Las Vegas May 2022 – Shows, Events, & Concerts

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  • Shows open in May 2022
  • Concerts in May
  • Attractions and other events in Vegas during May
Vegas shows, concerts, and events in May 2021
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Las Vegas is one of the best places in the world for a vacation full of sun, entertainment, music, and more. May is a great time of year to visit the strip and there is no shortage of activities to enjoy during May 2022.

Events and Concerts during May 2022 in Las Vegas

EDC Vegas - May 2021 Concert Event

EDC Las Vegas 2022

Electric Daisy Carnival is an annual EDM music festival held in Las Vegas. Multiple stages of music feature pyrotechnics, cutting edge technology, and chart-topping club music from the world’s top DJs. Festival goers can visit other worlds like the legendary KineticFIELD where you’ll find a crystal village, owl guardians, and themed around Mother Gaia.

Headbangers will love BassPOD where dubstep, drum & bass, trap, and bass house are center stage.

  • When:  May 20,21,22 
  • Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Memorial Day Weekend 2022

There are MANY events happening in Las Vegas on Memorial Day Weekend. The pools and swim clubs will nearly all be at capacity will live entertainment, food and drink specials, and an atmosphere where the fun doesn’t stop all weekend long.

Be on the lookout for establishments offering VIP passes for the entire weekend, all-inclusive pricing, and other special offers.

When: Friday, May 27th through Monday, May 30th

VLS Fest Beach Party: Punta Cana Carnaval Night

  • When: May 20,21, 22
  • Where: Mandalay Bay Beach

VLS Fest Beach party is an outdoor concert series with Punta Cana Carnaval Nights the theme for May. All tickets are general admission and guests will enjoy Merengue and Bachata music from Elvis Crespo, Alex Sensation, Peter Nieto, and El Cacique.

May Las Vegas Concerts

Some of the top headlining music stars will perform in Las Vegas during May 2022. Some of these performers are here for residencies and others are stopping through for one- or two-night special events.

  • Lady Gaga- The chart-topping popstar and actress has a residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM
  • An Evening with Whitney- This hologram concert at Harrah’s Showroom gets ticketholders as close as you can get to the real thing and is a must-see for all Whitney Houston fans.
  • Donny Osmond- The Osmond family is no stranger to the Las Vegas strip and Donny is in residence at Harrah’s Las Vegas.
  • John Legend- The iconic crooner John Legend will be spending a weekend May 3, 4, and 5 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood.
  • Silk Sonic- Billed as a top residency in Las Vegas, Silk Sonic performs at Dolby Live at Park MGM. Silk Sonic is an American R&B due of singer Bruno Mars and rapper Anderson Paak.
  • Barry Manilow- It doesn’t get more classic than Barry Manilow and the legendary singer has one of the top residencies in Las Vegas at the International Westgate Theater at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.
  • Lea Salonga- The voice of both Disney Princesses Jasmine and Mulan, Lea Salonga is also one of the most famous Broadway songstresses. Fans can catch Lea at Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas Saturday May 7!
  • Eric Church- The country-superstar Eric Church is headlining at T-Mobile Arena on May 13.
  • Steve Miller Band- The Venetian Theatre will host the Steve Miller Band on May 13. This classic rock band will bring back all the nostalgia of your youth!
  • The Doobie Brother- Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood on May 13,14,
  • Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube & Warren G- Snoop Dogg is joined by two of the most iconic names in 90’s hip-hop. Ice Cube and Warren G on May 14 at the Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay on May 13.
  • Rod Stewart- Another top residency, Rod Stewart at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace is a fantastic show that draws in Vegas locals, vacationers, and A-list celebrities.
  • UB40- Mandalay Bay Beach will host English pop sensation UB40 on May 14. There is no better place for the laid-back beach tunes of UB40 than the best on the strip at Mandalay Bay.
  • Santana- One of the top American classic rockers has a Residency at House of Blues. Santana is a must-see show for all rock music lovers.
  • Bastille- The Theatre at Virgin Hotels will host Bastille on May 18. The English pop rock band will be stopping by Las Vegas on the US leg of their world tour.
  • Escape the Fate, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, & Camping Pass- Las Vegas Motor Speedway on May 19 is where you’ll want to be if you enjoy punk rock and emo music from the early 2000s.
  • Olivia Rodrigo- The Chelsea at Cosmopolitan will host the pop music superstar Olivia Rodrigo for a one-night only event on May 20.
  • Boombox- The residency at Westgate Las Vegas is also on shuffle with many different artists from the 80s and 90s taking the stage from Thea Austin of SNAP, Celo Green, JJ Fad, Kid N Play, and Naughty By Nature.
  • Gang of Youths- This Australian alternative rock band will be at 24 Oxford at Virgin Hotels on May 20 for a one-night performance.
  • Alejandra Guzman & Paulina Rubio- Two of the top Mexican female musicians, international superstars Alejandra Guzman & Paulina Rubio, join forces at The Theater at Virgin Hotel on May 21
  • Stephanie Mills- The Broadway superstar who rose to fame playing Dorothy in The Wiz will perform at Orleans Showroom at The Orleans Hotel on May 21.
  • Keith Urban- Country music superstar, and former American Idol judge, is at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a residency.
  • Anita Baker- Venetian Theatre will host the American soul singer Anita Baker, who rose to fame in the 1970s and 80s on May 28, 29.
  • New Kids on the Block, Salt N Peppa, Rick Astley & En Vogue- Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay will be raising the roof on May 29 with some of the best chart toppers from the 90s including NKOTB, Salt N Peppa, Rick Astley, and En Vogue.
  • Katy Perry- In residency at The Theatre at Resorts World you’ll find pop music sensation and American Idol judge Katy Perry.
  • Carrie Underwood- Former American Idol winner and country pop music princess Carrie Underwood is in residency at The Theatre at Resorts World.
  • Michael Bublé- When you’re in the mood for love and romance, check out crooner Michael Bublé in residency at The Theatre at Resorts World.

Vegas Comedy Specials in May

  • Nate Bargatze– Encore Theatre at Wynn Las Vegas May 14
  • Shim Lim– Residency at The Mirage Theatre
  • Jim Gaffigan– Encore Theatre at Wynn May 20, 21
  • Bill Maher– The Mirage Theatre, May 20
  • Bill Burr- The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan May 27
  • Gabriel Iglesias- The Mirage Theatre May 27
  • Chris Rock- The Colosseum May 6, 7
  • Wayne Brady- The Mirage, May 7, 8
  • Tim Dillon- Mirage Theatre May 14,
  • Sebastian Maniscalco- The Encore Theatre May 28, 29

Las Vegas Shows May 2022

There are dozens of recurring shows offering tickets for May shows in Las Vegas!

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Recommended Attractions to Visit in May

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Be sure to also check out some of the free things to do in Vegas.

May 2022 Nightlife and Pool Events

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