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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, 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

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

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

    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

    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 ...

  • 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

    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

    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

    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.