EDC, Adam Lambert and More Vegas Happenings This Weekend

Kick off EDC Week with “exceptionally curated house and techno” courtesy of Factory 93

You’ll hear the bass drops from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for miles, but if you’re not heading up to this week’s Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), there’s plenty more entertainment (and EDM) to experience around Las Vegas. Here’s our picks for the places you’ll go.


DANCE: Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will kick off EDC Week with “a fusion of immersive live art, cutting-edge technology, and exceptionally curated house and techno” courtesy of Factory 93. Artists on the bill – an 18+ event — include Charlotte De Witte, Eli Brow, Enrico Sangiuliano, Patrick Topping, Reinier Zonneveld, and Sita Abellan. 5 p.m., $30-$45, dlvec.com


GET SOME: Don’t forget, tickets to Smokey Robinson’s upcoming shows at Venetian Theatre go on sale tomorrow morning. Details

HEAR: You will go to see Wilco when they bring the “Ode to Joy Tour” to Brooklyn Bowl on the Las Vegas Strip. 6:30 p.m., $59.50-$79.50, brooklynbowl.com

EXPERIENCE: Take the Haunted Bus Tour and see some of the most haunted locations in Henderson and Las Vegas with your host, paranormal expert David Castle. 8 p.m., $30, cityofhenderson.com

DANCE: It’s Halloween season, so If we want to see a DJ in costume. Join Marshmello as he continues his residency at Wynn’s XS Nightclub. 10 p.m., $65-$150, wynnsocial.com

LISTEN: Too much EDM for you? Spend the night with Tyga at Hakkasan Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $30-$125, hakkasangroup.com


Witness the GOAT, Nelly, return to the Drai’s Nightclub stage. He’s among the hip-hop all-stars tapped to perform this month at The Cromwell venue. 10:30 p.m., Preview

CHEER: Your Vegas Golden Knights have had a rough start to Season V, with the injuries and all. They could use your enthusiasm as they take on the Edmonton Oilers at T-Mobile Arena. 7 p.m., t-mobilearena.com


DRINK: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas hosts “the whiskey event of the year” at its Boulevard Pool. Whisky X Weekend will feature more than 60 premium whiskies and cocktails, the Cohiba Cigar Lounge with complimentary hair and beard trims courtesy of the resort’s Barbershop, and performances by Fitz and the Tantrums and St. Paul & the Broken Bones. 6 p.m., $75-$125, cosmopolitanvegas.com

LISTEN: The Las Vegas Philharmonic makes its return to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts with the music of Copland, Dvorak, Tower, and Tchaikovsky in a show dubbed “Fanfare!” The show also marks the first performance of the Philharmonic’s first three-year artist-in-residence, cellist Joshua Roman. 7:30 p.m., Preview

WATCH: Sam’s Town Live kicks off three days of IMPACT wrestling with Bound for Glory®. Saturday’s show will be followed by two days of IMPACT wrestling tapings at Sam’s Town live on Sunday and Monday. 6 p.m., $20+, samstownlv.com

HEAR: “American Idol” alum and Queen frontman Adam Lambert is bringing his solo act Venetian Theatre this week. Catch him in the middle of his six-show run on Saturday night. 8 p.m., $71-$172, venetianlasvegas.com

DANCE: Join the three best friends that anyone could have when Cash Cash takes over the DJ booth at Resorts World’s Zouk Nightclub. 10:30 p.m., $30-$100, zoukgrouplv.com


SWIM: EDC Week continues at The Cosmopolitan’s Marquee Nightclub with a Drenched After Dark party with DJ Greg Lopez behind the decks. Bring your swimsuit. 10 p.m., $20-$30, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com

LISTEN: How often do you get out on a Sunday night? How often can you say you were in the crowd for Lady Gaga on a Sunday night? Mother Monster continues her “Jazz and Piano” run at Dolby Live at Park MGM tonight. 8 p.m., $160+, ticketmaster.com


Head up to Craig Ranch Regional Park for Erykah Badu on the Amp at Craig Ranch stage. 7 p.m., $58.50-$150.00, etix.com

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