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Wayne Newton

Known as "Mr. Las Vegas," Wayne Newton has dazzled audiences in many Strip casinos, including the Flamingo, Stardust, Las Vegas Hilton, Desert Inn, Frontier, Sands, Bally's, Caesars Palace and the MGM Grand. He now performs at the Tropicana in his new show, "Once Before I Go."

The grand opening of Wayne Newton’s “Up Close and Personal” on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Bally’s.
Wayne Newton sued over monkey biting girl visiting his home
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Entertainer Wayne Newton is being sued by a Las Vegas woman who claims the veteran crooner's pet monkey bit and injured her daughter during an invited visit to Newton's mansion ...
Wayne Newton tells Las Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a Nevada jury on Tuesday that he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars that he and his wife and their teenage daughter encountered ...
Chris Isaak performs at Grand Events Center at Green Valley Ranch on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
Chris Isaak no stranger to performing in Las Vegas — or admiring its icons
Friday, July 29, 2016
Singer Chris Isaak’s embrace of the Vegas vibe was inspired by some of the city’s real superstars. He recalls seeing Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. during their …
A promotional photo of the Las Vegas band Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns.
Seeking a new ‘backyard,’ Santa Fe closes out run at South Point
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The Monday night performance was the band’s final show at South Point after opening in the showroom Labor Day weekend. The reason for leaving is simple: Fan support for the band was not strong enough …
Get up close and personal with Wayne Newton at Bally’s
Get up close and personal with Wayne Newton at Bally’s
Friday, May 27, 2016
Mr. Las Vegas opens up about his personal life and his long-lasting career in his Vegas show.
Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, gives a keynote address during the annual Electronics For Imaging (EFI) users conference at Wynn Las Vegas Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.
Wynn’s empire is never ‘Never’ land; we hit stage with Mr. Las Vegas
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau cut a swath through the Venetian/Palazzo and Wynn Las Vegas over the past two nights. The Palazzo porte-cochere was the unlikely venue for a sit-down dinner of 300 refined scenesters during the …
“Everybody Loves Raymond” stars Brad Garrett, Peter Boyle, Patricia Heaton, Ray Romano and Doris Roberts.
Brad Garrett remembers ‘vibrant’ Doris Roberts; Jimmy and Robin Slonina ‘a Las Vegas weirdo power couple’
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Brad Garrett is in a bittersweet mood this week, celebrating the fourth anniversary of his club at MGM Grand Underground while feeling the loss of his friend and “Everybody Loves Raymond” co-star Doris Roberts. ...
Wayne Newton with Blue Man Group at the Luxor.
Wayne Newton’s flu means ‘Tonight Show’ appearance won’t fly
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Wayne Newton’s jam session with The Roots on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” will have to wait for another night. Curtailed by a high fever and bronchitis, Newton had to ...
Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton performs on opening night of T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip.
A pair of hot Las Vegas celebs? Wayne Newton and Jerry Lewis
Monday, April 11, 2016
Hey, idea time: Wayne Newton and Jerry Lewis might be able to parlay their Las Vegas affiliation into some genuine notoriety. It has been a whopper of a stretch for this pair of Las Vegas legends who see no need to cede the spotlight any time soon. Newton has helped open T-Mobile Arena and is set for a pair of ...
Wayne Newton holds a commemorative license plate presented to him Thursday, April 7, 2016, by Gov. Brian Sandoval at Project Neon in Symphony Park downtown.
Wayne Newton: ‘I actually teared up’ during T-Mobile performance
Thursday, April 7, 2016
You might expect that Wayne Newton has seen it all after performing for Las Vegas audiences since 1959. Not so. Wednesday night’s opening of T-Mobile Arena presented a rare “first” in Las Vegas for Mr. Las Vegas. ...
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs a concrete culvert that will be incorporated into Project Neon, the massive roadway construction project that will reshape traffic flow between Sahara Avenue and the Spaghetti Bowl. Sandoval attended the groundbreaking event Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Symphony Park.
Freeway project: Officials expect smooth sailing after 3 years of traffic headaches
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Las Vegas drivers, brace yourselves for extra traffic snarls the next few years. Project Neon, the nearly $1 billion construction project that will reshape traffic flow around ...
Wayne Newton at his home Casa de Shenandoah on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Wayne Newton to get ‘Up Close and Personal’ in Windows Showroom residency
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
To break “the fourth wall” of live performance, Wayne Newton first needed to find four walls. Mr. Las Vegas has found them at the second-floor Windows Showroom at Bally’s. In his first Las Vegas interview about ...
Longtime friends U.S. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and USO supporter Wayne Newton shake hands while speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony of the new USO lounge in Terminal 1 at McCarran International Airport on Wednesday, August 18, 2010.
Mr. Las Vegas grateful to serve those who serve
Sunday, February 14, 2016
John Katsilometes checks in with Wayne Newton, a longtime supporter of the USO who recently celebrated the organization’s 75th anniversary.
Oscar Goodman speaks with the media on opening night of Oscar's Steakhouse in the Plaza on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011.
An Oscar Goodman-Pete Rose gambling summit? Bet on it
Sunday, February 7, 2016
During the past two days, we’ve hit Brody Dolyniuk’s orchestral production at the Smith Center, visited Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 at Hard Rock Hotel, met up with the L.V. Phil, Storm Large and Pink Martini before that performance ...
Wayne Newton at his home Casa de Shenandoah on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Viva Las Vegas (Arena): Wayne Newton eager to jam with The Killers on opening night
Friday, December 18, 2015
Many of the venues Wayne Newton has played in Las Vegas have been knocked down. But the next is being built, even at this moment. Mr. Las Vegas is opening ...