Friday Sept. 3
The Captains of Industry—otherwise known as DJs Graham Funke and StoneRokk—take over Ditch Fridays, Vegas’ famous industry gathering, at the Palms Pool & Bungalows. Doors at noon. $25 cover, local ladies free.
Las Vegas resident DJ Twisted sets the mood with fresh house tracks and the classics you love at Azure Luxury Pool. DJ Twisted also spins Monday. In the Palazzo. Doors 11 a.m. $20 cover.
Hopefully those arms are rested and ready to be pumped when chart-topping DJ Boris and the legendary Bad Boy Bill kick off the weekend at Wet Republic. In MGM. Doors 10:30 a.m. $30 cover.
Saturday Sept. 4
Immerse yourself in the transcendent house beats of New York’s Claudius Raphael, a.k.a. DJ Serious, at the elite and upscale Azure Luxury Pool. Serious also spins Sunday. In the Palazzo. Doors 11 a.m. $20 cover. Party with the one-and-only Diddy as well as with international DJs Serge Devant and Funkagenda at Wet Republic. In MGM. Doors 10:30 a.m. $100 cover.
The “Pursuit of Happiness” will be fulfilled when Cleveland rapper Kid Cudi performs with DJ Felli Fell on the turntables at Venus Pool Club. In Caesars Palace. Doors 10 a.m. $40 guys, $20 ladies.
If you’re a little bit hip-hop and a little bit house, San Diego veterans Scooter and Lavelle will be your new favorites, spinning at Liquid. In Aria. Doors 10:30 a.m. $40 guys, $10 ladies.
LMFAO has taken the music world by storm. With the electro/rock/DJ duo’s anthems such as “La La La” and “Shots,” this party is bound to rock Tao Beach. In the Venetian 10 a.m. $30 guys, $20 ladies.
Palms Pool & Bungalows brings you a killer West Coast lineup with San Diego’s Craig Smoove, L.A.’s DJ Dainjazone, San Francisco’s E-Rock and Scottsdale’s DJ MCB spinning everything from hip-hop to ’80s to house mash-ups. Doors 10 a.m. $25 cover.
Sunday, Sept. 5
Global trance DJ/producer Gareth Emery headlines alongside electronica geniuses The Crystal Method at Palms Pool & Bungalows. Opening sets by BT, Reza, Jordan Stevens and Scotty Boy. Doors 9 a.m. $25 cover.
Celebrity rapper/producer/DJ Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas will be spinning your favorite jams all day followed by progressive house DJ Sharam of Deep Dish at Wet Republic. In MGM. Doors 10:30 a.m. $60 cover.
Celebrate the dynasty of Vegas’ own summer resident Kaskade, the U.K.’s Pete Tong and Australia’s Dirty South as they put you in a state of ecstasy at Encore Beach Club. Doors 10:30 a.m. $40 cover.
Crystal Method. Lady Gaga. LMFAO. Grammy-nominated producer/DJ Richard Vission has remixed them all. The unstoppable DJ will make you “Get Down” at Liquid. In Aria. Doors 11 a.m. $20 guys, $10 ladies. Ibiza’s Club Amnesia resident and Grammy Award-winner Roger Sanchez will make waves at Tao Beach with sounds from his latest compilation, “Release Yourself Vol. 9,” an international hit. In Venetian. 10 a.m. $30 guys, $20 ladies.
Monday, Sept. 6
West Hollywood hot spot The Abbey Food & Bar teams up with LGBT event aficionado Eduardo Cordova to create Abbey Beach. In Vdara. Doors 10 a.m. $20 cover, $10 locals, hotel guests free.
The festivities come to an end with an out-of-this-world lineup featuring Robbie Rivera, Fedde Le Grand, Laidback Luke, DJ Chuckie and Afrojack at Wet Republic. In MGM. Doors 10:30 a.m. $75 cover.