Best Bets: Dinosaurs, Disturbed, Mo’Nique and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Travis Shinn

Disturbed brings its Evolution Tour to T-Mobile Arena Saturday.

Fri, Jan 11, 2019 (2 a.m.)

You better be ready to laugh. At least two veteran comedians are onstage in this weekend at opposite ends of Las Vegas Boulevard, but there’s plenty of music and more coming around in the next few days for you to plan your fun around.

MO’NIQUE Check out my interview with stand-up queen Mo’Nique and then get your tickets for her new comedy residency at the Sayers Club at SLS, which kicks off this weekend and extends throughout February. January 11-13, info at

NORM MCDONALD Former “Saturday Night Live” star and Vegas comedy favorite Norm Macdonald is back at the South Point Showroom for three shows this weekend. You’ll want to catch him doing stand-up while you can, considering he’s working on a new Netflix talk show this year. January 11-13, info at

OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE Hand-picked by Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi’s widow Judith Belushi-Pisano and original Blues Brothers musical director Paul Shaffer, the duo of Keiron Laffery and Wayne Catania, backed by the Intercontinental Rhythm & Blues Band, brings an all-ages-friendly rock, blues and soul spectacular to the M Resort Pavilion Saturday night. January 12, info at

DISTURBED The nu-metal chart-toppers have a new album and just launched the biggest trek of their considerable career together, and the Evolution Tour lands T-Mobile Arena Saturday night with a supporting set from Three Days Grace. January 12, info at

JURASSIC TOUR Dinosaurs come alive at the Jurassic Tour, a family attraction taking over downtown’s Pavilions at World Market Center this weekend. Fifty life-sized, ultra-realistic dinos move and walk around their natural habitats while kids will also enjoy a bounce area, baby dinosaur rides, bungee runs, fossil digs and other activities. January 12-13, info at

Back to top