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What are the Best EDM Clubs in Vegas?



Electronic Dance Music (also known as EDM, but you already knew that…) has been exploding in Las Vegas for the past few years. You will now see billboards around Vegas with familiar DJ faces such as Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Skrillex and Avicii. Here’s a breakdown of the current top EDM parties in Vegas.

XS Las Vegas

Sunday Nightswim at XS Las Vegas

Don’t miss the epic Nightswim parties at XS during summer

XS Nightclub and the team at Wynn Resorts were the first to heavily invest into EDM in 2011. They haven’t slowed down since! One of the best features of XS is the combination of its indoors dance floor and its outdoors pool area. The same DJs will also play at Encore Beach Club which is also located at the Encore. If you’re looking for a beautiful nightclub with a large outdoors area and music by the top DJs, you need to visit XS.

Notable EDM DJs:
Avicii
David Guetta
Deadmau5
Kaskade
Zedd
Skrillex
Diplo
Major Lazer
Fedde le Grand
Tommy Trash

Buy Tickets for XS
Buy Tickets for Encore Beach Club

 

LiFE Nightclub

LiFE at SLS Las Vegas

LiFE is the newest addition to the already crazy nightlife in Las Vegas

LiFE at the SLS Las Vegas is the newest player in the game but they arguably hold the most diverse line-up of all the other Vegas properties. LiFE also features a separate pool party called Beach LiFE. LiFE offers a great combination of DJs that play mainstream EDM, dubstep, deep house and even techno. Sunday nights at LiFE is one of the rare places you can enjoy a more “underground” sound with DJs such as Cirez D, Deep Dish and Pete Tong. If you’re looking for the newest club experience in Vegas, LiFE should be your first choice.

Notable EDM DJs:
Eric Prydz (Cirez D)
Pete Tong
Sebastian Ingrosso
Deep Dish
Dirty South
Borgore
Fat Boy Slim
Bob Sinclar

Buy Tickets for LiFE
Buy Tickets for Beach LiFE

 

Marquee Nightclub / Dayclub

Armin van Buuren at Marquee Las Vegas

Trance lives on with Armin van Buuren at Marquee

A few years ago, Marquee at the Cosmopolitan hotel went head-to-head with XS and Wynn properties with an impressive line-up including DJs such as Armin van Buuren, Dash Berlin and Tritonal. Marquee is connected to a pool area called Marquee Dayclub which is the pool party during the day. Marquee is known for having the best trance DJs in Las Vegas.

Notable DJs:
Armin van Buuren
Dash Berlin
Tritonal
Gareth Emery
Cosmic Gate
Ferry Corsten
Markus Schulz
Chuckie
Carnage
Porter Robinson

Buy Tickets for Marquee

 

Light Vegas

Carl Cox at Light Vegas

Oh Yes! Oh Yes! Light is the only spot you can catch Carl Cox

Light at the Mandalay Bay has arguably the best sound system and LED visuals in Las Vegas. Combined with DJs such as Axwell, Carl Cox and Nicky Romero… it’s a guaranteed epic party. The daytime pool party Daylight Beach Club also features the same DJs.

Notable DJs:
Alesso
Axwell
Nicky Romero
Skrillex
Carl Cox
Krewella
Baauer

Buy Tickets for Light
Buy Tickets for Daylight

 

Drai’s Nightclub

Drai's Las Vegas Nightclub

Drai’s is a great spot to catch rising DJs

Drai’s at the Cromwell is the only rooftop nightclub and pool party in Las Vegas. The DJ line-up seems to be more focused on rising DJs than “radio DJs” that have multiple top 40 hits.

Notable DJs:
MAKJ
Sidney Samson
Helena
Adventure Club
Borgeous
Quintino
3LAU

Buy Tickets for Drai’s Nightclub
Buy Tickets for Drai’s Beach Club

 

Hakkasan Nightclub

Calvin Harris at Hakkasan Las Vegas

Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Hardwell, Steve Aoki and Afrojack all under one roof

Hakkasan at the MGM Grand spared no expenses and snatched the highest paid DJs in the industry including Calvin Harris and Tiesto. If you’re looking for the “festival” type of EDM, this is the right place for you. The same DJs will also play at Wet Republic which is also located inside the MGM Grand.

Notable DJs:
Calvin Harris
Tiesto
Hardwell
Steve Aoki
NERVO
Afrojack
Above & Beyond
Martin Garrix
W&W
Bingo Players
Dada Life
Ummet Ozcan

Buy Tickets for Hakkasan
Buy Tickets for Wet Republic

 

Surrender Nightclub

Surrender Las Vegas Party

Surrender is connected to Encore Beach Club at night

Surrender at the Encore hotel will share some of its DJs with XS Nightclub along with a few exceptions including Adrian Lux and Dillon Francis. In most cases, the top DJs will be at XS rather than Surrender but Surrender is generally the better choice for alternative sounds such as trap, dubstep and moombahcore.

Notable DJs:
Dillon Francis
Diplo
DJ Snake
Adrian Lux
Deniz Koyu
Deorro
RL Grime
Fedde le Grand
Grandtheft
Madeon
Major Lazer

Buy Tickets for Surrender

 

If you’re going to any of these nightclubs during a holiday weekend, buy your tickets or book your reservations early! There’s only a limited number of tickets available and EDM events will sell out much faster than other events.



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