Fodor's Expert Review House of Blues at Mandalay Bay
The Las Vegas branch of this chain uses recurring dates by Santana to reclaim some of the lucrative baby boomer dollar it lost to other venues. Most of the schedule is still devoted to hard-rock bands and all-ages shows. As with other branches, rustic folk art covers the walls. This one is unusual, however, in having a balcony level with reserved theater seating along with the general-admission floor that accommodates about 1,200.