Las Vegas is no longer an upstart or Ibiza challenger. The US party capital hosts A-List DJ talent every single weekend, making it an essential pilgrimage for lovers of main room beats and larger than life people and production.
The big clubs constantly jostle to draw the biggest talent to their part of the strip and the DJs usually commit to just one club for the entire season. Luckily you can find out where to catch your favourite artists with the complete guide to the Vegas residents, below.
MARQUEE DAYCLUB & NIGHTCLUB
The club that really kicked off the EDM movement in Las Vegas is still as popular as ever, rocking day and night with residents including trance stars Dash Berlin, Gareth Emery, ATB and Marcus Schulz alongside EDM big-timers such as Chuckie, Cedric Gervais and Kaskade. In addition to their residencies, they also pushed the envelope last year by running dedicated nights with underground - and distinctly non-vegas acts including Richie Hawtin and Jamie Jones.
Based at the MGM Grand, Hakkasan made a serious statement of intent when they launched in 2013. In year one Tiesto and Calvin Harris flew the flag for the fledgling venue, but 2014 sees a significantly bolstered arsenal including Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Steve Aoki and Hardwell alongside the original big hitters. Most of the talent also play sister venue Wet Republic during the day, so you can catch them in the sunshine too.
The incredible Wynn Hotel has no shortage of options when it comes to clubbing. Their complex contains no less that 4 night and day clubs including XS, Encore, Surrender and Tryst who share a DJ roster that includes Zedd, David Guetta, David Guetta, Major Lazer, Avicii, DJ Snake and Steve Angello in 2014.
The newest club on the strip, Light is powered by Cirque du Soleil and combines the old school flamboyance of Vegas with thumping beats from EDM all-stars like Alesso, Axwell, A-Trak, Bauer, Carl Cox, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Dyro, Dannic and Sebastian Ingrosso.
Next month, the Miller SoundClash finalists will hit Las Vegas to battle it out for a chance to play at the Top 100 DJs Party at Marquee. Follow Miller Genuine Draft on Facebook to catch live streams from the competition and follow the finalists all the way to the main stage!
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