“I had to start looking at live-music events as a fan, an entertainment experience, instead of just being interested in production and management,” says LVE President Pat Christenson.
The aquarium being designed by Raymer and King’s crew for the Animal Planet show “Tanked” is to be installed at the Sharks’ home arena, SAP Center, aptly known as The Shark Tank. The episode airs this fall on the Animal Planet series.
Pasquale Rotella is a force in the festival universe as the spin-master of Insomniac Events and founder of the EDC.
Diana Ross is debuting her show at Encore Theater, after headlining in three runs Venetian Theater on the Strip.
Guests at the Mirage receive complimentary “Sgt. Pepper” CDs — remastered for the album’s 50th birthday — and can pose in front of a giant “Pepper” album cover.
Carlos Santana remembers The Beatles’ singing, “She Loves You,” but soon burst out after watching Bob Dylan.
Lon Bronson’s first call upon hearing of Gregg Allman’s death was to Jim Buck. Buck was busy, but he found a way to play “Whipping Post” to honor Allman.
Neal Schon and Carlos Santana stormed through a three-song foray to open Sunday’s Santana show at House of Blues.
“Love and War” is the new album and single from Brad Paisley, who enlisted a trusted friend and songwriter — John Fogerty — to collaborate on the project.
Drake’s explosive performance of “Gyalchester” at Bellagio Fountains was presented as “live.” It wasn’t. Producers banked Sunday night’s performance, originally described in media reports as a rehearsal, during the live telecast.