Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 7

Get your LOLs and your LMFAOs in when stand-up funny guy Orny Adams, who starred alongside Jerry Seinfeld in the 2002 documentary Comedian, takes the stage tonight through July 9 at the Playboy Comedy Club. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m., tickets start at $40 at San Diego indie-rockers the Soft Pack (1) take the stage to make the hipsters swing their hips at Book & Stage every night through Saturday. (In the Cosmopolitan, shows at 10 p.m. and midnight, no cover.) Swoon over the breathtakingly gorgeous singer/songwriter Medina (2), who gained U.S. success with her hit “You and I” remixed by Deadmau5, as she performs at Surrender for Dip & Dance. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, women $20.)

Fri 8

Can’t get enough of Rock ’n’ Roll Wine’s music-meets-wine agenda? Attend the weekly Rock ’n’ Roll Wine Tasting Room & Sound Bar at Hostile Grape, where wines are paired with the musical performances, this week’s entertainment being courtesy of L.A. rockers Monte Negro. (At M Resort, doors 5 p.m., shows at 8 and 10 p.m., no cover.) Favorite local cover band Red Eye Radio (3) turns their soundwaves back on after a two-month hiatus to perform at Beauty Bar where you can party with $2 PBR and $3 well drinks from 9-11 p.m. (517 E. Fremont St., doors 9 p.m., show at 10:30 p.m., no cover.) For some R&B covers, hit the Palms and sing along with the heartbreakingly handsome lady-pleaser Mateo, who sings a little Lauryn Hill and Justin Timberlake along with his own work. (In the Palms, show at midnight, no cover.)

Sat 9

Hope you’re hungry, because Vegas StrEATs—the food, music, live art and street-wear fest—takes over for a night. Fill up with food from trucks such as Slidin’ Thru, BBQ Boy, Fukuburger and more; get your fashion fix with local shops and art from Studio 21 and Emergency Arts all while listening to music by Black Camaro, Rusty Maples, DJ Zo and more. (Across the street from El Cortez, doors 6 p.m., 18 and up, no cover.) Pull out that old prom dress or tux and roll up that pant leg for the inaugural Bicycle Prom, a formal affair for cyclists and supporters. Get cycling chic and meet up outside the UNLV Student Union at 9 p.m. for a group ride to Artifice Bar, which will then host the party with a photo booth, the crowning of king and queen, and music. (1025 First St., 10 p.m., no cover.) At Rain where progressive house producer Morgan Page continues his Palms residency at Perfecto. (In the Palms, doors 11 p.m., $45 cover, local ladies free.)

Sun 10

The man who began the DJ dynasty for Encore Beach Club, Kaskade, spins in the kingdom he helped create. (In Encore, doors 11 a.m., men $50, women $40, local ladies free.) Dance your way over to Tao Beach’s Beatport Sunday where party-starting DJs Darude, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike rule the turntables. (In the Venetian, doors 10 a.m., $20 cover, locals free.) For some beats on the drums and not from a laptop, catch some rock ’n’ roll at Beauty Bar courtesy of The Rumble tour, showcasing up-and-coming bands with headliner Luke Rathborne, who recently opened for Devandra Banhart. Opening local acts include Zach Ryan and the Rouge and Shiny Boots of Leather. (517 E. Fremont St., doors 9 p.m., show at 10:30 p.m., no cover.)

Mon 11

Whether you’re recovering from the weekend or from the nightly parties Vegas offers, relax at the Hard Rock Beach Club and indulge in the spot’s newest happy hour, offering $25 buckets of beer, $5 sake specialty drinks, $6 pita and hummus dip and more. (In the Hard Rock, doors 11 a.m., happy hour 6-8 p.m. Mon-Fri and 6-10 p.m. Sat-Sun.) Keep the late-night hours happy and buzz over to XS where LA Riots spin. (In Encore, doors 10 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.)

Tue 12

Surround yourself with pure house at Tuesdays on the Terrace at Pure, where DJs Mike Remedy and Stellar drop big beats and bass. (In Caesars Palace, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.) Canadian native and electrifying blue-eyed Sydney Blu brings her sexy DJing talent to Blush, where ladies enjoy free champagne from 11 p.m. to midnight. (In the Wynn, doors 9 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.)

Wed 13

Hit up the party famous for treating its locals with love, Snitch Wednesdays, for the residency launch of New York hipster icon, DJ and fashionista who does it her way, Roxy Cottontail (4). (In the Palms, doors 8 p.m., $25 cover, locals free.) Can you dig it? It’s Old School Wednesdays at Lavo, so throw on your tracksuits, Adidas and gold chains and get down when Nice ’N’ Smooth performs. (In the Palazzo, doors 11 p.m., men $20, women $10, locals free.) Shimmy the night away with remixers, who take a wide variety of artists from U2 to Edward Sharpe to Robyn and put an indie-rock spin on it, RAC at Savile Row. (In Luxor, doors 11 p.m., entrance granted upon gatekeeper’s discretion.)

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