OUR BIG CONCERT If you missed Panic! At the Disco slay at Wine Amplified last October, the former local act tops the bill for this annual KXTE show, which also includes up-and-comers Atlas Genius, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, BØRNS and Andrew Watt. May 12, 6 p.m., $43, Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool.
BEE MASTER Don’t sleep on the Master—that’s local singer/guitarist Brian Cantrell—as it returns with a new EP and a rebooted lineup. With Mercy Music, Gina Gleason, Go Bold. May 12, $5, 8 p.m., Velveteen Rabbit.
AESOP ROCK One of hip-hop’s most articulate and consistently interesting artists returns to Vegas for the first time since 2012, armed with cohorts Rob Sonic and DJ Zone and new album The Impossible Kid. With Homeboy Sandman & DJ Sosa. May 18, 7 p.m., $20, Fremont Country Club.
HELLDORADO DAYS Las Vegas revisits its frontier days with this perennial marathon, including rodeo tournaments, a carnival at Las Vegas Village on the Strip, a Downtown parade on Saturday, the Whiskerino facial-hair contest on Thursday night and other throwbacks to the Wild West. May 12-15, elkshelldorado.com
DILLINGER BLOCK PARTY V Every year the Boulder City watering hole shuts down Arizona Street for a festive bash. Compete for the coveted title of Fastest Beer Drinker, nosh on grub from food trucks like Truk-N-Yaki and enjoy the sounds of The Junkyard Dogs, Moksha, Same Sex Mary and more. May 14, 3:30 p.m., free.
WINEFEST WEEKEND A bounty of Napa and Sonoma wines comes to the Golden Nugget, spread out over four events and two days. We’re particularly interested in the kickoff reception at the shark tank and a blind tasting experience at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse. May 13-14, times vary, $35-$89.
HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD Fill up your picnic basket and head for the hills! Super Summer Theatre kicks off another season of al fresco musical theater with this production featuring eight decades of Academy Award-winning original songs. May 13-14, 7:30 p.m., $11-$20, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.