Posts tagged as: The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel

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 [...]

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 [...]

Fresh off a world tour, Imagine Dragons ‘coming home’ for New Year’s show

Fresh off a world tour, Imagine Dragons ‘coming home’ for New Year’s show

It’s been a whirlwind past couple of years for Las Vegas band Imagine Dragons. Their debut studio album, “Night Visions,” spent more than a year on the Billboard 200, peaking at No. 2 on the charts. The band has been on the road for the past two years, with only short breaks in Las Vegas. Now [...]

Mötley Crüe delivers on hellish promise

Mötley Crüe delivers on hellish promise

Rock concerts were my lifeblood as a youth – I’ve been elbowed and stomped in mosh pits, kicked in the face by a crowd-surfer and gotten into a hedonistic mud fight as rain drenched a three-day rock festival in the Netherlands. I’ve left shows wearing other people’s beer and sweat – always a sign of [...]

5 ways to rock out in Vegas

5 ways to rock out in Vegas

Calling all wannabe rockers, this is a blog post for you. If you’re looking for information on actual rocks, you’ve come to the wrong place. Not that there’s anything wrong with rocks — in fact, Vegas is home to some really nice ones such as Red Rock National Conservation Area – but this is a post about [...]

Photos of Mötley Crüe at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas

Photos of Mötley Crüe at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas

Mötley Crüe kickstarted everyone’s heart on Feb. 4 at their second show in Vegas as part of their month-long residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. With explosive pyrotechnics, sexy dancers, a performance area that hovers over the audience and Tommy Lee’s famous 360-degree drum roller coaster, their show is the epitome of rock [...]

Styx guitarist forever Young

Styx guitarist forever Young

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com  The legendary rock band Styx may have been at the peak of their record-selling career 30 years ago, but their music continues to be a part of pop culture. Just turn on the radio to any station playing Top 40 today, and you’ll hear a reference to their song “Mr. Roboto” in the Black [...]

Moody Blues drummer still the cutting Edge

Moody Blues drummer still the cutting Edge

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com After more than four decades of composing hit songs and performing sold-out tours around the world, drummer Graeme Edge of English rock band The Moody Blues shows no signs of slowing down. On April 27, his group is launching their U.S. Voyage 2011 Precious Cargo Tour which includes a stop in [...]

Vegas is ghoulish about Halloween

Vegas is ghoulish about Halloween

It doesn’t need to be Halloween to wear a costume in Vegas, but it’s certainly more fun to dawn your crazy attire when there’s money and prizes involved.

Super Man: Santana strives to be supernatural, never superficial

Super Man: Santana strives to be supernatural, never superficial

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana has been to Las Vegas many times, but never as a tourist. He first visited in 1967 as the opening act for the Grateful Dead. His memories of the experience — as well as the venue — are, let’s just say, more than a little hazy. “I was on acid,” he [...]

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