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Major Lazer will lead "Butts Around the World" at Eclipse at Daylight September 18.

Major Lazer will lead “Butts Around the World” at Eclipse at Daylight September 18.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Work Hard Play Hard at the freshly renovated Ghostbar. All locals have comped admission while ladies enjoy an open Champagne bar until midnight and men enjoy the company of the bubbly-buzzed ladies all night. (In the Palms, 10:30 p.m., Swedish model-turned-producer Adrian Lux  has been stealing hearts and minds since his 2010 hit single “Teenage Crime.” Catch the young criminal at Surrender. (In Wynn, 10 p.m.,

Friday, Sept. 13

Anticipate Mexican Independence Day as Enrique Iglesias heats up Boulevard Pool. The Grammy-winning hip-swiveller has a ridiculous 23 No. 1 hits on Billboard’s Hot Latin chart. (At the Cosmopolitan, 9 p.m., Blurred lines trump tan lines when Robin Thicke hits Ditch Fridays with summer’s hottest anthem. “Blurred Lines” held the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 for a remarkable 12 weeks this summer. (At the Palms, noon) British DJ/producer Gareth Emery continues his North American tour with a stop at Marquee Nightclub. Emery is contributing to Krewella’s forthcoming album with the collaboration, “Lights & Thunder,” which has dance-floor hit written all over it. (In the Cosmopolitan, 9:30 p.m., Above & Beyond returns to XS tonight. The influential trance trio has been making recent noise with a run of acoustic shows that were recorded and are slated for an October album release. Here’s to the “real instruments” thing becoming a trend. (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, Sept. 14

As if Mexican Independence Day isn’t caliente enough, it’s also a Floyd Mayweather fight weekend. He’s fighting Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez, meaning that this weekend is officially en fuego. For the fight head to Hyde as the nightclub transforms into a viewing party. (In Bellagio, 5 p.m., Destructo and Friends at Body English features Digitalism, the German indie/electro duo signed to über-influential Kitsuné Records. Check out our interview with Digitalism’s Isi at (In Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m., Afrojack headlines XS less than two weeks after The Huffington Post reported Afro’s plans to train for a set in outer space. He’s clearly copying the Leave the World Behind moon-stream I proposed to Steve Angello last December. (In Encore, 10 p.m.)

Sunday, Sept. 15

When Nelly performs at Rehab, we’re hoping the star skips the heartbreaking new “Must Be the Honey” remix he did for Honey Nut Cheerios and just teases tracks his forthcoming album, M.O., slated for a Sept. 30 release. (At Hard Rock Hotel, 10 a.m.) Calvin Harris takes the stage at Wet Republic with a new Guinness World Record for becoming the first artist to achieve nine U.K. Top 10 singles off one album, 18 Months. He soundly surpassed Michael Jackson’s previous record of seven. (At MGM Grand, noon, Trance legend Tiësto returns to Hakkasan tonight. He recently started a deep house radio show on SiriusXM, and it sounds like he’s hedging his bets against a big room-house-bubble. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., End the weekend at XS Nightswim with Avicii. If any album can challenge Calvin Harris’ dominance in 2013 it will be Avicii’s just-released debut, True. The 24-year-old Swede is injecting new flavors into EDM: “Disruption is good when a scene is half stuck,” Avicii told Billboard. (In Encore, 10 p.m.)

Monday, Sept. 16

The Mexican Independence Day festivities continue with two-for-one tequila cocktail specials at Rhumbar. (In The Mirage, noon, Head to Magnum Mondays at STK where local star M!ke Attack spins, industry folk save 25 percent and Veuve Clicquot offers a buy-a-bottle, get-a-magnum promotion. (In the Cosmopolitan, 9 p.m.,

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Rising remixer Panic City headlines Lavo. We love what he did with Lana Del Rey’s “Young and Beautiful,” and can’t wait to hear his full set. (In the Palazzo, 11 p.m., Rock Downtown at Fremont Country Club with 12-times platinum P.O.D., local faves Otherwise and L.A.-based Stars in Stereo. (601 Fremont, 7 p.m., Keep it local at the M Resort with the Industry Neon Night Swim at DayDream Pool Club. There’s cosmic beer pong, a ladies’ open vodka bar for the first hour and the first 50 guests get a free bottle of UV vodka. (At M Resort, 8 p.m.,

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Mötley Crüe returns to the Hard Rock Hotel with an Intimate Evening in Hell as the seminal rock quartet of Vince Neil, Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee and Mick Mars begin their 12-show residency at The Joint. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 9 p.m., Major Lazer helps the sun set on Eclipse at Daylight with the Fantasy Island Luau closing party. Lazer, a.k.a. Diplo, has been busy with his inventive “Blow Your Head” interactive art exhibition that bridges music/photography/film while his “Butts Around the World” twerking contest bridges, well, butts from around the world. (At Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.,

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