Seven Nights

Your city after dark

Thursday, July 18

Las Vegas welcomes back McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon. Town Square’s new Irish outpost promises shamrocks, shenanigans, hearty Irish-American fare and 80-ounce fishbowl cocktails. (In Town Square, Dutch DJ Sidney Samson headlines Tryst, where he’ll surely play his new remix of Mariah Carey featuring Miguel, “#Beautiful.” (In Wynn, 10 p.m., Beauty Bar presents Lord Huron, an L.A.-based indie folk band that is gaining momentum after playing Coachella in April. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m., Get caught in The Act with Rebel Bingo. The London import twists the traditional game and invites guests to play with honor, try to cheat or just party. (In the Shoppes at the Palazzo, 10 p.m., Rising Swedish star Adrian Lux dives into Splash Dance Thursdays at Surrender a week after releasing a hybrid skateboarding/music video for his single, “Damaged.” (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, July 19

Happy National Daiquiri Day! Yes, really. Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo offers buy-one-get-one frozen daiquiris all day (in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood,, while Rockhouse is giving away comped shots with any daiquiri purchase. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m., Not feelin’ the frozen bevvies? Bring your milk shakes to the yard—or pool—and Bounce with Kelis at Ditch Fridays. (At the Palms, noon, Berkeley-born techno-hop act the Cataracs flies like a G6 into 1 Oak for a live performance. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m., Go into the Light for Chicago trio Krewella, who will likely tease their new Nicky Romero collaboration, “Legacy.” (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, July 20

Part party, part festival, the touring Mad Decent Block Party makes its inaugural Las Vegas appearance at Encore Beach Club. The all-day event features Diplo, Dillon Francis, Zeds Dead and other bass-droppers. (At Encore, 11 a.m., LOL at The Pearl with the hilariously foul-mouthed Sarah Silverman, who recently made headlines with a politically charged “anal probe” tweet. (In the Palms, 8 p.m.) Sing along with legendary alt-rockers Counting Crows and the Wallflowers at Mandalay Bay Beach. (At Mandalay Bay, 9 p.m., If you’re craving some melodic house, head to Marquee Dayclub for Russian prodigy Arty, and preview his new single “Grand Finale,” featuring Fiora. (At the Cosmopolitan, 10 a.m.,

Sunday, July 21

French house music legend Bob Sinclar drops into Wet Republic. Epic contest alert: Tweet a picture of yourself with a heart and #IbizaMonAmour, and if you have one of the two most popular photos you’ll be flown out to Ibiza for a weekend party with Sinclar. (At MGM Grand, 11 a.m., Stick around for a super set by the comic-inspired Dutchman Laidback Luke at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., Kirill—described by MTV as “the most prominent nightlife photographer in America”—brings his signature Champagne Facial party and some debauchery-laden photo-artwork to Lavo. Note: You’re going to get wet. (In the Palazzo, 10:30 p.m.,, Kaskade continues his Summer Lovin residency at Marquee. Last month he dropped a single, “Atmosphere,” from his upcoming album of the same name, which is slated for a September release. It’s also Kaskade’s first track featuring his own vocals. (In the Cosmopolitan, 9:30 p.m.)

Monday, July 22

Baby-faced Swedish sensation John Dahlback brings his progressive production skills and high-energy DJ skills to XS. (In Encore, 10 p.m., Across the Strip, Vice protégé and Power 106-FM radio DJ star Eric D-Lux brings his street-flavored party set to Marquee. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.)

Tuesday, July 23

Kick it with Major Lazer’s Kung Fu Warrior party at 1 Oak, and twerk your Tuesday away with Diplo’s alter ego. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, July 24

Wear your bathing suit and expect some crazy bass from West Philly trap star Baauer at Daylight’s Eclipse nighttime pool party. (At Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m., If National Daiquiri Day wasn’t enough, head back to Rockhouse for National Tequila Day and get sauced on Sauza specials. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.) Attention talented country music guys and gals: Head north to Revolver for the Blazin’ Bodies contest to compete for $20,000 in cash and prizes. Showcase 30 seconds of hotness and talent, and try to impress guest judge Melissa T from Coyote 102.7-FM. (In Santa Fe Station, 10:30 p.m. entry deadline, If you’re looking for a rad free show, dip into the Boulevard Pool for an afternoon of Swimming With the Sharks featuring indie-remixers Bixel Boys and Steffi Graf. (At the Cosmopolitan, noon, Can’t make it to Brazil? Head to Paris and get your masquerade on for A Night in Rio: A Brazilian Carnival at Chateau. (In Paris, 10:30 p.m., AngelMG.)

Suggested Next Read

Dive into Dive-In Mondays at the Boulevard Pool


Dive into Dive-In Mondays at the Boulevard Pool

By Sam Glaser

“Just follow the kids,” we’re instructed as my friends and I enter the Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool for the Dive-In Mondays movie night. Really? I wonder as I fight an unwanted tinge of smugness. The kids? Ok, Little Giants is the 7:30 p.m. show, so of course the demographic might skew young. But would it ultimately ruin our experience? Quite the contrary, the event would prove to make us feel young, not feel outnumbered by the youngsters.