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April 29, 2016

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Josh Bell

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New sound, new image: Selena Gomez is all grown up
Friday, April 29, 2016
Showing off her mature and sassy side, the pop star kicks off her worldwide Revival Tour at Mandalay Bay.
Violent Femmes still the punk pretty boys they always were
Friday, April 29, 2016
With a new album and new songs, the band gives fans what they need.
2016 Summer Movie Preview!
Thursday, April 28, 2016
This season's cinematic buffet: Avengers, sorority girls, Ninja Turtles, Angry Birds and the Ben-Hur remake you didn't know you needed.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood digs deep into Southern-rock sound and beyond
Friday, April 22, 2016
Not your average band, CRB connects with their audience with emotional, yet sonically uplifting material.
Work, work, work … Rihanna is back on the music scene
Friday, April 22, 2016
The international star mixes up her style and sound on her album Anti and worldwide tour of the same name.
Singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton lives up to the hype
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Stapleton ran through nearly all of his Grammy-winning debut solo album, and reached back to his days in bluegrass band the SteelDrivers.
Andrew Dice Clay is still rolling with the punchlines
Friday, April 15, 2016
The foul-mouthed funnyman is having a blast parodying his showbiz persona.
Chvrches continue ringing in success
Friday, April 15, 2016
Like many deliberately misspelled bands before them, the Scottish indie-pop group is carving out its niche.
Ellie Goulding splits the difference between simplicity and spectacle
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Her enthusiasm was endearing enough to compensate for the night’s sometimes bland performance.
Classic members of Guns N’ Roses come together for a memorable performance
Saturday, April 9, 2016
The GNR reunion may be imperfect, but the band’s performance Friday night at T-Mobile Arena was immensely satisfying.
Spotlight shines on The Darkness
Friday, April 8, 2016
Rock band has proved to be more than just a novelty act.
Say yes: Floetry reunites for a powerful reunion
Friday, April 8, 2016
Marsha Ambrosius and Natalie Stewart team up to bring their R&B and neo-soul sounds back to the forefront.
Martina McBride, Chris Stapleton highlight this year's Party for a Cause fest
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
ACM marked its return to Vegas by upgrading the event to a full-on three-day country festival that could easily stand on its own.
Guns N’ Roses set to rock out in the new T-Mobile Arena
Friday, April 1, 2016
The highly-acclaimed band gears up for their back-to-back concerts as part of the venue’s grand opening week festivities.
Kenny G: Keeping it smooth
Friday, March 25, 2016
Saxophonist’s easy style has helped create collaborations with wide range of artists.
Tinashe: On a ‘Joyride’ to success
Friday, March 25, 2016
The R&B songstress is taking over 2016 with her current world tour and a new album.
Superheroes clash noisily but nobody wins in 'Batman v Superman'
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
No one in the movie, ostensible hero or ostensible villain, is particularly sympathetic or interesting.
Lightsaber combat and a celebrity (geek) sighting: Highlights from Wizard World Comic Con
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
At Wizard World, everyone’s a geek.
Il Volo ready to showcase their incredible voices at Palms
Friday, March 18, 2016
They combine pop sensibilities with classical music—and it's fantastic.
Coheed and Cambria: No longer living in a galactic galaxy
Friday, March 18, 2016
From a science fiction focus to a more personal touch, the band switches their music styling for their latest project.
Breaking down the premiere of the latest Las Vegas-set ‘Real World’
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Subtitled Go Big or Go Home, cast members must complete challenges or risk being eliminated and replaced with new housemates.
Silverstein: Crafting masterpieces one concept at a time
Friday, March 11, 2016
The band's distinct musical styling has been a main ingredient in their success over the years.
It’s a homecoming for Jo Koy
Friday, March 11, 2016
Stand-up comedian plays Treasure Island, in the city where it all started.
Battle of the decades: Biz Markie brings the ’80s and ’90s back
Friday, March 4, 2016
Hip-hop star crafts up a Flashback Friday event like no other at House of Blues, March 11.
Beck always enlarging eclectic repertoire
Friday, March 4, 2016
Singer’s body of work brings respect from fans, other artists.
Heavy metal lifers Iron Maiden soldier on with enthusiasm
Monday, Feb. 29, 2016
The show successfully walked the line between darkness and cheesiness, just as Maiden has been doing for the past four decades.
Gin Blossoms keeps on fighting all the way to the top
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
From tragedy to triumph, the band has overcome quite a bit in their personal and professional careers.
Iron Maiden is still topping the charts
Friday, Feb. 26, 2016
The band keeps their momentum going with The Book of Souls World Tour in support of their 16th album.
Phil Lesh and Friends ready to jam in Las Vegas
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
They've performed with some of music's biggest names, and their repertoire is massive.
Megadeth is a thrash metal force to be reckoned with
Friday, Feb. 19, 2016
With the recent release of their 15th album and a tour, the band starts 2016 off on top.
Concert review: Black Sabbath bids a heavy metal farewell
Monday, Feb. 15, 2016
Remaining original members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler sounded strong, running through 100 minutes of Sabbath classics.
Ray Romano and David Spade: All about funny business
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
From TV sitcoms to stand-up success, these powerhouse comedians are unstoppable at what they do.
English heavy metal band Cradle of Filth ready to rock Las Vegas
Friday, Feb. 12, 2016
20 years later, they have not lost their power to shock.
Short takes: This week’s movie listings
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016
Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.
AC/DC’s live show is a predictable good time
Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Not surprisingly, the audience left satisfied.
Metal creations: Lamb of God
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Group shows respect for the past while plowing the furrows of the future.
Black Sabbath hits Las Vegas as part of its farewell tour
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
After a long, productive career, one of heavy metal's most influential acts is calling it quits.
Short takes: This week's movie listings
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
Everything in theaters this week, plus special screenings and movie reviews.
Six programs to see at this year's Dam Short Film Festival
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016
Head out to Boulder Theatre and take in some sweet shorts.
Bullet For My Valentine: Fierce and fervent
Friday, Jan. 29, 2016
U.K. band putting a serious dent in heavy metal scene.
The O.J. Simpson case gets an overheated reenactment in 'American Crime Story'
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016
A story that was exhaustively scrutinized at the time it occurred proves just as exhausting two decades later.
The Motet ready to get its jam on at Brooklyn Bowl
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016
Get ready to have some serious fun with this Colorado-based group—and expect the unexpected.
‘Riverdance’: In step for 20 years
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016
The Irish dance and music production has been a cultural hit across the globe for more than two decades.
Band that brought you ‘The Final Countdown’ coming to Vegas
Friday, Jan. 15, 2016
They've released plenty of other albums and singles, but odds are that's what fans will be waiting for.
Marianas Trench: Making a deep impact on music
Friday, Jan. 8, 2016
With 15 years in the industry, the Canadian band is at their peak with a recent album and tour on deck.
Martin Lawrence is bringing things back to basics
Friday, Jan. 8, 2016
He's a huge movie and television star, but now he returns to his first love: Stand-up comedy.
Carly Rae Jepsen delivers pop-music bliss at the Venetian
Monday, Jan. 4, 2016
The live setting gave the onetime Canadian Idol third-place finisher a chance to show off her voice without overpowering the hooks or the backing band.
Decades later, Queensrÿche is still heavy metal royalty
Friday, Jan. 1, 2016
Heavy Metal Royals
Cedric the Entertainer offers up laughs with pre-New Year’s Eve fun
Friday, Dec. 25, 2015
Putting on his stand-up hat, the veteran comedian hits the stage at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel.
Spend New Year’s day with Michael Bublé
Friday, Dec. 25, 2015
Singer is a modern proponent of vintage sounds.

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