Wednesday, July 11, 2012 | 2:30 p.m.
Taboo at Rain Not only is the Black Eyed Pea performing live at the Palms club, he’s also celebrating his 37th birthday. BEP fans: Catch him earlier in the day at the resort’s Ditch Fridays pool party. July 13, doors at 11 p.m., $30.
Sierra Gold Grand Opening Party PT’s celebrates the opening of its 40th tavern—a new Sierra Gold location at Buffalo and Smoke Ranch in Summerlin—by extending its Weekly Award-winning happy hour until 10 p.m. That means half-off all drinks and pizzas, plus gaming offers and opportunities to win hourly giveaways in celebration of the new watering hole. Drink up, Summerlinites. July 14, 7 p.m., free entry.
Las Vegas Air Launch Party at Breathe Pool Lounge Third in a five-city series of parties, the Vice magazine bash lands at the Hard Rock Hotel Saturday night to launch Air—an alcoholic sparkling water beverage. Get ready for a dancefloor marathon: Nadastrom, Treasure Fingers, AC Slater, Bad Beat and M!KEATTACK provide the tunes. July 14, doors at 9 p.m., free entry with RSVP at vice.com/airparties.
Aubrey O’Day at Krave The former Danity Kane member and recent Celebrity Apprentice competitor spends Saturday night hosting at the Strip-side gay club. Brave souls can vie for $500 in the evening’s hot body contest, while those preferring to keep their clothes on can score some dough when the nightspot drops a $2,500 balloon. DJs Mikey Francis and Michael Graves bring the noise. July 14, doors at 10:30 p.m., $25, locals free before 12:30 a.m.
The Situation at Señor Frog’s The Sitch is back on the Strip, and this time he’s celebrating the big 3-0 at the Treasure Island party spot. And Señor Frog’s isn’t just partying for the Jersey Shore star’s birthday; it’s also marking the grand opening of its second-floor nightclub, where views of the Strip and the Sirens of TI show are complimentary. July 14, doors at 10 p.m., $20 men, ladies free.
Timbaland at Rehab The producer/rapper won a Grammy for his work on 2007’s Justin Timberlake dance favorite “SexyBack.” He recently kept up that collabo tradition on two singles, pairing with Dev and local boy Ne-Yo. See Timbaland perform at the Sunday Beachlife party—and host sister-club Vanity later on with resident DJs Shift and Cyberkid. July 15, 10 a.m., $80 men, $50 women.
Where’s the Pool? … Party!!! at Studio 21 Tattoo The tattoo parlor joins Sailor Jerry in presenting a ’50s-themed pool-less pool party to benefit the local St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Guests can enjoy free Jerry drinks (and shaved ice cocktails by SnOw ONO), munch on barbecue and participate in the hula, limbo and cheesy beach attire contests. A dunk tank (with Sailor Jerry pin-up models in the hot seat), an art show and raffles complete the benefit bash. July 15, 7 p.m., free entry.
Porter Robinson at XS The EDM up-and-comer returns for his Wynncore residency, spinning Saturday night at Surrender, Sunday at Encore Beach Club and Sunday night at XS. Slip on a suit for this nighttime pool party and listen to some fresh beats. No sunscreen necessary. July 15, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women.