Deadmau5 Heads to XS, The Chainsmokers Light Up Omnia



Thursday, July 2

Even though we’re able to see the best DJs in the world on a weekly basis, there’s nothing more satisfying than hearing the right song at the right time. At Artifice, you choose the next song during Thursday Request Live. Roc will mix your request with his own remixes, so there’s no hard work involved. Oh, yeah, there’s no cover, either. What’s a megaclub again? (1025 S. First St., 10 p.m.,

Friday, July 3

It’s First Friday! Head to DTLV to scope out some of the newest work by local and national artists and grub on food from several local food trucks. Plus, you can always embark on a mini bar crawl on Fremont East after the chaos. (Downtown, 5 p.m., Want to party harder? Let GTA’s “Hard House” give you that extra push into holiday weekend party mode at Light. A photo they posted on their Facebook page hints at a collaboration with trap producer RL Grime. The song is bound to be a banger, but for now, get down to their twerk-able remix of Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money.” (In Mandalay Bay, 10 p.m., And for the complete Independence Day weekend low-down, read our 4th of July party guide.



Saturday, July 4

Celebrate Independence Day with a pool party and groovin’ tunes! Electro rock’s MSTRKRFT hits Foxtail Pool for a patriotic pool party. The duo has been pretty quiet as of late in regards to new music, but that’s because they’re busy giving fans around the world a taste of their … KRFT. Since the release of 2009’s Fist of God, they’ve played nearly every major festival in the U.S., including Coachella and Outside Lands. Since it’s a huge weekend, we’re hoping they will bring some of their collaborators with them. E-40 and Ghostface Killah, anyone? (At SLS, 7 p.m., Virginia crooner Chris Brown just can’t keep himself off the front pages, can he? Early last month, his attempt to reconnect with his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran ended with the singer banging on her door after she kicked him out of his SUV, according to His actions might seem a little iffy, but you can’t deny that “Yo (Excuse Me Miss)” and “New Flame” are incredibly catchy. See him perform at Drai’s. (In the Cromwell, 10:30 p.m.,

Sunday, July 5

If you’ve got a Twitter account, you’ve seen Deadmau5’s tweets. The Canadian progressive house producer is known for his sharp tongue and undeniable wit. Over the years, he’s openly called out big-name DJs, including Krewella and Martin Garrix, and also Paris Hilton for their lack of skills. We think he’s being a little harsh, but he’s definitely got the talent to back it up. Experience it firsthand at XS’ Sunday Nightswim. (In Encore, 10 p.m., New York DJ duo the Chainsmokers hit up Omnia for a post-Independence Day party. They revealed via a Reddit AMA in May that they’ve got enough music to be able to release a single each month in the foreseeable future. They may play a few tonight! (In Caesars Palace, 10 p.m.,

Monday, July 6

English DJ/producer Ashley Wallbridge is known for bringing together progressive house and trance in his sets. He dropped a remix of fellow progressive house/trance DJ Audien’s “Insomnia.” Since they both dabble in the same genres and are both Marquee residents, chances are that Audien will appear to support. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m.,

The Chainsmokers.

The Chainsmokers.

Tuesday, July 7

Feeling hungry after a long day at the office? Hit up Park on Fremont for Taco Tuesday. Enjoy $2 tacos and $1 Coronitas from 3-7 p.m. Move the party to the front patio and enjoy your food with the best people-watching in the city. Given some of the crazy things we’ve seen on Fremont lately, this is your better option. (506 Fremont St., 3-7 p.m.,

Wednesday, July 8

After the Fight of the Century, it’s no surprise that Floyd “Money” Mayweather sits comfortably atop Forbes’ World’s Highest-Paid Athletes list. According to an article the magazine published last month, the Money Team monarch brought in $300 million from June 1, 2014, to June 1, 2015. See the official TMT DJ, D-Miles, at Hyde. Since his boss just racked up an unthinkable amount of cash, he might have enough to buy you a bottle. (In Bellagio, 10:30 p.m.,