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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  • A&E

    Music, food and fun will take over the Fremont Street Experience this weekend, from 11 a.m. to midnight February 25 and 26.

  • Intersection

    Among the additions to the area: More buildings and facilities, more retail and housing—and more doctors.

  • Dining

    For a young city still blooming in the desert, Las Vegas has some deep soul-food roots.

  • Music

    The California goth-punk veterans are an efficient hard-rock machine, as they proved over the course of 70 minutes.

  • Music

    The three-night total: 77 songs, without a repeat. That’s how you take over a venue.

  • Reviews

    SoCal transplant Matt Meyer tosses Asian and Latin flavors into the mix of a massive menu.

  • Industry Weekly

    The celebrated chef’s Japanese restaurant at MGM Grand offers adventure for all.

  • Dining

    At $2 or less per, you can get a filling meal for a few bucks.

  • Intersection

    The revitalization of the area has been projected for years. Naturally, we have ideas.

  • Industry Weekly

    The man behind Casa Fuente and the new Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace has a new headquarters off the Strip.

  • Music

    Also: Young the Giant, Kidz Bop and Katchafire.

  • Dining News

    Get ready for a Wagyu feast at Andiron, a top wines reception at Aureole and local brews with barbecue in Henderson.

  • Industry Weekly

    The Backstreet Boys and Ricky Martin join the big-name production boom.

  • A&E

    Find these retail jewels from Buffalo Exchange to Dinosaurs & Roses.

  • Industry Weekly

    We're ready to start summer early this year. Are you?

  • Intersection

    Not only is ax-chucking a thing outside of lumberjack circles, it has spread to Las Vegas, because Las Vegas.

  • Intersection

    Long part of the university's V-Day tradition, the play will be produced on campus for the last time on Saturday.

  • A&E

    Also, catch Heat and Soul at Henderson Events Plaza and poet Morgan Parker at UNLV this week.

  • A&E

    The annual charity event, now in its fifth year, raises money for communities in need.