contact)Friday, May 26, 2017
| 2 a.m. It’s Memorial Day weekend in Las Vegas and it is essential to not get overwhelmed. Yes, there will be traveler crowds at gambling establishments, pools, clubs, shows and basically everything else, however do not hesitate– there are occasions that deserve the difficulty. You just need to find yours. Here are just a few tips to get out there and join the party.
XS’ 8TH ANNIVERSARY Memorial Day weekend brings the 2nd half of an eight-night celebration of the eighth anniversary of the sexy Wynn Night life megaclub. XS is releasing the greatest names on its all-star DJ lineup, too, with the Chainsmokers on Friday, David Guetta on Saturday, Kygo on Sunday– and that’s a Nightswim party so be ready to obtain damp– and Diplo on Monday. May 26-29, info at 702-770-7300 or xslasvegas.com.
HARD ROCK BOWLING & & MUSIC CELEBRATION Now in its 19th year, the punk fest takes over downtown Las Vegas for four days including specific programs at Charm Bar, Bunkhouse Saloon, Fremont Country Club and Backstage Bar & & Billiards; and a legit celebration environment at the Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center including Iggy Pop, Bad Religious beliefs, Pennywise, Me First and the Gim me Gimmes and numerous more.May 26-29, information at punkrockbowling.com. SMASH MOUTH Pool season is definitely here and the Stratosphere has two lovely choices– the 21-and-over store experience Radius on the 25th floor, and the more accessible (and family friendly) Elation Pool, which will host a show from ’90s pop sensations Smash Mouth (“Walkin’ on the Sun,” “All Star”) on Saturday night. May 27, details at 702-380-7777 or stratospherehotel.com. DEAD & COMPANY John Mayer, who simply played T-Mobile Arena in April, is back on the Strip with one of his musical motivations, Bob Weir, along with Mickey Hart, Expense Kreutzmann and others for the third trip of Dead & & Business, this time visiting MGM Grand Garden Arena. Don’t think of Mayer as a replacement for Jerry Garcia, but as ideal avenue to continue providing the legendary tunes of the Grateful Dead. Might 27, info at 877-880-0880 or axs.com. THE TOTAL PACKAGE TRIP Las Vegas favorites New Children on the Block, who last hit the Strip at Mandalay Bay in 2015, are back and on top of the bill for this classic pop trip. But also bringing the hits are a suddenly-out-of-retirement Paula Abdul and R&B record-breakers Boyz II Guys, a combination that should bring in a party-ready crowd to T-Mobile Arena Sunday. Might 28, information at 702-692-1600 or axs.com. ALSO: Check out Las Vegas Weekly’s Memorial Day weekend guide here.