Headliners, nightlife abound at The Palazzo and The Venetian in Las Vegas
If waking up before noon isn’t your style, The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino and its new sister resort, The Palazzo Las Vegas, is the place to be after dark.
If waking up before noon isn’t your style, The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino and its new sister resort, The Palazzo Las Vegas, is the place to be after dark. Combined, these properties feature one of the Strip’s hottest line-ups of entertainment options, including four of Las Vegas’ most popular shows and the city’s hippest new nightclubs.
Enjoy a night cap and some late-night Brazilian-style fun at the Sugarcane Lounge, the first extension of SUSHISAMBA’S New York lounge concept at The Shoppes at The Palazzo. Innovative mood lighting, plush seating and a sexy Carnavale-inspired environment create a high-energy experience sure to be remembered long afterward. The robata grill and sushi bar are open all night – accompanied by the most inventive cocktails, full sake bottle service, and fine cane spirits. Experience the raw energy of the dance floor as you groove to Brazilian beats and guest DJs. Or simply relax on the gold and chocolate brown leather couches, staring up into the sugarcane sky – a softly-glowing sculptural lighting constellation. Hours: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 10:00 pm–4:00 am. Phone: (702) 607-0700
From the innovative team behind the uber-successful Tao Las Vegas comes LAVO, a new dining and nightlife concept at The Palazzo that draws inspiration from bathhouses of ancient Mediterranean culture with a menu that highlights the best of the region’s cuisine. Featuring an expansive patio for dining, overlooking the famed Las Vegas Strip, LAVO treats guests to a selection of signature dishes from Spain, France and Italy under the artful direction of Chef Ludo Lefebvre and his experienced culinary team. The menu is designed to encourage sampling and sharing among friends, and the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily. Turkish water basins flank the bridge that leads to the second floor nightclub where revelers enjoy a sexy, elevated VIP area. The nightclub is open six nights a week with resident DJ Vice spinning on Sunday nights. Hours: Sunday–Thursday, 5:00 pm –12:00 am. Friday & Saturday, 5:00 pm–2:00 am. Phone: (702) 791-1800; www.lavolv.com
The musical phenomenon, Jersey Boys, is the rags-to-rock-to-riches tale of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons – now playing at The Palazzo. The compelling story of four blue-collar kids working their way from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom, Jersey Boys features classic hits of the 1960s and 70s that get the crowd on its feet nightly with songs like “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Oh, What a Night,” and more. Jersey Boys is a not-be-missed show sure to leave you smiling… and humming. Tickets are available online at JerseyBoysInfo.com/Vegas, by phone at (702) 902-1400, or at the Jersey Boys Theatre box office. Jersey Boys performs every Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday night at 7:00 pm., Tuesday at 6:30 pm and 9:30 pm, and Saturday at 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm.
TAO ASIAN BISTRO & NIGHTCLUB
Specializing in Hong Kong, Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisine, TAO Asian Bistro & Nightclub in The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian is the place to eat and be seen. The 42,000 square-foot venue transports guests from the City of Sin to the Pacific Rim with the venue’s lush velvets and century-old woods and stones. An extensive collection of Buddha statues watches over every corner at TAO, including a unique reclining Buddha and TAO’s signature 20-foot Buddha. Signature dishes include offerings from sea, sky and land including Chilean Sea Bass Satay with Wok Roasted Asparagus, a preparation of Peking Duck that consistently receives accolades and Kobe Beef Shabu Shabu along with a full sushi bar. TAO also offers an extensive menu of delicious specialty cocktails designed to compliment TAO’s menu. Hours: 5:00 pm–midnight Fridays & Saturdays, 5:00 pm–1:00 am. Lounge: 5:00 pm to 5:00 am. Phone: (702) 388-8388.
Emmy award-winning comedian and one of the most versatile men in show business, Wayne Brady, has captured the hearts of Las Vegas audiences with his one-of-a-kind show, “Making It Up,” at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino. Heralded as “pure genius,” “hysterically funny” and “amazing,” Brady’s show is structured in the classic Variety show style. It incorporates improv, singing and even dancing, earning Brady the title of “Best All-Around Performer” by the staff of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in its annual “Best of Las Vegas” 2008 guide. Show schedule and tickets for “Making It Up” are available online at Venetian.com, by phone at (702) 902-1400, or in person at the Venetian Showroom box office.
PHANTOM – THE LAS VEGAS SPECTACULAR
Phantom — The Las Vegas Spectacular at the Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino, recently celebrated its second anniversary as one of the most successful productions on The Strip. From the moment you enter the magnificent, custom-built theatre, you are immersed in the storied Paris Opera House and become part of The Phantom’s world. Featuring every beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber song from the original, spectacular sets, new effects, and a breathtaking chandelier episode, Phantom is an only-in-Vegas experience. Phantom was recently featured on the 2008 season of American Idol and named Las Vegas’ number one show by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Tickets for Phantom are available online at PhantomLasVegas.com, by phone at (702) 902-1400, or in person at the Phantom box office. Phantom performs every Monday and Saturday at 7 & 9:30 pm and Tuesday–Friday at 7 pm.
BLUE MAN GROUP
The critically acclaimed Blue Man Group Las Vegas show has been called “visually stunning,” “wildly inventive,” and “hysterically funny.” Although it is almost impossible to describe, people of all ages agree that
Blue Man Group’s show at The Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino is an intensely exciting and wildly-outrageous experience that leaves the entire audience in a blissful, euphoric state. Join the celebration and see the show that USA Today calls “an absolutely ecstatic experience” and Time magazine calls “a Sensation.” Phone: 1.800.BLUEMAN (1.800.258.3626). www.blueman.com
For additional information about The Palazzo Las Vegas and The Venetian-Resort-Hotel-Casino, please visit www.palazzolasvegas.com or www.thevenetian.com.