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Dustin Lynch.
Dustin Lynch: ‘I want people on their feet the whole time, drinks in their hands’
Route 91 Harvest:
Friday, October 3, 2014
“I’m really excited to be joining the other artists on this bill and to be a part of a first time. It’s going to be a big success. It’s good for the West Coast and good for Las Vegas.”
Chase Bryant.
Chase Bryant: ‘I’m so thankful for what I get to do; it’s an absolute blessing every single day’
Route 91 Harvest:
Friday, October 3, 2014
Twenty-one-year-old Chase Bryant, with the baby face, cool hair and even cooler guitar licks, is the grandson of Jimmy Bryant, who performed with Roy Orbison, and a nephew of Jeff and Junior Bryant, co-founders of the group Ricochet.
Lindsay Ell.
‘Guitar nerd’ Lindsay Ell is ready to add girl power to country music
Route 91 Harvest:
Friday, October 3, 2014
“Moving down to Nashville from Canada was a big step. I knew two people in town. It was just me and my guitar (laughs). But the biggest obstacle has been trying to gain credibility, especially as a girl musician.”
DJ Dee Jay Silver.
DJ Dee Jay Silver of Las Vegas will keep the country music party rockin’
Route 91 Harvest:
Friday, October 3, 2014
“I’ve always been the guy who played country music, whether it was Studio 54, Tabu, Voodoo or House of Blues back in the day to Hakkasan, Wet Republic and Body English now.”
Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley perform at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Weekend best bets: Kings vs. Avalanche, LuckyRice and Route 91 Harvest festival
Thursday, October 2, 2014
October’s here at last — grab a scarf and kick off the month with an array of festive and cultural events this weekend ranging from an open-air food fest at the Cosmopolitan to a weekend-long celebration of country tunes.
Jason Aldean performs at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Preview: Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton launch Route 91 Harvest
Music:
Thursday, October 2, 2014
It’s as if the annual Country Music Awards from Nashville and the Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand are being rolled into one three-day, all-star Las Vegas weekend.
The myVegas app has added blackjack to its existing slots games on the heels of a partnership announced a couple of weeks ago with Station Casinos and Royal Caribbean cruises.
myVegas app makes deal with Station, adds blackjack
ONLINE GAMING:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Most social gaming applications are free to play for Nevada gamblers — by law, they have to be — but the myVegas application gives some Las Vegas casinos a way to cash in on them by ...
Linda and Walter Misco of Chester, N.H., won the $2.4 million jackpot from the legendary “Lion’s Share” slot machine at MGM Grand on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip. The jackpot had not been won in 20 years.
History, legend of ‘Lion’s Share’ slot machine come to a close at MGM Grand
Gaming:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The “Lion’s Share” was the oldest mechanical-reel machine in the casino. Custom made for the resort’s opening, it slowly gained a cult following as it held onto its top jackpot as the years went by. It grew to become the most popular slot machine.
Katy Perry parties at Surrender on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Encore.
Katy Perry watches beau DJ Diplo’s set at Surrender post-MGM Grand concert
Nightlife:
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Arriving just shy of 1 a.m. Saturday, Diplo, Katy Perry, her team and their mutual friends made their way into the Encore nightclub. Diplo took to the wheels of steel, and Perry was pretty in pink — including pink hair.
Katy Perry's "The Prismatic World Tour" stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Last Friday night, Katy Perry was super fun at MGM Grand
Review:
Monday, September 29, 2014
Katy Perry performed “Hot N Cold” in a pink cat costume — she entered the stage atop a ball of purple yarn — and the single was slowed down, jazzy and very Broadway a la “Cats.” Before “By the Grace of God,” Perry “changed into something more glittery.”
Singer Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon performs during their Mechanical Bull Tour stop at MGM Resorts Village on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Kings of Leon, Young the Giant and Kongos at MGM Resorts Village
Music:
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Kings of Leon, with opening acts Young the Giant and Kongos, brought its Mechanical Bull Tour to MGM Resorts Village, formerly The Lot, across from the Luxor on Saturday night as part of the 2014 Boulevard Brew Fest.
Fans pack the circuitGROUNDS as Calvin Harris performs during the final night of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday, June 22, 2014.
As mass gatherings go, Las Vegas is the place to be
Saturday, September 27, 2014
The theme this weekend is crowds, mass gatherings as they are now known, and how to lure and entertain such. I am reminded of this as waves of people ...
Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Nov. 19, 2011.
Celebrity preview: Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Jenny McCarthy, Bill Cosby, ‘AGT’
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 26, 2014
The summer pool season winds down this weekend, but the party scene continues in overdrive indoors with music and comedy stars. Add the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, and we have a glamorous weekend with something for everybody.
Grading work is shown on the 33-acre lot at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard South and Sahara Avenue Thursday Sept. 25, 2014. The site will be home to the City of Rock, open-air concert venue with a capacity of 80,000 that will serve as the home of the Rock in Rio music festivals starting in May 2015.
Work underway on site for huge Strip music festival
Friday, September 26, 2014
Another project on the north Strip is moving ahead as planned, furthering the anticipated turnaround of an area that’s struggled for years. Construction crews are doing site work at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, the future home of the ...
Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Nov. 19, 2011.
Weekend best bets: Katy Perry, Greek Food Festival and Kristen Hertzenberg
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Fall is finally here, but it’s still far from sweater weather in Las Vegas. Get out and enjoy the sunshine with a variety of concerts, festivals and other events across town. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
MGM sues men proposing pot shop over trademark
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A single apostrophe won't be enough to separate M life and M'Life in the minds of customers, according to an MGM Resorts trademark lawsuit against ...
Nick Jonas, with girlfriend 2012 Miss Universe Olivia Culpo of the USA, celebrates his 22nd birthday at Hakkasan on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Nick Jonas + Miss Universe; Harry Styles loses money; Liam Payne injures hand
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 22, 2014
There’s no hiding the romance between lovebirds Nick Jonas and girlfriend Olivia Culpo, who met here when he was a judge and she won the 2012 Miss USA Pageant at Planet Hollywood. Olivia went on to become 2012 Miss Universe.
Scottish DJ Calvin Harris performs during Night 2 of the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Is Calvin Harris about to exit Hakkasan for new and larger paycheck?
Music:
Monday, September 22, 2014
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.

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