KC and the Sunshine Band packed Fremont Street on Friday night, putting on a free concert at the 3rd Street Stage. The show kicked off the Rock of Vegas concert series, which runs through Labor Day.
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B.B. King, the legendary guitarist whose expressive style brought blues from the fringe to the mainstream, was eulogized Saturday as musical icon and loving father in service in Las Vegas.
Fans from Las Vegas — and around the country — lined up at Palm South Mortuary Friday afternoon to bid farewell to the beloved bluesman.
Although a private family funeral is slated to take place this weekend here in town, a public viewing is being held this Friday at Palm South Jones Mortuary.
The third Life Is Beautiful Festival will bring back hometown rockers Imagine Dragons for top billing alongside Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, Hozier and Duran Duran as headliners for the diverse downtown gathering.
Two days before she ruled over the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand, Taylor Swift kicked off the American leg of her 1989 World Tour on Friday at Rock in Rio USA, along with one of her favorite collaborators, Ed Sheeran.
While the Billboard Music Awards is all about honoring the year’s best pop, rap, rock and country music, the evening took a few moments to pay tribute to legendary artists who died recently including soul singer Ben. E King and legendary guitarist B.B. King.
Of the 172,000 people who entered the City of Rock over the festival’s four days, only 21,156 were from Las Vegas.
Florida Georgia Line takes the award for Top Country Artist, beating out Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton. Taylor Swift gets her fourth award of the night, winning Top Artist.
The final day of Rock in Rio USA was blessed with gorgeous weather and plenty of great moments. Here’s a look at the top five:
It’s all coming together as Rock in Rio heads into its final hours.
A trip to the “office” for a musician usually means transporting not just instruments and music, but stools, lights, pedals, stands, cables, amplifiers, mixers, microphones, CDs, laptops, cell phones and carts.
If people still do that thing where they name their babies after where they were conceived, you can expect an influx of young people called Strip and Circus Circus Adjacent.
A King walked among us for decades, and we took him for granted.
Mother Nature saved her best for last with a gorgeous Saturday afternoon inside the City of Rock.
Superstar retrofitted her ‘1989’ arena tour for an outdoor party, but didn’t forget the small moments either.
Rock in Rio was back in a big way on Friday, kicking off pop weekend with performances by Taylor Swift, Charlie XCX and Jessie J, among others.
Still plenty to see at festival’s “Pop Weekend” while waiting for the main attraction
The Billboard Music Awards bring a big enough party to town in their own right. But Sunday’s return of the ABC special lands on an already crazy weekend.
After a hard-hitting opening weekend, the festival returns with a more pop-centric lineup this go-round. Here are some of the acts you won’t be crowd-surfing to over the next two days:
Guitar legend will be honored with special video tribute on Fremont Street Friday night.
Legendary guitarist B.B. King, who popularized the blues and inspired a generation of musicians, died Thursday night at his home in Las Vegas.
Legendary guitarist B.B. King, who introduced audiences worldwide to the blues and inspired a generation of musicians, died Thursday night at his home in Las Vegas, his attorney said. He was 89.
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