Your super guide for the coming week in Las Vegas (December 9th to 15th edition)
Thursday December 9th
MUSIC: JASON ALDEAN His duet with brand-new Las Vegas Strip headliner Carrie Underwood was one of the highlights of last month’s American Music Awards show, when Aldean sat on a rooftop performing “If I Didn’t Love You.” The collaborative single can be found on the first half of November of Aldean’s epic double album. Macon, with the second half Georgia should appear next year. Expect a decent amount of new material when his Back in the Saddle tour takes over Dolby Live at Park MGM for three nights. December 9-11, 9 p.m., $ 63- $ 220, ticketmaster.com. âBrock Radke
PARTY: MIJA 10 p.m., discos discopussydtlv.com.
SPORT: WRANGLER NATIONAL FINAL RODEO Until November 12th, Thomas & Mack Center, nfrexperience.com.
COMEDY: NATE BARGATZE 7 p.m. & 10 p.m., encore theater, ticketmaster.com.
ART: UNLV EARLY MUSIC ENSEMBLE CONCERT: WOMEN’S VOICES OF THE BAROQUE 7:30 p.m., Doc Rando concert hall, unlv.edu.
MUSIC: CODY JOHNSON 8 p.m., Chelsea, ticketmaster.com.
COMEDY: STEVE TREVINO 10 p.m., Mirage Theater, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: JOHN ANDERSON 10:00 p.m., Golden Nugget Showroom, ticketmaster.com.
COMEDY: JEFF DUNHAM 7:30 p.m., Colosseum, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: DEE JAY SILVER 10:30 p.m., Zouk nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MUSIC: PAULY SHORE & The Crustys 10 p.m., Sand Dollar Lounge, thesanddollarlv.com.
Friday December 10th
SPORT: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. PHILADELPHIA FLYER 7 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: DIERKS BENTLEY & 12.11., 8 p.m., Chelsea, ticketmaster.com.
ART: TSTMRKT 8 p.m., Vegas Theater Company, tstmrkt.com.
PARTY: NELLY With Red Shahan, 9 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.
MUSIC: EMO NIGHT TOUR 8 p.m., 24 Oxford, virginhotelslv.com.
COMEDY: RON WHITE 12/11, 10 p.m., Mirage Theater, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: GOST With True Body, 9 p.m., the Dive Bar, brownpapertickets.com.
PARTY: DJ IRIE 10 p.m., Drai’s nightclub, draisgroup.com.
COMEDY: RODNEY CARRINGTON & 12/11, 9 p.m., David Copperfield Theater, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: GRYFFIN 10:30 p.m., XS Nightclub, wynnsocial.com.
COMEDY: JOHN CAPARULO & 12.11., 7 & 9:30 p.m., Wiseguys, vegas.wiseguyscomedy.com.
PARTY: LOST KINGS 10:30 p.m., marquee night club, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com.
MUSIC: JAMEY JOHNSON 10:00 p.m., Golden Nugget Showroom, ticketmaster.com.
FOOD & DRINK: RE-BAR’S 5-YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Re-Bar, Derek Stonebargers bar and antique store, has now been open for five years, although it feels longer because the popular Arts District eatery rose to be a landmark pretty much from the start. Re-Bar celebrates from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. with free beer, free pretzels, giveaways and live music and then goes to a nightly party for its mug keepers at Davy’s sister company. Both bars serve rolling rock drafts valued at $ 1 all night. 3 p.m., free entry, S. Main Str. 1225, 702-998-8777. – Geoff Carter
OTHER: IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE STAGED RADIO GAME The ultimate Christmas movie gets its wings thanks to a sweetly clever adaptation by the Vegas-based theater group Poor Richard’s Players. In this story-in-story, the production of a small radio station by It is a wonderful life is thrown into crisis by a blizzard that stranded the actors, and the station staff intervene to obey the law of the theater: the show must go on! Can the magic of Christmas conquer everything? 10-11 & 17.-18. December, 8 p.m., $ 15â $ 20, the Playhouse, theplayhouselv.com.
Saturday December 11th
PARTY: THE CHAIN ââSMOKERS 10:30 p.m., XS Nightclub, wynnsocial.com
COMEDY: MS. BEAT There has always been a bit of nightlife, music, and other fun in the suburbs, but comedy was harder to come by. That’s why the Bonkerz comedy series is such a welcome treat in the cozy Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Resort, and this week it’s Atlanta’s mom, actress, podcaster and star of her own BET + series, Ms. Pat. Summerlin hasn’t laughed like that in a long time. December 11, 9 p.m., $ 25, ticketmaster.com. âBrock Radke
MUSIC: CHVRCHES With Donna Missal, 7:30 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.
ART: NEVADA BALLET THEATER: THE NUTCRACKER Until December 26th, different times, Reynolds Hall, thesmithcenter.com.
PARTY: LOUIS THE CHILD 10:30 p.m., Zouk nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MUSIC: COOLIO 8 p.m., Ravello Lounge, theresort.com.
SPORT: UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. HARTFORD Noon, Michelob Ultra Arena, axs.com.
PARTY: THE FANTASTIC YULE BALL 8 p.m., Millennium Fandom Bar, Fandombar.com.
SPORT: UFC 269 3 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: FRANKIE MORENO 15:00 & 19:00, Myrons, thesmithcenter.com.
PARTY: NGHTMRE 10:30 p.m., Omnia nightclub, hakkasangroup.com.
MUSIC: EXHORDER With Take Offense, Extinction AD, Plague Years, 8 p.m., the Dive Bar, brownpapertickets.com.
ART: YOUNG ARTISTS ORCHESTRA OF LAS VEGAS: THE NUTCRACKER 7 p.m., windmill library, lvyao.org.
MUSIC: SEAN STEMALY 10 p.m., Stoney’s Rockin ‘Country, etix.com.
Sunday December 12th
SPORT: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. MINNESOTA WILD 6 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
PARTY: DJ SINCERELY 9:30 p.m., foundation room, houseofblues.com/lasvegas/fr.
COMEDY: CIPHA SOUNDS With Mia Jackson, Landry, Michael Yo, 7 & 9:30 p.m., Comedy Cellar, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: RYAN BAKER 2 p.m., the room thespacelv.com.
MUSIC: TRAVIS CLOER Jersey boys was just the beginning. If you’ve seen Travis Cloer on stage in Las Vegas singing in his own fascinating style at Space or Smith Center or elsewhere, you know that you are up against a sublime talent. He’s just been performing on the Philharmonic’s vacation show, and now he’s doing it Christmas with me in the legendary Italian American Club. December 12, 8 p.m., $ 75, iacvegas.com. âBrock Radke
Monday December 13th
MUSIC: MONDAYS DARK 8TH ANNIVERSARY Back in 2013, performers / producers Mark Shunock and Cheryl Daro created a new kind of variety show. Mondays Dark would feature a kaleidoscope of Las Vegas talent, aiming to raise $ 10,000 for various local charities in 90 minutes. Since then, the popular bi-monthly event has raised more than $ 1 million for 100 Las Vegas businesses – and growing. The show is celebrating its 8th anniversary with a boisterous party that features an impressive mix of talent and more than just a little bit of Christmas cheer. 8 p.m. $ 20-1,500, Theater at Virgin, mondaysdark.com. -C. Moon reeds
PARTY: DJ SHIFT 10:30 p.m. Juwel Night Club, hakkasangroup.com.
MUSIC: FULL MOON 10 p.m., Sand Dollar Lounge, thesanddollarlv.com.
COMEDY: WIL SYLVINCE With Mark Pitta, Jared Freid, Monique Mavez, Michael Yo, 7 p.m., Comedy Cellar, ticketmaster.com.
Tuesday December 14th
OTHER: THE FABULOUS FLAMINGO: BUGSY, BILLY, VIRGINIA AND THE MAKING OF MODERN LAS VEGAS In celebration of the flamingo’s 75th birthday, immerse yourself in the infamous past of the classic casino. Hear as three historian writers take you back to the golden era of Old Vegas, where the mob reigned and the FBI was hot on their heels. Learn about troubled founder Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel, heartbreaker Virginia Hill, and other colorful characters on this thrilling journey back to the origins of a strip institution. For additional authenticity and drama, the event takes place in the historic courtroom of the Mob Museum. 7pm, $ 17- $ 30,theobmuseum.org. -C. Moon reeds
MUSIC: REBA, BROOKS & DUNN 7:30 p.m. & 10.12.-12.11, Colosseum, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: JANTSEN 10 p.m., discos discopussydtlv.com.
PARTY: MIKEY FRANCIS 10:30 p.m., Omnia, hakkasangroup.com.
Wednesday December 15th
ROSA MARTINI With China Forbes, 8 p.m., Encore Theater, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: DEUX TWINS 10:30 p.m., Encore Beach Club, wynnsocial.com.
MUSIC: LUKE COMBS With Ashley McBryde, Ray Fulcher, 7 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MEN’S UNLV BASKETBALL VS. OMAHA 7 p.m., Thomas & Mack Center, unlvtickets.com.
PARTY: FERGIE 10:30 p.m., library in the marquee, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com.
PARTY: DAN SHAKE 10 p.m., Commonwealth, clubodavegas.com.
PARTY: DJ SEANY MAC 9:30 p.m., foundation room, houseofblues.com/lasvegas/fr.
MUSIC: HOSTILITIES With Neto, the end of everything, torment of life, 6 p.m., Adlerhorst-Halle, brownpapertickets.com.
MUSIC: … AND YOU KNOW US BY TRAIL OF THE DEAD Do you still make yourself for missing the ornate indie rockers from Austin at the Bunkhouse in January 2020 … a few weeks before the world collapses? Here is your chance for salvation. The band that released their 10th studio albumâX: The Goddess Void and Other Stories– He returns to Fremont Street about a week before last year’s gig in Vegas, this time playing backstage bar & billiards with tourmates Death Valley Girls and local opener Orange Eats Creeps. If Trail of Dead’s Nov. 27 hometown setlist is any indication, expect some of the early work the group built their (memorable) name on, as well as a selection of what followed. 8 p.m., $ 18, eventbrite.com. âSpencer Patterson
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