Cover bands keep the old times rolling in Vegas

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Musically speaking, Vegas has a tradition of looking both backward and forward at the same time. New acts may come through town on a regular basis, but old acts never die.

In recent years, cover bands have been gaining acceptance to the point where several play on a regular basis at local venues. Some of them focus on one group or singer while others on a particular period of music.

Here’s a list of some that have ongoing gigs in Vegas. Keep in mind that many of these bands may play at a different venue on any given night. The venues listed are the sites of the more recent appearances.

Dr. Zhivegas (rock) in Lucky Bar at Red Rock Resort

Steel Panther (hard rock) at Green Valley Ranch

Swing City Dolls (’40s, ’50s and ’60s girl’s groups) in Marilyn’s Lounge at Eastside Cannery

Goodfellas (doo wop) at Indigo Lounge at Bally’s

Sixtiesmania (’60s music) in Casbah Lounge at the Sahara and Acqua Lounge at the Plaza

The Fab (The Beatles) at Marilyn’s Lounge at Eastside Cannery and The Club at Cannery

Spazmatics (’80s New Wave) at South Point

Steel Panther (heavy metal) at Green Valley Ranch

Yellow Brick Road (classic rock) at Green Valley Ranch

Bella Rumore (classic rock and pop) in Terzetto Lounge at M Resort

Nitro and Front Page (rock , soul and funk) in Ravello Lounge at M Resort

Purple Reign (Prince) in House of Blues at Mandalay Bay

ENVY (modern and classic pop) in Club Madrid at Sunset Station

Note: Below is a copy of this information for our Spanish speaking friends

Grupos Musicales de Tributo Florecen en Las Vegas

En cuanto a la música, Las Vegas tiende a ser un lugar tanto progresivo como conservador. Las nuevas sensaciones musicales se presentan aquí a menudo, mientras que los artistas ya establecidos siguen atrayendo a muchos. En años recientes, grupos que tocan las canciones hechas famosas por otros han ganado popularidad y varios tocan a menudo en bares locales. Unos grupos sólo tocan la música de alguien en particular mientras que otros tocan la música de cierta época. He aquí una lista de algunos de ellos. Recuerda que varios grupos alternan los lugares donde tocan. Los salones bar a continuación son los lugares más recientes donde se han presentado.

Dr. Zhivegas (rock) en Lucky Bar en el Red Rock Resort

Steel Panther (hard rock) en Green Valley Ranch

Swing City Dolls (grupos femeniles de los 40, 50 y 60) en Marilyn’s Lounge del Eastside Cannery

Goodfellas (Doo wop) en Indigo’s Lounge de Bally’s

Sixtiesmania (de los sesenta) en el Casbah Lounge del Sahara y Aqua Lounge de The Plaza

The Fab (The Beatles) en el Marilyn’s Lounge del Eastside Cannery y The Club del Cannery

Spazmatics (80′s New Wave) en South Point

Steel Panther (heavy metal) en Green Valley Ranch

Yellow Brick Road (rock) en Green Valley Ranch

Bella Rumore (rock y pop) en Terzetto Lounge del M Resort

Nitro and Front Page (rock , soul y funk) en Ravello Lounge del M Resort

Purple Reign (Prince) en el House of Blues

ENVY (pop) en el Club Madrid de Sunset Station

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