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Life Is Beautiful Festival

Also on the Downtown music fest’s bill: N.E.R.D., St. Vincent, Travis Scott, Justice and many more.

The Weeknd, Arcade Fire, Florence + The Machine lead Life Is Beautiful’s 2018 lineup

April 24th, 2018

Also on the Downtown music fest’s bill: N.E.R.D., St. Vincent, Travis Scott, Justice and many more.

  • Music

    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.

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    The second annual Summer Cookout raised more than $18,000 for Three Square Food Bank.

  • A&E

    Randall has been training and perfecting his act for years in preparation for the World Championships of Magic.

  • NewsAllSports

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  • A&E

    He used his first show back at Caesars Palace to debut some songs from his upcoming 30th studio album.

  • Nightlife

    Los Angeles-based Houston Hospitality will open the changing resort's new nightclub on New Year's Eve.

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  • Dining

    “I’m not adding mayos or mustards or vinegars that don’t belong. It’s very basic, and that’s what people like about it.”

  • NewsAllSports

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  • Music

    Last weekend she Instagrammed, “omg getting close #prayforme.”

  • A&E

    This year's benefit production boasts a cast of 150 from 30 different Las Vegas shows.

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  • SportsFeaturedVegas Golden Knights

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  • Nightlife

    “You can’t be crowned the king of the party without running through Vegas.”

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The executive director of Golden Rainbow talks about the organization's upcoming fundraising events, his passion for helping those living with HIV/AIDS, and the increasing rate ...

  • Nightlife

    The nightlife executive has witnessed the scene’s evolution since the late ’80s, while moonlighting as a DJ.

  • SportsSports Betting

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  • Dining

    Three chefs from three different restaurants will to collaborate on a family-style menu.

  • Stage

    The source material has also inspired three hit movies, including 1998’s ‘You’ve Got Mail,’ with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

  • Music

    “There’s a lot of young women of color who look up to me and thank me for representing them … it’s definitely a new thing, ...