Thursday, October 4
Blush: Vegas Alliance VME kick-off; DJ Jack Lafleur. Empire Ballroom: VME kick-off; Jimmy Van M, Jordan Stevens, more; 10 p.m.-10 a.m. Seamless: Seamless is the official VME/Billboard after-afterparty spot October 4-10. Voodoo Beach: VME kick-off 7-10 p.m. Afterparty at Voodoo Lounge.
Friday, October 5
Blush: The Weekly’s Party on the Patio; open bar from 9-11 p.m. Beauty Bar: The Get Back’s five-year anniversary with DJ John Doe. Empire Ballroom: VME’s Dissident Music label launch; Beatport presents a live Sirius broadcast; DJs Andy Moor, Noel Sanger vs. Kenneth Thomas, more; 10 p.m.-10 a.m. Eyecandy: Sound Lounge & Bar is now open with interactive tables, sound stations and a dance floor; 6 p.m. Jet: Recording artist Mya’s birthday. Krave: The high priest of gay parties, Jeffrey Sanker, kicks off his White Party weekend with Basic Training. LAX: Nicky Hilton’s birthday party. Poetry: Grand opening (formerly OPM). Tangerine: Actress Tia Carrere hosts.
Saturday, October 6
Empire Ballroom: Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party, featuring DJ Abel, Ultra Nate, Keoki and George F. VME afterhours features John 00 Fleming, Starkillers, Austin Leeds and D:Fuse; 10 p.m.-10 a.m. Krave: DJ Irene with Morningstar, a chocolate fountain, body-painting and glam photography. LAX: The Hills’ Lauren “Lo” Bosworth’s birthday. Pure: The Olly Girls from Sunset Tan host. Meet them again Sunday at Tangerine. Studio 54: Dr. Jason Diamond of Dr. 90210 surveys his handiwork ... heh. Tabu: Grand Saturday Whoop label party; Trent Cantrelle. Tao: Mario Lopez’s birthday.
Sunday, October 7
Blush: Premiere of Superficial Sundays hosted by Beverly Hills’ celebrity hair stylist
Cristophe. Fashion-friendly dress code. Empire Ballroom: VME, Billboard and Giant present DJ Sasha’s CD release party; DJs Sasha, Three, Joey Mazzola, Turner & Heit, Pick Up and UK; 11 p.m.-10 a.m. Palms Pool: VME pool party with DJ Aero and Tommy Lee and more; noon-7 p.m. Playboy Club: Soft opening of After Dark Sundays with a performance by Dirty Vegas. Rain: Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party Weekend wraps up; 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Tao: Envy Models & Talent hosts Sunset Sessions; 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Monday, October 8
Empire Ballroom: VME local DJ showcase; DJs David Delano, Lynnwood, CZR, Jeff Bomb and guest Swedish Egil; 3 a.m. Jet: VME 2007 and Billboard present Kaskade in a live XM Radio broadcast from 3400. Steven Lockwood’s A/V in the Main Room with DJVJ Roonie G. Palms Pool: VME, Billboard and Fortune Industry’s Elevation pool party with Donald Glaude; noon-7 p.m.
Tuesday, October 9
Empire Ballroom: VME live sessions showcase hosted by Braddah Guy; Bonafide, Islandbeats Music Experience, Planet B featuring Bishope, Ella, Chris Marsol; 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Ghostbar: Las Vegasphere party with DJs Buckley, Steve Walker and Sotto. Moon: VME presents the first-ever U.S. performance of Dave Navarro and DJ Skribble. Moorea Pool: VME presents the final Moorea pool party of the season.
Wednesday, October 10
Body English: Ministry of Sound welcomes guest DJ Benny Benassi; open bar 10:30-11:30 p.m. VME closing party. Empire Ballroom: VME live electro showcase and afterhours closing party with Core, Mino, Avidamore, Electric Haze and surprise guests; 11:30 p.m.-3 a.m.