The iHeartRadio music festival returns to MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 19 and 20 and so far only the only announced performer is Ed Sheeran. Who else do you want to see on stage?
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“Walk Like An Egyptian.” It became the definitive hit for The Bangles. Thing was, though, didn’t really define them.
It’s a statement that can forever damn a punk band, five little words with much larger implications. And Tom Carr has just uttered them. “My parents love that song.”
Some Las Vegas concerts by the numbers courtesy of Billboard’s Boxscore
Back in April, we hit the studio with Vegas rockers Otherwise as they tracked their sophomore album, “Peace At All Costs,” with producer David Bottril, who has worked with platinum-selling rockers such as Tool, Mudvayne, Rush, Muse and others.
He sang from his back on a gold-trimmed couch that was almost as gilded as the man draped upon it, flesh and fabric practically indivisible from one another.
Strangely soothing and abrasive at once, Ringo Deathstarr distill the dissonant charms of shoegaze down to the last detail: loud guitars that only get louder; distortion pedals that are likely hot to the touch from overuse; entrancing, benumbed vocals that frequently sound as if they were phoned in from the furthest recesses of the Milky Way.
His vocals often sound as if they were tracked in a field of daisies, sunshine warming his blood, as opposed to any kind of traditional recording studio. Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson giving lusty, howling voice to that band’s blustery, blues-informed rock ’n’ roll.
Queen is one of the most ridiculous bands ever. They’re also one of the greatest.
Friday, your plate is going to be full — of glistening meats of questionable composition.
Country pop fireballs The Band Perry will likely perform their aforementioned latest single, along with hits like “If I Die Young” and “You Lie,” when they play the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s on Oct. 3.
Miss out on either of Guns N’ Roses residencies at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel? Well, now you can get in on the action from the comfort of your couch.
The audience cheered as the satellite collided with their faces, probe-first.
“Under the Electric Sky,” a 3-D documentary about the Electric Daisy Carnival, shot at EDC 2013, opens today at AMC Town Square 18.
Hoping for the best while bracing for the worst is a recurring lyrical motif of Californian screamo quintet Touche Amore, who aim to reassure with hoarse throats and battered hearts.
More indebted to The Allman Brothers Band than the Dead, Widespread Panic has become the most consistent act of their ilk, their dedication to the road underscored by 10, count ’em, 10 live albums. They play July 4 at The Joint.
The precise, locomotive rhythms of electronic dance music, which reverberate through this city’s nightclubs from the fingertips of the DJs who have become some of Vegas’ biggest stars, can be traced all the way back to Dusseldorf, Germany, some four decades ago.
Shahab Zargari’s clicking an invisible camera. Sitting at a small table at The Beat Coffeehouse and Records on a recent Tuesday evening, the founder of Vegas-based label GC Records mimes taking a picture as he discusses an upcoming compilation featuring local acts.
Comedian Kevin Hart’s box-office hit “Think Like A Man Too” is set in Vegas. He’ll return to the scene Sept. 5-6, bringing his “Hartbeat Weekend” with comedy shows, a performance by Kendrick Lamar and even a blackjack tourney at The Cosmopolitan.
Here are three new CDs you need: Mastodon’s melodic “Once More ‘Round The Sun,” Strand of Oaks’ feel-good “HEAL” and Jad Fair & Danielson’s smily “Solid Gold Heart.”
A few thoughts on day two of the Electric Daisy Carnival.
With the Electric Daisy Carnival back this weekend, so is Dada Life. Since the success of the Swedish DJ duo at EDCs past, Dada Life has been on a quest to one-up themselves at each EDC appearance.
Kaskade or Avicii?
An album years in the making tops the latest roundup of Vegas music releases:
Four recommended new CDs released this week: