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Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas should you see?

Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas should you see?

You’ve booked your trip to Las Vegas and you’re determined to see a Cirque du Soleil show during your stay here. Perfect – only one thing: Cirque du Soleil has eight shows to choose from in Las Vegas, and they are all dramatically different. Sure, you could see each of Cirque’s shows, but that wouldn’t [...]

More dates added to Britney Spears residency in Las Vegas

More dates added to Britney Spears residency in Las Vegas

New dates have been added to the Las Vegas run of Britney: Piece of Me, as demand for her show remains strong. Pop diva Britney Spears opened her two-year residency at the 4,600-seat Axis Theater in Planet Hollywood in late 2013. Since then, her show has consistently sold out as her fans have flocked to [...]

War’s Lonnie Jordan promises smokin’ show in Las Vegas with Cheech & Chong

War’s Lonnie Jordan promises smokin’ show in Las Vegas with Cheech & Chong

You’d think the band that has several tour dates with perennial potheads Cheech & Chong would be all about the ganja. After all, War’s hit song, “Low Rider,” was the opening track in the duo’s first movie, “Up in Smoke,” 36 years ago. And they have a bonus track on War’s first album release in [...]

The heat’s back and so are poolside concerts in Las Vegas

The heat’s back and so are poolside concerts in Las Vegas

With winter but a distant memory and the sale of sunblock spiking, Las Vegas resort pools have opened. For many, a day at the pool means relaxation, a fruity drink and people-watching. On select nights, though, a few of Vegas’ pools open to a different crowd: the music fan. We’re not talking about the pool [...]

Guns N’ Roses shooting for ‘kick-ass’ residency in Las Vegas

Guns N’ Roses shooting for ‘kick-ass’ residency in Las Vegas

Not a lot is being revealed about the upcoming Guns N’ Roses residency at the Hard Rock Hotel, but it will have lots of surprises, lead guitarist DJ Ashba said. When asked what will be different from the band’s first Hard Rock residency, he said mischievously, “just live sex shows.” And this is why we [...]

Tom Green keeps it outrageous in stand-up residency in Las Vegas

Tom Green keeps it outrageous in stand-up residency in Las Vegas

Comedian Tom Green is done pranking his parents, who have retired from his barrage of more-than-annoying stunts. Green’s fans will quickly recall such pranks as the “slutmobile,” a not-safe-for-work piece of sexual art Green had airbrushed on the hood of his parents’ car. The paint job was shot for his controversial, yet popular, MTV show, [...]

Guns N’ Roses to work on new album during Vegas residency

Guns N’ Roses to work on new album during Vegas residency

For the three weeks that Guns N’ Roses is performing a nine-show residency at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, the band will also be working on a new album. The last album GN’R released was “Chinese Democracy” in 2008. DJ Ashba, the band’s lead guitarist since 2009, said the band already has more [...]

Rock in Rio to build ‘theme park for music’ on Las Vegas Strip

Rock in Rio to build ‘theme park for music’ on Las Vegas Strip

The northern end of the Las Vegas Strip is expected to see a boost in traffic when music festival promoter Rock in Rio opens the City of Rock in May 2015. Rock in Rio USA announced a partnership on April 21 with MGM Resorts International and Cirque du Soleil to build and market the four-day [...]

Rock and funk find a home at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas

Rock and funk find a home at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas

Where else on this planet can you eat a heaping plate of soul food, slip on some bowling shoes, hit a few pins and watch great performers, such as Perry Farrell of Jane’s Addiction wail through the band’s 1988 album, “Nothing’s Shocking?” Turns out Brooklyn, London and now, Las Vegas. Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas recently [...]

Vegas only North American stop in New Kids On The Block tour

Vegas only North American stop in New Kids On The Block tour

We all get a little nostalgic for our preteen days, and for many of us, the New Kids on the Block were a major part of that, their photos torn from Teen Beat taped to our bedroom walls. Every NKOTB fan had their favorite, little hearts drawn around their pictures. If you never got to [...]

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