Calvin Harris has revealed he has extended his Las Vegas residency with the Hakkasan group until 2020.
The deal continues his day and night appearances at OMNIA, Hakkasan and Wet Republic.
Speaking about the ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ stars residency, Nick McCabe, CEO of Hakkasan Group, said, "We are pleased to extend our partnership with Calvin as he has become an integral part of our artist roster since his debut in 2013.
Las Vegas casino and hotel Wynn Las Vegas has announced three of Ibiza's biggest residents — Solomun, Jamie Jones and Black Coffee — for their forthcoming 2018 season.
Wynn Nightlife managing partner Alex Cordova is bullish about the impact that the genre's biggest names will have on the Las Vegas strip this year.
“Tech house continues to rise in popularity in the United States and abroad, and we look forward to bringing and expanding this music style into our programming," he said.
In the wake of America's worst mass shooting in U.S. history, some of EDM's biggest names will be throwing a benefit concert at OMNIA nightclub at Caesars Palace on 7th November to raise money for the victims' fund.
A number of EDM's biggest names regularly play in Vegas and almost immediately threw their considerable weight behind victims' fund, donating several hundred thousand dollars in the days after the shooting.
Calvin Harris has donated his booking fee for nightclub Omnia to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
In a post on Instagram, he explained he’d be making the donation “in the hope it will help rebuild the lives of the victims’ families and those injured”. You can read the post in full below.
A regular in Vegas, Harris has been a resident at clubs Hakkasan, Wet Republic and Omnia and is listed as the highest paid DJ in the world, meaning the donation is likely to be significant.
Diplo has donated $100,000 to the Las Vegas shooting victims' fund.
The Major Lazer frontman has also called on other DJs and Hotels to match his generosity.
U.S. Police are preparing for heightened security challenges at outdoor venues following the Las Vegas tragedy at Route 91 Harvest music festival on Sunday (1st October).
The shooting, which was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history – leaving 59 people dead and over 500 injured – was carried out by 64-year-old retired accountant Stephen Paddock.
In the wake of the mass shooting, acting Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina has said the Miami Police Department must focus on the challenges of policing outdoor venues.
Tiësto debuted a brand-new Martin Garrix production over the weekend when the Dutch DJ performed at Hakkasan Las Vegas as part of the club’s Labor Day celebrations.
Tiësto brought an enthusiastic Garrix out on stage during the set and recorded the moment on his Instagram — you can watch the video and listen to the snippet of the track below.
Hi Vane! So first of all, congratulations on winning Miller SoundClash! How does it feel?
"Thank you! Wow, this was a wonderful experience. Miller SoundClash was the best experience of my life, I am so happy!"
How did you feel after your set. Did you feel confident that you had a chance of winning?
"Yeah I felt very confident because it was a pool party and my sound is very tropical and percussive and I know the crowds here can really enjoy that sound."
DJ Snake will play Las Vegas' Wynn hotel three times this coming weekend, coinciding with another huge event at the Nevada address, namely the imminent fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.
The music star will perform at various venues inside the enormous complex, starting with Intrigue on Thursday 24th August. He then moves to the glamour of XS, one of EDM's true homes, on Friday 25th, finishing up at Encore Beach Club for a spot of poolside partying on Sunday 27th.
Panama's DJ Vane has been crowned as 2017's Miller SoundClash champion.
The Panamanian DJ – who has been DJing since 2006 – overcame fierce competition to win first prize after impressing the judges with an authentic and distinctive performance that combined Latin and percussive influences in a cohesive set that won over the Las Vegas crowd.
A visibly excited DJ Vane was presented with the award by Miller SoundClash partners, The Chainsmokers, at an awards presentation before performing ahead of them at XS Las Vegas.