Kick It Old School With Snoop at Tao, Own the Dance Floor With Hardwell

Snoopadelic Cabaret

Snoopadelic Cabaret

Thursday, September 11

Need a reason to check out THEhotel’s transformation into the Delano? Franklin, the new resort’s lounge, is the place to be for libations, small bites and a rotating roster of DJs. Tonight, Audiomoe and Elvis Suarez bring the tunes into the wee hours. (In the Delano, 5 p.m.,

Friday, September 12

Beauty Bar hosts a David Bowie tribute night, Dynamite. DJ Allen will spin a soundtrack that expands beyond Bowie tunes to include glam-punk contemporaries such as the Talking Heads and Grace Jones. There’s also a $50 bar tab on the line for the best Bowie-inspired ensemble. (517 Fremont St., 10 p.m., A-Trak’s been busy dropping mixtapes on his Fool’s Gold label and working on his Federal Reserve collaborative EP with rapper Cam’ron. Now he returns to Light with his genre-bending beats. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m.,

Saturday, September 13

Hyde hosts a Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana viewing party. (In Bellagio, 5 p.m., As usual, Mayweather seems pretty confident about winning. He’ll appear post-fight at Vanity with “Don’t Tell ‘Em” singer Jeremih (in Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m., and at Rehab on Sunday (at Hard Rock, 10 a.m.). Something tells us those parties won’t be so fun if the undefeated champ loses. For a sure reason to raise your glass, stop by Hofbräuhaus for the Oktoberfest kickoff. Siegfried and Roy will be on hand to strike the first mallet. (4510 Paradise Rd., 7 p.m., Macklemore and Ryan Lewis deliver a full concert performance at Surrender for  Mexican Independence Day weekend. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m., Eric Prydz, our 2014 Best Bet for Legit Electronic Music, is here for the first date of his exclusive residency with Life. (In SLS Las Vegas, 10 p.m., The Swedish star will also appear as his techno-leaning alter ego Cirez D tomorrow for the debut of Life’s industry night, Underground Sundays (In SLS Las Vegas, 10 p.m.) Snoop Dogg returns to Tao for a post-fight-night edition of his “speakeasy experience,” Snoopadelic Cabaret. No word on whether he’s burned through the prize he won on Mayweather’s fight last September. Let’s just say it wasn’t cash. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather

Sunday, September 14

A year after teasing the track at EDC 2013, Hardwell released “The Dance Floor Is Yours” with W&W for free on Soundcloud. Now you can listen to it on repeat before seeing him with Mark Eteson at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m., For more hip-hop flavor, swing by The Bank for a set by Sirius/XM Radio’s DJ Whoo Kid. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m., 

Monday, September 15

Savor unlimited margarita tastings at the Margarita Festival at Boulevard Pool. Some of the city’s most celebrated mixologists—from venues such as Velveteen Rabbit and Herbs & Rye—will compete for prestige and a trip to Tequila, Mexico; you just have to put down $40 to drink and vote. (At the Cosmopolitan, 7 p.m., Feel like clubbin’ after all that sippin’? Head upstairs to Marquee for sounds by Vice. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10:30 p.m.,



Tuesday, September 16

In a rare move, Wet Republic opens its doors at night for a fiesta in honor of Mexican Independence Day. Dutch titan Tiësto is on deck to keep you moving. (At MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m., For more Mexican Independence-related festivities, see our roundup at

Wednesday, September 17

Ladies, don’t forget you can indulge in a rosè Champagne open bar from 10 p.m. to midnight during #LadiesBeLike at Ghostbar. Additionally, enjoy sounds by DJ Presto One and half off all cocktails. (In the Palms, 8 p.m., 

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