Las Vegas Weekly’s Music Issue Showcase We’re celebrating the very thing you’re reading now, and you’re all invited to join us, poolside Friday night at the Hard Rock Hotel. Enjoy complimentary beer (while supplies last), and soak up sweet sounds from four of our favorite local bands—The Clydesdale, Same Sex Mary, Red Eye Radio and The All-Togethers—plus DJ Rex Dart. There’s no cover; just point your mouse to lasvegasweekly.com/musicissue to get on the list. See ya there! May 31, 7-11 p.m.
Vegas Fringe Fringe Festivals are the food trucks of theater: small portions and outrageous flavors. This year’s Vegas version sizzles with shows like Dick Johnson 2: Private Eyes, featuring two old-school gumshoes and two over-the-top sound effects artists. May 31-June 9, $10-$12, Las Vegas Little Theatre.
Wet ’n’ Wild The water park opened to season pass holders Memorial Day Weekend. Beginning June 3, everyone can join in on the fun. That lazy river is calling your name. $30-$40.
Doom in June Fest 3 Christmas arrives six months early for local fans of doom metal and stoner rock. Veteran touring acts like The Skull and Manilla Road are joined by Vegas’ own Demon Lung, Megaton and Spiritual Shepherd for a day that’s sure to have eardrums ringing. June 1, 1 p.m., $18, Cheyenne Saloon.
Carnevale kickoff Celeb chef Mario Batali will be in town to light the spark for Venetian/Palazzo’s annual Italian festival, hosting an interactive event with cooking demos and tastings from his Las Vegas restaurants. June 1, noon-5 p.m., $60, Palazzo Waterfall Atrium.
Stone Domination Talk shop with Stone founder Greg Koch, get a bottle signed and sip on some awesomeness. The 23-tap takeover features some of the San Diego County brewery’s rarest pours. May 31-June 2; meet and greet May 31, 7 p.m.; Aces & Ales.