While Las Vegas residencies featuring the hottest new talent get all the press, there are numerous tribute shows that pay homage to the music of yesteryear. From rock to Motown, Elvis to the Rat Pack, there is truly a tribute act for all tastes.
I thought it would be fun to lay out your options when it comes to tribute shows in Las Vegas to help you pick one that best aligns with your tastes, location, and budget.
For each show listed below, I’ll add links to view ticket prices with a couple of sources so that you can easily compare pricing to score the best deal.
Options On The Strip
Australian Bee Gees at Excalibur
Fans of the Bee Gees will love this tribute band at Excalibur that has been playing the hits for over 20 years.
Join the Gibb brothers and sing along to classics like “How Deep is Your Love” and “Staying Alive” for around $50 per ticket.
Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay
Among the more popular Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas, this tribute to Michael Jackson boasts the death-defying acrobatics and stunning visual effects that Cirque is known for.
If you have to choose one Michael Jackson show, I’d make it this one – Cirque du Soleil doesn’t disappoint.
The Beatles LOVE at Mirage
Another performance brought to you by Cirque du Soleil, Beatles LOVE is choreographed to songs like “All You Need is Love” and “Lucy in the Skey With Diamonds” served alongside the acrobatic amazement that Cirque is known for.
Tickets to this “psychedelic journey through the band’s iconic song catalog” start in the mid-$60s.
Purple Reign: THE Prince Tribute Show at Tropicana
A popular Prince tribute show on the south end of the Strip, Purple Reign has earned a solid reputation among Prince fans and residents of the State of Minnesota (trust me, they know).
The performance also features a tribute to Morris Day and The Time.
Affordably, tickets start in the $30s most nights.
Raiding the Rock Vault at The Hard Rock Cafe
Raiding the Rock Vault now calls The Hard Rock Cafe home, which is right on the south end of the Strip.
Featuring songs by mega-bands like The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, and more, this is sure to be a popular option for those who appreciate the rock genre.
Tickets start at around $70 and can be purchased with:
As evidenced above, there’s a tribute or cover show for all tastes, preferences, and budgets. As the “City of Entertainment”, Las Vegas does a bang-up job of paying homage to artists past and present.
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I’m a former software salesman turned Vegas aficionado. While the craps table is my preferred habitat, I pull myself away to explore new attractions, shows, restaurants, and outdoor activities around Las Vegas with the intent of sharing my experiences.
Ultimately, I just want to help folks plan a better trip and save a few bucks in the process.