Seven Nights

Entertaining options for a week of nonstop fun and excitement.

Thu 9

Soak up the sun and sand while you get your fly on with Berkeley, Calif., natives The Cataracs when they perform at Nikki Beach Club’s Industry pool day. (In the Tropicana, doors 11 a.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.) On a budget? McFadden’s gets it, and is offering free drinks for local ladies from 10-11 p.m. followed by dollar drinks until close. Guys can enjoy $20 endless Coors Light and $5 pitchers. (In the Rio, doors 4 p.m., no cover.) Bringing sexy back and enhancing nightclub experiences around the world is the latest hottest commodity, traveling trumpeter Rico de Largo at Moon. (In the Palms, doors 11 p.m., $20 cover, local ladies free.)

Fri 10

Pauly Shore (1) is alive! He’s here to prove it. Catch the Encino Man as he returns to Vegas to perform stand-up through Sunday in the South Point showroom. (doors 7:30 p.m., tickets start at $15, available at Forget Riverside, Calif.; the recent overtake of DJs proves it’s all about Vegas, and producer Sidney Sampson has joined the residency roster, kicking his off tonight at Surrender. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, women $30.) It’s not Mohammed, not Fogel, and certainly not McLovin’, the Superbad star’s real name is Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and Gallery welcomes the 22-year-old-to-be to ring in his birthday. (In Planet Hollywood, doors 10 p.m., men $20, ladies $10.)

Sat 11

After the autobiographical smash hit of “Sometime Around Midnight” in 2008, The Airborne Toxic Event quickly rose to fame, and in April released their second album, All at Once. Catch the Los Angelinos and their new tunes at House of Blues. (In Mandalay Bay, doors 7:30 p.m., tickets $20, $23 day off at House heads lather on the sunblock because U.K. producer and founder of Saved Records Nic Fanciulli (2) brings the sun and the sounds to Encore Beach Club. (In Encore doors 11 a.m., men $50, women $40.) Jump in the pool because the club will be on fire when indie-electro duo LA Riots spin at XS’ after-dark Night Swim pool party. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, ladies $20, locals free.)

Sun 12

Live music takes over the Strip tonight, starring two unforgettable bands, both from Sacramento, Calif. Grab your short skirt and long jacket for the alternative, experimental group that rocked the ’90s but whose classics are still favorite sing-a-longs, Cake (3) who plays at the Boulevard Pool. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 8 p.m., tickets start at $40 at Having set the standard for the ’90s wave of metal, the Deftones—accompanied by the Dillinger Escape Plan and Le Butcherettes—bring their gritty sounds to The Joint. (In the Hard Rock, doors 8 p.m., tickets start at $26.50, The stunning and shocking Oscar-winning actress and rock ’n’ roll queen Juliette Lewis (4) tops off the night when she celebrates her birthday at Chateau. (In Paris, doors 10 p.m., men $30, ladies $20.)

Mon 13

Knock off your Monday blues at Book & Stage where the soulful and bluesy Arielle Verinis (5)—think Janis Joplin meets Joss Stone with some Allman Brothers twang—performs. (In the Cosmopolitan, shows at 10 p.m. and midnight, no cover.) Bring your talent—singing, spoken word, interpretive dance, whatever it may be—to Ovation Lounge for its Open Mic Night. (At Green Valley Ranch, 6:30 p.m., no cover.) Or if you’d rather bask in the glory of someone else’s electronic talents, dance on down to XS where DJ Sander Kleinenberg returns to the city of blinding lights. (In Encore, doors 10 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals and industry free.)

Tue 14

You don’t have to spend big bucks for a good time. The quaint “neighborhood living room” and downtown favorite Bar + Bistro beats all other happy-hour deals in town: From 5-7 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, drink dollar PBR, $2 sangria and $3 well drinks. (107 E. Charleston Blvd., doors 11 a.m., no cover.) The legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff, famed not just for his work with Will Smith on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air but for his iconic DJ skills, hits Vegas to spin at Moon. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m., $20 cover, local ladies free.)

Wed 15

Blue Martini heats up Ladies Night, offering half-price drinks for ladies and a special event, Bikinis and Martinis where glamazons take over the lounge and strut their stuff during a bikini fashion show by Strings Boutique. (At Town Square, doors 4 p.m., men $20, ladies free.) Rev Run is in the house tonight, not to spread his enlightening thoughts through words (check out Twitter, @RevRunWisdom) but through music at Old School Wednesdays at Lavo. (In the Palazzo, doors 11 p.m., men $20, women $10, locals free.)



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