Jack Evan Johnson, a longtime Las Vegan now living in Nashville, observes how the Route 91 Harvest tragedy impacts both cities from a deeply personal perspective.
The sounds of banjos, mandolins and other string instruments resonated through Craig Ranch Regional Park during the inaugural Viva Las Vegrass bluegrass music festival Sunday afternoon.
Encore Theater’s comparative intimacy at 1,800 seats, and exclusivity — the six shows are Elvis Costello’s only booked dates for all of 2018 — should boost demand.
Las Vegas musician Bryan Hopkins tells how he and others eluded the shooter’s bullets during the Route 91 Harvest music festival Oct. 1, including taking refuge in a refrigerated compartment and later making dash to safety.
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Country star Jason Aldean brought the party back Thursday in his return to the stage following the deadly mass shooting that broke out while he was performing in Las Vegas, but the fun was tempered by the sting of the tragedy.
Ringo Starr has played several Vegas venues over the years, including the old Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, Rio Pavilion, Mandalay Bay Beach, Pearl at the Palms and Reynolds Hall at the Smith Center.
Country music literally forms its own community here, so what happens when such a close-knit group is threatened, as it was at the Route 91 Harvest tragedy?