FRIDAY AUGUST 16
DILLON FRANCIS AT XS It’s been awhile since Francis played Vegas, since he’s been touring all summer, including an epic August show with the All My Friends posse in Seattle. Now he’s back at XS with a new track—the rap-rock-electro hybrid “Til I Die.” 10 p.m., $25-$45. Encore, 702-770-0097.
SATURDAY AUGUST 17
JESSE MCCARTNEY AT GO POOL Last month, the former pop heartthrob played his first-ever concert in the Philippines, thrilling a Manila crowd with a cover of Leona Lewis’ “Bleeding Love.” Catch him poolside center Strip for Daybeats Saturday. 9 a.m., $15. Flamingo, 702-697-2888.
SUNDAY AUGUST 18
CHRIS LAKE AT MARQUEE DAYCLUB Hopefully the British house sensation busts out his new Anti Up single “Right Now”—crafted with regular collaborator Chris Lorenzo—during this Sunday Beatwave series set. 11 a.m., $20-$30. Cosmopolitan, 702-333-9000. –Brock Radke