Sayers Club Goes Back to Basics, J. Cole Returns to Drai’s

Presto One

Presto One

Thursday, March 5

Call us old-fashioned, but we like it when DJs spin real wax. It’s more stimulating than an iPod’s “play” button. It’s less predictable than a thumb drive full of songs. It takes skill. So excuse us while we get excited for the debut of White Label Thursdays at Sayers Club. Named for the plain labels stuck to old promo vinyl, the weekly ode to old-school vibing features an all-analog set by the Oakland Faders’ DJ Spair and open-format turntable session. Tonight: Las Vegas’ own Presto One rocks the decks. (In SLS, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, March 6

You’ve seen Brody Jenner on reality TV. (The Hills, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, and let us not forget Bromance.) You may have also seen him book DJ gigs here in Las Vegas (Body English, Hyde, 1 Oak, etc.). But from now on, Tao (and Tao Beach) are the only locals spots where you’ll see Jenner and his mixing mentor William Lifestyle—the duo is now exclusive to Tao Group for 2015. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m., Someone we don’t see around here very often is J. Cole. Save for a surprise birthday performance in February, the rapper’s last Las Vegas concert was October 2013. (The same night Kanye West’s Yeezus tour hit MGM Grand.) Finally, the North Carolina native is back to drop rhymes at Drai’s. (In the Cromwell, 10:30 p.m., BBC Radio 1 tastemaker Pete Tong returns to Life with techno producer/Diddy collaborator Guy Gerber and SKAM artist Chris Garcia. (In SLS, 10:30 p.m.,

Julian Jordan

Julian Jordan

Saturday, March 7

Newsflash: It’s officially pool season. Who cares if it snowed a few weeks ago? So what if your fake tan hasn’t set yet? There’s day raging to do as 19-year-old Dutch DJ Julian Jordan provides the tunes at Marquee Dayclub. (At the Cosmopolitan, 11 a.m., Continue your carousing at Double Helix’s Town Square location. The wine and whiskey bar is hosting an AFAN benefit brunch, where you can buy one pitcher of red sangria and get the second for half-off. Philanthropy never tasted so good. (6599 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 150B, 11 a.m.,

Sunday, March 8

In more pool news, Encore Beach Club closes its first weekend of the season with hip-hop mainstay Jermaine Dupri. (At Encore, 11 a.m., Feeling competitive? Sign up for the “Get Your Balls Wet” beer pong tournament at Revolver. Preliminary rounds run every Sunday until the final showdown on March 29. Weekly winners get $100, and the all-time champs take home $1,000. (In Santa Fe Station, 8 p.m., Exotics Racing takes over The Bank. Those who opt for a table will be treated to racing packages, with three lucky guests winning VIP experiences. DJ E-Rock works the wheels of steel. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m.,

Jermaine Dupri

Jermaine Dupri

Monday, March 9

Shake off your Monday blues at Marquee where New Jersey’s EDM trio Cash Cash takes charge. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., If you’re craving a little more hop with your hip, head to XS for sounds by former Shady Records DJ Green Lantern. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Tuesday, March 10

London-based Hospital Records brings some of its finest talent to Beauty Bar for Nickel F—n Beer Night. Local residents Biz:E Mnstr and Beast Fremont kick off the evening headlined by drum and bass maniacs Metrik, Nu:Tone and Etherwood. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m.,

Wednesday, March 11

You don’t hear them too often nowadays, but mash-ups are still very much a thing. Billed as “the biggest bootleg mash-up party in the world,” Bootie makes its Las Vegas debut at Gold Spike for an all ’80s affair. That means you might hear Billy Joel with Rob Base. Depeche Mode with Devo. Culture Club with Blue Öyster Cult. The possibilities are endless! Don your DayGlo and get to dancing. (217 Las Vegas Blvd. North, 9 p.m.

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