Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 13

This is one your last chances to get your pool-party fix as San Diego’s house-meets-hip-hop DJ duo Scooter and Lavelle spin at Liquid; the pool closes after Oct. 29. (In Aria, doors 11 a.m., men $20, women $10.) Rock band Hawthorne Heights returns to the stage in support of their new EP, Hate, performing tonight at the Hypnotic Lounge. (5752 S. Fort Apache Road, 5 p.m., $11, The jazz-loving duo that Rolling Stone once dubbed the “musical antiheroes for the ’70s,” Steely Dan (1) plays the Pearl. (In the Palms, doors 9 p.m., tickets start at $85, After the show, stick around the Palms and head to the Lounge for Playboy Comedy, as Saturday Night Live comedian Finesse Mitchell (2) sets up shop through Oct. 15. (In the Palms, shows at 8 and 10 p.m., $46,

Fri 14

Irish punk-rockers Dropkick Murphys party like it’s St. Patrick’s Day with a poolside show at the Hard Rock. (Doors 8:30 p.m., $30, Does “Bitch you ain’t no Barbie/I’ve seen you work at Arby’s” sound familiar? Bay Area rapper Kreayshawn will be calling Vegas girls out when she performs at Moon. (In the Palms, doors 11 p.m., $40, local ladies free.) Check out In the House Fridays, where producers Sultan and Ned Shepard and singer Nadia Ali, famous for their collaboration on “Call My Name,” take over Haze. (In Aria, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $30.)

Sat 15

Keep last night’s party rolling right into Saturday afternoon with the launch of Champagne Brunch at Lavo, Las Vegas’ newest booze-infused daytime dance party. (In the Palazzo, doors at 2 p.m., 791-1800.) Heavy rockers, including Avenged Sevenfold (3), Hollywood Undead, Korn and Godsmack, get down and dirty on two stages for two days this weekend at the 48 Hours Festival. (At Luxor, doors 2 p.m., two-day general-admission tickets $99 in advance, $129 day of, Chateau’s newest whimsical night, Butterfly, debuts beneath Paris’ Eiffel Tower with a special performance by Pharrell. (In Paris, doors 10 p.m., men $30, women $20, local ladies free.)

Sun 16

Heaven for gridiron fans can be found at Football Central in the Las Vegas Hilton, which offers 11 big screens, $1 hot dogs and $2 Budweisers along with the chance to win prizes, such as leather recliners and a 2012 Range Rover. (Doors 9 a.m., no cover.) Celebrate the young, up-and-coming movers and shakers within the Vegas nightlife community as the Bank throws its annual Top 30 Under 30 bash. (In Bellagio, doors 10 p.m., $30 cover, locals free.)

Mon 17

Get your live music fix with indie rockers The Tender Box during Soundcheck Mondays at the Royal Resort, the new hot spot for locals. (99 Convention Center Drive, doors at 9 p.m., no cover.) Radio DJ and producer Pete Tong livens up industry night at XS with his Wonderland party. (In Encore, doors 10 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.)

Tue 18

Pure’s most popular party is the beat-driven local gathering Pure House Tuesdays on the Terrace, where Vegas DJs spin the funkiest house music that will keep you dancin’ all night long. (In Caesars Palace, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.) Ditch the books and put your drinking shoes on as you head to PBR Rock Bar & Grill for College Night, featuring $5 open bar for ladies and $10 open bar for guys with a college ID, 9 p.m. to midnight. (In Planet Hollywood, 9 a.m., no cover.)

Wed 19

San Diego’s self-proclaimed “Rock and soul blues band,” Lady Dottie and the Diamonds (4), returns to Book & Stage. (In the Cosmopolitan, shows at 10 p.m. and midnight, free.) Kid Capri—the hip-hop star who began his DJ career at age 8 and then went on to produce for such luminaries as Quincy Jones and Heavy D—stars in Lavo’s Old School Wednesdays. (In the Palazzo, doors 11 p.m., men $20, women $10, locals free.)

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For everything Bam Margera’s parents have had to endure in the service of their son’s television show, it seems like tickets to Viva Elvis is a thin salve to those emotional “Oh God, our son makes his living by destroying our personal property and overall sense of dignity” wounds. So Margera did the nice thing Sept. 30 and brought the lifelong Elvis fans April and Phil—who saw the King perform here in the ‘70s—out from Philadelphia to see the show and to celebrate Margera’s 32nd birthday.