Friday, June 29, 2012 | 12:35 p.m.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.