Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 | 2 a.m.
A former Strip resident is back for a big arena show and another beloved performer is finally playing a series of shows in one of the Boulevard’s biggest rooms. And that’s just the beginning of the wonderful musical offerings waiting this weekend.
GODSMACK The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center continues its streak of hard rock offerings in a hard-to-beat outdoor venue. Friday night’s show stars Godsmack (“I Stand Alone,” “Awake”) along with Florida band Shinedown and New Zealanders Like a Storm. August 3, info at dlvec.com.
TRAIN Did you know hitmakers Train have their own boutique wine label? It’s the Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co., and among the offerings are the Calling All Angels chardonnay and the Drops of Jupiter red blend. Maybe you can sample a glass when Train plays the Pearl at the Palms Friday night. August 3, info at palms.com.
STEVIE WONDER “The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love & Music” opens its five-show run at Park MGM’s Park Theater this weekend and judging from the title of this music legend’s latest concert series, it’s exactly what we all need right now. Let Stevie’s joyous hits wash over you inside one of the Strip’s newest and most dynamic venues. August 3-4, info at parkmgm.com.
SHANIA TWAIN It’s been almost four years since Shania Twain wrapped up her “Still the One” residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. New album “Now” put the country-pop superstar back on the road again and the tour stops Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. August 4, info at mgmgrand.com.
KINGDOM HEARTS ORCHESTRA In what could be the most fantastically unique concert of the weekend, composer Yoko Shimomura will be joined by dozens of orchestral musicians onstage at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel Sunday performing music from the popular series of crossover action role-playing games owned by Disney. August 5, info at hardrockhotel.com.