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Brock Radke

Brock is an award-winning writer 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 more. 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, Sept. 12, 2019

    The most noticeable difference: the addition of a convertible general admission standing-room area on the main floor right in front of the stage.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019

    There's another new addition to executive chef Vincenzo Scarmiglia's menu of authentic Italian favorites at the Shops at Crystals.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

    It incorporates characters you’ll recognize from the Western genre, like saloon girls and the singing cowboy, but they’re woven into a simple narrative that connects each act and creates a different kind of energy from the variety-show shenanigans of ‘Absinthe.’

  • A&E

    Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

    Apple has been using danceable singles “Drinkee,” “Best Friend” and “Batsh*t” for iPhone and Apple Watch commercials since 2015.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019

    The Chainsmokers at EBC, DJ White Shadow at JEMAA and more.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019

    Def Leppard and Aerosmith are here, and Journey and Foreigner are coming.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019

    Three more new eateries are coming to the Strip-adjacent part of the luxury mall.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019

    Meth and Red appeared together this year on E-40’s “Keep on Gassin,” but you might better remember the magical 2017 weed rap collaboration “Mount Kushmore” with Snoop Dogg and B-Real.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019

    The show is designing motorcycle stunts like you’d see at extreme sports competitions in large arenas that will have to fit onstage in the 1,500-seat Vegas theater.

  • A&E

    Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

    The opening scene of the Blue Man Group’s show at Luxor has the famous trio of silent characters producing sounds and making music by rotating tubes and banging on plastic pipes ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019

    This classic Chinese-American dish has become a fast favorite at the new Summerlin restaurant.

  • A&E

    Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

    There was little doubt Def Leppard’s new engagement at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater would be successful. The British band, newly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has been filling much larger venues in Las Vegas for tour stops in recent years and played another concert series, “Viva Hysteria,” at the Joint at the ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

    Ben Ruttner and James Patterson have been bringing delicious big-city vibes to the NoMad Pool this summer, and they’re back for another round on August 17.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

    The newest single is the infectious “Loco Contigo,” which opens with a megahook by J Balvin before an extra-elastic verse from Tyga.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

    “We’ll have weekends with a lineup of touring comedians, but for the most part, it will be bigger names that have played the Strip that we’re bringing Downtown for a great price point.”

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019

    Dillon Francis spins at XS on August 16.

  • A&E

    Monday, Aug. 12, 2019

    "It starts out smooth and sophisticated, but by the end of the night you’re a little giddy on your feet."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

    “Rock is more accepted [as a residency show] and that’s cool ... It feels like a whole new Vegas, more modern and digital and swanky. I like that a lot, and on my day off I can go see stuff you can only dream about.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

    Marino will open his new show at a center-Strip property in February.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019

    Robby Hauldren and Freddy Kennett grew up skateboarding and watching extreme sports on TV. Now, as Louis the Child, they’re supplanting pop-punk to become the main sound of the X Games.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

    “By the third show of my Wynn residency, I realized that I got the green light from fans to experiment. I think I can play the music I give at festivals and bring that energy to the club here.”

  • Taste

    Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

    Rikki Tiki's new $28.88 all-you-can-eat menu offers fresh fish and imaginative sushi roll creations.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019

    The long-term goal is to play the room before ‘Fantasy’ when Carrot Top takes a break, so expect to see more Bradshaw if all goes well onstage.

  • A&E

    Sunday, July 28, 2019

    Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan opens this week at the Miracle Mile Shops.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Walking through feels like next-level Vegas sensory overload, a colorful carnival of things to touch and play and Instagram.

  • A&E

    Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Headlining will be Mustard, who’s having a moment with the recent release of ‘Perfect Ten,’ his highest-charting album ever.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    Are you ready to step inside a chocolate chip cookie?

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    Wiz Khalifa at Drai’s, Kygo at EBC, Skrillex at KAOS and more.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    I returned to the Treasure Island Cirque show January for the first time in more than a decade and was blown away by its otherworldly staging and cohesive blend of comedy and fantasy.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 27, 2019

    “These days I break away from trance every now and then to explore music further and to create music more freely. But trance is the backbone of my life, and therefore I will never leave it.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Opium’s Dusty Moonboots, performing at Ribbon of Life 2018.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Last week she dropped the Right Party EP on fellow Wynn Nightlife resident Diplo’s Mad Decent label, a summer-appropriate collection of new and previously released songs that should ignite dancefloors all season long.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Highlights include the original handwritten lyrics for “Walk This Way” and a 13-foot neon sign used in the Honkin’ on Bobo tour.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 17, 2019

    Country pop superstar Shania Twain, the first and only woman to receive CMT’s Artist of a Lifetime Award and the recent recipient of Billboard’s Icon Award, will begin new Las Vegas Strip headlining residency “Let’s Go!” at ...

  • A&E

    Monday, June 17, 2019

    The club’s grand opening event generated plenty of buzz over the big fight weekend, thanks to an all-star roster of surprise performers that joined ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, June 16, 2019

    There's always something new on the menu at Ferraro's.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Apex Social Club has expanded its rooftop hours at the Palms. Guests can now take in the panoramic Vegas views from 7 to 10 p.m. with no cover charge at the Clique Hospitality hot spot.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Love is one of the rare Strip productions that has kids in the cast; Zack is part of a foursome that plays the younger Beatles during a few sequences.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Most of today’s Strip regulars play 30-45 concerts per year here. Dion was always here, always onstage, and that was the plan from the very beginning.

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 13, 2019

    Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal has hosted pool parties here, DJ’d at venues like Rehab and Chateau in recent years and was even an investor in the iconic Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 10, 2019

    It plays like a greatest-hits collection of familiar circus acts with no breaks in the action.

  • A&E

    Sunday, June 9, 2019

    She debuted a new song, "Flying On My Own," and said goodbye with a heartfelt performance of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."

  • A&E

    Sunday, June 9, 2019

    "It’s a neighborhood restaurant and we didn’t put any definition on it outside of that. As long as it’s cohesive, the flavors can come from wherever we want.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 6, 2019

    Imagine the beautifully wild potential of a company like Spiegelworld creating a show for the former Intrigue space at Wynn.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 6, 2019

    Hotel pools, water parks, pool parties, community pools, great poolside menus and more!

  • A&E

    Thursday, June 6, 2019

    Axwell and Ingrosso have performed and recorded as a pair for five years but are on official hiatus for the SHM reunion; this different duo should provide a unique sonic party.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 3, 2019

    “I wanted to give the audience something they haven’t seen in this venue."

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    The singer has always been recognized first for her powerful, soulful voice, but right behind that, for her chameleonic and influential sense of style and fashion.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Brian Newman After Dark is at the NoMad Restaurant, a jazz-infused ode to vintage Vegas with plenty of craft cocktails and guest performers from New York City, Las Vegas and beyond.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Intrigue Nightclub will be used as a private event space.