Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 20

Help be the judge of who will be Liquid’s summer resident soundtrack-setter during one of its final splash fights, Water Wars: Battle of the Poolside DJ. (In Aria, doors 11 a.m., men $20, women $10.) You can hear Toronto dubstep duo Zeds Dead (1) in the sets of big-time beat-makers Diplo and Bassnectar, and you can hear them live at the Hard Rock Café on the Strip. (doors 8 p.m., $25 in advance, $40 day of, Foster the People (2), the indie trio that remixed the summer smash “Pumped Up Kicks” and made its way into every pool party this summer, perform at the Boulevard Pool. (In the Cosmopolitan, doors 7 p.m., $30,

Fri 21

Catch Seattle rapper Grieves and his producer and co-captain Budo (3) at the Copa Room next to the Bootlegger. Their electronic-infused hip-hop sounds from the album Together/Apart are blowing up the indie charts. (doors 6 p.m., $12, As a part of their North American tour, U.K. DJs Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike stop to perform at Haze’s In the House weekly dance party. (In Aria, doors 10:30 p.m., men $40, women $30.)

Sat 22

Just because the pool parties are ending doesn’t mean daytime parties are! Expect piñatas, champagne and kiddie-style activities fit for grown-ups when Ghostbar debuts its latest afternoon excuse for debauchery, Ghostbar Dayclub. (In the Palms, doors 1 p.m., $20 in advance, $25 at the door, Take in the local art scene when Foot Werk presents Artistes, a night of DJs, street artists and bands at Beauty Bar. (517 E. Fremont St., doors 9 p.m., no cover.) Fans of producer Morgan Page’s (4) latest single, “In the Air,” are in for a treat, because the progressive-house DJ brings along special guest Angela McClusky with him to perform tonight at Rain. (In Palms, doors 10 p.m., $30, local ladies free.)

Sun 23

Get your football fix all day at one of Vegas’ many sports-enthusiastic bars. Hit the Royal Resort for Throwback Football Sundays (99 Convention Center Drive, doors noon), enjoy a Mexican feast and football at Diablo’s Cantina (In the Monte Carlo, doors 11 a.m.) or play some beer pong while watching the games at McFadden’s. (In the Rio, doors 11 a.m.) XS and Tryst residents Manufactured Superstars will take the crowd to another level when they throw an out-of-this world bash at XS. (In Encore, doors 10 p.m., men $30, women $20, local ladies free.)

Mon 24

Hopefully you didn’t go too hard this weekend and your liver can handle more because Bare Pool’s annual closing party, Drink Bare Dry, closes up the summer season. (In The Mirage, doors 11 a.m., men $20, women $10, locals free.) Every week Vanguard presents White Label Mondays, where DJs spin underground house and guests can indulge in a reverse happy hour beginning at 10 p.m. (516 E. Fremont St., doors at 9 p.m., no cover.) Listen up for Vegas favorite Steve Aoki’s new single featuring Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, “Earthquakey People (The Sequel),” when he performs at XS’ weekly industry night. (In Encore, doors 10 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.)

Tue 25

Still think anyone can be a DJ? Check out the skills (or lack thereof) of Las Vegans, or sign yourself up for Artifice’s weekly contest, So You Think You Can DJ? (1025 First St., doors 10 p.m., free.) L.A.’s ’60s-inspired producer Nick Waterhouse (5) makes his Vegas debut at Cosmopolitan’s live music lounge, Book & Stage. (Shows at 10 p.m. and midnight, free.)

Wed 26

PBR Rock Bar offers 10 percent off to all diners who show their Professional Bull Riders World Finals ticket stub. (In Planet Hollywood, doors 11 a.m.) These babes don’t need to don a mask or face full of makeup to be gorgeous. Aussie twins Nervo rock the party at Surrender and kick off Halloween week with a $10,000 sexiest costume contest. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m., men $30, women $20, locals free.) The Horror Project and Bleeding Star present a special Snitch Halloween bash at Ghostbar, Dubstep Dead Celeb, with a performance by Grizzly and Vegas Banger. Wear your Halloween costume, because this party will award $1,500 to the best getup. (In the Palms, doors 10:30 p.m., $25, locals free.)

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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.