There’ll be some changes made for the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s 2015-16 season: new Sunday matinees, a new Spotlight Series and new works reflecting the leadership of music director Donato Cabrera.
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The prog rock greats will be commemorating four decades together.
Before they began using tropical storms as metaphors for just how severely they were going to rock you in the early ’80s to widespread approval, the Scorpions banged out a handful of underground hard rock classics that were big in Japan and practically nowhere else.
Approaching his craft with scientific studiousness, Rakim quickly established himself as one of hip-hop’s pre-eminent, most influential lyricists, smooth, cerebral and effortlessly on point.
Helen Reddy, one of pop’s biggest voices in the ’70s, chose hypnotherapy over pounding the oldies circuit.
Justin Bieber as the subject of a Comedy Central roast? The Justin Bieber who allegedly egged a neighbor’s house? The Justin Bieber who reportedly antagonized an airplane crew and filled an plane with pot smoke?
It always gets messy with this bunch, in routinely thrilling ways: All four play multiple instruments, three of them share lead vocal duties and none of them approach the band the same way.
The Las Vegas rock/pop band is seeking “super fans” to be “treated like a VIP” during “an intimate performance” giving them “unprecedented access” during an upcoming video shoot here.
This Wednesday, Carlos Santana and Hermes Music U.S. will take part in the donation of a whopping 80 guitars to Monaco Middle School’s music programs.
Church’s fiery, fantastic performance on Friday, is both a tip of the trucker hat — Church wears no Stetsons — to country music business-as-usual and a repudiation of it.
Maryland rockers add some grit to glam metal.
Cody Canada and The Departed add some edge to Americana.
Ryan Whyte Maloney agrees 15 minutes of fame doesn’t last as long as it used to. The Las Vegas-based country singer got himself on prime-time TV five times last year, competing on NBC’s “The Voice.”
Southern rock band the Black Crowes has split up after more two decades, lead guitarist and co-founder Rich Robinson said in a statement on Thursday, citing a disagreement with his brother, lead singer Chris Robinson.
Singer continues to challenge country music convention.
Constantly touring classic rockers return after filming concert DVD in Las Vegas last summer.
Santana’s autobiography “The Universal Tone — Bringing My Story to Light” came out in November. It takes more than 500 pages for the 67-year-old guitar legend to tell his story, from his parents eloping on horseback to his move to Las Vegas three years ago.
Pop diva Mariah Carey promises all 18 of her No. 1 hits will be in her May and July shows in her new residency at Caesars Palace.
“It’s a real music school,” said Teddi Tarnoff, head of Las Vegas Valley School of Rock locations. “We’re teaching them songs, and they’re learning how to play in a band, but they’re getting as close to a real rock experience as humanly possible.”
The DJ industry remains pretty much a man’s world, but women are making inroads, including at famous Strip nightclubs.
Chris Heers releasing “The Road Ahead Shines” on Friday with a show at Tommy Rocker’s.
More than a dozen acts have been added to the massive music festival in May, Rock in Rio.
Guest artists conductor Rei Hotoda and violinist Bella Hristova left indelible marks on the audience through their artful musicianship and technical mastery during the Las Vegas Philharmonic concert Saturday at The Smith Center.