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September 22, 2018

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Tonight in L.V.: Prince tributes, Chvrches, Human Nature, Wayne Newton

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In this Feb. 18, 1985, file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

Human Nature Jukebox

Human Nature — Phil Burton, Mike Tierney, Andrew Tierney and Toby Allen — stands in front of Sands Showroom on Monday, March 28, 2016, at the Venetian. Launch slideshow »

Wayne Newton, Shamir at T-Mobile Arena

Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton performs on opening night of T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip. Launch slideshow »

TONIGHT’S TIPS

Pop superstar Prince, who died this morning, will be honored at the downtown Fremont Street Experience with a audio/pictorial retrospective on the Viva Vision canopy, North America’s largest graphic display system.

The tribute for Prince, who was a headliner at the Rio from 2006-2007, will feature the songs “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry” along with 68 historical photos.

The Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo turn their signs purple in honor of Prince, and the High Roller at the Linq Promenade will be illuminated in purple to honor the music genius.

Wayne Newton opens at Windows Showroom in Bally’s.

Human Nature premieres “Jukebox” at the Venetian.

Scottish electronic trio Chvrches and opening act Wolf Alice take a Las Vegas vacation from bookend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival performances last weekend and this weekend in Indio, Calif., by raising the roof at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade.

Comedy star Warren Durso (“Cutoff,” “Even Money”) headlines at Bonkerz Comedy Club in Double Barrel Roadhouse at the Monte Carlo.

Worldwide broadcaster Dennis Bono has booked legendary The Platters lead singer Sonny Turner, comic Eric Schwartz and Reva Rice (“Vegas! The Show” for his show taping at South Point.

And the Winter Dance Party pays tribute to the late Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper at South Point Showroom.

TOMORROW’S TEASE

Country king George Strait begins his series of semi-residency shows at T-Mobile Arena with Kacey Musgraves, and Frankie Moreno launches his residency at Planet Hollywood, plus, a Q+A with Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix, who headlines at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night.

Next week, the “Dancing on the Ceiling” arrival of Lionel Richie for the beginning of his new residency also at Planet Hollywood, and we have a Q+A with the superstar.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” fame has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past 15 years giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/Robin_Leach.

Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment + Luxury Senior Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/VDLXEditorDon.

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