Comin’ Up!

Comin' Up HeaderComing attractions to the area, most ticket prices below don’t include tax.



For info on the Pioneer, call  1-800-634-3469 or 702-298-2943, Mon-Fri (9 a.m.-4 p.m.)

Front Parking Lot
•Fri-Sat, March 3-4: 6th Annual Smokey Hayes BBQ “Porkin’ on the River” – two category BBQ competition of pork ribs and pork shoulder; vendors; other food available; beer garden—Fri is “One Bite Beef Challenge” —Sat is actual cook-off (tasting kits available on Sat at noon); see for more information


Colorado Belle

For Colorado Belle info, call 1-877-460-0777 or 702-298-4000; or

Along the Riverwalk at the Colorado Belle
•Variety of Riverwalk Festivals with music and food embracing the theme of the festival—Fri-Sun, March 17-19—Shamrocks & Shenanigans Festival with music by Paddy’s Pig and Rebel Celts; Fri-Sun, April 14-16—Blues & Brews Festival with bands TBA; see Showtimes pages 4-5, for hours/food menus during the dates each festival occurs; all are free to attend, food/beverages sold separately.



For Avi tickets or information, call 1-866-495-0061; see the Avi Advantage Club center within the casino; or visit; some events on

Mojave Crossing Event Center
(in Arizona across the river from the Avi)
•Fri-Sun, March 10-12: Avi River Stampede Rodeo & Xtreme Bull Riding – full blown PRCA rodeo plus Xtreme Bulls riding event—Rodeo on Fri (7:30 p.m. AZ; 6:30 p.m. NV), Sat (2 p.m. AZ; 1 p.m. NV), Sun (2 p.m. for both sides of the river; times change on Sun); Xtreme Bulls on Sat (7:30 p.m. AZ; 6:30 p.m. NV), tickets from $5-$25 for each performance

Avi Grand Ballroom
•Sat, March 25: Rare Earth – Motown Rockers—Sat (doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.), tickets TBA

•Sat, April 8: World Fighting Championships 67—Sat (doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.), $30-$75


Laughlin Event Center

For tickets and show information for this venue located one block west of Casino Dr behind the Laughlin Outlet Center, see, or the Edgewater Box Office or call 877-344-1187

Sat, April 22: KISS—Sat (8 p.m.; gates open 6:30 p.m.), $64, $85, $99, $124, $149, $179; suites at $250/$350; tickets on sale at



For Edgewater ticket information, see Casino Services next to promotions booth (Wed-Sun, noon-8 p.m.); or call 702-298-2453 or 800-677-4837; or go to

The E Center
•Sat, March 4: Kenny Loggins—Sat (8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.), $35, $45, $75, $

•Sat, March 18: Howie Mandell—Sat (8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.), $35, $45, $75, $85

•Sat, March 25: Smokey Robinson—Sat (8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.), $40, $50, $80, $90

•Fri, April 28: Cheap Trick—Fri (8 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.), $45, $55, $75, $85

The Edge Lounge
•Ongoing: “Comedy on the Edge” – two stand-up comedians each Fri-Sun (doors open 6:30 p.m.; show 7 p.m.), $15 plus tax ($2 discount on Sun shows for US Veterans with ID); upcoming comics are: Fri-Sun, March 3-5: Davin Rosenblatt and Jamario McClain; Fri-Sun, March 10-12: Johnny Watson and Adrianne Chalepah; Fri-Sun, March 17-19: Andrew Sleighter and Johnny Pizzi; Fri-Sun, March 24-26: Darryl Rhoades and Daniel Eachus; Fri-Sun, March 31-April 2: Gregory Freiler and Corey Sweeney; Fri-Sun, April 7-9: Nathan Timmel and Patrick Keane; Fri-Sun, April 14-16: Derek Richards and Rob Neville; Fri-Sun, April 21-23: John Tole and Rich Harkaway


Special Events

For info on these events, see contact information provided below

Pyramid Canyon Day Use Area in Greenway Park and Trails
•Sat, March 4: The Connie Davis 5K Walk for Cancer – a fundraiser walk sponsored by the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce in the area on the river across from Davis Dam; “After Event Party” with food/drinks at finish line catered by Chef Paul Terry; music by Billy Kay; raffles—Sat (9 a.m.; late registration begins 8 a.m.); $20 registration includes T-shirt and goodie bag (while supplies last); for more, call the Laughlin Chamber of Commerce at 702-298-2214, ext 0

On Desert Course west of Casino Drive and at the Riverside Resort
•Thurs-Sat, April 13-15: Polaris RZR UTV World Championship – officially hosted by the Riverside Resort; two world championship UTV races, including a Best in the Desert Championship points race and short course UTV Championship race; contingency and tech, demos, UTV products vendors, enthusiast rides with “UTV World Championship Family Fun Poker Run”, more; most events/amenities to be staged at the Riverside Resort; televised on NBC Sports; for more, see

At Laughlin casinos and in the area
•Wed-Sat, April 26-29: Dal Con Productions’ 35th Annual Laughlin River Run – motorcycle run with vendors set up at most casinos, music, events, overall bike watching and riding; also events in the area; presented by Law Tigers; for more information or official registration, go to



For information on concert/room packages or advance tickets to Harrah’s Laughlin events/shows, see the Box Office at the Total Rewards Center; or call 702-298-8510; for tickets only, see Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or 855-CEI-SHOW; or visit

Fiesta Showroom
•March 15-27 (dark Tues, March 21): Abbacadabra – tribute to Abba—(doors open 7:40 p.m., show 8 p.m.), $35 plus fees*

•July 6-17 (dark Tues-Wed, July 11-12): Beatles vs Elvis—(doors open 7:40 p.m., show 8 p.m.), $29.50, $40.50 plus fees* (ticket on sale date TBA)

•Fri–Sat, July 21-22: Chippendales—Fri-Sat (doors open 6:40 p.m., shows at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.), $29.50, $40.50 plus fees* (ticket on sale date TBA)

•Aug 1-10: Dirk Arthur Magic—(doors open 7:40 p.m., show 8 p.m.), $29.50, $40.50 plus fees* (ticket on sale date TBA)
Rio Vista Amphitheater
•Fri, April 29: Willie Nelson—Fri (doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m.), $45.50, $66.50, $81.50, $91.50 plus fees*

•Sat, May 20: Brian Wilson celebrates Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary with special guests Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin—Sat (doors open 7:40 p.m., show 8 p.m.), $45.41, $54.58, $72.93, $86.69 plus fees*

* All shows—$5 discount for locals (Laughlin, Bullhead City, Kingman, Needles, Lake Havasu City); discount only available at Harrah’s Box Office in person with ID; $5 surcharge on all ticket purchases on day of event

Harrah’s Ballroom and Rio Vista Amphitheater
•Fri-Sun, April 7-9: Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) North American Weightlifting, Powerlifting, Feats of Strength/Strongman & MAS event – drug free athletes compete in both indoor and outdoor events in men’s/women’s/youth divisions (deadline for entry is Tues, March 7)—Fri-Sat (events throughout each day), for more information, go to or email



For advance tickets to Tropicana shows, call the Box Office at 1-888-888-8695 or see

The Pavilion Theater
•Sat, March 18: Good Vibrations-A Celebration of The Beach Boys—Sat (8 p.m.), $15

•Fri, March 31: The Goldtones – 50s & ’60s rock, sock hop—Fri (8 p.m.), $15


Riverside Resort

For Riverside Resort ticket information, call (702) 298-2535 ext 616, (928) 763-7070, ext 616 or 1-800-227-3849, ext 616; stop at the Entertainment Ticket Office next to Don’s Celebrity Theatre; or visit For special “Room and Show Tickets Packages” and special group rates, call 1-800-227-3849, ext 5546

Don’s Celebrity Theatre
•Fri-Sun, March 3-5: Terri Clark—Fri-Sun (7 p.m.), $35 – $5 off for locals with ID

•Wed-Sun, March 8-12: Mickey Gilley—Wed-Sun (7 p.m.), $38 ($25 groups 35+)

•Tues-Sun, March 14-19: Suzy Bogguss—Tues-Sun (7 p.m.), $30 ($20 groups 35+) – $5 off for locals with ID

•Wed-Sun, March 22-26: Winter Dance Party- with tributes to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper—Wed-Sun (8 p.m.), $30 ($20 groups 35+) – $5 off for locals with ID

•Thurs-Sat, April 6-8: Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters—Thurs-Sat (8 p.m.), $35 – $5 off for locals with ID

•Wed-Sun, May 3-7: Desperado – Tribute to The Eagles—Wed-Sun (8 p.m.), $30 ($20 groups 35+) – $5 off for locals with ID

•Wed-Sun, May 31-June 4: Fleetwood Nicks – Tribute to Fleetwood Mack—Wed-Sun (8 p.m.), $30 ($20 groups 35+) – $5 off for locals with ID

•Thurs-Sun, June 29-July 3: Macdougal Street West: A Peter, Paul & Mary Experience—Thurs-Sun (8 p.m.), $25 ($18 groups 35+) – $5 off for locals with ID

•Tues-Sun, Jan 23-28, 2018: Doug Kershaw—Tues-Sun (7 p.m.), $25 ($15 groups 35+) – $5 off for locals with ID

The Karaoke Dance Club
•Saturdays, March 11-25, April 8, 22: Tom & Sharon’s Dance Party (from swing and country to ballroom and Latin)—Sat (2 p.m.- 4 p.m.), small admission fee; for details on parties or dance classes, call Tom and Sharon Craddock, 928-444-4067