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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is the Editor of Las Vegas Weekly, having previously served as Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment Editor and a Staff Writer for the magazine. A graduate of Cornell University, he's an obsessive album listener who can typically be found earphoned, discovering new artists or digging deeply into favorites' back-catalogs. He's also a voracious sea urchin eater; if you have a celestial uni spot to recommend, please drop him a line.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Intersection

    Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

    Extreme Thing has gone dark again and ACM’s Party for a Cause has transformed.

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

    Gaga's got her work cut out if she's gonna catch up with Left Shark.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

    The indie band followed its hour-long set with ... an hour-long encore.

  • Noise

    Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

    Also on the bill: Bash & Pop, fronted by The Replacements' Tommy Stinson; Chicano Batman; and LVL UP.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

    The garage-rock great and famed producer/engineer Steve Albini occasionally fumble its collaboration.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

    Those who witnessed 2013's epic Strip performance likely won’t risk missing the follow-up.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

    Five memorable contributions from the Dead's one and only bass player.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017

    "Obviously, it’s quality first. I don’t want to just have filler."

  • Noise

    Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016

    The punk-rock icon is set to play his first Vegas set in a decade.

  • Noise

    Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

    The primo seats at the Strip's newest music venue appear to be those in sections 201 through 205.

  • Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch, Tuesday night at the Bunkhouse.

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

    So many choices ...

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Uni Udon