Chromeo Bring the Electro-Funk to Drai’s



Thursday, January 29

There are concerts, there are shows, and then there are parties with live music. Expect the latter when rap powerhouse Rakim blesses the stage at Bunkhouse. Local funk bringers RNR open the night, with in-between sets by DJ Wizdumb. (124 11th St., 8 p.m.,

Friday, January 30

Homegrown event-production crew Ravelation brings another superb mini festival to Brooklyn Bowl. This installment, entitled Bass N’ Trapment, is led by British beat monster Zomboy with support from Heroes x Villains, Getter and Laxx. (At the Linq, 8 p.m., As the New Year always does, 2015 brought a string of new nightclub residency announcements. We got giddy like a fan girl upon learning that electro-funk outfit Chromeo will appear at Drai’s on the regular. Tonight the duo is only behind the decks, but look for them to bring guitars, keyboards and uncontrollable swag to live performances in the near future. (In the Cromwell, 10:30 p.m.,

Saturday, January 31


DJ Wizdumb

In honor of tomorrow’s Big Game, Ghostbar Dayclub is hosting a Magical Unicorn Bowl. Guests who dress in theme (mythical athlete chic?) receive complimentary admission. Keep in mind that any inflatables used in costumes must be filled with air between 12.5 and 13.5 PSI. (In the Palms, 1 p.m., If you haven’t taken in the spectacular view of the Strip from the 63rd floor at Foundation Room, do it tonight. If you have, do it again. Guest DJ Taboo of the Black Eyed Peas will provide the soundtrack. (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m., Hungry for hip-hop? Hang with Fabolous and Politik at Tao (in the Venetian, 10 p.m., or head to Marquee for a performance by Wyclef Jean and beats by Eric D Lux. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., You can change the channel on Jersey Shore reruns, but like dried hair gel, Pauly D is here to stay. Catch the Italian mix maestro at Vanity. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 10:30 p.m.,

Sunday, February 1

The best commercials of the year are on TV today! And also, football. Whatever reason you have for sitting in front of a big screen, you can do so at Twin Peaks on the Strip and sip specials of Bud, Bud Light and Corona Light. (3717 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 285, 2 p.m., Other Big Game viewing options: For $145, Lavo lays out an Italian buffet and open bar 2-5 p.m. (in the Palazzo, 2 p.m.,, while Sayers Club sticks to free booze from 3-5 p.m. (In SLS, 2:30 p.m., Still got some juice? Join DJ Five at the launch party for #IndustryLife at Life. (In SLS, 10:30 p.m., Also making a debut is Tiësto-endorsed Dutchmen Oliver Heldens at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10:30 p.m.,



Monday, February 2

Break up the Monday doldrums with smooth grooves and a shot of ass juice at Double Down Saloon. The musical soldiers of the Bargain DJ Collective will supply the songs that make you forget about work in the morning. (4460 Paradise Rd., 10 p.m.,

Tuesday, February 3

Love Latin music? Get down to the Ainsworth for sounds by DJs Cubano and Veetam. If the idea of shaking your tail feather ain’t enough, you can also enjoy $5 drink deals and bottle specials. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 9 p.m.,

Wednesday, February 4

Sing your heart out during Karate Karaoke at Beauty Bar. You can find almost any song in the catalog. (We once heard Sia, Frank Sinatra and Kanye West all in one night.) If you need a little liquid courage, the bar’s got a beer and a shot for $6. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m.,

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