las Vegas, NV: Gourmet Food Truck Fest to Hit Las Vegas

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By For Where It’s @  |  The Spectrum

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Sunset Park’d, a gourmet food truck festival, will turn Las Vegas’ Sunset Park into an outdoor food court from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday.

The park, located at 2601 E. Sunset Road, will host more than 30 regional food trucks featuring items from hot dogs, sandwiches and tacos to lobster and dessert. The free family-friendly event will also include children’s activities, a classic car show and live entertainment throughout the day.

Crash Kings, a rock band formed in Los Angeles in 2006, will headline the event. The members are vocalist-keyboardist Antonio “Tony” Beliveau, his brother and bassist Mike Beliveau and drummer Tom Roslak.

The band’s self-titled debut album was released in 2009. “Mountain Man,” the band’s first single, was released to U.S. modern rock radio stations in October and entered Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart the following month. peaking at No. 25. The band is known for using analog keyboards, such as the Clavinet with distortion effects, and a whammy bar in place of a typical lead guitar.

Las Vegas bands, such as The Remedies, Lady Reiko and Sin City Prophets, Fleetwood Nicks, Paper Tigers, Love Vendetta, Ekoh and The Beau Hodges Band, will also perform on the live music stage.

The event, which Clark County Parks and Recreation plans to make an annual affair, celebrates the recent completion of a four-year, $11.7 million renovation project to the Las Vegas Valley’s third oldest park.

For more information about Sunset Park’d, or call 702-455-8200.