09 Dec Neon Reverb is back! The Downtown music fest sets dates for 2016
It happens here too often: A favorite restaurant, shop or venue closes, or a cherished event goes dark, and the folks behind it console us with, “We’ll be back in a few months/in a new location/with a new name.” And that’s the last we ever hear of it.
Not so for Neon Reverb. Downtown Las Vegas’ revered grassroots music festival, which went on hiatus after its spring 2013 edition, will return—for real—in March, its organizers informed the Weekly after nailing down key details. Among them: the dates (Thursday, March 10 through Sunday, March 13, with the bulk of musical action on Friday and Saturday); the venues (Bunkhouse, Backstage Bar & Billiards, Beauty Bar, 11th Street Records, Inspire Theater and possibly Fremont Country Club); pricing ($50 for an all-fest wristband or varying door covers); and the foursome at its core—longtime Reverb overseers James Woodbridge and Jason Aragon, Downtown Project music buyer Mike Henry and 11th Street Records owner Ronald Corso. Read the full article