Staff List > Brock Radke > Stories

Contact

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

    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

    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

    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

    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 in Las Vegas, 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

    "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

    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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    “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 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

    One of the essential elements of the party has been taking place in the hidden Vinyl Parlor, which hosts guest “startenders” on weekends—elite bartenders from other cities showing off their mixology skills. On Wednesdays, the startenders are locals, and shining the spotlight on Las Vegas’ incredible cocktail culture and personalities is a win-win for On the Record.

  • 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

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

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Competition breeds creativity, and that’s what brings us to the Barbershop Cuts & Cocktails, Clique Hospitality’s second project at the Cosmopolitan, launching its grand opening weekend March 15.

  • A&E

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Taylor Dayne performs at the Silverton this weekend.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

    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 ...

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

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

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019

    Fabolous drops into Drai’s.

  • 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

    “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

    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.