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October 1, 2014

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Photo: Charles Bradley, performing September 18 at the Co
Five thoughts: Charles Bradley at Boulevard Pool (September 18)
Monday, September 22, 2014
Despite the small throng at his feet, the showman gives us far more than most performers ever do, singing from a place deep within his being.
Photo: Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2
Is Calvin Harris about to exit Hakkasan for new and larger paycheck?
Monday, September 22, 2014
Music:
The Scottish-born superstar, who has more than 1 billion streams of his chart-topping hits (“We Found Love,” “Feel So Close,” “Summer”) on Spotify, was named the world’s highest-paid DJ this year and last year ($46 million) by Forbes.
Photo: Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2
Photos: Ed Sheeran + Macklemore, Train, Calvin Harris rule Night 2 of iHeart
Monday, September 22, 2014
MGM Grand:
With a lineup that included One Direction, Iggy Azalea and 50 Cent, who would have predicted that Train would steal the show during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena?
Photo: Thirty Seconds to Mars, with Oscar-winning frontma
Review: Hipster Jesus Jared Leto and Thirty Seconds to Mars electrify Boulevard Pool
Monday, September 22, 2014
Cosmopolitan:
The passion Oscar winner Jared Leto exudes in a live performance is evident as he bounced around onstage with a wireless mic and interacted with the audience and the 65-foot screen near the stage that displayed the show. ...
Photo: Ariana Grande performs with dancers during the 201
Photos: Taylor Swift and Usher bookend Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Sunday, September 21, 2014
MGM Grand:
All eyes were on Taylor Swift on Friday night as she kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked, kicked off the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival — mega festival, really — at MGM Grand Garden Arena, the fourth year for the music extravaganza on the Strip.
Photo: Actress Jaime King with Magic! members Nasri Atweh
Delano’s stylish start with Jaime King, Charlotte Ronson, Magic! at grand opening
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The Strip:
The music vibe and high-energy beat of South Beach wrapped around VIP guests circulating through bars and chef stations set up in the lobby, and that was before Canadian reggae group Magic! gave an animated and intimate performance.
Photo: Sax great Kirk Whalum, Nnenna Freelon and Clint Ho
‘Georgia on My Mind’ deserves a full house, but will it get one?
Sunday, September 21, 2014
The sound of singers is fueled by the band behind, and the artists turn to one another as if carrying on an animated conversation rather than singing a song in the Ray Charles tribute show “Georgia on My Mind” at ...
Photo: Usher performs during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music F
Fire it up — like Usher and Motley Crue — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
MGM Grand:
The first night of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival has ended, and the evening closed with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden Arena soundboard.
Fire it up — Usher and Motley Crue sure did — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Fire it up — Usher and Motley Crue sure did — on Night 1 of iHeartRadio Music Festival
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The first night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival has closed, and the evening ended with an impromptu dance-off at the back of the arena floor just off the MGM Grand Garden ...
Photo: Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the
Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales
Friday, September 19, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s brains, beauty, brawn and beer this weekend in Las Vegas, and even though 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival superstars will flash their magnetic appeal, it will be the competitors at Mr. Olympia who will flex their muscles along with the handsome hunks of Chippendales.
Photo: Wayne Newton and his wife Kathleen McCrone arrive
Pia bemoans ‘Louboutin separation anxiety’; Newton to cap 150th anniversary all-star show
Friday, September 19, 2014
In the days since Pia Zadora was injured in a golf cart accident, the entertainer has regained her sense of humor, if not her actual footing. She is to undergo surgery to repair her ankle on Tuesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. It ...
Photo: The Quad headliner Jeff Civillico atop his unicycl
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Civillico jumping off Planet Hollywood; Elvis returns to ‘Legends’
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Las Vegas:
Juggler Jeff Civillico, who has a residency at the Quad, is determined to go one better than his two previous “insane” rappelling jumps with “Over the Edge” off the roof of Planet Hollywood to benefit Special Olympics Nevada.
Photo: Vocalist Michael Monge is shown greeting guests du
Michael Monge, Steve Wynn’s handpicked crooner, extended through ’15 at Encore
Thursday, September 18, 2014
In February, Michael Monge was singing at Bice Italian restaurant and lounge in Boca Raton, Fla. Steve Wynn happened to be in the audience that night and noted the vocal and even physical similarities between Monge and Wynn’s old friend ...
Photo: Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine performs during t
Weekend best bets: iHeartRadio, Wu-Tang Clan, Nevada Ballet and Jennifer Coolidge
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Whether you’re a pop enthusiast or prefer to kick back with some live jazz, music fans of all tastes and styles can take their pick of live shows with a bevy of offerings in Las Vegas this weekend.
Photo: Tiesto unveils a Bellagio Fountains show choreogra
Photos: Tiesto unveils exclusive three-song show at Bellagio Fountains
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Strip:
DJ and producer Tiesto, a resident headliner at Hakkasan Las Vegas, brought the Bellagio Fountains to life with an exclusive three-song medley of “Footprints,” “Rocky” and “Red Lights” from his new album “A Town Called Paradise.”

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