Broadway or Bust at Drink & Drag The Neonopolis nightspot celebrates the Great White Way Friday night with Broadway-inspired drag acts. Catch performances by Drink & Drag’s lovely ladies, as well as Derrick Barry from the Divas Las Vegas production show. Thirsty? Score two free drinks (and free bowling) with a D&D text (“DRAG” to 313131) before 9 p.m. August 24, doors at 6 p.m., free entry.
Say What!? at Beauty Bar Indiekrush.com presents another installment of the monthly party at the Downtown watering hole, and this edition doubles as a Magic trade show afterparty for clothing company Nikki Lipstick. Rock out to live music (including sets by Close to Modern and Pet Tigers), get your dance on (to beats by DJs Munkey, Xander Xero and more), and check out Nikki Lipstick during the evening’s fashion show. Still not sold? Maybe we should mention the free Malibu from 11 p.m. to midnight ... August 25, 10 p.m., free, donations accepted.
Dania Ramirez at Chateau Eye candy alert! Maybe best known for her role on HBO’s hit series Entourage, the brunette beauty celebrates the premiere of her new film, Premium Rush (see review on Page 40), at the Paris nightspot Friday. August 24, doors at 10:30 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Black & White Party at Hard Rock Hotel Break out your monochromatic best as AFAN’s annual fundraising party lands at HRH’s Nirvana Pool Saturday night. Sip and sample items from the city’s best-known restaurants while you enjoy beats by DJ Axis and performances by Vegas! The Show, Le Rêve and Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees. Feeling extra philanthropic? Score a raffle ticket for one of the 200 prizes available at the fundraising bash. August 25, 7:30 p.m. (VIP), 9 p.m. (GA), $100 (VIP), $35 (GA)., black and white attire required.
Nelly at Hard Rock Hotel It’s gettin’ hot in herre! Or outside, in this case, as the Grammy-winning rapper performs for the hotel’s famed Rehab pool party. Also supplying their sound: DJs Eric D-Lux, Shift and Wellman. August 26, doors at 10 a.m., $50+ men, $30+ women, local ladies free.
Redfoo at Marquee LMFAO recently wrapped their first concert tour, and we probably don’t need to tell you that Las Vegas didn’t make the cut. With that in mind, party rockers should be happy to know the elder half of the pop duo returns to the Cosmo club this week for his Party Rock Monday residency—time to dust off your lensless glasses and zebra print pants! August 27, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, locals free.
Reloaded Party at Crazy Horse III Being paid to party sounds pretty sweet, right? Those who scored gift cards at the gentlemen’s club’s inaugural Reloaded event will receive an additional $50, and their guests (as well as industry members) will receive new $50 cards. And this very special edition of the club’s industry night party includes an open bar from 9-11 p.m. Cheers! August 29, 9 p.m., 2 drink minimum.
Morgan Page at Surrender The producer scored a Grammy nom for his work with EDM vocalist Nadia Ali. He returns to Wynn to kick off the club’s Labor Day Weekend festivities a bit early, supplying a set for its industry night bash. August 29, doors at 10 p.m., $40 men, $30 women, locals & industry free.