Alison Wonderland

A Sommelier Smackdown, Alison Wonderland Hits Surrender and More

Thursday 2

HEAR: The Vegas Music Summit presents a two-night showcase at Backstage Bar & Billiards, with local bands headlining. Tonight’s installment features Almost Normal, Avalon Landing and Smoke Season. Through Feb. 3, 8 p.m., $10, 601 Fremont St., backstagebarlv.com

DANCE: Thirsty Thursday means it’s Ladies Night at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country, where all women score $1 wells, drafts and glasses of wine. And even if you can’t partake in the drink specials, you can still hit the floor on what’s likely the dancehall’s busiest night of the week. Yee-haw! 7 p.m., Town Square Las Vegas, stoneysrockincountry.com

Friday 3

HEAR: Time to dust off your baggy JNCOs and Doc Martens! Vanilla Ice, Naughty by Nature, Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath, All-4-One, Tone Loc and Young MC join forces on the I Love the ’90s tour, which hits The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino tonight. 8 p.m., $45-$200, hardrockhotel.com

DANCE: “Get Ready” for the trippy, trap-laced beats of classically-trained cellist-turned EDM DJ Alison Wonderland, who plays Surrender at Encore tonight. 10:30 p.m., $25-$45, surrendernightclub.com

Ariana Grande

Saturday 4

HEAR: Promoting her hit 2016 album Dangerous Woman, pop/R&B sensation Ariana Grande brings her tour of the same name to the MGM Grand Garden Arena. You’ll be there all night, but probably not all day … Little Mix and Victoria Monét open. 7:30 p.m., $30-$200, mgmgrand.com

DANCE: Maybe best known for his 2014 smash “Heroes (We Could Be)” collab with Tove Lo, Swedish DJ/producer sensation Alesso drops his latest single February 3. Give “Falling” a listen before hearing him drop it live at XS. 10 p.m., $20-$30, xslasvegas.com

EXPERIENCE: The Church Lady and Master Thespian share the stage tonight at The Foundry, where Saturday Night Live alums Dana Carvey and Jon Lovitz are again teaming up for their Reunited residency. 8:30 p.m., $49-$89, inside SLS Las Vegas, foundrylv.com

Borgeous

Sunday 5

HEAR: Drai’s Nightclub fittingly goes big for big game weekend, featuring a lineup of top-notch live performances at the rooftop Cromwell club. Playing the big finale tonight is 2017 album of the year Grammy nominee Future. 10:30 p.m., $50-$75, draisnightlife.com

DANCE: Borgeous takes the crowd at Hakkasan “Over the Edge” tonight with his house-tinged EDM tunes. 10:30 p.m., $20-$30, inside MGM Grand, hakkasanlv.com

Monday 6

DANCE: Give some local love at Marquee Nightclub tonight, where veteran Las Vegas-based spinner DJ M!KEATTACK hits the booth. 10:30 p.m., $23-$32, inside The Cosmopolitan,
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EXPERIENCE: Show off your own talents during Monday Night Karaoke at Downtown’s Bunkhouse Saloon tonight. We recommend a couple beers to take the edge off. 10 p.m., bunkhousedowntown.com

Tuesday 7

TASTE: Local wine experts go head-to-head at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, where sommeliers will pair dishes in a three-course meal during the Downtown Summerlin location’s annual Sommelier Smackdown. Tonight’s round puts Lupo’s Jenna Boyer against the MGM Grand WPB&G’S Jason Jones. 6:30 p.m., $65, wolfgangpuck.com

Photo: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Wednesday 8

TASTE: The Las Vegas beer scene continues to thrive, with local breweries routinely releasing some seriously stellar suds. Get a taste of Henderson’s Lovelady Brewery tonight at Khoury’s, during a tap takeover which features the can release of its latest beer. 6 p.m., 9915 S. Eastern Ave., khourysfinewine.com

EXPERIENCE: Goooooooaaaaaallllll! Catch a Major League Soccer exhibition game tonight at Sam Boyd Stadium, where the national teams from Mexico and Iceland will spar off. 6:30 p.m., $29-$154, unlvtickets.com

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