Hot Spots: Five years of Tryst, Oakenfold returns and more
Wed, Feb 2, 2011 (7 p.m.)
Photo: Mikey McNulty
5-Year Anniversary Party at Tryst DJ duo the Manufactured Superstars first joined forces in 2005, the same year hotel tycoon Steve Wynn unveiled Tryst inside his signature mega resort, Wynn Las Vegas. Celebrate five fantastic years of Wynn-ing nightlife with the Superstars as they spin for the club’s anniversary. February 3, doors open 10:30 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, local ladies and industry free.
Busta Rhymes at Tao The rapper/actor who got his alias from Public Enemy’s Chuck D returns to the Valley to host Tao’s Worship Thursdays. DJ Crooked joins Busta at the industry night party. February 3, doors open 10 p.m., $20 men, $10 ladies, local ladies free.
Laura Croft at Blush Although the Playboy Playmate really blew out her candles last Sunday, the party is far from over. Celebrate her 28th birthday Friday at the Wynn boutique nightclub. Ladies receive complimentary champagne from 11 p.m. to midnight, and everyone gets to groove to Jace One and L1’s bangin’ beats. February 4, doors open 9 p.m., $30, local ladies free.
Emmy Rossum at the Bank Vegas Magazine presents a special night at the Bank, as actress and cover girl Emmy Rossum celebrates her lead role in the new Showtime series Shameless. Get down and dirty to the best of Top 40, hip-hop, house and rock mash-ups as DJ Karma spins the night away. February 4, doors open 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.
Perfecto at Rain Direct from, uh, Sweden, DJ Swedish Egil will spin an opening set Saturday … for his boss. That’s right—the electronic music artist remixes records for the Perfecto label, and on Saturday he’ll be spinning for the party of the same name while international superstar Paul Oakenfold returns to Vegas for his Perfecto residency at the Palms. February 5, doors open 10 p.m., $40.
Captain Glowstick’s Journey to Raver Island at Ft. Cheyenne Forget Treasure Island! This EDM event will make partying on the seven seas with Long John Silver look like child’s play. Hop onboard with Captain Glowstick and start your adventure through three rooms of techno, trance and more. Throw on some pirate duds for reduced admission and a great excuse to shout “Shiver me timbers!” all night. February 5, 8 p.m., $20 cover, $15 before 9 p.m. with costume.
Affliction After-Fight Party at Tao What are you doing after Silva and Belfort duke it out at Mandalay Bay this Saturday? If you’re a UFC fan, chances are you’ll be at Tao. The club presents the official Affliction after-fight party, with UFC fighters Randy Couture and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson hosting the post-fight fête. Get ready to dance, as resident DJ Five will lay the beats down at this star-studded event. February 5, doors open 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 ladies.
Adults-Only Game Day Throw-Down at Playground Not sure where to catch the Big Game? Consider Crazy Horse III, as the gentlemen’s club presents a Super Sunday bash you won’t want to miss. Throw down $25, and pregame with a barbecue buffet catered by Famous Dave’s and an open bar an hour before kickoff. Adult film star Tabitha Stevens hosts, with ESPN Radio broadcasting live from the nightlife complex. February 6, 2:30 p.m., free.
The Black and Yellow Party at Jet Attention Packers fans: you might want to try the Bank or Gold Lounge on Super Bowl Sunday. Why? Because Jet will be crawling with Steelers supporters, and bar fights in a club are never pretty. And for you, Pittsburgh devotees, performing live at this postgame bash is rapper Wiz Khalifa, with resident DJ David Christian supplying the sounds for the evening. February 6, doors open 10:30 p.m., $30 cover.