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13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas For Sept. 23-29

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Posted at 5:00 PM, Sep 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-22 20:00:50-04

Here is the latest list of 13 things to do in the Las Vegas area for the week of Sept. 23-29:

1. The 2016 Pahrump Fall Festival features a carnival and a midway, a rodeo and a parade. New this year is a stop by the moving Vietnam War Memorial Wall. The first festival took place 50 years ago as a simple harvest festival and has grown since then. The parade, featuring more than 50 floats, will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday on Highway 160.

2. The 2016 iHeart Radio Muscial Festival is taking place Sept. 23 and 24 at T-Mobile Arena. Performers include U2, Sting, Drake, Britney Spears, Billy Idol, Cage the Elephant, Tears for Fears, Ariana Grande and more. The Daytime Village will return to the Las Vegas Village across from the Luxor on Sept. 24. Performances by Sam Hunt, Panic! At The Disco, Good Charlotte, Cold War Kids, DNCE and more.

3. Wurstfest 2016, also known as the Wurst Dam Car Show, is taking place Sept. 23-24 in Bicentennial Park in Boulder City. In addition to cars, there will be food, live entertainment, raffle prizes and silent and live auctions. Hosted by Boulder City Cruisin Association.

4. The hard rock group Disturbed has sold more than 15 million albums and has 12 number one singles. Their fourth album "Immortalized" debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200. They perform Sept. 23 in The Joint at the Hard Rock.

5. Daryl Hall & John Oates are the number one selling duo in music history. Hits include "Rich Girl," "Kiss On My List," "Private Eyes" and "Maneater." They will perform Sept. 23 in the Grand Garden Arena at the MGM Grand.

6. Master impressionist, former member of "Saturday Night Live" and Emmy Award winner Dana Carvey performs Sept. 23 and 24 at The Orleans. Carvey's most memorable characters include the Church Lady and Garth Algar in "Wayne's World." He's also known for impressions of Mike Tyson and former President George H.W. Bush.

7. The Gold Spike will be hosting the official after parties for Life is Beautiful on Sept. 23 and 24. Album listening party with Banks & Steelz on Sept. 23 and an acoustic performance by Iration on Sept. 24.

8. Las Vegas headliner Clint Holmes will make a special appearance at Las Ventanas at Summerlin's next Lecture & Event Series event on Sept. 24. Enjoy an intimate performance by Holmes and listen to him tell stories from his nearly 50 years in show business. Call (702) 789-7487 to RSVP.

9. The Pop Strings Orchestra, a 15-piece band comprised of some of the leading musicians in Las Vegas, performs Sept. 24 in The Lounge at The Palms. Performances feature arrangments of songs made popular by Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Beyoncé, Rihanna and others.

10. The Christian rock group and GRAMMY Award winners Casting Crowns perform Sept. 25 at the Henderson Pavilion. Hit songs include "Lifesong," "East to West," "Thrive" and "Courageous." The band just released its latest album titled "The Very Next Thing," which has been described as creative and diverse.

11. The Bronx Wanderers take their audiences on a musical journey through the history of rock 'n' roll. They perform the hits made famous by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Dion, the Beach Boys, Queen, Bruno Mars and many others in the Windows Showroom at Bally's Las Vegas. 

12. The Melancholics started out as a duo performing in local coffee houses. They are known for their blend of funk and alternative rock. They, along with a few friends, will perform Sept. 28 in the Cabaret Jazz Theater at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. 

13. The duo Phantogram, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, became known for their indie rock and hip hop beats on the breakthrough 2014 album titled "Voices." The band from Greenwich, New York, got its start in 2007. They perform Sept. 29 at Brooklyn Bowl.

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