Kevin Hart Hosts Tao, Fedde Le Grand Takes a Dip at Foxtail Pool Club

The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Thursday, May 21

We can’t think of a better way to kick off a week of nonstop Memorial Day bashes than with a pool party. Head to Encore Beach Club for a set by Dillon Francis. The Los Angeles-based producer says he’s taking inspiration from the mellow soundscapes of Canadian rapper Drake and Australian producer Flume for his new album, which is a step away from his signature upbeat Moombahton style. His collaboration with Kygo, “Coming Over,” gave us a taste of the smooth sounds to come. See if he teases more new material tonight. And for more Memorial Day Weekend shenanigans, see Page 46. (At Encore, 10 p.m.,

Friday, May 22

Fedde Le Grand has been causing a ruckus overseas. Late last month, the Dutch DJ manned the decks with Bingo Players at Italy’s One Day Festival, and a few weeks later, he spun in Istanbul alongside Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike. The “Put Your Hands Up for Detroit” hitmaker is finally back in the States, so catch him at Foxtail Pool Club before he takes off for Switzerland. And ask if he can share some of those frequent-flier miles, because a seaside vacation sounds pretty good right now. (At SLS, 10:30 a.m.,

Saturday, May 23

The only thing crazier than The Weeknd’s fearlessly explicit lyrics is his hairdo; it’s been compared to inanimate objects such as broccoli, palm trees and the Japanese Rising Sun. We’re not sure what’s going on in that department, but we do know his future in music is bright. The 25-year-old R&B singer headlined two nights of Coachella in April, and his steamy contribution to the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, “Earned It,” has become a force on Billboard’s Top 40 charts. See the Canadian perform at Drai’s for a full-length concert in what will definitely be the sexiest night of your, ahem, Memorial Day Weeknd. (In the Cromwell, 10:30 p.m., Maybe hearing up-and-coming talent is on your agenda. If so, catch Hiatus Kaiyote. The neo-soul quartet from Australia produces smooth genre-bending tunes that have received quite a bit of buzz thanks to co-signs from Prince, Questlove and Q-Tip. The group wooed audiences at SXSW in March, and they’re back in the Southwest to deliver the sultry goodness at Insert Coin(s). (512 Fremont St., 8 p.m.,

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart

Sunday, May 24

When Brooklyn rapper Fabolous performed at Tao Beach during fight weekend, he sported a UNLV basketball jersey. He’s back today, and we’re holding our breath for another jersey appearance. Since he’s visiting often and righteously reppin’ the Rebs, could he be a future resident? (At the Venetian, 11 a.m., Stick around for an after-concert party at Tao hosted by CinemaCon’s Comedy Star of the Year, Kevin Hart. He’s working with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on a new buddy comedy, so maybe he’ll get buddy-buddy with Eric DLux on the decks. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m.,

Monday, May 25

Happy Memorial Day! If you’re still alive after the barbecue, beer and baseball binge, venture to Marquee for an earth-shakin’ set from Carnage. The Guatemalan DJ recently dropped his collaboration with rapper ILoveMakonnen, “I Like Tuh,” and we can’t wait to dance to the tune’s monster bass. Take some friendly advice from the lyrics and “get turnt” on this holiday evening. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., Rising rap star Action Bronson brings his Mr. Wonderful World Tour to House of Blues. Music critics compare the 31-year-old rapper’s style to legendary Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah. Hear his percussive flow over the jazzy guitars of “Terry,” and see why the audacious comparisons were made in the first place. (In Mandalay Bay, 8 p.m.,

Action Bronson

Action Bronson

Tuesday, May 26

Hardstyle heavyweights Showtek just announced they’re playing EDC! The duo is a perfect fit for the sprawling festival grounds of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, but see if Omnia can contain the brashness of “Booyah” and “Cannonball” tonight. The pair took turns hyping up the crowd while standing on the decks when they performed at the Tomorrowland Brasil festival early this month, and they’re bound to do the same in the megaclub. This one’s sure to get wild. What? You thought we’d give you a breather after the Memorial Day madness?! Blasphemy! (In Caesars Palace, 10 p.m.,

Wednesday, May 27

Speaking of EDM Dutch duos, let Bassjackers push you over that midweek slump. They teamed-up with Afrojack on the track, “What We Live For,” and the music video follows the artists on their journeys from childhood to stardom. See how far they’ve come when they spin at Light. (In Mandalay Bay, 10:30 p.m.,

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