Once upon a time, Las Vegas was a place where a man with a trumpet could have a steady job and union benefits. The Musicians’ Union contract required live music at Strip productions, and harmony, not to mention syncopation, reigned. That all changed in 1989, when, after an epic strike, the union lost the battle over canned tunes. The culture has changed, but the loss still smarts.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products