Archive for the ‘Music’

  • Los Reyes de Albuquerque perform
    The Martinez family has been playing la musica hispanica from their native New Mexico for 45 years. This award winning group Los Reyes de Albuquerque will perform May 20 the music of traditional wedding celebrations, La Fiesta de los Novios, and a special tribute to Mexico. Tickets $10 advance/$15 day of event. Call 702-229-6211. Reed Whipple Cultural Center 821 Las Vegas...
    by at May 15th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Salsa with Vega Sabor Orchestra
    Come dance salsa to the Latin beat of the Vega Sabor Orchestra Sat May 19. The City of Las Vegas sponsors this event with a salsa/merengue dance workshop at 7pm; actual dance starts at 8pm. There will be dance contests and no-host bar. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-1515 for more info. East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 pm
  • Love Festival in LA
    As much as I think you should stay in town for Memorial Day weekend and support our Las Vegas activities, I feel compelled to tell you about the 15th Annual Love Festival in LA with so much great music, I’d be remiss in my responsibility if I ignored it. Three Stages: “Music for the Masses,” “Party for the People,” and “Freedom of th...
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • Registration Begins for Summer “Cultural Arts Classes”
    Lumped together under the broad category of “cultural arts classes” is a variety of wonderful activities sponsored by the City of Las Vegas. Check out website www.lasvegasparksandrec.com or call specific Center. May 12-24 registration. Reed Whipple Cultural Center: pottery for all levels, youth certamics; ballet, hip hop, hula; private flute, guitar, piano....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ French Josette’s Bistro
    This Saturday night is Cinco de Mayo at the French bistro owned by the blonde bombshell, Josette. You have Kiki Kalor who will lead the celebration with hot Latin song and dance. Look for a Spanish heritage show with flamenco and castenets with DJ Dancing after the show. The party at Josette’s Bistro opens for dinner at 6p and goes on til closing. This should be...
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story @ Planet Hollywood
    Las Vegas and the V Theatre inside the Miracle Mile Shops at the new Planet Hollywood is the home of a new Rock n’ Roll experience called “The Lost Outpost.” A multimedia music event in the making billed as “The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story Ever Told” will include a yet-to-be released movie “The Lost Outpost,” TV series and...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District
    Come enjoy Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion from 6p-10p at the Courtyard at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Latino musical entertainment for the whole family and it’s free. Call 702-990-2131 for more details. Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”, Free Cinco...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Free Cinco de Mayo concert
    En el espirito de Cinco de Mayo, a free mariachi concert will be held May 2 @ 7pm at the main theater at Clark County Library. Look for students from Clark Country School District’s Mariachi Music Instructional Program and a dance performance by Rancho’s “Ballet Folklorico.” For more info call 702-507-3400. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Rock n Roll Wines @ Shark Tank Pool
    Postponed from last Friday, Chris launches the summer season with his first pool party of the year. Rock ‘n Roll Wine Reggae will be at “The Tank,” the $30 million extravaganza just opened at the Golden Nugget, Downtown Las Vegas. Come check out the water slide that propels you through the shark tank. Opening music by the The Heavie Heads with Twenty...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Grotto adds to Chris’ Rock n Roll Experience
    Friday night is the big Rock n Roll (Reggae this time) Wine-tasting event at the Shark’s Pool, Golden Nugget. The Grotto Italian restaurant at the Golden Nugget is giving free appetizers and a glass of champagne to anyone with a Rock ‘n Roll Wine wristband. Golden Nugget Las Vegas 129 East Fremont St Las Vegas NV (Fremont & 3rd) See my previous posting...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Bunkhouse Saloon for Serious Music
    Usher in the New Year for $10, cutting edge music and a free glass of champagne at midnight. The Bunkhouse Saloon advertises itself as “Downtown‘s Newest Venue for Serious Music.” Look for very alternative sounds. Their motto is “Live Music Cool Vibe Great Sound.” The BH features live music every performance night, with some local bands....
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Tiempo Libre Cuban Timba
    The Miami-based, Grammy-nominated hot Cuban timba band, Tiempo Libre, will perform on Sat Apr 28 8pm thanks to the City of Las Vegas. This group of seven native-born Cubans are known for high-voltage Latin jazz and seductive, modernized interpretations of traditional Cuban music. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-6383 for tickets. $10 advance/$15...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Mexico Vivo!
    Que lindo celebration of the colorful traditions of fokloric dancing, music, theatre and pageantry of Mexican/Latin American rituals. Icela (Ixela) Guitierrez, founder of the dance troupe Mexico Vivo, directs the production featuring ranchero-style music. Entrance $10/children under 12 free. Saturday Apr 21 @ 7pm. East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center 702-229-1515 250...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Pasqua Cultural Festival
    There are egg hunts all over town, so I won’t try to list all those. This bi-lingual (Spanish-English) festival looks like a great place to spend the Saturday before Easter if you are looking for Latino activities. There will be entertainment, art projects, games etc. It’s rumored the Easter Bunny might make an appearance. FREE. Co-sponsored by La Nueva...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Ballroom Dancing for Normal People
    Want to dance like a professional, or at least not embarrass yourself on the dance floor? I’ve come across a studio in the New Orleans Square (not the Hotel Casino) that offers lessons in ballroom dancing, tangos, salsa, swing etc. as well as dance exhibitions and a Ballroom DanceFest with prizes. The sponsor is Tiger Jesse of the Blackbelters Lions Club 702-892-8423....
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Rock n Roll Wines @ Rio Voodoo Lounge
    If you have ever attended one of Chris’ Rock ‘n Roll Wine Tastings, you know that it is a primo gathering of the young, vibrant, hip and beautiful of Las Vegas. But that doesn’t mean that the over-40 or even over-50 crowd is excluded, just in the minority. His events have been huge (Mandalay Bay on the Beach), but often are smaller and more intimate....
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Fiesta Latina de la primavera
    Lest we forget that not everyone is Irish, or wanna be Irish, I want to give a mention to the Spring Festival happening this Sunday, Mar 18 at Freedom Park. This is going to be an all day celebration of Hispanic culture with exhibits, food, and of course, music. What is any Latino celebration without music? The event is co-sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Dept of...
    by at March 15th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Musica Latina
    If you love Latin music, there are two big events coming up in March, both sponsored by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas. Mariachi Plata de Las Vegas, purported to be Las Vegas’ favorite mariachi band will perform at the East Las Vegas Community Center Sat Mar 24 @ 7pm. This local group is made up of Clark Co School District educators who have...
    by at March 11th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Live Music Every Day of the Week
    Sunday Brunch @ Gordon Birsch. 11 am to 4 pm. This is definitely the place to be on Sunday afternoons if you want to dance your heart out. Every Sunday is a different group, so you need to try them all. A Brunch menu is available, with tables in the bar and dance area. Guest artists sit in and the afternoon can be full of suprises. No cover charge. Howard Hughes Parkway,...
    by at February 20th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Amplified Wine
    Chris is setting new standards for his already high energy wine tasting events. This time he’s teaming with Mix 94.1 to bring Dashboard Confessional as the headliner in his next Rock ‘n Rock Wine Event appropriately named “AMPLIFIED!” If you like wine, live rock ‘n roll music and beautiful young bodies, then these events are for you. It...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • Esperanza y Maggie Por La Manana
    My friend and powerhouse, Esperanza Montelongo, is no longer co-hosting the radio show 8-9 am M-F on KRLV 1340 AM, Nevada’s only Spanish Talk Radio Station. “Hey girlfriend!” Esperanza is the type who keeps nothing close to the chest and you are NEVER in doubt to what she thinks about anything – the perfect personality for talk radio. Herself...
    by at February 4th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Firefly Tapas and Salsa
    If you are looking for that kind of lively, Latin atmosphere to sip Mojitas and Sangria while nibbling at an array of tantalizing tapas, then Firefly on Paradise is “el lugar” to see and been seen. With the vast variety of tapas on the menu, I would suggest a group of friends so you can have a tasting event. The music is pulsating and you are elbow to elbow...
    by at February 2nd, 2007 at 04:02 pm