Rockin’ in Sin City: Las Vegas’ Best Concert Venues

There’s simply nowhere like Las Vegas. The city offers visitors once-in-a-lifetime experiences filled with spectacle, music and Sin City pizazz. Concerts in Las Vegas are equally unique, with Céline Dion, Elvis Presley, Britney Spears, Usher and Adele among the superstars who’ve made the city a destination for famed Las Vegas residencies – and that’s on top of the tours and special shows that visit the Strip.

Below, we’ve rounded up just a handful of the best concert venues Sin City has to offer, whether you’re in search of pop, R&B, country, stand-up comedy, or anything in between.

The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

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Address: 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Box office hours: Non-show days: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Show nights: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Located inside Caesars Palace, The Colosseum is a go-to destination for live music on the Strip. Opened in 2003 and known as “the Home of the Greatest Entertainers in the World,” the glamorous theater seats 4,100 audience members and has been home to residencies by icons such as Céline Dion, Madonna, Elton John, Shania Twain, Mariah Carey and Adele.

The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

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Address: 4455 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169

Box office hours: Show days: 1:00 p.m. to when the headliner goes on stage

The Theater at Virgin Hotels originally opened in 1995 as The Joint, a 4,000-seat theater that was part of the Hard Rock Hotel. Now, it’s the entertainment jewel of the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, with stars from the worlds of country (Lainey Wilson, Jordan Davis), hip-hop (Wu-Tang Clan, Dru Hill, Ginuwine), comedy (Marlon Wayans) and having graced its stage.

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas

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Address: 3545 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Box office hours: Open at 3:00 p.m. on show days

Part bowling alley, part live music venue, Brooklyn Bowl is located in the LINQ Promenade at the foot of the High Roller (the highest observation wheel in North America) and FLY LINQ, the first-ever zipline on the Vegas Strip. When it comes to concerts, Brooklyn Bowl has seen the likes of Lil Yachty, Nickel Creek, Owl City, Remi Wolf and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony take over the venue to put on a show.

T-Mobile Arena

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Address: 3780 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Box office hours: Show days: 12:00 p.m. until start of event

T-Mobile Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena that opened on April 6, 2016. It’s the home arena of the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights, but also plays host to concerts from major acts like Nicki Minaj, Guns N’ Roses, Coldplay, Luke Combs and many more. Televised events like the Academy of Country Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Festival, and Latin Grammy Awards also take place at T-Mobile. The arena is situated on the Las Vegas Strip behind the New York-New York and Park MGM casino hotels.

Encore Theater at Wynn

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Address: 3121 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

Box office hours: Open night-of-show only

In the heart of the Wynn Las Vegas, the Encore Theater is a state-of-the-art venue for intimate shows with a capacity of just 1,480 seats. In 2019, the Encore Theater was named in the top 10 highest-grossing venues worldwide in its category (5,000 seats or less) by Billboard and has balanced a slate of pop superstars like Justin Bieber, Diana Ross and Lionel Richie with stand-up comedians like Chris Tucker.

House of Blues Las Vegas

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Address: 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119

Box office hours: Open day-of-show only

The House of Blues is the resident venue inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The three-level music hall creates an unforgettable live experience for fans and has hosted concerts by rising stars like Maisie Peters, Nessa Barrett and Clairo, as well as longer residencies from Carlos Santana, Erika Jayne and more.

Sphere at the Venetian Resort


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Address: 255 Sands Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Box office hours: Open day-of-show only, starting one hour prior to the first show’s start

The Sphere in Las Vegas is currently the biggest concert venue in the city. Standing at 366 feet (112 meters) tall and 516 feet (157 meters) wide, it’s also the largest spherical structure in the world. With a capacity of 18,600 seated guests, it features the highest resolution LED screen on Earth that wraps around the interior in a 360-degree experience. The $2.3 billion venue incorporates cutting-edge technology like beamforming audio and 4D physical effects like wind and vibrations to create multi-sensory experiences for concerts and shows. It opened in September 2023 with a 25-show residency by the rock band U2, followed by residencies from acts like Phish and Dead & Company.

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