Mandalay Bay Nightlife

The Mandalay Bay nightlife fills the evening hours with music and fun. The biggest names in music have played Mandalay Bay, bringing many happy crowds to their venues. All acoustically tuned and designed to be comfortable, the venues at Mandalay Bay are some of the best places in the desert to see a show. With a variety of ticket packages and show times, it’s a snap to find a show that fits into your schedule before or after visiting one of the Mandalay Bay restaurants or experiencing the nightlife.

House of Blues Music Hall

Every night of the week, the House of Blues hosts life music and draws crowds to Mandalay Bay. Like all of the House of Blues, this one on the Las Vegas Strips specializes in American music. Sometimes this means legendary rock banks and sometimes it’s an upcoming bluegrass group or a soul singer. Whoever is on stage, you can expect a great show on the theater especially designed for live music. In addition to the concerts, the House of Blues has a chic restaurant on the top of Mandalay Bay and even has a tattoo shop going.

Beach Concert Series

When the weather is warm, and the Las Vegas pool parties are in full swing, the Mandalay Bay Beach Concert Series brings the music. The outdoor stage, overlooking the giant wave pool, has hosted some of the biggest artists, from classics like the Beach Boys and REO Speedway, to diverse bands like Weezer, the Wallflowers, and One Republic. Tickets are sold general admission, but you can book a cabana ahead of time of you want an excellent seat and special service for the big show.

Michael Jackson ONE

The King of Pop as interpreted by Cirque du Soleil is like nothing you’ve seen before. Somehow, those familiar songs feel like something completely new as the performers glide across and above the stage. The most magical experience of the Mandalay Bay nightlife tells the story of four misfits who set out on a journey—all set to the music of Michael Jackson. By the end of the journey, the foursome find courage, love, and adventure. The 90-minute show plays at the aptly named Michael Jackson Theatre at 7 and 10 nightly, with the exception of Thursday and Friday when the venue is dark.


Guitarist Carlos Santana has played a lot of concerts over the course of his legendary game. While he’s still at the top of his game, he chose the Mandalay Bay for a longterm residency. His show at the House of Blues stage features his greatest hits and other songs that will become favorites once you experience them in person. 

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