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April 26, 2019

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Brock Radke

Brock is an award-winning writer and reporter who has been documenting life in Las Vegas for 20 years. He currently leads entertainment coverage for Greenspun Media Group's family of publications including the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly magazine and Las Vegas Magazine with a focus on Las Vegas Strip shows and concerts, nightlife, dining and celebrities. Brock is also the producer and host of the All The Vegas and Sun on the Strip podcasts.

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Best Bets: Backstreet Boys, Steely Dan, Alanis Morissette and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, April 26, 2019
The Backstreet Boys' first Las Vegas residency concludes this weekend at Planet Hollywood.
Q&A: Terry Fator
Friday, April 26, 2019
Entertainer never stops looking for ways to keep his show fresh.
Wynn’s Nightswim megaparties are back and bigger than ever
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Upcoming events include Dillon Francis on May 2, new resident SayMyName on May 3, Galantis on May 4 and Afrojack on May 9.
Sting set to headline at Caesars Palace in 2020
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Last month Sting announced a new greatest hits-style album, “My Songs,” is coming out on May 24, with new versions and reinterpretations of 15 of the most celebrated songs of his career. What better place to revisit one’s hits than Las Vegas?
Weekend Rewind: Steven Tyler, Usher, Dita Von Teese and more
Monday, April 22, 2019
Aerosmith has been making the rounds in Las Vegas since launching its Park Theater residency.
‘Property Brothers’ Jonathan and Drew Scott are happy to call Las Vegas home
Monday, April 22, 2019
It’s been said that it takes new residents a little while, maybe even a couple of years, to get comfortable with living in Las Vegas. But Jonathan Scott didn’t need much time at all to adjust, and he doubled down by making it easy for his twin brother Drew to do the same. “I learned pretty fast about Las Vegas,” Jonathan said. “I’m not a gambler or a nightclub guy. When I first ...
Best Bets: ‘Heartbreak Hotel,’ James Taylor, Pure Aloha and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, April 19, 2019
Iconic folk, upstart metal or the classic sounds of the King himself — these are just a few of the sounds you might hear on the Las Vegas Strip this weekend. You could also take advantage of the weather by visiting a favorite spring cultural festival at the Silverton casino.
Let's talk about the King
Friday, April 19, 2019
'Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel in Concert' is a storytelling experience.
Q&A: Vinny Guadagnino
Friday, April 19, 2019
‘Jersey Shore’ star joins ‘Chippendales the Show’ at Rio.
Discover the different pool party vibes of KAOS and JEMAA
Thursday, April 18, 2019
It’s no surprise that the two renovated and rebranded properties that continue to generate all the big buzz in Las Vegas—Park MGM and the Palms—both made it a priority to develop a new dayclub experience.
Pauly D is this season’s king of Drai’s Beachclub
Thursday, April 18, 2019
“I don’t have to stick to one genre all day. All the pool parties are good vibes, positive music, a lot of dance, and then I go into the hip-hop and I like to surprise them with the rock songs. I love open format.”
Strip chef Marc Marrone strikes out on his own with Graffiti Bao
Thursday, April 18, 2019
It’s one of three off-Strip restaurant concepts he’s assembling, set to open at Buffalo Drive and Warm Springs Road in late spring or early summer.
New Vegas Strip shows ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ and ‘Greatest Piano Men’ are all about the music
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Also, Tenors of Rock just moved from Harrah’s to Planet Hollywood, The Bronx Wanderers incorporate a multitude of genres and hits into their new show at the Linq and Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Hideaway just opened at 1 OAK Nightclub at the Mirage.
Strip for Locals: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zumanity’ at New York-New York
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
It’s rare that a show with so many different kinds of performances maintains such consistency from act to act.
Journey set for Colosseum shows in October
Monday, April 15, 2019
When Caesars Palace announced plans to renovate and upgrade the Colosseum last week, entertainment executives were eager to talk about the different kinds of musical acts that might perform at the iconic Las Vegas Strip theater ...
With 12 shows at Caesars Palace, James Taylor is ready to be surprised by Las Vegas
Monday, April 15, 2019
The Rock and Roll and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee is excited to finally check out Las Vegas but also fully focused on his performances.
Recipe: Brown Rice Bowl from Freedom Beat
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Avocado and fried eggs are the perfect toppings for this healthy, anytime meal.
Hyde Bellagio nightclub and lounge to close July 6
Friday, April 12, 2019
The SBE nightclub and lounge will be replaced by a new concept this winter.
Best Bets: John Fogerty, Eric B. and Rakim, Aviators baseball and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, April 12, 2019
Looking for classic hip-hop, quirky comedy or a Broadway musical? Vegas has you covered.
Q&A: Eddie Clendening
Friday, April 12, 2019
The musician brings ‘Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert’ to Harrah’s.
On and Off the Strip: The Palm, MB Steak and more
Friday, April 12, 2019
Restaurant celebrates 25 years in Vegas.
‘Mystére’ is a never-ending story
Friday, April 12, 2019
With every show, you’ll see more in Cirque’s first Las Vegas production.
The Barbershop’s bar at the Cosmopolitan is a great place for drinking
Thursday, April 11, 2019
It’s the perfect pre- or post-show meeting spot if you’re hitting the Chelsea or catching Opium, but it packs plenty of its own programming, too.
Super producer Mark Ronson talks Gaga, DJ AM, new album and more
Thursday, April 11, 2019
“On my records, up until now, it’s always been, ‘I’m a DJ and this should be fun, so let’s come up with a cool beat and someone write a riff.’ This is the first time it’s not like that. It’s more about, ‘Let’s start with something that has emotional resonance, then figure out what the right beat is for it.’
It’s time for an evolution at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
The Las Vegas Strip venue that originated the modern headlining residency phenomenon that has revolutionized the entertainment landscape is moving forward with renovation plans and ...
Wynn teams up with h.wood Group to bring Delilah to the Strip
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
The former Alex restaurant space will become Delilah in spring 2020.
Sizing up KAOS after its big debut weekend
Monday, April 8, 2019
KAOS is an instant success, because it builds on everything that’s come before it.
Weekend Rewind: KAOS at the Palms, Aerosmith at Park MGM, ACMs at MGM Grand and more
Monday, April 8, 2019
Four nights of parties at the Palms took over a very big Vegas weekend.
Rob Lowe set to take the stage at Planet Hollywood
Monday, April 8, 2019
The 55-year-old actor will be sharing stories from his long Hollywood career, from the Brat Pack days to "West Wing" and "Parks and Recreation."
Chef Lorena Garcia reflects on two years in Las Vegas with Chica
Sunday, April 7, 2019
Chica is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the latest menu changes include some fun additions to the breakfast offerings.
‘Tenors of Rock’ finds a new home at Planet Hollywood
Friday, April 5, 2019
When these five singers hit the stage to perform classic rock favorites, they really make each song their own.
Best Bets: Aerosmith, Zac Brown Band, Chris Tucker and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, April 5, 2019
One the biggest country music weekends of the year anywhere across the country is upon us in Las Vegas, with the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards show (hosted by Reba McEntire) set for MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday and a plethora of ...
Q&A: Christie Brinkley
Friday, April 5, 2019
The supermodel reprises her role in 'Chicago' at The Venetian.
On and Off the Strip: Morimoto, Bok Bok Chicken and La Strega
Friday, April 5, 2019
Bold flavors are all across the city.
Talking movie roles and comedy in Las Vegas with Chris Tucker
Thursday, April 4, 2019
"I’m all about showtime. I take it very seriously. You’ve got to be ready because there are a lot of shows going on in Vegas every night and people could choose to see any of them."
Nora En Pure gets set for the summer at Wynn
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Her serene, uplifting music she creates has been classified as deep house or indie dance, and those unique sonic sensibilities have propelled her up the ranks on the festival circuit, including one of her biggest gigs yet at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival last month.
KAOS embraces Latin sounds as part of its broad musical spectrum
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Reggaeton favorite J Balvin is a KAOS resident artist and a big part of opening weekend, best known for his ubiquitous 2017 hit “Mi Gente,” which famously topped the charts when Beyoncé jumped on the remix.
Bliss in a tent: ‘Fuerza Bruta’ brings a fresh feel to the Strip
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
When its feisty cast trashes its stage, furiously throwing and kicking everything out of the way so there’s room to dance, you’ll want to join in.
Dionne Warwick returns to the Strip for a dozen shows at Bally’s
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Warwick has a new album and a big honor coming up in May.
Weekend Rewind: ‘Game of Thrones’ at Bellagio fountains, Lisa Vanderpump at Caesars Palace and more
Monday, April 1, 2019
The "Game of Thrones" fountain show will continue up until the series finale premiere on April 14.
Strip for Locals: New eats at the Linq Promenade
Monday, April 1, 2019
Two new eateries add to a great selection of fun food and drink options at this Strip hot spot.
Chef Lanny Chin brings the love into the kitchen at the Palms’ new Greene St. Kitchen
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Chin is a "Chopped" champion who has made the rounds in Las Vegas.
Best Bets: Michael Bublé, Kenny Loggins, a demolition derby and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, March 29, 2019
The weekend forecast is going to get pretty close to perfection so you might want to consider heading outside for a food festival ...
Catch new musical must-see ‘Greatest Piano Men’ at the Flamingo
Friday, March 29, 2019
Sensationally stacked with the music of Billy Joel, Elton John, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and others, it blasts through 90 minutes without stopping for a breath.
Q&A: Lanny Chin
Friday, March 29, 2019
Chef brings his talents to the Palms.
Club Notes: Down & Derby, resident elrow, country at KAOS and more
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Also, Temptation Sundays, the longest-running gay pool party in Las Vegas, returns for its 10th season on May 12.
Weekend Rewind: Art of the Wild, Ally Brooke, ‘The Bachelorette’ at Chippendales and more
Monday, March 25, 2019
Wynn Nightlife has partnered with Barcelona's elrow for an innovative club residency.
Terry Fator celebrates 10 years at the Mirage with an all-new show
Monday, March 25, 2019
The Strip's favorite ventriloquist, singer and comedian is constantly challenging himself and his upping his game.
Neighborhood favorite Forte Tapas ready to celebrate 10 years
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Owner Nina Manchev set out to create an Eastern European culinary experience that dabbled in Spanish flavors.
Best Bets: Hall & Oates, Monster Jam, ‘Hello Dolly’ and more for your Las Vegas weekend
Friday, March 22, 2019
A diverse slate of entertainment awaits for your first official spring weekend in Las Vegas, including music, theater and yes, monster trucks. Country favorite ...

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