Wynter Gordon at Dip & Dance Gordon has already earned nominations from the 2011 International Dance Music Awards and Logo’s NewNowNext Awards. Catch her before she hits it really big at Encore’s nighttime pool party; she’ll perform her hits “Dirty Talk” and “Till Death.” June 30, doors at 10 p.m., $40 men, $30 women, local ladies free.
Dev at Jet Get your “Booty Bounce” on this Friday with a live performance by electro-pop artist Dev at the Mirage nightclub. Chances are she’ll be feeling as fly as a G6—the mini-concert doubles as her 22nd birthday bash. July 1, doors at 10:30 p.m., $40.
Matinee Las Vegas at various venues Not EDM’ed out after three days of Electric Daisy Carnival? Well, you’re in luck! Billed as “the biggest gay dance festival of the summer,” Matinee Las Vegas invades the city this weekend with five talent-packed parties and an afterhours session at a number of venues: Rumor Hotel, Bare Pool, Rain and Piranha nightclubs and the mostly shuttered Body English. Find the complete lineup at matineevegas.com. July 1-3, various times and prices.
B.o.B. at Pure The Grammy-nominated musician plays host this Saturday at the Caesars nightspot. Supplying the sounds are resident DJs Konnex, Slip and Joey Mazzola, though you never really know how long you can keep a rapper off the mic, right? July 2, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Red, White and Azure at The Palazzo Nothing says Fourth of July like an all-American barbecue. Palazzo’s luxury pool serves one up on Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy Kobe burgers and corn on the cob while getting your dance on to sounds by DJs Twisted and SINatra. July 2-3, doors at 11 a.m., $20 men, $10 women, local ladies free.
Fatboy Slim and Funkagenda at Marquee Rain or shine, Slim puts on a show. His residency launch last month saw some stormy weather, forcing Marquee to shift the poolside party indoors. This weekend’s forecast looks more promising, so head to the Cosmo dayclub Sunday to enjoy some bangin’ beats under the sun, courtesy of the EDM pioneer and fellow English DJ Funkagenda. July 3, doors at 10 a.m., $30 men, $20 women.
Wicked Reunion at Ghostbar DJ Garth may have given the world “20 Minutes of Disco Glory” in 1998, but he’ll celebrate 20 years of disco glory on Sunday, when he joins fellow DJs Jeno and Thomas Bullock to commemorate two decades of the Wicked Sound System. House DJ Frank Richards joins the collective on top of the Palms tower this Sunday. July 3, 10 p.m., $20, local ladies free.
New Kids on the Block Official Afterparty at Chateau “The first time was a great time”—they sold 80 million albums worldwide. The second time? It was “a blast.” That was 2008, when they recorded The Block. We’re not so sure they fell in love this third time, but for sheer hilarity we hope NKOTBSB lasts, too. Catch the ’80s pop sensations at their official after-concert party on Sunday. Why? They’ve got “the right stuff.” July 3, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.