Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 26

Dance your ass, ass, ass, ass off with G.O.O.D. music rapper Big Sean (1) when the Finally Famous star performs. (In Aria, 10 p.m., Rapper Talib Kweli, whose first name means “student” in Arabic and middle name means “true” in Swahili, brings his songs to Insert Coin(s). (516 E. Fremont St., 9 p.m., Let MIMS show off why he’s hot while he lets loose at Moon. (In the Palms, 11 p.m.,

Fri 27

Punk godfathers Social Distortion prove their status as rock royalty for 30-years running for a rambunctious and rowdy show at The Joint. (In the Hard Rock, 8 p.m., Indulge in some “Deeper Love” at Haze’s In The House Fridays where Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike fuel the night with special guest Cazzette and resident DJ Stellar. (In Aria, 10 p.m., He’s all grown up, but you can still bow wow wow, yippe-o, yippe-yay with Bow Wow when he raps at Clash at Rain. (In Palms, 11 p.m., Get skanky at the Hard Rock Café on the Strip—skank in ska terms, that is—with the Toasters, 2Tone Lizard Kings and more. (3771 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 8 p.m., Everybody’s favorite cowboy rockstar Kid Rock shows ’em how it’s done with two shows tonight and tomorrow, with another kid, DJ Baby Chino, at the House of Blues. (In Mandalay Bay, 8 p.m.,

Sat 28

The DJ who began spinning at the tender age of 13, Robbie Rivera, shows off his skills at XS. (In Encore, 10 p.m., Country star Brad Paisley (2) brings his H20 II: Wetter & Wilder World Tour to the Mandalay Bay Events Center, transforming the venue into a veritable water park. (In Mandalay Bay, 7:30 p.m., $54 and up, Celebrity magnet Chateau welcomes Twilight star Peter Facinelli to host the night. (In Paris, 10:30 p.m., Culture comes to Las Vegas the last Saturday of each month at Community Beat. Held at the Royal House, the event dishes out art, music, cocktails and dining from all over with world beats by DJ Shoe. (99 Convention Center Drive, 10 p.m.,

Sun 29

Let Dub Church in the King’s Room at Crown whisk you to another level of spirituality with its dub step and hip-hop soul sesh. (In the Rio, 10:30 p.m., Whether you partied at Light, The Bank or both, celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Light Group’s infamous and memorable Industry Sundays. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m., Heavy rock meets punk rock when California boys Strung Out (3) perform live at the Hard Rock Café on the Strip. (3771 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 8 p.m.,

Mon 30

The Cosmopolitan satisfies all your Monday night needs: steak, sexy crowds and sing-a-longs. Begin your night at STK, where Graham Funke (4) spins at Magnum Mondays and industry members receive 25 percent off their bill and receive a Magnum upgrade with the purchase of a bottle of Veuve Clicquot. (In the Cosmopolitan, 5 p.m., Head over to Marquee where you can groove to hip-hop in the Boom Box Room, fist-pump on the dance floor or find some soulful singers hittin’ high notes at Celebrity Karaoke in the Library. (10:30 p.m., Check out the bands freshest to the scene so you can brag that you heard ’em first at the Royal House’s Soundcheck Mondays, tonight featuring the debut of locals the Thunderbirds. (99 Convention Center Drive, 9 p.m.,

Tue 31

Put on your thickest black eyeliner and get your screaming voice ready because The Horror Project presents the Extremely Brutal Sick McNasty Show at House of Blues with Blessed by a Burden (5), This Romantic Tragedy, Destruction of a Rose and more. (In Mandalay Bay, 5 p.m., See and be seen at one of Las Vegas’ newest hot spots, Hyde Bellagio, where you can join the beautiful people for industry night, Lost Angels. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m., Take in views of the Strip while under the influence of local DJs dope-est and deepest house beats at Pure’s Tuesdays on the Terrace. (In Caesars Palace, 10 p.m.,

Wed 1

DJ Hollywood spins at RPM’s fun-filled Wednesday, STRFKR Industry Night. (In the Tropicana, 10 p.m., Calvin Harris (6) returns to Surrender for a magical night of his hits in hopes of bringing love to a hopeless place. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., New York party boy and DJ, Jason Smith, spreads his East Coast vibes from 55 floors above the city during trendster night Snitch at Ghostbar. (In Palms, 10:30 p.m.,

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Thu 19 The Adult Entertainment Expo is back in town, and you know what that means: your chance to party with porn stars! Hit Haze for the AVN Awards nominee party hosted by Bree Olson and Sunny Leone. (In Aria, 10 p.m., Stunning soulful songstress, Krys Wright, performs her Jill Scott- and Stevie Wonder-influenced melodies at Book & Stage.