Backstreet’s Back, Fat Joe’s “All the Way Up” At Drai’s

Thursday 2

HEAR: Local rock band Adelitas Way had their big break in 2009, when the outfit’s “Invincible” single was chosen as the theme song for WWE Superstars. It seems the hard rockers are a hit with the wrestling fan demo, as their latest cut, “Ready for War (Pray for Peace)” is now opening WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs. Catch the hometown act at Brooklyn Bowl, with support from Letters From the Fire, The Black Moods and Conflict of Interest. 6 p.m., $15, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

DANCE: There are Good Times Ahead for electro house heads, as Miami-based EDM duo GTA again sets up behind the booth at Hakkasan. 10:30 p.m., $20-$30, inside MGM Grand, hakkasanlv.com

Friday 3

HEAR: Known for hit singles such as “Ball and Chain” and “Story of My Life,” veteran punk rockers Social Distortion have been playing music about Sex, Love and Rock ’n’ Roll for almost four decades now. Here’s hoping the band’s well-known cover of Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” makes the set list when the guys touch down at House of Blues during their two-night engagement this weekend. 7:30 p.m., $37, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com/lasvegas

DANCE: Fresh off their first Grammy win, EDM-pop duo The Chainsmokers return to XS for another installment of their Wynn residency. You’ve heard “Closer” already, so consider adding “Paris” and “All We Know” to your pre-party playlist. 10 p.m., $40-$75, inside Encore, xslasvegas.com

Fat Joe

Saturday 4

HEAR: Award-winning country crooner Blake Shelton topped Billboard’s country charts in 2016 with his latest release, If I’m Honest. Hear what the hype’s about when he takes the spotlight at MGM Grand Garden Arena, where The Voice favorites RaeLynn and Sundance Head will open for their former reality-show coach. 7:30 p.m., $50-$90, inside MGM Grand, mgmgrand.com

Sunday 5

DANCE: Remember how to do the Rockaway? Practice your “Lean Back” moves in anticipation for Fat Joe’s appearance at Drai’s. 10:30 p.m., $30-$50, at The Cromwell, draisnightlife.com

Monday 6

DANCE: It’s “Peanut Butter Jelly” time tonight at Marquee, where Swedish EDM duo Galantis will be behind the booth. 10:30 p.m., $23-$32, inside The Cosmopolitan, marqueelasvegas.com

EXPERIENCE: Local musicians, poets and performers unite every Monday at Hop Nuts Brewing for the long-running Human Experience open-mic night. Get your culture on with a local brew in-hand. 6:30 p.m., 1120 S. Main St., hopnutsbrewing.com

Other Mama’s Dan Krohmer

Tuesday 7

TASTE: Other Mama’s Daniel Krohmer takes over Honey Salt’s kitchen for a Guest Chef Dinner, featuring dishes such as a spicy seafood stew and a poached pear crostada. 6:30 p.m., $54, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., honeysalt.com

Wednesday 8 

HEAR: The legendary Billy Idol returns to House of Blues for “more, more, more” of his Forever residency. 7 p.m., $79-$149, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com/lasvegas

HEAR: Whether you came to know them as a millennial teenybopper, a Gen Z late adopter or simply because you’re the type of person who knows the way you want things, Backstreet Boys are back, this time with their Larger Than Life residency at The Axis at Planet Hollywood. Performances this week include March 3, 4 and 8. Alright. 9 p.m., $55-$279, inside Planet & Hollywood, ticketmaster.com/backstreetboys

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