Posts Tagged ‘Live music’

  • Ragtime Music & George Hamilton Green
    On Tues May 1 the University Forum Free Lecture Series presents the Ragtime Music for the Xylophone and Marimba Band: The Contribution of George Hamilton Green, considered a virtuoso of the genre. The “novelty music” gained wide spread popularity in the 1920’s and is the mainstay of college percussion programs. The UNLV Percussion faculty and the Ragtime...
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • 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
  • 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
  • Live Music at Fado Irish Pub
    No cover charge on Thursdays for live music at Fado Irish Pub. Here’s something for you who live in the S.E. of the city. The Skip Eaton “Souled Out” Trio includes Alfredo Alvarnega, percussion and Robert Edwards, bass. Must be 21. 702-407-8691 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Henderson NV Related Live Music Every Day of the Week, Outdoor Concerts @ Wooloughan’s...
    by at April 26th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • 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
  • Gathering of the Brits
    Andy Walmsley and Steve Lee, a couple of British ex-pats, decry the fact that the English are so well acclimated to life in Las Vegas that they don’t hang out together. They’re trying to change that by hosting their first big party and hoping that a contingent of the approximately 30,000 natives of Great Britain will turn out. The UKLV (United Kingdom Las...
    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
  • Sand Dollar Blues Marathon
    We had a marvelous musical experience last night at Sand Dollar. This is really the place to go for blues in Las Vegas. And you have the opportunity to get a taste of the best of the blues groups this Saturday Apr 21 when the 17th Anniversary Celebration starts at 2:00 pm and goes through til 3:00 am with 10 bands. All Day/All Night! There is a dancefloor, full bar...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Paul Stubblefield @ Bugsy’s
    Paul Stubblefield has a new drumming gig on Tuesdays at Bugsy’s from 7:30p -10:30p. Paul is a classy gentlemen with just the right showmanship. The sound is mellow, soulful, full of rhythm, polished and professional. There will be open mike, presenting one of those golden opportunities in Vegas to get surprise talent and top notch entertainment. Bugsy’s...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 05:04 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
  • Free Harp and Opera lunch hour
    Take your lunch and enjoy the music of harpist Carolyn Gott and opera singer Stephen Plummer from noon to 1pm, Fri Apr 20. The event is hosted by the City of Las Vegas. Venue is the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse Downtown Las Vegas. Call 702-229-4614 for more info. Admission is free. Light refreshments available.
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Marilyn Monroe at Josette’s Bistro
    Catch two blonde bombshells Sat Apr 27 at Josette’s Bistro. Josette LeBlond Pink Productions is staging a Cabernet Dinner Show with Miss “Marilyn Monroe,” otherwise known as Linda Angeline. Josette promises an evening of sultry entertainment, great French cuisine and some fine wines. Ms Angeline is one of the foremost Marilyn impersonators and has performed...
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • 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
  • Kevin Spirtas Musical Afternoon
    You might know Keven Spirtas best from his role as Dr. Wesley on “Days of Our Lives.” But Kevin has vast experience from Broadway and cinema as well as TV. A veteran Broadway performer, he has also appeared in regional theatres across the country. Join him for a musical afternoon called “Night and Days,” Sun Apr 29 3pm. Tickets $10 advance/$15...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival
    Get ready one of the hottest Jazz Festivals of the season, #13 of the City of Lights Jazz and Rhythm & Blues Festival right here in Las Vegas on Fri Apr 20 and Sat Apr 21. Promoter Michael Schivo puts together talent he considers “fresh, funky and cutting edge.” He has an eye for groups that are just about to break big, so it is always exciting to see...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Nadler & Sullivan in “Always”
    Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan performed before a sold-out house two years ago and now they are back in “Always: The Love Story of Irving Berlin.” This is a celebration of the great music of Irving Berlin and an intimate look into the heart of the artist himself. Tickets are $10 in advance/$15 day of performance. Sun Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm at the Charleston Heights...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch @ the Renaissance
    Easter was extra special at the Envy Steakhouse with the regular Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch made more festive by colorful dresses and fanciful bonnets. The smooth, “feel good” music of Ghalib Ghallab, vocals and keys, the mellow Kenny Clark on sax and Ghalib’s own son, Jahard, on drums set the gracious and elegant mood. Smooth Jazz 105.7 was on hand to...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Tommy Thompson Around Town
    Tommy Thompson and his group have a loyal following around town. They play a very energetic, danceable type of music that could be classified as jazz. Below is a schedule of their appearances in May & June. For more info see TommyThompsonProject.com Jul 17-22 9p & 10:30p Sahara Hotel & Casino/Casbar Lounge 2 shows nightly. 2535 Las Vegas Blvd So Las Vegas...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • 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
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry White, vocalist and pianist with his Quintet, and Quintessence led by drummer John Nasshan and...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 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
  • Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    This Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice creation is presented by Signature Productions, directed by Steve Huntsman and Leslie Fotheringham. The production is staged until April 28 at Summerlin Library Theatre. Tickets are $22 adults/$20 seniors & students/$15 ages 3-12. Please, no children under age of 3. 702-507-3860 1771 Inner Circle Las Vegas NV For more info...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 09:04 pm