Death Cab for Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie Possesses Hearts at The Chelsea, Anderson .Paak Comes Down to Jewel

Your itinerary for the next seven nights.

Thursday 16

HEAR: Spend a little more time on your eyeliner and find those old band shirts from Hot Topic because Emo Nite is coming to Vinyl. 9 p.m., $10–$15, inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino,

DANCE: Escape with Calvin Harris and his protégé Generik, who take over the DJ booth at Hakkasan. 10:30 p.m., $40–$75, inside MGM Grand,

Catch Norma Jean on Sunday

Friday 17

TASTE: It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and there’s a good chance you don’t know why you’re celebrating, but you’ll be wearing green and drinking too much all the same. Do just that at Big Dog’s Draft House, where there’ll be live music, corned beef and cabbage and, of course, beer and Jameson specials. 10 a.m.–midnight, 4543 N. Rancho Dr.,

HEAR: After playing the Life Is Beautiful Festival in 2015, Ben Gibbard and the rest of Death Cab for Cutie return to Las Vegas to bring the band’s melodic indie sound to The Chelsea. Don’t forget tissues. 7 p.m., $25–$35, inside The Cosmopolitan,

DANCE: Rising hip-hop artist Anderson .Paak, who was nominated for best new artist and best urban contemporary album at last month’s Grammy awards, wants you to “Come Down” and experience The Good Life Fridays at Jewel. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside Aria,

EXPERIENCE: Saturday Night Live alums Jon Lovitz and Dana Carvey are Reunited and hoping to make you laugh at The Foundry. 8:30 p.m., $49–$89, inside SLS Las Vegas,

Saturday 18

HEAR: Backstreet Boys are back—alright! You can’t remember your social security number, but you still know every word to “Quit Playing Games With My Heart.” Prove it at their Larger Than Life residency at The AXIS Theater. 9 p.m., $79–$299, inside Planet Hollywood,

DANCE: A hip-hop battle royale, Blessed: Kanye vs. Drake vs. Future will showcase videos and music by the rappers at Brooklyn Bowl. 8 p.m., $10, at The Linq Promenade,

Sunday 19

EXPERIENCE: For something off the beaten path, grab some friends and head out to Spring Mountain State Park for the Joshua Tree Night Hike to see the blooming cacti flowers under the moonlight.
6 p.m., $7 per vehicle, 6375 Highway 159,
Blue Diamond,

HEAR: Smash magazine presents a little millennial high school nostalgia via metalcore band Norma Jean at Backstage Bar & Billiards. He Is Legend, Capsize and Comrades open. 8 p.m., $18–$20, 601 Fremont St.,

DANCE: Catch some moon rays during Marquee’s Drenched After Dark splash bash, where house beatmeister Deorro is manning the booth.
10:30 p.m., $23–$32, inside The Cosmopolitan,

Monday 20

DANCE: Mysterious masked DJ/producer Marshmello is climbing the charts with his recent release, “Alone.” Give it a listen before experiencing his brand of trap-heavy EDM live at XS. 10 p.m., $20–$30, inside Encore,

Techno Taco Tuesday

Tuesday 21

DANCE: Nothing says “Tuesday Night in Vegas” like dancing to techno with a stomach full of tacos. Probably. Techno Taco Tuesday makes it happen at Tacos & Beer. 9 p.m., 3900 Paradise Rd.,

Wednesday 22

DANCE: Beat slinger Skrillex will be “Working for It” at Surrender tonight. 10:30 p.m., $25–$35, inside Encore,

EXPERIENCE: Calling all horrible people! Why confine those offensive Cards Against Humanity combos to your home when you can share them publicly at Teams Against Humanity at Bad Beat Brewing? 7 p.m., 7380 Eastgate Rd., Suite 110, Henderson,

HEAR: Billy fucking Idol is bringing his Forever residency back to the House of Blues. It’s a nice day for … an ’80s throwback. 7 p.m., $40, inside Mandalay Bay,