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Events guide: Labor Day Weekend 2011

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Enjoy the summer sun at all the pool parties this weekend, then hit up the nightclubs and concert venues as the moon rises.

This Labor Day Weekend partiers can experience a mini EDC with all the electronic dance music DJs in town for club and pool events, plus the IDentity music festival at Mandalay Bay. In addition to the EDM madness, the usual array of holiday weekend events will be available, including comedians, concerts and the obligatory Jersey Shore club hosts. When planning your party schedule, don’t forget to drop by Jet as it will be closing its doors after the weekend for renovations as it undergoes a transformation during the fall season.

Thursday, September 1:

ATB at Tao: German DJ, musician and producer headlines at Worship Thursdays. Get an earful of his trance music to start your Labor Day Weekend.

An Evening with Amon Amarth at HOB: The House of Blues presents An Evening with Amon Amarth, the Swedish melodic death metal band who got their name from a J. R. R. Tolkien novel.

PBR Rock Bar's one year anniversary party: PBR Rock Bar and Grill will celebrate its first anniversary with Professional Bull Riders Luke Snyder and Douglas Duncan. The party will be sponsored by Las Vegas Weekly, Las Vegas Magazine, Budweiser and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. Celebrate Jack Daniel’s 161st birthday with $3 Jack Daniel’s cocktails, including Tennessee Honey and Lynchburg Lemonade drinks throughout the evening. The restaurant and bar will also offer $1 Budweiser drafts from 8 until 10 p.m. and they will be only 50 cents from 10 p.m. until close. A photo booth will also be available so guests can take home photo souvenirs.

Skin Clothing hosts at Liquid: Skin Clothing hosts the day at Liquid with exciting fashionable giveaways and music from resident DJ Que and special guest DJ Silver.

Art Show featuring Juan Muniz: Caramel welcomes local artist Juan Muniz as he unveils his latest pieces at the Bellagio ultra lounge.

Juan Muniz murals are featured on the Artifice building.

Manufactured Superstars at Tryst: The Wynn nightclub will launch the weekend celebration early on Thursday at The Affair industry night with resident DJs Manufactured Superstars, best known for mashing up popular electro, progressive, house and pop music.

Beerfest: Greek Night at McFadden’s: McFadden’s will launch the Labor Day weekend festivities with “Beerfest: Greek Night.” All local and college ladies will enjoy $1 drinks from 10 p.m. until close. For everyone else, McFadden’s will offer $20 endless Coors Light from 10 p.m. until close, $5 pitchers and $2 beer bongs and PBR cans. Sign-ups for the night’s beer pong tournament begin at 10 p.m. and anyone wearing their Greek letters or a toga will be entered into the beer pong tournament for free.

Friday, September 2:

Nelly at Chateau: It will be getting "Hot in Herre" at Chateau as rapper and actor Nelly hosts.

Air Supply at The Orleans Showroom: Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock met in Australia and found success in the United States, after Clive Davis signed them to Arista Records, when their single "Lost in Love" raced up the charts. Their second single, "All Out of Love," was an even bigger hit. Now the duo will perform all their timeless classics plus some of their newer material at the Orleans.

Maryland Parkway Music Festival: This end of summer, back to school, multi-day event will feature music, art, poets, vendors, exhibits, demonstrations and more. The festival will take place along historic Maryland Parkway as well as around the UNLV district. Performers include Frontier Ruckus, A Random Article, Bobby Conundrum, Tinglerz, DVIR, Thee Swank Bastards and many more. For a complete list of performers and set times, please visit marylandparkwaymusicfestival.com.

Venus Rising at McFadden’s: Party-goers can sing their hearts out with live karaoke band, Venus Rising. McFadden’s will offer an open bar from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. priced at $20 for ladies and $30 for men. Other drink specials include a local ladies special for $1 drinks from 10 p.m. until close, $4 shots of Jameson and Ambhar and $5 cherry and grape bombs.

Rock’n’Roll Wine at The M Resort: Rock’n’Roll gets funky Friday night at the M Resort, when funk rocker Bushwalla takes the stage at the Hostile Grape’s Rock’n’Roll Wine Tasting Room and Sound Bar. Pre-game for the concert with a complimentary wine tasting from 6-8 p.m. before Bushwalla performs at both 8 and 10 p.m.

LDW drink specials at Cabo Wabo: Cabo Wabo Cantina inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood celebrates Labor Day throughout the weekend with food and drink specials on the patio. Buckets of six Coors Light, Tecate, Dos Equis, Dos Equis Amber or Sol will be offered for $20. Patrons will also indulge in Cabo’s “3 T’s;” a shot of the signature Cabo Wabo Tequila, a delicious taco and a refreshing Tecate, also only $20.

Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola celebrates her 24th birthday inside Sugar Factory at Paris with Deena Nicole Cortese and Scott Disick on Saturday, March 12.

Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola celebrates her 24th birthday inside Sugar Factory at Paris with Deena Nicole Cortese and Scott Disick on Saturday, March 12.

Sammi and Deena at Gallery: Jersey Shore stars Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola and Deena Nicole Cortese will host the evening at Gallery. Hopefully they'll be pro-STD: Stop The Drama that is.

E Man at Jet: DJ E Man brings a little Cali swag to Las Vegas. Enjoy a special DJ set from L.A's Power 106 main man. Remember, after Labor Day Weekend Jet will be closing, so enjoy it one last time.

Along Came a Spider at Tryst: Tryst presents Along Came a Spider with hip-hop loving resident DJ Spider. Arachnophobes need not worry; he's nothing to be afraid of. Joining him is Australian DJ duo Nervo.

Volbeat at House of Blues: Danish rock band Volbeat hits the HOB with their Beyond Hell/Above Heaven Tour with special guests Cold & Anchored.

Joan Sebastían at The Cannery: Grammy winner and soap opera star Joan Sebastían has sold out arenas in North America and in Mexico and will now perform an intimate concert at The Club inside the Cannery Casino.

David Spade at the Venetian: He may be small but his comedy is mighty. Catch the Rules of Engagement star doing stand up.

3OH!3 at Pure: Boulder, Colorado band 3OH!3 performs their top hits like "Don't Trust Me" and "Starstrukk" at Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace.

Armin van Buuren at Marquee: Dutch trance producer and DJ Armin van Buuren and Ibiza favorite Blake Jarrell spin at Marquee Nightclub inside the Cosmopolitan.

Armin van Buuren at Ultra 2010 in Miami

Armin van Buuren at Ultra 2010 in Miami

Roger Sanchez at Marquee Dayclub: House music specialist Roger Sanchez headlines at Marquee Dayclub along with the EC Twins—and, yes, that stands for "Eye Candy."

Disc Glow at Lavo: Break out those white T-shirts and highlighters. It’s glow time at Lavo. The EC Twins pull double duty and will play an EDM set, while the crowd enjoys the black lights.

Cedric Gervais at Tao: Ultra Records recording artist and EDM specialist Cedric Gervais will headline at Tao Nightclub at the Venetian.

Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam Tour: NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal kicks-off his All-Star Comedy Jam Tour at Mandalay Bay. The show features comedians Bruce Bruce, Gary Owen and Corey Holcomb. Additionally, the performance will be filmed for All-Star Comedy Jam Backstage, a reality show produced and distributed by Codeblack Entertainment.

Will.i.am at EBC: Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas performs at Encore Beach Club. The singer and record producer will bring some of the band’s hits to the Encore Pool. Enjoy an opening set by fellow BEP Apl.de.ap.

Skrillex and Lil Jon at Surrender: Emerging electro-house and dubstep star Skrillex and Lil Jon will be spinning hits like “Outta Your Mind” and “Shots” at the Encore nightclub.

Ice-T and Coco Austin at Vanity: Ice Loves Coco stars Ice-T and Coco Austin will host the party at Vanity. Everybody will be lining up to see what Coco, known for her Thong Thursday Twitpics, will wear.

'80s Night at Gold Lounge: Throw on your acid wash jeans, tease your hair and return to the '80s. Gold Lounge presents '80s Night with a special DJ set by Eddie McDonald.

Summer Altice

Summer Altice

Summer Altice at The Deuce: The Deuce kicks off the weekend with an appearance and guest DJ set by Playboy Playmate and DJ Summer Altice.

In The House at Haze: In The House is a new evening showcasing some of the best house DJ artists in the world. Paul Van Dyk kicks off inaugural night.

DJ Cassidy at The Bank: The Bank welcomes back legendary DJ to the stars DJ Cassidy to spin at the Bellagio hot spot.

LDW party at The Platinum Hotel: The Platinum Hotel and Spa kicks off the weekend celebration with their inaugural White Platinum Party at Stir Lounge. Partygoers in white attire will receive complimentary white or red wine and hors d’oeuvres plus live music by KC, a white chocolate candy buffet, oxygen bar and a chance to win a one-night stay at the Platinum Hotel and Spa. Local street artist Heather Mulvey will also be in attendance showcasing new paintings in addition to her Original Hooligan Art collection.

Sidney Samson at XS: Dutch talent Sidney Samson headlines at XS. The electronic DJ has collaborated with Katy Perry, Rihanna, Pitbull and Kylie Minogue on recent remixes.

DJ Loczi's Electric Dream at Studio 54: The performance celebrates infamous stars who made Studio 54 legendary and rewinds to the past incorporating videos and projections of the club’s iconic guests, while fast forwarding into the future with live musicians, aerialists, wall-climbers and dancers.

Boris at Wet Republic: DJ Boris got his start in St. Petersberg before moving on to the NYC clubs and brings the European vibe to Vegas when he spins poolside at Wet Republic along with Oscar G. and Riva Starr.

Dainjazone at Club Nikki: The Tropicana hotspot welcomes California hip-hop and electro DJ Dainjazone.

LDW drink specials at Rockhouse: Rockhouse offers two-for-one beers, $5 shots and cocktails all weekend. Enjoy $5 Sailor Jerry cocktails on Fridays and $5 Bacardi cocktails on Saturdays until 6 p.m. Additionally, Rockhouse will close out the weekend with a bikini contest for all ladies looking to win an open bar tab for the evening, followed by Rockhouse’s infamous beer pong tournament, where the champions can win a $500 grand prize. Teams can register for the beer pong tournament in person all weekend long or online at therockhousebar.com.

Double Down Radio anniversary show: Double Down Radio celebrates its third anniversary with performances by The Bitters, Dead Birds Blind Kids, The Mapes, Infernal Raket and Die Laughing.

A Midsummer Night's Dream with DJ Pauly D at Palms Pool and Rain at the Palms on Aug. 13, 2011.

A Midsummer Night's Dream with DJ Pauly D at Palms Pool and Rain at the Palms on Aug. 13, 2011.

DJ Pauly D at the Palms: Start your weekend with ladies man DJ Pauly D headlining at Ditch Fridays at the Palms Pool & Bungalows. Later he heads over to Clash Fridays at Rain.

Glomo at Piranha: Piranha presents Glomo, a glow in the dark underwear party. Guests in underwear can enjoy an open bar from 10:30 until 11:30 p.m.

Jujubee at Krave: This Labor Day Weekend, Krave Nightclub is offering a three-day pass, which includes admission and three drinks for $30. On Friday, Krave is going 18 and up with RuPaul’s Drag Race star Jujubee performing live on stage. Also that night, enjoy Krave’s sexiest go-go dancers on stage in a special shower event.

Nik Richie at LAX: TheDirty.com's Nik Richie, husband of actress Shayne Lamas, hosts at LAX Nightclub at Luxor. Guests should be on their best behavior or face the chance of showing up the next day on his gossip website.

Deadmau5 at The Chelsea: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas brings world-renowned artist Deadmau5 to The Chelsea for two unique shows over Labor Day weekend. This will be the first-ever time that the artist brings his full live show to the Strip, showcasing a brand new live production.

Deadmau5 at Encore Beach Club's first anniversary at the Encore on May 30, 2011.

Deadmau5 at Encore Beach Club's first anniversary at the Encore on May 30, 2011.

Robert Randolph & The Family Band at Book & Stage: The Grammy-nominated band’s new album, We Walk This Road, continues the Sacred Steel tradition for which Randolph has earned wide praise. Catch them at three free concerts at The Cosmopolitan.

Patrick Stump at the HRC: Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump performs at the Hard Rock Café on the Strip along with Wynter Gordon and John West.

Ron White performs at the Mirage: Ron White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, will perform his stand-up inside the Terry Fator Theatre at The Mirage.

Saturday, September 3:

Fresh Fest at The Henderson Pavilion: Enjoy music from iconic rappers Salt-N-Pepa, Doug E. Fresh, Whodini, The Sugar Hill Gang and Kool Moe Dee in addition to a breakdancing demonstration.

Sade and John Legend at MGM Grand: Sade and special guest John Legend bring their ultimate summer tour to the MGM Grand Garden Arena. These two Grammy Award-winning artists join forces for a soulful night to remember.

Sade performs during Week 4 of ABC's <em>Dancing With the Stars</em>.

Sade performs during Week 4 of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.

The Beach Boys at Mandalay Beach: America’s band, The Beach Boys, continues to play hundreds of shows annually, setting attendance records and selling out fairs, festivals, performing arts centers and casinos along the way. "Catch a Wave" and catch them poolside at Mandalay Beach.

Kenny Loggins at The Cannery: Kenny Loggins brings songs from his latest album, How About Now and some of his classics like, "Danny's Song" and "Footloose" to The Cannery.

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers at the HOB: The Arizona rockers return to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay for their annual Labor Day Weekend concert.

Bill Cosby at Treasure Island: The star of the The Cosby Show and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids got his start in stand up comedy. He’s come a long way since his Jell-o days so expect a lot of fun anecdotes from his life thus far.

Perfecto's anniversary party: Paul Oakenfold’s Perfecto celebrates its three-year anniversary with Oakenfold himself, Kenneth Thomas, Mark Lewis and Joyriders. The event also doubles as the CD release party for Never Mind the Bollocks.

Kaya Jones at Krave: DJ Irene spins at the only gay nightclub on the Strip and former Pussycat Doll Kaya Jones performs her newest single, “Boyfriend” along with another performance by Sabrina Johnston.

2 Pretty 2 Pay party at Posh: Posh Boutique Nightclub celebrates the beautiful ladies of Las Vegas with a 2 Pretty 2 Pay party sponsored by Belvedere vodka. Starting at midnight, ladies in attendance will receive complimentary $100 gift cards which will be valid for beverages at Posh and Crazy Horse III. Lucky ladies selected at random will receive an exclusive 2 Pretty 2 Pay gift card, valid for a maximum credit of $100 per visit, for life.

The Dixie Evans Birthday Bash at The Royal Resort: A variety of burlesque’s past and present stars will come together for a special revue in celebration of legend Dixie Evans’ 85th birthday at the newly-renovated Royal Resort. The Dixie Evans Birthday Bash, produced by Frederic Apcar Productions, features an all-star line-up to honor the icon including Cabernet Dance, Jami Deadly, Kitten DeVille, Miss Karla Joy, Kalani Kokonuts, Renea’ Le Roux, Angie Pontani, Absinthe’s Melody Sweets, Rita Star, Cha Cha Velour and Vi Vacious along with legends Tiffany Carter, Shannon Doah, Kitten Natividad and “Queen of the Fire Tassels,” Satan’s Angel, who last graced the Royal’s stage in 1975.

Miguel and Clinton Sparks at The Palms: Palms Casino Resort welcomes world-renowned DJ, entertainer and multi-platinum songwriter-producer Clinton Sparks to Moon Nightclub for his Awesome Party. Downstairs at Playboy Club catch recording artist Miguel.

Ben Harper at The Boulevard Pool: Grammy Award-winning musician Ben Harper is hard to classify. Check out his show at the Cosmo's pool and you're sure to hear a blend of blues, folk, soul, reggae and rock.

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi kicks off spring break at LAX on March 12, 2011.

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi kicks off spring break at LAX on March 12, 2011.

Snooki at Pure: She’s back. The 4-foot-9 Jersey Shore star loves to frequent Vegas when she's not busy writing books or ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Catch her (and her poof) at the Caesars nightclub.

Fantasy football weekend at Rhumbar: Rhumbar celebrates LDW with the ladies of Luxor’s adult revue Fantasy hosting a fantasy football-themed weekend. Catch the ladies from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday autographing calendars and giving away T-shirts and tickets to their show. Saturday night guests can enjoy “Hit and Spin Saturdays” with DJ Rodney spins. On Sunday night “Circus Sundays” offers up music from DJ Larry Lynx while magician Seth Grabel does tricks. On Monday night, DJ Mika Gold spins.

The Pharcyde at The Palms Pool: LA hip-hop group The Pharcyde has been performing together for more than 20 years. Look forward to their hit singles like "Passin' Me By", "Runnin'" and "Drop" as they perform poolside at The Palms.

The Situation at LAX: It’s a Shore thing – the gorilla juicehead hosts at LAX. Hopefully he won't have any close encounters with concrete walls.

Size Matters at XS: Steve Angello brings his infamous “Size Matters” party to XS. The event concept, developed in 2010, combines an over-the-top party atmosphere with special lighting, props and non-stop beats by Angello in addition to AN21 and Max Vangeli. During the day, catch them at Encore Beach Club.

Audrina Patridge and Swizz Beatz at Vanity: The Hills beauty Audrina Patridge hosts at Vanity Nightclub along with rapper Swizz Beatz who will be performing at the club and during the day at the Hard Rock Pool as well.

A-Trak at Tryst: DJ A-Trak, who has worked with Kanye West, Kid Sister, Lupe Fiasco and Boyz Noize, spins at Tryst. As one half of the duo Duck Sauce, his collaboration with Armand Van Helden, look forward to their nightlife anthem “Barbra Streisand.”

DJ Avicii during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 26, 2011.

DJ Avicii during the final night of the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 26, 2011.

Avicii at Marquee: Swedish DJ, remixer and record producer Avicii, known for his hot track "Bromance," spins at Marquee Nightclub along with Cosmic Gate.

Markus Schulz and EDX at Marquee: German-born Markus Schulz has emerged as one of the top international DJs and producers, and just last year he released a compilation album titled Las Vegas ’10 as part of his city albums series. Hear him at Marquee Dayclub along with EDX.

Howard Jones at the Fremont Street Experience: “Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely 80s” music festival at Fremont Street Experience presents a free concert by English musician Howard Jones on the 3rd Street Stage. Throughout the weekend visitors can also enjoy a stage extravaganza from The Nancy Rayguns, the original production show “VJ Invasion: Launch Date 8.1.81” and Las Vegas based premier cover band Venus Rising, who will also perform on Sunday.

Akon at Chateau: Senegalese-American hip-hop and R&B singer-songwriter and rapper Akon will be performing some of his popular hits like "Locked Up" and "Smack That."

Z-Trip at Lavo: DJ, producer and mashup specialist Z-Trip, 2009's America's Best DJ, spins at the Palazzo nightclub.

Carmen Electra at Nikki Beach: Actress, model and television personality Carmen Electra will host at Nikki Beach. The brunette beauty has graced the cover of Playboy three times and appeared in numerous movies and TV shows, including Scary Movie and Baywatch.

Carmen Electra at the Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Saloon grand opening at Planet Hollywood on June 4, 2011.

Carmen Electra at the Pussycat Dolls Burlesque Saloon grand opening at Planet Hollywood on June 4, 2011.

White Party Vegas at Bare: Time to don the whitest of whites as Jeffrey Sanker, Eduardo Cordova and The Light Group present the ultimate dance music weekend at Heaven at Bare. Featured appearances include Grammy-nominated platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks, as well as Grammy-nominated DJ Dave Aude and opening sets by DJ Grind and DJ Ben Ishay.

Tiësto at The Joint: One of the most anticipated Las Vegas nightclub residencies is still going strong. Legendary Dutch musician, DJ and producer Tiesto spins during his monthly residency at The Joint in the Hard Rock after spending the day by the pool at Wet Republic.

Chris Lake at Liquid: UK DJ and producer Chris Lake spins poolside. If you’re up for a tongue twister, just remember, it's Lake at Liquid for Labor Day.

DJ Erra and DJ Mr. Best at Bare: Newport Beach's own DJ Erra spins at Bare along with celebrity DJ Mr. Best.

Lloyd Banks at Jet: Join G-Unit member Lloyd Banks for an evening that will leave you with a “Hunger for More.”

LMFAO and DJ Vice at Tao: Throw back some "Shots" as you party rock with LMFAO while they perform at Tao along with DJ Vice.

DJ Reach at Tao Beach: DJ Reach, known for being the official DJ on Last Call with Carson Daly, brings his turntable skills to the Venetian's pool.

Hooters pool party: Sin City Motorsports celebrates the launch of its new apparel line with a pool party at Hooters. Wear your Sin City Motorsports gear to get into the VIP area. Enjoy free food and drink specials while supplies last plus the music of DJ Huntington.

Ray J at Gallery: Recording artist Ray J will give a live performance at Gallery Nightclub. The singer, record producer and television star is best known for hits such as “Sexy Can I”, “One Wish” and “What I Need” and for his VH1 reality series, For the Love of Ray J. He is currently working on his fifth studio album, Trust, Knowledge & Opportunity, with his sister Brandy.

Ray J at the Sugar Factory at the Paris Las Vegas on July 16, 2011.

Ray J at the Sugar Factory at the Paris Las Vegas on July 16, 2011.

College Gameday Tailgate Party at McFadden’s: The Rio bar kicks off the new NCAA season by offering guests in their favorite team jersey a free drink at the bar. All football fans will enjoy a “Happy 2 Hours” from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. for only $15, followed by an open bar special from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m. priced at $20 for girls and $30 for men. McFadden’s is also offering local ladies $1 drinks from 10 p.m. until close and $5 cheery and grape bombs. Guests may enter a team beer chugging contest for a chance to win a VIP man cave party.

Mix Master Mike at Blush: Mix Master Mike spins at Blush along with an opening set by DJ G-Squared. Ladies can enjoy complimentary champagne from 11 p.m. until midnight.

Naughty by Nature at Rok Vegas: The Grammy Awardwwinning hip-hop duo will be sure to do their hit single, "O.P.P."

Sunday, September 4:

Def Leppard with Heart at MGM Grand: Def Leppard returns to the U.S. with Seattle rock legend Heart. Def Leppard’s career includes numerous hit singles and two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria. Heart’s hits include "Crazy on You", "Magic Man", "Barracuda" and "Alone."

Wyclef at Vanity and Hard Rock Pool: Solo artist and Fugees front man Wyclef Jean performs poolside at the Rehab pool party at the Hard Rock Pool then later at Vanity Nightclub.

Fatboy Slim Marquee Dayclub: English DJ and producer Fatboy Slim brings his signature sound and tracks like "Praise You" and "Weapon of Choice" to Marquee Dayclub. Joining him are Chuckie and Tom Gandy.

The B-52’s and The Human League at Mandalay Beach: Mandalay Bay's 2011 Landshark Lager Beach Concert Series presents The B-52’s and The Human League, performing poolside.

Estelle opens for John Legend at The Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms.

Estelle opens for John Legend at The Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms.

Estelle at Chateau: Grammy Award-winning British R&B star Estelle will perform her hits like “American Boy" at the Paris nightclub.

Amanda Lepore at Krave: Amanda Lepore performs live and DJ Scotty Thomson from New York keeps the dance floor going for a special guest appearance later in the evening.

Ghostbar Sundays: Resident DJs Zen Freeman and Kenneth Thomas, aka Zenneth, spin at Ghostbar Sundays.

Third Annual Margarita Festival: Valley bartenders and mixologists will shake up their best margarita recipes and compete in front of a panel of national judges and margarita lovers at the Third Annual Margarita Festival at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. For $20, guests can enjoy 10 tastings from their choice of the participants and can vote on their favorites to win. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN). In addition to the margarita tasting, guests can enjoy live entertainment, food and drink specials including delicious barbecue and tacos from our winners of the Tacos and Tequila Festival.

Adrenaline Mob at the LVCS: New York heavy metal band Adrenaline Mob performs at the LVCS along with local rockers Hard Eight.

Ginuwine at LAX: R&B star Ginuwine hosts at LAX Nightclub at the Luxor. Known for his '90s hit "Pony," the singer has been making waves with his most recent album Elgin, which includes his top-selling track, “Heaven.”

Blush's four-year anniversary: Blush celebrates its four-year anniversary with Holly Madison, star of Holly’s World and Peepshow. Ladies can enjoy complimentary champagne and vodka drinks from 11 p.m. until midnight.

Laughter Hours Comedy Show: This weekend catch Anton Knight, Brandt Tobler, Gabe Nolasco, Matt Markman and host BS Williams at the comedy club with a spectacular view, high atop Mandalay Bay at The Foundation Room.

Will.i.am at XS: Sunday Night Swim presents a special DJ set by will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas. The multi-talented artist has collaborated with everyone from Wolfgang Gartner to David Guetta and will showcase his own talents in the booth along with sets by apl.de.ap and DJ Ammo.

New Boyz at Rain: Rain welcomes all-star duo New Boyz for an exclusive performance, including their smash hit “Backseat.”

Diddy at the Palms Pool: Entertainment mogul Diddy serves as host at Palms Pool & Bungalows for a Sunday pool party where the Ciroc will surely be flowing.

Sean "Diddy" Combs hosts New Year's Eve at LAX at the Luxor on Dec. 31, 2010.

Sean "Diddy" Combs hosts New Year's Eve at LAX at the Luxor on Dec. 31, 2010.

Sunday Funday party at McFadden’s: To close out the big weekend, McFadden’s offers reverse happy hour. Starting at 8 p.m., pitchers will decrease in price by $1 every hour until midnight. Plus, any patron wearing a college t-shirt will receive a half-priced shot.

Akon at Gallery: The rapper makes a second appearance this weekend for an encore performance at Gallery Nightclub at Planet Hollywood.

Ferry Corsten at Nikki Beach: Dutch trance music producer, DJ and remixer Ferry Corsten headlines at Amazing Sundays at Nikki Beach.

DJ Erick Morillo at Tao: Erick Morillo returns to Tao for another installment of his Labor Day Weekend party. Morillo is known for spinning top house music in venues in NYC and Ibiza.

Robbie Rivera at Tao Beach: Beatport Pool Sundays presents Puerto Rican house music producer and DJ Robbie Rivera.

DJ Dan at Liquid: Electronic house music DJ and producer DJ Dan, known for his remixes of The Pussycat Dolls, Lady Gaga and P Diddy, spins at Liquid Pool at Aria.

Fortune 421 takeover at Bare: San Diego-based lifestyle company Fortune 421 hosts a day by the pool with Tara Brooks, Andy D'Arrigo and Mike Remedy.

Hard Labor party at Jet: Jet opens their doors for a special Labor Day Sunday night party from Jeffery Sanker and Eduardo Cordova. UK bad boy DJs and producers Wayne G and Bobby Blanco spin and guests can enjoy a special live performance from Frenchie Davis of The Voice.

Battle of the Bands finale at Diablo’s: After 64 bands have battled it out for 31 weeks, it is time for the victor to claim the $10,000 grand prize. Guests can enjoy $1 Heineken drafts and $5 Semental tequila drinks.

Flo Rida at Chateau at Paris on March 25, 2011.

Flo Rida at Chateau at Paris on March 25, 2011.

Flo Rida at Haze: Haze at Aria welcomes rapper Flo Rida. The "Low" and "Sugar" singer will bring a touch of Miami to the desert.

Midsummer Lingerie Ball at The Bank: The Bank invites 50 of the hottest ladies in Vegas to host the annual Midsummer Lingerie Ball. All ladies dressed in lingerie will receive free champagne at both Caramel and The Bank. Don’t miss the champagne sponsored reception at Caramel from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Sebastian Ingrosso at Surrender: Swedish-raised DJ and producer Sebastian Ingrosso released his first official remix back in 1999. Now he is also one third of DJ super-group the Swedish House Mafia, along with friends Axwell and Steve Angello.

Kaskade and Pete Tong at EBC: DJ and producer Kaskade returns to Encore Beach Club along with fellow Encore resident DJ Peter Tong.

DJ Vice at Lavo: This Sunday you can bathe in nightlife at Lavo as you dance and listen to the sounds of DJ Vice. The popular DJ splits his time between Vegas, LA and NYC but luckily he chose the right spot to celebrate Labor Day Weekend.

Dirty South at Marquee: Australian DJ Dirty South certainly has an impressive resume after this summer. The DJ/remixer/record producer was featured at both Coachella and the Electronic Daisy Carnival in Southern California, and now he’s bringing his beats to the Cosmo along with Gareth Emery.

Labor Day BBQ at Comme Ça: Chef David Myers of Comme Ça at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will celebrate Labor Day with a special prix fixe barbecue menu offered from 4 until 10 p.m. on the restaurant’s patio. The menu, priced at $49 per person, will showcase French picnic-inspired classics with a modern Myers twist. Selections include artisan cheeses, charcuterie, decadent fruit and country salads, assorted potted rillettes and tartares, cumin-kissed carrots, grilled provençal sausage, trout amandine, steak au poivre, pommes Lyonnaise, Earl Grey madeleines with honey and lavender, and an assortment of crepes.

F%@k Me I'm Famous! at Wet Republic: Cathy and David Guetta present the Vegas edition of their F%@k Me I'm Famous! party at Wet Republic. This time they are bringing along Swedish DJ Avicii.

Monday, September 5:

The Disco Biscuits at the HOB: Philly jam band The Disco Biscuits is known for more than just its music, expect an exciting light show as well.

DJ Afrojack at the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 25, 2011.

DJ Afrojack at the Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on June 25, 2011.

Afrojack at XS: Resident DJ Afrojack, recently dubbed “The World’s Next Top DJ” by Mixmag, has escalated to international fame while calling the DJ booth at XS home to his Las Vegas residency.

IDentity Music Festival at Mandalay Bay: Held in Mandalay Bayside C & D, the music festival is the first-of-its-kind electronic-only music tour featuring Kaskade, Afrojack, Pretty Lights, Steve Aoki and The Crystal Method, among others.

Benny Bennassi at Marquee: Enjoy complimentary admission all day as Benny Bennassi, Gareth Emery and Porter Robinson and the decks at Marquee Dayclub.

Above & Beyond at Wet Republic: British trance music group Above & Beyond will spin at Wet Republic Ultra Pool.

Bare Pool Backyard BBQ at Bare: Bare wants you to make the most of your day off with a Labor Day pool party and barbeque where all locals receive a complimentary beer and burger while enjoying the sounds of guest DJs Chris Clouse and Travis Emmons.

Sebastian Ingrosso at Encore Beach Club: Sebastian Ingrosso, one third of Swedish House Mafia, performs at EBC with Alleso, the young Swedish House Mafia protégé. Ingrosso and Alesso have collaborated on a new track called “Calling.”

Cedric Gervais at Tao Beach: Tao Beach lets you keep the fruits of you labor on Labor Day by offering a free party featuring Cedric Gervais and Martin Solveig.

DJ Muggs at the Hard Rock Pool: Cypress Hill's DJ and producer DJ Muggs will spin poolside at the Hard Rock Pool for Relax Mondays to close out your holiday weekend.

Cinco de Septiembre at El Segundo Sol: All day long, guests can take advantage of Loco Hour like loaded nachos, chicken and beef quesadillas and frozen margaritas for $5. Sangria is available by the glass for $4 in both red and white varieties.

Rapper Fabolous will perform live at Jet Nightclub at The Mirage.

Fabolous at Jet: It's the end of another fun-filled holiday weekend and the end of an era as Jet celebrates its closing with R&B superstar Fabolous and DJ Hollywood.

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