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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.

Story Archive

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • 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

    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

    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.

  • 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

    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.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    The co-creator of local music institution and touring tribute sensation Yellow Brick Road is a full-time Las Vegan again.

  • A&E

    Monday, May 27, 2019

    His fans know him best as a repeat champion on “Dancing With the Stars” and more recently as a judge on Jennifer Lopez’s NBC series “World of Dance,” but ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, May 26, 2019

    It’s the perfect side dish for a backyard barbecue or a lovely summer lunch all by itself.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    You wouldn’t expect a woman to steal the spotlight in a show about male strippers, yet that’s exactly what she does.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    Diplo, Rick Ross, Mark Ronson and more.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    “We feel very much at home in Vegas. The Above & Beyond show we do everywhere else does work there.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 23, 2019

    Samantha Duenas is bringing the six-year anniversary tour of her 143 party—a monthly R&B jam in LA that has expanded along with her reach—to JEMAA, the NoMad Pool Party, on May 24.

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    Meek Mill brings the party to Drai’s on May 24.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    Jenna Palmer, Projekt X, VAVO and DJ Capello splash down at the Flamingo.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    “It’s about time,” Questlove told Las Vegas Weekly last month. The Roots bandleader/drummer and Janet Jackson fanatic attended the Rock Hall ceremony with Jackson’s group, and she called him “my biggest champion” during her speech.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 16, 2019

    His off-the-wall style and humor are on display in the new video for his tech house-ish track “Horse,” which captivated Skrillex enough to snag the song for his OWSLA imprint.

  • A&E

    Sunday, May 12, 2019

    The local tavern group has purchased six Putter's bars and has already opened five.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 9, 2019

    “I think I’m kind of like everyone’s lucky rabbit foot,” he says of his sustained success in Vegas. “I was there when people were saying this would never work, one of very few people saying, no, electronic music can work.”

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 2, 2019

    “There’s always electricity in the room there,” the ‘Late Night’ host says.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 2, 2019

    R.U.N will be an action-packed, acrobat-free, immersive stunt-fest, and it sounds like the most dramatic move in the company’s 25-year history on the Strip.

  • A&E

    Thursday, May 2, 2019

    The Roots’ drummer DJs at On the Record and JEMAA this weekend.

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    Kaskade hits KAOS with Breathe Carolina.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, April 30, 2019

    What would happen if a blockbuster Hollywood action movie was combined with a creative Cirque du Soleil stage production? The Las Vegas Strip will find out in a few short months when the brand-new show “R.U.N” opens at the Luxor on October 24.

  • A&E

    Monday, April 29, 2019

    So many great bands have made the Strip their home through the years, turning casino lounges and showrooms into the most buzzed-about parties in Las Vegas. The must-see band of the moment is the Bronx Wanderers, who paid their Vegas dues for ...

  • A&E

    Sunday, April 28, 2019

    Sharks at the Palms has an exciting menu of small plates, tacos built on house-made purple corn tortillas, sushi and sashimi and ceviche offerings, flavorful Latin side dishes like crispy rice with chorizo and wild mushrooms, and ...

  • A&E

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

    Upcoming events include Dillon Francis on May 2, new resident SayMyName on May 3, Galantis on May 4 and Afrojack on May 9.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    Last month Sting announced a new greatest hits-style album, “My Songs,” is coming out on May 24, with new versions and reinterpretations of 15 of the most celebrated songs of his career. What better place to revisit one’s hits than Las Vegas?

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    Marshmello returns to KAOS.

  • 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.”

  • 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 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

    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

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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

  • Hot Spots

    Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    Gorgon City hits KAOS Dayclub on April 21.

  • 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 ...