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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.

  • Ryan North has been thinking about King Midas for a while.

  • Plus new material from Love Vendetta and a SquidHat Records showcase

  • Time to start a few new traditions that don't involve Bing Crosby or Andy Williams.

  • Las Vegas’ nerd-out capital, the Sci Fi Center, has done it again.

  • Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...

  • All I wanted for Christmas were some new Imagine Dragons tracks, which didn’t seem unreasonable.

  • Extreme Thing attracted the high school and early-20s sets, who have taken to Facebook demanding answers.

  • Also: Bass Drum of Death at Beauty Bar, Zola Jesus and The Growlers at Bunkhouse.

  • Everyone knows about 2014's Zeppelin, Dylan and Springsteen sets. Here are three others you might have missed.

  • Watch the Scarecrow dance down the yellow-brick road to a live rendition of "Brain Damage" this week.

  • Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will join Gordon Ramsay. Julian Serrano also will debut his restaurant Lago at Bellagio.

  • "I realized what I was missing. I was meant to be on a billboard!"

  • Star chefs Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud created the ultimate in fabulous food with five courses before “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro wheeled in one of the largest 10-story cakes ever made for the Strip.

  • AVN wants to know: Who has the best T and A in the porn industry this year? Plus, a reality TV-turned-adult-film starlet sets her sights on AEE.

  • And a mashup of a traditional nativity play and L. Ron Hubbard.

  • In pre-Internet days, this used to only happen every so often, but social media has turned the spoiler into a virus one can catch any time.