Where To Find Free Live Music On The Vegas Strip

Written By Marc Meltzer on February 17, 2023 - Last Updated on August 3, 2023
Free live music on Vegas Strip

There is plenty of free live music at casinos on the Vegas Strip. You just have to look for it.

It’s not easy to find free live music on the Vegas Strip since schedules change often and their respective websites can be out of date often. Additionally, not every bar or lounge inside a casino offers this amenity.

While live music on the Vegas Strip may not have a fee to watch and enjoy, there could be a cost to some. The venues that offer free live music are usually bars and lounges.

The bars with free live music in Las Vegas have entertainment as a way to draw customers to buy drinks. This isn’t a new tactic.

Bars and lounges around the country often expect customers to buy food or drinks while they enjoy free entertainment.

Spending a little money on a beer or cocktail can go a long way to having a fun and entertaining night in Las Vegas.

Casino bars and lounges with free live music on the Vegas Strip

Some of the bars and lounges on the Vegas Strip with free live music are on the casino floor for all to see. Some others are in separate venues that aren’t as easy to find.

Let’s take a look at where and when you’ll be able to find free live music on the Vegas Strip.


Alibi: Live DJ Thursday – Sunday beginning at 9 pm
Lift Bar: Friday – Monday beginning at 8 pm
Lobby Bar: Monday – Thursday from 4 pm – 12 am and Friday and Saturday from 12 pm – 12 am


Petrossian: Live pianist throughout the day
Lilly Bar & Lounge: Tuesday and Thursday from 9 pm – 12 am, Friday and Saturday from 7 pm – 11 pm


Barbershop: Monday, Wednesday – Saturday at 10 pm, Sunday at 8 pm, Changes regularly, see schedule here.


The Lounge: Tuesday – Sunday from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am


Piano Bar: Dueling pianos nightly beginning at 9 pm, Big Elvis Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2 pm – 6 pm, Karaoke Wednesday – Sunday from 6 pm – 9 pm, Saxman Duo: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 3 pm – 6 pm
Carnival Court (outside): Throughout the day and night, schedule changes often


Centra: Friday and Saturday at 9:30 pm
Aurora Bar: Friday and Saturday at 8 pm

Mandalay Bay

House Of Blues: Friday and Saturday at 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am
Rhythm & Riffs: Thursday and Saturday from 10 pm – 2 am
RiRa Irish Pub: Tuesday – Sunday at 8 pm (except Monday)

MGM Grand

Level Up: Weeknights beginning at 9 pm, weekends beginning at 10 pm
Losers Bar: Daily from 3 pm – 1 am


Parlor Cocktail Lounge: Nightly from 9 pm to 1 am

New York-New York

Nine Fine Irishmen: Nightly beginning at 9 pm
Bar at Times Square: Pianos nightly beginning at 8 pm

Paris Las Vegas

Alexxa: Nightly from Wednesday – Sunday
Napoleon’s Lounge Piano Bar: Nightly beginning at 8:30 pm
Le Cabaret Lounge: Friday and Saturday beginning at 6 pm

Resorts World

Dawg House: Weeknights except for Monday. Times may vary.


Casbar: Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 9 pm – 1 pm

The Strat

Remix Lounge: Friday and Saturday from 9 pm – 1 am. DJs spin from 1 am – 5 am

Treasure Island

Gilley’s: Monday and Tuesday beginning at 8 pm, Wednesday and Thursday beginning at 8:30 pm, Friday and Saturday at 5 pm and again 10 pm, Sunday at 7 pm (cover fee after 9 pm)


Eastside Lounge (Encore): Dueling Pianos Sunday – Thursday from 9:30 pm to 1:30 am and Friday and Saturday from 9:30 pm – 2:30 am

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Marc grew up on the mean streets of the South Bronx. He's the rare combination of Yankees and Jets fan which explains his often contrarian point of view. Marc is a freelance writer and social media consultant. Writing about steak, booze, gambling and Las Vegas is a tough job but somebody has to do it.

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