Bring Your Own Blow-Up at Liquid It might not be summer yet, but with temperatures nearing the 90s, Vegas pool season is definitely heating up. The Aria dayclub invites you and your favorite pool toy to its industry grand opening this Thursday, where all attendees with inflatables will score a daylong open bar (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Giveaways and a set by resident DJ Que complete the daytime debauchery. April 11, doors at 11 a.m., $20 men, $10 women, locals free.
Polynesian Night at Rumor Get your luau on at Rumor this Thursday, when the off-Strip boutique resort launches a monthly, poolside island-themed night. Grub on Hawaiian fare, enjoy a performance by local Polynesian dance troupe Tevakanui and sip on specialty cocktails during the open bar from 7-8 p.m. Free booze? Aloha! April 11, 7 p.m., free entry.
Blood Sweat and Beers at Bar + Bistro Studio 21 Tattoo Gallery celebrates its 10-year anniversary this Friday with a Western-themed party at the Arts Factory. Rock to local cowpunk outfit The Clydesdale, enjoy a circus freak show by SwingShift SideShow and peruse the event’s tattoo art exhibit and live art demo. Don’t forget your Stetson! April 12, 7 p.m., free entry.
A$AP Rocky at Tao The A$AP Mob member worked with some of hip-hop’s finest (including Drake and Kendrick Lamar) on his Long. Live. A$AP album, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Maybe he’ll tell you about his “F*ckin’ Problems” Saturday night when he hits Tao for a live performance. April 13, doors at 10 p.m., $50 men, $20 women.
Madeon at XS The French DJ and producer has been surfing the fame wave, providing remixes for top-notch EDM talent and opening for Lady Gaga during her global Born This Way Ball tour. Check him out at the Encore nightspot this Saturday, with Kris Nilsson also in the booth. April 13, doors at 10 p.m., $35 men, $25 women.
Willam, Detox & Vicky Vox at Piranha The drag queen trio’s parody videos have gone viral, with almost 9 million views between “Boy Is a Bottom” and “Chow Down (at Chick-Fil-A).” Catch their YouTube hits live at the Fruit Loop nightspot Saturday. April 13, doors at 10 p.m., $20, locals free.
Bassnectar at Surrender Indie-rock bands aren’t the only Coachella acts invading Las Vegas this weekend. Veteran EDM artist Bassnectar will play at the SoCal fest on Friday before heading to Vegas to launch his Encore residency at Surrender on Saturday. April 13, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.
Vanilla Ice at LAX Stop, collaborate and listen! Ice is back with ... home renovations? That’s right, Mr. “Ice, Ice Baby” has kept busy by flipping houses on his DIY program, The Vanilla Ice Project. What’s he doing when he’s not playing interior designer? Performing at LAX, that’s what. We recommend not telling him to “Play That Funky Music.” April 13, doors at 10:30 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.