Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
On Thursday, Aug. 8, Texas guitarist Gary Clark, Jr. brought his powerful mix of blues roots with contemporary soul and hip-hop to the Set Your Life to Music series at the Boulevard Pool (Photo credit: Teddy Fujimoto)

Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Photo credit: Teddy Fujimoto.

The crowd was blown away by Clark, Jr., an inspired performer who has been compared to guitar icons like Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Known for hits such as “Bright Lights,” “Ain’t Messin ‘Round” and “Numb,” the artist delivered a passionate and soulful performance that delighted fans and wowed the crowd.

Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Photo credit: Teddy Fujimoto.

As the sun sets over The Strip each Thursday night, the Boulevard Pool deck comes to life with the energy of Las Vegas during the Set Your Life to Music series. From the aroma of the outdoor grills to the sounds of hand-crafted cocktails being stirred, guests can revel in the spirit of music at the intimate outdoor venue. Doors open at 7 p.m. with celebrated DJ Mike Attack spinning before headliners take the stage at 9 p.m.

Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Photo credit: Teddy Fujimoto.

The Set Your Life to Music series features: GoldBoot, The McManus Project and The Dirty Hooks (Aug. 15); Rebelution and Matisyahu (Aug. 22); Wavves (Aug. 29); Fitz & The Tantrums (Sept. 5); Minus the Bear (Sept. 12); blink-182 with special guest New Beat Fund (Sept. 19); Inner Circle (Sept. 26); G. Love & Special Sauce (Oct. 3) and The Naked and Famous (Oct. 24).

Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Gary Clark Jr. plays the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Photo credit: Teddy Fujimoto.