Fremont Street Experience to Host Festival After-Party


Fremont Street Experience to Host Festival After-Party

Featuring performances from more than 15 acts

Fremont Street Experience will host an after-party for the Life is Beautiful Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Sunday, Oct. 27 with free performances under the Viva Vision canopy from 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. each night.

“Every night is a party at Fremont Street Experience and with Life is Beautiful Festival this weekend, the party just got a whole lot bigger,” said Jeff Victor, president of Fremont Street Experience. “As the festival winds down each night, the party is just getting started underneath the canopy as we showcase more than 15 acts from the festival lineup right here on our three stages – all for free.”

With more than 70 musical acts, 60 chefs and restaurants, special performances by Cirque du Soleil and other theatrical productions, world renowned artists and over 35 noted speakers, Life is Beautiful Festival expects to attract tens of thousands of people to Downtown Las Vegas for the new two-day festival. Life is Beautiful Festival is being developed by Aurelian Marketing Group in partnership with Another Planet Entertainment, MAKTUB Marketing and Downtown Project.

Fremont Street Experience Life is Beautiful after-party show schedule:

Saturday, Oct. 26

3rd Street Stage
9:15 – 9:55 p.m.              Buster Blue
10:15 – 10:50 p.m.          Play for Keeps
11:10  – 11:50 p.m.         Creep Magnet
12:10 – 1:10 a.m.            Cosmic Suckerpunch
1:30 – 3:00 a.m.              Coverflow

Main Street Stage
9:15 – 9:55 p.m.             Leather Bound Crooks
10:15 – 10:50 p.m.         Lady Reiko & the Sin City Prophets
11:10  – 11:50 p.m.        Kalsey Kulyk
12:10 – 1:10 a.m.           Brandon Bassir
1:30 – 2:30 a.m.             Mass Distractions

Sunday, Oct. 27

3rd Street Stage
9:15 – 9:55 p.m.             Brandon Bassir
10:15 – 10:55 p.m.         Kalsey Kulyk
11:15  – 11:50 p.m.        Easy 8’s
12:10 – 1:10 a.m.           Cosmic Suckerpunch
1:30 – 3:00 a.m.             BB Soul

Main Street Stage
10:10 – 10:50 p.m.         Paper Tigers
11:10  – 11:50 p.m.        Avalon Landing
12:10 – 1:10 a.m.           My Pet Dragon
1:30 – 2:30 a.m.             HaleAmanO

For complete information on this weekend’s after-party entertainment, visit You can also become a Facebook fan of Fremont Street Experience at: or “Follow” on Twitter at: to get the latest insight and buzz about the after party.

About Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas features Viva Vision, the world’s largest video screen – 1,500 feet long, 90 feet wide and suspended 90 feet above the urban pedestrian mall. Viva Vision features nightly spectacular light and sounds shows with 12.5 million LED lights and a 550,000-watt sound system.  Fremont Street Experience is a one-of-a-kind venue that includes free nightly concerts and entertainment on three stages. With direct pedestrian access to 10 casinos, more than 60 restaurants and specialty retail kiosks, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 17 million annual visitors.


The Green returns to Hard Rock Live Las Vegas, December 29-30, with Common Kings and more

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The Green returns to Hard Rock Live Las Vegas, December 29-30, with Common Kings and more


WHAT: Hawaiian reggae quartet, The Green, will return to Hard Rock Live Las Vegas, located inside Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip on Sunday, December 29and Monday, December 30with Common Kings and other special guests, including ST1, ForTwentyDaze, One Pin Short, and Haleamano.

Formed by four friends in Oahu in 2009, The Green blends roots reggae with traditional Hawaiian vibes, creating an unmistakable island sound that has brought multiple awards and critical acclaim to the rhythmic group. Made up of soulful singer Caleb Keolanui, often referred to as the “harmony master,” guitarist J.P. Kennedy, who contributes powerful and captivating vocals, keyboardist and vocalist Ikaika Antone, and singer and guitarist Zion Thompson, the group harmoniously masters vocals and instruments.

The Green is currently promoting the release of their recent album, Hawai’i ’13, which has been met with rave reviews by critics. Their self-titled debut album, The Green, reached number three on the Billboard’s Reggae Chart and remained in the Top 10 for 25 weeks.

For both shows, The Green will be joined by the soulful, fun-loving Common Kings, whose head-rocking beats, infectious rhythms, and emotive melodies create a dynamic and impassioned sound. Producing phenomenal pop hits infused with their love for Polynesian roots; rock, reggae, and R&B influences; the Common Kings create a live show that is as soothing as it is exhilarating.

The group’s impressive resume includes sold-out shows in Hawaii, Los Angeles, Guam, Tokyo, and Australia, a dedicated legion of fans, and more than seven million YouTube views of their independently produced hits, including “Alcoholic,” “Wade In Your Water,” “No Other Love,” and “Fly.”

The Green and Common Kings will be joined by ST1 and ForTwentyDaze on December 29, and One Pin Short and Haleamano on December 30.

Sunday, Dec. 29 and Monday, Dec. 30
8 p.m. doors
Ages 18 and up

Hard Rock Live Las Vegas
3771 Las Vegas Blvd S. (Across from Monte Carlo)
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Tickets are $22 in advance and $26 day of show. Two-day passes are available in advance for $40. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Hard Rock Cafe Box Office or at

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Life is Beautiful Festival Presents the Final Downtown Las Vegas Music Showcase, August 2nd

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Life is Beautiful Festival Presents the Final Downtown Las Vegas Music Showcase, August 2nd 


WHAT:  Life is Beautiful Festival presents the final monthly Downtown Las Vegas Music Showcase at the popular community and cultural event, First Friday. Geared towards providing a platform for the best musicians in the Las Vegas Valley, each month, the L.I.B. festival hosts free local concerts at varying venues with the intent of showcasing and selecting a few homegrown acts to play at the highly-anticipated festival this fall.

The Music Showcase will feature five stages throughout the Downtown area, boasting an impressive lineup of talent from different genres, joined by unique vendors, food trucks and indoor/outdoor bars.

Attendees will want to make sure to stop by the Life is Beautiful Festival booth to enter for a chance to win one of five pairs of GA tickets to the highly anticipated two-day music, food, art and learning festival. The winner will be selected at 11:30 p.m. on the Friday Stage and must be present to claim their tickets.


The August 2nd  Showcase will feature five stages presenting the sounds of:

First Stage

Friday Stage


Artifice Stage


Bar + Bistro Stage

Arts Factory Stage


WHEN: Friday, August 2, 2013
Performances from 6 p.m.- 12 a.m.
Open to the public (all ages)

WHERE:First Friday- Downtown Las Vegas- See Map
First Stage- 1013 South Art Way, Las Vegas, NV 89101 ‎
Friday Stage-1013 South Art Way, Las Vegas, NV 89101 ‎
Artifice Stage- 1025 S 1st St #100, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Bar + Bistro Stage – 107 E Charleston Blvd #155, Las Vegas, NV 89104
Arts Factory Stage- 107 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104

L.I.B. is being developed by Aurelian Marketing Group in partnership with Another Planet Entertainment, MAKTUB Marketing and Downtown Project. Additional Festival information including tickets, music and chef line-ups will be released at a later date. Visit and sign up to receive information updates via email. Connect with the Life is Beautiful team socially at and


Smash Magazine presents the Roots Reggae Uprising at Henderson Events Plaza


Smash Magazine Presents:

Roots Reggae Uprising featuring Tribal Seeds with special guests

Fortunate Youth, ForTwentyDaze, HaleAmanO, One Pin Short and more

Smash Magazine presents Roots Reggae Uprising featuring Tribal Seeds, along with special guests Fortunate Youth, ForTwentyDaze, HaleAmanO, One Pin Short and more on Saturday, October 20 at Henderson Events Plaza (200 S. Water Street). Gates open at 4 p.m. Tickets are $17 in advance, $21 day of show, plus any service charges and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online at This is an all age show. 21+ will have bar access with valid ID.

From San Diego, California, award-winning reggae group Tribal Seeds have become known for their spiritually driven, refreshing rock vibe they have infused with the roots style of reggae music. They have received critical praise and awards for their music. The EP Soundwaves peaked at #2 on the Billboard Reggae chart.

Fortunate Youth is a collaboration of South Bay reggae musicians. The group’s 2011 album Irie State of Mind climbed to #2 on the iTunes Reggae Charts and peaked at #13 on the Billboard Reggae chart. The band is in the process of writing and recording a new album with hopes of a fall release.

ForTwentyDaze formed in 2004 while students at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A reggae group that will make you dance and vibe all night long with their greatly influenced Island Culture, the band fills their music with sweet harmonies and smooth melodies. The band’s EP That Day is available on iTunes.

HaleAmanO is a Las Vegas based reggae band. They have played for three years together at many events and venues around the Las Vegas area. Their musical influences include Bob Marley, Steel Pulse and New Generation of Island Reggae.

Firmly planted in the West Coast via the Old School, One Pin Short are the faces of New America. They are a band made up of kids whose parents are Mexican, Hawaiian, Filipino, and Jordanian and whose musical influences are just as multi-cultural. Drawing on the traditions of reggae, punk, ska, jazz, blues and rock, they create a sound that mixes an island vibe with an underground attitude.

For more information, please visit .

Pure Aloha Festival brings the aloha spirit to Silverton Casino Hotel

Pure Aloha Festival brings the aloha spirit to Silverton Casino Hotel

Festival celebrates its 11th annual Spring event with weekend full of activities


Silverton Casino Hotel and Vizzun Entertainment present the 11th Annual Pure Aloha Festival running all weekend from April 19 to 22 outside at the Silverton parking lot. The two-fold event feature a Hawaiian festival and comedy/concert series.

Pure Aloha features more than 100 island craft and merchandise booths, authentic food vendors and amusement rides. While guests shop and dine on ono (delicious) food, they will be entertained by local halau performances and bands. General Admission tickets for the festival are $7 and can be purchased at the event gate. Discounted rates for Seniors (Age 55+), Military with ID and children (ages 5 to 10) get in for $5.



                                    Thursday, April 19                  4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

                                    Friday, April 20                      4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

                                    Saturday, April 21                  11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

                                    Sunday, April 22                     11 a.m. to 9 p.m.



Augie T featuring music by Mahi — Friday, April 20. Veil Pavilion: Doors open at 7 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 day of show.


Katchafire, Rebel Souljahz and Haleamano  — Saturday, April 21. Veil Pavilion:  Doors open at 5 p.m. with the show at 6 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 day of show.


*Concert ticket purchase includes entry into Pure Aloha Festival


About Vizzun Entertainment
Vizzun Entertainment is a Las Vegas-based company that specializes in producing Hawaiian and Pacific Island festivals, concerts and comedy shows. Known for its annual event, The Pure Aloha Festival, Vizzun Entertainment has grown the festival from a single day event to a 4-day Hawaiian extravaganza featuring live entertainment, island food, craft vendors and amusement rides. Vizzun Entertainment has established itself as an industry leader, bridging the gap between the culture and lifestyle of the islands to the Las Vegas community. For more information on Vizzun Entertainment, please call (702) 499-5731 or visit


About Silverton Casino Hotel
Silverton Casino Hotel offers 300 deluxe rooms and suites and world-class amenities all located within an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed resort. Silverton Casino Hotel is home to a variety of restaurants and dining options, including the Seasons Buffet, the 24-hour Sundance Grill, Shady Grove Lounge, Twin Creeks Steakhouse and the new, Mexican-inspired Mi Casa Grill Cantina. In addition to the 165,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 90,000 square feet of gaming with over 2,000 slot machines and 30 table games, an intimate poker room and the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge. The property features a 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium with more than 5,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish, which was voted “Best Free Attraction” in the Best of City search® 2008 awards. Silverton Casino Hotel is located at I-15 and Blue Diamond. For more information, please call (702) 263-7777 or visit