But Marquee/Marquee Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan has been counting about $80 million-plus per year ever since opening day. You can't keep a goliath down. How does Marquee do this?
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Jules Gray grew accustomed to seeing women carried out of clubs, their skirts lifted and dignity lowered. Other clubgoers might have dismissed it as another lightweight overestimating her tolerance, but as someone who worked in the nightclub and dayclub industry for 10 years, Gray knew better.
So you didn’t score tickets to the sold-out Electric Daisy Carnival? Then go see several EDC stars at clubs on the Strip, instead.
The last time I talked to Fatboy Slim, in 2011, he was DJing in America for the first time in many years. He told me to tell you: “Hi America. I’m back. Let’s pick up where we left off.”
This will be a busy weekend at the nightclubs and dayclubs. But Thursday will also be jamming with talented musicians, and why is that? Because clubs are gearing up for the upcoming Electric Daisy Carnival.
Everyone keeps asking me what I think about these new clubs on the Strip. So for today, let’s start with Light — the new nightclub at Mandalay Bay.
Americans get a bad rap for being shallow people. Or maybe I’m thinking of Californians? Probably. But Thomas Gold does not believe Americans are shallow. He just thinks we know how to party.
Here’s your club forecast for the week.
With its new social media campaign coming to fruition this week, Tao Nightclub is trying to snare brand loyalists from day one.
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This is what a quiet spring weekend looks like at nightclubs and daytime pool parties on the Strip.
In the past month, Justin Blau (aka DJ 3Lau, rhymes with “Tao”) tweeted the following honest feelings about the popular Pitbull and influential Daft Punk.
Let’s say you are a 36-year-old Swedish DJ-producer. And you just signed a contract with Wynn-Encore to perform regularly at XS and Surrender nightclubs. How do you adjust to Vegas clubs?
Here you go — it’s a big, big, big club weekend in Las Vegas.
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The newest concept by New York City theater and nightlife impresario Simon Hammerstein is open at the Palazzo: The Act. The performance-based club will entertain up to 1,000 revelers with nightly acts, including audience participation, in a multilevel space.
This Wednesday, the Light Group will open Eclipse — a 50,000-square-foot, nighttime pool party at Mandalay Bay. And Eclipse’s debut performer is Axwell, also known as one-third of international hit-makers Swedish House Mafia.
Here is where you may get your freak on at area nightclubs, where famous DJ-producers will help guide that freak on:
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In America, Rebecca & Fiona may not be as famous as Kaskade and Calvin Harris. But in their native Sweden, they are Grammy-winning stars of a documentary TV series.
Here’s your club forecast for the Vegas metropolitan area:
Among the sightings this week at Las Vegas clubs: Justice, Deadmau5, Sigfried and Roy, and Connor Cruise.
Kaskade will DJ Saturday night at Marquee nightclub, then he will go to sleep near dawn, wake up, and walk to Marquee’s Dayclub pool to perform again Sunday afternoon.