Get Rowdy with Waka Flocka Flame, Ride Your Pony to 1Oak

Waka Flocka Flame

Waka Flocka Flame

Thursday, April 2

Soothe the sting of those horrible April Fools’ Day pranks with a good drink. Born and Raised has your back with happy hour specials from 4-7 p.m. and 3-6 a.m. Enjoy $3 beers, $4 well drinks and more than a dozen $5 appetizers to kick-start your weekend. And that’s no joke. (7260 S. Cimarron Rd.,

Friday, April 3 praised Black Milk’s latest effort, If There’s A Hell Below, comparing the rapper/producer to Q-Tip and Kendrick Lamar. The Detroit native plays Beauty Bar tonight, and we can’t wait to hear the bump and thump of “What It’s Worth” and his latest hit, “I Guess,” with a live band. (517 Fremont St., 9 p.m., Two of our favorite things about festival season are good tunes and booze. Thanks to the Vegas Beer & Music Festival at Foxtail, we can indulge in both. We’re already buzzin’ thinking about pairing the bitter hops of a Stone IPA with a rockin’ performance by Falling Doves. (At SLS, 7 p.m.,

Saturday, April 4



Waka Flocka Flame canceled his show at University of Oklahoma when videos surfaced of a fraternity at the school chanting racial slurs. You can give him a “Round of Applause” for his actions when he performs at Brooklyn Bowl. Last year, while supporting Chance the Rapper, Flame handed off the mic and jumped with fans in the audience. Now that he’s got a headlining spot, the show is bound to be rowdier. (At the Linq, 8:30 p.m., Get pumped to party with bodybuilder Jay Cutler. He’s hosting the official Desert Classic After Party at Ghostbar, so you can have a couple of drinks and compare biceps with the former Mr. Olympia. (In the Palms, 10 p.m.,

Sunday, April 5

Las Vegas resident DJ Franzen is known to hang with Drake and his OVO crew. He opened up for Drizzy’s cohorts PartyNextDoor and ILoveMakonnen during both of their recent Las Vegas visits. Hopefully Franzen brings some of Canada’s finest with him when he mans the decks at Drai’s. (In the Cromwell, 10:30 p.m.,

Monday, April 6

Still haven’t checked out Carnage’s Black and White residency? Wear either of the colors and head to Marquee, where he’ll give you a heavy dose of trap and hip-hop mixed with EDM bangers. The Guatemalan DJ recently announced that he will spin at Lollapalooza this summer. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.,

Tuesday, April 7

Ride your “Pony” to 1Oak, where R&B hitmaker Ginuwine will grace the stage. His steamy performances are sure to tantalize audiences like the two adult beverages in his name. Ginuwine tells us how he got hooked up with Parks and Recreation and what to expect from his new album in our interview at (In The Mirage, 10:30 p.m.,



Wednesday, April 8

Get over Hump Day with a glass at wine at Silverton’s Wine Down Wednesday. The weekly event features wines from around the world, and the first two tastings are free. Additional glasses, samples and small plates start at $2. Entertainment comes courtesy of local band Highrise Duo. (3333 Blue Diamond Rd., 6 p.m., Electro-rock duo Ratatat has a booty-shaking anthem called “Seventeen Years,” and they’ve been making beats for 14, since back when members Evan Mast and Mike Stroud met in college. Catch the Brooklyn-based band at Boulevard Pool. (At the Cosmopolitan, 8 p.m.,

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