Some takeaways from Day One of Psycho Vegas 2018 at the Hard Rock Hotel. The heavy music fest continues through Sunday.
Jason Bracelin once went on tour with Kid Rock so you don’t have to. Prior to first being named the R-J’s music writer in 2006, Bracelin was the music editor for the Cleveland Scene alt-weekly. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois. A Decatur, Ill. native, Bracelin has lived in Las Vegas since 2006.
His words delivered as rapidly as the spray of notes in the rat-a-tat-tat guitar line that prefaces them, Jack White breaks it down.
In 1969, Aretha Franklin made her Las Vegas debut at the original Caesars Palace showroom, even though it wasn’t her preferred style of venue back then.
Though it no longer calls Southern Nevada home, Panic! At the Disco will always be a Vegas-born band. With the group returning to its hometown this weekend, let’s excavate its local roots.
The mayor of Psycho Las Vegas is on the line, chatting about Sir Francis Drake, the British Royal Navy and 16th-century buccaneers.
It was a start that might have made others stop.
After releasing their first non-concept album last time out with 2015’s “The Color Before the Sun,” these hard-edged, punk-influenced prog rockers are back at it with “Vaxis — Act I: The Unheavenly Creatures,” due in October, which continues the band’s “Armory Wars” narrative.
They thought maybe it was their “La La Land” moment.
His music has changed music. As he hits town for an extended engagement at the Park Theater, let’s examine how Stevie Wonder has impacted the music industry itself.
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Another day, another Shakespeare-indebted starlet with “Hopeless” tattooed across her derriere and songs about swallowing lit matches.
No one would have blamed him if he never came back.