Life Is Beautiful Festival

The music lineup for the Downtown festival was released today.

Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Major Lazer top the 2016 Life Is Beautiful bill

May 19th, 2016

The music lineup for the Downtown festival was released today.

  • As We See It

    Zappos' CEO sends his Big Rig Jig sculpture to the English artist's Dismaland exhibition in exchange for a work to show at Life is Beautiful.

  • Nightlife

    Roster supplement highlights notable hip-hop program.

  • Music

    Also on the bill: Brandon Flowers, Shamir, Duran Duran, Hozier, Weezer, Major Lazer, Run the Jewels and more.

  • As We See It

    Thierry Guetta is suing LIB for using the festival's titular phrase and its paint-splashed heart logo, which he says he's trademarked.

  • A&E

    With another festival in the books, we take a look back on our favorite photos from LIB's 2014 installment.

  • Music

    The inaugural festival succeeded largely on the strength of surprise. This time, there could be no replicating that initial burst of wonder.

  • Fine Art

    The art component of Life Is Beautiful hit visitors with a multi-sensory wallop, the kind of one-two audio/visual punch taking over the streets outside.

  • Music

    It was worth attending just to see Brian Burton (also known as DJ Dangermouse) perform live.

  • A&E

    Our photographer turned her camera on festival-goers as the sun set over Life Is Beautiful.

  • Music

    From their 9th-grade repertoire to hits from the past two decades, Foo Fighters rocked Las Vegas.

  • Music

    While the quirky musical twists didn’t always match up with the smooth vocals, the production as a whole delivered.

  • Music

    What went down on the Vegas festival's third day?

  • Music

    Frontman Alex Turner can even make singing about a vacuum cleaner sultry.

  • A&E

    Courage, toughness and Superman undies. This is learning at LIB.

  • Music

    And the electronics never overwhelmed the live percussion during the dance-pop act's evening performance.

  • Music

    This was the most Vegas set of Life Is Beautiful—and it was stunning.

  • Dining

    RM Seafood's lobster roll and Sicilian-style slices from Metro. Yum.

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  • Music

    She'll perform his classic concept album "In the Wee Small Hours" on Jan. 12.

  • Chef Talk

    Gordon Ramsay is too famous to do anything quietly, but he gave it a shot by soft-opening his fifth restaurant in Las Vegas on Jan. ...

  • Incidental Tourist

    I am best-suited to determine the exact geographic delineation of one of the most famous destinations in the world. (Okay, maybe not.)

  • Music

    "There’s no way we could cover everything we have. It would have to be a three-and-a-half-hour show."

  • Dining News

    "I cannot wait to share what we have in store for Las Vegas."

  • Music

    He’s done acid in Las Vegas, which he calls “a bad life decision.”

  • Dining

    Corned beef bread pudding Benedict? Yes, please.

  • A&E

    Cole is expanding on his role as Charlie in "Black-ish" with the award-winning show's spin-off, "Grown-ish."

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    The incoming artists are better known in Ibiza, where dance music remains house-centric.

  • Intersection

    Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Bob Marley all played concerts there.

  • Industry Weekly

    The in-demand hip-hop and R&B singer, writer and producer takes his talents to the Cromwell this weekend.

  • Industry Weekly

    The hip resort hosts a pool hiring party on January 18.

  • Intersection

    It could have been a scene straight out of a science fiction thriller.

  • Dining

    Last year, four location added growler fill stations, rotating in kegs of Pizza Port’s Bacon & Eggs coffee porter, Lovelady’s peanut butter-laced Paleo Porter and ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.

  • Intersection

    “I’m telling everybody to go down and buy as much as you can, because tomorrow it may not be there.”

  • Weekly Q&A

    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

  • Film

    Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, a born newspaperman whose only instinct is to publish the Pentagon Papers.

  • A&E

    Potato pancakes, tortas, loco moco and more.

  • A&E

    “I’m not competitive, but I do think I was the greatest strip-club DJ who ever lived.”