Nico & Vinz at Foxtail Nightclub; Dirty South, Deep Dish, Pete Tong at Life Nightclub

Dirty South at Life Nightclub on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in SLS Las Vegas.

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Dirty South at Life Nightclub on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in SLS Las Vegas.

SLS Las Vegas:
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 @ 2:01 a.m.
The grand-opening weekend of the nightlife venues Life Nightclub and Foxtail Nightclub continued in star-studded fashion Saturday and Sunday nights at the new SLS Las Vegas on the north end of the Strip.
Puff Daddy launches his Pineapple Ciroc vodka with a pool party at Rehab on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.

Puff Daddy launches Pineapple Ciroc with pool party at Rehab

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 @ 1:28 a.m.
Music mogul Puff Daddy, aka Sean Combs, aka P.Diddy, celebrated his new Pineapple Ciroc hosting and performing at Rehab in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon to a packed crowd while holding his drink of choice in a festive pineapple cup.
Miguel, with Nazanin Mandi, arrives at Hyde Bellagio on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

Miguel, with girlfriend Nazanin Mandi, performs at Hyde Bellagio

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 @ 1:05 a.m.
Miguel arrived at the nightspot after midnight alongside model and actress girlfriend Nazanin Mandi, who was celebrating her birthday. The couple took to the red carpet in style, with Miguel in an all-black ensemble and Mandi in a sexy, low-cut white halter dress.
Jason Derulo performs at Body English on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.

Jason Derulo has double-duty at Rehab and Body English in the Hard Rock Hotel

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Monday, September 1, 2014 @ 3:58 a.m.
Jason Derulo had double-duty this Labor Day Weekend, as the singer-songwriter, dancer and significant other of “American Idol” champion Jordin Sparks hosted and performed at Rehab by day and then Body English by night at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
The Avett Brothers at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in the Linq Promenade.

The Avett Brothers perform back-to-back-to-back shows at Brooklyn Bowl

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Monday, September 1, 2014 @ 3:25 a.m.
It was a triple-header this Labor Day Weekend in Las Vegas for North Carolina band The Avett Brothers — banjo player and vocalist Scott Avett, guitarist and vocalist Seth Avett and their bandmates performed Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at Brooklyn Bowl.
David Gray performs at The Joint on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
David Gray at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas
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Monday, September 1, 2014 @ 3:04 a.m.
British singer-songwriter David Gray, best known for his songs “Babylon,” “This Year’s Love,” “Please Forgive Me” and “Sail Away,” performed at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas on Saturday night. Gray’s latest album, “Mutineers,” was released on June 17.
Ed Sheeran performs at The Chelsea on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Ed Sheeran performs back-to-back shows at The Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan
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Sunday, August 31, 2014 @ 5:34 p.m.
On Friday night, Ed Sheeran, who kept it casual in colorful flannel, a black T-shirt and black jeans, had the sold-out crowd singing along to songs including his hits “A Team” and “Sing,” as well as a cover of “Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears. ...
Brad Paisley performs at Boulevard Pool on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Brad Paisley brings ‘Moonshine’ to Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan
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Sunday, August 31, 2014 @ 4:28 p.m.
Brad Paisley, in blue jeans, black short-sleeve button-up and white cowboy hat, deemed the concert for “Moonshine in the Trunk” an album-release party, and it was 75 minutes of his hits, new cuts from “Moonshine” and, in Paisley’s words, a night of partying and drinking.
Nina DiGregorio.
Nina DiGregorio: Learning to love Las Vegas through the eyes of a small-town New Yorker
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, August 31, 2014 @ 2:57 p.m.
Ten years ago, I would have ripped into a scathing diatribe about all that I disliked about Las Vegas. But not today. Today, I am here to defend the city that I have learned to love as if it were my own.
Crooner Mark OToole performs at Vinyl at the Hard Rock Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.
Mark OToole: ‘It’s a pleasure to work in this city as a performer’
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, August 31, 2014 @ 2:05 p.m.
After two decades of performing on the Strip to my most recent endeavor at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, I have been blessed and most fortunate to be one of those performers who believes that they have the privilege to say I have made it in Las Vegas.
Tove Lo at The Sayers Club on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in SLS Las Vegas.
Tove Lo toasts grand opening of The Sayers Club; Rebecca & Fiona at Foxtail
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Saturday, August 30, 2014 @ 5 p.m.
Sweden took over SLS Las Vegas on Thursday night with two grand-opening soirees. The intimate lounge, nightspot and live-music venue The Sayers Club celebrated its official grand opening with Swedish pop sensation Tove Lo and her five-song, 30-minute performance.
Keith Urban performs during the Academy of Country Music's "Party for a Cause Festival" Saturday, April 5, 2014.
LDW celebrity preview: Keith Urban, Nico & Vinz, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Lil Jon, Puff Daddy
Friday, August 29, 2014 @ 6 p.m.
It’s a holiday weekend almost as big as New Year’s and certainly with as many big-name entertainers and star-DJ party people as you would expect for Dec. 31. Our LVCVA is predicting that LDW will attract 313,000 visitors, giving us a $208 million economic boost.
Dirty South.
Dirty South is ready to be the Life of the party at SLS Las Vegas
Q+A:
Friday, August 29, 2014 @ 2 a.m.
I caught up with Melbourne-based Serbian-Australian DJ, producer, director and remixer Dirty South, birth name Dragan Roganovic, this week ahead of his set Saturday night at Life, and he talked about his new album and film — and late-night chicken fingers.
South Point GM Ryan Growney, in the suit, and South owner Michael Gaughan play blackjack with a Clydesdale named Elite and a Dalmatian named King at South Point on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012.
South Point GM Ryan Growney: ‘Las Vegas Cowboy Central’ expands with Priefert Pavilion
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 8 p.m.
The city of Las Vegas, known for its endless events and entertainment options, has become the premier stomping grounds for cowboy boots and equestrian action as the center of the rodeo world each year. This didn’t happen overnight.
Life Nightclub during the grand opening of SLS Las Vegas on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, on the Strip.
Nightlife at SLS Las Vegas: Life Nightclub, The Sayers Club and Foxtail
Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 7:01 p.m.
Tonight, the five-day LDW party at SLS gets underway with the grand opening of The Sayers Club with Swedish pop star Tove Lo. She’ll christen the Hollywood music venue’s stage with raw lyrics and candid performances including “Habits (Stay High).”