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Mosh at Las Rageous Then Bounce to Method Man and Redman

What to do when the sun goes down.

Thursday 20

EXPERIENCE: Celebrate 4/20 at Puff, Pass & Paint Sin City, a “cannabis-friendly, all-inclusive art class.” Supplies and a complimentary glass of wine are included, but the event is BYOC (Bring Your Own Cannabis). The location won’t be revealed until after you buy your ticket. 7 p.m., $39, eventbrite.com/e/puff-pass-paint-sin-city-tickets-31662723057

You can also watch somebody get thrown a beating at Real MMA inside Sam’s Town Live. 7 p.m., $25, inside Sam’s Town, boydgaming.com

DANCE: End your Thursday night (or start your Friday morning) with Tiësto inside the main room at Hakkasan Las Vegas. $20–$100, inside MGM Grand,hakkasanlv.com 

Friday 21

TASTE: Polynesian cuisine is on the menu during the Pure Aloha Festival at the Silverton Casino-Hotel. In addition to more than 100 specialty food and retail vendors, the festival includes nightly island music/reggae concerts and a carnival. 5 p.m.–midnight, $10 ($15 after 8 p.m.), vizzun.com

EXPERIENCE: Metal. Two days of nonstop metal. The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center hosts Las Rageous, featuring Godsmack, Coheed and Cambria, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Of Mice & Men and the Devil Wears Prada. Stock up on ibuprofen—your neck is definitely going to hurt from all that head banging. $72–$457, dlvec.com. Check out our interview with Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante in this issue.

HEAR: Academy Award–winning composer Hans Zimmer brings the music of his movies to Park Theater. Even if you’re not a cinephile, you’ll instantly recognize some of Zimmer’s most famous scores, which include The Lion King, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Dark Knight and Inception. 7:30 p.m., $54–$400, inside Monte Carlo, montecarlo.com

Did you hear? 4/21 is the new 4/20. That’s what you can tell people on your way to the Mount Kushmore Wellness Retreat Tour, featuring Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Flatbush Zombies and Berner. 8:30 p.m., $46–$136, mandalaybay.com

DANCE: The Chainsmokers, who just dropped their debut studio album Memories … Do Not Open, return to XS for the next round of shows in their three-year residency at the Strip megaclub. $45–$65, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com

Meanwhile, Calvin Harris is at Omnia Nightclub, because Las Vegas is so packed with DJ talent it’s starting to get ridiculous. 10:30 p.m., $30–$105, inside Caesars Palace, omnianightclub.com

And over at The Cosmopolitan, Swedish house DJ Eric Prydz is bringing the noise to Marquee. 10:30 p.m., $23–$42, marqueelasvegas.com

Saturday 22

HEAR: Known for hits such as “Carry on Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind,” classic rock act Kansas brings its Leftoverture 40th Anniversary tour to The Smith Center. 7:30 p.m., $33–$99, Reynolds Hall, thesmithcenter.com 

John Mayer is the latest big-ticket singer to bring his show to T-Mobile Arena. The 39-year-old just released his seventh studio album, The Search for Everything, so don’t be surprised if he says, “Here’s something off the new record.” 7:30 p.m., $56–$179, t-mobilearena.com

Or, if you’re a little bit country, you can see Clint Black at Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa. 8 p.m., $29–$69, stationcasinosevents.com

And, the second night of Las Rageous offers performances by Avenged Sevenfold, Breaking Benjamin, Mastodon, Eagles of Death Metal, All That Remains and Escape the Fate. $72–$457, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, dlvec.com

LAUGH: Catch Ray Romano and David Spade during another installment of the Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage. 10 p.m., $80, mirage.com

EXPERIENCE: Honor Mother Earth by slipping some singles into her G-string at Crazy Horse III’s Go Green Earth Day Party. Complimentary limo service begins at 7:30 p.m., and guests arriving before 11 p.m. will be served a free green tea shot, made with Jameson, peach schnapps, sour mix and ginger ale. Enjoy! 3525 W. Russell Rd., crazyhorse3.com

DANCE: Flosstradamus brings his trap-heavy beats to Surrender Nightclub. $25–$45, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, surrendernightclub.com. Check out our profile on Flosstradamus in this issue.

Method Man and Redman

Sunday 23

HEAR: Make it a semi-lazy Sunday. Watch How High, take a nap and then get to Drai’s to see Method Man and Redman in concert. The hip-hop artists, who have been collaborating for more than 20 years, will perform for the rooftop crowd with backup from DJ Franzen. $20–$30, at The Cromwell, draisnightlife.com

New Found Glory, which is set to release a new album later this month, is appearing at House of Blues with opening act Trash Boat. We’re thinking about going just to see what kind of people would name their band Trash Boat. They’re probably awesome. 6 p.m., $25, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com/lasvegas

Monday 24

DANCE: Lil Jon, who we can’t think about without remembering that Dave Chappelle impersonation, is back behind the decks for Flawless Mondays at Jewel Nightclub. Locals get complimentary admission, so leave a nice tip. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside Aria, jewelnightclub.com

HEAR: Speaking of locals, give some love to longtime Las Vegas act Santa Fe & the Fat City Horns, who perform every Monday at The Lounge inside Palms Resort Casino. 10:30 p.m., $10, palms.com

Tuesday 25

HEAR: Get Downtown in time to see former Ramones bassist C.J. Ramone at Backstage Bar & Billiards. C.J. went solo following a career that also included stints with Guitar Pete’s Axe Attack, Los Gusanos and Bad Chopper. His most recent album, American Beauty, debuted in March. 8 p.m., $13 ($15 day of), 601 Fremont St., backstagebarlv.com

EXPERIENCE: Do your best Ramones impersonation during Liquid Courage Karaoke at Double Barrel Roadhouse. 9 p.m., at Monte Carlo, montecarlo.com

Wednesday 26

DANCE: Say no to staying in for the night and get to Hyde Bellagio for “UnWined Wednesdays.” Every Wednesday in April, guests are treated to half-price bottles and glasses of wine. 5 p.m., inside Bellagio, hydebellagio.com 

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