The Weeknd Makes Drai’s Debut, Diplo Throws a Post-Tech Twerk-Fest



Thursday, January 1

It’s Day 1! Check out Carnage and Cash Cash at Marquee Dayclub and lap up complimentary brunch and champagne 1-2:30 p.m. Do we even need to mention the bikini bowl games? Eh, doesn’t hurt. (At the Cosmopolitan, 1 p.m., Speaking of cutthroat sports, the 10th annual World Series of Beer Pong takes over the Riviera through Jan. 5. (Spoiler alert: There’s water in those cups!) (

Friday, January 2

Now that the Get Back has moved to Velveteen Rabbit, Beauty Bar introduces a new First Friday “lunar dance party,” Under the Moon. DJs Byra Tanks, Zack the Ripper and Bev$tmde will spin the freshest in house, indie, hip-hop and trap. (517 Fremont St., 10 p.m., Having conquered Hakkasan and Life Is Beautiful last year, R&B singer The Weeknd makes his Drai’s debut. (In the Cromwell, 10 p.m., Turntablist DJ Logic begins his Spare Time (get it?) residency at Brooklyn Bowl. (At the Linq, midnight,

Saturday, January 3

All y’all who worked on Dec. 31 can take in Lavo’s Industry New Year’s Eve Party Brunch. Yes, it’s an afternoon New Year’s Eve party on Jan. 3. (In the Palazzo, 2 p.m., Singer/songwriter John Legend rings in his 36th birthday at Foxtail. You’re invited, and we’re guessing wife/model Chrissy Teigen is, too. (In SLS, 10:30 p.m.,

Sunday, January 4

Support frequent opener Mark Eteson as he holds down the headliner slot at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m.,

Monday, January 5

Local favorite DJ Ikon gets in the booth at XS. The occasion: a party for his other business, Feature Sneaker Boutique. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Tuesday, January 6

CES begins today, as do the after-parties. Join Diplo for a post-tech twerk-fest at Surrender.  (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Wednesday, January 7

Still kicking? Stretch your brain at Bunkhouse during Geeks Who Drink trivia night. (124 11th St., 7 p.m.,

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