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Best Options: Blink-182, Reggae in the Desert, Junefest and more for your Las Vegas weekend


David Becker Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus bring Blink-182 back to the Pearl this weekend.

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Summertime shows up with full blast this weekend. If you’re not checking out one of Saturday’s outside music celebrations, slip onto the Strip for some comedy at Treasure Island or an all-star pairing at Mandalay Bay.

JO KOY One of Vegas’ favorite comics– he went to UNLV for a while and still has family and owns a neighborhood dining establishment in the area– is back on the Strip at Treasure Island Friday night. Capture Jo Koy work on material for his upcoming funny unique to be recorded in Hawaii. June 8, details at < a href=" http://www.treasureisland.com/shows/event-headliners" target=

_ blank “> treasureisland.com. BLINK-182″ Kings of the Weekend” is the name of a track from Blink-182’s latest album, “California.” It’s likewise the name of the pop-pink band’s new residency at the Pearl Theater, and it’s extremely appropriate in describing the month of June at the Palms, where Blink will be partying nonstop, on the weekends. June 8-9, details at < a href="

http://palms.com/pearl-theater.html” target =” _ blank” > palms.com. REGGAE IN THE DESERT Las Vegas’ largest yearly reggae celebration and event of all things Caribbean opens at twelve noon Saturday at the Clark County Amphitheater in downtown Las Vegas. Besides the numerous arts and food vendors, this year’s fest features musical visitors consisting of Collie Buddz, Third World, Iya Terra, Kabaka Pyramid, Cocoa Tea, Mighty Diamonds and more. June 9, details at < a href=" https://www.reggaeinthedesert.com/" target=" _blank “> reggaeinthedesert.com. Related material

JUNEFEST KKLZ Radio’s rock spectacular at the Sunset Station Amphitheater in Henderson brings Grammy winner (and one-time star of Strip production program “EFX”) Rick Springfield to the phase, in addition to throwback acts Starship including Micky Thomas and Berlin featuring Terry Nunn. The party begins at 5 p.m. Saturday. June 9, information at stationcasinoslive.com.

KESHA & & MACKLEMORE Her legal battles with her former manufacturer continue however it’s not stopping Kesha from staying on her pop-star-comeback grind. Her diverse trip with Seattle rapper Macklemore storms into Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday night, bringing his hits “Thrift Store” and “Can’t Hold United States” and hers, from “Tik Tok” to “Hoping.” June 9, information at mandalaybay.com.

Best options: ‘Phantom of the Opera,’ Bush, Junefest and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Neil Krug Bush carries out at the Foundry at SLS on June 2.

JOSH TURNER Las Vegas has actually ended up being a strong market for established country music stars and rising young skill, too. As he just released his 5th record, Punching Bag, 39-year-old Nashville-born Josh Turner falls someplace in the middle. Catch his neotraditional, bluegrassy take on country at the Tropicana Theater Friday night. June 2, details at 800-829-9034 or troplv.com.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA This reinvention of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary production– put together by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh with design by Paul Brown, outfits by Maria Bj√∂rnson, choreography by Scott Ambler and phase direction by Laurence Connor, checking out Las Vegas at the Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall– has been hailed as a Phantom for the next generation. The traditional rating will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, and those who captured the formerly beloved Vegas version at the Venetian will not be dissatisfied by the special impacts here, including the climactic chandelier drop. June 2-4 and 6-11, information at 702-749-2000 or < a href=" http://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/the-phantom-of-the-opera/" target=" _blank

” > thesmithcenter.com. BUSH The revamped area called the Foundry at the just recently sold SLS Las Vegas has actually gone an extremely particular path recently, scheduling smooth jazz concerts to complement its resident comedy program from Saturday Night Live duo Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey. However there’s at least one legitimate rock show left for this space, as Gavin Rossdale and his accomplices in Bush make good on their rescheduled gig from November. It’s a cool space to see a show, if you have not gone to yet. And: free parking, still. June 2, 702-761-7617 or foundrylv.com.

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JUNEFEST 2017 Traditional rock radio champion KKLZ commemorates with this annual outdoor fest at the Sunset Station Amphitheater, headlined this year by REO Speedwagon (“Cannot Combat This Feeling” and “Keep On Loving You”). Also in the mix for the Saturday concert are previous Eagles lead guitarist Don Felder and Martha Davis & & the Motels. June 3, information at or stationcasinosevents.com. SCARS & STRIPES The Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center, situated behind the D Hotel & & Casino simply off Fremont Street, is the new Vegas house for all sorts of taking a trip and one-off music celebrations. Later this summer, a rap fest, a regional radio rock fest and ’80s and ’90s dance parties are gone to the DLVEC, and on Saturday, Mississippi-born rockers 3 Doors Down (“Kryptonite” and “Be Like That”) heading Scars & & Stripes with assistance from Asking Alexandria, Hellyeah, Pop Evil and 13 other rock acts. June 3, details at 800-745-3000 or dlvec.com.