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The 18th annual event fostered crowds as large as ever, a sense of community as strong as ever and, most importantly, performances as memorable as ever.

Punk Rock Bowling report: Sunday at the festival

May 31st, 2016

The 18th annual event fostered crowds as large as ever, a sense of community as strong as ever and, most importantly, performances as memorable as ever.

  • Kats Report

    Being a legend affords a certain latitude: You get to make fun of whatever and whomever whenever you like. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend reminded ...

  • Music

    Flag, Youth Brigade, The Exploited and more.

  • Music

    Like any Biafra show, it was part punk-rock concert, part political rally and part performance art.

  • Kats Report

    The Kats Report Bureau once again was ensconced at Composers Showcase of Las Vegas on Wednesday night, and it was a genuine Hall of Fame ...

  • Music

    Vegas has some seriously heavy bookings lined up for the end of May.

  • Nightlife

    "Every time we play it, gorgeous women want to throw their thong at me, and you can’t be mad at that."

  • Industry Weekly

    The crew rolls through fresh off a totally unsurprising win for Top Dance/Electronic Song at the Billboard Music Awards.

  • Industry Weekly

    Drizzy delivered hit after hit, performing far longer than the average club set.

  • Nightlife

    Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas is the one time when “Turn Down for What” is a truly legitimate question.

  • Music

    Talking his growth as an artist, how moving to the West Coast has influenced his music and the challenges of remixing Deftones.

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    The English goth icons' dense, swirling music found an ideal mate in the intimate Chelsea, and frontman Robert Smith was in fine voice and spirit.

  • Intersection

    Really, if you’re a DJ working in Vegas, you owe part of that to AM."

  • Music

    Even though Aesop Rock lacks radio hits, his fans remain dedicated, showing up in full force.

  • Music

    "It gets crazy on Fremont Street. It’s already crazy. I was just out there on a Tuesday, and it was just packed with nutjobs. And ...

  • Kats Report

    Monday By the Numbers is a mix of clipped hair, concrete, champagne and, most important from our friends at Cirque du Soleil, a healthy splash ...

  • Kats Report

    The Billboard Music Awards telecast is more than just an awards show. It’s a live-performance spectacle, fashion show, means to make a cultural/political statement and ...

  • Music

    The 20th anniversary of electronic music's biggest festival includes upgraded stages, programmed with both veterans and up-and-comers of various styles.

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    How many arenas are too many? How many are enough? In Las Vegas, we’re about to find out. Announced last week was a partnership between ...

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    Taking the lead from his legendary father, Bill Boyd, the founder and executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, continues to enrich the community with his vision ...

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    When we refer to the scene in VegasVille as a participation sport, the overnight opening-night party at Jewel is what we’re talking about. The club ...

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    The Las Vegas Sands has announced plans to build a 17,500-seat concert hall behind its Venetian and Palazzo casinos. The company said it was partnering ...

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    The lineup of the 2016 Electric Daisy Carnival has been announced, and the field of artists rivals the great expanse of the host venue, Las ...

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    Sometimes we refer to him as Zowie Bowie, other times just Chris, but regardless he always brings the party. Chris Phillips-as-Zowie Bowie filled ...

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    There are literary deadlines, and there are the deadlines of life. Holly Madison understands both. The due date for her second child and second book ...

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    Bob Arum knows weird. In 1973, he promoted Evel Knievel’s attempt at clearing the Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls, Idaho, in a rocket cycle. ...

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    It was a uniquely Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” Gala type of moment when the guy on the Segway custom-painted with metallic flames arrived ...

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    Tommy Wind Theater is a cozy family operation housed in the 21,000-square-foot fortress that was once Club Utopia and most recently Boulevard Theater across from ...

  • Nightlife

    Vegas pool parties are typecast and pigeonholed as some sort of Spring Break that never ends, but the experience varies greatly from club to club.

  • Incidental Tourist

    Beer Park has picnic tables, chilled-out rooftop views of Bellagio’s fountains and Bavarian-style sausages. Easy fun.

  • Kats Report

    The Kats Report Bureau once again was ensconced at Composers Showcase of Las Vegas on Wednesday night, and it was a genuine Hall of Fame ...

  • Kats Report

    The Billboard Music Awards telecast is more than just an awards show. It’s a live-performance spectacle, fashion show, means to make a cultural/political statement and ...

  • Reviews

    Our collective appetite for deep-fried, ranch dressing-dipped food existed long before Fieri got famous.

  • Kats Report

    He kept saying it, in the run-up to the party, during and after: “This is overwhelming.” We know the feeling because when Tony Bennett closed ...

  • Kats Report

    Monday By the Numbers is a mix of clipped hair, concrete, champagne and, most important from our friends at Cirque du Soleil, a healthy splash ...

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    Pin Up remains property of the Stratosphere and won’t close unless Strat officials authorize such a move. But with the success of MJ Live, and ...

  • A&E

    Shaking free of tourist-trap conventions, the Downtown institution broadens its offerings to reflect a diverse clientele, the Vegas community and the changing face of organized ...

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    "It gets crazy on Fremont Street. It’s already crazy. I was just out there on a Tuesday, and it was just packed with nutjobs. And ...