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Upcoming MGM Grand Concerts Include Michael Buble, Lady Gaga, Sting, and More
The MGM Grand has announced its upcoming events which include concerts from a variety of Grammy award winning artists.The MGM Grand Garden Arena will be the place to be this summer, starting with "An Evening with Sting" on June 18 at 8pm. English native Sting has been at the forefront of pop and rock music for nearly 40 years. Sting as a solo act, sans the help of The Police, has earned countless GRAMMY® nominations, winning 16. Sting also is one of the select few to be an inductee on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Sting will be accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. The tour will feature Sting performing his most celebrated songs re-imagined for symphonic arrangement. Iconic recording artists Carole King and James Taylor bring their highly anticipated "Troubadour Reunion" tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, July 17 at 8 p.m. This once-in-a-lifetime, intimate, in-the-round performance will bring two of the most beloved singer/songwriters together on tour for the first time in four decades. Arguably the most successful and revered female songwriter in pop music history, King has composed more than 400 songs which have been recorded by more than 1,000 artists. Taylor has sold more than 40 million albums and won more than 40 gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards as well as five Grammy's. The rock event of the summer is coming to Las Vegas when one of America's greatest rock ‘n' roll bands, Aerosmith, makes a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, July 31. Aerosmith has sold more than 150 million albums, won four GRAMMY® Awards and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Popular singer/songwriter Lady Gaga has announced the "Monster Ball Tour" presented by Virgin Mobile will make a stop at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Aug. 13 with special guests Semi Precious Weapons. With Lady Gaga's flair for the theatrical, combined with her innovative and creative spirit, the "Monster Ball Tour" promises to push the limits of the live concert experience bringing fans a spectacle even more eye-popping than what they've experienced at previous shows. The sensational Canadian trio of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart - better known as Rush - will bring "The Time Machine Tour" to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Aug. 14. The concert will feature Rush's classic hits and feature the legendary Moving Pictures album live in its entirety. Rush is one of the most inventive and compelling groups in rock history and is currently working on its 20th studio album with producer Nick Raskulinecz (co-producer from 2007's Snakes & Arrows). The band has sold more than 40 million records worldwide and garnered untold legions of devoted fans. Other concerts at the MGM Grand Garden Arena include Michael Bublé on August 28 at 8pm, Jimmy Buffet on October 23 at 8pm, Roger Waters on November 26, and Lady Gaga again on March 25 at 8pm. For a full schedule of events at the MGM Grand, visit online at www.mgmgrand.com. Tickets are now on sale at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith's Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Tickets are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.