Depeche Mode played crowd-favorites “Just Can’t Get Enough,” “Personal Jesus,” and “Enjoy The Silence” in its first Vegas show since 2017.
From teeth-marked combat boots to Black Flag drum kits, it’s all here at new home for punkers.
Longtime locals know this place. The venue was originally home to Utopia nightclub, and had many different names and uses.
“My father always told me life is about obstacles,” the multi-platinum singer-songwriter says. “ ‘You either go over them, under them or through them.’ ”
Fantasy Lab Las Vegas, a purveyor of multisensory experiences, offers seven spaces that harness LED and audio technology to conjure feelings and sensations.
The Dark Star Orchestra isn’t just authentic. It’s nostalgic and location-specific, too.
Passion Pit’s helium-buoyant synth pop belies the longing and uncertainty at its core. It’s the sound of sunshine, though the subject matter here is more suited for overcast days. Still, all the bright buzzing keys, dizzy falsetto vocals and supersized hooks are meant to boost the kind of sullen moods that seem to catalyze some of the band’s tunes.
You never really know who’s going to show up when sandpaper-gritty nine-member hip-hop crew the Wu-Tang Clan hits town, as barely controlled chaos defines not only their sound, but their relationships with one another as well.
On Friday night at the MGM Grand Garden, Roger Waters played, in its entirety, “The Wall,” the charred-black rock opera from his former band, stadium rock progressives Pink Floyd.