Las Vegas events and shows for May 2009

 
LA Times | Travel
 

May 5 Cinco de Mayo Where: Various properties Highlights: Dos Caminos Mexican Kitchen and Lounge at the Palazzo celebrates with a fiesta starting at sundown. Info: www.palazzolasvegas.com May 7-10 Vegas Uncork'd Where: Various venues Highlights: Four days and nights of fin...


By From The Los Angeles Times // 05.01.09
 

May 5

Cinco de Mayo

Where: Various properties

Highlights: Dos Caminos Mexican Kitchen and Lounge at the Palazzo celebrates with a fiesta starting at sundown.

Info: www.palazzolasvegas.com

May 7-10

Vegas Uncork'd

Where: Various venues

Highlights: Four days and nights of fine dining and chances to meet some of the world's finest chefs as Vegas showcases its status as a culinary capital.

Info: www.vegasuncorked.com

May 9

Jason Mraz

Where: The Pearl at the Palms

Highlights: This singer-songwriter will combine funk and soul as he performs seven years of hits.

Info: www.ticketmaster.com

May 9

Spring Cleaning

Where: Spring Mountains (west of Vegas)

Highlights: Leave the housework behind and enjoy the great outdoors -- and the cool mountain breezes -- while helping to spruce up the extensive trails in the Mt. Charleston area.

Info: www.getoutdoorsnevada.org

May 10

Mother's Day Brunch

Where: Ritz-Carlton Lake Las Vegas (Henderson)

Highlights: Treat Mom to savory seafood and decadent desserts while enjoying views of Florentine gardens and the lake.

Info: (702) 567-4700

May 16

Jimmy Buffett

Where: MGM Grand Garden Area

Highlights: Parrotheads rejoice. Buffett's returning to one of the cities in which his "Scenes You Know by Heart" was recorded.

Info: www.mgmgrand.com

May 23

Smokey Robinson

Where: Star of the Desert Arena (Primm, Nev.)

Highlights: The prolific songwriter -- and, of course, singer -- is still smokin' after nearly 50 years on the music scene.

Info: www.primmvalleyresorts.com

May 23

Flight of the Conchords

Where: The New Joint (at the Hard Rock)

Highlights: Growing in popularity stateside -- thanks in big part to their series on HBO -- this Grammy-winning duo from Down Under performs a funky mix of rap and comedy.

Info: www.hardrockhotel.com

Opening May 27

Supernatural Santana

Where: The Joint (at the Hard Rock)

Highlights: Carlos Santana performs more than four decades of his songs. Info: www.hardrockhotel.com

May 30

Fleetwood Mac

Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena

Highlights: For its Unleashed tour, the legendary band rolls out the songs that brought it plenty of platinum and Top 10 hits but only one Grammy (in 1977).

Info: www.mgmgrand.com