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Art Vargas

Rank #20 US Las Vegas, NV Jazz / Swing / Lounge / Retro / Blues / Ameri...


Sounds Like: Bobby Darin, Art Vargas, Louie Prima

Label: varjazz

Bio: Growing up in Detroit, Michigan, its musical history influenced Art Vargas as a young performer. Vargas developed a passion for nostalgia, emulating singers of the ’50s and ’60s. He pursued his fascination and was professionally performing by the age of eighteen. Through nightclub, television, a... See Full Bio

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“Art Vargas is every inch the suave entertainer, flashing the crowd a 100-watt smile as his rich voice works its magic, Vargas is vintage Vegas through and through.”
—  Los Angeles Times
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    Mar 10

    Las Vegas, NV, US | 6:30pm

    Las Vegas, NV, US
    Mon Mar 10 6:30pm


    Tuscany * Piazza Lounge Monday nights March 10 & 24 * 6:30p - 10:30p Art Vargas and the Swank Set trio play the swingin' sounds of vintage Vegas Lounge. Bringing back the music, nostalgia and classic cool of the golden era. Dance floor included! That's right, put on your snappy duds n dancin' shoes and come dig the scene, because you make it baby! The Tuscany's Piazza Lounge has a classic cool atomosphere, stylish bar and cozy comfort lounge seating with great patio, perfect for mingling with Vegas' 'hep set'. The Swingin' hip happenin' scene for Monday nights, Vintage Vegas style. Classic is back with Art Vargas & The Swank Set! The Tuscany Piazza Lounge * No Cover! 255 East Flamingo Rd. LV, NV

  • 2014

    Feb 22

    Las Vegas, NV, US | 7:00pm

    Las Vegas, NV, US
    Sat Feb 22 7:00pm


    Swingin’ the Music of the Golden era! Las Vegas showman Art Vargas brings to life Vintage Vegas through exciting song & dance performances reminiscent of the legendary stars of Vintage Las Vegas! On the Las Vegas entertainment scene for over 25yrs, known for his outstanding showmanship and fabulous flair, Art Vargas and his band, voted ‘Best of Las Vegas’, present authentic vintage Vegas styled performance through a swingin' show bringing you the music, glamour and excitement that defined Vegas’ golden era, the 1940s, 50s & 60s. Special guest Star Laura Shaffer, with her fem fatale glamour of vintage Hollywood, these two recreate the magic of the classic singing duos of the Vegas strip. Featuring the music of Bobby Darin, Louis Prima & Keely Smith, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Cab Calloway and more! Acclaimed as one of Vegas best performers! Los Angeles times says, "Art Vargas is Vintage Vegas thru and thru!" Tickets $18.00 (non residents) $15.00 (residents). Cash or Check only, must be picked up in person at Sun City Community centers: Mountain Shadows, Desert Vista & Pinnacle Call (702) 240-1301 for more info. Starbright Theater Sun City Summerlin 2215 Thomas Ryan Blvd. LV. NV

  • 2014

    Feb 22

    Las Vegas, NV, US | 6:30pm

    Las Vegas, NV, US
    Sat Feb 22 6:30pm


    Swingin’ to the music of the golden era! Classic Las Vegas showman Art Vargas brings vintage Vegas to life through exciting song and dance performances reminiscent of the legendary stars Bobby Darin, Louis Prima and Keely Smith, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Cab Calloway. Special guest singer Laura Shaffer adds the femme fatale glamour of a vintage Hollywood starlet, and the two re-create the magic of classic singing duos of the Vegas Strip.

  • 2013

    Dec 28

    Mesquite, NV, US | 7:30pm

    Mesquite, NV, US
    Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:30pm


    *8:00 show* Las Vegas entertainers Art Vargas and Laura Shaffer pay tribute to the stars and Music of the Golden Era with Song & Dance performances reminiscent of the Classic Holiday television specials of yesteryear. Swinging live with the Swank Set Band and the Fabulous Vargas girl!

  • 2013

    Nov 21

    Las Vegas, NV, US | 9:00pm

    Las Vegas, NV, US
    Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:00pm


    Thursday Nov 21st 9pm-12am House Of Blues Las Vegas Hey all you Swingerz Hooferz Catz n Dolls! It's the Hippest happenin' in town with Art Vargas & The Swank Set, swingin' & rockin' you with the best of vintage Vegas, Vargas style! Put on your dancin duds and come dig the scene baby, because you make it. Classic Swing, Jump Boogie, 50s 60s Rock, Roll & Soul! Welcome to the InnerSwankdom... Let's Swing! NO COVER! Great Dance floor!

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