(co-founder The Beach Boys) and Jeff Beck (Yardbirds) will perform
live in Las Vegas as part of a co-headlining North American Tour.
The show will make a stop at The Pearl inside Palms Casino Resort on
Oct. 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $69, plus any additional service
fees. Throughout late September and October, the tour will also take
the two legends to New York City, Toronto, Washington DC, Boston and
several other cities. Wilson’s former band mates Al Jardine and David
Marks will join Wilson and Beck.
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FREAKLING BROS. RETURNS IN OCTOBER FOR 21ST ANNIVERSARY
Freakling Bros is proud to announce The Trilogy of Terror , including
“Circus of Horrors,” the newly-renovated “Castle Vampyre” and the
world-famous “Gates of Hell,” Nevada’s first and only R-rated
attraction will return Oct. 4, marking its 21st anniversary as a
stand-alone haunt in Las Vegas. The Trilogy of Terror will operate
from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday — Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight on
Fridays and Saturdays, as well as Wednesday, Oct. 30 and Thursday,
Oct. 31. Dates of operation will be Oct. 4-6 , Oct. 10-13 and Oct.
Established in 1976, Freakling Bros., creators of Las Vegas’ premier
haunted attractions, unveiled the city’s first free-standing haunted
attractions in 1992, later introducing the industry’s first
six-trailer, self-contained mobile attraction, paving the way for a
new concept in haunted houses that would sweep the country.
“The Trilogy of Terror is back for what promises to be our scariest
season yet,” said Duke Mollner, founder of Freakling Bros. “What
started in our home more than 30 years ago has grown into one of most
terrifying and distinctive haunted attractions in the United States.”
Located at 2321 N. Rainbow Blvd. (Smoke Ranch and Rainbow) at the AMC
Theatres Rainbow Promenade 10, Freakling Bros. The Trilogy of Terror
will operate from 7 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and from
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday — Thursday. Tickets are $12 for “Circus of
Horrors” and “Castle Vampyre” and $15 for “Gates of Hell.” Line-pass
t-shirts are available for $10 and are valid all month. Discounts are
available for combining houses and multiple visits, including the $30
“Freak Pass” for all three haunts and the $40 “All You Can Scream”
pass. To enter the “Gates of Hell” you must be at least 17 years of
age or accompanied by an adult, and you must sign a consent form.
For more information on the The Trilogy of Terror , call 362-FEAR or
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SCREAM IT LIKE YOU MEAN IT TOUR AT HENDERSON EVENTS PLAZA OCTOBER 22
Smash Magazine brings fans the Scream It Like You Mean It Tour with
headliner Story of the Year with special guests Capture The Crown,
Like Moths To Flames, Hawthorne Heights, Set It Off and I Am King on
Tuesday, October 22 at 5 p.m. at the Henderson Events Plaza located at
200 S. Water St., Henderson, Nev. 89015. Tickets are $21 in advance
and $24 day of show. Tickets are on sale now and available through
www.ticketfly.com. This is an all ages show.
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GOLDEN NUGGET ANNOUNCES SAUCY NEW SHOW
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas welcomes saucy and exciting new show,
Spank! The Musical to the intimate 600-seat Showroom, October
18-November 9, 2013.
The Fifty Shades Parody is the hilarious new musical that brings all
the naughty fun of the best-selling book to life.
General admission ticket prices are $35 or $45 for premium seating and
$55 for VIP seating (plus tax and fee). Tickets are now on sale and
can be purchased by calling 866-946.5336, or visiting
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VEGAS MUSIC SCENE HAS A HEART! ANNOUNCES BENEFIT FOR MT. CHARLESTON
More than a dozen of Las Vegas music makers and comedians will take
the stage on Saturday, Oct. 12 to raise money for the Southern Nevada
Conservancy in “Las Vegas Music Scene Has a Heart! Benefit for Mt.
After suffering devastation due to the Carpenter One fire in July, the
much needed funds will go back to assist restoration efforts on Mt.
Charleston. Bringing together some of Las Vegas’ favorite bands and
performers, this unique event is held at the The Hideaway (3369 Thom
Blvd. Las Vegas). Doors open at 7 p.m. with the benefit beginning at
Tickets are available for $5 at the door. Las Vegas Music Scene Has a
Heart! Benefit for Mt. Charleston is a 21 years and older event. The
benefit is sponsored locally Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR), Sailor Jerry’s
Rum and Stoli.
Local comedians Angie Krum and Charlie Stone emcee the evening of
music featuring Smashing Alice, Heavy Honey, Whiskey Southern Band,
The Bones-Las Vegas, Systemec, Stickman Shadow and the Stoney Curtis
Band. Acoustic performers including Emily Kyle, Kevin Kennedy, Brian
Sylvester, Suze Homewrecker and Max Rico will showcase their unplugged
talent, and comedians Jeremy Young and Jason Harris will perform short
laughter inducing sets. As the evening ends, audience members will be
treated to a special All-Star Jam session featuring former Aerosmith
and world-renowned guitarist Jimmy Crespo and friends.
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LAS VEGAS-BASED BAND TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM
The Bones, a Las Vegas-based rock & roll band is set to launch its
first album titled “What Would Ginger Do?” with a record release party
at Count Vamp’d on Friday, Oct. 18 at 9:30 p.m. This is the first
record of original music for The Bones. There are 12 tracks, all
written by singer/guitarist Patrick Vitagliano, including songs titled
Dandelion, Space Girl, What Would Ginger Do?, Valentine, Pussycat, The
Marcia Brady Song, Catholic Girls to name a few. The record will be
available for purchase on iTunes, select record stores and Las Vegas
venues where The Bones perform.
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LON BRONSON BAND AT CLUB MADRID
On Thursday October 10 the Lon Bronson band we begins a residency at
Club Madrid inside Sunset Station. There is no cover charge and the
show starts at 9 p.m..
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FLAMINGO SHOWROOM NAMED AFTER DONNY & MARIE THROUGH 2014
Flamingo Las Vegas has renamed its iconic showroom the “Donny & Marie
Showroom” after America’s most beloved brother-sister duo, who, after
recently celebrating their five year anniversary at the property,
signed an extension to perform through 2014.
“It’s only fitting that we rename our showroom for Donny & Marie,
whose show is not only sold out night after night, but has been named
the ‘Best Show in Las Vegas,’” said Eileen Moore, regional president
of Flamingo Las Vegas. “Donny & Marie have become one of the staple
entertainers on the Strip and they’ve truly become part of our family.
We’re proud to have them call the Flamingo ‘home’ and be part of our
“Donny and I are so flattered to have the showroom at Flamingo Las
Vegas renamed after us, which has been a wonderful second home,” said
Marie. “We are incredibly blessed to have the opportunity to continue
performing for packed houses through 2014. Who would have thought we
would still be here when we first signed a limited six-week engagement
back in 2008?”
Donny & Marie perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday — Saturday in the Donny &
Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas. Tickets range in price from $95
– $260 (plus taxes and fees) and are available at the Flamingo Box
Office, by phone at (702) 733-3333 or (800) 221-7299 or by visiting
the website www.flamingolasvegas.com.
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COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR DAVID NAIL TO PERFORM AT SANTA FE STATION
Country music superstar David Nail is returning to Las Vegas,
alongside special guests Brothers Osborne, for a performance at Chrome
Showroom inside Santa Fe Station on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m.
Tickets for David Nail are $19, $29 and $39 plus tax and applicable
fees and go on sale Friday, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
and guests under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be
purchased at anyStation Casinos Reward Center and The Fiestas, by
logging onto www.sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at (800)
745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com. For complete tour details, visit
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ALICE IN CHAINS AT THE PEARL OCT. 26
Multi-platinum rock band Alice In Chains will make a stop on their
North American tour at The Pearl inside Palms Casino Resort on Oct. 26
at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $90, plus any additional service fees.
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MARK KNOPFLER TO PERFORM AT THE PEARL OCT. 25
Celebrated British guitar hero Mark Knopfler to perform at The Pearl
inside Palms Casino Resort on Oct. 25, 2013 at 8 p.m. Tickets start at
$59, plus any additional service fees. To celebrate the release of
Privateering , out September 10 on UMG’s Verve Records , Knopfler will
play four dates on the west coast. These dates will be the first
opportunity for fans to hear Privateering material live.
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THE IMPROV AT HARRAH’S: OCTOBER 15 — 20
The world-famous Improv at Harrah’s Las Vegas is the longest-running
comedy club on the Las Vegas Strip. The Improv’s ability to showcase
young comedians, as well as bring in big names, has attributed to its
longevity and success .
Each week, The Improv showcases three of the funniest and freshest
faces in comedy, creating a show that is always unique and definitely
funny. The comedians who will perform October 15-October 20 are:
John Henton: Actor and comedian, John Henton, dates his career back to
the ‘80s, when he won an amateur night contest. A few years later,
Henton moved to Los Angeles where he started his stand-up comedy full
time. He won the 1991 Johnny Walker National Comedy Search and was
spotted on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.” After making
appearances on several other television programs, Henton starred in
his own half-hour comedy special, “John Henton: Comedy with an
Michael Palascak: Michael Palascak is a biographical comedian. From
momentous life moments like becoming an uncle to everyday experiences
like getting parking tickets, Michael tells his comedic stories using
sarcasm and ironic naiveté. His stand-up is clean and original, yet
with a youthful style. In the last 3 years, Palascak has been on “The
Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”
and “The Late Show with David Letterman.”
Matt Markman: Matt Markman has been regularly performing in the Las
Vegas comedy scene for several years, becoming a crowd favorite with
his uniqueself-deprecating attitude and delivery. Markman won the
“Crazy Jay Comedy Competition” judged by George Wallace, Anthony Cools
and the cast of Absinthe. He performed at the successful “Backyard
Comedy Show” and placed third in the World Series of Comedy. Markman
regularly opens for Anthony Cools at Paris Las Vegas.
Shows are at 8:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Tickets are
$29.05 or $44.95 (plus applicable taxes and fees) for VIP tickets that
include special seating, an Improv t-shirt and post-show
meet-and-greet with the comics. Special two-for-one tickets are also
available for locals for the 10 p.m. show. Tickets are available at
Harrah’s Box Office (702-369-5223) and online at
Jerry Fink is an entertainment columnist for the Las Vegas Tribune
newspaper and writes a weekly column. To contact Jerry Fink, email him
at jfink@ lasvegastribune.com.