Memorial Day Weekend is a five-night affair in Las Vegas, so don’t get left behind or you’ll be playing catch-up until Monday.
TASTE: It’s National Wine Day. You’re gonna see memes and snaps about “wine o’clock” all day. It’s gonna make you thirsty …
You’re in luck. HEXX Kitchen + Bar at Paris Las Vegas is hosting a wine tasting with three 3-ounce pours from select options for $25. hexxlasvegas.com
You should have no problem finding a glass of wine (or anything else) at the Las Vegas Epicurean Affair on The Palazzo Las Vegas Pool Deck. SUGARCANE executive chef Timon Balloo hosts an evening of cocktails and cuisine featuring offerings from nearly 80 Las Vegas restaurants. 7 p.m., $110, venetian.com
DANCE: You don’t often see Ty Dolla $ign as a solo act, but tonight he’s on his own at TAO Nightclub inside The Venetian. 10:30 p.m., $23–$32, taolasvegas.com
Meanwhile, Zedd leads off Hakkasan Nightclub’s MDW lineup, with an assist from Stretch. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside MGM Grand, hakkasanlasvegas.com
TASTE: Swing by Downtown early for a patriotic cocktail at Fremont East’s Therapy restaurant. The menu includes Star Spangled Lemonade with blueberry liqueur and Dos Armadillos tequila for $10. There’s also a Rocket Shot made with Malibu rum, Blue Curaçao liqueur and grenadine for $5. Yum. therapylv.com
HEAR: Stick around and see Little River Band at Golden Nugget. A lot of people say “Reminiscing” is LRB’s greatest musical achievement, but one could make the argument for “Playing to Win.” You decide. 8 p.m., $43–$173, 129 Fremont St., goldennugget.com
LAUGH: It’ll be wall-to-wall F-bombs when Bob Saget takes the stage at Brooklyn Bowl. 7 p.m., $30–$100, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas
And, Community alum Joel McHale headlines at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino. 9 p.m., $48–$76, treasureisland.com. Check out our interview with McHale at vegasseven.com/joelmchale.
EXPERIENCE: Rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch continues its run at Mandalay Bay’s House of Blues. 10:30 p.m., $32, houseofblues.com/lasvegas
DANCE: Picking up where it left off last weekend, XS Nightclub’s 8 Year Anniversary event rolls on with the Chainsmokers. 10 p.m., $45–$65, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com
If that’s not enough for you, DJ Snake hosts Surrender Nightclub’s Nightswim. 10:30 p.m., $25–$45, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, surrendernightclub.com
Or get crunk with Lil Jon at 1 OAK Nightclub inside The Mirage. Admit it, it’s been forever since you actually got crunk. 10:30 p.m., $30–$40, 1oaklasvegas.com
TASTE: The Springs Preserve serves up beers from around the world at its annual Brews and Blues Festival. Every ticket is good for unlimited beer samples, and the evening’s entertainment includes the Ace Tones and Ghost Town Blues Band. 4 p.m., $35–$40, springspreserve.org
HEAR: Downtown Grand opens a new concert venue on Third Street and taps Mötley Crüe frontman Vince Neil for its kickoff show. 7 p.m., free, downtowngrand.com
If you’re more of a ’90s person, Stratosphere Hotel welcomes all-stars Smash Mouth to its Elation Pool. 9 p.m., $35, stratospherehotel.com
DANCE: Saturday’s nightclub lineup is ridiculous. See for yourself.
First, you’ve got Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival 2017 headliner 2 Chainz putting on a show at 1 OAK. 10:30 p.m., $30–$50, inside The Mirage, 1oaklasvegas.com
Then there’s Gucci Mane, who gets the call at Marquee Nightclub inside The Cosmopolitan. 10:30 p.m., $45–$83, marqueelasvegas.com
Lil Wayne is on The Cromwell rooftop at Drai’s Nightclub. $40–$60, draisnightlife.com
Martin Garrix is spinning at Omnia Nightclub inside Caesars Palace. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30,
And XS dials up David Guetta for its 8 Year Anniversary event. 10 p.m., $40–$75, xslasvegas.com
HEAR: Welcome to Throwback City. It’s like the Columbia House music catalog came to life and sent its biggest acts to Las Vegas for one night only.
First up, it’s the Total Package Tour at T-Mobile Arena, starring New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul and Vegas headliners Boyz II Men. If late ’80s/early ’90s pop music was your thing, you belong here. 7:30 p.m., $35–$130, t-mobilearena.com
If your tastes lean toward ’80s rock, be at Sunset Station for Loverboy and Starship featuring Mickey Thomas. Hold up, why is Starship second-billed? This is the group that did “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” from that movie Mannequin—one of the best songs ever made … in some people’s opinion. 8 p.m., $24–$44, stationcasinos.com/events
And lordy, it gets even better. “King of New Jack Swing” Teddy Riley brings Teddy Riley and Friends to The Amp at Craig Ranch in North Las Vegas. Are you ready for this lineup? It’s Guy, Blackstreet, Al B. Sure!, Christopher Williams, Big Bub, Kool Moe Dee and Wreckx-N-Effect. That’s a must-see. 7 p.m., $30–$70, Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Rd., ticketmaster.com
DANCE: Drai’s keeps killing it with its headliners. Tonight Wiz Khalifa takes the stage with an assist by DJ Franzen. $40–$60, inside The Cromwell, draisnightlife.com
Meanwhile, Fast & Furious franchise star Ludacris comes to Light at Mandalay Bay. 10 p.m., $25–$51, thelightvegas.com
And Kygo checks in for Nightswim at XS’s 8 Year Anniversary party. 10 p.m., $50–$100, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com. Read more about Kygo in this issue.
TASTE: Did you work or play all day? Doesn’t matter, you’re probably hungry, so it’s a good thing Red Rock Resort and Green Valley Ranch Resort are bringing back their seasonal tastings menus, Taste the Rock and Taste to Share, respectively. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., stationcasinosblog.com/taste-the-rock/ and greenvalleyranch.sclv.com/tastetoshare
DANCE: You’re probably thinking, “We just had all of these big-time DJs blow through town, but where was Steve Aoki?” Breathe easy. He’s at Jewel Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside Aria, jewelnightclub.com
And the 8 Year Anniversary at XS goes out with a bang as Diplo takes the stage. 10 p.m., $20–$30, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com
DANCE: If you’re not trying to cram in what’s left of your Netflix queue before it all goes away on Thursday, hit up Omnia Nightclub to see Julian Jordan. 10:30 p.m., $20–$40, inside Caesars Palace, omnianightclub.com
TASTE: Enjoy half-priced bottles and glasses of wine at UnWined Wednesdays at Hyde Bellagio. 5 p.m., inside Bellagio, hydebellagio.com
EXPERIENCE: The Phantom of the Opera kicks off its run of 16 performances at The Smith Center. 7:30 p.m., $36–$137, thesmithcenter.com