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Weekend best bets: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Hank Williams Jr. and David Cassidy

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Allison Duck

Everclear performed live at the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip.

Whether it's blues, country or '90s rock you enjoy, Las Vegas has you covered this weekend. Enjoy blues at Music on the Mountain at Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort, Hank Williams Jr. at M Resort and all your '90s favorites at the Summerland Tour at Mandalay Bay Beach. Here are our best entertainment bets for the weekend:

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    • David Cassidy at the Orleans on May 7, 2011.

      Friday: David Cassidy at The South Point

      Musician and "The Partridge Family" actor David Cassidy performs at The South Point. Over the years, he has performed in several Las Vegas shows including "EFX," "The Rat Pack Is Back!" and "At the Copa." Tickets are $30-$40, and shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

    • Hank Williams Jr. performs during the recording of a promo for NFL Monday Night Football in Winter Park, Fla., Thursday, July 14, 2011.  Williams recorded the promo despite that fact the upcoming season still remains in limbo.

      Friday: Hank Williams Jr. at M Resort

      Country singer Hank Williams Jr. brings his Taking Back Country Tour to the M Resort's Entertainment Piazza. Enjoy a night of country, Southern rock and blues under the stars. Tickets are $65-$85, and the show starts at 9 p.m.

    • In this Saturday, May 5, 2012 photo, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. For five decades, Preservation Hall has served up New Orleans jazz for music lovers the world over. The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, on its closing weekend, marked that achievement by showcasing the world-renowned Preservation Hall Jazz Band in concert twice.

      Friday-Saturday: Preservation Hall Jazz Band at The Smith Center

      The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from the music venue located in New Orleans’ French Quarter founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is directed by Ben Jaffe, the son of founders Allan and Sandra. The band will perform at the Cabaret Jazz venue at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $39-$50, and shows are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

    • Friday: Harlem Globetrotters skills clinic at 24 Hour Fitness

      Members of the Harlem Globetrotters present a three-hour basketball skills clinic at 24 Hour Fitness, 5651 Centennial Center Blvd. Boys and girls ages 6-14 are eligible. Click here to register. The clinic costs $59 and runs from 8:30-11:30 a.m. or 2-5 p.m.

    • Comedians Chris Franjola, Brad Wollack and Chelsea Handler at Body English in the Hard Rock Hotel.

      Saturday: Chelsea Lately comedians at the Golden Nugget

      Brad Wollack, Chris Franjola and Jen Kirkman often have E! viewers in stitches when they join Chelsea Handler at her round-table comedy panel. Experience their laughs live at the Golden Nugget. Tickets are $27.50-$54, and the show begins at 9 p.m.

    • Saturday: Summerland Tour at Mandalay Beach

      Enjoy all your favorite Gen X superstars at Mandalay Bay Beach with the Summerland Tour 2012. Check out music from Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit and Marcy Playground. Tickets are $40, and the show starts at 8 p.m.

    • Vehicles come and go from the front entrance of the Suncoast Casino, owned by Boyd Gaming.

      Saturday-Sunday: Hotel California at the Suncoast

      Eagles tribute band Hotel California will perform all the bands classic hits at the Suncoast Showroom. Tickets are $17.50-$44, and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

    • Tommy Rocker performs at Tommy Rocker's Cantina and Grille at 4275 Industrial Road on Friday, Jan. 16, 2004.

      Saturday: Music on the Mountain at The Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort

      The Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort presents Music on the Mountain featuring music from Tommy Rocker, Moaning Black Snakes, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats and John Earl's Boogieman Band. Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy the outdoor concert. Tickets are $5-$15, and the show is from 1-5 p.m.

    • Saturday: Red, White and Tunes at Springs Preserve

      Kick off your Independence Day celebration a little early with family friendly fun and patriotic music as the Springs Preserve hosts Red, White and Tunes, featuring live music and old-fashioned summertime treats. Entry is $3-$5, and the event begins at 8 p.m.

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