Hot Spots: Nas at Drai’s, Puff Daddy at Marquee and more

Ready for a fight: Nas will perform on the eve of the Mayweather/Berto match.
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Dillon Francis and Grandtheft at Encore Beach Club at Night Still sizzling from the release of his moombahton EP This Mixtape Is Fire, Francis teams with fellow Wynner Grandtheft for a high-powered installation of EBC at Night. September 10, 10 p.m., $35+ men, $25+ women.

Nazanin Mandi at Hyde Not all model-hosts who turn up for Vegas club gigs performed Mozart’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall at age 15 or can sing in five different languages. Strange that most people know exotic Californian Nazanin Mandi as Miguel’s girlfriend. September 11, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

Nas at Drai's It’s fight weekend. Influential MC Nasir Jones is becoming a Vegas regular, and Drai’s is becoming hip-hop’s home on the Strip. This show was pretty much inevitable. September 11, 10:30 p.m., $50+ men, $30+ women.

Dan Bilzerian at 1 Oak Professional poker player, stuntman, girls-and-guns Instagram playboy, potential 2016 presidential candidate ... who is Dan Bilzerian, really? Maybe find out when he hosts at Mirage’s 1 OAK Saturday night. September 12, 10:30 p.m., $40+ men, $30+ women.

Puff Daddy at Marquee Rap feuds today are all about vodka. Are you down with 50 Cent and Effen or are you one of Puff’s Ciroc Boys? If you’re on the latter team, your fight afterparty is set at Marquee. September 12, 10 p.m., $50+ men, $30+ women.

DJ Drama at Chateau He was TI’s DJ. He’s a mixtape master, maybe best known for his work on Lil Wayne’s game-changing Dedication series. And after blowing up the Strip for Labor Day Weekend, Drama is definitely not missing fight weekend. ShadowRed supports his Chateau gig. September 12, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

George Acosta at Liquid The Miami Takeover begins on Friday at Liquid with DJ Konflikt and model-hosts Jenna Jenovich and Jayde Nicole and ends with Cuban-born dance-music veteran George Acosta on Sunday. September 13, 11 a.m., $40+ men, $20+ women.

Temptation Sundays Pride Kickoff Party at Luxor Pool It’s never too early to celebrate Las Vegas Pride. Opening parties rage Saturday night, but get up and get out to the pool for this official kickoff with guest DJ Casey Alva and host J.Son from Naked Boy News. September 13, 1 p.m., $20 general, $10 locals/hotel guests.

Third Annual White Attire Affair at STK Hamptons style returns to the Strip as the hip Cosmo steakhouse throws its regular summer-closing shindig featuring a white carpet walk, a Pernod Ricard-sponsored open bar, bites like baked clams and lobster dumplings and a visit from Bravo reality star Gretchen Rossi. September 14, 9:30 p.m., no cover, RSVP at 702-698-7990.

Wet at Night with Steve Angello at Wet Republic It’s the time of year when pool club mega-parties start to go away, but don’t get sad. Get to MGM Grand and rage away its weekly Wet at Night industry parties with Steve Angello. September 16, 10:30 p.m., $30+ men, $20+ women.

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