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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is the Editor of Las Vegas Weekly, having previously served as Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment 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)

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

    UNLV looks to get revenge against Duke during Saturday's T-Mobile basketball game.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

    Did Foley fumble the puck?

  • Intersection

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    The Crapshoot Comedy Festival is three nights of stand-up showcases and live podcasts ... and it's coming our way.

  • Noise

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    “Owner of a Lonely Heart” brought the crowd to its feet, but “Hold On” and “Changes” felt like real time-capsule gems.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

    "This is probably the last time this is gonna happen, so we want to make sure it’s a really good show."

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

    Tickets are on sale now for the heavy-rock fest's second Vegas edition, scheduled for August at the Hard Rock Hotel.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016

    When you name your band Diarrhea Planet, it defines you, in the crappiest way possible.

  • Noise

    Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016

    The true magic came early in the second set, during the jamming portion of TV on the Radio cover “Golden Age."

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016

    Halloween brings out some weird human behavior, so this year we went with it and created a way to determine the holiday’s ultimate stomach stuffer.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

    “Whenever music is performed publicly, there’s an obligation to make sure the songwriter is being compensated properly."

  • Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch, Tuesday night at the Bunkhouse.

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

    So many choices ...

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Uni Udon