Las Vegas MUST-SEE Shows in August 2021

Las Vegas Shows in August 2021. Stadium filled with lights shining down on a large crowd.

Sin City is back in action. Entertainment in Las Vegas is in full effect and the month of August promises many exciting shows. There are plenty of vibrant options available for everyone. Whether you are craving comedy, music, magic, or theater, Vegas has it all. If you are a Vegas resident or tourist planning on visiting for a good time, then take a look below at this month’s lineup of Las Vegas shows we are confident will be worth your penny.

1)  Usher at Caesars Palace

Usher Raymond in silver clothes raising up one hand as he overlooks the crowd at his Las Vegas Residency at Caesar's Palace. Blue and black background with white fog.
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When: Throughout the month of August: August 4th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 13th, and 14th.
Where: Caesars Palace – 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Tickets: Available at

Usher Raymond IV makes his residency debut. Usher: The Las Vegas Residency is a foolproof Vegas plan for your weekend getaway. This R&B artist has consistently delivered top vocals and well-crafted dance routines for decades. This show is no different. The multi-talented showman gives the crowd “an immersive experience that only Usher can deliver,” according to the Caesar’s Palace website. These dynamic performances all take place in the coveted Caesar Colosseum and include a medley of songs that span across Usher’s 20+ year career. This residency just kicked off days ago (July 2021) and has already garnered rave reviews from sold-out shows and boat-loads of very impressive press.

“User’s Las Vegas residency is a reminder: He’s unmatched.”Entertainment

“User has officially brought the OMG to Las Vegas.”People Magazine

“During the grand opening of his first Las Vegas residency on Friday night (July 16), it was difficult to tell who was having the most fun: Usher or the audience.”  – Billboard

If you’re ready to get involved with a memorable performance from this impresario, then GET TICKETS! They are selling out fast for the month ahead.

2) Jim Gaffigan at Encore Theatre

Comedian Jim Gaffigan wearing a plaid coat and black turtle neck poses in front of a dark blue background for a photo. Tickets available for August 2021 Las Vegas show.
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Friday, August 6th at 8 pm
Saturday, August 7th at 8 pm
Saturday, August 7th at 11:30 pm
Where: Wynn Las Vegas – 3131 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas NV 89109
Tickets: Available at

This legend of comedy takes the stage this month and tickets are almost sold out of ALL showtimes for August. So, before you read any further: if you are a Jim Gaffigan fan, act fast and get tickets now before they’re all gone! As a part of his latest tour labeled The Fun Tour, this stand-up comedian is headed to Las Vegas to give us a hefty round of belly-laughs. Having been nominated for a whopping five Grammys spanning from 2013-2021, this seasoned actor and comedy star is sure to deliver on a fun-filled, laughable evening at the Encore Theatre. If you aren’t sure who Jim Gaffigan is, he is a hilarious 55-year-old comedian, actor, writer, and producer. There’s no shame in trying before you buy. Here’s a small taste of Jim Gaffigan’s humor from a previous 2018 Comedy Central standup special:

If you like what you see, go ahead and snag a couple of seats while he graces us with his presence this August here in Las Vegas, Nevada with his shows on both August 6th & 7th.

3) Bruno Mars at MGM

Pop star Bruno Mars rocks an afro, sunglasses, and an orange-red Lacoste zip up jacket with white trim as he poses for a photo in front of gold wallpaper and a gold brushed palm tree.
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Friday, August 13th at 9 pm
Saturday, August 14th at 9 pm
Where: Park Theater – 3770 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Tickets: Available at

Superstar performer and musician Bruno Mars is headed to Vegas to wow the crowd. These tickets will go fast as the celeb recently announced he was pushing back his July showtimes into the month of August. So, be sure and search for more showtimes if you want to see this popstar shine on the strip at MGM this month. This eleven-time Grammy winner is known for songs such as “Grenade,” “That’s What I Like,” “Just The Way You Are,” and “Finesse.” He notably also gave us all the show of a lifetime while performing during the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show. If that performance taught us one thing, it’s that this man can put on one hell of a show.

4)  Michael Jackson ONE Cirque Du Soleil

Black graphic reading "Michael Jackson ONE Cirque Du Soleil Presented by Mandalay Bay" with shades of purple, pink, and yellow. Las Vegas tickets available in August 2021.
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When: August 17th – August 30th.
Where: Mandalay Bay – 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Tickets: Available at

Just when you think Cirque Du Soleil couldn’t get any better, they have outdone themselves with this Michael Jackson-themed show. According to, the show is all about “combining dance, music, and awe-inspiring visuals.” They also state that “Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque de Soleil brings alive Jackson’s creative genius in a new adventure.”  Since the 1980s, Cirque du Soleil has been entertaining the world with unparalleled new-age circus acts.

Although they were established in Canada, they astonish crowds around the globe with contemporary circus performances. Las Vegas is one of the group’s permanent homes in which they have a MASSIVE presence and are periodically refreshing their show offerings. Michael Jackson ONE is the second Michael-Jackson-based production by Cirque du Soleil which premiered in 2013. Although it’s been around for years, it is a fan favorite that is finally back up and running in Las Vegas, NV. After almost a year-long hiatus due to COVID, tickets are flying off the shelves to see this top-rated show.

5) Mac King Comedy Magic Show

Comedian and magician Mac King in Black and White looking surprised with a goldfish in his mouth overlayed across a vibrant blue background.
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When: Throughout the month of August.
Tuesday – Saturday at 1 pm and 3 pm.
Where: Excalibur Hotel & Casino – 3850 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV
Tickets: Available at

We all know there’s magic in Las Vegas, and an endless roster of comedians, but this jack of all trades provides both in one highly rated show. With 4.8 Stars and hundreds of reviews on Google, we trust that this magical and hilarious performance is worth every dime. In addition, it’s impressive to note that The Mac King Comedy Show is allegedly Las Vegas’ longest-running magician at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. So, strap in for a good time. The proof is in the pudding.

Did we miss any good shows coming up in August 2021 in Las Vegas? Let us know! Comment below.

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