Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 | 2:04 p.m.
Today and Friday in the Entertainment Capital of the World:
Daryl Hall and John Oates play the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel. Be sure to read our Editor at Large John Katsilometes’ interview with one-half of pop music’s most successful duo.
Robert Randolph and the Family Band perform at the official grand opening of the new nightspot Vinyl also at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Stone Temple Pilots with frontman Scott Weiland are in concert at the Pearl Concert Theater in the Palms.
The Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastic Champions, many of them at the 2012 London Olympics, perform amazing acts of agility at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Arena. Check out Sports Editor Ray Brewer’s Q+A with Aly Raisman.
Magician Seth Grabel from “America’s Got Talent” starts his run at the Clarion Hotel.
Loophole with singers Danny Garay, Tim Catching and Shawn Eiferman, plus Arrow, perform at the Lounge in the Palms.
It’s a last-minute chance to win iHeart Radio Musical Festival tickets at the official kickoff party at Haze in Aria.
Expect UFC fighters, other sports stars, Las Vegas VIPs and celebrities at the gala grand opening of the Sports Party Mansion (in House of RYU at 4040 W. Hacienda).
Please support the annual DISH event with more than 20 of our city’s top restaurants and chefs at the Palms to benefit our local food bank Three Square.
Pop stars Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus are headed in for the weekend for the monster, two-day pop and country explosion of the second annual IHeart Radio Music Festival. Ryan Seacrest plays ringmaster over Rihanna, Miranda Lambert, Pink, Taylor Swift, Usher, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Linkin Park and Green Day. Pregnant Shakira dropped out of the festival today.
Plus, our weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview has the full Royal Robin Rundown, including dueling comics David Spade and Dana Carvey, porn princess Jesse Jane and the World’s Largest Bachelorette Party.
Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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