Eric Prydz Closes Out the Nightswim Season

Eric Prydz does the season finale of XS Nightswim September 29.

Eric Prydz does the season finale of XS Nightswim September 29.

Thursday, Sept. 26

Happy Arthur’s Day! Arthur Guinness, that is. He founded the eponymous Irish beer, and the first 100 guests to arrive at Rí Rá in time for the worldwide toast at 5:59 p.m. get a free pint of Guinness. (In the Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 5 p.m., Set Your Life to Music at the Boulevard Pool with reggae’s original Bad Boys, Inner Circle. (At the Cosmopolitan, 8 p.m., The EDM arms race continues as Calvin Harris and Nervo co-headline at Hakkasan. We all know the Scottish superstar; now get to know the Nervo sisters. (In MGM Grand,
10 p.m.,

Friday, Sept. 27

Head to Hardwell at Hakkasan. The Dutch electro house prodigy is about to let fans behind the scenes with his forthcoming I Am Hardwell documentary. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.) Skrillex returns to Light after recently debuting tracks from a new collaborative project with Diplo, Jack U, at the Mad Decent Block Party in San Diego. Expect to hear a lot more from the new bass-heavy super-duo. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m., We hope Mad Decent artist Dylan Francis brings to Surrender “Without You,” his awesomely unexpected collaboration with indie-dance cult favorites Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., Nearby and on the opposite side of the EDM spectrum, David Guetta takes the stage at XS. The DJ/producer-turned-pop star is reportedly cutting tracks with Chic legend-turned-“Get Lucky” collaborator Nile Rodgers. (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, Sept. 28

Laidback Luke comes to Wet Republic after recently teaming up with Martin Solveig on the bleepy collabanger, “Blow.” (At MGM Grand, noon, Dyro heads toward Light with one of summer’s gems, “Never Say Goodbye,” a collaboration with his mentor Hardwell featuring Bright Lights. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.) After substantial anticipation, Avicii hits XS after releasing his debut LP True last week. Billboard says True could be “what catapults Avicii from superstar DJ to flat-out superstar.” (In Encore, 10 p.m.) Vice Saturdays at Tao welcomes Dirty Dutchman Chuckie, who was recently knighted in his home country of Suriname. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, Sept. 29

Dutch duo W&W is still airborne from “Jumper,” its summer single with Hardwell, and headlines Marquee Dayclub today. (At the Cosmopolitan, 10 a.m., Also getting wet: Steve Aoki and Nervo at Wet Republic. (At MGM Grand, noon) The ever-energetic Aoki exudes epic endurance by taking center stage at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.) If you somehow managed to stay dry all day, redeem yourself with techno legend Eric Prydz for the season finale of XS Nightswim, the definitive nighttime pool party. (In Encore, 10 p.m.) Our game-day tour continues with our first stop at a dayclub. Liquid has 48-inch plasma TVs, $30 buckets of beer and the Cabana Special: two bottles, two pitchers of specialty cocktails or mixed drinks and food platters for $1,000. (In Aria, 10 a.m.,

Monday, Sept. 30

Stop by La Comida before 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for its new happy hour featuring $5 beers and $5 fresh-fruit margaritas that include prickly pear, pomegranate and, my personal favorite, tamarind. (100 Sixth St., 3 p.m., Speaking of East Fremont, Vice was recently confirmed to play the GlowRun AfterGlow block party in the Fremont East district; he returns to Marquee tonight. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.)

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Dip into Hyde for the Lost Angels industry party featuring SKAM Artist, Knyew boutique owner and streetwear-influencer DJ Crooked. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m., Then head to Lavo for All Night Tuesdays, featuring Slovenian techno veteran Umek, who’s been uplifting fans since ’93. (In the Palazzo,
10 p.m.,

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Get jacked as Afrojack turns Surrender into Afroland. The Grammy Award-winning Dutchman recently released a teaser for his upcoming documentary, March of the Afrojack, which chronicles his meteoric rise. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.)

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