The Best Las Vegas Concerts this weekend

Don’t miss any of the best concerts happening in NYC this weekend.

Oct 14, 2021 by Kwhen Contributors

The Best Las Vegas  Concerts this weekend

Wanna hear some great music? Check out our picks for the best concerts happening in Las Vegas this weekend. Our Las Vegas concert calendars are your first stop for news on shows coming up. Check our top picks for the concerts for this weekend. All you need to do is buy the tickets!

August Burns Red with Fit For A King

August Burns Red with Fit For A King

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 1:00am

Fit for a King, also known as FFAK, is an American Christian metalcore band from Dallas, Texas. They released two independent EPs in 2008 entitled Fit for a King and 2009's Awaken the Vesper and they released one independent album, Descendants, in 2011. Then, the band released four studio albums with their label Solid State Records entitled Creation/Destruction a re-recorded Descendants, Slave to Nothing and Deathgrip.

August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Lancaster, Pennsylvania formed in 2003. The band's current lineup consists of vocalist Jake Luhrs, rhythm guitarist Brent Rambler, lead guitarist John Benjamin "JB" Brubaker, bassist and keyboardist Dustin Davidson, and drummer Matt Greiner. The band was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2016 for Best Metal Performance for the song "Identity" from its 2015 release Found in Far Away Places, and again in 2018 for "Invisible Enemy" from their most recent studio album Phantom Anthem. In 2018, the Christmas EP Winter Wilderness was released.

System of a Down with Faith No More, and Russian Circles

System of a Down with Faith No More, and Russian Circles

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 2:00am

Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members James "Munky" Shaffer, Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, Brian "Head" Welch, and Jonathan Davis, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David Silveria in 2007. Korn was formed by three of the members of the band L.A.P.D.

System of a Down is an Armenian-American heavy metal band formed in Glendale, California in 1994. The band currently consists of founding members Serj Tankian, Daron Malakian and Shavo Odadjian, as well as John Dolmayan, who replaced original drummer Andy Khachaturian in 1997.

Russian Circles is an American instrumental band based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The band was originally formed by childhood friends Mike Sullivan and Dave Turncrantz after their previous musical projects dissolved. After parting ways with their original bass player Colin DeKuiper in 2007, the trio was rounded out by Brian Cook. The band has gained widespread recognition based on a series of critically acclaimed albums and extensive international touring. Their name is taken from a drill exercise used in ice hockey, a sport Sullivan and Turncrantz grew up playing in their original hometown of St. Louis.

The Rat Pack is Back! - Las Vegas

The Rat Pack is Back! - Las Vegas

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 2:30am

The Rat Pack was an informal group of entertainers centered on the Las Vegas casino scene. It originated in a group of friends that met at the Los Angeles home of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. In the 1960s the group featured Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop among others. They appeared together on stage and in films in the early 1960s, including the movies Ocean's 11, Sergeants 3, and Robin and the 7 Hoods. Sinatra, Martin, and Davis were regarded as the group's lead members after Bogart's death.

The Rat Pack was an informal group of entertainers centered on the Las Vegas casino scene. It originated in a group of friends that met at the Los Angeles home of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. In the 1960s the group featured Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop among others. They appeared together on stage and in films in the early 1960s, including the movies Ocean's 11, Sergeants 3, and Robin and the 7 Hoods. Sinatra, Martin, and Davis were regarded as the group's lead members after Bogart's death.

Legends In Concert

Legends In Concert

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 2:30am

Legends in Concert is a live tribute artist production with shows primarily located in Las Vegas, Nevada, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Branson, Missouri, Mashantucket, Connecticut, Waikiki, Hawaii and Atlantic City, New Jersey. Legends in Concert features live concerts paying tribute to musical icons of today and yesterday. The show boasts a wide collection of musical tribute artists who resemble and sing like the original artists while being backed by a live band and dancers. Performances are scheduled year round across the globe and its five primary locations in the United States.

John Fogerty (18+)

John Fogerty (18+)

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 3:00am

John Cameron Fogerty is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Together with Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, and his brother Tom Fogerty, he founded the band Creedence Clearwater Revival, for which he was the lead singer, lead guitarist and principal songwriter. The group had nine top-ten singles and eight gold albums between 1968 and 1972, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

Dropkick Murphys with Rancid and The Bronx

Dropkick Murphys with Rancid and The Bronx

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 3:00am

The Bronx is an American hardcore punk band from Los Angeles formed in 2002. The band's current lineup consists of vocalist Matt Caughthran, guitarists Joby J. Ford and Ken Horne, bass guitarist Brad Magers, and drummer David Hidalgo, Jr. They have released five eponymous rock albums, and three additional albums of mariachi music under the alter ego Mariachi El Bronx.

Rancid is an American punk rock band formed in Berkeley, California in 1991. Founded by former members of the band Operation Ivy, Rancid is often credited as being among the wave of bands which revived mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States during the mid-1990s. Over their 28-year career, Rancid remained signed to an independent record label and retained much of its original fan-base, most of which was connected to its underground musical roots.

The Dropkick Murphys are an American Celtic punk band formed in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1996. The band was initially signed to independent punk record label Hellcat Records, releasing five albums for the label, and making a name for themselves locally through constant touring and yearly St. Patrick's Day week shows, held in and around Boston. The 2004 single "Tessie" became the band's first mainstream hit and one of their biggest charting singles to date. The band's final Hellcat release, 2005's The Warrior's Code, included the song "I'm Shipping Up to Boston"; the song was featured in the 2006 Academy Award-winning movie The Departed, and went on to become the band's only Platinum-selling single to date, and remains one of their best-known songs. The band is known for their loud, energetic live shows.

ZZ Top

ZZ Top

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 3:00am

ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band has, since 1970, consisted of vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist/vocalist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard. "As genuine roots musicians, they have few peers", according to critic Michael "Cub" Koda. "Gibbons is one of America's finest blues guitarists working in the arena rock idiom while Hill and Beard provide the ultimate rhythm section support."

Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 3:00am

Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk, is an American rock band popular during the 1970s, when they toured extensively and played to packed arenas worldwide. David Fricke of Rolling Stone magazine once said, "You cannot talk about rock in the 1970s without talking about Grand Funk Railroad!" Known for their crowd-pleasing arena rock style, the band was well-regarded by audiences despite a relative lack of critical acclaim. The band's name is a play on words of the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, a line that runs through the band's home town of Flint, Michigan.

Ultimate Music Experience

Ultimate Music Experience

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 5:00am

The Australian Bee Gees

The Australian Bee Gees

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When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 12:00am

The Bee Gees were a pop music group formed in 1958. Their lineup consisted of brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb. The trio were successful for most of their decades of recording music, but they had two distinct periods of exceptional success: as a popular music act in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and as prominent performers of the disco music era in the mid-to-late 1970s. The group sang recognisable three-part tight harmonies; Robin's clear vibrato lead vocals were a hallmark of their earlier hits, while Barry's R&B falsetto became their signature sound during the mid-to-late 1970s and 1980s. The Bee Gees wrote all of their own hits, as well as writing and producing several major hits for other artists.

Kid Rock

Kid Rock

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When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 2:00am

Robert James Ritchie, known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, and actor. In a career spanning 30 years, Rock's musical style alternates between rock, hip hop, and country. A multi-instrumentalist, he has overseen his own production on nine of his eleven studio albums.

Billy Idol

Billy Idol

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When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 3:00am

William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. He first achieved fame in the 1970s emerging from the London punk rock scene as a member of Generation X. Subsequently, he embarked on a solo career which led to international recognition and made Idol a lead artist during the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" in the United States. The name "Billy Idol" was inspired by a schoolteacher's description of him as "idle".

Chris Janson

Chris Janson

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When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 3:00am

Christopher Pierre Janson is an American country music singer and songwriter. He was born in Perryville, Missouri to Pierre Janson and Carrie Lee Janson. He has written singles for Tim McGraw among others, and has played harmonica for Lee Brice. Janson has also recorded two full-length albums, Buy Me a Boat and Everybody, through Warner Bros. Records Nashville. The first album's title track was a Top 5 hit on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts, and No. 1 on the country music charts published by Mediabase, in late 2015. Besides these albums, Janson has released one extended play each for Bigger Picture Music Group, Columbia Records. and Warner Bros. Records.

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