Posts Tagged ‘Live music’

  • Class Act Vocalist Genevieve Performs
    If you like to follow Las Vegas’ own gorgeous Genevieve, look for her at the following venues. This is a lady with class and a golden voice that you don’t want to miss. Jun 17 Sun – noon-3p Father’s Day @ Gordon Biersch with Cocho Arbe (keys) and Calvin Brooks (jazz guitar). Howard Hughes Parkway, (near E Flamingo Rd) Las Vegas NV Sep 06 Thur...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Tutti Gelati 4th Birthday Fest @ Montelago Village
    Celebrating their 4th anniversary on Sun May 27 Memorial Day weekend, Tutti Gelati is partying with Hawaiian entertainment and samples of hand-crafted gelato and sorbets. They are also awarding some fun prizes. Uncle Paul and Charley Chan will provide music; the Hawaiian dance troop Halau Ha’a O Heleloa will perform. 702-564-5555. Tutti Gelati Lake Las Vegas Montelago...
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Carmine Mandia @ Piero’s
    Carine Mandia will be performing Fridays & Saturdays at one of my favorite Old Vegas haunts. She’ll croon with friends at the Monkey Bar Lounge Piero’s from 7pm-10:30pm. I highly recommend Piero’s for upscale class; it oozes the glamour and cache of Rat Pack-era Vegas alive. Call 702-269-2305. Piero’s Italian Restaurant 355 Convention Center...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • 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
  • Tribute to jazz trombonist Jimmie Guinn
    To all lovers of jazz in the Las Vegas community – you are invited to pay tribute to Jimmie Guinn Sun May 20 2:30p-5:30p . Known as Petunia, Jimmie passed away on April 21. He moved to Las Vegas with his family in 1961 and played all the Las Vegas showrooms and lounge orchestras until his retirement in 1993. Join others in celebration of his life and to show appreciation...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • 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 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
  • Blues Brews BBQ Benefit for Fireman Benneman
    Join the other blues lovers at The Sand Dollar on Sat May 19 from 2pm-3am for a H&H BBQ, Blues & Brews Benefit for Las Vegas Fireman Capt Mike Benneman. All music is donated and all proceeds will go to medical expenses for Capt Benneman and his family. They were involved in a head-on collision with a semi, and although lucky to be alive, are in need of a lot...
    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
  • Clint Holmes in “Just Another Man”
    The long awaited and much talked about production by Las Vegas celebrity Clint Holmes premieres June 1 and runs thru June 24 at the Judy Bayley Theatre. Beginning in 1944, the story of the life of Clint Holmes and his parents is followed for sixty years. Holmes is the son of a black jazz singer and a British opera star, the autobiographical musical deals with the biracial...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • 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
  • “Cruisin for Cash” Shark Pool Party @ Golden Nugget
    Every Wednesday in June is “Cruisin’ for Cash” with Mexican Riviera Cruise Getaway for Two and $5,000 in cash prizes each week. Come enjoy the new $30 million pool and shark tank at the Golden Nugget Downtown Las Vegas. You’ll hear great music and take advantage of drink specials. You get 1 FREE ticket for coming to the party, another for joining...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Chris’ Reggae Wine Event @ Flamingo Pool
    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. For information on his monthly wine parties and get on the email invite list, go to his website:...
    by at May 13th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Chicago Blues Busters @ Seven Seas
    Celebrate Mother’s Day with an evening out and some great jazz and blues. Larry “Wild” Wrice, drums, Bruce Harris, keys and Gary Sprewell, bass are appearing from 8p-midnite at Seven Seas. No cover charge. Dress code. 702-647-4688. Seven Seas 808 West Lake Mead Las Vegas NV. Related Chicago Blues Busters @ Rocco Capozzoi’s
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • Free “Summer of Fun” Kick-off @ Cannery
    For those of you looking for free events, the Cannery is offering the Summer of Fun Kick-off on May 26 Memorial Day Weekend @ 4pm. Featured artists are Gary Lewis & the Playboys, Friends of Distinction, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and GoodFellas. Call 702-617-5585 for more info. Check out their website for other entertainment at the Club....
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • 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 A search on ticketmaster turned up a full price for $184.75....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Israel Independence Day @ Venetian
    Another celebration of Israel Independence Day? There was an afternoon event on Apr 29 that I wrote about. It seems the official date is May 14, 1948 for the creation of the state of Israel, a controversial vote by the United Nations that is disputed by many even today. But Israel is going strong and that memorable day is being feted from 12p-4p Sun May 13 with a Mother’s...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 12:05 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
  • 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
  • Blues Open Mike at BBQ
    The Chicago Blues Band Sweetbox often plays on Wednesdays at BBQ Masters Tavern and Woodsmoke Eatery for an open Blues Jam 7:00 pm – 11:00PM. It is officially “Open Mike” so look for a variety of talent to sit in. Call 702-362-7500 for more info. 2650 S. Decatur Las Vegas NV (at Sahara). The Sweetbox group: “Chicago” Joe on lead & rhythm...
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Mother’s Day Dinner Dance
    Treat Mom to a real Mother’s Day appreciation and leave the kids at home for an evening of adult enjoyment on May 12. A special catered buffet dinner with “dance music of yesterday.” Musicians are Carl Grove, sax, Dick Guider, trumpet and flugelhorn, Bob Grundy, drums, Peter Urquidi, keys with Marsha K, vocalist. Tickets are $25 in advance only. There...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Old Time Fiddlers Jam
    The Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association`holds acoustic jams 4 times a month. Acoustic fiddle, guitar, bass and mandolin players are invited to join – all levels welcome. The venues change so call Paul 702-293-0827, email or visit their website The schedule: 1st & 3rd Sat each month – 10am-12:30pm ...
    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