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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.

Friday, June 8, 2018|2 a.m.

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: Chris Rock, Brian Setzer, Reggae in the Desert and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP Chris Rock brings his Overall Blackout tour to the Strip this weekend.

Friday, June 9, 2017|2 a.m.

. The triple digits have arrived however there’s still time to capture a cool outdoor performance prior to summertime ends up being main and temperatures get up into the teens– and there are 2 festival events downtown on Saturday. Have a look at these other huge deal music and funny options for the weekend.

BRIAN SETZER’S ROCKABILLY RIOT He helped make retro rock ‘n roll cool again in the 1980s with the Stray Cats and was there at the leading edge of the swing revival in the 1990s. However no matter when you catch him, Brian Setzer does what he does, which is get everybody up and from their seats. Anticipate the very same Friday night at Mandalay Bay’s Home of Blues. June 9, information at 702-632-7600 or < a href=" http://www.houseofblues.com/lasvegas" target=

_ blank” & > houseofblues.com. CHICAGO & THE DOOBIE BROTHERS The Park Theater becomes groove city when these two iconic bands bring their fifth co-headlining summer trip to the Monte Carlo hot spot. The tour just kicked off today at California’s Concord Pavilion, so both the Doobies and Chicago should load a lot of energy into all those hits. June 9, info at 844-600-7275 or < a href="

https://www.montecarlo.com/en/entertainment/parktheater.html” target=” _ blank” > montecarlo.com. REGGAE IN THE DESERT Las Vegas’ biggest yearly reggae festival go back to the comfortable boundaries of the Clark County Federal government Center Amphitheater on Saturday, including a food court, a beer garden and plenty of arts and crafts vendors. Leading off this year’s musical lineup: Elephant Man, Typical Kings, Alborosie and Tanya Stephens. June 10, info at or < a href=" http://reggaeinthedesert.com/" target=" _blank

” > reggaeinthedesert.com.

Associated material ROCK ‘N JOURNEY TOUR The fabulously complimentary Downtown Rocks Concert Series continues along the Fremont Street Experience Saturday with preferred ’90s rock bands Fuel, Tonic, Marcy Play ground and Dishwalla taking their turns on the First and Third Street stages. June 10, information at < a href=" https://vegasexperience.com/" target="_

blank “> vegasexperience.com. CHRIS ROCK You have to head back to the Park Theater Saturday night to take in one of 2 programs (at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.) from one of the all-time, undeniable champions of stand-up comedy. Chris Rock’s Total Blackout tour is gone to Australia right after he checks out Vegas, so capture him while you can. June 10, info at 844-600-7275 or montecarlo.com.