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Reeling ’em in

Being away from the Vegas scene doesn’t seem to have hurt The Skooners’ popularity any. Despite going on last, around 1:30 Saturday morning, the sometime-local pop-rockers—who skipped town for California earlier this year—have drawn the Aruba’s largest crowd (yeah, bigger than that for the festival bill-topping Warlocks). And that crowd doesn't seem random; judging from their rabid response, these are fans, who showed up specifically to dance and sing to The Skooners, clocks be damned.

The set mixes old favorites with new material with the band’s upcoming sophomore album, currently awaiting some finishing touches. As to where lead brothers Blair and Ian Dewane will be living when it drops, well, that’s anyone’s guess ...

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Spencer Patterson is Las Vegas Weekly's Managing Editor, having previously served as Arts & Entertainment Editor, Music Editor and a ...

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