Las Vegas Sun

October 18, 2019

Currently: 72° — Complete forecast

Jerry Fink

Blog Post Archive

Canadian folk singers stopped at border, can't perform in Las Vegas
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Fearing an attack on the United States by a troupe of Canadian folk singers, Homeland Security won’t allow The Buccaneers to cross the border to perform at a house concert in Las Vegas this weekend.
Jewish performers set benefit
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Performing artists from the Las Vegas Jewish community will showcase their singing, dancing, comedy and magic talents later this month.
Elite jazz quartet to perform Sunday
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
For less than the price of a CD jazz fans can hear live music performed by a quartet of elite Las Vegas musicians this weekend.
Cash Farrar back in Las Vegas
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009
Saxophonist Cash Farrar, whose roots go back to San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury District, is back in Vegas after a long hiatus.
On Cavemen and Jersey Boys
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008
"Defending the Caveman," starring Kevin Burke, is moving from the Golden
Nugget to the Excalibur for a limited engagement Dec. 15 through Jan. 11.
Trombones featured at UNLV concert
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008
Ira Aldridge Theatre Company presents 'The Amen Corner'
Monday, Oct. 20, 2008
Drummer's daughter talks about the return of the Buddy Rich Memorial Concert
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008
"Point Break Live!" wipes out in Vegas
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008
Smokin' Joe Kubek, Bnois King at Green Valley Ranch tonight
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008
Marty Allen to appear on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
Cherry Poppin' Daddies play the Canyon Club
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008
Tickets for final performance of "Mamma Mia!" are on sale
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008
Charo joins Tony Sacca for PBS fundraiser
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008
Minus 5 gives a whole new meaning to ice, ice, ice
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008
Norman Kaye shows up at Italian-American Club
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008
Former Sahara employees meet to remember the good old days
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008
'Fantasy' puts the hips in hip-hop
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008
Sahara old timers to gather -- at Palace Station
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008
Saxophonist Trujillo returns for Jazz Society fest
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008
Architect Rockwell to get Sarno Award
Monday, Sept. 8, 2008
T. Fox returns to the Strip
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008
Tributes to Four Seasons, Supremes and Sophie Tucker in Summerlin
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008
Speaking of the demise of live oldies music . . .
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008
On the day a feature story ran in the Las Vegas Sun about the dance band Deja Vu, lamenting the fact that there are fewer places for older folks to dance, the band received notice its engagement was being cancelled.
Black Music Awards to honor Las Vegas performers
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008
SRO heads picks for the weekend
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008
Las Vegas singer Steve Lawrence brags a bit about his son
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008
Lon Bronson and band go prime time and nationwide
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008
Orchestra debuts symphony of Grateful Dead music
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Blues fans alert: Free series moves to Green Valley Ranch as Railhead closes temporarily
Thursday, July 3, 2008
Culture for the kids
Monday, June 30, 2008
Boulder's Railhead becomes a buffet -- but just temporarily
Friday, June 27, 2008
Review: Rocky Laporte brings street-smart humor to the Improv
Friday, June 27, 2008
Florida comedian to headline Riviera Comedy Club
Monday, June 16, 2008
Las Vegas comic Don Barnhart makes a splash -- in Canada
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Musselwhite and Trout headline affordable Cannery lineup
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Jazz musician Dick Fazio hospitalized after stroke
Thursday, May 29, 2008
Keyboardist Dick Fazio is in Mountain View Hospital recovering from a stroke.
UFC exposure makes Las Vegas band Hard 8 a good bet to hit it big
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Making an odd first impression
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Blown away at the luau
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Wayniac alert! Wayne Newton to play a week at MGM Grand this summer
Friday, May 16, 2008
Musicians Union official recovering after near-fatal traffic accident
Thursday, May 8, 2008
Comedian David Swan loses battle to cancer
Thursday, May 8, 2008
Veteran performers rally to help one of their own
Thursday, April 17, 2008

When the call went out for help for ailing lounge legend Norman Kaye, the response was fast and widespread.

Dozens of vintage Vegas performers reacted, offering their assistance to raise funds for the 85-year-old former performer and real estate agent. One of the first to answer the call was entertainer Nelson Sardelli, who arrived in Las Vegas in 1965.

Believe: Criss Angel conjures Houdini for Luxor show's name
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Royal Crown Revue comes back to Vegas
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Services set for Freddie Bell
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008
Spamalot offers a "don't call it Super" deal
Friday, Feb. 1, 2008
Irish pub opens in the Rio
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008
This Four Freshmen fan proves that it's truly the World Wide Web
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008