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Gary Clark Jr. rocks the Boulevard Pool on August 8.

Gary Clark Jr. rocks the Boulevard Pool on August 8.

Thursday, Aug. 8

Rock out with Austin, Texas’ rising star Gary Clark Jr. at the Boulevard Pool. The singer/guitarist has a cool sound that bridges the past and future of blues, soul and hip-hop, and helped him become Rolling Stone’s Best Young Gun and a SPIN magazine Breakout Artist. (At the Cosmopolitan, 8 p.m., Next, bounce over to Surrender for a face-melting bass-heavy set by Zeds Dead. The Canadian duo released their past two EPs for Ultra Records and Mad Decent Records, as well as a remix résumé that includes Foo Fighters, the Rolling Stones and the Roots. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, Aug. 9

R&B hit-maker Ne-Yo performs at Ditch Friday. The Las Vegas gentleman recently collaborated with X-Factor alum Cher Lloyd on “It’s All Good,” and also wrote “Meant to Be” for TLC’s upcoming album in October, the group’s first release in 11 years. (At the Palms, noon, Party with Sander van Doorn at Marquee Nightclub. The Dutch trance star recently released “Neon,” which was 18 months in the making and includes non-digital instruments, including a prominent cello. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., Dutch-Moroccan DJ and Hardwell protégé R3hab hits the decks at Hakkasan, where he’ll surely drop his new collaboration with Bassjackers, “Raise Those Hands.” (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., Chicago-based house trio Krewella returns to Light with their sure-to-be-massive hit “Legacy (Save My Life)” with Nicky Romero. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, Aug. 10

Swedish electro duo Rebecca & Fiona dip into Marquee Dayclub. They sing, produce, DJ and will look hot in 100-plus degree weather. (At the Cosmopolitan, 10 a.m.) Montréal-born, New York-reppin’ and Kanye-collaborating A-Trak returns to Light after recently getting tapped by Adidas to work with Run DMC on the brand’s fall 2013 Unite All Originals campaign. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.) Tiësto hits Hakkasan’s main room while Ruckus holds it down in the Ling Ling Club. The former is arguably the highest-profile producer in the world. The latter, Lenny Kravitz’s super-talented cousin who spins private parties for the likes of Oprah, Jay-Z, Shaq, Louis Vuitton and Prada. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.) Treat yourself! N9NE Steakhouse celebrates National S’mores Day with a complimentary hibachi-style build-your-own s’mores station with house-made flavored marshmallows, and white and dark chocolate ganache-covered graham crackers. (In the Palms, 5:30 p.m.)

Sunday, Aug. 11

Steve Aoki, the always-entertaining, balcony-diving son of a Benihana, dives into Wet Republic. Catch his latest track, “Push ‘Em (Steve Aoki & Travis Barker Remix)” by Yelawolf and Travis Barker. (At MGM Grand, 11 a.m., The Kaskade Summer Lovin residency is in full swing at Marquee Dayclub. In between spinning his hits and teasing his upcoming Atmosphere album, we’re hoping Kaskade drops his remix of Lana Del Rey’s “Young & Beautiful.” (At the Cosmopolitan, 10 a.m.) LGBT super-promoter Eduardo Cordova presents Freedom Sundays at Marquee Nightclub. The venue will take on a 1700s-era French Revolutionary theme to celebrate equality at this straight-friendly gay night. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.) Hardwell—the 25-year-old Dutch phenom who landed at No. 6 on last year’s DJ Mag poll—hits Hakkasan with his pal and Revealed Recordings label-mate Dannic. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.) Grammy-nominated producer and prolific remixer Morgan Page dips into XS Nightswim. In July he posted a radical ’80s remix, “Morgan Page feat. The Outfield – Your Love.” I don’t wanna lose your love toniiiiiight! (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Monday, Aug. 12

Mad Decent Mondays returns to XS, featuring the super-influential Diplo, who comically changed his Twitter display to “Diplo-rida” in response to a beef with Flo-rida over similarities between the two artists’ recent music videos. (In Encore, 10 p.m.) The Dutch duo W&W are having a helluva 2013, highlighted by an Armin van Buuren collaboration, an awesomely unusual ballpark show following a July Philadelphia Phillies baseball game, and soon-to-include a Hardwell collaboration, “Jumper,” which just hit YouTube as a teaser. We’re hoping to hear the entire thing at Marquee Nightclub. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.)

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Pre-party at Rockhouse’s Taco Tuesday and fill up for $1.50 apiece, and wash ’em down with $5 tequila shots and $7 margaritas. (In the Venetian, 10 a.m., Then throw on something crazy and head up to GBDC (After Dark) at Moon, featuring Alie Layus with Kid Conrad. (In the Palms, 10:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Brooklyn resident Bit Funk is a nu-disco gem. Preview at, then catch him at Commonwealth. (625 Fremont St., 9 p.m., Get your Irish on at McFadden’s Whiskey Wednesday with $3 Jameson and Fireball shots, $4 well whiskey drinks and $6 Irish Car Bombs all night. Or as long as you can stand. (In Town Square, 9 p.m.,

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