Virgin Hotels Las Vegas President and CEO Richard “Boz” Bosworth says, “Both the Shag Room and The Bar are contiguous ultralounges, similar to Alibi or Clique, but combined.”
An organizer for Tuesday’s We Make Events Red Alert campaign says, “This is a closed set, is is not a gathering place, it is not a protest. It is a visual installation. Period.”
Lady Gaga cleaned house at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, while The Weeknd took home the top prize.
Smith Center President Myron Martin says of the We Make Events Red Alert campaign: “This is a plea for stagehands and artists who are not getting federal unemployment.”
In a pandemic, the Entertainment Capital of the World is a tough room. Las Vegas businesses that stage music along with food and drink are learning this the hard way.
The names are as outsize as their seven- and eight-figure record deals. Eminem. Juice Wrld. Gucci Mane. Nestled among them all in the top 10 of the iTunes hip-hop chart? Las Vegas indie artist Ekoh.
Franky Perez, on his “Crossing The Great Divide” tour: “I played alleys, sidewalks, porches, venues, bridges, health-care facilities, corn fields, lobbies, parks, parking lots.”
Rock legend Bill Medley says, “I’m not an electronics guy, and I’m not interested in trying to reinvent a wheel I know nothing about.”
Citing coronavirus concerns, Barry Manilow has reset his Westgate residency to February.
Producer Pete Housley, who booked Lou Ragland final shows, said, “Since there’s been a way to record or broadcast music, The Ink Spots have been there.”
Frank Cullotta said if he dwelled on his criminal past, “I’d wind up in my car with a gun in my mouth.”
Vegas danger artist Jonathan Goodwin says of the moment of truth with Alexis Brownley, “It’s me and little Alexis. It was excruciating. She started to cry.”
We the Entertainment Community of Las Vegas — WE/EC Vegas in shorthand — is showing its solidarity Wednesday night with a car parade and walking/standing demonstration on the Las Vegas Strip.
The first single from the band’s sixth album came out in March, days before coronavirus lockdowns, and the band delayed two tours till 2021.