UPDATE: Vegas Cares benefit raises $100,000

UPDATE NOV. 8: The Vegas Cares event raised $100,000 after more than two dozen Las Vegas entertainers took the stage Sunday night.

The money will go toward a commissioned memorial art piece by Tim Bavington to honor those affected by the 1 October shooting. 

Guests at the event included Tenors of Rock, Penn and Teller, Blue Man Group, Baz, Cirque du Soleil, and more. Dancers from the show Jubilee also returned to the stage in their original costumes for the first time since the show closed in 2016.

Britney Spears helped raise money during the event by auctioning off a painting she created for $10,000. Vegas' own Robin Leach was the buyer.

UPDATE NOV. 6: The Vegas Cares benefit concert was sold out on Nov. 5. 

ORIGINAL STORY

Vegas Cares is happening this weekend. It's to honor first responders and victims of the 1 October shooting.

Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter, Jewel will perform her song, “Mercy” along with other musical guests. The show is this Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Venetian Theatre. Tickets are $30.

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