Just because summer may be slowly coming to an end doesn’t mean the entertainment in Vegas will. In fact, this August things are just as exciting as usual with some big names hitting the Strip for music, laughs and even Star Trek fun. Here is what’s happening in Vegas this August:

Star Trek Convention
Come experience your favorite Star Trek stars and moments at the annual Star Trek Convention at the Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino August 1-5. Several Star Trek celebrities will make appearances including William Shatner, George Takei, Kate Mulgrew, Nichelle Nichols, Jason Isaacs, Rainn Wilson and many more.

Backstreet Boys - Backstreet’s back, but not for long. The popular boy band returns to the Zappos Theatre Aug. 1, 3-4, 8, 10-11. They will also host the BSB afterparty at Chateau at Paris Las Vegas on Aug. 3-4 and 10-11.

Lionel Richie - If you’re looking for Lionel Richie this August you can find him at the Zappos Theatre at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. He will perform his new residency Richie: All The Hits Aug. 15, 17-18, 21, 24-25 and 28.

Reba, Brooks & Dunn - Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace August 15, 17-18, 22 and 24-25. The trio performs their biggest hits and some collaborations for one spectacular performance.

50 Cent at Drai’s  - Celebrate your “birthday” or not with 50 Cent when he brings his hottest hits to Drai’s on Aug. 24.

Mariah Carey - The best-selling female artist of all time, Mariah Carey will bring her biggest hits and her favorite tunes in Mariah Carey: The Butterfly Returns to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace beginning August 31.

Amy Schumer & Friends - Join female comedian Amy Schumer and her funniest friends at The Cosmopolitan August 10-11.

Jim Jeffries - Meanwhile, funnyman Jim Jeffries will charm and offend the crowd at the Terry Fator Theatre in the Mirage August 10-11.

Cheech & Chong - Cheech & Chong get things smoking at The Orleans Showroom Theatre on August 18.

Bill Burr - Things will get politically incorrect and funny when Bill Burr brings his hilarious routine to the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino.

Chris D’elia - The Undateable star Chris D’elia heads to Terry Fator Theater on August 25.

George Lopez - Former late night television host George Lopez will bring the laughs to the Terry Fator Theater on August 31.