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This is how Vegas gets down on Cinco de Mayo

This is how Vegas gets down on Cinco de Mayo

¡Viva Mexico! It’s Cinco de Mayo! And what does that mean? We’re marking the victory of Mexican troops over the French during the Battle of Puebla, NOT celebrating their Independence Day (which is in September). And how are we doing it? By throwing the madre-load of parties so you can…
Rascal Flatts gets back to their ‘Rhythm & Roots’

Rascal Flatts gets back to their ‘Rhythm & Roots’

Kicking off their second Las Vegas residency at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino earlier this week, country music trio Rascal Flatts is taking fans on a musical journey with their re-imagined “Rhythm & Roots” show. One concert deep in their nine-show engagement, the group that has…

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with…

Must Dos this weekend in Vegas: June 12 – 14, 2015

They don’t call Vegas the Entertainment Capital of the World for nothing. This weekend we’re really living up to the name. We’ve got pop music, we’ve got ’80s music and we’ve got enough comedians in town to keep you laughing for days. You’ll need some food to keep you going…
Journey opens mini-residency at Hard Rock Hotel

Journey opens mini-residency at Hard Rock Hotel

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was in full rock star mode last night as iconic rock band Journey kicked off their nine-show Las Vegas residency. Immediately bringing the packed house to their feet when they opened their 19-song set with their famed “Any Way You Want It,”…
Must dos this weekend in Vegas: April 28 – May 2

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: April 28 – May 2

We are just days away from the long awaited welterweight world championship unification bout between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-man” Pacquiao. The throwdown that has been claimed to be “The Fight of the Century,” (which we think is quite presumptuous considering that we are only 15 years into…

Rascal Flatts bring customized show to Vegas

“I’m gonna stand on a rooftop, climb up a mountaintop baby, scream and shout…” that Rascal Flatts are in town and they are doing up their Sin City limited time engagement like they’ve ever done before. As the first country artists to not only play in the Hard Rock Hotel’s…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Rock Paper Photo takes a ‘shot’ at a physical shop

The rare images of music and pop culture figures curated in the online Rock Paper Photo gallery can now be seen and purchased in physical space. Rock Paper Photo’s first brick-and-mortar shop opened last week at the Hard Rock Hotel. Museum-quality prints of the gallery’s limited-edition photos are on display…