Posts Tagged ‘Concerts & Recitals’

  • Vegas 420 Music Fest
    For a sizzling weekend of 50 live Metal, Hip Hop, Reggae and Trance-Techno Bands, get your tickets now for the Nevada NORML 2007 MMM Music Fest on Fri Apr 20 & Sat 21 at the Ice House. Doors open at 9:00 am, the first band starts at 10a with the last band starting at midnight on Friday and 8p on Saturday. The list of groups is every mother’s nightmare: The...
    by at April 14th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Divas Las Vegas Equestrian Fundraiser
    Deborah Cox, Taylor Dayne, Jennifer Holliday and Martha Wash, known as local divas, will join Bellagio’s The Bank Clockwork Apr 20 9:30 pm for a fundraising concert to support the Equestrian Aid Foundation. The proceeds of the evening will go to assist people in the equestrian world suffering from catastrophic injuries or illnesses. Tickets are $100, $250 VIP and...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Free Organ Recital @UNLV
    Dr Paul Hesselink gives a free organ recital Sun Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm featuring the program “Commemorations” with works by Dieterich Buxtehude, Jean Langlais, Daniel Pinkham, James Biery, Oskar Lindberg and Stig Gutav Schoenberg. The music is chosen to commemorate a 300 year anniversary, a 100th birthday and to honor the lives of to recently deceased musical artists. The...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Dances of India with Mythili Prakash
    The City of Las Vegas brings us the incredible opportunity to experience a performance by Mythili Prakash, a star in the world of bharata natyam, the classical dance style of South India. Prakash is a household name in India and has toured extensively in the US and Europe. Tickets $10 advance/$15 perfomrance day. Sun Apr 22 @ 3pm. Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Las Vegas Philharmonic performance
    Harold Weller will conduct the Las Vegas Philharmonic Sat Apr 14 8:00 pm for a performance of “Tragic” Overture and “Ein Deutsches Requiem” by Johannes Brahms. The”Requiem” features the UNLV Concert Singers and the Las Vegas Masters Singers. Soloists for the evening will be soprano Olivia Gorra and baritone Zheng Zhou. Tickets are...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • The Guitars of Sergio and Odair Assad
    Look for an exciting musical experience with these Brazilian brothers, Sergio and Assad, known for their exceptional, innovative artistry on guitar. Their program includes original music by Sergio Assad, transcriptions of Bach and Scarlatti, and adaptations of diverse composers such as Gershwin and Millhaud. The concert is the next to last in this year’s series...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 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
  • Rebelpalooza ’07
    BIG BIG event staged by the UNLVCSUN Student Government featuring a host of bands, including The Lab, the Chapter, 420 Daze, VeRbal Ace, Rolls Royce & DJ Toast, three 6 mafia, Bone thugs-n-harmony, Ghostface Killah etc. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the gate. UNLV students get in FREE. Venue is the UNLV intramural fields at...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 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
  • Shelly Taylor Quartet
    The Las Vegas Jazz Society joins the Clark County Dept of Parks and Rec to bring you a jazz concert with the Shelly Taylor Quartet. Shelly, a vocalist who performs at Harrah’s and Bellagio’s, is accompanied by Kenny Clark, sax, Blaise Sison, bass, and Jess Gopin, drums. They will perform music from the “Great American Songbook” with a mix of classic...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Free UNLV Symphonic Winds Concert
    The music of Chance, Schuman and Stamp as well as Rimsky-Korsakob and Elgar are featured at this free concert by UNLV’s Symphonic Winds group. 7:30 pm at Artemus Ham Concert Hall. More info: 702-895-3734.
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • First Friday Party Downtown Las Vegas
    This Friday is sure to be an historical event in Downtown Las Vegas. You have the fun monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown coupled with the events revolving around the Las Vegas Grand Prix. Just remember that some streets will be blocked and you will not have normal access with your car. All the galleries are open late and the streets will...
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • FREE Fremont St Party
    FREE Fremont Street Experience Party from 5:00p until 11:00p on Fri Apr 6. Entertainment is planned at the 1st & 3rd Street stages, with Street Syle FMX Jumpers at 5:00p in the Main Street area, and Grand Prix Driver autograph session from 5:15p to 6:00p. Related Vegas Grand Prix
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Gerald Wilson Conducts Jazz Orchestra
    Jazz legend, composer, arranger and conductor Gerald Wilson will lead the UNLV Jazz Orchestra in a concert on Sun Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm. Wilson has been holding master classes for students in UNLV’s Jazz Studies Program and the Sunday concert is a recital of those efforts. He is a well-known figure in the jazz world and has been honored by the Monterey Jazz Festival twice...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Henderson Symphony Free Concert
    There is a lot happening down in Henderson and mainly free. The Henderson Symphony Orchestra performs on Sun Mar 25 at 2:00 pm, the Valley View Recreation Center. Several young violinists and pianists will solo and the conductor will be Taras Krysa. For more info: City of Henderson Cultural Arts 702-267-2171 or www.hsorch.org. 500 Harris St. Henderson NV Related LV...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Pianist Jon Schmidt Free Concert
    Jon Schmidt will give a free piano concert Sat Mar 24 7:00 pm at Henderson’s Black Mountain Recreation Center. Billed as a New Age classical pianist and composer, Schmidt is reputed to combine talent, energy and a bit of comedic timing to his performances. Call for more info 702-267-2171. 599 Greenway Road, Henderson NV. Related LV Wind Quartet Free Concert, Henderson...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Steel Drumming from the Virgin Islands
    There are few musical sounds more thrilling than the powerful reverberations of steel drumming. The World Vibration Concert Series presents the music of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands on Sun Mar 18 @ 2pm. The event is sponsored by Clark Country Parks and Rec. Call 702-455-7340 for more info. $10 adults/$7 children/seniors. Winchester Center 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV.
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Free Las Vegas Wind Quartet Concert
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas certainly does it part to bring diversified cultural events to the public. It is sponsoring the Las Vegas Wind Quartet on two Sundays, Mar 25 and Apr 22 at 3 pm. Funding is by grant from the Music Performance Fund with cooperation from the Musicians Union of Las Vegas, Local No. 369 of the American Federation of Musicians....
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • CCSN Jazz Singers
    The Community College of Southern Nevada will feature a vocal jazz solo night with each student individually highlighted. There will also be with ensemble performances. The musical selections will range from jazz standards to Broadway tunes. Tues, Mar 27, 7:30 pm. Tickets are $5. Reservations 702-651-5483. BackStage Theatre, CCSN Performing Arts Center, 3200 E. Cheyenne...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • UNLV Wind Orchestra Concert
    The Quest is a performance of the UNLV Wind Orchestra on Sun Mar 25. The cost of tickets is only $8, and UNLV Faculty & Staff can get two free tickets. There are some additional small service and handling fees. Call 702-895-2787 to purchase or go online to pac.unlv.edu. The Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, UNLV campus. Performance at 7:30p.
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Aspen Santa Fe Ballet at UNLV PAC
    Part of the series the New York Stage & Beyond, UNLV is presenting the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. The dance company of eleven, all classically trained, perform an eclectic repertoire. Choreography includes creative works by Twyla Tharp and David Parsons. Tickets range from $35-$80 and are purchased through UNLV PAC (Performing Arts Center). Phone purchase at 702-895-2787...
    by at March 14th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Lindell Blake dances (and sings)
    "I gotta do it my way, it’s gotta be me" is the chorus that ended Lindell Blake’s third dance recital at the West Las Vegas Arts Center. I respect thoroughly that sentiment, but sometimes we need to listen to a little advice. I have been following Lindell for a while. I was at Capozzoli’s the first night he showed up with his tap shoes in...
    by at March 11th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Violinist Sarah Chang Tonight
    Part of the Charles Vanda Master Series, Sarah Chang will perform tonight with the UNLV Symphony Orchestra, conducted by George Stelluto. The concert venue is the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall on UNLV campus. Tickets $45/$60/$90. UNLV PAC 702-895-ARTS (2787).
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Joshua Bell at PAC
    For lovers of classical music, the UNLV PAC Charles Vanda Master Series presents performances at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall by guest artists of international acclaim. Joshua Bell, violinist and conductor, will appear on Thurs Mar 22 with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. As an aside, his press release states that Bell was named one of People magazine’s...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • UNLV Jazz Faculty Performs
    Here’s an opportunity to hear the Faculty from UNLV Jazz Dept perform with special guest Bobby Shew on trumpet and Bob Sheppard on sax. The concert is Mar 5 at the Harris Theater inside the Ham Fine Arts Bldg on UNLV campus. Tickets are only $5, unless you are a senior, military, UNLV faculty, staff or student when they’re FREE. Performing Arts Center Box...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • Classical Guitar Recital
    You can hear excellent, even extraordinary music, every night of the week in Las Vegas. But even with that high standard, once in a while we have the opportunity to experience something special. Considered one of the best classical guitarists in the world, Sharon Isbin will be performing at the Doc Rando Recital Hall, Beam Music Center, UNLV on March 9. Her appearance...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Jazz Society Rising Star Concert
    Vocalist Ronnie Rose, will perform jazz and blues standards this Sunday at the Rising Star Concert Series sponsored by the Las Vegas Jazz Society. He will be joined by Tommy Alvarado, tenor sax, Larry White, piano, Chris Gorden, bass and Jess Gopen, drums. Whitney Library Concert Hall, 5175 E Tropicana, between Nellis Blvd & Boulder Hwy. Tickets available at the...
    by at February 21st, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • UNLV Jazz Ensembles
    The UNLV Jazz Ensembles I & II will be performing at the Judy Bayley Theatre on campus this Friday, Feb 23 at 7:30 pm. For jazz enthusiasts and those who want to support and encourage budding performers. I don’t want to give the impression that this is amateur night. These musicians are talented and skilled. Jazz Society members and seniors free.
    by at February 21st, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Gospel Fest!
    This promises to be pretty spectacular and uplifting. The Victory Missionary Baptist Church, Katie Waters, the Valley Inspiration Choir, The Las Vegas Gospel Music Workshop and the Community Baptist Church Praise Team are celebrating Black History Month with a jubilee of roof-raising, heart-filling, hand-clapping, foot-stomping, old-fashioned gospel music. The event is...
    by at February 15th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Lindell Blake, the Tap Maestro
    Las Vegas talent Lindell Blake wowed the packed studio at the West Las Vegas Arts Center on Saturday with his improvisational jazz tap dancing accompanied by Larry (Wild) Wrice and the Gents of Swing. Lindell is a sensation of rhythm and movement that has to be seen to be believed. He has developed a very personal style that takes tap dancing to a whole new level of expression....
    by at January 30th, 2007 at 01:01 am