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Neon Reverb Saturday: Mark's journal

September 19th, 2010

Buster Blue, LoveLikeFire, A B & the Sea and more!

  • Weekly Managing Editor Spencer Patterson checks out Caravels, The Mad Caps and an Aruba snafu.

  • Brandon Flowers' first solo release, titled "Flamingo," is set for release in September.

  • See the country music star for free at The Joint.

  • Get your tickets to see the super group live at The Joint.

  • ETF fans will rock out. Barricades be damned.

  • Some things (cough, pop punk, cough) never change.

  • An interesting Extreme Thing intro from local band And She Whispered.

  • The Skooners’ set proved to be a great way to close Neon Reverb.

  • Jared Mees and the Grown Children brought its folk rock tunes, and love, to Neon Reverb.

  • Imagine Dragons knows how to draw a crowd, but do they make you randy?

  • Or, why you should always listen to an Elvis Costello-look-alike.

  • Start planning your festival experience around these dozen acts.

  • LIB's learning element is stacked with inspirational speakers.

  • Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.

  • One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!

  • It's renditions of well-known songs, but she makes them her own.

  • One writer's reasons for sticking with the social media website.

  • A nine-piece band and dancers in industrial-inspired costuming take Vegas down the rabbit hole once again.

  • “Life is sh*t for a lot of people. And sometimes you gotta embrace that.”

  • “Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs of any city in the world.”

  • Twinkies for breakfast and applauses that are "almost" better than sex. Almost.

  • Because if you're a true fan, you'll work your way through the good and the bad.

  • Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand (along with other Hakkasan locations) is celebrating Golden Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 12) with an authentic and special set menu — and it is special and cause for celebration.

  • LuckyRice is a highlight of the annual culinary calendar, and Saturday night did not disappoint with delectable Asian street food and modern variations. Also, the autumn weather could not have been more cooperative.

  • From concert posters to old-school gadgetry, Vic Wilburn has fine-tuned his favorite spot in the house.

  • Her legendary character will be featured on some Bally slot machines.

  • Prince makes up for lost time with Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum.

  • "My plan is to play the first show, gauge the reaction and season to taste after that."

  • Linkin Park, John Legend, The Deftones and ticket presale also included in Times Square announcement.