On a typical Saturday night in Las Vegas, megaclubs on the Strip are bursting at the seams. Patrons wait for hours in line to pay escalating cover charges and empty their wallets on one drink at the bar. But those looking to hear some sexy house music without blowing their budget on a cover charge (or who want to avoid being crushed by the crowds) make the trip north to 516 E. Fremont St. for Vanguard Lounge. Talented local DJs keep it real and give those club hits a rest in the intimate space with a casual vibe and strong signature libations. Definitely a place to take a break from the typical, where the plastic party people thankfully don’t dare to roam.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products