America’s Best DJ Awards return to Vegas
Tue, Sep 8, 2009 (2:26 p.m.)
- The Details
- America's Best DJ Party with Z-Trip
- September 12, 10:30 p.m.
- Rain Nightclub, 942-6832
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Number 5 is alive! Holding strong in the fifth spot for the second year in a row, Vegas DJ Scotty Boy has garnered the same ranking again in this year’s America’s Best DJ contest, with famed turntabilist Z-Trip earning top honors for 2009.
Unlike last year’s ceremony, which didn’t even make a blip on the nightlife radar when held at the Rouge Bar at MGM, DJ Times and Pioneer Pro DJ are going all out and partnering up with Rain on Saturday for the competition’s closing party. Our sources say that Paul Oakenfold himself will present the gold-plated mixer to Z-Trip. Also being honored in the top five are Steve Porter, Qbert, and Kaskade at numbers 2, 3 and 4 respectively.
During Perfecto, attendees are in for a special treat as Z-Trip is slated to spin from midnight to 2 a.m. Scotty Boy will take the decks at the pre-party inside Ghostbar and rumor has it an afterparty might take place at Drai’s with Steve Porter on the decks. Just when you thought you had recovered from Labor Day Weekend…
(Editor's note: Rain is currently closed but is available for private events.) If The Palms is Las Vegas nightlife’s powerhouse hotel, then Rain is its star quarterback. Home to International DJ Paul Oakenfold and his first US residency in ten years, Saturday nights features the brit DJ and special guests for the Perfecto party. On Fridays, Music is the Currency hosts guest performers weekly. To enter the large dance club, you walk through a futuristic tunnel leading into the main room where a spectacular lighting show splashes the floor and walls with color. Rain may be best known, however, for its special effects like cascading water, fog and bursts of flame that shoot out from metal frames above the dance floor. The upper levels offer VIP cabanas and ultra-exclusive members-only suites accessed by a biometric thumbprint scanner.
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