Get “2 On” With Tinashe, Party With Diplo’s Mad Decent Crew

The Mad Decent Block Party hits Encore Beach Club Sunday, August 11

The Mad Decent Block Party hits Encore Beach Club Sunday, August 17

Thursday, August 14

Perhaps without knowing it, you’ve probably heard Tinashe‘s R&B bumper “2 On” permeating the airwaves. And with or without knowing it, you’ve probably felt a little 2 On (defined by Urban Dictionary as “feeling a little too good”), too. Join the 21-year-old songstress in celebrating her fast-rising single at Tao. You know she’ll likely hop on the mic for a song or two. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Friday, August 15

Is it Take-Your-Father’s-Former-Collaborator-to-Work Day? Because during this installment of Ditch Friday at Palms Pool, the heir to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air throne, Trey Smith (a.k.a. DJ Ace) will team up with Will Smith’s old cohort, DJ Jazzy Jeff. Way to build a bridge across the generation gap. (At the Palms, noon, Elsewhere in the world of retro, Daydream Pool Club hosts a free Rockabilly Rules edition of Nightswim. Stop by for an open Crown Royal and PBR bar from 8-9 p.m. Just don’t get anyone’s victory rolls wet. That hairstyle takes a lot of effort to perfect. (At M Resort, 8 p.m.,

Saturday, August 16

Shake off the day-drinking guilt by doing it at Help of Southern Nevada’s Boot Scootin’ Benefit at Gilley’s. Bring a team of four, pay $25 each and enjoy a complimentary cocktail and two raffle tickets, plus the priceless joy of dancing and doing good for the community. (In Treasure Island, 1 p.m., Afterward, hop over to TI Pool for a performance by Ginuwine. Odds are he’ll drop his biggest hit, “Pony,” a not-so-subtle, equine-inspired serenade that’s well worth the $30 cover on its own. (7 p.m., If our interview with Brody Jenner piqued your interest in his DJ skills, check out the Kardashian-adjacent reality star’s set at Body English. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m.,

Sunday, August 17

Several dates on the Mad Decent Block Party tour have now sold out. That means if you don’t catch Diplo, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus and more at Encore Beach Club now, you’re going to have to chase them at a later date in some other city. Suffice it to say, September weather in Eugene, Oregon, has got nothing on our faux-beach ambience in August. (At Encore, 11 a.m.,

Monday, August 18

Cure your case of the Mondays at Brooklyn Bowl. For the remainder of summer, locals bowl free on this day of the week, and enjoy $30 all-you-can-drink PBR draft and well drinks. Strike! (At the Linq,

Tuesday, August 19

Hakkasan opens its doors on a rare Tuesday night to partake in the Project/M.A.G.I.C. convention madness. It’s the host spot for the Hudson Jeans Grand Voyage party with a surprise guest performance. We can’t say who it is, but you can assume it’s someone fashionable. (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m.,

Wednesday, August 20

Vegas Seven’s Best of the City 2014 pick for Best Variety, Insert Coin(s), adds a new night in its impressively diverse arsenal. Flux promises bootlegs, original beats and rarities delivered by stellar residents DJs Cutso, Chuck Fader, Charlie Darker and Crykit. Funk work in the morning. (512 Fremont St., 8 p.m.,

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