Seven Nights

Thu 22

Members of the ink family, get out and show your love for one another at Beauty Bar as it hosts Industry Supporting Industry Night. Hosted by Cornerstone Art Gallery, the event features artwork from more than 10 local tattoo shops and a live show by Pigasus, Zabi from Holding Onto Sound and DJ M!ke Attack. Snag pics in the Sailor Jerry photo booth while enjoying the spiced rum’s open bar from 9-10 p.m. (517 E. Fremont St., doors 9 p.m., free.) Saddle up and slip into those chaps before you head to Tao for its second annual Tao Hoedown, where the sexiest cowgirl will win $5,000. (In the Venetian, doors 10 p.m., men $20, women $10, local ladies free.)

Fri 23

If you weren’t one of the lucky fanatics who scored tickets to the MGM Grand’s two-day iHeartRadio Festival this weekend featuring Jay-Z, Lady Gaga (1), Nicki Minaj and Coldplay, don’t fret: Tonight’s musical lineup elsewhere goes beyond radio airwaves! Soulful experimentalists TV on the Radio (2) and indie favorites Arctic Monkeys take on the Boulevard Pool to make you look good on the dance floor (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 8 p.m., tickets start at $37.50, while Skrillex (3) satisfies all electro-dirty-dub lovers’ ears at Surrender. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $30.) The night is still young when house producer Nicky Romero spins till the wee hours at Haze’s In the House Fridays. (In Aria, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $30.)

Sat 24

It’s an international pool of talent at Marquee Nightclub this afternoon when Germany’s Markus Schulz and Netherlanders Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano spin at the blissful club. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors at 10 p.m., men $50, women $20, local ladies free.) We don’t know whether or not singer Connor Oberst still wants a lover he doesn’t have to love, but we’ll find out when Bright Eyes (4) performs live at the Boulevard Pool. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 7 p.m., tickets start at $32.50, Partiers ages 18 and up can dance till dawn at the latest production by Frequency, Sen5es and Pacific Rise: Neon Wreckage Project, Volume 1 with electro, dubstep, house, drum and bass DJs Sluggo, Trowa, DJ Crime, Michael Toast and a performance by Splitbreed (5). To find out the secret performance location, call 372-FREQ the day of the show. (Doors 10 p.m.-sunrise, 18+ $15, 21+ $10,

Sun 25

Encore Beach Club resident Sidney Samson, who recently released his latest single “Tomahawk,” brings his new studio sounds to your Sunday during Pete Tong’s pool party. (In Encore, doors at 11 a.m., men $50, women $40.) You don’t have to be a swinger to love to swing. Glam up and boogie down to the Orleans Arena for Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. (In the Orleans, doors 8 p.m., tickets start at $22, Sing your own little heart out at Cabo Wabo during its new weekly Karaoke night hosted by self-proclaimed “Beaver Ambassador”, Brandy Beavers. Enhance your voice box with complimentary tequila shots, and half-price appetizers. (In Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, 9 p.m., no cover.)

Mon 26

Catch the Irish threesome Two Door Cinema Club during their final U.S. dates before returning to their home country to record the follow-up album to their hugely successful debut album, Tourist History. A blast from the past, Body English, opens to host this special night. (In the Hard Rock Hotel, doors at 8 p.m., $17.50.) Every Monday, LBS Burger Joint hosts Drink to Drown, where guests can purchase drafts for only 10 cents. Each draft then comes with an entry ticket to the big raffle held at the end of the season, offering a fully catered party for the Super Bowl for 20 of the winner’s friends. (In Red Rock Resort, doors 11 a.m., no cover.)

Tue 27

She’s toured with the likes of Shwayze and B.O.B., and has co-written with Fefe Dobson as well as for the musical Fame. Now pop songstress Anjulie brings her latest sexy work to Vegas at the Boulevard Pool. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 9 p.m., free.) It’s that time of year again. British hotties who know it and show it with their signature shirtlessness, the EC Twins, spin at Lavo’s black-lit and glowstick-dotted bash, Discglow. (In the Palazzo, doors 10 p.m., men $20, women $10, local ladies free.)

Wed 28

Reminisce about old Vegas, back when crooners seduced in dim nightclubs and carried the night. Local singer/songwriter Barry Black brings it all back tonight in the Lounge at the Palms. (Doors 10 p.m., $10.) Hit Surrender for its industry night when Steve Aoki comes home to the spot he opened, which is also the location for his music video for “No Beef” with partner-in-crime Afrojack. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $30, locals free.) Party popper Roxy Cottontail DJs, hosts, and makes you feel alive at the Palms’ local fete, Snitch. (In the Palms, doors 10 p.m., $25, locals free.)

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It’s Never Too Early for Champagne


It’s Never Too Early for Champagne

By Grace Bascos

The group who brought us Tao, Lavo and Marquee now bring a new experience to Las Vegas, one that this city has dabbled in but hasn’t quite mastered. While cities such as New York have a strong culture of brunch—an elongated meal meant to be luxuriated— and there are certainly restaurants here that offer brunch menus, Las Vegas doesn’t quite seem to grasp the socializing aspect of the repast. Lavo co-owner and co-founder Jason Strauss believes his concept will educate Las Vegans and tourists to the beauty of brunch, one glass of champagne at a time.