Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 3

Simple Plan (1), the pop-punk rockers who have been rocking stages around the country for the past 10 years, hit the House of Blues to perform songs from their latest album, Get Your Heart On! (In Mandalay Bay, doors 5 p.m., Dubbed by The New York Times as “neo-soul glory,” the Chicago foursome of JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound jive at Book & Stage nightly through Nov. 5. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m. and midnight,

Fri 4

Porter Robinson is the 19-year-old who’s the talk of the DJ world and the first producer to be signed to Skrillex’s new label. He’ll show why he’s such a big deal at Haze’s In the House. (In Aria, doors 10:30 p.m., Check out A-Trak on his XM Radio show Fools Gold, or see the real deal at Surrender when he brings the “Big Bad Wolf.” (In Encore, doors 10 p.m.,

Sat 5

Stunning songstress and the vocalist behind your favorite house tracks, Nadia Ali (2), performs at Chateau Gardens’ Butterfly Saturday. (In Paris, doors 10 p.m., Rockers Purple Melon beg you to “Please Don’t Go” as they play Artifice, along with local favorite Zach Ryan and the Rouge. (1025 First St., 9 p.m., The finale of the two-day Vegas Music Summit is “Rock the Block” in the Fremont East Entertainment District, featuring Awolnation (3), Imagine Dragons, Twin Atlantic, Halloween Town and Summit Groove. (500 Fremont St., doors 8 p.m.,

Sun 6

XS’ favorite boys in spacesuits, Manufactured Superstars, spin at the gorgeous gold club. (In Encore, doors 10:30 p.m, The Smokers Club Tour exhales in Las Vegas with rappers Method Man, Curren$y, Big Krit and more at the House of Blues. (In Mandalay Bay, doors 8 p.m., A little pickin’ comes to the Strip with Greensky Bluegrass (4) and Oakhurst for a jammin’ show at the Hard Rock Café. (Doors 8 p.m., 18 and up,

Mon 7

There are plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Cosmopolitan, particularly when STK applauds the service and nightlife industry by giving them 25 percent off meals with funky sounds provided by DJ M!ke Attack at Magnum Mondays. (Doors 5:30 p.m., 698-7000, Groove to some indie tunes at the newest “hippest spot in town”—the Royal House—during Soundcheck Mondays. (99 Convention Center Drive, doors 6:30 p.m.,

Tue 8

U.K. producer Michael Woods brings his funky electro sounds to Lavo for All Night/Tuesday. (In the Palazzo, doors 11 p.m., She loves Las Vegas and Las Vegas loves her, and tonight party-starter (and party animal) Roxy Cottontail bunny-hops 55 floors up to spin Bang! Tuesdays at Moon. (In the Palms, doors 11 p.m.,

Wed 9

Catch punk-rock heartthrobs Jack’s Mannequin (5) at House of Blues as they rip through hits from their latest release People and Things. (In Mandalay Bay, doors 5 p.m., Celebrating their seventh album, Mountaintops, indie darlings Mates of State perform at Book & Stage. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m. and midnight,

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Think that dime-store Little Bo Peep costume-in-a-bag is gonna win you a contest this Halloween? Unless you’re prepared to make out with other contestants wearing the same outfit, think again. When costume perfectionists such as Jalles Franca enter the nightclub, you won’t even stand a chance. The 29-year-old has been competing in contests since the days of Club Rio (what is now Crown Nightclub, for you newbies). You may have also spotted the chiseled Brazilian native working as a percussionist and dancer at Studio 54 and Tabu, or on the Men of X stage.

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