Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Entertainment Schedule – May & June Listings

MAY & June 2017

The Art of Rap, Scars & Stripes Festival, Punk Rock Bowling and Dirtybird BBQ Las Vegas to Take Over Downtown Las Vegas





Dirtybird BBQ Las Vegas
Saturday, May 20
Tickets start at $40


Dirtybird, Collective Zoo and Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) will bring the first Dirtybird BBQ to Las Vegas. Featuring great food and saucy sets from DJ favorites, the musical lineup includes Claude Von Stroke, Justin Martin, Eats Everything, Shiba San and much more. Tickets can be purchased online at

Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival
Saturday, May 27- Monday, May 29
Tickets start at $50 for a single day pass


Celebrating its 19th year, Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival will head to DLVEC for a three-day event featuring some of the best music around Las Vegas. Each day will include exciting performances from groups such as Iggy Pop, Bad Religion, Cock Sparrer, Pennywise, FIDLAR, Me First & The Gimme Gimme’s and many more. Tickets can be purchased online at




Scars & Stripes Festival
Saturday, June 3
Tickets start at $89


Rock powerhouse 3 Doors Down will headline the Scars & Stripes Festival at DLVEC on Saturday, June 3. Proceeds from the all-day music event will go to three veteran groups in the Las Vegas community, including the Nevada chapter of Pets for Vets.


The Art of Rap
Saturday, June 17
Tickets start at $10


Legendary hip hop event, SiriusXM Backspin Presents The Art of Rap Festival, will return to DLVEC this summer with an all-star lineup. Following Ice-T’s critically acclaimed 2012 documentary Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap, the successful festival has played to massive crowds all over the country. Commemorative to the documentary and past festivals, guests can party with performances by Ice-T, KRS-One, Big Daddy Kane, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Mobb Deep, ONYX, DJ Chuck Chillout and Lovebug Starski.


About Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
Located at the corner of Third St. and Carson Ave. across from the D Las Vegas, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) can accommodate up to 11,000 guests and features state-of-the-art stage, sound and lighting. The open-air design is inviting to both tourists and locals and offers the perfect spot for concerts, conventions and other large-scale events. Embracing the uninhibited spirit of Downtown Las Vegas, the venue plays host to a line-up of curated events including premier concerts, food festivals, boxing matches and more. The venue was also the first entertainment arena in Las Vegas to accept Bitcoin as currency. For more information, visit or follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @DLVEC.