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Las Vegas August 2022: Concerts, Shows, Restaurants

Here’s a look at concerts, shows and things to do in Las Vegas August 2022.

Usher Las Vegas Residency at Park MGM

Global megastar and eight-time GRAMMY Award-winner Usher recently debuted his exclusive new Las Vegas residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM.

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The exclusive, only-in-Vegas spectacular is packed with an impressive repertoire of smash hits spanning the multi-talented showman’s 20-year career, including “Yeah,” “U Remind Me,” “My Boo,” “Love In This Club,” “OMG” and “You Make Me Wanna…”

Usher’s show incorporates audience interaction and staging throughout the 5,200-seat entertainment venue, where every guest has an up close and personal experience with the superstar.

A limited number of tickets are available for the following performances: Aug, 26, 27, 31; Sept. 3, 4, 7, 9, 10; Oct. 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22, 26, 28 and 29.

Ghostbar Returns to Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas

The return of the beloved Ghostbar at Palms Casino Resort is official.

The Las Vegas nightlife icon will reopen its doors on Wednesday, August 3.

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Originally debuting in 2001, this widely popular bar and lounge perched high atop the 55th floor, quickly became one of the city’s most treasured nightspots featuring the most spectacular and stunning views of the entire Las Vegas skyline.

After a ghostly disappearing act, Palms has not only brought the Ghostbar back, but it has also reimagined it as the city’s newest, elevated and most intimate Ultra Lounge experience.

Terry Fator After Hours to Take Over The Bar at Times Square at New York-New York

Terry Fator is taking things late night with Terry Fator After Hours, a once-a-month performance featuring special guests at The Bar at Times Square at New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

Held immediately following performances of his award-winning show “Terry Fator: Who’s the Dummy Now?” the famed singer, comedian, ventriloquist and “America’s Got Talent” winner will partner up with other Las Vegas entertainers to perform songs accompanied by the venue’s popular dueling piano players.

This will be a rare opportunity to showcase Fator’s impressive vocals without his puppets.

Fator and his special guests, who will be announced soon, will perform their favorite numbers as well as requests from the audience.

Performances have been announced for Thursday, Aug. 18, Thursday, Sept. 22 and Thursday, Nov. 17

Here Kitty Kitty Vice Den to Host “Tokyo Vice Den” Pop-Up with House of Suntory Japanese Whisky

Famous Food Street Eats’ discreet speakeasy, Here Kitty Kitty Vice Den, is hosting an exciting pop-up cocktail experience, “Tokyo Vice Den,” with award-winning Japanese spirits brand House of Suntory.

The resort’s elegantly grunge hideaway has transformed into a must-see, must-experience destination filled with Japanese-inspired décor and expertly crafted cocktails.

“Tokyo Vice Den” now welcomes guests to a laidback hangout where they can indulge in specialty House of Suntory cocktail selections.

Tokyo Vice Den will open daily, Sunday-Thursday (4:30 pm – late) and Friday and Saturday (3 pm – late) now through October 1.

Modern Mexican Steakhouse, Toca Madera, Opens on Las Vegas Strip

Toca Madera Las Vegas, a modern Mexican steakhouse, will open its doors Tuesday, August 9, nestled in the courtyard between Aria and The Shops at Crystals.

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A unique and immersive dining experience helmed by Noble33 co-founders Tosh Berman and Mikey Tanha, Toca Madera’s third location features a 220-seat restaurant with a spacious lounge and speakeasy.

Las Vegas can expect an elevated, high-energy atmosphere featuring upscale dining and nightly live entertainment.

Toca Madera Las Vegas will debut a new menu, soon to be shared across all locations, that features popular Toca Madera dishes such as Sashimi Mexicano with ahi tuna, cucumber, avocado, pomegranate, chile de árbol, and leche de tigre, along with brand-new offerings created by Noble 33 Corporate Executive Chef AJ McCloud, including the A5 Wagyu Tacos with crispy wonton, cilantro, and kizami wasabi. Guests will be transported to Mexico City through a selection of modern Mexican cuisine prepared with sustainable, organic ingredients.

The Garden Table at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

The iconic Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens unveiled one of Las Vegas’ most exclusive dining experiences with the debut of The Garden Table.

Available for brunch or dinner, The Garden Table invites guests to enjoy an epicurean adventure at a table set within the spectacular beauty of Bellagio’s stunning floral masterpiece.

Specialty prix-fixe menus crafted by the award-winning teams at MICHAEL MINA Bellagio and Sadelle’s Café feature fare that will delight all the senses.

The Garden Table will be available for all future Bellagio Conservatory displays with menus rotating seasonally to complement the design theme.

The experience can accommodate up to six guests and reservation time is limited to two hours.

Guests are to check-in at the host stand of selected restaurant.

The Cabinet of Curiosities and The Lock by Imagine Exhibitions opens at Bally’s Las Vegas

As immersive realities expand, get ready to be transported into a drinking experience like none other with the opening of The Cabinet of Curiosities and The Lock by Imagine Exhibitions.

Located inside the lower level of Bally’s Las Vegas, The Cabinet of Curiosities transports guests into a world of curiosity, dreams, and memory with wonders from near and far that weave together a unique experience with inspired craft cocktails to enjoy.

Beyond the Cabinet, guests may encounter The Lock, an intimate speakeasy guarded by The Locksmith, where guests must solve a riddle to gain entrance where they’ll enjoy bespoke prohibition-era craft cocktails.

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art Introduces New Exhibition Showcasing African American Performance History From the 1920s through the 1970s

Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art recently debuted its newest exhibition Caldonia: Concert and Film Posters from The Ralph DeLuca Collection.

Showcasing icons of American music, Caldonia features a collection of 44 vintage posters advertising performances and films featuring African American musicians and actors from the 1920s into the 1970s.

Named and curated by Serubiri Moses, Caldonia offers a window into an era of Black performance history that is slowly disappearing from public memory.

This selection of promotional announcements highlights performers as wide-ranging as Otis Redding, Jackie “Moms” Maybley, Thelonius Monk and Aretha Franklin. Many of the posters exhibited are themselves rare, but their true value comes from their historical context.

Taken together, they bring to life the networks of Black artists and Black-owned performing arts venues—known as the Chitlin’ Circuit—that, while not memorialized in history books, launched the careers of now-household names who shaped American music history. 

Swedish House Mafia Nightlife Residency at Wynn Las Vegas

Electronic music supergroup, Swedish House Mafia, announces their first-ever North American nightlife residency with Wynn Nightlife at the world-renowned Encore Beach Club and XS Nightclub inside Wynn Las Vegas.

Beginning August 20, the trio of Swedish DJs comprised of Sebastian Ingrosso, Steve Angello and Axel “Axwell” Hedfors will bring their award-winning music to the unique nightlife setting for two years.

To complement Swedish House Mafia’s powerhouse performances, Encore Beach Club and XS Nightclub will enhance its audio-visual production to offer guests an immersive and captivating experience.

Each venue will feature a customized stage design, curated LED displays, pyrotechnics, cryogenics and more.

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