All-American Weekend

16 May

Three day weekends are always something to look forward to, unless you work in the industry and it just means an extra day of work. No matter which way it is for you, a three day weekend in Las Vegas means a busy time with visitors, locals, and all the events that go with it. The options are endless and keep you out and about Friday through Monday. Every major DJ is lined up ready and ready to spin at every pool and nightclub that puts the Winter Music Conference to shame. If you’re not into DJs, don’t worry, there are plenty of bands and music arts for live entertainment. If you want to relax for the holiday weekend, well you can do that too.

Memorial Day is not just a day off from work. The holiday is meant to take the day and honor Americans that have died in war. It was originated in 1868 by General John Logan and observed on May 30, 1868 to honor those who died during the Civil War. New York was the first state that recognized the holiday but not until 1873 with the Northern states following in 1890. The South refused to accept the holiday until 1971 when Congress passed the National Holiday Act, assigning Memorial Day on the last Monday in May. So this Memorial Weekend remember those who have gave their lives for our country and rejoice the life you live by honoring them in celebration.

Music Line-Up
If I went through and described every single DJ and musician at every single venue, you would have to take a day off just to read my blog. Here is the complete list with links to get details on who you want to hear, either by past blogs, interviews, or venue links.

Bare Pool & Lounge
Saturday Day: DJ Mr. Best; Saturday Night: Las Vegas LGBT community Kickoffs Heaven; Sunday: DJ Politik and DJ What; Monday: Memorial Day Backyard BBQ with DJ Ikon, Karma, David Christian and Eric Forbes. Locals get a free burger and complimentary beer.

Blush Boutique Nightclub
Friday: DJ sets by Macy Gray and Jace One; Saturday: hosted by Holly Madison; Sunday: Josh Strickland performs his new hit, “Report To The Floor.”

Chateau Nightclub
Friday: Live Performance by Nelly; Saturday: Live Performance by Akon

Downtown Las Vegas
The 13th Annual Punk Rock Bowling Music Festival returns to Downtown Las Vegas with multiple music acts that are already sold out for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. You can still enjoy the soutdoor festival with food and drink and enjoy the bowling tournament Saturday and Sunday going all day long.

Encore Beach Club
Saturday: Afrojack; Sunday: One-Year Anniversary with Kaskade; Monday: Deadmau5

Gallery Nightclub
Friday: Birthday Celebration of Scott Disick; Saturday: Grant Maynard and Frank Mir Official After Fight Party; Sunday: Live Performance by Akon

Haze Nightclub
Saturday: DJ Bob Sinclair; Sunday: Live Performance by Flo Rida with DJ Karma

House of Blues
Sunday: My Chemical Romance in Concert

JET Nightclub
Friday: Live Performance by Lloyd Banks; Sunday: Live Performance by Fabolous

Lake Las Vegas
Saturday (6 p.m. – 10 p.m.): Fundraising event for Heaven Can Wait Animal Society with a live outdoor concert featuring Skip Martin, former lead singer of Kool & the Gang.

Liquid Pool Lounge
Saturday: DJ Carlos Fauvrelle; Sunday: DJ Bob Sinclair

Marquee DayClub
Friday: Sean Paul and Captains of Industry; Saturday: Above & Beyond and Cedric Gervais; Sunday: Fat Boy Slim; Monday: Robbie Rivera and Chuckie

Marquee Nightclub
Friday: Markus Schulz and Roger Sanchez; Saturday: ATB and Laidback Luke; Sunday: Armin Van Buuren; Monday: Redfoo of LMFAO and Chuckie

Nikki Beach
Grand Opening Weekend!

Palms Casino & Resort
The Love Festival – Friday: Ditch Friday at Palms Pool -Morgan Page, Tinie Tempah, Dainjazone, Exodus; Rain Nightclub – Felix da Housecat, Green Velvet, Dave Fogg; Saturday: Palms Pool – Chromeo, Breakdown, Hyphy Crunk, DJ M!ke Attack; Rain Nightclub – Paul Oakenfold, Zen Freeman; Sunday: Palms Pool – Junior Sanchez, Craze, Classixx, Kill The Noise, Treasure Fingers; Ghostbar – Zen Freeman, Brandon Kent; Rain Nightclub – Paul Van Dyk, Marcus Schowssow, DJ Reza

Red Rock Pool
Friday: Barenaked Ladies in Concert

Rehab
Sunday: Drake

Surrender Nightclub
Friday: Steve Aoki, Calvin Harris; Saturday: Lil Jon

Tao Beach
Sunday: Dirty South

Tao Nightclub
Sunday: Erick Morillo

The Bank
Friday: DJ Cassidy; Sunday: Z-Trip

Wet Republic
Friday: Victor Calderone and Boris; Saturday: Tiesto; Sunday: Bad Boy Bill and Serge Devant; Monday: David Guetta

XS Nightclub
Friday: A-Trak; Saturday: Afrojack; Sunday: Deadmau5

Memorial weekend is only two weeks away; however, I’m sure more events will continue to pop up. Make sure you become a fan of my Facebook for up to date information on all things happening in Las Vegas!

One Response to “All-American Weekend”

  1. Anonymous May 17, 2011 at 9:35 pm #

    Thanks for mentioning the Punk Rock Bowling festival. So many great bands and it's going to be so much fun!

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