Thursday, October 27
MUSIC: MARC ANTHONY 8 p.m.,Michelob Ultra Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: DRAB MAJESTY It’s tough to think of anything more instrumentally rich than the catalog of LA’s Drab Majesty. The neo-goth project, led by Andrew Clinco’s mystifying and androgynous alter-ego Deb Demure, emerged in 2011 after Clinco discovered his solo recordings had started to sound less like him and more like the character Deb Demure would ultimately become. Drab Majesty coolly fuses shoegazey synths and hypnotic baselines to create a sound pulled from a 1980s dream. The aesthetically pleasing duo—which also includes keyboardist/vocalist Mona D—toys with the tension of feeling wholly futuristic and incredibly retro at the same time. You’ll want to dust off the dancing shoes for this one. With Srsq, Luxury Furniture Store, DJ Paulie. 8 p.m., $20, Backstage Bar & Billiards, seetickets.us –Amber Sampson
PARTY: DEADMAU5 10 p.m., Zouk Nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MISC: HAMILTON 7:30 p.m., thru 11/6 (& 2 p.m., 10/29-10/30, 11/5-11/6), Reynolds Hall, thesmithcenter.com.
PARTY: NIGHT SHIFT 7 p.m., Omega Mart at Area15, tickets. meowwolf.com.
MUSIC: MAX With Sara Kays,7 p.m., House of Blues, concerts.livenation.com
ARTS: JAMIE KOVACS: THE KEYS TO YOUR SOUL Reception 5:30 p.m., exhibit thru 1/10, Centennial HillsLibrary, lvccld.com.
MUSIC: AGENT ORANGE With Suburban Resistance, Nuclear Undead, A.T.S., Mondo Vermin, 7 p.m., Dive Bar, eventbrite.com.
COMEDY: PAULY SHORE: STICK WITH THE DANCING 9 p.m., Wiseguys, vegas.wiseguyscomedy.com.
FOOD & DRINK: SPACE AND TIME: FILIPINO NIGHT MARKET 6 p.m., the Space, thespacelv.com.
MUSIC: CHADWICK JOHNSON 8 p.m., Gatsby’s Supper Club, gambithenderson.com.
PARTY: SUNNY LAX 10 p.m., Commonwealth, seetickets.us.
MUSIC: POWERMAN 5000 With SinShrift, Funeral Haze, 8 p.m., Count’s Vamp’d, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: BANDLEZ With Bainbridge, MGMA, Infvmous, 10 p.m., We All Scream, seetickets.us.
Friday, October 28
PARTY: CHROMEO (DJ SET) 10 p.m., Discopussy, discopussydtlv.com.
MUSIC: FOALS In 2016, I saw Foals for the first time—at Brooklyn Bowl, a Vegas venue the band seems to favor (this is their third time back). My girlfriend, who’d had other plans, asked how my night was, and I responded, glassy-eyed, “It was the greatest live show I’ve ever seen.” Now, I could dial that back a bit, and probably should; after all, I’ve seen a lot of live shows, and a good number of them were legitimately great. But there’s something that happens at a Foals show, somewhere between the Zeppelin-esque chorus of “Inhaler” and singer/guitarist Yannis Philippakis’ fearless stage dives, that inspires wonderment, rapture, belief. When Foals hits—which they might do with the Talking Heads-meets-Duran Duran dance-pop of “Wake Me Up,” or perhaps the epic “When I see a man, I see a liar” bit of “What Went Down”—it’s easy to believe that this dynamic, multifaceted British band is one the best ever to do it. Foals make you want to believe. With Inner Wave, Gustaf. 6 p.m., $35-$45. Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com. –Geoff Carter
SPORTS: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. ANAHEIM DUCKS 3 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: BOBBY WEIR & WOLF BROS 8 p.m., & 10/29, Theater at Virgin, axs.com.
PARTY: AFROJACK 10:30 p.m., Marquee Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
MISC: SILVER STATE FILM FESTIVAL Thru 10/30, times vary, Century Orleans, silverstatefilmfestival.com.
MUSIC: ALLEN STONE 7 p.m., 24 Oxford, etix.com.
MUSIC: FUERZA REGIDA 8 p.m., MichelobUltra Arena, axs.com.
PARTY: ALESSO 10:30 p.m., Omnia Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
COMEDY: RITA RUDNER 8 p.m., Stirling Club, thestirlingclub.com.
MUSIC: ADAM LAMBERT 8 p.m., & 10/29, Encore Theater, ticketmaster.com.
MISC: DAVID BLAINE 9 p.m., & 10/29, Resorts World Theatre, axs.com.
MUSIC: EARTH, WIND & FIRE 8 p.m., & 10/29, 11/2, Venetian Theatre, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: JOHN LEGEND 8 p.m., & 10/29, Zappos Theater, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: DJ SNAKE With DJ Ruckus, 10 p.m., Zouk Nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MUSIC: USHER 9 p.m., & 10/29, Dolby Live, ticketmaster.com.
COMEDY: TOM SEGURA 10 p.m., & 10/29, Mirage Theater, mirage.mgmresorts.com.
MUSIC: W.A.S.P. With Armored Saint,7 p.m., House of Blues, concerts.livenation.com.
PARTY: DESIIGNER 10:30 p.m., Jewel Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
MUSIC: COCKTAIL CABARET 6 p.m., & 10/29, Westgate Concierge Lounge, ticketmaster.com.
Saturday, October 29
PARTY: GORGON CITY With Moon Boots, Deeper Purpose, Brett Rubin, 9 p.m., Area15 A-Lot, area15.com.
FOOD & DRINK: THE WHISKYX There’s only one Las Vegas event where you can sample an extensive and curated list of premium whiskey selections poolside overlooking the Strip while watching a live band and enjoying a cigar and a beard trim. Funny thing is, WhiskyX is not an only-in-Vegas event; it also has upcoming dates in Miami, New York and Atlanta. But the touring spirit-based experience is always elevated, literally and figuratively, when it lands at the Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool. The 2022 version includes tasty bites from STK, Momofuku, Hattie B’s Hot Chicken and more; haircuts and trims provided by the talented team from the Barbershop Cuts & Cocktails; and a performance from Birmingham soul-rock outfit St. Paul & The Broken Bones, which should satisfy locals who miss the days when Cosmo rooftop concerts were a regular thing. 7 p.m., $75+, Boulevard Pool, ticketmaster.com. –Brock Radke
MUSIC: WHEN WE WERE YOUNG 11 a.m., Las Vegas Festival Grounds, whenwewereyoung.com.
FOOD & DRINK: BLACK LAS VEGAS FOOD FESTIVAL 9 a.m., Clark County Amphitheater, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: MARSHMELLO 11 p.m., XS Nightclub, wynnsocial.com.
PARTY: BIG SEAN 10 p.m., Drai’s Nightclub, draisgroup.com.
SPORTS: U.S. HOCKEY HALL OF FAME GAME 7 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
PARTY: DILLON FRANCIS 11 a.m., Encore Beach Club, wynnsocial.com.
PARTY: ZEDD 10 p.m., Zouk Nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MISC: ROCKY HORROR HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR 8 p.m., Regency Tropicana Cinemas, regencymovies.com.
MUSIC: BILLY OCEAN 8 p.m., Veil Pavilion, silvertoncasino.com.
PARTY: MARTIN GARRIX With Justin Mylo, 10:30 p.m., Omnia Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
MUSIC: CANDLEBOX 8 pm., the Club at Cannery, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: BRODY JENNER & DEVIN LUCIEN 10:30 p.m., Tao Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
MUSIC: THE QUITTERS With Go Bold, Bennett, the Infinite Glowing Castle,Lawn Mower Death Riders, 8 p.m.,Taverna Costera, tavernacostera.com
PARTY: PAULY D 10:30 p.m., Marquee Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
Sunday, October 30
MUSIC: DURAN DURAN 8 p.m., & 10/31, Encore Theater, ticketmaster.com.
SPORTS: VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. WINNIPEG JETS 5 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
PARTY: DIPLO 11 p.m., XS Nightclub, wynnsocial.com.
MUSIC: SURF CURSE 7 p.m., Area15 Portal, area15.com.
PARTY: LIL JON 10:30 p.m., Marquee Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
PARTY: TORREN FOOT With Automhate, 10 p.m., We All Scream, weallscream.com.
DEAD-O-WEEN PARTY With S.G. Tasz, noon, Las Vegas Books, facebook.com/LasVegasBooks.
Monday, October 31
MUSIC: STEVE LACY It might be the hottest ticket in town on Halloween, and it doesn’t require a costume. Steve Lacy’s Give You the World tour lands at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Monday night, which feels just as out-of-nowhere as the sizzling success of “Bad Habit,” the trippy R&B phenom’s moody smash that ousted Harry Styles from the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100. Certainly, it makes sense that the former guitarist of The Internet would utilize TikTok to crack open the charts, but both Lacy and “Bad Habit” are too interesting and funky to be dismissed as social media flashes in the pan. His sound is his own, but it easily slides across multiple genres—the single is the first to reach the top spot on Billboard’s Hot R&B and Rock & Alternative charts. Doesn’t it make you curious what this guy is like when he’s onstage? 7 p.m., $30, House of Blues, concerts.livenation.com. –Brock Radke
PARTY: STEVE AOKI 10:30 p.m., Jewel Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
PARTY: DJ SNAKE With DJ Vice, 10:30 p.m., Zouk Nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MUSIC: GREEN FUZZ With Maybelline, Catman, 8 p.m., Red Dwarf, reddwarflv.com.
PARTY: TWO FRIENDS 11 p.m., XS Nightclub, wynnsocial.com.
COMEDY: SEAN PATTON With Dana Eagle, Des Bishop, Nikki Carr,7 & 9:30 p.m., Comedy Cellar, ticketmaster.com.
Tuesday, November 1
MUSIC: ELTON JOHN 8 p.m., Allegiant Stadium, ticketmaster.com.
MISC: LIFE IN DEATH FESTIVAL 5-9 p.m., & 11/2, Winchester Dondero Cultural Center, clarkcountynv.gov.
ARTS: UNLV CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 7:30 p.m., Clark County Library, lvccld.com.
PARTY: ROB GUSON 10:30 p.m., Omnia Nightclub, events.taogroup.com.
COMEDY: JAY HOLLINGSWORTH 8 p.m., thru 11/6, L.A. Comedy Club, bestvegascomedy.com.
Wednesday, November 2
MUSIC: SANTANA 7 p.m., House of Blues, concerts.livenation.com.
MUSIC: PHANTOGRAM With Glu, 7 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.
SPORTS: UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS. CHICO STATE (EXHIBITION) 6:30 p.m., Cox Pavilion, unlvtickets.com.
COMEDY: ADAM CAROLLA 10 p.m., Wiseguys, vegas.wiseguyscomedy.com.
PARTY: KIM LEE 10:30 p.m., EBC at Night, wynnsocial.com.
MUSIC: FRANKS & DEANS WEENIE ROAST With The Boss Martians, Tremelo Beer Gut, Tina the Tattooed Lady, Professor Rex Dart, 10 p.m., Double Down Saloon, doubledownsaloon.com.
MISC: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL Face painting, ofrendas, entertainment and food—Las Vegas’ Dia de los Muertos Festival checks all the boxes for a traditional celebration of those who have passed. Attendees are advised to bring blankets or low chairs to enjoy live entertainment on the lawn by Trice Be Phantom Magnetiq and his band Aslan Sol. The singer—known for rousing shows at Fremont’s Cheapshot showroom—brings African and Caribbean folk, electronic dance, hip-hop, soul and opera to the Day of the Dead party. Oh, and don’t forget your costume! 4 p.m., free, Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park, lasvegasnevada.gov. –Shannon Miller
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