After threatening to move the National Finals Rodeo to Florida, the cowboys have renegotiated their Las Vegas Events contract and are here to stay, at least for the next 10 years. Of course, the events company has had to significantly up its bid to an annual $16.5 million plus a $10 million contestants’ purse package, among other stipulations. Do you think LVE should have paid that much to keep the rodeo? If not, which other events could they have spent the money on? Tell us in the comments section below.
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.