Manny Pacquiao Returns to the U.S. to Defend His WBA Welterweight World Title Against Adrien Broner

NEW YORK (November 19, 2018) – Senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, boxing's only eight-division world champion, will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien "The Problem" Broner. The Pacquiao vs. Broner world championship event will take place Saturday, Jan. 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao vs. Broner and its co-main event fights will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV and presented by Premier Boxing Champions beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.

Dave Chappelle & John Mayer Controlled Danger Sunday, December 30 at MGM Grand Garden Arena

LAS VEGAS (November 14, 2018) – Over the past two years, good friends Dave Chappelle & John Mayer, one an Emmy Award-winning comedian, the other a GRAMMY® Award-winning musician, have played several intimate joint pop-up shows across the United States. Now, Live Nation is pleased to announce that the two world-class performers will be bringing their unique music and comedy hybrid to Las Vegas for the first time, as they present Controlled Danger at MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, Dec. 30 at 8 p.m.

Pepe Aguilar’s "Jaripeo sin Fronteras," Tour Coming to MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 5, 2019

LAS VEGAS (November 12, 2018) – Pepe Aguilar’s "Jaripeo sin Fronteras," tour will play in Las Vegas on Cinco De Mayo for the first time. Featuring Pepe Aguilar and his brother Antonio Aguilar, Hijo, and children Leonardo and Angela Aguilar, the show will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 8 p.m.   

Iron Maiden Confirms Return to North America in 2019 on the Back of Sold Out European Tour

LAS VEGAS (November 9, 2018) – IRON MAIDEN will bring the Legacy Of The Beast Tour to North America in 2019 for an extensive series of arena and amphitheater shows produced by Live Nation. The tour will cover a total of 33 cities across the U.S. and Canada, including a Las Vegas stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 at 8 p.m.

All-Tournament Passes to Go on Sale for 2019 Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments

SAN FRANCISCO (October 18, 2018) – The Pac-12 announced on Thursday that all-tournament passes for both the 2019 Pac-12 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments presented by New York Life will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. PT for the men and Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. PT for the women. Las Vegas will be the site to both of the Conference’s postseason showcases for the first time in 2019 as the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament makes its debut in the city from March 7-10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and the 2019 Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament returns to T-Mobile Arena for the third straight year from March 13-16.

Ozzy Osbourne’s North American “No More Tours 2” Show at MGM Grand Garden Arena Rescheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019

LAS VEGAS (October 17, 2018) – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and GRAMMY®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has rescheduled his previously-postponed show at MGM Grand Garden Arena for Saturday, July 20, 2019. 

54th Academy of Country Music Awards to be Broadcast Live from Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2019 on CBS

Encino, CA (September 10, 2018) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that the 54TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on CBS. The 54TH ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months.   

‘NickiHndrxx’ Tour to Kick Off in Europe; New North American Nicki Minaj Dates to Follow

LAS VEGAS (August 22, 2018) – Following her unforgettable VMA performance, Nicki Minaj has decided to reevaluate elements of production on the NickiHndrxx Tour. The outing will now kick off in Europe this coming February as planned. Nicki has decided to contribute more time to rehearsal ahead of the tour’s launch to make certain her fans get the absolute best quality show that they deserve. 

Closed Circuit Tickets for Canelo vs. GGG 2 on Sale Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10:00 a.m. PT

LOS ANGELES (August 13, 2018) – Tickets for the closed circuit viewing in Las Vegas for the historic rematch between Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC, WBA, IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) will go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Closed circuit viewing of one of the most important matchups in middleweight history will be available at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino and Luxor Hotel and Casino.

Superstar Carrie Underwood Announces ‘The Cry Pretty Tour 360’ For 2019

LAS VEGAS (August 8, 2018) – Seven-time GRAMMY winner and Pollstar’s three-time top female country touring artist, Carrie Underwood, will launch a new arena tour, “The Cry Pretty Tour 360,” in Spring 2019. Sponsored by CALIA and promoted by AEG Presents, the new tour will stop by the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, May 11, 2019. She will be joined on tour by special guests Maddie & Tae and Runaway June. Underwood made the announcement this morning in a personal video to her fans.