In the span of a little over a year, mostly pop-punk and emo-oriented bands like Panic!, Escape The Fate, You In Series, The Higher and The Cab all got signed.
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The Drums, Wheelchair Sports Camp and others hightlight banner year for indie music festival.
Scoring a major label record contract is a bite of the golden apple that often results in little more than a mouthful of worm chunks.
For working-class musician Adrian Patrick, frontman for Vegas hard rockers Otherwise, life can become blurred by the demands of the profession, the tour-record-repeat cycle sometimes becoming a creative gerbil wheel.
Don’t shame your family by skipping the band’s three-night stint at Brooklyn Bowl.
The sky was falling in a swanky Downtown Grand conference room, the heavens torn asunder by Spotify.
The two-day music gathering looks to build on its past success helping break bands like Imagine Dragons, AWOL Nation and Otherwise.
New stage, new artists, new footprint planned for massive dance music gathering in 2017.
We caught up with Squidhat owner Allan Carter and some Squidhat artists to get the inside story on a few of the label’s more notable releases.
Stevie Nicks, with special guests the Pretenders, launched the Park Theater on Saturday night. The theater is a new 5,300-seat venue at the Monte Carlo.
These aren’t the best records of the year, but they are the ones I dug more than the rest.
Kaylee Jade has added resonant, melodious vocals to the former instrumental three-piece, which will celebrate the new record “Devil’s Tower” with a release show Wednesday at Dive Bar.
Vegas’ indie funk square pegs We Are Pancakes ready to debut EP “Cookies & Mimosas.”
This is the time of year when we all reflect upon and catalog that which we’re truly grateful for in life and, of course, this column ranks right above the birth of one’s first child on most lists.
All your holiday gatherings are about to get way better and no in-laws have to die, even.
Chief among the many joys of being a professional music critic is all the feedback I get from readers (or superfans, as I like to refer to you guys). Some questions get asked on a daily basis, it seems. In order to answer them once and for all, here’s the official Sounding Off FAQ.
Williams’ two groups — Five Beer Plan and The Social Set — are part of a vibrant substratum of the Vegas music scene consisting of bands that mostly play all-ages house shows and off-the-grid spots. In these circles, he’s a burgeoning voice, a gifted, prolific writer whose pop savvy brightens his noisy, scruffy tunes.
The Pahrump-based country act is about as old school as it gets. Even if its members — singer-guitarist Cole Reeves, 21, his 25-year-old brother, Matt, who also sings and plays guitar, and bassist Kelly Bishop, 36 — aren’t all that old.
The embodiment of enthusiasm — responsible for anthemic ragers like “Party Hard,” “Party God” and “Party, Party, Party” — visits The Bunkhouse on Thursday on his Power of Partying speaking tour.
Numerous readers have shared similar experiences in recent years: You go to buy tickets the minute they go on sale, only to discover that many, if not all, of the best seats have immediately been kicked to resale sites, where they are substantially more expensive.
The former Las Vegas Academy dance student will celebrate her new EP, “shä bré el,” with a free, all-ages CD release party Friday at Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel.
“You’re Only Here Because You Have To Be,” the new full-length debut from local punk act Fredward, is the best record to come out of Vegas this year.
Mikey Porter, a longtime Vegas hip-hop scene fixture, and a half dozen other rappers and DJs gather at the spot where the hip-hop icon was shot to reminisce and reflect on his legacy.