Las Vegas is known for its superstar residencies, in which big-name headliners pack theaters on the Strip night after night. The club scene is an entirely different animal altogether.
It’s an even more intimate experience, with crowded dancefloors, a high-energy atmosphere and late-night performances. Read on to learn more about the top headliners who keep the party going all night long in Vegas.
The rapper and R&B star recently signed on with Wynn Resorts, guaranteeing at least nine shows in 2019 at XS nightclub. Drake is a big enough draw to headline larger venues, showing the value in having someone of his stature in a club setting. Expect hits like “One Dance” and “God’s Plan” to be featured in his sets.View Dates
It’s hard to find a DJ more in demand than Calvin Harris. The Scot has worked with Dua Lipa, Katy Perry, Rihanna and others in scoring radio hits in recent years. Harris plays Omnia nightclub nearly every Friday at Caesars Palace, making him one of the top EDM stars on the Strip.View Dates
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The duo seems to score one hit after another, making them a great headliner for drawing a casual mainstream audience to XS and Encore Beach Club at the Wynn. The Chainsmokers are nearing the end of a two-year residency, but will no doubt stick around in Vegas. The only question — will they stay at the Wynn or go elsewhere?View Dates
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The rapper is capitalizing on her celebrity buzz by scoring a lucrative residency at KAOS, the new nightlife concept at the recently renovated Palms. Cardi B will perform late-night and daytime pool party sets at the venue. Expect “Bodak Yellow” and “I Like It” to be heard at every show.
Steve Aoki has done so well in Vegas, he actually lives here now. The DJ has been a familiar face at Hakkasan, Jewel and other nightclubs under the Hakkasan umbrella. His high-energy style also carries over well to dayclubs like Wet Republic. His signature move: tossing a cake into the crowd. Be ready.
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Brothers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi are a top draw at Drai’s, the rooftop nightclub and beachclub at the Cromwell. The duo (whose name is “ear drummers” backwards), represents the rap and R&B flavor of the venue, which also includes stars like 2 Chains and Chris Brown. With rumors of Rae Sremmurd breaking up to follow solo careers, you may want to check them out while you still can.View Dates
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You may not realize it, but Marshmello is the producer behind some of your favorite hits on the radio. The DJ has worked with Selena Gomez, Anne-Marie and Bastille, raising his profile in dramatic fashion. Known for his signature marshmallow-shaped helmet, the EDM star is a bit of a mystery. He recently wrapped up a series of regular gigs at the Wynn and signed an exclusive two-residency at KAOS inside the Palms.
A groundbreaking force in the electronic dance music scene, Tiesto was one of the first to prove that DJs can be worth millions of dollars with nightclub residencies. A top draw for the Hakkasan Group, you can usually catch the Dutch musician performing sets at Wet Republic and Hakkasan Nightclub. He recently scored a new hit with “Jackie Chan.”View Dates