Matador 21 In Las Vegas Featuring Guided By Voices, Pavement, Sonic Youth, Spoon and More!

*****UPDATED INFO*****

  • Buy Your Tickets! Tickets for “The Lost Weekend” aka Matador’s 21st birthday celebration at The Palms will go on sale this Friday, July 9 at 9am, PST. An initial quantity will be on sale Friday for $199 (for all three days of music). After the $199.00 tickets sell out, the price increases to $225.  Check the Matablog on Thursday, July 8 for the Ticketfly link.
  • Tickets for Vegas Peeps! Vegas residents will be able to purchase tickets for Matador 21 for  starting this Friday at 10am at both Zia Records Las Vegas locations (Nevada ID required). Reservations at the Palms are not required to purchase these tickets.
  • What About Hotel Rooms? If you buy your Matador 21 tickets through Matador’s posted Ticketfly link or Zia locations, you then can book a room at the fancy shmancy Palms for only $99 per night. This allows up to four persons per room at this nightly rate.
  • More Bands Announced: The original lineup of COME has been announced — Thalia Zedek, Chris Brokaw, Sean O’Brien and Arthur Johnson. More bands to-be-announced.

Get more details for Matador 21’s “Lost Weekend”at the Matablog.


I absolutely hate Vegas. The annoying clubs and all the douches and douchettes in them. It’s like grand central for all them Ed Hardy, Affliction wearing donkey holes. But, when a killer line-up of shows like this happens to be held in Sin City, you best believe I’ll be on a quick South West flight (or party bus) out there.

Check it out: Matador will be celebrating its 21st anniversary this October 1 – 3, 2010 at the celebdazzled Palms Casino & Resort in Las Vegas. The Matablog will announce the full line-up on July 5th, but until then drool over these hot bands: Guided By Voices (classic line-up!), Sonic Youth, Belle & Sebastian, Spoon, Yo La Tengo, Pavement, The John Spencer Blues Explosion, Cat Power, Harlem, Cold Cave, Super Chunk, Girls, Fucked Up and a shit load more! Bring your bikini and board shorts, and get ready for some tunes and pool action!


Arrive by Friday Oct. 1 in the afternoon and check out Monday, Oct. 4.  Oh, and don’t even think about booking a room at the Palms unless you got some serious dough, hooks or know the Maloofs.

LA peeps, I say we get a party bus to-and-from. Who’s down?

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