Hot Spots: Ellie Goulding spins at Surrender, Deadmau5 at Hakkasan and more

Spun gold: Dream-pop princess Ellie Goulding crosses the pond for a DJ set at Surrender.

The League of Nightlife Heroes Episode 2 at Haze Break out the spandex and masks, it’s time to fight the night! Haze wants you to save Sin City—“one cocktail at a time”—at its second superhero soiree. The largest group of superheroes takes home $2,500, so better dust off your Superman cape! July 25, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.

Deadmau5 at Wet Republic & Hakkasan The man with the mau5 head took No. 5 in DJ Mag’s 2012 Top 100 DJs list, but don’t call him a DJ. The producer is back at MGM Grand this weekend, spinning a doubleheader at the cross-property sister venues. Hakkasan: July 26, doors at 10 p.m., $50+ men, $30+ women, local ladies free; Wet Republic: July 28, doors at 11 a.m., $50+ men, $30+ women.

Ellie Goulding at Surrender The British singer-songwriter has steadily climbed the charts with tracks like “Lights,” “Anything Could Happen” and Calvin Harris collabo “I Need Your Love.” The dream-pop artist takes a night off from touring with Bruno Mars to spin a set at Encore. Get “Starry Eyed” at Surrender Friday night. July 26, doors at 10:30 p.m., $42 men, $32 women.

Robbie Rivera at Hard Rock Hotel The DJ brings his Juicy Beach party back to the off-Strip hotel. Don’t want to brave the heat? Catch an “After Dark” edition that night at Body English. July 27; pool: doors at 10 a.m., $40+ men, $20+ women; Body English: doors at 10 p.m., $30+ men ($20+ local), $20+ women ($10+ local).

Sean Kingston at Palms Pool After churning out hits “Beautiful Girls,” “Take You There” and “Fire Burning,” the reggae-influenced hip-hop artist is “Back 2 Life” with a new T.I. collabo track. Check it out before he takes the stage at the off-Strip oasis for its Ditch Saturday bash. July 27, doors at noon, $25 men, $20 women.

Weekly’s Beaches Be Crazy Party at Tao Beach What are you doing Sunday afternoon? Partying with the Weekly, that’s what! Join us for the third installment of our traveling pool party series for some under-the-sun fun and debauchery. The latter comes courtesy of an open Herradura tequila bar from 2 to 3 p.m., so show up thirsty! July 28, doors at 10 a.m., $20, locals free, free with RSVP at

Lil Jon at XS The veteran rapper and DJ/producer can do a lot more than spit and spin, as he demonstrated during two almost-successful seasons of Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice. But you’re headed to XS Sunday night for his Crunk Rock, so give his latest (“Hey” with 3OH!3) a listen before getting your splash on at the Encore club’s weekly Night Swim party. July 28, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies & industry professionals free.

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