Rick Martin | Photo by Denise Truscello

Live Nation’s $20 Ticket Deal Is a Steal

Time is running out to load your concert calendar for practically nothing

It’s time for a quick round of “Would You Rather?”

Would you rather see X Ambassadors on May 13 or reload your coffee card?

Would you rather wave to Ricky Martin at Park Theater or eat vending-machine lunch for a week?

Would you rather Insta-story yourself from July’s Kevin Hart concert or buy the last round at happy hour?

If you answered the former to any of those questions then you probably realize that—like most of us—you’d rather put your money toward the memory of a lifetime as opposed to toward something that satisfies a temporary craving.

Denise Truscello

Backstreet Boys

You’re in luck, because in celebration of National Concert Week, Live Nation is offering up $20 tickets to some of the year’s biggest Las Vegas shows, including CHON, Smashing Pumpkins, Primus and Mastodon, Backstreet Boys, Kesha and Macklemore, and the aforementioned Mr. Martin.

The deal runs through Tuesday, May 8 at 11:59 p.m., and the list of available concerts includes:

May 19: Juanes (Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort)

May 23, 26, 27 and 30; June 2 and 3: Ricky Martin “All In” (Park Theater at Monte Carlo)

May 26: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia (The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)


June 9: Kesha and Macklemore (Mandalay Bay Events Center)

July 3: Primus/Mastodon (Downtown Las Vegas Events Center)

Kevin Hart | Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg

July 6: Kevin Hart (MGM Grand Garden Arena)

July 25: Adam Ant (Pearl Concert Theater)

July 25, 27 and 28; August 1, 3, 4, 8, 10 and 11; October 24, 26, 27 and 31; November 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16 and 17: “Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life” (Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino)

August 4: Chris Brown (T-Mobile Arena)

August 10: Alice Cooper (Pearl Concert Theater)

August 15, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25 and 28; October 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, 19 and 20: “Lionel Richie: All the Hits” (Zappos Theater)

August 17: Avenged Sevenfold (T-Mobile Arena)

August 25: Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson (MGM Grand Garden Arena)

September 2: Smashing Pumpkins (T-Mobile Arena)

September 28: Fall Out Boy (MGM Grand Garden Arena)

September 29: Culture Club/B-52s (Downtown Las Vegas Events Center)

October 13: Ozzy Osbourne (MGM Grand Garden Arena)

That’s a lot of music you can see for the price of an Uber across town. You can see a complete list of participating artists at Live Nation’s National Concert Week website.