The Knocks Kick It Arcade Style

The Knocks headline Insert Coin(s).

The Knocks headline Insert Coin(s).

Thursday, April 3

Hakkasan recently declared Thursdays as its official industry night, offering complimentary admission to locals. Now that you won’t be spending money on a cover, we have some suggestions on how to use your newfound cash: Sew the bills together to make a dress, make a charitable donation to the Human Fund (Google it) or buy something special for R3hab, who’s spinning in the main room and celebrating his 28th birthday tonight. DJ Shift keeps it moving in the Ling Ling Club. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m.,

Friday, April 4

Happy First Friday! Let us never forget that Beauty Bar hosts The Get Back, the monthly marathon of grooves that’s kept Fremont East’s funk level at 11 for more than a decade. (517 Fremont St., 10 p.m., Also Downtown, Hard Hat Lounge is having a Birthday Extravaganza honoring dozens of local nightlifers. We ran the numbers and there’s a 93 percent chance that you know at least two of them. If you don’t, you’ll likely recognize a DJ or four as more than 30 are scheduled to spin on the stagecoach outside—Munkey, Biz:E and Miyuki among them. (1675 Industrial Rd., 5 p.m., Deeper into the Arts District, Velveteen Rabbit has resident DJs Juju Man and Rex Dart in the booth. (1218 S. Main St., 10 p.m.,

Saturday, April 5

It’s time to get serious about summer, folks; this weekend is grand opening time for a whole bunch of pool clubs. Marquee Dayclub has Kaskade on deck (at the Cosmopolitan, 11 a.m.,, while Nicky Romero handles DJ duty at Daylight (at Mandalay Bay, 11 a.m., If you’re like us, you may have been wondering when Australian rapper-on-the-rise Iggy Azalea would come to Las Vegas. Although she’s skipping us on The New Classic tour, Azalea offers a tease with a performance at Tao, where we will hopefully hear her latest banger, “Fancy” featuring Charli XCX. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, April 6

Didn’t get enough grand opening goodness yesterday? Great! Because the fun in the sun continues at Wet Republic, where Calvin Harris will likely drop his new seasonal ode, “Summer.” (At MGM Grand, 11 a.m., Over at Encore Beach Club, you can anticipate much ado about rump shaking as Major Lazer spins a set of twerk-inducing tunes. (At Encore, 11 a.m., End your night at Insert Coin(s) for the culmination of its three-day, three-year anniversary celebration, featuring complimentary Champagne from Moët. DJ duo the Knocks headline with support from Anthony Valadez of L.A.’s KCRW. It’s a party so good, it’ll make you forget about work in the morning. (512 Fremont St., 9 p.m.,

Monday, April 7

From Meadows School to Marquee, local boy 3Lau (Justin Blau) is making Las Vegas proud with pop mash-ups and originals—most recently “How You Love Me,” featuring vocals by Bright Lights. How cool would it be to see more homegrown talent headlining industry nights? (At the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.)

Tuesday, April 8

Whether you missed its launch last month or you just love wearing circus attire, you’ll be delighted to know the Greatest Party on Earth returns to 1 Oak tonight with DJ Clinton Sparks leading the ring. (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m. Wanna show off your own mixing and scratching skills? Sign up for the 2014 DMC Regional DJ Battle happening at Boomers Bar. In addition to judging the competition, local legends Cutso, Phoniks and D-Styles will spin, and DJ Edoc will emcee. The champion will advance to the DMC U.S. Finals later this year. (3200 Sirius Ave., 9 p.m.,


Would you like your alcohol with a side of art? I.S.I. Group (Industry Supporting Industry) takes over Commonwealth for another edition of Vegas MADE, presenting a live installation from local street-wear brand Civilian. In addition to the awesome visual display, DJs Aurajin and Neva will supply the aural vibes. (525 Fremont St., 9 pm.,



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