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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is Las Vegas Weekly's Managing Editor, having previously served as Arts & Entertainment Editor, Music Editor and a Staff Writer for the magazine. A graduate of Cornell University, he's an obsessive album listener who can typically be found earphoned, discovering new artists or digging deeply into favorites' back-catalogs. He's also a voracious sea urchin eater; if you have a celestial uni spot to recommend, please drop him a line.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Music

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    From Katy Perry to Kiss, Ty Segall to Phish, fall's concert calendar is packed with notable names.

  • Music

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    A retro treat from the 1980s power-pop greats.

  • Music

    Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

    The new shows end before some of the old ones started. Really.

  • Music

    Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

    "I approach live music as a party, not a concert," says Jason Scoppa, the man behind the venue's design and concept.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Boise's indie veterans headline the Bunkhouse's reopening bash on August 25.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    There's lots of musical goodness flowing our way.

  • Music

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Also on the schedule: a throng of local acts, including Most Thieves, Ekoh and The Big Friendly Corporation.

  • Music

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    It picks up from last year’s 'Cyclops Reap' writing-wise, but in a less fuzzy, less fragmented sonic environment.

  • Film

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    The two franchises are set to premiere their second installments on Syfy.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Cool new J5 feature: The group takes requests.

  • Noise

    Thursday, April 25, 2013

    The Men, performing Wednesday at the Bunkhouse.

  • Noise

    Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

    Mike Watt (left) gestures toward the drums during Saturday's Missingmen show at Vinyl.