As Las Vegas has fallen under the sway of electronic dance music, casino magnate Steve Wynn has emerged as one of the most gung-ho supporters of EDM at its gaudiest.
Wynn Resorts’ four nightclubs — XS, Surrender, Tryst, and Encore Beach Club — have locked down residencies from some of the most recognizable names in dance music: David Guetta, Skrillex, Afrojack, Deadmau5, Tiësto, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, Diplo, Dada Life, Nero, Steve Aoki, along with rising stars like Porter Robinson, Nervo, and Audrey Napoleon. A new promotional video, “DJ Takeover: Wynn Las Vegas,” portrays Wynn’s network of clubs as an anything-goes, indoor-outdoor playground complete with waterfalls, glitter cannons, and go-go dancers on stripper poles — the kind of place where fans might catch Afrojack sliding behind the wheel of a Ferrari, or Tiësto and Steve Aoki bear-hugging in the lobby. Naturally, there’s a Paris Hilton cameo, to drive home the message that Wynn nightclubs are a potent cocktail of money, celebrity, and sex. Read More HERE.