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April 19, 2015

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Free concerts are back at Lake Las Vegas

Tribute rock bands and local jazz musicians to perform through May

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The lakes are alive with the sound of music once again – rock on Fridays, jazz on Saturdays.

The concerts take place on the floating stage at Lake Las Vegas, off shore of the lakeside lawn at MonteLago Village.

Rock concerts feature local tribute bands; jazz concerts feature local jazz artists.

The rock series kicks off Friday (May 1) with the Jimi Hendrix Tribute band. The rest of the month features The B.B. Drifters Review (Drifters tribute band – May 8), Acoustic Soul (May 15), Wedge Brothers ( May 22) and the Tommy Rocker band (Jimmy Buffet tribute - May 29).

Jazz artists who will perform in May include Ronnie Foster (May 9), Rocky Gordon (May 16), Brothers Ali (May 23) and Darrin Michaels (May 30).

All of the events -- except this Saturday's benefit show -- are free and last from 7 to 10 p.m.

Jumping Jack Flash, a Rolling Stones tribue band, will perform Saturday. The concert is a benefit for Heaven Can Wait, a non-profit animal welfare organization dedicated to ending euthanasia of cats and dogs annually in southern Nevada shelters. Proceeds will help build Gimme Shelter, a spaying and neutering clinic.

Ticket’s for Saturday’s show, which begins at 8 p.m., are $20 for general admission on the lawn, $40 for water’s edge seats and $75 for VIP, which includes seats on the floating stage, an exclusive complimentary gift bag and access to a private beer garden.

Tickets are available at Bone Appétit and LV Village Reality or online at For more information, please visit or call 227-5555.

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