The Return of Las Rageous To Downtown Las Vegas

Las Rageous is returning for its second year in downtown Las Vegas! The two day festival made a successful debut in 2017, bringing in rock and metal fans from around the world. This year it will be held on Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. The music festival created by Live Nation will take over two square blocks. It will be at the heart of iconic downtown Las Vegas at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. There will be performances from A Perfect Circle, Five Finger Death Punch, Ghost, Judas Priest, and more.

Words from the Artists

Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Zoltan Bathory exclaims, “We heard this year’s first ever Las Rageous festival was a blast — we are excited to headline it in 2018! We love playing shows in our own backyard. Get Ready Vegas!”

A Perfect Circle vocalist Maynard James Keenan says the group is “Looking forward to playing material from the new A Perfect Circle release at Las Rageous. Bringing new songs to life in a live setting is always exciting.”

Kurt Melien, president of Live Nation Las Vegas says, “Las Vegas is home to an incredible history of rock and metal music, and we love that we have the opportunity to put local talent in the spotlight, including one of our headlining bands, Five Finger Death Punch.”

“We are thrilled to have Las Rageous return to the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center,” adds Derek Stevens, CEO of Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. “It was a huge success last year and played a key role in positioning Downtown Las Vegas as a true entertainment hub within our city.”


Las Rageous Music Festival 2018 Returns to Downtown Las Vegas Lineup

Festivalgoers will hear all the fan favorites throughout the festival. There may even be some new music from Sin City mainstay and Saturday night headliner Five Finger Death Punch. Five Finger Death Punch recently released their greatest hits album, A Decade Of Destruction. A Perfect Circle will headline Friday night with an eclectic set that may include their new single, The Doomed. It is their first new song since 2013 and will appear on their upcoming 2018 album.

The music lineup will have a wide range of performers. It will range from NWOBHM legends Judas Priest and Saxon, to the spectacle of Ghost and In This Moment, metalcore heavyweights Underoath and Beartooth, up and coming blues-rockers Joyous Wolf and The Picturebooks, and more.

Las Rageous offers the rare opportunity for fans to enjoy a festival experience in an intimate outdoor setting. Only 10,000 tickets are available for purchase. All ages are welcome and doors open at 4:00 pm. Headliners will take the stage at approximately 10:00 pm.


All tickets available for purchase are 2-day festival tickets for both Friday and Saturday. VIP tickets are available and include private viewing from a platform and onsite parking. Buy your tickets here.

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FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett

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