Shaq Takes to the Turntables, Beauty Bar Hosts White Trash Pageant


Thursday, June 26

Aussie twins Nervo skipped town for Electric Daisy Carnival last weekend. Now you can welcome them back to Hakkasan, where they’ll likely play their new single “Sunshine Thru Rain Clouds.” (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, June 27

If you missed indie wailers Grouplove at the Boulevard Pool in April, you can see them spin during Ditch Fridays at the Palms Pool. Then catch ’em live again in August at Brooklyn Bowl with Portugal. The Man. (At the Palms, noon, Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal makes his official DJ debut at Chateau. We just wish he’d change his name to Shaq Fu upon entering the booth, considering that a sequel to the ’90s video game is underway. That only leaves us waiting for him to drop another rap album. (In Paris, 10:30 p.m., Over at Drai’s Beach Club & Nightclub, 24-year-old DJ/producer Arty hits the decks. The Russian-born trance lover is making waves as the first artist signed to Interscope’s Insomniac Records label. (In the Cromwell, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, June 28

Holland native Dyro is also drumming up buzz. Hardwell’s Revealed Recordings signee recently released “Radical,” with fellow Dutchmen Dannic, and in an interview with Billboard, the label boss called them “two of the biggest up-and-coming DJs in the world.” Now’s your opportunity to spot Dyro at Light. (At Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m., Didn’t make prom court in your high school days? Reclaim the throne by winning the Mr. and Mrs. White Trash pageant during the White Trash Social at Beauty Bar. You’ll enjoy bragging rights, beer bongs, live art and music. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m., Curious as to what a 3-D concert entails? Check out electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk execute such a thing at the Chelsea. (In the Cosmopolitan, 8 p.m., Afterward, swing by Fizz for the debut of Late Night Saturdays after-hours with sounds by DJ Shift. You can tip your flute till the sun comes up. (In Caesars Palace, 3 a.m.,

Sunday, June 29

Steve Angello’s former Swedish House Mafia mates are now fully committed to their side project, Axwell Ingrosso. The duo announced they’ll be releasing an album, and they performed at Light and EDC last weekend. So what’s Angello up to now? Find out when he takes control of Encore Beach Club. (At Encore, 11 a.m., If that requires too much clothing for your taste, take a dip at Artisan’s top-optional Naked Pool for La Playa: Latin Beach Life, with tunes by DJs Veetam and Cubano. (1501 W. Sahara Ave., 1 p.m.,

Monday, June 30

You don’t even have to put your shirt back on; you’re bouncing to Bare Pool Lounge for their Dunk a DJ contest with Ikon and Karma. Upon entry, you’ll receive three dunk tickets. Slamming one on the first try wins a pitcher, and any successful try scores you a complimentary cocktail. (At The Mirage, 11 a.m., Put on your dancing shoes for DJ Jonathan Toubin’s no-cover Soul Clap at Brooklyn Bowl, wherein the New York noisemaker drops funk from the ’50s and ’60s on 45s. Don’t miss the dance-off at 11 p.m., during which you can win a $100 prize and four tickets to a future Brooklyn Bowl show of your choice. (At the Linq, 9 p.m.,

Tuesday, July 1

Would you rather have hot chicks or hot wings? At Diablo’s Cantina you don’t have to choose! The fourth annual Hot Chicks vs. Hot Wings pits 40 women against spicy chicken for the chance to win $5,000. Enjoy $5 pitchers and $3 well drinks while you watch. (In Monte Carlo, 9 p.m., Later, head to Hyde for a DJ set by electro-pop rockers Breathe Carolina. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m.,

Wednesday, July 2

Cabanas are great, but free booze at your cabana is even better! During DayDream Pool Club’s L.I.P.P. Service Wednesdays, you’ll receive a comped bottle of Grey Goose with each cabana purchase; DJ Sandman sets the soundtrack. (M Resort, 11 a.m., At Surrender, the non-rapping half of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis spins solo. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., Nightly through Friday, DJ Logic does a set with Arizona funk rockers Spafford at Vinyl. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 9:30 p.m.,