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September 21, 2018

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Brock Radke

Brock Radke has been writing about Las Vegas for almost two decades. He currently serves as editor-at-large covering entertainment and nightlife for the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly magazine and Las Vegas Magazine and he's the creator and host of the Weekly's entertainment podcast All The Vegas.

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Barry Manilow brings the hits back to Vegas
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Be prepared for sing-alongs and standing ovations during this classic musical experience.
Fleur blossoms with globally inspired offerings
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Hubert Keller's Mandalay Bay restaurant has enough to keep you coming back for more.
J Balvin gives off all the right vibes
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018
Magic happens when the Colombian-born reggaetonero visits Las Vegas.
Dustin Drai steps up to further his family’s nightlife legacy
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Yes, he’s the son of Victor Drai, but he’s not the Vegas kid you might be imagining.
Secret Spago: Try the new location’s counter-only snacks
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Head to the bar for executive chef Mark Andelbradt’s counter-only menu and prepare for a range of explosive flavors.
Other Mama’s Dan Krohmer has two restaurants planned for the renovated Fergusons motel
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
La Monja will be a Mexican-style raw bar, while Hatsumi will offer a more elegant experience, focused on traditional robata and irori grilling.
A$AP Ferg parties at Marquee post-LIB
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
He just put the finishing touches on his next album and will likely tease new tracks at the festival and at Marquee.
Fifth Harmony’s Dinah Jane is breaking out as a solo artist
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
She’ll be onstage as a presenter at this weekend’s iHeartRadio Music Festival...
Why DJ Snake is one of the Strip’s biggest club stars
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
He’ll play three times this weekend—at EBC, XS and the Life Is Beautiful festival.
The Moody Blues return to make new musical connections
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018
The Moody Blues, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, have become quite comfortable at Encore Theater since they started performing a sort of mini-residency there in January. But Vegas has always been a good fit for the English progressive and art-rock group ...
Downtown visionary Derek Stevens shares his plans for the future
Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
Downtown Las Vegas has seen rapid change in the past decade. If you want to get an idea of where it’s headed in the future, take a look at the single city block along Third Street ...

The newly engaged Whitney Cummings gets set for the Comedy Cellar
Monday, Sept. 17, 2018
Everything is different now for Whitney Cummings. The comedian has always used being single, dating and the misadventures of her romantic life as fodder for her standup act and writing. But earlier this month she got engaged. Now what?
Best Bets: Golden Knights, Alejandro Fernandez, San Gennaro Feast and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Palace Station celebrates its recent renovations with a concert from KC and The Sunshine Band.
Life is Beautiful is a weekend to remember
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Festival takes over Downtown Las Vegas for the sixth year.
Q&A: Kelly Clarkson
Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
The musical icon is ready to rock this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival.
Deorro brings his party mix to Marquee Dayclub for Mexican Independence Day weekend
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
“If the audience is happy, I’m also happy. It’s about finding the balance in that relationship.”
Opening Alert: B.B.D.’s goes way beyond burgers at the new Palace Station
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
You have to make it past bacon and pretzel-crusted mac and cheese, lamb gyro tacos and the ramen of the day to get there.
The elrow Family aims to bring a one-of-a-kind Brazilian bash to Encore Beach Club
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
The more you learn about the brand and its dream-like parties, the more it becomes clear it belongs in Las Vegas.
Carlos Santana reflects on Woodstock and his European summer tour
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
Santana returns to his residency at the House of Blues this week with a ticket special for locals.
Weekend Rewind: David Letterman with Paul Shaffer, Jerry Rice, Queen and more
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018
The former late-night TV heroes were reunited at Cleopatra's Barge and Kenny Loggins was there, too.
Leon Bridges shows his range and stays smooth at the Pearl
Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
The Texas neo-soul man breezed through his new album Good Thing.
The Palazzo wraps up a dramatic casino resort renovation
Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
The Palazzo casino resort that opened in December of 2007 looked very different from today’s version. Always intended to be an upscale, sophisticated complement to the Venetian, the Palazzo offered the obligatory collection of exciting new restaurants, including a seafood concept from award-winning chef Charlie Trotter, who ...
Queen + Adam Lambert bring a must-see performance to the Strip
Monday, Sept. 10, 2018
Queen + Adam Lambert played Las Vegas last year, a summer tour stop at T-Mobile Arena that blasted through the icon-level British rock band’s hits with all the expected bombast. Now they are back on the Strip ...
Best Bets: J. Cole, Paul Shaffer, UNLV football and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
The Big Blues Bender once again takes over downtown Las Vegas with a music-filled weekend at the Plaza.
On the Scene With Brock Radke: K.C. & The Sunshine Band, Carlos Santana and more
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
Palace Station ready for grand re-opening, and star back with his long-term residency .
Q&A: John Lloyd Young
Friday, Sept. 7, 2018
The former ‘Jersey Boys’ star takes the off-Strip stage.
Brazilian star Alok returns to Encore Beach Club’s Nightswim
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
His first Wynn Nightlife headlining gig took place in July—a nearly three-hour set he’ll never forget.
Beauty Bar’s Old School Reunion will celebrate the scene before the scene
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
Back in the day, the men behind the music were DJ Frankie and DJ R.O.B.
Jennifer Lopez’s nearly completed residency should go down as one of Las Vegas’ all-time best
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018
She could be the greatest dancing headliner in the history of the Strip.
New Edition members Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike to perform at Red Rock Resort
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
Four-sixths of one the greatest "boy bands" of all time will take the stage Friday night.
Kenny Loggins gives Vegas a try with three shows at Wynn
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
The master of many musical styles is not sure where's headed next: "I’m in a very wide-open place right now.”
Weekend Rewind: Judd Apatow, Air Supply, the ‘Vegas Royal Wedding’ and more
Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
Monday night saw the last show performed at Bally's Jubilee Theater.
Smashing Pumpkins take fans on a marathon rock odyssey at T-Mobile Arena
Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
On a big Saturday night on the Las Vegas Strip, the Smashing Pumpkins carved out some serious space for their epic concert.
Best Bets: Queen & Adam Lambert, Melissa Etheridge, Shakira and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Mariah Carey returns to her residency at Caesars Palace.
Portland chef Andy Ricker brings Pok Pok Wing to Las Vegas
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
"The way it all works is reminiscent to me of the way the southeast Asian night market works with a bunch of vendors and you choose what you want."
Q&A: Marie Osmond
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
Along with brother Donny, this singer brings her multiple talents to the stage at Flamingo.
On the Scene With Brock Radke: RBRM, Adam Steck and more
Friday, Aug. 31, 2018
New group with familiar names plays and Vegas happenings.
Women of Intrigue: Mary Sullivan-Bryan
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Owner, Advanced Aesthetics
Emilio and Gloria Estefan story ‘On Your Feet!’ feels like a musical fit for Las Vegas
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
“It’s been so nice to inspire through this show, not only to inspire minorities and Latinos but just to show you can live in this incredible country and dreams can come true.”
The Monday Mix returns to the Cosmopolitan on September 3
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
The industry event features one-night-only dining, entertainment and nightlife offerings on the first Monday of every month.
Women of Intrigue: A'ja Wilson
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
WNBA Rookie of the Year
Women of Intrigue: Gina Marinelli
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Chef, La Strega
The party cycle: Labor Day Weekend in Vegas means nonstop dancing, swimming, snacking and chilling
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Here are a trio of pool party-focused itineraries to consider ...
Women of Intrigue issue recognizes local excellence
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Twelve of Las Vegas’ leading ladies have been recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the community in sports, entertainment, hospitality, communications …
Comedy magician Mac King extends his stay at Harrah’s
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018
Mac King has been performing two afternoon shows a day, five days a week at Harrah’s Showroom for as long as you can remember; January will mark 19 years for the Kentucky-born entertainer at the center-Strip casino resort.
Weekend Rewind: Anita Baker, En Vogue, Mat Franco and more
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018
Franco celebrated his third anniversary performing at the Linq on August 24.
‘Aussie Heat’ organizes Vegas Variety Show to benefit Opportunity Village
Monday, Aug. 27, 2018
The Vegas Variety Show is set for August 29 at 4 p.m. at Opportunity Village's Engelstad campus.
Best Bets: Jack White, Abba the Concert, Lights FC and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
If the "Mamma Mia" sequel wasn't enough, head to the Trop to catch the popular Abba tribute act.
Q&A: Jeff Dunham
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
The ventriloquist/comedian is always bringing something new to the stage.
On the Scene with Brock Radke: George Lopez, Alice in Chains and more
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018
From comedy to Aerosmith, there are some big things coming.

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