Seven Nights

This week in your city.

Thu 24

Hey, party people! There’s waaay too much going on in Las Vegas this Memorial Day weekend to fit into Seven Nights, so be sure to check out the extra holiday weekend roundup picks here. Getting things started, DJ Stellar presents the Boom! Industry Thursdays Memorial Day weekend kickoff at Liquid Pool. (In Aria, 11 a.m., And keep that swimsuit on to do some night swimming at Surrender for Splash Dance, with house-music headliners Afrojack and Sidney Samson. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Fri 25

DJ Scooter has mad skills—and a pretty sweet ’stache to boot. Then there’s that infectious energy that spills onto the dance floor with those booty-shaking hip-hop beats. Catch him for a guest set at The Bank. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m., Fill up your glasses with some of that “truth juice” and raise it high when Felix da Housecat gets creative with some electroclash in the booth at Chateau. (In Paris, 10 p.m., New party alert: Tabú launches Forbes Fridays with DJ Eric Forbes. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.,

Sat 26

Indulge in sweet sounds on Beachlife’s sandy shores for the Nectar Music Festival. Spinning in the sun is chart-topping Perfecto producer Richard Beynon, Beatport’s 2011 Best Remixer Manuel de la Mare, Kilmore from Incubus and more. (At the Hard Rock Hotel, 10 a.m., With more than 40 Billboard No. 1 dance club hits and a Grammy nod, Nevada native Chris Cox brings his vast catalog of what makes the world move when he stops by to spin at Gallery. (In Planet Hollywood, 10 p.m., For all the younger partiers feeling left out, America’s Best DJ, Kaskade, brings his Freaks of Nature tour to the Chelsea Ballroom for an 18-and-up event. And never fear: There’s still a bar for the 21-and-up crowd. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., If your goal is to avoid the Strip at all costs, the Get Down or Go Home Vol. 2 b-boy/b-girl battle at Class Act could be the spot, with $2,000 up for grabs, DJs and a rockin’ exhibition with Nonski vs. Whacko. (467 E. Silverado Ranch Blvd., Suite 150, 4 p.m.,

Sun 27

Fresh off the release of his album Evolution, electronic-dance-music legend Paul van Dyk spins for the throngs of partygoers at Tao Beach. Before you go, gear up for the set by downloading the track “I Don’t Deserve You,” featuring Plumb from the LP. (At the Venetian, 10 a.m., If the badass outcasts at your high school ran student council, they might have put together a Punk Rock Prom, featuring live music from The Yeastie Boys with their incognito clown makeup covers; The Objex, headed by the fiercely sexy Felony Melony, and Turbo Negra. There’ll also be a prom court, photographers to catch you in your dapper duds and DJs spinning punk-rock selections at Insert Coin(s). (512 E. Fremont St., 10 p.m.,

Mon 28

By this point, your wallet will be begging for mercy after all the Memorial Day weekend partying. No doubt your bank keeps calling because of some “unusual credit-card activities” at a strip club around 9 a.m. Thankfully, Tao Beach is throwing a free party today, complete with one of the best in the biz, Armin van Buuren! (At the Venetian, 10 a.m.,

Tue 29

Time to get back to the regular daily grind. OK, not quite. The Tuesday-night staple at Beauty Bar, Nickel F***ing Beer Night, keeps mixing things up, this time with a pirate edition complete with the band Blunderbuss. Arrrr! And you thought you only got to talk like a pirate once a year. (517 E. Fremont St., 10 p.m., Hats off to whoever can take home the $5,000 prize in 1 Oak’s One of a Kind Model Competition after partying for days and nights on end—you must be a true hottie if you can pull that off. DJs Ikon and Karma provide the tunes while the ladies do their little turn on the catwalk. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m.,

Wed 30

How’s that liver of yours holding up? Because we’ve got one more recommendation for you: Snitch Wednesdays at Ghostbar is throwing some Frequency Events flavor into the mix, complete with guest DJ JWLS (one-half of GTA with Van Toth). You should probably catch him now at this Las Vegas debut before he completely blows up; you’ll have to drop a few Benjamins just to get in as soon as the major venues latch on. (In the Palms, 10 p.m.,

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