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December 7, 2021

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Best Bets: Earth, Wind & Fire, Las Vegas Rodeo Days, Brett Eldredge and more for your Las Vegas weekend

Earth, Wind & Fire at the Venetian

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From left, Verdine White, Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind and Fire pose onstage at The Venetian Theatre on March 20, 2019.

There’s a whole galaxy of superstar musicians performing in Las Vegas this weekend, but that’s not all. An annual charity event featuring even more talent lands at the Smith Center and a rodeo tradition returns for a different kind of downtown entertainment.

STING The British icon’s “My Songs” residency wraps up its first run at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace with concerts on Friday and Saturday. He’ll be back in June 2022. November 12-13, caesars.com.

EARTH, WIND & FIRE The funk-soul legends made a glorious Vegas comeback Wednesday night at the Venetian Theatre and continue there with five more performances through November 20. When was the last time you really got your groove on? November 12-13, venetianlasvegas.com.

BRYAN ADAMS The Canadian rocker is currently performing his only North American engagements of the year at Wynn’s Encore Theater, bringing all his classic tracks and radio hits to the Vegas stage. November 12-13, wynnlasvegas.com.

LAS VEGAS RODEO DAYS Still going strong since its origins way back in 1934, the rodeo and carnival formerly known as Helldorado returns to downtown Las Vegas with all the ropin’ and wranglin’ action centered at the Plaza’s Core Arena. Pack up the family and experience this essential piece of Vegas history. November 12-13, lvdexperience.com.

BRETT ELDREDGE If you’re ready right now for all the music and fun the holiday season is about to bring, get yourself to the Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas for the Glow Tour stop from country’s “Mr. Christmas” himself, Brett Eldredge. He’s about to release his second album of holiday music and you’ll get a preview Saturday night. November 13, virginhotelslv.com.

NF HOPE CONCERT Former “Jersey Boys” singer Jeff Leibow has been producing this benefit event to battle Neurofibromatosis for more than a decade. The concert makes its live return to Las Vegas this year at Myron’s at the Smith Center with a long list of entertainers bringing excitement to the stage and keeping the mission alive. November 14, thesmithcenter.com.