Seven Nights

Entertaining options for a week of nonstop fun and excitement.

Thu 24

Grab some free drinks and take a seat as a judge for the UNLV Beverage Club’s Rock ’n’ Roll Cocktail Competition at the House of Blues. (In Mandalay Bay, doors 9 p.m., no cover, RSVP at Hef may be engaged, but the Playboy Club will never stop looking for more beautiful women to join its posse. Tonight the lounge hosts the Playboy Model Search. Each month’s winner will be featured in the Miss Playboy Club 2012 calendar, and receive $1,000 and gifts from the Palms. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m., men $20, all ladies free.) More money—more $20,000 in cash and prizes—is on the line for Vegas hotties competing at Haze for the grand finale of the Sexiest Server competition. (In Aria, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $20, locals free.)

Fri 25


Legendary rock band Stone Temple Pilots, who released a self-titled album last May, their first since 2001, hits the Pearl for what should be a memorable night. (In the Palms, doors 8 p.m., tickets start at $45, available at Grab your scooter and riding gear because it’s High-Rollers Weekend at Beauty Bar with Rude Boys Outta Jail and 2TONE. Check out for registration info. (517 E. Fremont St., doors 10 p.m., no cover.) Don’t say goodnight, say hello to Parisian Martin Solveig and his smash hit “Hello” during his Las Vegas debut at Surrender. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40 cover, women $30, local ladies free.)

Sat 26


Rock ’n’ Roll Wine takes over Rok Vegas to show the club how they rock out with music by L.A.’s soulful singer Jared Lee and wine tasting with more than 30 wines. (In New York-New York, doors 7 p.m., tickets at Sexed up R&B singer—and, yes, the son of Growing Pains dad Alan Thicke—Robin Thicke, performs at the Bank. (In Bellagio, doors 10:30 p.m., $30 cover, ladies free.) British residents The EC Twins are back to blow your minds (and your ears) at the hot spot with the out-of-this-world residential lineup, Marquee. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 9:30 p.m., $30 cover.)

Sun 27

Vegas is every bit as glamorous as Hollywood, so pull out your finest tux and gown and head down to the Mercedes-Benz of Henderson for an Oscar Gala Party, screening the 83rd awards show, with tickets benefiting the Contemporary Arts Center. (925 Auto Show Dr., $75 per couple, available at Sexy French turntablist Bob Sinclair, loved for his unifying dance anthem “World Hold On” returns to the Bank. (In Bellagio, doors 10:30 p.m., $30 cover, industry free.) Come out for a tasty night at Closet Sundays with Flava and DJ Love at Revolution Lounge. (In The Mirage, doors 10 p.m., $10, locals free.)

Mon 28


Go large tonight at STK’s Magnum Mondays, with tunes by S.K.A.M. DJ Mauricio and where all food is 25 percent off for industry. To top it all off, receive an upgrade to a Magnum with the purchase of a bottle of Veuve Clicquot. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 5 p.m., no cover.) Dynamic bombshell and singer Dian Diaz gives an engaging performance tonight and every Monday at the Rocks Lounge in Red Rock Casino. (Doors 8 p.m., no cover.) Tonight honors all those who work in Vegas’ glamorous nightlife biz at his annual 9 to 5 Awards (that’s 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.) at Jet. (In The Mirage, doors 10:30 p.m., $30 cover, locals free.)

Tue 1

Venice Beach, Calif.-based band Terraplane Sun comes to Book & Stage to spread some sunshine in Las Vegas. (In the Cosmopolitan, show times at 10 p.m. and midnight, no cover.) Spring is in the air, at least at Rockhouse, which is celebrating “Spring Broke,” with bottle service available for $100 Mondays-Wednesdays, an open bar on College Wednesdays and a beer tub with sexy coed servers. (Outside of Imperial Palace, doors 11 a.m., men $5, ladies free.) Beauty Bar made all of our hearts tingle when they announced indie staple and fest favorite Cold War Kids to play a show at the hipster haven. (517 E. Fremont St., doors 9 p.m., $20 in advance, $22 at the door.)

Wed 2


Mexican-American musician, singer and five-time Grammy winner Julieta Venegas brings her passionate vocals to Crown (In the Rio, doors 9 p.m., tickets start at $30, available at For another lady in the limelight, check out DJ Mika Gold with her new Wednesday night residency at T&T Tacos & Tequila. (In Luxor, doors 11 a.m., event 7 p.m., no cover.) Electronic experimental rock band VHS or Beta bust out their melodic and danceable tunes at Bond. (11 p.m. set, no cover.)

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And the winner is … Las Vegas!


And the winner is … Las Vegas!

By Xania Woodman

Proving yet again that Mel Brooks was on to something—indeed, it is good to be the king—the categories for the 2011 Nightclub & Bar Awards reflect Las Vegas’ dominance of the nightlife scene nationally. So complete has been our rule over the annual awards lineup that this year, Las Vegas has been elevated to a category unto itself. Also new this year: the addition of the word “dayclub” to the awards lexicon.



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