Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 8

The biannual local music fest Neon Reverb sounds off tonight at multiple venues, including the Bunkhouse with Mere Mortals (1), Dusty Sunshine, Harlowe & the Great North Woods, Same Sex Mary and Early Dolphin. (124 S. 11th St., doors 9 p.m., $5 cover.) Also a part of the festival, check out Tippy Elvis, Thee Swank Bastards and Sistas from Another Mista at Artifice. (1025 First St., doors 11 p.m., $5.) Get the full schedule at If you’re in an art appreciating mood, head to Centerpiece Gallery for Erik Beehn’s Opening Reception. His exhibit, Locals Only, will run through Nov. 13. (In CityCenter, 6-8 p.m.,

Fri 9

If your honey came in and caught you red-handed creepin’ with the girl next door, Shaggy feels your pain. Catch the Jamaican artist performing alongside reggae boys Slightly Stoopid for a laid-back show at Mandalay Bay Beach. (Doors 9 p.m., $36 at Another fly Dutchman is taking over Las Vegas and paving his way to join superstar Netherlands natives Laidback Luke, Afrojack and Tiësto. Bart B More sets the mood tonight at Surrender. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $30.) Progressive-house DJ and one of Brooklyn’s finest, Serge Devant, leads the dance floor with his upbeat energy at Haze’s Friday fete, In the House. (In Aria, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $20.)

Sat 10

Get your concert kick tonight at 6 beginning with a free show featuring the Airborne Toxic Event, Sleeper Agent, Redlight King and Otherwise (2) at the Sunset Amphitheatre at Sunset Station. Exploring what happens when body meets soul, the yoga festival Wanderlust presents spiritual/electronic/hip-hoppers Thievery Corporation (3) at the Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool. (doors at 8 p.m., tickets start at $45, For the birthday celebration of another hip-hopper who’s famed for his name in the game, hit LAX where Doug E. Fresh spins. (In Luxor, doors 10:30 p.m. men $40, women $20.)

Sun 11

Insert Coin(s) welcomes sharp and sexy DJ 88 for a night of hip-hop among the gaming gamers. (512 E. Fremont St., event at 10 p.m., no cover.) Float on at the Royal House, where sounds from Strangers Family Band mingle with Max Pain and the Groovies, rockin’ the resort’s pool party. (99 Convention Center Drive, 1-10 p.m., free.) Bid adieu to the Neon Reverb Festival till spring with a wrap party at Beauty Bar, with The Field Trip, Rusty Maples, Dude City, DJ Rex Dart. (517 E. Fremont St., show at 8 p.m., $7.)

Mon 12

Yes, you’re ready for some football. They know it, we know it and Rockhouse knows it. Kicking off tonight, the ultra-dive bar offers bottomless $30 domestic drafts as it hosts weekly Monday Night Football parties, playing the game on its 28 high-definition TVs. (Outside Imperial Palace, doors open at 10 a.m., no cover.) If you’re ready for some good music, on the other hand, The Yard at the Boulevard Pool presents Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. The soothing vocals and electronic influence of the twosome, which has been a hot commodity on the summer festival circuit, ignite the Cosmopolitan through Sept. 14. (Show at 9 p.m., no cover.)

Tue 13

Always wanted to be on American Idol but just couldn’t make the audition? Show off your skills at McFadden’s Tuesday night madhouse, Ultimate Karaoke. (In the Rio, doors 4 p.m., karaoke at 10 p.m., no cover.) Las Vegas local and tribal house DJ SmashBox spreads the sounds at Bond. (In the Cosmopolitan, set at 11 p.m., no cover.)

Wed 14

Dubbed “a DJ to watch” by Afrojack and Vegas’ own Scotty Boy, DJ R3hab (4) brings the party to Surrender’s Surrender Your Wednesdays. (In the Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, women $20, local ladies free.) You down with O.P.P.? Even if you’re not, make your way to Luxor where Naughy By Nature perform at LAX. (Doors at 10:30, men $40, women $20, locals free.) If you’re mad for the mash-ups, get loud and local at Snitch, where Milkman—catch his latest album Algorithms—sets Ghostbar on fire. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m., $25 cover, locals free.)

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