Get Down with ‘Kanye’ at Hakkasan

Khloe Terae.

Khloe Terae by Glen Bowden

Thursday, August 28

You can’t get down to the live music of Kanye West until he’s here for Life Is Beautiful in October. But you can get down to “Kanye,” the new single from “#Selfie” hit-makers the Chainsmokers, which is inspired by Mr. West’s glowing confidence. Catch the duo opening for Steve Aoki at Hakkasan. (At MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m., Hop over to SLS for the grand opening of the Sayers Club with a performance by “Habits (Stay High)” singer, Tove Lo. The Swedish songstress, who’s written for Cher Lloyd and Icona Pop, is poised to break even bigger in 2014. (10 p.m.,

Friday, August 29

The inaugural Rehab DJ Battle concludes four weeks of competition as local hopefuls compete for $3,000 in cash and prizes; DJ Hollywood hosts. (At Hard Rock, 10 a.m., The Palms Pool invites you to join centerfold/DJ Brooke Evers, the ladies of Veve swimwear and Playmate Khloe Terae, who’ll host a bikini contest during this edition of Ditch Fridays. (Noon, Close the evening at Tao with DJ Khaled, who returns to spin August 31 at Tao Beach. Khaled refers to himself as “a genius” and “the Quincy Jones of Hip-Hop” in a recent interview on Larry King Now. We can’t say we agree, but we do suggest you listen to the clip if only to hear 80-year-old King exclaim “We the best!” (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Benny Benassi

Benny Benassi

Saturday, August 30

Jason Derulo could sing the phone book and make it sound good. The man famous for singing his name in all his songs (including the Snoop Dogg-assisted summer smash “Wiggle”) pulls double-duty at Rehab and Body English. (In Hard Rock, 10 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., R&B singer Miguel gets in on the serenade action at Hyde. He’ll be celebrating the birthday of longtime girlfriend Nazanin Mandi. You may hear a few hearts break in the audience. (In Bellagio, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, August 31

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard the earth-trembling vocals of System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian. Thanks to Benny Benassi, we can enjoy them with 100 percent more dance-music flavor in their new collaboration, “Shooting Helicopters.” Here’s hoping Benassi drops the blood-pumping track at Marquee Dayclub. (At the Cosmopolitan, 11 a.m., After executing a 10-hour set in Ibiza and a playa takeover at Burning Man, house music veteran Carl Cox returns to spin at Light after-hours. (In Mandalay Bay, 3 a.m.,

Monday, September 1

Insert Coin(s) invites all ages to its third annual Hometown Heroes event. The party starts outdoors with food trucks, charity raffles and an action-sports exhibition. The 21-and-over set can stick around till 9 p.m. for a performance by Payola Presley and a DJ set by BMX rider Ben Snowden inside the barcade. (512 Fremont St.,

Tuesday, September 2

Not long ago, a DJ’s only option was to spin vinyl records. Today it’s an anomaly, which is why we recommend the all-vinyl edition of Nickel F***n Beer Night with DJs Biz:E and Munkey at Beauty Bar. There will be actual turntables playing actual wax and, of course, really cheap beer. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m.,

Wednesday, September 3

Last month, hip-hop and trap producer RL Grime took to YouTube to announce that his debut album, Void, will be released in November. What’s he going to do in the meantime? Besides spinning at Light on occasion as his alter ego Clockwork, we hope he’ll drop previews at Surrender. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Tove Lo by Fredrik Etoall

Tove Lo by Fredrik Etoall

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