VEGAS MUSIC ROUNDUP: Minogue Breaks Internet, Luke Bryan’s Final Dates, Corey Taylor Show
Posted on: August 10, 2023, 09:46h.
Last updated on: August 10, 2023, 10:04h.
Kylie Minogue’s international fans not only scooped up all of the tickets, and the table and travel packages, for the Aussie superstar’s first Las Vegas Strip residency within six hours of their going on sale Tuesday, they overwhelmed a website while doing so.
Users who logged onto VoltaireLV.com were at one point told the queue to buy tickets was “over 700 hours” long.
Minogue, 55, is set to launch a run of shows at the brand-new Voltaire at the Venetian from November 3 to Jan. 27, 2024. The venue holds only 1,000 fans, making it Minogue’s most intimate show in more than a decade.
Seats started at $200, with travel packages, including tables for two to eight people, starting at $2,500. Now, the only opportunities to see Minogue in Vegas are available via third-party ticket reseller sites, where the markups are astronomical.
Casino.org found two seats available for November 4, the second night of her residency, listed for $1,620 each on Stubhub. That’s more than eight times their face value.
Luke Bryan’s Goodbye
Luke Bryan not only announced the end of his Resorts World residency, “Luke Bryan: Vegas,” after nearly two years, he also announced his New Year’s plans. The country crooner’s final six dates are December 29, 30, and 31, and January 3, 5 and 6. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, August 18. VIP packages are available at AXS.com.
Corey Taylor of the metal band Slipknot will perform at the Brooklyn Bowl Vegas on Friday, September 29. The show promotes his second solo album, “CMF2.” Tickets, ranging from $35 to $75, are available now through brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas/events.
The Punk Rock Museum will celebrate Joe Strummer’s birthday weekend beginning August 19 with a special evening in the Clash frontman’s honor held at the museum’s Triple Down bar. Featured will be DJ sets by JR Ska Boss and Selecta Scream, along with “other surprises.”
Concurrently, the museum will also unveil new artifacts including Strummer’s 1966 Fender Telecaster guitar, original handwritten lyrics, and other items on loan from the “Should I Stay or Should I Go” singer’s estate. Strummer died of a heart attack in 2002 at age 50. He would have turned 71 on August 21.
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