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Las Vegas performers extend residencies into the new year, promising unforgettable entertainment on the renowned Strip

By Lisa Robertson-Dziedzic


Las Vegas has become synonymous with dazzling entertainment, and its allure is further amplified by the incredible headline residencies that grace the renowned Strip. The city has evolved into a global hub for top-tier artists, hosting legendary performers who settle into extended residencies, captivating audiences with unforgettable performances night after night. From iconic musicians to world-class magicians and stand-up comedians, Las Vegas stages have seen an impressive array of talent. These headline residencies not only elevate the city’s status as an entertainment mecca but also offer fans a unique and intimate experience, allowing them to witness their favorite artists in a setting unlike any other.

What makes these headline residencies in Las Vegas truly remarkable is the immersive and elaborate production values that accompany them. The city’s state-of-the-art venues spare no expense in creating a sensory feast, combining cutting-edge technology, striking visuals and innovative stage designs to enhance the overall experience. The result is a mesmerizing blend of artistry and spectacle that transcends traditional concert formats. What follows are our picks for the must-see shows in the new year.


Weekends with Adele

Prepare to be captivated as Adele extends her mesmerizing Las Vegas residency, Weekends with Adele, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The global icon has unveiled an additional 32 dates in 2024, marking the grand finale of this extraordinary musical journey. Starting on Jan. 19 and concluding on June 15, fans will have the chance to immerse themselves in Adele’s soul-stirring performances. The residency has become a must-see event, drawing audiences from around the world to experience the raw emotion and powerhouse vocals that define Adele’s unparalleled artistry. Adele promises weekends filled with unforgettable moments, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of her devoted fans.


Garth Brooks/Plus ONE

Due to overwhelming fan demand, Garth Brooks has added 18 new 2024 dates for his Las Vegas residency, Garth Brooks/Plus ONE, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

“My experience working with the family and crew at Caesars and the audiences of the residency has been next level. I couldn’t have picked a better place to play or better people to play for,” Brooks said.

Garth Brooks/Plus ONE will give fans the opportunity to see Garth up close and personal. No two shows will be the same. With varying instrumentation or the occasional special guest, Garth and his audience will share a once-in-a-lifetime experience each and every night.

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Miranda Lambert: Velvet Rodeo The Las Vegas Residency

Country music superstar Miranda Lambert has unveiled the concluding dates for her highly praised residency, Miranda Lambert: Velvet Rodeo The Las Vegas Residency, held at the Bakkt Theater in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The final nine shows are scheduled for March and April of 2024, offering fans a unique opportunity to witness live renditions of Lambert’s chart-topping hits and cherished album tracks in an intimate setting. Having embraced the shift from the touring lifestyle, Lambert expresses her enthusiasm for the Vegas residency, emphasizing the creative joy it has brought to her and the band.

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Lionel Richie: King of Hearts

Music legend Lionel Richie is set to continue his residency at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with his captivating show, Lionel Richie: King of Hearts, throughout the entirety of 2024. This esteemed headliner will grace the stage for select dates in June, September, October and November, providing audiences with multiple opportunities to experience the magic of his live performances.

Since his debut at the Encore Theater in 2019, the “Endless Love” singer has delivered 39 sold-out performances, solidifying his status as a beloved fixture on the Las Vegas entertainment scene. The venue’s stunning setting creates an exclusive and intimate atmosphere, allowing both new and returning fans to immerse themselves in Richie’s unparalleled talents and sing along to a rich catalog of classics.

The 2024 performance dates include June 26, 28 & 29; Sept. 18, 20 & 21, 25, 27; Oct. 9, 11 & 12; Nov. 6, 8 & 9, 13, 15 & 16. This continuation of Richie’s residency promises to be a musical journey through the heart of his timeless hits, providing an unforgettable experience for audiences at the Encore Theater.

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MANILOW: LAS VEGAS – The Hits Come Home! 

The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has confirmed that Barry Manilow will extend his record-breaking residency at the International Theater into 2024. Renowned for his spectacular performances, Manilow’s concert series, MANILOW: LAS VEGAS – The Hits Come Home! has recently claimed the title of USA Today’s #1 Show in Las Vegas, surpassing the record number of performances set by Elvis Presley on this iconic stage.

David Siegel, the founder, president & CEO of Westgate Resorts, said, “It’s an honor to continue celebrating Barry’s incredible career delighting audiences night after night as only he can. Barry is a timeless entertainer and a once-in-a-generation talent. We couldn’t be happier to continue to have him call Westgate Las Vegas his home.”

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Rod Stewart Announces Final Shows

Rod Stewart has announced the final shows of his remarkable and critically acclaimed 13-year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Rod Stewart: The Hits will conclude on its 200th show in the summer of 2024 with seven extraordinary concerts, scheduled for July 24–Aug. 7, 2024.

Since its debut in 2011, the rock icon has delivered an arena-sized concert in an intimate concert experience that’s exclusive to Las Vegas audiences, with no seat more than 145 feet from his majestic stage. Rod Stewart: The Hits features chart-topping hits spanning Stewart’s unparalleled over-five-decade career; the production remains one of the best-reviewed and must-see shows on the Las Vegas Strip. The hits-packed setlist includes songs like, “You Wear It Well,” “Maggie May,” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy,” “The First Cut is the Deepest,” “Tonight’s the Night,” “Every Picture Tells A Story,” “Infatuation,” and “Forever Young.”

“Sir Rod Stewart is a true rock legend, and we have had the great privilege of being his Las Vegas home at The Colosseum for more than a decade,” said Jason Gastwirth, president of entertainment for Caesars Entertainment. “Throughout his residency, we’ve been amazed by Rod’s impeccable showmanship and superstar talent highlighting his timeless catalog of hits, and we are incredibly grateful for the countless memories he created for our guests.”

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Scorpions: Love At First Sting Las Vegas

The legendary hard rock band Scorpions, recognized as one of the most iconic and influential in the genre, is making a triumphant return to the Las Vegas Strip in 2024. They will present a brand-new and exclusive headlining residency show titled Scorpions: Love At First Sting Las Vegas, commemorating the 40th anniversary of their iconic album, “Love at First Sting.” The residency is set to kick off on Thursday, April 11, at the Bakkt Theater within Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, and run through May 3. The new show follows the band’s popular Sin City Nights residency, which sold out all nine performances at the venue in 2022.

Expressing their enthusiasm for the upcoming residency, Klaus Meine of Scorpions stated, “We’re very excited to return to Las Vegas in 2024 for nine more concerts at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino’s Bakkt Theater. We can’t wait to share our new show with our fans in the U.S., celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic Love at First Sting album along with our biggest hits! Get ready for another Desert Sting … it’s gonna be a Hell of a Ride!” For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit


Donny Osmond Live in Vegas

The iconic entertainer and music legend, Donny Osmond, has prolonged his acclaimed solo residency at Harrah’s Las Vegas Showroom, now extending through May of 2024. Osmond’s show is a dynamic and energy-filled musical odyssey that delves into his unparalleled life as one of the most globally recognized entertainers. Audiences can anticipate engaging performances throughout the show, featuring the fan-favorite and showstopping “Auto-rap-ography”—a rap performance accompanied by milestone photos and videos from his illustrious six-decade career. Donny also treats fans to a full Broadway production of his classic Disney hit from Mulan, “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You.” An interactive segment allows the audience to request any song he’s ever recorded, adding a personalized touch to the unforgettable experience.

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Bill Maher 

Renowned comedian and television host Bill Maher is set to make a triumphant return to the David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in 2024, treating audiences to his unique blend of honest and hilarious comedy. The scheduled show dates are Feb. 16 & 17, June 21 & 22 and Nov. 1 & 2.

With Maher’s reputation for delivering sharp and socially relevant comedy, these show dates are sure to be a hot ticket in Las Vegas, providing an unforgettable experience for comedy enthusiasts in the entertainment capital of the world.

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Jeff Dunham

Celebrated ventriloquist Jeff Dunham, a comedic force to be reckoned with, continues to dominate the entertainment scene with an impressive array of achievements—from sold-out global concert tours to record-breaking broadcast specials. As a best-selling author and Hollywood Walk of Fame star, Dunham has solidified his status as one of the world’s most inventive entertainers. Responding to overwhelming demand and a string of sold-out shows, Dunham has delighted fans by announcing six additional dates for his critically acclaimed residency, Still Not Canceled, at the Bakkt Theater within the iconic Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in the coming year.

Scheduled for performances on May 24, June 30, July 21, Aug. 30, Oct. 20 and Dec. 8, the upcoming shows promise to be a riotous display of Dunham’s comedic prowess alongside his infamous puppet companions—Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist. With Dunham’s signature blend of wit, humor and a touch of irreverence, the audience is in for a treat as they witness the unparalleled chemistry between the ventriloquist and his quirky cast of characters. As a testament to Dunham’s enduring popularity, this residency extension is a golden opportunity for fans to experience the laughter-inducing spectacle that has earned him accolades and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. This is undeniably a show not to be missed, promising an unforgettable evening of laughter and entertainment.


Wayne: Up Close And Personal

Responding to an overwhelming outpour of fan enthusiasm and popular demand, Flamingo Las Vegas has officially announced the extension of “Mr. Las Vegas” Wayne Newton’s acclaimed show, Wayne: Up Close and Personal, into the year 2024. The iconic entertainer, currently gracing the stage at the Wayne Newton Theater inside Bugsy’s Cabaret, is commemorating an impressive 64-year legacy of performances in Las Vegas. This residency extension marks a significant chapter in Newton’s storied career, particularly as he returns to the very venue, Flamingo Las Vegas, where he first captivated audiences with headlining performances in 1963.

Recognized as a global standout, Wayne: Up Close and Personal currently holds a top 10 percent rating on Trip Advisor, a testament to its widespread acclaim and universal appeal. Newton stated, “I’m thrilled to continue performing my show Up Close and Personal at the Flamingo, entertaining audiences who travel from all over the world. I can’t think of a better place to spend my 64th year performing in Las Vegas. Boy, time flies when you’re having fun!”

With his enduring charisma and timeless performances, Wayne’s residency extension promises to be a celebration of both his illustrious career and the unparalleled entertainment that has made him a living legend in the heart of the Las Vegas entertainment scene.

Newly announced 2024 dates include Jan. 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29, 31; Feb. 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26; March 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 27, 30; April 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 24, 27, 29; May 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 29; and June 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26.


An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live

In a thrilling revelation for fans of legendary guitarist Carlos Santana, the music icon has confirmed an extension of his 2024 residency at the House of Blues Las Vegas, located within the vibrant Mandalay Bay resort. This marks the 12th consecutive year of An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live, a spellbinding showcase that has become synonymous with unforgettable musical experiences. The newly added performance dates, spanning from Jan. 24 to Feb. 4 and then continuing on May 10 & 11, 15 & 16 and 18-23, promise to captivate audiences with the timeless allure of Santana’s greatest hits. As a testament to Santana’s enduring popularity and the magic of his live performances, this residency extension reaffirms the House of Blues Las Vegas as a premier destination for music enthusiasts seeking an intimate connection with one of the most iconic figures in the history of rock and Latin music.

Santana’s residency at the House of Blues Las Vegas not only underscores the artist’s commitment to delivering unparalleled musical experiences but also reflects the venue’s reputation as a cultural hub for live performances. The fusion of Santana’s soulful guitar riffs and the unique ambiance of the House of Blues creates a harmonious synergy that resonates with fans from across the globe. With a legacy spanning decades, Carlos Santana’s residency remains a testament to the enduring power of his music to unite and inspire audiences, ensuring that each performance is not merely a concert but a profound journey into the soul of one of the greatest guitarists of our time.


Carrie UnderwoodREFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency

Carrie Underwood, the celebrated superstar and inaugural resident headliner at Resorts World Theatre, has recently announced an extension of her sold-out performances for REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency, featuring 18 additional shows in 2024. The extended dates are set for March 6-9, 13, 15 & 16; May 22, 25 & 26, 29, 31; June 1; and Aug. 14, 16 & 17, 21, 23 & 24.

Crafted exclusively for the state-of-the-art venue, Underwood’s REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency remains an unmissable spectacle in Las Vegas, earning enthusiastic praise from both critics and fans. The show has consistently sold out since its debut in December 2021, celebrating highlights from her career and showcasing her greatest hits accumulated over 15 years as an award-winning international recording and touring artist.

REFLECTION breathes life into beloved fan favorites in a fresh and captivating manner, utilizing spectacular special effects, pyrotechnics and cutting-edge visual and audio technology. The production features extravagant set pieces that are uniquely tailored for the venue. Underwood elevates the entertainment value to new heights, sharing the stage with her band, dancers, aerialists and a special virtual orchestra. This high-energy production combines the spirit of Nashville with the glitz, glamor and spectacle that Las Vegas audiences have come to expect.

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The B-52s Las Vegas Residency

The B-52s are renowned as The World’s Greatest Party Band, a title well-earned with 45 years in the industry and over 20 million albums sold. Their enduring popularity and status as one of rock music’s beloved acts are evident. The secret to their longevity and continuous appeal becomes clear when one experiences a B-52s concert.

Following the end of the farewell tour, the B-52s embarked on residencies at The Venetian Las Vegas inside the Venetian Theater. The first residency concerts took place in May, August and September, with further dates scheduled for April 2024

Featuring groundbreaking tunes like “Rock Lobster,” “Dance This Mess Around,” “Private Idaho,” “Roam” and “Deadbeat Club,” as well as chart-toppers like “Love Shack,” their 2008 CD Funplex marked a thrilling return to the pop scene, debuting at #11 on the Top 200 chart. The B-52s’ unforgettable dance-rock melodies ignite a party atmosphere every time their music plays.

Upcoming shows on April 12, 13, 17, 19 & 20 promise a lively experience. Tickets for The B-52s’ performances are currently available for purchase at The Venetian Resort box office or by calling 702.414.9000 or 866.641.7469.


Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band

Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band, featuring Steve Lukather, Colin Hay, Edgar Winter, Warren Ham, Hamish Stuart and Gregg Bissonette, are embarking on a journey, bringing their concert experience to Las Vegas.

After a bustling 2023 with spring and fall tour dates and the release of EP3, featuring a 10” vinyl and blue cassette, along with a new music video titled “Everyone and Everything,” Ringo’s momentum continues into 2024.

Catch these legendary performers at The Venetian Theatre during their return to Las Vegas on select dates from May 22 to June 1, 2024.

You can purchase tickets at any box office at The Venetian Resort or by calling 702.414.9000 or 866.641.7469. Don’t miss the chance to witness this stellar lineup of musicians in action.


Kool & The Gang

Back by popular demand and after multiple sold-out shows, the legendary funk group Kool & The Gang returns to the stage at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino with their residency through 2024 that kicks off Feb. 9 and runs through Oct. 5.

With iconic songs like “Celebration,” recently added to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry, and hits like “Jungle Boogie,” “Get Down On It” and “Open Sesame,” which was featured as part of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, Kool & The Gang continues to electrify the stage with its ever-popular take on musical genres, ranging between funk, soul, jazz, R&B and rock inside the International Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

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U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere

In the wake of the historic and groundbreaking launch of U2’s highly acclaimed U2:UV Achtung Baby Live At Sphere in Las Vegas, Sphere Entertainment Co. and Live Nation have announced an additional 11 dates have been added in 2024 to the immensely popular residency, extending the opportunity for audiences to experience the magic of U2’s iconic performances. The new dates include shows on Jan. 26 & 27, 31; and Feb. 2 & 3, 7, 9 & 10, 15, 17 & 18. With this extended run, U2 enthusiasts can now look forward to more chances to witness the legendary band’s electrifying live show, further solidifying the residency’s status as a must-see global spectacle. The extended residency promises to be a celebration of musical excellence, pushing the boundaries of live entertainment and setting a new standard for immersive concert experiences.

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