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Photos: Courtney Love performs for Vinyl’s first anniversary at the Hard Rock Hotel

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Courtney Love performs for Vinyl’s first anniversary in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.

Vinyl First Anniversary: Courtney Love

Courtney Love performs for Vinyl's first anniversary in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Launch slideshow »

It’s been one year of rock and roll, comedy and offbeat acts at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel, and rebellious Courtney Love celebrated it in style Thursday night.

In addition to the Hole frontwoman’s performance, she cut the first slice of first-anniversary cake, and our thanks to contributing photographer Erik Kabik of Retna for his photo gallery of the celebration and concert.

The celebration at Vinyl continues all weekend. Courtney, on a solo tour, performs again tonight, Street Drum Corps takes the stage Saturday night, and it’s Sin City Sinners on Sunday night after the fourth-annual Vegas Rocks! Awards at the nearby Joint.

After a glittering red carpet of rockers, the “Celebration of Classic Rock” gets underway from the Hard Rock Hotel streamed on StageIt.com. Sunday’s awards lineup includes Jon Anderson (Yes), Carl Palmer (Emerson, Lake and Palmer), Zakk Wylde, Geoff Tate (Queensryche), Slaughter, Vince Neil (Motley Crue), Simon Wright (AC/DC)and James Kottak (Scorpions).

Editor at Large John Katsilometes posted his overview of Vinyl’s first year on Thursday morning.

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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