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Concerts, films, albums, books! Your guide to the cultural onslaught from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

Fall A&E Preview: Concerts

August 27th, 2015

Concerts, films, albums, books! Your guide to the cultural onslaught from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

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  • “Six years ago, smart meters were pretty rare. Today, 60 million consumers have access to detailed information about how much energy we use, how we use it, when we use it."

    “Six years ago, smart meters were pretty rare. Today, 60 million consumers have access to detailed information about how much energy we use, how we use it, when we use it."

  • The immediate message from the show’s producers is that it will resurface in Las Vegas and the move is because the show is seeking a more hospitable venue. The show is a partnership of Cirque du Soleil’s theatrical division and ...

    The immediate message from the show’s producers is that it will resurface in Las Vegas and the move is because the show is seeking a more hospitable venue. The show is a partnership of Cirque du Soleil’s theatrical division and ...

  • Crown & Anchor Pub is slated to anchor this essential spot, so it's time to take stock before the construction dust settles.

    Crown & Anchor Pub is slated to anchor this essential spot, so it's time to take stock before the construction dust settles.

  • Medical marijuana was approved by voters in 2000, but it’s taken lawmakers more than a decade to set up a way for patients to legally acquire it.

    Medical marijuana was approved by voters in 2000, but it’s taken lawmakers more than a decade to set up a way for patients to legally acquire it.

  • Researched and written by Friends of Red Rock Canyon volunteers, Seekers, Saints & Scoundrels portrays the people drawn to the mountains.

    Researched and written by Friends of Red Rock Canyon volunteers, Seekers, Saints & Scoundrels portrays the people drawn to the mountains.

  • In the past eight months, eight cyclists have died on local roadways.

    In the past eight months, eight cyclists have died on local roadways.

  • If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.

    If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.

  • The President gets his own branded candy.

    The President gets his own branded candy.

  • Plus, Super Fly Disco Night at Triple B, The Thing With 2 Heads at Golden Tiki, Rita Ora at Drai's and even more.

    Plus, Super Fly Disco Night at Triple B, The Thing With 2 Heads at Golden Tiki, Rita Ora at Drai's and even more.

  • The Vegas nightclub staple is back at his new home, Omnia, this weekend.

    The Vegas nightclub staple is back at his new home, Omnia, this weekend.

  • The annual has come a long way since its beginnings in Green Valley. Check out what's in store this year.

    The annual has come a long way since its beginnings in Green Valley. Check out what's in store this year.

  • Also, Lucky Foo's is reviving the legendary Red Dragon party for one night in September.

    Also, Lucky Foo's is reviving the legendary Red Dragon party for one night in September.

  • The Grammy winner brings his Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway tour to Drai's Nightclub August 28.

    The Grammy winner brings his Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway tour to Drai's Nightclub August 28.

  • Here's where to find laughs this fall.

    Here's where to find laughs this fall.

  • From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.

    From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.

  • Also this week: a new exhibit at the Mob Museum exploring how dirty soccer can be.

    Also this week: a new exhibit at the Mob Museum exploring how dirty soccer can be.

  • Buzz Osborne and his Melvins are coming to the Sayers Club.

    Buzz Osborne and his Melvins are coming to the Sayers Club.

  • To understand the breadth of this performance, we must start at the end.

    To understand the breadth of this performance, we must start at the end.

  • When he’s locked in like that, few bands can come close.

    When he’s locked in like that, few bands can come close.

  • "Don’t forget us. We are Motörhead, and we play rock 'n' roll.”

    "Don’t forget us. We are Motörhead, and we play rock 'n' roll.”

  • The band's live show hinges on the singer's liberating philosophy.

    The band's live show hinges on the singer's liberating philosophy.

  • It's another attempt to seduce American rock radio.

    It's another attempt to seduce American rock radio.

  • Things move in an incrementally positive direction with the Baltimore band's fifth record.

    Things move in an incrementally positive direction with the Baltimore band's fifth record.

  • This is not a crossover attempt. He glances in your direction and expects you to leap into his world.

    This is not a crossover attempt. He glances in your direction and expects you to leap into his world.

  • The pair churns out smooth, vibey neo-soul.
  • Garrett's philanthropic organization, the Maximum Hope Foundation, hosts a celebrity poker tournament on September 19 at MGM Grand.

    Garrett's philanthropic organization, the Maximum Hope Foundation, hosts a celebrity poker tournament on September 19 at MGM Grand.

  • Revealing the mystery and explaining details.

    Revealing the mystery and explaining details.

  • It's "just the right amount of insanity.”

    It's "just the right amount of insanity.”

  • From Johnny Depp in a gritty biopic to the retro-fueled insanity of Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, fall films are ready to thrill.

    From Johnny Depp in a gritty biopic to the retro-fueled insanity of Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, fall films are ready to thrill.

  • Despite the drastic changes in TV-viewing habits in recent years, the major broadcast networks insist on rolling out dozens of new shows in early fall.

    Despite the drastic changes in TV-viewing habits in recent years, the major broadcast networks insist on rolling out dozens of new shows in early fall.

  • On September 19, one of the greatest, most influential films of all time marks its silver anniversary

    On September 19, one of the greatest, most influential films of all time marks its silver anniversary

  • WAYF is set up like an EDM version of Entourage.

    WAYF is set up like an EDM version of Entourage.

  • C'mon, guys! These were obvious.
  • At one time, it might have made sense for Owen Wilson to demonstrate his range by starring in a grimy thriller.

    At one time, it might have made sense for Owen Wilson to demonstrate his range by starring in a grimy thriller.

  • A history lesson with occasional drama.

    A history lesson with occasional drama.

  • Diary is based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s semi-autobiographical graphic novel and set in San Francisco in 1976.

    Diary is based on Phoebe Gloeckner’s semi-autobiographical graphic novel and set in San Francisco in 1976.

  • Exploring issues of race and gender in Eden.

    Exploring issues of race and gender in Eden.

  • There’s a bright, popping freshness to the flavors at this new Thai restaurant.

    There’s a bright, popping freshness to the flavors at this new Thai restaurant.

  • If all goes well, the chef says, he’ll end up with multiple restaurants that serve sandwiches. This is a world where fine-dining folks can make bank at fast-casual.

    If all goes well, the chef says, he’ll end up with multiple restaurants that serve sandwiches. This is a world where fine-dining folks can make bank at fast-casual.

  • Get ready for an end-of-summer beer bash August 28-30 at Mandalay Bay Beach.

    Get ready for an end-of-summer beer bash August 28-30 at Mandalay Bay Beach.