The night before the Super Bowl, the greatest linebacker in the history of the game, Lawrence Taylor, had his own LT Bowl at Tao. He was there celebrating his birthday, as well, with the Nature Boy, Ric Flair. It was basically the exact scenario of our dream birthday party when we were 9, except for some reason Skeletor and Cobra Commander weren’t there, too. That night also saw Lions quarterback Matt Stafford in Marquee’s Boom Box Room, as no Lions are allowed by NFL rule to be within 500 miles of the actual Super Bowl.
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.