Posts Tagged ‘Concerts & Recitals’

  • Memorial Day Musical Tribute to Boulder City
    Hometown folk are celebrating themselves at “I’ll B.C.ing You: A Memorial Day Tribute to the People of Boulder City” this Memorial Day Weekend. Billed as a musical tribute to the lives of those who have lived in Boulder City the 75 years of its existence, it will feature the talents of Charlie and Laura Shaffer, Nancy Porter, Marta Thomson and Phil Marcus...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Desert Chorale Memorial Day Show
    May 25 at 7:30pm is the place to be for a spectacular patriotic show in honor of Memorial Day and especially those who have sacrificed in the Iraq War. Chaplain Ray Guinta, author of “God at Ground Zero,” will speak, the Desert Chorale, Stardust Barbershop Quartet and the Nevada Symphonic Wind Ensemble will entertain. The participation of the Nellis Air Base...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Free Jazz Fest
    Sat Jun 2 @ 2pm is the Free Jazz Fest co-sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. With MC Freddie Jackson, you will enjoy an afternoon with great music by Russ Freeman, Nathan Tanouye and the Las Vegas Jazz Connection. Guest artists include The Cunninghams, Las Vegas Jazz Express and Lindell Blake. Call 702-229-4800. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Academy of Nevada Ballet Spring Concert
    The Creative Movement Division of the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre performs its annual Spring Concert Sun Jun 3 @ 1pm. The Children’s Division performs their Spring Concert 2007 Jun 3 @ 5pm. Tickets are $15 for each concert. Call 702-895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu. Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall UNLV campus Las Vegas NV.
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Queen of Swing Norma Miller
    Billed as “Keeping the Legacies Alive,” CCSN, the Las Vegas Jazz Society and Las Vegas-Clark County Library sponsor Queen of Swing Norma Miller and the Woody Woods Quartet for an evening to commemorate the birthday of “Bojangles” Robinson. National Tap Dance Day May 25 @ 6pm, Friday of Memorial Day Weekend. Call 702-229-4800. Admission is Free....
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • Las Vegas Master Singers
    The final concert of the season for the Las Vegas Master Singers is 4 pm Sun May 20 with “A Festival of New Composers” featuring the Las Vegas premiere of “Mass for a New Millennium” by Richard Nance. This final show celebrates the 14th season for the group directd by Dr. Jocelyn K. Jensen. Tickets are $15/$10 seniors, military, students. Purchase...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Original Steppers Reunion & BBQ
    Memorial Day Weekend concert and BBQ: Sat May 26 from 9p-3a you can enjoy live entertainment by Carolyn Walden along with DJ Mark Mellow and others. Walden will perform numbers from her upcoming CD release “Chicago Steppin’ in the right direction.” Contact Tony Owens by email. Venue is Alexis Park Hotel & Resort 702-796-3354 375 E. Harmon Las Vegas...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • KWNR Country Summer Bash
    I haven’t covered much country music to date, but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate it. I just haven’t been plugged into that circuit. Radio New Country KWNR 95.5 FM is hosting 2007 Country Summer Bash at the Club at the Cannery June 2. Tickets are $25 and you must be 21. You can order your tix on line showtickets.com or call 702-617-5585...
    by at May 16th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • 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
  • Gospel with Blind Boys of Alabama
    Sat May 19 @ 8 pm The Blind Boys of Alabama will be at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall to “spread the spirit and energy of pure soul gospel.” The original group was formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939. Present members are Joey Williams, Rickey McKinnie, Bobby Butler, Tracy Pierce, Clarence Fountain and Jimmy Carter. Tickets are $90/$60/$45....
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • 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
  • 2nd Annual “Kids Mix” Festival
    This is billed as “Las Vegas’ largest kids festival for kids of all ages!” There are performances by Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus acts, a Little Divas Dress-Up Area, Saturn Super Soaker Section, appearances by Spongebob Squarepants, Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk. There’s also entertainment by Brenda Song from noon-3pm and T-Square,...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Country Music @ Fremont St Experience
    With Tuesday’s Academy of Country Music Awards comes all-star country western talent to Vegas. Some of the stars will be Downtown at the Fremont Street Experience for free concerts both Saturday and Sunday. Gretchen Wilson will sing from her new album “One of the Boys” on Sunday May 13. If you are a fan of country western music, this weekend is your...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Anita Baker at Hard Rock
    This is definitely a Strip kind of event, but the Hard Rock is alternative enough to make the grade for my Off the Strip, especially when headlining talent like Anita Baker. She’ll be performing at the “Joint” Fri May 25 @ 9pm Memorial Day Weekend. For tickets 702-474-4000 or ticketmaster.com. A search on ticketmaster turned up a full price for $184.75....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • “Children of Eden” Musical
    The Red Mountain Music Company presents on May 17 and 18 @ 7 pm a musical “Children of Eden” based on the Old Testament Genesis and the story of Noah’s Ark. Music and Lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz in this humorous portrayal of the “age-old conflict between parents and children.” Tickets are $35/$25/$15. Available at UNLV Box Office 702-895-2787...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007
    Festivities for the Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007 will be held May 11-14 at several venues around town. The Festival celebrates women artists, musicians, poets, dancers and comics from the West and Southwest. The event is hosted by the WorldFolk Foundation, a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to promoting people, music and culture in the world. Admission is free to all GirlFestival...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Steel Band Concert & Clinic
    The annual steel band concert and clinic “Day of Percussion” sponsored by the Nevada chapter of the Percussive Arts Society starts at noon Sun May 6 at CCSN. The concert combines the steels bands of UNLV, CCSN and Coronado High School, directed by Tom Miller. Talent includes Pepe Jimenez, Kalan and Pat Petrillo with a tribute to Frank Zappa with Marc Atkinson....
    by at May 5th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Walt Blanton Jazz Trio @ CCSN
    Billed as an evening of “new works and familiar jazz standards.” CCSN Prof Walt Blanton leads The Walt Blanton Trio on May 4 7:30 pm at Buidling C Room 133. There will be a free reception following. Call 702-651-3000 for more info. CCSN 700 College Dr Henderson NV. Related CCSN Jazz Singers, Jazz Under the Stars, Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    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
  • 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
  • Jazz Under the Stars
    Celebrating 21 years of Jazz at Spring Mt State Park, “Jazz Under the Stars” #1 is Sun May 27 7:30 pm Memorial Day Weekend. Featured artists are Euge Groove, sax, Paul Brown and Steve Oliver. Jazz Under the Stars#2 is July 1 with Spyra Gyra and guest vocalist David Pack. Concert at 7pm. Jazz Under the Stars#3 July 29 with horn man Rick Braun and Mindi Abair....
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Israeli Independence Day
    The United Jewish Community/Jewish Federation of Las Vegas hosts a community Israel Independence Day celebration concert Sun Apr 29 1:30p-3:30p. Visions, a trio performing traditonal and modern Jewish inspirational music will entertain. Guest speaker, US Congressman and Holocaust survivor, Tom Lantos, D-CA will share insights on Israel. Tickets are $5. For more info...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • “The Met” Opera Live via Satellite
    Sat Apr 28 at 10:30 am you can view LIVE High Definition via satellite The Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini’s Il Trittico at the Regal Colonnade Stadium 14 theatre. Now viewing opera at 10:30 am on a Saturday morning is probably not all that appealing to most of us, but for true lovers of the art, this has got to be an event worth getting out ot the house...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Harold Weller’s Final Concert with LV Philharmonic
    Harold Weller‘s last performance as conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic Sat May 5 @ 8:00 pm Masterworks V will feature Wagner‘s Overture to Rienzi, Strauss‘s Vier Letzte Lider and Elgar‘s Enigma Variations. Soprano Marina Shaguch will solo Strauss. Tickets are $69, $45, $27. Call UNLV Box Office 702-895-2787 or visit UNLVtickets.com. Ham Concert...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Guitar Society Benefit Concert
    “Starlight and Strings” is the Apr 27 concert benefit with performances by members of the Guitar Society of Las Vegas. The Friends of Winchester will host the 6 pm reception with classical guitar music, wine and appetizers in Winchester’s Desert Demonstration Garden. The concert will follow at 7 pm featuring vocalist Mary Ellen Spann. Tickets are...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis hosts Paul Taylor for a free open-air concert at Clark County Amphitheater Sat May 5. Gather your blankets, low-back chairs, bring your own food or purchase from onsite vendors. Come on out for a great evening of music under the stars. Seating starts 7 pm. Parking is also free. 500 S. Grand Central Parkway Las Vegas NV. www.smoothjazz1057.com Related...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 pm
  • The District’s Anniversary Weekend
    This is the anniversary of the The District at Green Valley Ranch and there are events scheduled all weekend for all ages. Sat noon-6p Sun noon-4p The Kid’s Carnival Zone at the Green with games, prizes, music Sat noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green, Frank Joseph – The Courtyard Sun noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green,...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Las Vegas Wind Quartet Free Concert
    There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy free music here in Las Vegas. Sunday, Apr 22 at 3:00 pm, you are invited to hear the Las Vegas Wind Quartet at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Featured artists are clarinetist Dave Hawley, Flutist Sherrie Parker, oboist Mika Bronson, bassoonist Sam Pisciotta and horn player Doug Beasley. A project co-sponsored by the City of...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Howie Hewett @ Barcode
    The Intimate Nights Concert with Howard Hewett at the Barcode takes place Thurs Apr 14. Tickets are $29.95/$25 NV residents with ID. Barcode has a full bar with appetizer menu plus catfish and sweet potato fries. The concert is one of series presented by Release Entertainment, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, in association with 30th Day in September Entertainment....
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 07:04 pm