Hot Spots: Big Boi at Surrender, Alesso at XS and more

The way he moves: Big Boi goes from the stage to the DJ booth December 4.
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Rise Thursdays with DJ Shift at Hakkasan Las Vegas’ own Justin Bueltel—a graduate of Cheyenne High School—just turned 35 and celebrates Thursday night at Hakkasan, so consider starting your weekend with one of the city’s favorite DJs. December 3, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

Pure Throwback Thursday at Omnia DJ Gusto takes the decks as Heart of Omnia helps you relive the most memorable moments of this space’s legendary former occupant, Pure. December 3, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

Neal McCoy at Stoney's A Filipino-Irish country star with 10 studio albums under his belt, including platinum breakthrough No Doubt About It, seems like a big Friday night score for the resurrected Town Square honkey-tonkery. December 4, 7 p.m., $15.

Big Boi at Surrender If you missed it, watch that Key & Peele clip spoofing an OutKast reunion in an Atlanta coffee shop (“Why does your breath smell like birdseed?”) and it should put you in the right mind-set to catch Antwan Patton’s DJ set. December 4, 10:30 p.m., $35+ men, $25+ women.

Alesso at XS in July 2012.

Alesso at XS in July 2012.

Alesso at XS The Swedish superstar and newest Wynn resident tunes up for his mega NYE gig this Saturday night. December 5, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

Sundrai's withg Niykee Heaton at Drai's The story: A South African songwriter equally enamored with Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and hip-hop posts some acoustic covers on YouTube and blows up. Then, she celebrates turning 21 by performing live at Drai’s this Sunday. December 6, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

Keith Ape at Foxtail The story: A suburban South Korean kid listens to Nas’ “Life’s a Bitch” and three years later, he drops out of school to make music. At 21, he releases viral hit “IT G MA” and moves to LA, then makes his Vegas debut performing at Foxtail this Sunday. December 6, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

DJ Mustard at Light The programming hasn’t changed a whole lot under new ownership at Light yet, which, in the case of resident DJ and LA “ratchet” hip-hop producer Mustard, is a good thing. You can never have too much Mustard. December 9, 10 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

  • From Galantis at Marquee Dayclub Dome to Skrillex at Surrender, where to get your party on the first week of 2016.

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