11 Great Things This Month

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BACKSTREET BOYS: LARGER THAN LIFE > AUG. 1, 3-4, 8, 10-11

A. J. McLean, Howie D., Nick Carter, Kevin Richard­son and Brian Lit­trell get the gang back to­gether to per­form their hits such as “I Want It That Way,” “Every­body,” “Quit Play­ing Games” and “As Long As You Love Me.” These guys are “Larger Than Life,” now more than when they formed in 1990 or struck it big in 1996. Tick­ets start at $55. Zap­pos The­ater at Planet Hol­ly­wood Re­sort, 702.777.2782

SCHOOL OF ROCK > AUG. 7-12

Based on the hit film, this hi­lar­i­ous new mu­si­cal fol­lows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star pos­ing as a sub­sti­tute teacher who turns a class of straight-A stu­dents into rock band. Tick­ets are $29-$127. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Cen­ter, 702.757.4586

CHARLIE PUTH > AUG. 12

The singer who got his start up­load­ing his videos to YouTube brings his hits “We Don’t Talk Any­more,” “At­ten­tion” and “See You Again” to Las Vegas. Tick­ets start at $59. Pearl at the Palms, 702.944.3200

LIONEL RICHIE—ALL THE HITS > AUG. 15, 17-18, 21, 24-25, 28

“Hello” may have sparked the meme spread round the world, but Lionel Richie looks for more than that when he takes the stage in Las Vegas. “All Night Long,” “Easy (Like Sun­day Morn­ing),” “Say You, Say Me,” and “Danc­ing on the Ceil­ing” make the set list. Tick­ets start at $59. Axis The­ater at Planet Hol­ly­wood Re­sort, 702.777.2782

REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: TO­GETHER IN VEGAS > AUG. 15, 17-18, 22, 24-25

A high- en­ergy, high- fun con­cert full of the stars’ big­gest hits and even greater hu­mor. Ex­pect to hear solo ser­e­nades and joint per­for­mances of songs such as “Fancy,” “My Maria” and “Cow­girls Don’t Cry,” as well as some sur­prises. Tick­ets start at $59.50. The Colos­seum at Cae­sars Palace, 866.320.9763

THE GIPSY KINGS > AUG. 17-18

In­cor­po­rat­ing a mix­ture of Latin, reg­gae and jazz in­flu­ences into their al­bums, The Gipsy Kings will show­case danceready hits, gui­tar rhythms and boom­ing vo­cals that span their 25-year ca­reer. Tick­ets are $75-$175. En­core The­ater, 702.770.9966

PANIC! AT THE DISCO > AUG. 18

Home­town fa­vorites Panic! at the Disco re­turn to Las Vegas with a lineup of hits in­clud­ing “I Write Songs Not Tragedies,” “Miss Jack­son” and “Death of a Bach­e­lor.” Tick­ets start at $30.75. T-Mo­bile Arena, 702.692.1600

JACK WHITE > AUG. 23-24

The lead singer and gui­tarist of the duo The White Stripes heads out on a solo tour to per­form his songs such as “Over and Over and Over” and “Re­spect Com­man­der.” Surely “Fell in Love with a Girl,” “Icky Thump” and “Seven Na­tion Army” from his White Stripes cat­a­log or songs he wrote for the Ra­con­teurs such as “Steady as She Goes” make an ap­pear­ance. Tick­ets start at $59. Chelsea at The Cos­mopoli­tan of Las Vegas, 702.698.7778

STEVEN ADLER FROM GUNS N’ ROSES > AUG. 24

The for­mer drum­mer for Guns N’ Roses rocks out in Down­town Las Vegas for the night. Tick­ets start at $29. Golden Nugget Show­room, 800.745.3000

ANITA BAKER > AUG. 29

Per­form­ing hits like “Just Be­cause,” “Sweet Love, “Caught Up in the Rap­ture” and other fan fa­vorites, Baker’s en­gage­ment at Wynn will serve as one of the fi­nal stops on her farewell tour. Tick­ets are $59.50-$200. En­core The­ater, 702.770.9966

MARIAH CAREY > AUG. 29

The iconic chanteuse re­turns to per­form from her ex­ten­sive cat­a­log of hits that range from “We Be­long To­gether” and “One Sweet Day” to “Vi­sion of Love” and “Emo­tions.” Tick­ets are $55$250. The Colos­seum at Cae­sars Palace, 1.866.320.9763

Panic! At The Disco

Charlie Puth

Anita Baker

The Gipsy Kings

Jack White

Rob Col­letti and Phoenix Schu­man in "School of Rock"

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