If you’re a fan of pre-1963 era customs and rat rods, Las Vegas is the place to be in April.

The Orleans Hotel played host to this year’s Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, an annual event which drew more than 800 cars and 20,000 attendees. This one-of-a-kind show features some of the best hot-rodding creativity and ingenuity anywhere and may be the inspiration you need for your next old-school rod project. That’s why we’re sharing a few photos from the show, courtesy of our friends at BangShift.

As usual, the BangShift guys provide some of the best event coverage you can find on the web. If you like what you see below, you’ll want to check out the BangShift site for more. They’ve got multiple galleries with hundreds of great images from the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend.

Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.