Barry Manilow Sets New Records and Celebrates 50 Years at Westgate Las Vegas

Sarah Bonadeo
Barry Manilow Live at Westgate Las Vegas

In the entertainment world, few artists can boast the kind of longevity and success that Barry Manilow has achieved. In 2023, this legendary singer and songwriter are celebrating his remarkable 50-year career and making history at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino International Showroom. Breaking records and tugging at heartstrings, Manilow’s “Barry Manilow – the hits come home!” show promises an unforgettable experience for fans and newcomers alike.

A Record-Breaking Milestone

This year marks Barry Manilow’s 14th consecutive year gracing the stage at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino International Showroom. This feat breaks the previous record held by the King of Rock and Roll himself, Elvis Presley. With a remarkable career spanning five decades, Manilow’s enduring popularity and unmatched talent continue to captivate audiences worldwide.

As he takes the stage in Las Vegas again, Manilow stands on the brink of history, poised to cement his legacy as one of the most prolific and beloved artists in the entertainment industry. With each performance, he inches closer to surpassing Elvis’s record for the most shows at this iconic Las Vegas property, a testament to his enduring appeal and exceptional showmanship.

Celebrating 50 Years of Musical Brilliance

Beyond the record-breaking achievements, 2023 is a momentous year for Barry Manilow as it marks his 50th anniversary as a recording artist. Few can boast such an enduring and influential career, and Manilow’s music has left an indelible mark on generations of fans.

From timeless classics like “Mandy” and “Copacabana” to heartfelt ballads such as “Can’t Smile Without You” and “Weekend in New England,” Manilow’s repertoire is a treasure trove of musical gems that have stood the test of time. His ability to craft melodies that resonate with the soul and lyrics that touch the heart has endeared him to millions of listeners around the world.

“Barry Manilow – the hits come home!”

Manilow’s Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino show is aptly titled “Barry Manilow – the hits come home!” This title reflects the artist’s warm relationship with his audience and the timeless nature of his music. It’s a homecoming, a celebration, and a testament to the enduring power of Manilow’s songs.

Audiences attending this show can expect a journey through Manilow’s greatest hits, performed with the same passion and energy that have defined his career. From the upbeat rhythms of “Copacabana” to the emotional depth of “Somewhere Down the Road,” this show promises to be a captivating experience for fans and newcomers alike.

For example, the popular song “Copacabana” is one of Barry Manilow’s most iconic and enduring songs. Released in 1978, this lively and evocative track tells a captivating story of love, passion, and tragedy set against the backdrop of the glamorous Copacabana nightclub in Havana. The song’s infectious Latin rhythms, catchy melody, and vivid lyrics transport listeners to a world of romance and intrigue.

“Copacabana” not only showcases Manilow’s exceptional vocal talents but also his storytelling prowess. It’s a testament to his ability to craft songs that entertain and leave a lasting impression, making it a timeless classic that continues to captivate audiences and fill dance floors worldwide.

Show Dates and Special Events

Manilow’s residency at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino spans multiple dates in 2023, ensuring that fans have ample opportunities to catch this legendary artist in action. The show dates for 2023 are as follows:

  • September 14 to September 16
  • September 21 to September 23 (Charity Special)
  • October 12 to October 14
  • October 19 to October 21
  • November 9 to November 11
  • November 16 to November 18
  • November 30 to December 2
  • December 7 to December 9

One highlight of the residency is the charity special on September 21-23, 2023. During these dates, attendees will not only enjoy Manilow’s performance but also receive a special package that includes a Collector’s Commemorative Coin, a Copacabana Boa, a Record-Breaking Celebration Hat, 2 Free Drinks at the Copa Bar (Collectible Cups), and a VIP Pass to the Saturday afternoon private screening of COPACABANA – The Movie. It’s a unique opportunity to support a good cause while immersing oneself in the world of Manilow.

Concerts at Westgate Las Vegas

The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has a history of hosting iconic concerts and entertainment events. Formerly known as the Las Vegas Hilton, the resort’s International Showroom has been a legendary venue for some of the biggest names in the music industry. It gained worldwide recognition for being the long-time home of the incomparable Elvis Presley, who performed a record-breaking 837 consecutive sold-out shows there. In addition to Barry Manilow, the showroom has hosted other musical legends like Frank Sinatra and Liberace, who have celebrated numerous milestones in their career with their extended residencies.

Over the years, the Westgate Las Vegas has maintained its reputation as a premier destination for live entertainment, offering audiences an intimate and unforgettable concert experience in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, solidifying its place in the annals of music history. Las Vegas has worked hard to secure residencies for big-name artists such as Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, and U2.

In a recent interview, Barry Manilow shared his excitement, stating, “The Westgate in Las Vegas has become my second home. I am thrilled I will continue to perform my hits for the fans in such an iconic theater and property.” These words underscore Manilow’s deep connection with his audience and the venue itself.


Barry Manilow’s show at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino International Showroom in 2023 promises to celebrate music, history, and a legendary career. As he shatters records and marks his 50th year as a recording artist, Manilow’s timeless melodies and heartfelt lyrics continue to resonate with fans of all ages.

Whether you’re a lifelong fan eager to relive the magic of Manilow’s hits or a newcomer looking to experience the artistry of a true musical icon, “Barry Manilow – the hits come home!” is a must-see event in the heart of Las Vegas. It’s a testament to the enduring power of music and the incredible journey of an artist who has left an indelible mark on the entertainment world. Don’t miss your chance to witness history as Barry Manilow takes the stage at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.