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Backed by a nine-piece band, sexy dancers and a loyal legion of fans, Matt Goss is bringing a Frank Sinatra-like vibe back to Caesars Palace.

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MATT GOSS performs Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings in the Gossy Room at Caesars Palace.

Las Vegas has been good to Matt Goss. The crooner with the velvet voice and Rat Pack-style has been performing each weekend at Caesars Palace for the past five years. Now his trademark fedora is fully in the ring as he begins a new residency that has him doing four shows a week.

“When you walk into Caesars Palace, you sense history,” Goss says. “We felt there was a great opportunity to grow the show. Like anything you love, you want it to grow and reach more people.”

Goss, who rose to fame as the lead singer of the 1980s British pop group Bros (his twin brother, Luke, played drums), is fond of his adopted city. “Las Vegas has really embraced me. They get what I’m trying to do—that’s to bring a fun, elegant show to the Strip. A lot of people say, ‘This is the Vegas we want to see.’”

But more important, these days, is his work for breast cancer awareness with the Susan G. Komen Foundation. “My beautiful mother passed away last year. She was everything to me. She was my best friend, my confidante,” he says. “We spoke after every single show, so to not have that is a massive void in my life. I had to do something in her honor, and Susan G. Komen to me is the most loving organization I’ve ever been around.”

Goss even wrote the foundation’s anthem, “Strong,” to inspire people to fight. “You have to acknowledge your weaknesses and shortcomings. We all have them. With recognition, we can figure out the road map to our true potential. That’s the time when you find how strong and resilient you are. Convert your pain into better things, and more opportunities and growth will come.”

PHOTO COURTESY OF MARIO BARBERIO/MATT GOSS

About The Author

Ryan Slattery grew up in Boston. It wasn’t until he moved to Las Vegas in 2003 that the city’s sports teams started winning championships—eight since he left. Now, he’s only allowed back to visit. Ryan is the managing editor of Vegas Player magazine and also writes about travel, entertainment and dining for a number of national publications.

One Response

  1. Jess Yeates-Roque

    Great article about an incredible performer…in fact an incredible human being! Matt is loved just as much for his unshaking kindness & humility as he is for his singing. He brings every ounce of himself to each performance and casts every person in the room, be they male or female under his spell! He is so much more than an awesome set of pipes! The Matt Pack…or the Matt Goss Army are loyal to the last. ?❤️️

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