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Brock Radke

Brock is an award-winning writer and reporter who has been documenting life in Las Vegas for 20 years. He currently leads entertainment coverage for Greenspun Media Group's family of publications including the Las Vegas Sun, Las Vegas Weekly magazine and Las Vegas Magazine with a focus on Las Vegas Strip shows and concerts, nightlife, dining and celebrities. Brock is also the producer and host of the All The Vegas and Sun on the Strip podcasts.

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  • A&E

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    It’s no surprise that the two renovated and rebranded properties that continue to generate all the big buzz in Las Vegas—Park MGM and the Palms—both made it a priority to develop a new dayclub experience.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    Also, Tenors of Rock just moved from Harrah’s to Planet Hollywood, The Bronx Wanderers incorporate a multitude of genres and hits into their new show at the Linq and Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Hideaway just opened at 1 OAK Nightclub at the Mirage.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    It’s one of three off-Strip restaurant concepts he’s assembling, set to open at Buffalo Drive and Warm Springs Road in late spring or early summer.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    “I don’t have to stick to one genre all day. All the pool parties are good vibes, positive music, a lot of dance, and then I go into the hip-hop and I like to surprise them with the rock songs. I love open format.”

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    Gorgon City hits KAOS Dayclub on April 21.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    It’s rare that a show with so many different kinds of performances maintains such consistency from act to act.

  • A&E

    Monday, April 15, 2019

    When Caesars Palace announced plans to renovate and upgrade the Colosseum last week, entertainment executives were eager to talk about the different kinds of musical acts that might perform at the iconic Las Vegas Strip theater ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, April 14, 2019

    Avocado and fried eggs are the perfect toppings for this healthy, anytime meal.

  • A&E

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    The SBE nightclub and lounge will be replaced by a new concept this winter.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 11, 2019

    “On my records, up until now, it’s always been, ‘I’m a DJ and this should be fun, so let’s come up with a cool beat and someone write a riff.’ This is the first time it’s not like that. It’s more about, ‘Let’s start with something that has emotional resonance, then figure out what the right beat is for it.’

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 11, 2019

    It’s the perfect pre- or post-show meeting spot if you’re hitting the Chelsea or catching Opium, but it packs plenty of its own programming, too.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    The face-lift will included updated bars and lobby space, new upholstery on all the seats and an extensive video, sound and light upgrade. Also, VIP seating in the middle sections of theater will be gussied up and expanded to accommodate greater demand.

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    The Chainsmokers return to XS.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, April 9, 2019

    The former Alex restaurant space will become Delilah in spring 2020.

  • A&E

    Monday, April 8, 2019

    KAOS is an instant success, because it builds on everything that’s come before it.

  • A&E

    Friday, April 5, 2019

    When these five singers hit the stage to perform classic rock favorites, they really make each song their own.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Her serene, uplifting music she creates has been classified as deep house or indie dance, and those unique sonic sensibilities have propelled her up the ranks on the festival circuit, including one of her biggest gigs yet at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival last month.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Reggaeton favorite J Balvin is a KAOS resident artist and a big part of opening weekend, best known for his ubiquitous 2017 hit “Mi Gente,” which famously topped the charts when Beyoncé jumped on the remix.

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    "I’m all about showtime. I take it very seriously. You’ve got to be ready because there are a lot of shows going on in Vegas every night and people could choose to see any of them."

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    When its feisty cast trashes its stage, furiously throwing and kicking everything out of the way so there’s room to dance, you’ll want to join in.

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    Dee Jay Silver finds Daylight for ACM weekend.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 2, 2019

    Warwick has a new album and a big honor coming up in May.

  • A&E

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    Sensationally stacked with the music of Billy Joel, Elton John, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and others, it blasts through 90 minutes without stopping for a breath.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    Also, Temptation Sundays, the longest-running gay pool party in Las Vegas, returns for its 10th season on May 12.

  • Taste

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    To celebrate the big anniversary this summer, the restaurant is revving up with new chef Tylor Urias and a refreshed menu.

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    Snoop Dogg at Drai’s and San Holo at Marquee.

  • A&E

    Monday, March 25, 2019

    The Strip's favorite ventriloquist, singer and comedian is constantly challenging himself and his upping his game.

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 24, 2019

    Owner Nina Manchev set out to create an Eastern European culinary experience that dabbled in Spanish flavors.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    “The technology in the space will blow you away. When you incorporate the talent, art, sound capability, all of the LED and all of the entertainment options, it’s an incredible experience.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    “It sounds dumb, but it’s easy to forget something when you’re coming to Vegas. We’ve got guys coming in wearing a full suit … They literally need shirt, shoes, everything.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    The Israeli DJ will create a series of Rumors events in Las Vegas before and after summer.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    “I think people underestimate the importance of Las Vegas in the craft cocktail scene. We all know it’s a big drinking destination, but when I moved to the U.S. in 2006, there were two cities leading the way—New York and Las Vegas.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    On Wednesdays, the Vinyl Parlor’s startenders are locals, as OTR shines a spotlight on Las Vegas’ incredible cocktail culture and personalities.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    The Southern California-born country star can't wait to get back on the Vegas stage.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Carl Cox stops by Encore Beach Club for Art of the Wild.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    “I see a lot of people showing they care about doing something, but I don’t feel like there’s a platform yet that really brings it all together and allows all these artists and influencers to coordinate their actions and make sure they’re really getting the most out of what they’re doing. That’s what the Heartfeldt Foundation is going to be.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    It’s an old-school grooming parlor and hangout, open every day from 10 a.m. until midnight on the northern end of the casino floor. And at night, musical programming will mix live sounds with DJs and include cover bands, Tuesday karaoke, rock, R&B and more.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Taylor Dayne performs at the Silverton this weekend.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    I listened to “While My Guitar” in the playback room while watching the Love performance onscreen, and an audio engineer isolated each track during the song. Just strings, just guitar, just Harrison’s wistful voice. It was magical, like he was in the room with us.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Diplo hits Intrigue on Friday, March 15.

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 10, 2019

    Make this hearty, authentic Irish dish in your own kitchen for St. Patrick's Day.

  • A&E

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    Robbie Williams performed as his Robbie Williams persona for nearly two hours Wednesday night at Encore Theater, the first of 15 headlining shows at Wynn Las Vegas, but after singing his best-selling single “Angels” he seemed to come out of character if only for a moment ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 7, 2019

    The chance to see an arena act in an intimate environment is just one reason why Migos at Drai’s remains such a special experience.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 7, 2019

    Drake’s superstar residency at XS has been made official. He’ll perform again at the Encore megaclub on May 4 (helping to celebrate XS’ 10-year anniversary) and May 18.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    Galantis stops at EBC on March 9.

  • A&E

    Sunday, March 3, 2019

    Thanks to the Vegas Golden Knights and other sports and entertainment offerings, Las Vegans are spending more time having fun on the Strip than ever before. The Sun’s new Strip for Locals series is designed ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019

    There’s nothing like some serious snowfall to get you ready for pool season. Lucky for you, in Vegas we get our snow and then swing open the doors to the dayclubs less than two weeks later.

  • Business

    Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019

    Less than five months after Bellagio set a new standard for luxury and grandeur on the Strip—and just before the Venetian and Paris opened—Mandalay Bay was a different kind of game-changer, a resort that really seemed to have something for everyone.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019

    Clique Hospitality has launched Elevate Thursdays at the 55th-floor Apex Social Club, a weekly deep-house party starring DJ Paul Ahi. Also stirring up some serious buzz is Mr. Coco, the luxury cocktail hideaway created by legendary mixologist Francesco Lafranconi.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

    Fabolous drops into Drai’s.