Fantasy Masquerade Ball at Gallery Nightclubs up and down the Strip have porn star parties planned throughout the weekend to coincide with AVN’s Adult Entertainment Expo—and adult film starlet Dylan Ryder hosts at Gallery on Thursday night. The Planet Hollywood nightspot takes the sultry celebration to another level, encouraging clubgoers to dress in-theme and disguise themselves by donning masks. January 19, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Ladies Nite at Sapphire With AVN/AEE in town, bodacious babes are certainly not in short supply—but where’s the eye candy for the ladies? Sapphire has that covered, as Vin, Brace and Steven of Showtime’s Gigolos host a party for the gentlemen’s club’s male revue, Men of Sapphire. The sexy soiree also includes season DVD giveaways, autograph opportunities with the gigolos and complimentary champagne for the ladies. January 20, 9 p.m., $10 local ladies, $40 out-of-town ladies.
ATB at Tao The Venetian venue presents an AVN/AEE afterparty for Brazzers, the adult film production company that snagged the 2009 AVN Award for Best Adult Website. German house DJ ATB supplies the sounds for the Friday night fête. January 20, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
Adam & Eve’s AVN/AEE Afterparty at RPM Porn production companies aren’t the only businesses celebrating the adult film industry. Online adult retailer Adam & Eve presents its post-AVN/AEE party at the Tropicana venue Friday night. Serving as hosts: adult film stars Lisa Ann, Lexi Belle, Nikki Benz, Tori Black, Kagney Linn Karter, Sophie Dee, Teagan Presley, Andy San Dimas and Alexis Texas, with DJ Kenneth Thomas on decks. January 20, doors at 10:30 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies free.
AVN Afterparty at Crazy Horse III Why party with sexy starlets when you can rave with one of the most iconic characters in adult film history? Hosting the Saturday night bash at the gentlemen’s club is none other than the infamous Ron Jeremy, who took the top spot in AVN’s Top 50 Porn Stars of All Time rankings. January 21, 9 p.m., $20, $30 if you arrive by taxi, locals free.
Skrillex at Surrender The 24-year old DJ wunderkind toured with international sensation Deadmau5 in 2010 and just scored five Grammy nods, including a Best New Artist nomination. The up-and-coming EDM producer plays the Encore nightclub Saturday night. January 21, doors at 10 p.m., $50 men, $20 women.
Chromeo at Haze The electro-funk duo climbed the charts with their most recent album, Business Casual—even taking No. 4 on Billboard’s chart for dance and electronic albums. They perform for the Aria nightspot’s weekly In the House party, with DJ Stellar also bringing his beats. January 20, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $20 women.
Rhyme N Rhythm at Ghostbar The local “hip-hop funk soul experience” received national airplay when a track of theirs (fittingly titled “Vegas”) was featured on an episode of MTV’s The Real World: Las Vegas. They take the stage for the Palms venue’s weekly Snitch industry night party. DJs Benzi and M!KEATTACK also supply their sounds. January 25, 10 p.m., $20, local ladies free.