports world buzzing. The event will air live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View at 8 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 13
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $350, $600, $850, $1200 and $1600
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 with a limit of two (2) at the $350 price range. 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.

ALEJANDRO FERNANDEZ
Leading Latin pop star Alejandro Fernandez will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena with his Confidencias World Tour for a Mexican Independence Day celebration Sunday, Sept. 14. Fernandez, who channels Mexico’s rich tradition through his music and continues to capture the hearts of fans worldwide, is one of the most accomplished vocalists and biggest-selling artists in Latin music history.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 14
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $65, $75, $99, $175 and $225 (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 www.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 fourth 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. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20. This year’s lineup is scheduled to include Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Usher, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, Mötley Crüe, Zac Brown Band, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Paramore and Iggy Azalea, among others.

Dates: Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20
Time: Both shows will begin at 7 p.m.
Prices: $160.50 and $528 (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 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 remained in the Top 10 three months following its release. The platinum album has given Perry the biggest single of her career with “Roar,” while “Dark Horse” 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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

UFC 178: DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON VS. CHRIS CARIASO
UFC 178 will be headlined by the UFC flyweight title bout between champion Demetrious Johnson and surging contender Chris Cariaso Saturday, Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The event also will feature a featherweight match-up between Ireland’s Conor McGregor and Louisiana native Dustin Poirier. UFC 178 will air live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

Date: Saturday, Sept. 27
Time: Doors are scheduled to open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $250, $400, $600 and $800
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 ticketmaster.com.

FROZEN FURY XVI: LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. COLORADO AVALANCHE
The NHL returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 4 for Frozen Fury XVI, when the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings take on the Colorado Avalanche. The game will be played as part of the 2014 preseason schedule.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 4
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39, $53 and $95; $200, $250 and $300 (VIP tickets along the glass and upper railing)
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.

THE EAGLES
The Eagles will return to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 11 as part of the band’s History of the Eagles tour. The band will perform classic songs, 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: Saturday, Oct. 11
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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

Zac Brown Band

ZAC BROWN BAND
The three-time GRAMMY Award-winning and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band will bring their Great American Road Trip Tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Oct. 17. Special guest Sturgill Simpson will join Zac Brown Band for the show. The band’s three platinum-selling albums, Uncaged, You Get What You Give and The Foundation, have together sold more than six million copies and produced a historic series of 11 No. 1 hit singles. Last year on the road, the group performed for more than 1.3 million fans during a run of more than 70 headline dates and more than a dozen major festival appearances

Date: Friday, Oct. 17
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $47, $67 and $89 (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 www.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. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25 as part of the This One’s For You Tour 2014. Buffett has recorded more than 30 albums, 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. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 25
Time: Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.
Prices: $40, $70, $105 and $210 (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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

NBA PRE-SEASON: LOS ANGELES LAKERS VS. SACRAMENTO KINGS
The Los Angeles Lakers will host the Sacramento Kings Friday, Oct. 24 in the second NBA pre-season match-up at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Superstar Kobe Bryant will lead the Lakers as the team prepares for the 2014 – 2015 season. Sacramento will look to make a name for itself in the highly competitive Western Conference with a roster featuring young talent and experienced veterans.

Date: Friday, Oct. 24
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $25, $40, $55, $75, $150 and $500
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.

15th ANNUAL LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS
The Latin GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena Thursday, Nov. 20. The show will air in the United States on the UNIVISION Network from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT. This year marks the seventh time Latin music’s most prestigious awards telecast will take place in Las Vegas and the first time at MGM Grand. This year’s nominations will be announced Wednesday, Sept. 24, with additional details to follow.

Date: Thursday, Nov. 20
Time: Doors open at 3:30 p.m.; Show begins at 5 p.m. PST
Prices: $50, $125, $175, $325, $450 and $600 (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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Justin Timberlake will bring The 20/20 Experience World Tour back to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 28. 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 2013 featuring the singles “Take Back the Night,” “TKO” and “Not A Bad Thing”

Dates: Friday, Nov. 28
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 www.mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

ANDREA BOCELLI

ANDREA BOCELLI
Classical and pop superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to the United States in December for a select run of concerts beginning Saturday, Dec. 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Bocelli will be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Svetla Vassileva and world-renowned guest vocalist Heather Headley.

Date: Saturday, Dec. 6
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $75, $125, $195, $275 and $400 (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 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, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Seacrest, among others.

Dates/Time: Thursday – Saturday: Opens at 10:30 p.m.
Dark: Sunday – Wednesday
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 (323) 785-3036.

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: August 27 – September 8; September 23 – October 20;
October 28 – November 13; November 21 – December 3; 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.
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 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 2014 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. Garrett’s scheduled appearance dates are September 27 – October 1 and November 17 – 20; 22 – 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.

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 Performances: Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Additional Dark Dates: September 23 – 27
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
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 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

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 AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES/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) 891-1111 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.

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. West Wing Bar is open daily at 4 p.m. and features a live DJ set Friday and Saturday.

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.

KÀ LOUNGE
Located at the KÀ Theatre lobby, experience live music and show characters while sipping on handcrafted cocktails Tuesday – Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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 host “WET At Night,” the daylife destination’s first ever nighttime bash Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 10:30 p.m. with a DJ performance by Tiësto.
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 www.mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

UFC TO HOST FIGHT FOR THE TROOPS ONLINE AUCTION

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UFC® TO HOST FIGHT FOR THE TROOPS ONLINE AUCTION

 Auction Items Include Dinner with UFC President Dana White, Private Training Session with Anderson Silva, Jon Jones Framed Gloves, UFC VIP Packages, Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences such as Walk Out with a Fighter and more!

Bid Now at UFCFightfortheTroops.com

 

From cornering your favorite fighter to having dinner with the Octagon Girls®, Ultimate Fighting Championship® fans can now place bids on exclusive UFC® auction items at ufcfightforthetroops.com, with the auction closing at 8 p.m. PT on Thurs., Nov. 7. The online auction to raise money for the United States Armed Forces is in conjunction with the UFC Fight for the Troops event that will take place live from Fort Campbell, KY on Wed., Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT on FOX Sports 1. Fans can also make donations online or by calling 1-877-747-4376 (HERO).

In addition to exclusive UFC autographed merchandise and memorabilia, fans will have the chance to bid on an East Coast and West Coast VIP experience package. The package features airfare, accommodations and tickets to a UFC event for the winner and a guest, dinner with UFC President Dana White and Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste, a meet-and-greet with UFC fighters and Hall of Famers, special access to weigh-ins with a behind the scenes tour, and a once-in-a-lifetime experience to walk out with a fighter, and, should the fighter win, the opportunity to enter the Octagon® alongside them.

Several celebrities have stepped up in support of the UFC’s Fight for the Troops event. The Red Hot Chili Peppers donated an autographed guitar, drum head and album. Chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain will fly a fan and their guest to New York City for a one night stay including lunch with him. Country singer Blake Shelton, surfboarder Kelly Slater, skateboarder’s Tony Hawk, Rob Dyrdek and Paul Rodriguez and reality star Jenni “JWOW” Farley have also contributed autographed items.

 

Other sports teams and professional athletes that have contributed to the auction include Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks, Miami Heat, Manchester United, Baltimore Ravens, Indiana Packers, Indiana Fever, Kansas City Royals and Atlanta Braves.

 

Highlights of UFC’s Fight for the Troops online auction include:

  • UFC VIP experience packages
  • Private Training Session with a UFC Superstar Anderson Silva
  • Dinner with UFC Octagon Girls
  • Official piece of Octagon canvas
  • Autographed UFC memorabilia and merchandise including event posters, Jon Jones, Georges St-Pierre, Junior Dos Santos and Anderson Silva framed gloves
  • Dinner with UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes, Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin
  • Behind-the-Scenes UFC Tonight show experience in Los Angeles
  • UFC on FOX Sports 1 experience
  • Octagon collector’s edition book autographed by UFC President Dana White
  • UFC GYM Ultimate Fitness Experience including a 1 year membership
  • Signed NBA basketball by the 2013 All Star Team
  • EA Sports gift package
  • Toyo Tires gift certificate for tires
  • Century’s MMA Pro Line Gear
  • VIP visit for two to the FOX NFL Sunday pre-game show in Los Angeles
  • Meet and greet with Regis Philbin and the Crowd Goes WILD Cast in New York
  • UFC, NFL and MLB Topps Trading Cards package
  • Sons of Anarchy autographed items including pilot script with signed headshots, posters and limited edition comic book

 

*Restrictions apply on auction items. Auction items are subject to change. Visit ufcfightforthetroops.com for more information.

 

Proceeds from the online auction and donations will go to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and The National Intrepid Center of Excellence, an advanced research facility in Bethesda, MD dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of military personnel and veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health issues. To date the UFC has hosted two UFC Fight for the Troopevents (2008 and 2011) that have help raise over $4 million.

 

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®

Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto, Beijing and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 35 live events annually. The UFC is the largest pay-per-view event provider in the world with events distributed residentially through North American cable and satellite providers including iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on BellTV, Shaw Communications, Sasktel, and Viewer’s Choice. In 2012, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group for live events and thousands of hours of programming including the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, on FOX Sports 1.

 

In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 145 countries, to 882 million TV households worldwide, in 28 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and Australia via Main Event and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly 2.5 million followers on Twitter. UFC businesses also include over 90 UFC GYM® locations in 28 US states, UFC FIT, an in-home fitness and nutrition program, UFC 360, the internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, a new videogame franchise in development with EA, best-selling DVDs, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, branded apparel and Topps Trading Cards.

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.

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

MGM GRAND

MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

11th ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD AWARDS
The Neighborhood Awards, hosted by Steve Harvey at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 10, is an awards show like no other. Honored at this unique event are business establishments, religious and community leaders, churches and high schools for their contributions and excellence within various neighborhoods nationwide. Best described as the Oscars with an urban beat, the show will feature a diverse and talented group of celebrities, actors, comedians and recording artists who present non-traditional awards to the stars of their own communities.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 10
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $125, $135 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

LIL WAYNE
GRAMMY Award-winning hip-hop icon Lil Wayne will bring his high-energy, eye-popping show to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 31. The America’s Most Wanted Music Festival supports Lil Wayne’s 10th studio album,
I Am Not A Human Being 2, released in March 2013. The album includes two hit singles “Love Me” featuring Drake and Future and “No Worries” featuring Detail. The two songs hit No. 2 and No. 1, respectively, on Urban radio. The celebrated tour includes Tip “T.I.” Harris and Future who will join Lil Wayne on all dates.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 31
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.75, $79.75, $99.75 and $150.75 (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.

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 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, 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) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena 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.
Prices: $100 (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.

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 his 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 – 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 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: 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 he has collectively 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 for two high-energy 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.

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 as the No. 2 pound-for-pound MMA fighter in the world behind Jon Jones – dominating the welterweight division.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 16
Time: Details to be announced soon
Prices: Details to be announced soon
Buy: Details to be announced soon

DRAKE
GRAMMY Award-winning, multi-platinum selling, recording artist Drake will bring his North American Would You Like a Tour? arena tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Nov. 22. The tour, supporting Drake’s highly anticipated upcoming album Nothing was the Same, 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 and it 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 a second time
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 year after year.

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 find cures to end the disease tomorrow. 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 m 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: August 1 – September 1; September 19 – 30
Times: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.: Sunday – Friday
4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.: Saturdays
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 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. Scheduled dates are August 9 – 15; September 16 – 22; October 15 – 20.
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.

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 – opens at 10 p.m.
Saturday – opens 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

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 Louis 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.

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 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 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.

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MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

UFC 162: ANDERSON SILVA VS. CHRIS WEIDMAN
UFC middleweight champion and undisputed pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon Saturday, July 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to face undefeated No. 1 contender Chris Weidman. Silva will defend his middleweight title for a record 11th time. In addition to the Silva-Weidman showdown, Frankie Edgar (15-4-1), a former lightweight champion, will battle Brazil’s Charles Oliveira (16-3, 1 NC) while former Strikeforce middleweights Tim Kennedy (15-4) and Roger Gracie (6-1) face off in the Octagon in their UFC debuts.

Date: Saturday, July 6
Time: Doors will open at 3 p.m.
Prices: $125, $250, $400, $600, $850 and $1,200
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 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.

BRUNO MARS
Bruno Mars will perform at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 3 as part of the highly anticipated The Moonshine Jungle World Tour. The pop star’s blockbuster single “Locked Out Of Heaven,” from his second album Unorthodox Jukebox, spent six consecutive weeks atop Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart. Mars has sold more than 50 million singles worldwide and is a 14-time GRAMMY Award nominee.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 3
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.50, $55, $69.50 (general admission), $99.50 and $155 (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.

11th ANNUAL NEIGHBORHOOD AWARDS
The Neighborhood Awards, hosted by Steve Harvey at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 10, is an awards show like no other. Honored at this unique event are business establishments, religious and community leaders, churches and high schools for their contributions and excellence within various neighborhoods nationwide. Best described as the Oscars with an urban beat, the show will feature a diverse and talented group of celebrities, actors, comedians and recording artists who present non-traditional awards to the stars of their own communities.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 10
Time: 7 p.m.
Prices: $125, $135 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 mgmgrand.com or ticketmaster.com.

LIL WAYNE
GRAMMY Award-winning hip-hop icon Lil Wayne will bring his high-voltage, eye-popping show to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 31. The America’s Most Wanted Music Festival supports Lil Wayne’s 10th studio album,
I Am Not A Human Being 2, released in March 2013. The album includes two hit singles “Love Me” featuring Drake and Future, and “No Worries” featuring Detail. The two songs hit No. 2 and No. 1, respectively, on Urban radio. The celebrated tour includes Tip “T.I” Harris and Future who will join Lil Wayne on all dates.

Date: Saturday, Aug. 31
Time: 8 p.m.
Prices: $39.75, $79.75, $99.75 and $150.75 (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.comor ticketmaster.com.

BLACK SABBATH
Black Sabbath helped define heavy metal with releases such as the quadruple-platinum album Paranoid. The group will now 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 in May 2013 he defeated Robert Guerrero at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, 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.comor 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 his 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 – 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. Further details about the show lineup will be available this summer. 

Dates: Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21
Time: Details to be announced soon
Prices: Details to be announced soon
Buy: Details to be announced soon

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. Game time both nights is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Dates: Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28
Time: 7 p.m. nightly
Prices: $36, $50 and $91; two-game combination 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 Friday, Oct. 4 and 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: Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5
Time: Both shows will begin at 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 Metta World Peace 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 he has collectively 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 be back for two high-energy 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.

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, 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 will release a new album September 30, 2013, continuing the musical journey started on 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 a second concert
Saturday, 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: Saturday, 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 year after year.

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.

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: July 1 – Sept. 1
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 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. Scheduled dates are July 17 – 28; August 26 – 31; and September 20 – 22.
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
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: Saturday, July 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 cirquedusoleil.com/ka or mgmgrand.com, or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.

SPECIAL EVENT

ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP FEATURING YES
Pioneers of progressive rock, YES will be featured in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp at MGM Grand July 14 – 17. The group has achieved worldwide success with a history spanning more than 45 years and 20 studio albums, but is best known for its expansive songs, esoteric lyrics, elaborate album art and live stage sets. The band’s current lineup features singer Jon Davison, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Steve Howe, drummer Alan White and keyboardist Geoff Downes.

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: July 14 – 17
Prices: Camp packages begin at $7,499
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 – opens at 10 p.m.
Saturday – opens 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

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 Louis 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.

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 can 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 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 mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com.

***Guests can choose three attractions from five venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $57. 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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TICKETS FOR UFC AT STAPLES CENTER GO ON SALE THIS FRIDAY!

TICKETS FOR UFC® on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA
AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES
ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 22!

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua continues his quest back to the title when he collides with Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Ultimate Fighting Championship® formally announced today that the Rua-Vera showdown will take place at the home of the 2012 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings.

In the night’s co-main event, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida battles Ryan Bader, winner of season eight of The Ultimate Fighter®. Plus, red-hot heavyweight Travis Browne collides with tested veteran Ben Rothwell, while exciting lightweights Joe Lauzon and Terry Etim meet in a can’t-miss bout in Los Angeles.

This action-packed card from STAPLES Center will air live on FOX at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

Tickets for UFC® on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA go on sale on Friday, June 22 at 10 a.m. PT and are priced at $200, $150, $100, $85, $70, $45 and $30. Tickets will be available at the STAPLES Center Box Office or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are subject to convenience and service fees.

UFC® Fight Club members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to this event Wednesday, June 20 at 10 a.m. PT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, June 21, starting at 10 a.m. PT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.

For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com.  All bouts live and subject to change.

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas and with offices in London, Toronto and Beijing, UFC produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. In 2011, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This also includes the longest-running sports reality show on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which now airs on FX in an exciting new live format.

In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 20 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions, in English throughout Canada via Premium Sports Broadcasting Inc. and in French throughout Quebec via Interbox. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with over two million followers on Twitter. Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed magazine, UFC.TV offering live event broadcasts and video on demand around the world, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel and trading cards.

Photo: 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings Celebrate Win at WET REPUBLIC – Friday, June 15

Yesterday (Friday, June 15), the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings made a visit to WET REPUBLIC Ultra Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino to celebrate their recent victory. As they made their way to the VIP bungalows, hundreds of fans and partygoers lined up to cheer them on. Once they settled in their bungalow, the MC announced the arrival of the Los Angeles Kings congratulating them on winning this year’s cup. Jarret Stoll, center for the team picked up the trophy and showcased it for all to see as a loud roar of more cheers came from the crowd below. The Stanley Cup was then positioned front and center from the bungalows as the players spent the day basking in the sun and cooling off in their private pool.

The champions will return to Las Vegas for “Frozen Fury 15 – Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche Saturday, September 29” also taking place at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

 

Rampart Casino Hosts Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Viewing Party As Los Angeles Kings Play for Series Sweep and NHL Championship

Rampart Casino Hosts Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Viewing Party
As Los Angeles Kings Play for Series Sweep and NHL Championship
Wednesday, June 6 at 5 p.m.

Las Vegas hockey fans can watch the pivotal Game 4 of the Stanley Cups Finals between the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils during a viewing party inside Addison’s Lounge at Rampart Casino tonight at 5 p.m.

The Kings are going for a Stanley Cup sweep as they lead 3-0 in the best-of-seven series. Should the Kings win, they will become the 2012 NHL Champions, and hockey fans can watch all the Game 4 action at the Rampart Casino.

Addison’s Lounge will offer $2 Budweiser and Bud Light specials in addition to $10 Budweiser and Bud Light bucket specials throughout the Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Viewing Party. All those in attendance will also have the chance to win great prizes with giveaways during the game’s two intermissions and following the third period.

For more information on the Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Viewing Party, call 702-507-5900.

About Rampart Casino

The 50,000-square-foot Rampart Casino, located next to the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, offers an intimate gaming experience with more than 1,200 slot, video poker and keno machines; more than 40 live-action table games, featuring craps, roulette, 6-deck shoe blackjack, double-deck blackjack, single-deck blackjack, three-card poker, crazy 4 poker and progressive commission free pai gow; and a full-service race and sports book where guests can wager on horse racing, football, basketball, baseball, hockey, auto racing, boxing and additional selected events. Guests can also enjoy the benefits of the Rampart Rewards club where they can take advantage of monthly promotions in addition to earning and redeeming points for cash, free play, complimentary meals, entertainment, merchandise, trips to the Aquae Sulis Spa and rooms at the JW Marriott Las Vegas.  Rampart Casino also offers entertainment on a nightly basis with live music and events inside both Addison’s Lounge and J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub and an intimate piano bar experience at Round Bar.

For the latest Rampart Casino news, follow on Facebook (RampartCasino) and Twitter (@RampartCasino). Contact the casino at 702-507-5900.