Las Vegas get ready for the weekend, as top acts from Coachella are coming to Sin City for some special events. You can expect a big UFC 197 championship fight and more pool parties kicking off their summer season. Keep reading on to find out our favorite haute happenings that you don’t want to miss out on while you’re in town.
1 Wildlife with Disclosure, Claude Von Stroke & Eats Everything
After wowing audiences at Coachella with their star-studded performance on the main stage, the Disclosure boys are headed back to Vegas for their popular Wildlife DJ residency at LIGHT Nightclub inside Mandalay Bay. In addition to seeing Disclosure drop underground dance floor bombs in their natural nightclub element, they’ve brought along their friends Claude Von Stroke, Eats Everything and SG Lewis for a absolutely stacked lineup that will be serving up beats that are anything but EDM.
LIGHT Nightclub at Mandalay Bay 3950 South Las Vegas Blvd. (702) 632-4700
2 DJ Premier & Mase at 1 Oak
If you’re looking for a proper hip-hop party in Sin City this weekend, look no further than 1 Oak who are bringing in the legendary DJ Premier on Friday night, along with a very special performance from none other than the original bad boy himself, Mase. DJ Premier is also playing at Coachella, so you never know what big hip hop stars might be joining him in Sin City for this rare gig. But with Preemo manning the turntables, you can expect this to be a party that will be popping off until the early hours.
1 Oak at The Mirage 3400 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 791-7111
3 Rehab Beach Club Grand-Opening Weekend
The pool party that started them all, Hard Rock’s Rehab Beach Club kicks off its 2016 season with two days of wild splash sessions that will be soundtracked by EDM heavyweights, Knife Party and R3HAB. While Rehab Beach Club might not be the newest kid on the block anymore, they still put on some of the best parties and their massive pool provides the setting for an epic day under the sun. For those looking to get a tan and get turnt up, this is the place to be this weekend.
Rehab Beach Club at Hard Rock Las Vegas 4455 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89169 (702) 693-5000
4 UFC 197 at MGM Grand Arena
The Interim Light Heavyweight Title is on the line at this weekend’s big UFC 197 fight. Champion Jon “Bones” Jones and Ovince Saint Preux will go at it in the main event, with a stacked undercard that includes four additional fights. UFC’s events in Vegas continue to be one of the hottest tickets around, so this hotly anticipated title bout should be no exception. If you’re looking for some live sports this weekend, make a night of it at the MGM Grand Arena.
MGM Grand Arena 3799 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109
5 Foals at Brooklyn Bowl
Foals have risen through the UK indie rock ranks to become a stadium-sized force to be reckoned with. They’ll be hitting the Brooklyn Bowl on Sunday night fresh off their second Coachella performance and you can expect them to pull out all the stops for their maiden Vegas show. The band have gained a higher profile in the US from their energetic and epic live shows that now include the thunderous tracks from their most recent release, the acclaimed album, “What Went Down”. If you couldn’t make it out to Coachella, this is your chance to see one of this year’s breakout bands in an intimate setting and hear a full set.
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas 3545 South Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 862-2695