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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

    Monday, March 13, 2017

    Sunday’s de-facto headliner delivered a blissful wall of guitar noise that relented only when the foursome departed for its next gig.

  • Noise

    Saturday, March 11, 2017

    The show was to feature 11 acts—each wholly or partially comprised of female musicians—playing to an all-ages crowd at Arts District warehouse Inside Style.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 8, 2017

    Whether it's Downtown or on the Strip, these watering holes will satisfy to start your night out.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    Smart setlist construction helped build the mood, with songs presented in mini-blocks from the metal band's three albums.

  • Noise

    Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

    Also new to the bill: Psychic TV, Earthless and ex-Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley.

  • Noise

    Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

    The three-night total: 77 songs, without a repeat. That’s how you take over a venue.

  • 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.

  • 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