By Deanna Rilling, Las Vegas Weekly
We told you so. DJ Tiesto’s Las Vegas residency has been confirmed at the Hard Rock Hotel. He’ll spin monthly at The Joint starting 1/1/11. Visit TiestoTickets.com for all of his Vegas concert dates and more info.
Isn’t it a rush when you know about something cool before the masses? Introducing The Next Big Thing at Revolution on Thursday nights. Think of it as a hip hunting ground for up-and-coming talent, like Shontelle, who’s quickly becoming kind of a big deal and performed recently. This week, production duo Dr. Hollywood is in the house, and Kim Sozzi stops by Oct. 21 in support of her Billboard dance-chart-topper “Feel Your Love.”
Wondering what Surrender is going to do when the temperature drops? The club known for seamlessly partying indoor and out will keep using the pool area at night, with some cool adjustments. Portable heaters will be spaced throughout alongside heated cabanas and bungalows. If folks still have goosebumps, custom Surrender blankets also will be available. The big news, however, is that the middle pool of Encore Beach Club will be transformed into a dance floor with a six-figure price tag slated to be unveiled Halloween weekend. The club’s indoor area also is receiving an upgrade in the form of a laser system courtesy of lighting guru John Lyons.
Dang it. There go our winter Sunday plans. Nove Italiano’s High Society dayclub ended its run Sunday, leaving our tummies grumbling in disappointment. Alas, we’ll just have to gorge ourselves on champagne and cupcakes at home. Anyone up for starting a letter-writing campaign to bring it back as a daytime destination until the pools open again?
If it’s out with the old at the Palms, then it’s in with the new. The Harlem Room at Rain was unveiled this week, perhaps a first step in the club’s rumored December makeover? The bar area alcove opposite the main entrance has been transformed to reflect all things Harlem -- the liquor, not the NYC neighborhood. Accents include upholstery resembling the Dutch liquor’s logo, Sputnik-esque chandeliers and a lighted order to “Proost!” (“Cheers” in Dutch). You don’t have to drink Harlem at this bar, but it helps get you into the spirit.