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Nightlife News & Notes: Dancetronauts at NASCAR, a new name for Snick’s and more

House/techno duo the Martinez Brothers play Life at SLS on May 15.

Burning Man goes NASCAR? Sort of. The Dancetronauts art car/theme camp/performance troupe will conquer Las Vegas Motor Speedway again March 6-8 as part of NASCAR Weekend. “As we continue to appeal to audiences both young and old, we believe the addition of the Dancetronauts will bring a fresh new look and sound to our event weekend,” LVMS President Chris Powell said in a statement.

Snick’s Place has officially become Bastille on 3rd. The longest operating LGBT bar in Las Vegas, now owned by the proprietors of the Garage, revealed its new name on March 1. As previously reported here, an expansion into the space just south of the bar is forthcoming.

Tao/Tao Beach has announced a new resident pair: reality TV star Brody Jenner and DJ William Lifestyle. They kick off March 6 at Tao. Similarly, Hard Rock Hotel recently unveiled its new headlining resident for Body English and the Rehab Pool: country/dance mashup DJ Dee Jay Silver.

In daylife news: Bare Pool Lounge will open for the 2015 season on March 12. Liquid Pool Lounge opens March 13. Meanwhile, Sapphire DayClub won’t open until summer, but its casting call takes place March 24-25 inside the showroom.

Disco-llaneous: Steve Aoki will get his own Brendan Celebrity Star at Brenden Theatres inside the Palms on March 6 at 7 p.m. On the other side of the dance-music spectrum, Life re-books house/techno act the Martinez Brothers for Pete Tong’s All Gone Las Vegas party on May 15, making up for its scratched November 30 gig. And speaking of international DJs with deeper beats, those of you bemoaning their scarcity in Las Vegas can get a weekend full of top-tier talent in San Diego during the March 14-15 CRSSD Festival. More info at

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