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August Must Do Events In Las Vegas

Last updated: August 1, 2019 at 10:23 am. Posted by in Things to Do in Las Vegas. No Comments on August Must Do Events In Las Vegas.

In some places, things slow down as summer crawls toward its end. But in Las Vegas, the party never stops. There are just as many fun shows, incredible activities and FOMO events throughout August as there are at any other point of the Vegas calendar year. Wondering what Las Vegas shows in August you should attend this year? Here are our August must dos:

Aug. 1 – 7

ZEDD performs at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

ZEDD performs at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace. Photo courtesy of OMNIA.

Zedd at Omnia nightclub

Still a mere 29-years-old, Anton Zaslavski is an electro house prodigy. Dance with him as he puts down his EDM swagger at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace on Aug. 2. Or stand still and watch others dance as they watch you not dance – the choice is yours.

 

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Nelly at Drai’s nightclub

Relive all your favorite early 2000 rap hits from the leader of the St. Lunatics as Nelly comes to Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell Las Vegas on Aug. 2 to put it “down, down baby” and makes center Strip into “Nellyville.”

 

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Steve Aoki at Omnia nightclub

On Aug. 3, the DJ / producer / guy who likes to jump, Steve Aoki, brings his tour de force skills to OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace for a night featuring genres ranging from EDM to hip hop. Where better than Las Vegas to be for the man who created “Neon Future?”

Aug. 8 – 15

 

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Tiësto at Omnia Nightclub

The heavyweights of the DJ world continue their descent upon OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace. On Aug. 9, the night belongs to Tiësto. The king of progressive house brings his digital workstation, his synthesizers and, likely his cell-phone, with him for a night of future house power.

50 Cent at DRAI'S NIGHTCLUB in the Cromwell in Las Vegas

If you divide 2010 by 50, you get a number we don’t really have the brainpower to calculate. It was a rough weekend.

50 Cent at Drai’s Nightclub

Fiddy brings his array of hips and hops to Drai’s at The Cromwell, so get ready to throw your arms symbolizing that you just don’t care as the New York based artist pops off “In Da Club,” “Wanksta,” and “Candy Shop” on August 10.

PAULA ABDUL: FOREVER YOUR GIRL AT THE FLAMINGO Las Vegas

Paula Abdul. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Paula ABDul: Forever YOur Girl at The Flamingo

You’re going to want to “Rush, Rush” on over to Flamingo Hotel and Casino Las Vegas to catch the singer / dancer / all-around entertainer who is “Forever Your Girl.” Paula Abdul stole America’s hearts in the late 1980s and early 1990s and she has had hold on us ever since. Now see the debut of her Las Vegas residency and she “Straight Up” gives the audience her best starting on Aug. 13. No word yet if MC Skat Kat will be making an appearance.

The Classic Prosecco - National Prosecco Day in Las Vegas

This is Prosecco. Pedicure not pictured.

National Prosecco Day

Prosecco and a pedicure! To celebrate National Prosecco Day on Aug. 13, COLOR – A Salon by Michael Boychuck inside Caesars Palace offers the following deal: Purchase the ultimate pedicure and receive 30 percent off your service plus a glass of Prosecco. Book here.

Def Leppard playing at Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Def Leppard sings a song called “Photograph.” This is a photograph of Def Leppard. Photo by Kevin Nixon. Courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City Residency at Zappos Theater

The English rock ’n’ roll band behind “Hysteria,” “Pyromania” and a cadre of monster hits still enjoyed by people who love hair spray, rekindle their fire in Las Vegas. “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” “Photograph,” and “Animal” are just a few of the aerosol-friendly songs fans can expect as the band plays exclusively at the Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino Aug. 14 – Sept. 7.

Aug. 16 – 23

 

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Fabolous at Drai’s NightClub

Fabolous can do many things – like talk on the phone and get a hair cut at the same time. He can also make hit records. Partake in the fun as Fab, or Mr. Lous depending on how well you know him, goes thru the catalog, including “Can’t Deny It,” “Young’n (Holla Back),” and “Make Me Better,” at Drai’s at The Cromwell on Aug.16.

 

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Matthew Berry at Caesars Palace and The LINQ

Hey, Matthew Berry: Fantasy football fans don’t care if you’re in a suit when you give advice. You can wear tennis shorts and an ascot on your journey to Las Vegas where you’ll give draft insight and strategies, but also tell tales of your “fantasy life” and answer audience questions.

The event takes place at 8 p.m. inside Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace on Aug. 16 with a meet and greet to follow at Montecristo Cigar Bar.

A few lucky, lucky fans can take their draft to the next level with one-on-one advice from Berry at The BOOK at LINQ Hotel + Experience on Aug. 17. He’ll grade your picks and tell it like it is at this once-in-a-lifetime draft event. Only 24 lucky groups will be able to hold their drafts with Berry. Reserve your space early for this event.

 

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George Clinton at Brooklyn Bowl

Owen Wilson loves George Clinton. If that’s not enough for you, peep this: The One Nation Under Groove Tour brings the king of funk, along with Parliament Funkadelic to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade on Aug. 18. You can expect that George and company will turn this mother out all-night long.

 

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2 Chainz and Big Sean at Drais Nightclub

“No Lie,” 2 Chainz brings his Southern swagger to Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell on Aug. 22 and 24 so get ready to get krunk with tracks like “I’m Different” and “Used 2.” In between, Big Sean brings that smooth Santa Monica sound to the club so expect a mixtape come to life.

Aug. 24 – 31

 

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Rae Sremmurd at Drai’s

Brothers Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee have become club sensations with their hip hop and trap shows. “Black Beatles” off of “SremmLife 2” made them international superstars. Their latest album “SR3MM” has gone triple platinum. Come see what all the fuss is about Aug. 29 at Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell.

 

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Martin Garrix at Omnia

If you are “Scared to be Lonely,” join the Amstelveen, Netherlands bred DJ born Martjin Gerard Garritsen at OMNIA Nightclub at Caesars Palace on Aug. 31. Garrix is a master of Dutch house and future bass, setting incredible vibes with each performance. One of the youngest and most famous DJs in the world, he is worth seeking out.

Roger Clyne playing at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade

Roger Clyne in black and white. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Roger Clyne at Brooklyn Bowl

The sounds of the Southwestern U.S. are found all over the music of Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers. They have brought that style of American rock’n’roll all over the world and have even created their own music festival in Mexico. Catch them at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade to get your rock fix on Aug. 31.

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Jason is originally from the great state of New Jersey. That’s right – great! He’s lived in Las Vegas on and off for the past 20 years, which he also rates as top notch. As a pop culture fanatic, he loves concerts, great food, offbeat adventures and movies. He has written for too many publications to mention, has sold a few screenplays and is immersed in the creative world.

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