Look, we don’t want to make a big thing about this, but your mom? She needs to get out a little more. Don’t ask us how we know. And when she and dad swing through town and want to get a little taste of that Las Vegas nightlife you keep going on about, Voodoo at the Rio is the spot. It’s not just that a fruity, sweet Witch Doctor is both boozy enough and doesn’t-taste-boozy-enough to get her on the dance floor like it’s 1976 all over again. It’s just that they can spend so much time admiring the view, they have a focal point for when they want to willfully ignore the fact that you’re mercilessly hitting on a 22-year-old nursing student from Akron.
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 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.