Lisa Lampanelli Returns to the Venetian, Mötley Crüe’s Final Tour Hits MGM

This week's must-see A&E events

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight

Thursday, December 24

Passing By 

Nathan Douglas’ photography explores the peculiar side of Americana, with subjects such as a toy monkey on a couch. Free, Brett Wesley Gallery, 702-483-8844;

Shelf Life 

Kate Gilmore and Franklin Evans transform your discarded material possessions into new pieces of art. Free, P3 Studio at the Cosmopolitan, 5-10 p.m., 702-698-7440;

Friday, December 25

The Hateful Eight 

Get into the holiday spirit by seeing the 70mm “roadshow” version of Quentin Tarantino’s R-rated, ultraviolent Western. AMC Town Square 18, multiple daily showings;

Saturday, December 26

Lisa Lampanelli

Lisa Lampanelli

A Holiday Tribute to the Rolling Stones

Nobody comes close to Jagger and Richards, but an all-star local supergroup will try … and try … and try. Free, Bunkhouse, 9 p.m., 702-854-1414;


The local hard rock quintet rocks hard in Hard Rock. $15, Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel, 8 p.m., 702-693-5000;

Lisa Lampanelli

Comedy Central Roast’s resident loudmouth brings her edgy humor and biting wit to Vegas. $50, Sands Showroom in the Venetian, 8 p.m., 702-414-9000;

New Noise

Grab some drinks and check out music videos from the likes of Ariel Pink, Of Montreal, Tame Impala and more at DTLV’s only music video bar. Free, Oddfellows, 702-834-3377;

Zowie Bowie

Get your post-Christmas dose of hip-hop and top 40 sounds from a band, not a DJ. Free, In Sunset Station, 10 p.m. 702-547-7777;

Zowie Bowie

Zowie Bowie

Sunday, December 27

Mötley Crüe

One of Glam Metal’s greatest teams up with Alice Cooper on its Final Tour. $19-$42, MGM Grand Garden Arena, 7 p.m., 702-531-3826;

The Fab Four

This Emmy Award-winning Beatles tribute band takes the extra step and changes costumes as they cycle through the hits. $30, Suncoast Showroom, 7:30 p.m., 702-284-7777;

Monday, December 28

Human Experience

Live music, poetry, comedy and everything else that happens when people have one beer too many. Free, Hop Nuts Brewing, 7 p.m., 702-816-5371;

Tuesday, December 29

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Remember the 1990s swing revival? They do. $22, Orleans Showroom, 8 p.m., 702-284-7777;

Wednesday, December 30

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Hear pop hits with vintage flair. Their Aretha Franklin-style cover of “Hello” kinda kills. $50, Rose.Rabbit.Lie at the Cosmopolitan, 8 p.m., 702-698-7440;

Bobby Meader Music

Local punk rockers hit a Fremont East bar before they hit the road. Free, The Griffin, 10 p.m., 702-382-0577;