Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 2

Find aural satisfaction at the Cosmopolitan, where ’fro’d local fave DJ M!ke Attack (1) spins beat-heavy jams at Bond (11 p.m.) and singer-songwriter Liyah Lapidot performs at Book & Stage. (10 p.m. and midnight, Every first Thursday of each month, event company Insomniac’s sister biz Bassrush and Vegas-based Frequency Events throw an all electro-dub night. This time, catch Funktion with DJs Friction, AC Slater, J Rabbit, Noa D, Icicle, Wambat and Crime at the Harmon Theater. (At Planet Hollywood, 10 p.m., Watch the best go-gos shake it and compete for $10,000 prize at Tao A Go Go, hosted by Cheryl Burke (2). (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Fri 3

You didn’t think the Las Vegas talent lineup could get any better, right? Well, don’t sleep on RPM Nightclub’s WTF Fridays, tonight featuring Bad Boy Bill (3). (In the Tropicana, 10 p.m., Get your glasses and glow sticks ready, then get In The House at Haze where L.A.’s Dave Aude and France’s Carlos Fauvrelle spin. (In Aria, 10 p.m., The best backyard soul party, The Get Back, continues as First Friday’s after-party at hipster haven Beauty Bar. (517 E. Fremont St., 10 p.m.,

Sat 4

House or hip-hop—which one dominates? Watch DJs Prostyle and Nathan Scott spin it out at Surrender’s Battle Track, showcasing the two unique styles on two stages. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., A favorite of locals, Saturday night at the Artisan presents DJ Vtech, M!ke Attack and an insomniac-inspired after-hours party with Dert Cheep and Stellar. (1501 W. Sahara Ave., 10 p.m., It’ll be a zoot suit riot when swing band the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies liven up the Ovation Lounge at Green Valley Ranch. (8 p.m.,

Sun 5

Get your bets in and watch the New England Patriots play the New York Giants during these extreme Super Bowl parties: With more than 20 TVs on which to watch, see it all at the third annual Lavo Bowl viewing party with food from the menu and an open bar (In the Palazzo, 2-5 p.m., $175, Play your own football game on one of Insert Coin(s) arcade games and watch the game on one of its 30 TVs, while enjoying gourmet sliders from Slidin’ Thru. (512 E. Fremont St., 2 p.m., $30, Crazy Horse III throws a Sexy Sunday football-viewing party, where $30 gets you VIP entry, snacks and an open bar during first quarter. (3525 W. Russell Road, 3:30 p.m., $30,

Mon 6

Five-time Grammy nominee Skrillex joins XS to celebrate its three-year anniversary. (In the Encore, 10 p.m., A fixture on the Las Vegas scene, DJ Eric D-Lux (4) entertains at Marquee Mondays. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10:30 p.m.,

Tue 7

Dance with the candy girls at Chateau’s sweetest night—including free cotton candy, cupcakes and popcorn you can bag up and take home—at its weekly Candy Shop Tuesdays. (In Paris, 10:30 p.m., Lavo gets hit from down under when Aussie duo TV Rock (5), Grant Smillie and Ivan Gough take over All Night/Tuesday. (In the Palazzo, 10 p.m.,

Wed 8

The sweets keep coming as disco dance party Snitch welcomes Jack ’n’ Cake and offers cupcakes from The Cupcakery served with a shot of Jack Daniel’s, and a special opening set by the Midnight Affair. (In Palms, 10:30 p.m., LAX teams with local boutiques to raise awareness and funds for Soles4Souls, an organization donating shoes to those in need all around the globe by donating $1 per guest tonight. Participating local vendors include Knyew, Feature Sneaker Boutique, Patty’s Closet, Haute Chix, Suite 160, Konvine and more. (In Luxor, 10 p.m.

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