Posts tagged as: Hard Rock Hotel

Five reasons we love AFAN’s annual Black & White Party

Five reasons we love AFAN’s annual Black & White Party

Girls, put on your shopping shoes. Guys, dig through the back of your closet. It’s time for one of Vegas’ favorite and most fabulous annual parties. The Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s (AFAN) Black & White Party will celebrate its 28th year Aug. 23 at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. Black and white [...]

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 [...]

50 years later, Beatles still rockin’ Vegas Strip

50 years later, Beatles still rockin’ Vegas Strip

Fifty years after Beatlemania washed ashore on U.S. soil, The Beatles’ musical influence has not waned. Even some of the most youthful artists today credit the Beatles for being a major influence on their work. A few of the acrobats from Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE show performed Sunday night during a 50th anniversary special honoring The [...]

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

You come to Las Vegas for the glitz, the excitement, the rush of risking it all.  Sometimes, though, it’s nice to step back from the eager tourists carrying drinks by the yard and enjoy a quality cocktail or two while listening to live music. I’m not talking lounges with DJs — those are a dime [...]

Rocker Aaron Lewis keeping true to outlaw country roots

Rocker Aaron Lewis keeping true to outlaw country roots

A couple years have passed since Staind frontman Aaron Lewis announced he was going country. Although some might wonder how he balances the two genres – Staind hasn’t officially broken up – Lewis said he has been focusing entirely on country music, an appreciation for which he developed while living with his grandfather in rural [...]

10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

10 great suites in Vegas that you can actually book

Las Vegas is known for its fantastic, over-the-top suites. Of course, many of these are reserved solely for high rollers and VIP guests. So we’ve gone in search of some suites in Sin City that an average visitor can book. Interested in pampering yourself with decadent accommodations? Desire a romantic retreat to celebrate a marriage [...]

Poolside concerts light up Vegas summer nights

Poolside concerts light up Vegas summer nights

Las Vegas comes alive at night, when the sun sets and the neon shows brightest. A handful of venues on and near the Strip have put a finger to the city’s pulsing nighttime energy and found a way to turn up the beat as the sun turns down the heat. Nighttime beach concerts bring out [...]

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