The city of Las Vegas will welcome the NFL with open arms in 2020, with the draft set for April 23-25 and the new Raiders stadium opening in July. Nashville hosted the 2019 NFL Draft and broke multiple records including total direct spending and attendance and the pressure is on Las Vegas to top those figures.
Las Vegas loses to Nashville
Nashville beats Las Vegas, 2-0
With the 2019 NFL Draft wrapping up, it’s time to start looking ahead to the 2020 draft in Las Vegas. It will be the very first time the draft will move to the West Coast, and with over a years notice, the city of Las Vegas is hoping to make it one to remember.
The Oakland had 3 first round picks in this years NFL Draft. Ed Graney breaks down the picks from Nashville.
As part of a panel of experts, Bruce Ford of Boston-area hotel services firm Lodging Econometrics spoke of fast-growing communities for hospitality. Southern California and Nashville have seen impressive construction for a variety of room types, he told a crowd at the Hospitality Design Expo and Conference. The expo brought about 17,500 people to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Yodeling Boy Mason Ramsey Signs With Atlantic Records, Debuts First Single Ramsey, who shot to fame after a viral video of him yodeling at an Illinois Walmart surfaced, just debuted “Famous.” “If I’m gonna be famous for somethin’/I wanna be famous for lovin’ you/If I’m gonna be known around the world/I wanna because of you, girl” Mason Ramsey, “Famous” It’s been quite the rush to stardom for the 11-year-old, who appeared on The Ellen Show and performed at Coachella earlier this month. “I’d been to Nashville a few times before, but never thought something like this would happen. It’s a dream to sign with Atlantic and Big Loud.” Mason Ramsey “I loved recording ‘Famous’ and can’t wait for everyone to hear it.”
A local shopkeeper recalls what the city of Nashville was like before and after the Nashville Predators and the Tennessee Titans arrived in the late 1990s.
Ahead of the first Oakland Raiders game of the season in Nashville, Tenn., fans of the team from near and far gave their opinions on the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas and whether or not they’d continue to support them.
Can Nashville shed light on what Las Vegas will experience when the NHL and NFL come to town? Here’s a preview of an upcoming feature from Review-Journal sports columnist Ed Graney.