Tim Allen, George Strait Liven Up Vegas on Super Bowl Weekend

New Orleans may be the celebrity-filled place to be this weekend as the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII but that doesn’t mean Las Vegas won’t have its own sports celebrities and musical acts entertaining guests for the next three days. Here is this weekend’s celebrity preview:

Tonight, country singer Clint Holmes kicks off the music with a concert at Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center. Over at House of Blues in Mandalay Bay Carlos Santana resumes his residency, 40 oz to Freedom is at Hard Rock Café on the Strip and Empire Records plays at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel.

It’s all laughs tonight as “Home Improvement” star Tim Allen returns to the Venetian for two nights, “SNL alum Dana Carvey is at The Orleans Showroom for two nights, Daniel Tosh is at The Mirage for two nights, Drew Carey’s Improv-A-Glance is at MGM Grand for two nights, and Rachel Feinstein is at Palace Station for two nights.

It’s worth mentioning, legendary boxer Mike Tyson will host a meet-and-greet for two evenings at Tristar Sports Memorabilia in the Miracle Mile Shops as does “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair.

Tonight’s celebrity partiers include singer Sean Kingston as he celebrates his birthday at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens in the Paris. Meanwhile Jeremih performs at The Bank in the Bellagio, Sky Blu of LMFAO hosts his “Pop Bottles” single release party at Pure in Caesars Palace, DJ Afrojack is at Surrender Nightclub in Encore and Dirty South debuts his 2013 residency at XS.

On Saturday, the concerts continue with George Strait and Martina McBride at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

As far as sports goes on Saturday, Jose Aldo will fight Frankie Edgar in UFC 156 at Mandalay Bay Events Center and Scott Pritchard, one of America’s top sports-betting experts, hosts “Get It and Bet It! How to Bet the Super Bowl and Win” at Harrah’s.

More celebrities will hit the Strip on Saturday night for parties including actor Wilmer Valderrama who celebrates his 33rd birthday at Hyde Bellagio. Meanwhile, J. Cole celebrates his own birthday at Haze in Aria with a performance. Rev Run and Ruckus are at Chateau, NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor hosts the LT Bowl at Tao in the Venetian and Avicii and Warren Peace are at XS.

Super Bowl Sunday will bring in Redfoo as he debuts his 2013 residency at XS and Peanut Butter Wolf is at Body English.

That’s all of the celebrity news I have for today. Enjoy the game and I’ll see you right back here on Monday with the complete rundown of this weekend’s celebrities.

Las Vegas, NV - 2/1/13


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