One of Las Vegas’ most acclaimed underground parties, Cymatic Sessions at Downtown Cocktail Room celebrates its two-year anniversary on Tuesday, March 29 with PH Plus, aka Patrick M and Hugo Bianco, plus an opening set by Rafael Laguerre and percussion by Cayce Andrew. Doors are at 9 p.m. and the cover is $20; advance tickets are available for $10 at [email protected]. Next up for Cymatic Sessions: Miguel Bastida makes his Las Vegas debut on April 12.
The Barrymore at the Royal Resort is launching its new industry nights in April. Every Monday starting April 4, industry locals will receive 50 percent off all food items. Every Wednesday starting April 6, drinks are buy one-get one. Both industry nights occur from 5 to 10 p.m. and you’ll need to show your SNHD card and employment ID to be eligible; the specials exclude the Social Hour menu.
Beauty & Essex, the intriguing new restaurant, lounge and pawn shop (?!) from the Tao Group and chef Chris Santos, will open in May at the Cosmopolitan. The 10,000-square-foot, Rockwell Group-designed space will seat 230 for dining and another 90 in the bar and lounge. DJs will spin in the Mirror Bar, and the venue will also serve brunch starting in late summer.
The inaugural Electronic Music Awards & Foundation show will be held on April 14 at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles and broadcast on Fox on April 23 at 8 p.m. Confirmed to appear as presenters are Chuckie, Ferry Corsten, Kevin Saunderson, Krewella, Marshmello, MK, Pete Tong and more. Awards for Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Radio Show of the Year, Festival of the Year, DJ of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Club of the Year will be presented, and Goldie will host the show.
I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead, a documentary focusing on Las Vegas resident DJ Steve Aoki, is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City at the Beacon Theatre on April 15. Directed by Justin Krook and produced by Matthew Weaver, Matt Colon and David Gelb, the film was shot during the making of Aoki’s Neon Future double album and follows his journey to playing Madison Square Garden while profiling his complex relationship with his father, Benihana restaurant tycoon Rocky Aoki.