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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.

Story Archive

  • 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

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

  • 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

    “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

    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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

    Motown icon Smokey Robinson has performed at many different casino venues on and off the Strip over the years, but tonight marks his Wynn Las Vegas debut. And the 78-year-old crooner with the buttery smooth voice and golden-green eyes is excited to be back on the Strip, especially since it’s a short trip to the Encore Theater stage from ...

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

    Fabolous drops into Drai’s.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

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

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019

    7Five's first beer, Training Day Golden Ale, will be available in cans in March.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019

    She’s also set to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    Cirque is still planning an annual community event at Springs Preserve for 2020, but it will take a new form. “That will be revealed in 2020. “There’s a lot of excitement as we are putting all possibilities on the table.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    Nora En Pure, Alan Walker, Anna Lunoe and more.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

    “If you’ve been to our original sushi place in New York, you know it’s kind of an awkward space. But we like awkward spaces. The new one is also long and narrow and evokes that same feeling. It’s funky.”

  • A&E

    Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

    The Australian quartet marks 10 years starring on the Strip and three decades performing together this year.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

    Diablo's Cantina takes a more authentic turn with executive chef Saul Ortiz, a native of Mexico City known for crafting authentic cuisine ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    “The idea was inspired by these terrific parties in Paris and Brussels on rooftops and thinking about how that would work in Las Vegas.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    Emmet moved to Las Vegas with his family at age 15 from Rochester, New York, and graduated from Faith Lutheran High School.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    “It’s the inclusive exclusive party. The emphasis has always been inviting everyone to participate and connecting through music and maybe fashion. We don’t want to have people thinking they need to be a certain way or dress a certain way. Everyone’s included.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

    “We saw Shania [Twain’s] and Garth [Brooks’ residencies] and we’ve been talking about trying to fall somewhere in the middle of that.”

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

    The 13th annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit culinary festival will be back on the Las Vegas Strip May 9-12 with another talented lineup of celebrity chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers and mixologists. Resort partners represented this year include ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

    The band's new "Sin City Residency" opens on August 14.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

    Mayer Hawthorne hits On the Record on February 15.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019

    Deuces Are Wild will feature never-before-seen visuals and audio from Aerosmith recording sessions.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019

    Las Vegas is one of the greatest restaurant cities in the world but so many terrific dining options can make it difficult to choose your destination for Valentine’s Day. Here are 14 possibilities for ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    “We still notice that whenever we play in Vegas, electronic music and uptempo stuff is still loved by people. It has a real party vibe, and that’s what people come to Las Vegas for, to party!”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    “I really, really care about everyone that comes to the show. I like having conversation time in my shows. I want people to know I’m listening. I can hear more about them, and they can hear more about me.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    When it opens at the Tropicana on February 11, the stars will be Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Whitney Houston and—wait for it—Lady Gaga.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

    He’s a a FOMO-inspiring jetsetter with 11.5 million followers, bouncing between Italy, Miami, Ibiza and every other global hot spot, sharing his unique sense of style, workout regimens and party methodology along the way.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

    Civillico performs Wednesday nights on the Strip, travels constantly for corporate work and still finds time for nonprofit work in Las Vegas and beyond.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019

    The menu changes with the seasons and some of the current highlights include grilled octopus, beef and pork meatballs and ricotta ravioli.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

    Two commercials set to air during the Super Bowl will announce the iconic Las Vegas property's new name.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019

    “I know who I am as a person, but I’m a very strange dude when it comes to music.”