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The Rooks' final show comes with no hard feelings
Friday, Oct. 8, 2010
Get ready to say a fond farewell to a local favorite.
The Rooks' final show comes with no hard feelings
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010
Get ready to say a fond farewell to a local favorite.
Dusty Sunshine debuts
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010
Members of The Petals, Rubiks Hotel and A Crowd of Small Adventures have formed a local-supergroup-of-sorts.
Three questions with The Avett Brothers’ Scott Avett
Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010
Scott Avett talks Las Vegas, Rick Rubin and the mutual love between the band and its fans.
Three questions with The Avett Brothers’ Scott Avett
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010
The Avett Brothers perform at the Silverton on September 2.
Beer, sweat and good times at Las Vegas Shakedown music festival
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010
It’s not every day you get your eardrums blown out by psychedelic reverb, heckled by an over-the-top rock star and soaked in a sweat shower, all in just three hours time.
Beer, sweat and good times at Las Vegas Shakedown music festival
Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010
It’s not every day you get your eardrums blown out by psychedelic reverb, heckled by an over-the-top rock star and soaked in a sweat shower, all in just three hours time.
Las Vegas Shakedown music festival returns after nine-year hiatus
Friday, Aug. 13, 2010
The Las Vegas Shakedown, a three-day punk, garage and rockabilly festival, returns after a nine-year hiatus this weekend.
New all-ages concert series launches at Winchester Cultural Center
Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010
“We have great bands in this town, and [we want] to put them in a venue that really shows them off."
Punk, garage, rockabilly fest returns after a nine-year hiatus
Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010
The Las Vegas Shakedown, a three-day punk, garage and rockabilly festival, returns after a nine-year hiatus this weekend.
As Dusty Rhodes checks out, Coastwest Unrest steps in
Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010
One door closes, another one opens.
As Dusty Rhodes checks out, Coastwest Unrest steps in
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010
One door closes, another one opens.
Three questions with Tokyo Police Club keyboardist Graham Wright
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010
In conjunction with the title of the band's new album Champ, fans are challenging them to various competitions.
Moksha stretches out along Binion’s rooftop
Friday, July 30, 2010
“This is like trying to follow the Goonies’ treasure map."
Catching up with Kyle Divine, guitarist for Dusty Rhodes and the River Band
Friday, July 30, 2010
The band embarks on what's (probably) their last tour and makes a stop in Vegas with handmade merch.
The eccentric art of Jesse Smigel
Grub infants, purring cactus, stinky popcorn - oh my!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The funny, thinky work of eccentric creator Jesse Smigel merges art and novelty... but is it art?
Catching up with Kyle Divine, guitarist for Dusty Rhodes and the River Band
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The band embarks on what's (probably) their last tour and makes a stop in Vegas with handmade merch.
Moksha stretches out along Binion’s rooftop
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
“This is like trying to follow the Goonies’ treasure map."
Grub infants! Purring cactus! Stinky popcorn! The eccentric art of Jesse Smigel
Thursday, July 22, 2010
The funny, thinky work of eccentric creator Jesse Smigel merges art and novelty... but is it art?
Four notes from Sunday’s Bunkhouse acoustic night
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Who says an acoustic night needs to have only acoustic performances?
Heavy metal band Early Man sings for Meat(wad)
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Already earning respect from Metallica fans, Early Man's “More to Me than Meat and Eyes” was featured on the Aqua Teen Hunger Force film soundtrack. Rock on.
Four questions with Silversun Pickups bassist Nikki Monninger
Thursday, July 15, 2010
The Grammy-nominated self-proclaimed non-planners hit the road for their headlining tour.
Zia Records' on-site sale of Matador tickets ends up as nonevent
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Gary Naar pulled into the Zia Record Exchange parking lot Friday morning expecting a madhouse of people trying to get tickets to October's Matador at 21: The Lost Weekend three-day music festival. Instead, Naar and his wife found ... a short, orderly line.
Mob scene?
Nah, after much teeth-gnashing over Matador’s local ticket allotment, Zia’s on-sale turns out to be a nonevent
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
“It’s a typical Las Vegas turnout.”
Four questions with Silversun Pickups bassist Nikki Monninger
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The Grammy-nominated self-proclaimed non-planners hit the road for their headlining tour.
The Rooks prepare to release first studio recordings
Monday, July 12, 2010
It’s been months in the making -well, three to be exact -and it’s officially upon us: the first studio recordings by bluesy rock ’n’ rollers The Rooks.
Five notable covers from Friday’s Gypsy Den Bob Dylan tribute show
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
The Weekly breaks it down.
Rook-ie outing
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
It’s been months in the making -well, three to be exact -and it’s officially upon us: the first studio recordings by bluesy rock ’n’ rollers The Rooks.
End of an era
Tears flow at The Day After’s final show
Thursday, July 1, 2010
“It’s our last show, so you might as well stand up!”
Mother McKenzie’s big tour
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
The Weekly breaks it down, by the numbers
End of an era
Tears flow at The Day After’s final show
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
“It’s our last show, so you might as well stand up!”
Five reasons not to miss Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
If Devendra Banhart and Gogol Bordello had a love child, it’d be frontman Alex Ebert.
Viva Rock Vegas: Local band showcase
Friday, June 25, 2010
Saturday’s local-band showcase goes down outdoors. Breathe some fresh air and listen to eight acts of varying genres.
Banging Yanni's drum
A trip Downtown yields ... well, nothing in particular
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Who’s Charlie Adams? Longtime drummer for new-age giant Yanni, of course.
Viva Rock Vegas: Local band showcase
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Saturday’s local-band showcase goes down outdoors. Breathe some fresh air and listen to eight acts of varying genres.
Whiskey Revival: a cover band with a kick
Monday, June 21, 2010
"It's way better than karaoke.”
My Pop Rocks
Thursday, June 17, 2010
In honor of Fathers’ Day, some local-music dads stopped by the Weekly offices with their biggest fans.
Whiskey Revival: a cover band with a kick
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
"It's way better than karaoke.”
Bringing rock to the country
Friday, June 11, 2010
The Las Vegas Country Saloon is about to get a little less country.
Home is where the crowds are
The Skooners remind Las Vegas why they’re still local favorites
Friday, June 11, 2010
What qualifies a band as local?
Home is where the crowds are
The Skooners remind Las Vegas why they’re still local favorites
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
What qualifies a band as local?
Those girls sound a lot like The Skooners ...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The Chipmunks have The Chipettes, and apparently The Skooners have a female counterpart as well: The Ladyboys.
Bringing rock to the country
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The Las Vegas Country Saloon is about to get a little less country.
After four years, Say What?! says goodbye
Friday, June 4, 2010
The Beauty Bar would mark its fifth anniversary with a celebratory night of free food, booze and live music on Sunday, but one night earlier, the venue is hosting a less joyful occasion.
First fest
Thursday, June 3, 2010
For June’s First Friday, the arts district welcomes the inaugural 18b Music Festival.
The party's over
After four years, Say What?! says goodbye
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
The once-a-month underground electro-house party known as Say What?! is saying farewell.
First fest
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
For June’s First Friday, the arts district welcomes the inaugural 18b Music Festival.
Get Bamboozled
Sunday, May 30, 2010
Five bands from Bamboozle Roadshow you could be hearing a lot more from soon.
OK Go: Superstars of YouTube
OK Go bassist Tim Nordwind, on his band’s viral video successes
Saturday, May 29, 2010
"The record industry in general is kind of crumbling, and networks like MTV have announced they're not even going to play videos anymore."
Best Dive Joints
Thursday, May 27, 2010
It's a three-way tie! Double Down, Dispensary and Champagnes Cafe.

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