There are few weekends when Las Vegas isn’t jam-packed with reality TV stars, singers, actors and athletes. But even after the incredible pool parties and nightclub bashes on Labor Day Weekend, The Entertainment Capital of the World still keeps on trucking with plenty of celebrities to keep you entertained all weekend long.
The weekend festivities kick off tonight with several different concerts and performances including Jane’s Addiction at Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan; Chicago at Las Vegas Hilton for two nights; Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo are at the Pearl in the Palms; Nashville Unplugged featuring songwriter Paul Overstreet at Green Valley Ranch and Blaqk Audio at Vinyl is at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Tonight will also be full of laughs as “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno returns to the Mirage while Joan Rivers is at the Venetian for two nights and Rocky LaPorte, Scott Kennedy and Ron Morey are at Harrah’s Improv all weekend. Partying celebrities tonight include U.S. soccer Olympic champion goalie Hope Solo and her teammates as they celebrate their gold medal from the London Olympics at Chateau Nightclub & Gardens in the Paris. Mr. Mauricio is at Haze in Aria and Riva Starr and Warren Peace spin at XS in Steve Wynn’s Encore.
Sushi Samba at the Palazzo is getting gin on the weekend festivities as they celebrate Brazilian Independence Day with samba dancers and drummers.
On Saturday, the concerts continue with Frank Sinatra Jr. at the Cannery; Terry Fator hosts an exclusive performance at his Mirage theatre to benefit Opportunity Village; David Perrico, Naomi Maiuro and their 18-piece band are at the Palms and Elvis Monroe celebrates their album release at Red Rock Resort.
As far as laughs go, the sassy and sometimes controversial Kathy Griffin makes audiences laugh at a late-night standup show at the Mirage and HBO’s “Real Time” comedian Bill Maher is at the Orleans for two nights.
Singer and actress Ashlee Simpson keeps the summer parties going on Saturday as she hosts Summer Soak at MGM Grand’s Wet Republic and DJ Calvin spins at XS in the Encore.
Sunday funday brings in DJ Max Vangeli for his swim party at XS.
That’s all of the celebrity news I have for today. If you want to join in on the fun this weekend, try the Vegas Rock Star Nightclub Tour or the VIP Club Crawl by Nite Tours for a great club hop around the strip! Check back on Monday for the complete celebrity rundown. Have a great weekend!
Las Vegas, NV 09/07/12