Die Antwoord Gets Freeky at The Chelsea, Miguel Heats Up Drai’s Nightclub

Here's where to play when the sun goes down and the night is young.

This could possibly be the last time you see Die Antwoord in Las Vegas

Thursday 17

HEAR: The Space presents An Evening of Showcases with Phat Pack Entertainment. The show features seven 15-minute performances covering everything from Broadway hits to Robert Goulet and Shirley Bassey. 7:30 p.m., $20–$25, 3460 Cavaretta Ct., thespacelv.com

Is your love strong enough to handle the great Bryan Ferry at The Cosmopolitan tonight? The answer can only be yes. Catch him at The Chelsea. 8 p.m., $29, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

DANCE: You don’t have to wait until it’s late to get your dance on tonight. Life Time Athletic Clubs are throwing glowing dance jam Ignite the Night inside group fitness studios at their Green Valley and Summerlin locations. It’s free for members and nonmembers and includes a post-dance poolside social hour with apps and drinks. 6 p.m., register at 702-802-7300 (Green Valley, 121 Carnegie St.) or 702-228-2611 (Summerlin, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd.), lifetimefitness.com

Later, make your way to MGM Grand and catch Lil Jon hosting the About Last Night party at Hakkasan Las Vegas. Be sure to call your friends in the morning and tell them how it went down. 10:30 p.m., $25–$35, inside MGM Grand, hakkasanlv.com

Friday 18

EXPERIENCE: Friday night is Country Night at Santa Fe Station Hotel’s Chrome Showroom with a performance by Whiskey Maiden. Put on some denim, boots, a sequin shirt and a 10-gallon hat—after all, it’s not that hot outside. 9 p.m., stationcasinosevents.com

LAUGH: Comedian Carlos Mencia plays the first of two shows at the Orleans Showroom. Can’t make it tonight? Catch him on Saturday. 8 p.m., $35–$55, at The Orleans Hotel & Casino, orleanscasino.com

And Ron “Tater Salad” White is also in town for two nights, serving up laughs at The Mirage. And yes, he actually likes to be called “Tater Salad.” Really, it’s none of our business. 10 p.m., $71–$93, themirage.com

HEAR: Mandalay Bay’s Concerts at the Beach series rolls on with a performance by alternative rock outfit 311, so why don’t you roll yourself down there and check it out.
9 p.m., $50, mandalaybay.com

Or catch Life Is Beautiful alum Young the Giant’s Home of the Strange tour at Pearl Concert Theater (Read our interview with the band’s drummer here). 7 p.m., $30–$103, inside Palms Casino Resort, palms.com 

DANCE: If you haven’t had a chance to hear Big Boi’s new album, BOOMIVERSE, you might want to familiarize yourself before Sir Lucious Left Foot himself makes an appearance at Drai’s Nightclub on the roof of The Cromwell. 10:30 p.m., $30–$50, draisnightlife.com

Over at Aria Resort & Casino’s Jewel Nightclub, DJ duo LA Leakers are celebrating The Good Life Fridays. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, jewelnightclub.com

And Diplo checks in at XS Nightclub. By the way, if you haven’t caught Viceland’s What Would Diplo Do? starring James Van Der Beek as the titular DJ, make that a priority before you experience his set. 10 p.m., $25–$40, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com

Saturday 19

EXPERIENCE: The 31st Annual Black & White Party benefiting Aid for AIDS of Nevada returns to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Find your best monochromatic outfit—make it as crazy as you want (past years have seen everything from dresses made of balloons to fun body paint patterns)—and go support a good cause. 7 p.m., $65–$125, afanlv.org

HEAR: Las Vegas headliner Frankie Moreno is staging a special benefit show at The Neon Museum. Support the local institution and stick around for a postshow meet-and-greet with Moreno. 8 p.m., $28–$60, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, neonmuseum.org

Or head to Hard Rock Live on the Strip for a free show featuring soul singer Niki Crawford and special guests DT and the Soul Joos Band. 9 p.m., hardrock.com

And speaking of soul, this is your chance to see one of the greatest lineups ever, with the Stylistics, Emotions, Bloodstone and Carl Carlton all performing at the ’70s Soul Jam inside the Cannery Casino Hotel. Lordy, take my money! 8 p.m., $29–$40, cannerycasino.com

If you’re Downtown, you can see all-female Black Sabbath tribute band Black Sabbitch as they take the stage at Beauty Bar tonight. They’re bringing special guests Spiritual Shepherd, Dinner Music for the Gods and the Fat Dukes of Fuck (all great names) along for the “Crazy Train” ride. 8 p.m., $10, 517 Fremont St., beautybarlv.com

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DANCE: Hopefully you rested your legs during the day; otherwise, how are you gonna make it through Zedd’s show at Omnia Nightclub? 10:30 p.m., $30–$50, inside Caesars Palace, omnianightclub.com

And next door at The Mirage, DJ duo Scooter and Lavelle are reporting for duty at 1 OAK Las Vegas Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, 1oaklasvegas.com

As if those options aren’t already enough, Grammy-winning artist Miguel headlines at Drai’s Nightclub. $30–$50, inside The Cromwell, draisnightlife.com

Sunday 20

HEAR: Cracker: Now that’s a band we haven’t thought about in a minute. If you’re nostalgic for ’90s alt-rock (and who isn’t?), the “Low” and “Teen Angst” band brings the noise to Brooklyn Bowl tonight. 7 p.m., $22–$25, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com

DANCE: The best part of Las Vegas weekends is that you can spend hours at a dayclub, rest for a bit, then hit a nightclub—without even changing out of your bathing suit. Make sure you’ve got yours for Nicky Romero at XS Nightclub’s Night Swim party. 10 p.m., $40–$60, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, xslasvegas.com

Or go home and change before you see EDM DJ/producer Party Favor at Hakkasan Las Vegas. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30, inside MGM Grand Las Vegas, hakkasanlv.com

Monday 21

DANCE: Locals get in free at Jewel Nightclub’s Flawless Mondays party, and tonight local veteran DJ Shift is behind the decks. 10:30 p.m., $20–$30 (nonlocal), inside Aria Resort & Casino, jewelnightclub.com

Next door at The Cosmopolitan’s Marquee Nightclub, DJ (and sneaker connoisseur) DJ Vice supplies tunes for the Monday-night crowd. 10:30 p.m., $23–$33, marqueelasvegas.com

Tuesday 22

EXPERIENCE: Pound your drink and scream “We’re Not Gonna Take It” as loud as you can at Liquid Courage Karaoke inside Double Barrel Roadhouse at Monte Carlo. You’ll feel better after you do. 9 p.m., montecarlo.com

HEAR: Hip-hop trio the Artifacts and guest rapper Bukue One bring the beats Downtown at The Bunkhouse Saloon. $10, 8 p.m., 124 S. 11th St.,
bunkhousedowntown.com

And on the Strip, Drai’s Beachclub welcomes back Snoop Dogg for its Swim Night party. You know you want to grab your suit and get in the pool with Snoop. 10 p.m., $20–$30, at The Cromwell, draisbeachclub.com

DANCE: If you don’t want to get wet but you don’t mind the sweat, that’s cool. Kaskade is waiting for you at Omnia Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $20–$40, omnianightclub.com

Wednesday 23

HEAR: Relieve some midweek stress with South African hip-hop trio Die Antwoord at The Chelsea. The group says it’s calling it quits after the release of this September’s The Book of Zef, so this could be your last chance to see the Life Is Beautiful alum. 8 p.m., $29, inside The Cosmopolitan, thecosmopolitanlasvegas.com

You can also indulge in some of the greatest music ever made with Wild Child—Tribute to The Doors at House of Blues. 7 p.m., $15, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com

DANCE: Join Italian EDM beatmeister EDX for a Nightswim at the Encore Beach Club pool, as he returns to Surrender Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $25–$35, inside Encore at Wynn Las Vegas,
surrendernightclub.com 

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