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 “When I first came in, I thought, ‘This place is huge,’ but actually, the whole festival is right here,” founder Evan Hagen says, gesturing to the swath of casino from House of Blues to the Events Center. “Overall, it’s the same size as it was, in terms of the footprint—a six-to-seven-minute walk from one end to the other.”

Talking Mandalay Bay setup with Psycho’s festival founder

June 7th, 2019

“When I first came in, I thought, ‘This place is huge,’ but actually, the whole festival is right here,” founder Evan Hagen says, gesturing to the swath of casino from House of Blues to the Events Center. “Overall, it’s the same size as it was, in terms of the footprint—a six-to-seven-minute walk from one end to the other.”

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    The fest's fourth Vegas edition will also feature Electric Wizard, Beach House, Bad Religion, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, The Faint and many more.

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    Also: Salvatore Ganacci at Intrigue and Sarah Brightman at the Smith Center.

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    The Roots, Kurt Vile, Travis Scott, Duran Duran and more.

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    Also on the bill for the fourth-year heavy rock fest at Mandalay Bay: High on Fire, YOB, Kadavar, Perturbator.

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    "The show I’m touring with is the biggest burlesque show in history and it needs to continue to move around the world.”

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    "Everybody wants to see what we can do, but you still have to put a sustainable product out there to get people to come.”

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    The fifth annual Grand Gala takes place May 18 at the Delano's Skyfall Lounge and Rivea restaurant.

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    "Despacito" won big, of course, and two Vegas stars shined.

  • Music

    Also: The Breeders return, Alanis adds a second show and Method Man & Redman hit Brooklyn Bowl.

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    Aaron Benward launched Nashville Unplugged almost nine years ago at Green Valley Ranch Resort and brought it to the Strip in 2016.

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    She’s the perfect embodiment of internet culture, which has flattened time, fetishized nostalgia and emboldened people to slip between different personas.

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    As the singer approaches 50, his vocals remain a high point, his mix of throaty growls and raspy screams sounding near-perfect.

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    Adding a new sports team to Mandalay’s mix—and Las Vegas’—looks like a genius stroke.

  • Music

    Also: Kid Rock and a slew of bookings for Brooklyn Bowl

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    By the end of the night, the crowd had danced, cheered and, in some cases, cried itself to the point of exhaustion.

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