Country Music

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: August 14 – 16, 2015

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: August 14 – 16, 2015

Sin City – land of perpetual sunshine and chronic celebration. This weekend won’t be short on either of those juicy little luxuries. We’re celebrating the past, present and future with a modern twist on an ancient art, chest-heaving thrills, laughter and lots of great music (old and new). So pop…

Another first for The Linq: The ACM music festival

The ACM Party for a Cause Festival marks the first major event offering by The Linq, an open-air shopping and entertainment district, and is expected to draw tens of thousands of country music fans April 4 and 5 to the Las Vegas Strip. The two-day festival, headlined by country music…

Garth Brooks to return for six summer shows at Encore

Country music hero Garth Brooks ended a three-year run at Encore in November, but country music fans and the Las Vegas Strip are calling him back. Brooks will perform on two holiday weekends this summer at the Encore Theater. To commemorate his three years at the venue, the performances will…

Las Vegas goes country for ACM Awards

Country music fans will be in heaven this week in Las Vegas. The 47thAnnual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand on Sunday, April 1 at 8 p.m. The show, hosted by Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire, will feature performances by the hottest country…

Rodeo rides into town

Vegas goes country for 10 days every December as the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo hits the Thomas & Mack Center. This year’s rodeo runs Dec. 1 – 10 and will feature the best in roping, bull riding, barrel racing and more. Don’t worry if you can’t get a ticket  –…

McGraw looking forward to a stop in Vegas

By Kristine McKenzieVEGAS.com Tim McGraw was named country music’s No. 1 touring act of 2010 by Billboard Magazine and fans in Las Vegas have a chance to find out why when he makes a stop at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 7. McGraw has…

Vegas goes country for National Finals Rodeo

December is just around the corner and that means Las Vegas is about to be invaded by cowboys and country music stars for The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo at the Thomas & Mack Center Dec. 2 – 11. Besides all of the rodeo action, Vegas becomes a country fan’s dream…

A little bit country in Las Vegas

Everybody’s family has that one thing that stirs up trouble. One person thinks one thing, another thinks something else and dinner time devolves into a high school debate practice gone wrong. For my family, that thing is country music. This might not sound like a divisive thing, but, oh, how…