Hot Spots: Estelle at the Bank, a Movember party at Lavo and more
Wed, Nov 7, 2012 (1 p.m.)
Soul Train Awards Afterparty at Gallery Celebrating the best of soul and R&B, the Soul Train Awards land at Planet Hollywood Thursday night. The party doesn’t end there, though, as supergroup TGT (that’s Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank) hosts the show’s official afterparty at the PH nightclub. Expect R&B and soul favorites in lieu of trendy EDM tracks. November 8, doors at 10:30 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Fantasy at LAX Eye candy alert! The cast of Fantasy hosts its calendar launch party at the Luxor club Friday night. Partygoers can attempt to score tickets to the topless revue, all while mixing and mingling with the show’s bodacious beauties. November 9, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Estelle at the Bank The British recording artist is making the most of her time in Vegas. After appearing at Thursday’s Soul Train Awards (she’s nominated for Best R&B/Soul Female Artist and Song of the Year), she’ll take the stage at the Bellagio nightclub on Friday. Also supplying the soundtrack: resident DJ Ikon. November 9, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.
Sidney Samson at Surrender It seems the Wynn resident digs his Vegas digs. In addition to booking his beats for a number of nightclub dates, Wynn tapped Samson’s mixing talents for the digital edition of EBC’s first music release, Encore Beach Club: Las Vegas Sessions Vol. 1. He returns to play EBC’s alter ego Friday night. November 9, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40 men, $30 women.
Brew’s Best at Lake Las Vegas The biannual brew fest is back! Sip on beers from local breweries (including Boulder Dam Brewing, Big Dog’s and Tenaya Creek) and regional gems (such as Ballast Point, Firestone and Lagunitas) while enjoying the beautiful November weather lakeside. Proceeds benefit New Vista, an organization devoted to bettering the lives of the intellectually challenged. November 10, 2 p.m. (VIP, 1 p.m.), $25 advance, $30 at door, $40 VIP.
Tiësto at XS This has been a great year for the Dutch DJ: He performed the first live-streamed Twitter concert, starred in his own YouTube series and continued to release new tunes, all while globetrotting to treat crowds to his turntable skills. Experience Tiësto live at the Encore club Saturday night. November 10, doors at 10 p.m., $75 men, $30 women.
XIV Vegas Sessions at Hyde Don’t put away those Halloween costumes just yet! The Bellagio nightclub becomes Gotham City Sunday night with a superhero-themed edition of its monthly XIV party. Heroic getups are encouraged, so remember the spandex, bodysuits and ever-essential cape while deciding what to wear. To the bat cave! Or your closet ... that works, too. November 11, 5 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
’Stache Wars at Lavo Gentlemen, put those razors down! We’re in the midst of Movember, an international movement encouraging dudes to grow their facial hair to raise awareness for men’s health issues. Not enough mustache motivation for you? Well, Lavo’s giving away $3K for the best real mustache (and $2K for the best fake) at its Movember merriment Sunday night. In the booth: DJ Vice. November 11, doors at 11 p.m., $20 men, $10 women, locals free.