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.