Party Like LeBron When Mick Spins at Surrender

Mick, formerly Mick Boogie, spins at Surrender October 17.

Mick, formerly Mick Boogie, spins at Surrender October 18.

Thursday, Oct. 17

The Nervo sisters bring some serious talent to Hakkasan tonight. The two Aussie models turned songwriters and producers have a string of hits that make them one of the hottest duos anywhere. #marriagematerial. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., Mick (formerly Mick Boogie) is the go-to DJ for the fashion, entertainment, sports and technology industries; his party résumé includes Ralph Lauren, Nike, Esquire, Grey Goose, Heineken, Jay-Z and LeBron James. Catch the stars’ DJ tonight at Surrender’s Slide Thursdays. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, Oct. 18

Trot on over to Crazy Horse III for the spot’s Four-Year Anniversary Party, hosted by Playboy’s sexiest swimsuit model in the world, Joanna Krupa. Arrive early for open bar till 11 p.m. (3525 W. Russell Rd., 9 p.m., Armand van Helden flies into the booth at Light. The Boston University-educated DJ/producer has been at it since the ’90s, most recently as one-half of Duck Sauce along with fellow Light-fave A-Trak. (At Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, Oct. 19

Daytime party people, don’t fret because pool season has passed. Take your pick: Costume-up and get your debauchery on with confetti showers and high-end beer bongs at the Ghostbar Dayclub Grandiose Opening (in the Palms, 1 p.m.,, or get it poppin’ with Saturday Champagne Brunch at Lavo, indulging in an expansive selection of food and bubbly at the spot that started the brunch-party. (In the Palazzo, 2 p.m., Stop us if you’ve heard this one: Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan. Get excited about the recently debuted remix of the Killers’ “When You Were Young” from Harris’ forthcoming compilation album, Direct Hits, scheduled for a Nov. 11 release. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.) Jimmy Buffet and the Coral Reefer Band perform at the MGM Grand Garden Arena (in MGM Grand, 8 p.m.,, and there’s a free pre-party at Magaritaville with games, food, drinks and swag giveaways. (At the Flamingo, 11 a.m.,

Sunday, Oct. 20

The weekend of epic returns continues: Following a summer break, XIV Neon Circus starts back up at Hyde. Crazy costumes are encouraged, so dress up for the only place to be early on Sunday evening. Seriously, this has to be the top Sunday early-evening party in the world. (In Bellagio, 5 p.m., What possessed Lavo to give notorious nightlife photographer Kirill his very own residency? First go to, then read our interview on Page 34. Then go see Kirill’s Las Rageous debut, where ladies compete for $3,000 awarded to whoever, ahem, takes the most crowd-pleasing Champagne facial. (In the Palazzo, 11 p.m.)

Monday, Oct. 21

Our tour of football-viewing venues stops in Summerlin at Bradley Ogden’s Hops & Harvest. Before hitting the clubs, hit the new Taps & Apps menu, featuring beer and wine on tap as well as farm-to-table appetizers. (In Tivoli Village, 11:30 a.m., Introducing the newest industry night, The Collaborative (“Cocktails. Crew. Culture.”) in the Library at Marquee Nightclub. Tonight features The Bumbys, New York-based typewriting artists who silently, fairly and often accurately appraise you on the spot. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., Make your way to Mad Decent Mondays at XS featuring the twerkfather, Diplo. Don’t miss Diplo’s latest EP, Revolution, which dropped Oct. 8. (In Encore, 10 p.m.,

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Smash Magazine presents the Scream it Like You Mean It Tour at the Henderson Events Plaza, featuring headliner Story of the Year with Like Moths To Flames, Hawthorne Heights, Set It Off and I Am King. (200 S. Water St., Henderson, 5 p.m.,

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Settle, the debut studio album of English duo Disclosure, launched in June, and it has been met with critical acclaim and substantial chart success. Nice booking, Light; we’re excited to see these two behind the decks. (At Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.) In 2011 Dillon Francis impressed Diplo and burst into the public consciousness riding musical genres Francis describes as “Moombahton, Luvstep, and everything in-between.” Hear it all at Surrender. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.)

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