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  • House of Blues

    Thursday, April 1, 2010

    Alkaline Trio and Cursive are teaming up Saturday at the House of Blues.

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010

    Local band America Yeah has developed a loyal following over three years

  • Hard Rock

    Tuesday, March 30, 2010

    75-year-old Al Hendrix, nicknamed “America’s Lost Rocker,” has waited 53 years for his big break.

  • Local Music

    Friday, March 26, 2010

    Move over Steel Panther, there’s a new mustache in town; make that five.

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010

    Whoever said we have trouble making up or minds was right this time.

  • Local Music

    Friday, March 19, 2010

    LimeWire Store teams up with UNLV's MEISA program to produce a digital compilation of local bands.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010

    Think your face is extreme enough to stand-up alongside the full-force of high caffeine levels?

  • Monday, March 15, 2010

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

  • Monday, March 15, 2010

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

  • Sunday, March 14, 2010

    Rainbow Arabia's whistle blowing and rattle shaking left Beauty Bar wanting more.

  • Sunday, March 14, 2010

    Fog machines, tambourines and break-dancing make for a good time.

  • Noise

    Sunday, March 14, 2010

    Michael Monroe of ’80s outfit Hanoi Rocks bring his long hair and tight pants to Wasted Space.

  • Sunday, March 14, 2010

    The local girls accompanied Hopkins’ lyrics with their harmonies, although they were mostly overrun.

  • Sunday, March 14, 2010

    Sole's between-songs banter proved that the hip-hop artist knows how to kid.

  • Saturday, March 13, 2010

    With miles to be covered and musicians crammed together in small spaces for hours on end, the road to Neon Reverb was anything but dull.

  • Saturday, March 13, 2010

    Bo-Peep brings its loud rock, crazy costumes and don’t-mess-with-this attitude to Neon Reverb.

  • Friday, March 12, 2010

    Unexpected results with Super Fuzz and the D.F.C. Experiment.

  • Local Music

    Thursday, March 11, 2010

    Fear of writer's block isn't stopping folk singer/songwriter Zach Fountain.

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 10, 2010

    Let the Weekly's Laura Davis schedule your weekend!

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 10, 2010

    Sometimes, 15 minutes isn't enough time.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010

    A new eatery near UNLV is capitalizing on the nostalgic allure of the portable lunch.

  • Music

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010

    Farm show blends lots of diverse styles - and it works

  • Architecture

    Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

    Were a penis-shaped home's builders porn stars or locals with an eye for design?

  • A&E

    Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

    Two years after their show at the Beauty Bar in 2008, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is riding back into town to rock Las Vegas once again.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010

    Turk's is hardly the "newest, hottest, rock club lounge" advertised, but it has its charm.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

    A train wreck is rarely a good thing.

  • Local Music

    Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010

    Local country newcomers MJ2 enlisted the help of 20 celebrity friends to raise money for juvenile diabetes.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010

    Everyone wants to marry Meg Vitale.

  • Local Music

    Monday, Feb. 8, 2010

    With a lineup screaming dance party extravaganza, Sunday night was one of the most successful crowds the Rumble has pulled.

  • Local Music

    Friday, Feb. 5, 2010

    February's installment of the touring concert embraces Portland-based electro-indie duo Jaguar Love, along with local acts Kids Meets Cougar and Pan De Sal.

  • Entertainment

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010

    Joke-slinging comedians vie for laughs at the neighborhood-bar-turned-comedy-club two nights a week.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010

    Hey Portland, stop stealing our musicians!

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 1, 2010

    The PG-13 version performed by the students was toned down from the award-winning Broadway production.

  • Local Music

    Friday, Jan. 29, 2010

    Festival-goers get a say in the fourth installment of the Downtown music festival in March.

  • Entertainment

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010

    Every good vampire needs a day job, even if it is playing in a rock band.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010

    And then there was one … original member of The Mad Caps.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010

    While your bladder may not thank you for playing Daddy Mac's special Fright night drinking game, your wallet certainly will.

  • Local Music

    Friday, Jan. 22, 2010

    Twin Brother's scaled down acoustic set at Mocha Joe Coffee proved a pleasant surprise.

  • Local Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

    Local indie-rockers The Lazystars are kicking off the New Year with their first show of 2010 at the Hard Rock Café on the Strip.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010

    If VH1 has taught us anything, it’s that everyone loves them some ’80s.

  • Art

    Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010

    Small crowd but still enough to draw the attention of the authorities.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

    Punk’s not dead, just old, according to “Master J,” Happy Campers’ drummer Jason Losey.

  • Local Music

    Monday, Jan. 11, 2010

    Vegas superstars The Killers gave a surprise performance Sunday at Bellagio’s The Bank nightclub.

  • First Friday

    Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

    Taking place on the same streets and benefiting the same cause, Third Friday may appear to be similar to First Friday, but it’s projected to vary slightly.

  • Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010

    Oh, let us count the ways we love this downtown bar.

  • New Years

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010

    Is it midnight yet? Is the open bar over? And where the heck is our midnight kiss?

  • New Years

    Friday, Jan. 1, 2010

    Uncharacteristically early crowd helps benefit local festival while ringing in the new year.

  • A&E

    Friday, Jan. 1, 2010

    Ringing in the New Year at the Fremont Street Experience may not have been free - $10 for locals and $20 for out-of-state visitors - but Downtown revelers were out in full force to enjoy the experience

  • Music

    Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009

    Hand puppets, found-sound enactments, coffee bongs and spam-poetry readings.

  • Local Music

    Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009

    With the local band pool being more kiddie than Olympic in size, mixing things up can get tricky.