Best choices: Dave Chappelle, Jim Gaffigan, Journey and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Dave Chappelle delivers an unusual Las Vegas performance at the Mandalay Bay Occasions Center Friday.

DAVE CHAPPELLE Riding high on the strength of his humorous pair of one-hour Netflix specials, the enigmatic creator of sketch funny game-changer Chappelle’s Program is making the standup rounds as soon as again. He hits the stage for one night only at the Mandalay Bay Occasions Center, and it’ll be worth it, even if you’re not allowed to bring your cellphone to the program. May 5, info at 702-632-7777 or < a href="” target =” _ blank” > CARLOS VIVES It’s easy to forget that one of the most significant stars in Latin music started his profession as a telenovela actor in the 1980s. The 55-year-old Colombian singer and composer has won 2 American and 9 Latin Grammys and visits to carry out at the Pearl at the Palms while he’s preparing his 13th studio album for release later on this year. May 5, information at 702-944-3200 or < a href="" target =" _ blank

” > Associated material LATIN KINGS OF COMEDY The rising Tropicana Theater will be the home of well known TV, movie and standup performer Paul Rodriguez and his accomplices in funny Joey Medina (another among the original touring Latin Kings of Funny with Rodriguez, Cheech Marin and George Lopez), Manny Maldonado and Gene Pompa for two nights of enjoyable throughout Cinco de Mayo weekend. May 5-6, details at 800-829-9034 or < a href="” target =” _ blank “> JOURNEY Newly installed in the Rock & & Roll Hall of Popularity, Journey returns for its 2nd prolonged engagement at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, where the timeless rock band offered out 9 shows in 2015. With co-founders Neal Schon and Ross Valory, longtime members Jonathan Cain and Steve Smith and high-energy singer (and Steve Perry soundalike) Arnel Pineda secured, this run (which continues through May 20) must be as successful as the very first. Might 5-6, info at 702-693-5000 or < a href="" target="_

blank” > JIM GAFFIGAN The Hot Pockets person on Cinco de Mayo? Well, Gaffigan’s latest Netflix special is called “Cinco,” and it’s another subtle riot, poking fun at SUV chauffeurs, modern technology and, of course, himself. He’s back at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. May 6-7, information at 866-320-9763 or

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