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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)

  • 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.

  • Noise

    Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

    Also playing the festival: Melvins, Carcass, Crystal Fairy and Slo Burn, among others.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016

    UNLV looks to get revenge against Duke during Saturday's T-Mobile basketball game.

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

    Did Foley fumble the puck?

  • Intersection

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    The Crapshoot Comedy Festival is three nights of stand-up showcases and live podcasts ... and it's coming our way.

  • Noise

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    “Owner of a Lonely Heart” brought the crowd to its feet, but “Hold On” and “Changes” felt like real time-capsule gems.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

    "This is probably the last time this is gonna happen, so we want to make sure it’s a really good show."

  • 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