Seven Nights

Thu 3


Escape to a world of mystery and intrigue with the seductive mistresses of snake charming, including the world’s most sought-after belly dancer, Rachel Brice, and Beats Antique founding member Zoe Jakes at The Massive Spectacular … an Epic Stage Production! at the Railhead in Boulder Station. (Doors 6:15 p.m., $25 students, $10 children, $40 adults, at the door.) And if you’re more of a superhero, gear up in your best costume and soar over to Revolver for the Slacker Superhero Party hosted by X107.5’s Dave and Mahoney with a $300 beer pong competition and drink specials until midnight. (In Santa Fe Station, doors 8 p.m., $2 cover.) End your night at the Cosmopolitan’s Bond, where DJ Mikey Beats will keep the night alive. (Event at 11 p.m., no cover.)

Fri 4


The host of So You Think You Can Dance?, Mario Lopez (still “A.C. Slater” to us), brings his million-dollar smile and his hosting skills to Lavo. (In the Palazzo, doors 10 p.m., $20 cover, local ladies free.) New York City nightlife legends Fischerspooner make a monumental Las Vegas splash as they take over Clash Fridays at Rain. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m. cover $25.) Head down under tonight when Australia’s biggest name, Dirty South, brings his electro beats to Marquee. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 9:30 p.m., $30 cover.)

Sat 5


It’s always a party in Sin City, but it’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and it’s transported to McFadden’s for a Bourbon Street Bash with an open bar from 8-10 p.m. for $15 and continuing from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. $20 for women, $30 for men. (Doors 11 a.m., no cover.) Tribefest, a three-day conference and celebration of Jewish music, food, art and culture held at Mandalay Bay, holds a kickoff party tonight at Surrender. Cover includes two cocktails. L’Chaim! (In Encore, doors 10 p.m., $30 in advance, $40 at the door.) And finally, Paris debuts Vegas’ newest gorgeous club on the Boulevard, Chateau, with a performance by hip-hop phenom Drake as DJ Samantha Ronson kicks off her Vegas residency. (Doors 10 p.m., $$30 men, $20 women.)

Sun 6

Legendary ’70s country rockers the Marshall Tucker Band, loved for their anthem “Can’t You See,” trek to the desert to perform their old-time rock ’n’ roll. (At the Orleans, doors 8 p.m., tickets start at $30, available at You’ve seen ’em around the Hard Rock (and probably been in the way of their camera crew), well, now it’s finally time for the 25th season of The Real World to debut. Tonight the cast celebrates at the hotel where they once lived with an event called Dorm Days. (Event begins at 2 a.m., rooms are $59 with code dorm11.)

Mon 7

It’s no joke that $20,000 is on the line to find the world’s best flair bartender. Rock & Rita’s will host the qualifying round for the Big Kahuna Flair Smackdown III, followed by the final round 8 p.m. March 8 at Treasure Island. (In Circus Circus, 6 p.m., no cover.) Todd Hannigan, the multitalented writer, musician and producer of award-winning surf films, is joined by the Heavy 29s for what should be an enlightening performance at Book & Stage. (In the Cosmopolitan, shows at 10 p.m. and midnight, no cover.) The naturally beautiful and soulful free spirit Sophie B. Hawkins, a ’93 Grammy contender for her hit “Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover,” brings her energy to Crown. (In the Rio, 8 p.m., $40 cover, complimentary tickets available at

Tue 8


The 702 may be stacked with Fat Tuesdays, but today marks the holiday for the original Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras en francais, which originated as the last night to celebrate before fasting for Lent. Throw your beads in the air—but not your drinks—from the 10 p.m.-midnight open bar during PBR Rock Bar’s crazy celebration (In Planet Hollywood, doors 11 a.m., event at 10 p.m., open bar is $10 for women, $20 for men and $5 women, $10 men with a college ID, no cover) or don your most decorated mask for Blue Martini’s Martini Gras Fat Tuesday with a 10 p.m. bead toss. (At Town Square, doors 11 a.m., event at 10 p.m.) Still celebrating its opening weekend, Chateau is hosted by Vegas UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste. (In Paris, doors 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.)

Wed 9

Enjoy some free live music at the Lounge in the Palms for a two-day Spring Break Music Festival—beginning March 8— with performances by Saint Motel, Damato, Parade of Lights and more. (Doors 6:30 p.m., no cover.) Snitch gives us a special treat tonight with Melbourne’s electro-indie infusers and dance-your-ass-off band Miami Horror at Ghostbar. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m., $25 cover, locals free.) Up-and-coming indie darlings, Foster the People, gear up for their Coachella debut by performing their chart-topper “Pumped Up Kicks” at Book & Stage. (In the Cosmopolitan, shows at 10 p.m. and midnight, no cover.)

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Mane Men

By Jason Scavone

Chord Overstreet doesn’t even have regular hair on the back of his head. His bangs start at the bottom of his neck, go all the way over his skull and end somewhere just north of his nose. There’s a mad scientist somewhere abandoning his efforts to genetically splice together a sheep dog, a varsity football player and a bottle of Paul Mitchell shampoo because Chord Overstreet already exists, and there’s no point to pushing that experiment forward.