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13 Things To Do This Week From Feb. 12-18

Posted at 7:18 PM, Feb 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-12 11:59:58-05

Here is a list of 13 things to do this week in Las Vegas from Feb. 12 to 18:

1. Comedians David Alan Grier and Tommy Davidson from the hit television comedy "In Living Color" to the stage on Feb. 12 at Treasure Island. Comedy Central named Grier one of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. Davidson also starred in the Sundance hit "Black Dynamite." 

2. "Never Sleep Alone" is a comedy/dating show that will help you learn how to overcome your inhibitions, interact with your partner and fulfill your sexual destiny. The hilarious show from The Public Theater in New York City is in Las Vegas for a limited run through Feb. 14 inside the Spiegel Tent at Caesars Palace

3. The Tower of Power has almost 40 years of recording and touring experience behind them. Hit songs from the '70s include "What is Hip?" and "You're Still A Young Man." TOP has toured with Sly Stone and Creeden Clearwater Revival. They perform Feb. 12 through 14 at South Point

4. "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" tells the story of Billie Holiday performing in 1959 just four months before her tragic death. Performances are Feb. 12 through 14 in the Cabaret Jazz Theater at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

5. Black Sabbath formed in the late '60s and is a pioneer of heavy metal. The band has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide. Original members John "Ozzy" Osbourne, Anthony "Tony" Iommi and Terence "Geezer" Butler have reunited for its 2016 tour. Black Sabbath performs Feb. 13 at Mandalay Bay.

6. The Shirelles was one of the first female supergroups in the '60s and they were accepted by both black and white audiences at the time. The groups was accepted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. The Shirelles starring Beverly Lee perform Feb. 13 at the M Resort.

7. Legendary guitarist and composer Jose Feliciano performs Feb. 13 at the Silverton. Feliciano composed "Light My Fire" for The Doors and his best-selling Christmas single "Feliz Navidad" is played and recorded in countries around the world. He is recognized as first Latin artist to cross over into the English music market.

8. 107.5 Old School returns to the Orleans Arena with the Love Affair Concert on Feb. 13. This year's lineup includes Midnight Star, The Emotions, Heatwave, Debra & Ronnie Laws, Jody Watley, Malo, GQ, The Jets, Evelyn "Champagne" King, and a surprise guest.

9. Collin Raye has 24 top ten records, 16 No. 1 hits and has been nominated 10 times for male vocalist of the year by the CMA and ACM. Ray performs Feb. 13 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station.

10. Country singer Trace Adkins is known for his trademark baritone. He is also an actor and author. Adkins performs Feb. 13 in the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill's.

11. Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., who performed together as the lead singers for The 5th Dimension and won seven Grammys, will perform Feb. 13 and 14 at The Orleans. The couple's most recent CD titled "The Many Faces of Love" is a collection of love songs from the '60s and '70s. 

12. The British extreme metal band Cradle of Filth is bringing their Inqusitional Torture tour the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay on Feb. 16. The band had to cancel the first four shows of its North American tour because of visa problems, which left many fans disappointed. The tour is in support of thier latest studio album, "Hammer of the Witches." 

13. Multi-platinum country vocal group Rascal Flatts will begin their nine-show residency at the Hard Rock on Feb. 17. Titled "Rascal Flatts Rhythm & Roots," this show will be the first country act to have an extended residency inside of the resort's music venue, The Joint, which has been known to host artists of the rock 'n' roll persuasion such as KISS, Train and Seether. 


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