This week’s 5 best bets for Vegas entertainment

Olivia Newton-John

Oh, those “Summer Nights,” they happen so fast, you know. So don’t put off seeing Olivia Newton-John, still cute as can be, back for her third summer at the Flamingo with shows at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through July 7. Tickets are $69 to $129 ($299 if you want to meet her). Call 702-777-2782.

‘American Trilogy’

Your July Fourth weekend barbecue playlist has Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Neil Diamond in the shuffle. (And if it doesn’t, you still call yourself an American?) So why choose just one live impersonator? “American Trilogy” gives you Rob Garrett as Neil, Justin Shandor as Elvis and Gary Anthony as the Chairman all in one show at the South Point, at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $20 to $30; call 702-797-8055.

Tommy James and the Shondells

Yeah, we know Billy Idol beat Tommy James and the Shondells to Las Vegas this year with his House of Blues shows. But even if the 69-year-old James is perhaps used to it, probably wise to err on the side of caution and not be the first to yell up the dirty frat-boy annotations to “Mony Mony” when James and the Shondells play the Golden Nugget at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $36.56 to $167.36; call 866-946-5336.

Whitney Cummings

The spokeswoman for The Venetian’s “Lipshtick” series of female stand-ups recently confessed to an eating-disorder diet of sugar-free Twizzlers and Diet Sunkist. See what else she volunteers when she returns to the Sands Showroom at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $49.50 to $118.25; call 702-414-9000.

Charlie Murphy

Did the passing of Prince make you think of the basketball and pancakes story made famous by Charlie Murphy on “Chapelle’s Show”? It did for more than 600,000 people who watched it again after he died. We can’t bring back Prince, but Murphy will be at The Orleans at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $43.55 to $65.35; call 702-365-7075.

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