Hakkasan told the Las Vegas Review-Journal it has fired a club promoter who got national exposed for the MGM nightclub by saying Hakkasan doesn’t give free entry to bachelorette parties who are overweight “whales” and “hippos,” since, “We don’t comp anything ugly.”
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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.
Can you say, “Busiest club weekend ever”? I mean, really. Look at this starry DJ lineup at nightclubs and dayclubs on the Strip.
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.
Among the sightings in Las Vegas night clubs this week: Jeff Beck, Steve Angello of Swedish House Mafia, actress Molly Sims, Sublime with Rome and mixed martial artist Anthony Pettis.
Laidback Luke is a headliner at MGM, so he sees his face appearing on MGM’s giant outdoor video monitors. But Luke is “Laidback,” so he’s not egotistical about it.
The happy-fun DJ-producer Steve Aoki begins a new Wet Republic dayclub residency at the MGM on Sunday, and he promises it will be fun and silly.
You want customer service? Check this out. A major Strip venue is refunding people’s airplane tickets to Vegas due to postponed shows. On Friday, the upcoming Light nightclub at Mandalay Bay announced it will not open as scheduled this week. Instead, the club will open Memorial Day weekend.
Only happy when we reign
For months, I have been trying to talk famous DJ-producers into playing a soccer match this summer at Las Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival.
Here we go, Las Vegas. It’s going to be a bumpy night in the clubs, every night, forever (this spring and summer, at least). Fasten your seat belt. DJing this week:
Tommy Trash has a fascinating theory that I totally agree with: If Mozart were alive today, he would be writing electronic dance music on synthesizers.
Here’s your nightclub and dayclub forecast for the week. It is insanely packed with quality DJ-producers.
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Sadly, I can’t interview every nightclub musician every time they play Vegas or I would be interviewing musicians 24 hours a day. So today, please enjoy my own personal stories about this week’s club headliners.
Here’s your full-on schedule of club craziness.
Tats about the size of it
THURSDAY March 28: 12th Planet starts residency at Body English. Ryan Cabrera performs at Hyde Bellagio. Ciara performs at Haze. Mak J at Tryst. Five at Tao. Benny Black at ghostbar. Kid Conrad at ghostbar. Exodus at Moon. FRIDAY March 29: Sander...
Legendary Josh Wink has been around the music scene so long that he started DJing 25 years ago, and he’s only 42.
It’s pool season, so the dayclubs are open across the Strip. They will start amping up soon. For now, the big-hitter DJs are still mostly at nightclubs.