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Life Is Beautiful 2021 Lineup Announced

Billie EilishGreen Day, and A$AP Rocky will perform at the Life Is Beautiful Festival, which is scheduled to return to Las Vegas later this year, September 17th through 19th.

The lineup for the three-day event also boasts Tame Impala, Haim, Young Thug, Illenium, St. Vincent, Modest Mouse, 6lack, Ludacris, Dillon Francis, Brittany Howard, JID, Earthgang, Death From Above 1979, All Time Low, Purity Ring, Noah Cyrus, Yaeji, Jamila Woods, and Ant Clemons. A complete lineup is available on the Life Is Beautiful website.

Tickets for Life Is Beautiful 2021 are set to go on sale Friday, March 12th, at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET. Three-day general admission tickets will be $330 (plus taxes), VIP passes will be priced at $685 and VIP+ pass will be $1,495. An “All-In” ticket package will be available for $2,995.

Life Is Beautiful is one of just a handful of festivals to announce plans to return later this year, joining Montreal’s Osheaga festival, Milwaukee’s Summerfest, and Virginia’s Lockn’ Festival. Outside Lands in San Francisco is also set to return in the fall, although they announced that decision last summer. All these events are scheduled to take place in late summer or the fall, which is generally when many in the live entertainment industry hope enough people will have received the Covid-19 vaccine to make concerts safe.

“We have always put the health, safety, and security of our community first,” Life Is Beautiful’s Festival Director, Lauren DelFrago, said in a statement. “As we prepare to produce the 2021 festival, we feel a heightened sense of responsibility to our staff, partners, performers, and attendees, and continue to work closely with local and state officials to ensure a safe return to live music.”

Best Las Vegas Music Festivals (EDM, Hip Hop, Rock) [VIDEO]

Home to the legendary Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas has no shortage of annual music festivals. Las Vegas might be famous for its casinos and nightclubs worldwide, but that is not the only thing Sin City has to offer. The Sin City is also known for for its different festivals and events that are held throughout the year. These are the best music festivals that take place every year in Las Vegas!

Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC Las Vegas)

Days: 3
Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway
When: May
Music: Electronic – Techno, Trance, House, Progressive – all types

Electric Daisy Carnival, commonly known as EDC, is the largest electronic dance music festival in North America. The annual flagship event is now held in May, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

EDC is an unique multi-day festival pushing the boundaries of imagination, and setting standards in the live entertainment industry. By incorporating carnival themes and attractions, cutting-edge stage production, world-class talent, and innovative art and technology, EDC is more than an electronic music festival – it is an unparalleled multi-sensory experience unlike any other. The brand has created a passionate community of accepting fans that have turned EDC into a way of life. The foundation upon which the phenomenon was built is one of unity, love, self expression, and respect for one another. Over 400,000 visitors show up annually to the Las Vegas festival over 3 days.

EDC Las Vegas is the largest dance music festival in North America and currently takes place in Mexico, Florida, and Japan as well.

iHeartRadio Festival

Days: 2
Location: T-Mobile Arena
When: Mid September
Music: Country, Hip Hop, Electronic, Rock/Alternative – All Genres

The iHeartRadio Music Festival is a two-day music concert festival held every year in September since 2011 by iHeartRadio along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

iHeartRadio Music Festival 2020 is the multi-genre music festival in the USA. Its recent lineups have included Panic!At The Disco, Mariah Carey, Imagine Dragons and many more.

Anyone thinking about attending is guaranteed to see some big-name musicians, more than 30 best famous artists, so do not miss these unforgettable nights with music, dance, chill out with friends and much more!

Life is Beautiful

Days: 3
Location: Downtown Las Vegas
When: Mid September
Music: Rock, Hip Hop, Electronic – All Genres

Taking place in the year-long adult party capital of the United States, Life Is Beautiful returns to Downtown Las Vegas each year. With acclaimed artists taking residency in various resorts and playing home to one of the biggest festivals in the world, the city has become a mecca for traveling music fans. Life Is Beautiful emerged in 2012 as a festival of electronic mashups and has continued to hold its own in the crowded Vegas market space.

Intersect Las Vegas

Days: 2
Location: Las Vegas Strip
When: December
Music: Rock, Hip Hop, Electronic – All Genres

At the place where music, technology, and art converge, you’ll find Intersect, a new kind of festival coming to Las Vegas. Presented by AWS, the most broadly adopted cloud platform, and produced by Production Club, the team behind some of music’s most state-of-the-art live experiences, Intersect was born out of the massive after party for AWS’s annual re:Invent conference, held in Vegas since 2012, with over 25,000 guests last year alone. Now open to the public for the first time ever, the festival offers an inspiring two-day journey to culture and tech’s leading edge.

Las Rageous

Days: 2
Location: Downtown Las Vegas
When: October
Music: Rock & Metal

Sin City’s premiere rock and metal festival, Las Rageous brings the noise to downtown Las Vegas. Taking place at an intimate outdoor venue, this event only sells 10,000 tickets, which means you get to see your favorite metal acts up close and personal in one of world’s most entertaining cities.

Psycho Las Vegas

Days: 3
Location: Mandalay Bay
When: August
Music: Heavy Metal & Rock

Growing larger in production, budget and size each year, Psycho Las Vegas proves it’s position as a premier festival for heavy metal and rock fans. Already benefiting from its location in Sin City, Psycho Las Vegas features an expansive lineup for every sort of headbanging metal fan. Although the festival is rooted in its heavy metal and rock core, the lineup scope continues to see more diversity each year.

Exodus Las Vegas

Days: 5
Location: Las Vegas Clubs & Pool Parties
When: May through Sept
Music: Electronic

Exodus Festival is an electronic music “festival” in Las Vegas. It’s not quite a traditional festival – instead of being centralized in one location, the festival is spread out throughout the city’s casinos and clubs. Buying a ticket gives you access to a bunch of different clubs and shows.

Started in 2010, Exodus Festival has been putting on all out parties throughout Sin City. Heading into season 11 this year, the festival is hosting four long weekends of partying.

Kicking things off for Memorial Day and having their final blow out over Labor Day, Exodus features big house EDM beats at pool parties and club nights, gathering music lovers in the party capital of the world.

Day N Vegas Festival

Days: 3
Location: Las Vegas Festival Grounds
When: November
Music: Hip Hop

Day N Vegas is a hip hop music festival in Los Vegas, Nevada. Even as hip hop culture has taken over the world, festivals have been a little slow catching up. But that’s obviously changing.

Breaking onto the scene with a bang in its inaugural edition in 2019, Day N Vegas curated a deep lineup which was basically a who’s who list of hip hop’s new school.

There’s only one place appropriate for such a massive party and that’s the City of Lights. Understanding this, the festival is set to take over the Las Vegas Festival Grounds for the first three days of November.

Las Vegas Music Festival FAQ

What are the best EDM festivals in Las Vegas?

EDC is the only all electronic dance music festival in Vegas. There are others with many EDM headliners (Intersect, Life is Beautiful, iHeartRadio, etc) but if you’re looking for straight EDM, Electric Daisy Carnival is your best bet.

How far is EDC from the Las Vegas strip?

EDC takes place at the Las Vegas motorway, which is about 30 minutes away from the strip without traffic. Keep in mind that over 100k people head to EDC, so if you are travelling during peak hours, it can take anywhere from 1 hour to 3 hours depending on traffic.

Does EDC have VIP bottle service?

Electric Daisy Carnival does feature a VIP area in the main stage and one of the secondary stages. When you purchase a bottle service package, it’s only good for one night and comes with a number of admissions (only for that one night).

Las Vegas New Construction + Upcoming Grand Openings

Lined with some of the most upscale and luxurious hotels and casinos in the world, the Las Vegas Strip is the ideal picturesque image of the sin city that we all envision in our minds. Within its scenic concentration of resort and casino real estate also lie world-class residential high-rise buildings, restaurants, unique entertainment complexes, a skyline that is to die for, and the most highly-rated live music performance venues and nightclubs that exist. Nevada is also home to some of the world’s biggest music festivals, including Insomniac Events’ EDC Las Vegas (Electric Daisy Carnival), Life Is Beautiful, and Burning Man, not to mention The Killers live from the front of Caesars Palace in the center of The Strip as part of a Jimmy Kimmel Live concert series, earlier this year.

Things are only getting better from here for the famous scenic strip. Over the past couple of years, the Las Vegas Strip has gained the most traveler attention to its date, and is now one of the most iconic tourist destinations in the nation. With an increase in tourism comes the need to supply the strip with more of these modern and upscale hotels, resorts, and casinos, so that visitors can embark on the once-in-a-lifetime experience only the city of Las Vegas can provide for them.

Luckily, brand new deluxe hotel, resort, and casino openings have been announced, as well as both completed and ongoing renovation plans for a few existing properties as well. The strategic business and architectural planning that is put into the building and reconstructing these extravagant buildings requires an exquisite amount of time (and billions of dollars), but we hope to witness all these new upcoming changes by the year 2020. From here on forward, visiting and residing at the Las Vegas strip will be more preeminent than ever before.

In fact, some of the most recognized properties have already revitalized under months of reconstruction. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino revamped its Casino Tower’s 575 guest rooms this past year. The company wanted to accentuate guest rooms with a design that would incorporate the true atmosphere of the casino and high-roller lifestyle, which is the property’s main attraction. All with views of the sparkling Las Vegas skyline, the new suites now demonstrate walls full of light gray, white, and plum tones and a contemporary design style. These renovations have attracted some of the hottest live music performers to the property, with several surprise acts to be announced in the near future.

Planet Hollywood also recently completed its renovation project this past summer during the month of June. All 2,496 rooms were redesigned to represent the successes of Caesars Entertainment Corp and its existing luxury properties. The newly designed rooms consist of brighter and more vibrant interiors full of color and mosaic portraits along their walls, as well as a true to life photograph of the night-time city skyline to bring about the vibrancy of Las Vegas nightlife within all guest rooms. Exceeding $100 million dollars, these Planet Hollywood renovations are the first of Caesars’ Las Vegas properties to officially be completed.

Another prominent Caesar property, The Flamingo, is currently undergoing renovations as well. The Flamingo’s 1,270 new rooms will speak for the hotel’s name themselves, featuring flamingo pink colors, gold accents, and contemporary-retro designs all throughout. Being that the property just celebrated its 70th anniversary last year, the company decided that it was time to spice things up and enliven the property without straying away from incorporating its history into its new design structure. Official renovation completion is in 2018, but luckily construction is going quickly and smoothly, meaning guests might even be able to experience the dashingly restored Flamingo property by the end of this year.

The acclaimed MGM Grand, one of the largest hotels in the world, is currently undergoing a $130 million dollar renovation on the strip in order to exceed competing properties in available overall space and guest capacity. The ongoing renovations will expand its already grand conference room and meeting space, introduce a new courtyard for private events, and spawn eleven breakout rooms. All of these alterations will supplement the property’s existing Marquee Ballroom and Grand Garden Arena, and will guarantee an increase in event related business demands for the company.

By the end of 2018 after undergoing a two-year, $450 million makeover, the noted Monte Carlo Hotel will transform into the new Park MGM, which will be MGM Resorts International’s newest luxury brand. In an interview, MGM’s CEO Jim Murren expressed his interest in the investing and remodeling of the Monte Carlo, as it has been actively operating since 1996. According to him, the hotel will remain open during reconstruction as the Monte Carlo until further notice. Murren is thrilled to reinvent the property’s original concept entirely to bring more life to the Vegas scene, and stated that “this a top-to-bottom, stem-to-stern type of re imagining with incredible talent that is not here, and that’s really why Las Vegas is doing so well because people continue to search for these one-of-a-kind moments and what they’ve never seen before.” The new Park MGM is about to present a new wave of coexisting lavish hotel brands to the strip, as it is teaming up with the NoMad hotel brand and its also luxurious style such as those of its properties in New York City and Los Angeles.

Wynn Resort and Casino is also revamping and will bring about a notion that the strip has never seen before. The property will be featuring its new Paradise Park concept, consisting of a 20-acre lagoon, a white sand waterfront and boardwalk, additional convention space, a new tower for about 1,000 new rooms, and fresh entertainment attractions. These striking add-on features will all reside alongside the resort on a 130-acre golf course owned by the company. It will be the first aquatic themed resort within the Las Vegas Strip borough. CEO Steve Wynn stated the importance of bringing about new concepts to his pre-existing operations, as he quotes, “If you’re not growing, you’re going backwards.” Construction for their new project is set to launch early this December and property owners expect the finishing touches to be completed by 2019.

Predominantly all prominent Las Vegas hotel properties such as the ones mentioned above are all clustered in the strip’s most popular southern segment. To create a new wave of real estate property trends, a few relatively new and currently in-the-works properties are opening up in the northern part of the strip, which will heat up a neoteric area away from its original hot spot.

What was supposed to be the luxurious SLS Las Vegas hotel, a leading brand also existent in South Beach and LA, unfortunately did not gain as much popularity on this segment of the strip as investors had hoped for. Fortunately, W Hotels (now under the Marriott International umbrella) took on a decision to expose the W Hotel brand to the sin city as an expansion of the existing SLS Las Vegas, which opened up earlier this year. The concept of this new refined W property is that of “a hotel within a hotel”, with opulent aspects of the SLS still in tact (dining and nightlife included) mixed with those of W Hotels, all creating a spectacular revamped property for high-class guests.

With W Hotels being a highly-recognized signature brand worldwide, the brand’s complementary hotel amenities exist at this new Las Vegas property as well. The hotel’s new service components include upscale social and nightlife venues such as the WET rooftop pool and The Living Room Lounge, the largest meeting space any other W hotel property holds, a 24 hour FIT gym, and its pampering Away spa. W Hotels couldn’t have made a better decision than with W Hotel Las Vegas, as this is the type of pretentious hotel brand the city was missing.

Shortly after the grand opening of the W Hotel, the opening of Las Vegas’s newest and most original property to date followed. The Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino, an independently owned boutique property with 203 rooms, debuted its brand new and unique property concept in the northern cluster of the strip. The hotel was built to reflect authentic and traditional Asian culture and its prominent relationship with gaming, a huge aspect of what Las Vegas is all about. Property owners discussed that although the hotel’s main target market includes gaming fanatics such as Asian Americans and wealthy travelers from overseas, all are welcome to dwell into everything The Lucky Dragon has to offer. Its owners decided to make all aspects of the property as authentic as possible, from its ethnic dining options down to the language hotel employees use to greet and communicate with guests.

Throughout the hotel, guests will find common Asian table games such as Pai Gow poker, Baccarat, traditional slots, and a high-roller VIP gaming luxury area. Not to mention an indoor-outdoor Tea Garden “Cha Garden” featuring an exquisite tea sommelier, and a spa which promotes traditional Asian regional treatments such as acupuncture and reflexology among many others. The success of the hotel’s dining and entertainment venues have been so immense that the property disclosed its “Jazz Saturday” events at Cha Garden with happy-hour priced food and beverage options and live music, as well as its “Hot Manila Nights” which will take place every Friday at Dragon’s Alley, a venue placed strategically next to the main casino floor.

The Lucky Dragon features a lodging and entertainment image that Vegas has never witnessed since its upbringing, and a larger competing property nearby has fabricated a similar concept, except it is not set to open until 2020. Resort World, a $7 billion project owned by Genting Group (a powerful Malaysian based company) is under way to become Las Vegas’s newest grand property, with 3,500 rooms on an 86-acre lot. Similar to the Lucky Dragon, Resorts World’s main thematic attraction reflects Asian cultures and lifestyles but in a larger and brighter light. Originally, property owners hoped to incorporate old Chinese architecture and design concepts throughout the resort, but in the end decided to shift towards design elements that would attract millennials and represent a more modern Asian culture, such as the types you would find in Shanghai, China.

The resort’s amenities are rumored to be “the future” of hotels, resort, and casino properties and what better city to debut futuristic and celestial lodging features than Vegas? As of now, final specifics regarding these hotel amenities have not been released, but there has been talk about the property’s main areas featuring live panda bears, an enlarged 56 story high traditional Chinese lantern , an old-style Chinese garden view from certain guest rooms, artificial outdoor water landmarks, a 150,00 square foot casino, and even an astral sphere that will take selfies of guests once they are checked into the property. This coexisting mix of traditional and innovative Chinese-Asian flare designs will bring a new light to what Vegas resorts and casinos are all about, and will change the Vegas hotel operations game in the near future once the property hosts its grand opening in 2020.

Vegas will always be Vegas, but with all these ongoing development reconstructions and upbringings, who knows if the typical lodging scene in the sin city will change once and for all. For many, anytime Las Vegas is mentioned, hotels and resorts such a the Bellagio, Caesars Palace, and the Venetian are the first few that naturally come to mind. However, these state-of-the-art properties such as the ones described above are possibly a catalyst to property trends and design modules that the city is to demand highly down the line. Las Vegas already attracts a certain crowd, a crowd that loves to party, gamble, indulge in prestigious lodging and dining, explore exclusive entertainment venues and events, and witness the unimaginable. What’s to come for the Las Vegas Strip in the next couple of years will be revolutionary for the sin city in terms of lodging and entertainment, and will offset a new wave of modernized destination trends never seen before.