Weekend Roundup: Hit Shows to Catch in Vegas March 7-8

Bruno Mars Performing on StageThe MGM Grand will be buzzing with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry this Saturday for Keep Memory Alive’s 24th annual Power of Love® gala. This year’s celebration will be honoring the legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond.

The impressive lineup of entertainers includes Tony Bennett, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Chris Issak and more.

Outside of the big Power of Love gala event, there’s a lot more hit shows going on on the Strip that will delight.

Take a look at the weekend roundup for a fun weekend ahead!

Jabbawockeez Timeless at MGM Grand

The masked dancers, who celebrate 10 years wowing spectators on the Las Vegas Strip with their unique, hip-hop choreography, have just debuted the fourth version of their show on Friday, called “Timeless.”

The new show will incorporate their original dance moves to an ultimate pop playlist, making sure that they’ll hit a song that everyone will know.

You can catch them dancing across the stage at the Jabbawockeez Theater at MGM Grand.

Bruno Mars at Park MGM

The celebrated singer, songwriter, producer, and Grammy award-nominee Bruno Mars is one of the most exciting Vegas residencies this year. As part of a multi-year residency, the “Uptown Funk” maestro will be pumping up the ground with his popular hits and energetic stage presence.

Here’s a fun fact, mega-producer Babyface has been joining forces with Mars to help create his new album. We’re sure the two musical icons will be linking up in Vegas this weekend for Mars’ quick weekend set.

Catch one of his shows at the Park MGM on the 6th and 7th of March, and the 20th, 24th, and 25th of April.

Babyface at Mirage

The award-winning, multi-faceted pop and R&B musician, who has over 200 top 10 R&B hits and more than 50 top 10 pop hits, will be crooning the crowds at the Mirage this weekend. The audience can expect to hear his signature hits “Every Time I Close My Eyes” and “When Can I See You.”

Catch him live for March 6-8 performances. Meet-and-greets with the prolific music man will also be available.

Chicago

Back by popular demand, the hugely successful American rock band continues their mini-residency this weekend, with three more shows in the month of March.

Chicago is one of the longest-standing and best-selling musical groups of all time. Attendees can be sure to hear scattered hits from across their 36 albums.

Catch their feel-good music on March 6-7 at the Venetian.

First Ladies of Disco

The American girl group features three extraordinary women who have made their stamps on the pop, R&B, and disco charts. The show’s ensemble includes Marsha Wash of the Weather Girls and Black Box, Linda Clifford, and Norma Jean Wright of Chic.

Marsha Wash, also known as “The Queen of Clubland,” is a two-time Grammy nominee who’s best known for shaking up the dance music scene with the tremendous success of her  immortal hit “It’s Raining Men.”

Linda Clifford, a five-time Grammy nominee, pumped out major hits in the 70s and 80s. Those hits include “If My Friends Could See Me Now” and “Runaway Love.” Her songs “Shoot Your Best Shot” and “Red Light” reached #1 on the American dance chart and was also a pop crossover success.

Norma Jean Wright, the Ohio-born singer/songwriter helped usher in the 1970s disco explosion as a signature member of the group Chic. Chic’s 1977 single “Dance, Dance, Dance” quickly climbed to the Top 10 of Billboard’s pop chart, with the follow-up success “Everybody Dance.”

Catch these ladies blowing out the stage at the Orleans Showroom on March 7.

Tom Segura

The rising American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and podcaster will be making his debut at the Aces of Comedy series at Mirage’s Terry Fator Theatre this weekend. You probably know him from his popular Netflix specials, his podcast called “Your Mom’s House,” and the film “Instant Family.”

Get your giggle on at his performances on March 6-7.

Are you catching one of these shows this weekend? Who are you looking most forward to seeing?