7 DJs You Can’t Miss Labor Day Weekend in Vegas

By August 26, 2014 Top Lists No Comments


There are so many great DJs playing in Vegas this weekend it can be hard to decide where to start. So in the interest of streamlining your decision-making process, we made a list so you can quit planning and get back to partying. Presenting the 7 DJs you can’t miss Labor Day weekend in Vegas (nightclub edition).

Friday | Labor Day Weekend

Who: Thomas Gold
Where: Light @ Mandalay Bay
Why: A last name like Gold practically demands a certain standard of greatness, and Thomas Gold always delivers. From headlining sold out shows in New York to spinning at EDC, Gold is no stranger to putting on energetic high-energy shows.  Gold possesses a versatility that allows him to transition seamlessly from commercial bangers to bootleg mash-ups at the drop of a hat.

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Who: Laidback Luke
Where: Life Nightclub @ SLS Las Vegas
Why: There are some DJ’s that just hit the start button and let tracks play. Then there’s Laidback Luke. If anyone can play a crowd, it’s this guy. Laidback Luke has an instinctive grasp of what crowds want to hear, and combined with his excellent music taste, blows the roof off any venue he’s at.

Labor Day weekend in Vegas

The only time double-L’s don’t stand for double loser.


Saturday | Labor Day Weekend

Who: Afrojack
Where: Hakkasan @ MGM Grand
Why: His hit “Take Over Control” has become something of a self-fulfilling prophecy. Only 26 and already conquering the world, Afrojack will undoubtedly, unreservedly jack you up.

Labor Day weekend in Vegas

WMDD – Weapon of Mass Dancefloor Destruction

Who: Alesso
Where: Light @ Mandalay Bay
Why: If you miss Swedish House Mafia as much as we do, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be at Light to see Alesso on Saturday. He’ll electrify you with solo hits, nostalgify you with classic SHM tunes, and keep you dancing until the club closes down.

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Sunday | Labor Day Weekend

Who: Nicky Romero
Where: Daylight Beach Club @ Mandalay Bay
Why: World-class producer Nicky Romero is no stranger to Daylight. Romero is a master of musical intent—he’ll destroy dance floors with hard drops and cradle your heart along a musical journey all in one night.

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Who: Calvin Harris
Where: Hakkasan @ MGM Grand
Why: A summer weekend in Vegas wouldn’t be complete without hearing the anthem of the season from the artist himself. His crowd-pleasing synths and lively percussion keeps crowds moving, dance floors quaking, and booties shaking.

Monday | Labor Day Weekend

Who: Skrillex, Diplo
Where: XS @ Wynn
Why: Each a titan in his own right, Skrillex and Diplo together form a powerhouse that few brains can handle without melting down. Skrillex’s frenetic, aggressive energy vibes perfectly with Diplo’s colorful explosions of sound. If you’re looking to end Labor Day weekend with a bang that will leave your ears ringing, XS is the place.

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About Brandon Yang

Brandon Yang was a Marketing Intern at Tixr in 2014.

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