Ed sheeran by Greg Williams

Ed Sheeran Lays on the Charm at T-Mobile Arena, Big Dog’s Summer Beer Fest Is Back


HEAR: We already thought it was cool that a punk band called The Bombpops was playing Downtown’s Beauty Bar, but then they added a second act called The Fuck Off and Dies to the bill. Take our money! 8 p.m., 517 Fremont St., beautybarlv.com

DANCE: Diplo is back in town, and he’s doing his thing at Wynn Las Vegas’ Intrigue Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, intriguevegas.com


LAUGH: Game show host/comedian/actor Howie Mandel teams up with Saturday Night Live (and Tommy Boy) alum David Spade for the first of two shows at The Mirage. If you miss them on Friday, you can catch them on Saturday. 10 p.m., $66–$99, themirage.com

HEAR: People, Thievery Corporation is coming to town. See them at Brooklyn Bowl; you might not get another chance. 8 p.m., tickets start at $40, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com

Or if TC’s chill style isn’t your thing, go bang your head to metal legends Slayer at The Joint. They’re coming with special guests Lamb of God and Behemoth. 7 p.m., tickets start at $60, inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, hardrockhotel.com

And if neither of those concerts suits your taste, maybe you’ll be down for Ed Sheeran at T-Mobile Arena. 7:30 p.m., $40-$100, t-mobilearena.com

DANCE: Calvin Harris is in the DJ booth at Omnia Nightclub, and the Caesars Palace club is still running the special that gets you a copy of his latest album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, with every ticket purchase. 10:30 p.m., $30–$50, omnianightclub.com

Crunk god Lil Jon is playing Jewel Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, at Aria Resort & Casino, jewelnightclub.com

And NGHTMRE checks in at Hakkasan Las Vegas. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside MGM Grand, hakkasanlv.com

And A-Trak is over at Intrigue Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside Wynn Las Vegas, intriguevegas.com

Big Dogs Brewing by Joe Fury/SpyOnVegas.com


TASTE: The annual Big Dog’s Summer Beer Fest is back, featuring more than 45 varieties of suds along with barbecue platters, raffle prizes and live reggae. Bow wow wow. 5 p.m., 4543 N. Rancho Drive, bigdogsbrews.com

HEAR: Over at T-Mobile Arena, Kendrick Lamar brings The DAMN. Tour to town with special guests Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. 9 p.m., tickets start at $40, t-mobilearena.com

Grits and Biscuits sounds delicious, but alas, there will be no food on the concert floor at House of Blues. Instead, you get “A Dirty South Set” brought to you by E.Z. Mo Breezy. 10 p.m., $20, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com

If you’ve been putting off seeing Pitbull at The Axis, this could be your last chance. The artist wraps up his latest run of residency shows tonight. 9 p.m., tickets start at $49, inside Planet Hollywood, planethollywood.com

Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers alum Michael McDonald plays Primm’s Star of the Desert Arena. 8 p.m., tickets start at $30, 31700 Las Vegas Blvd. South, primmvalleyresorts.com

DANCE: Porter Robinson gets the call at Jewel Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside Aria Resort & Casino, jewelnightclub.com


HEAR: Flamingo Las Vegas taps Lit and Alien Ant Farm for the latest round of Night Jams at GO Pool. 7 p.m., $23, gopoolvegas.com

DANCE: Nick Miller, not the grumpy-but-lovable Jake Johnson character from New Girl but the EDM producer/performer also known as Illenium, takes the spotlight tonight at Hakkasan Las Vegas. Elephante is also on board for support. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside MGM Grand, hakkasanlv.com

EXPERIENCE: The Artisan Boutique Hotel and Embassy Nightclub are teaming up for The Craziest Latin Night Pool Party in Las Vegas. There’s hookah service, drink specials, something called the “Crazy Wet Bull” and sounds by DJ Shark. We’re there. 10 p.m., artisanhotel.com

HEAR: Next door at The Linq, Flow Tribe and New Breed Brass Band are playing Brooklyn Bowl. 6 p.m., $15–$20, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com


TASTE: It’s Martini Mondays at Vista Lounge inside Caesars Palace. Help yourself to $12 specialty martinis named after neighborhoods around New York City. Hey, “The Bronx” has Godiva white liqueur, Absolut Vanilia and simple syrup. I’ll take two! 5 p.m.–close, vistacocktaillounge.com

DANCE: Robin Schulz, who this year dropped an excellent collab with David Guetta titled “Shed a Light,” is playing XS Nightclub. 8 p.m., $20–$30, at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com



HEAR: You get two legends for the price of one tonight at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton are in town, and you’ll hate yourself if you pass that up. 7:30 p.m., tickets start at $60, caesarspalace.com


HEAR: It feels like Primus has been sailing the seas of cheese forever. Good for them. See Les Claypool and the gang onstage at The Joint. 7 p.m., $40–$55, inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, hardrockhotel.com

DANCE: End your Wednesday by wearing yourself out on the dance floor at Paris Las Vegas’ Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop. DJ Dre Dae is behind the decks tonight. 10:30 p.m., $30, chateaunights.com