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Olivia Newton-John Kicks Off Vegas Residency Tonight: Will She Wear Those Black Spandex Pants?

By Andrea Dresdale

Denise Truscello/WireImageOlivia Newton-John is about to become “Hopelessly Devoted to” Las Vegas, as she kicks off her new Sin City residency, Summer Nights, at the Donny & Marie Showroom at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino on Tuesday night. With the show, the legendary pop icon says that instead of touring all over, she’s looking forward to having people visit her “in a place that everybody wants to come [to].”

“It appeals to me that I can have one place to hang my hat, unpack my suitcase,” Olivia tells ABC News Radio about performing for long stretches in Vegas. “When I was traveling around the country, I’d call my friends and go, ‘I’m going to be in a little town about an hour away from me, why don’t you come to the show?’ [And they'd say] ‘Oh, I don’t know about that.’ And then I call them and say I’m going to Vegas. [And they say] ‘Oh, we’ll fly!’ They’ll fly like four hours to come here, because everybody wants to come to Vegas, because it’s so much fun!”

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From: Adult Contemporary Music News From ABC

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New Kids on the Block to Take Over Britney's Place in Vegas for Mini-Residency

By Andrea Dresdale

NKOTB.comBritney Spears has an ongoing residency at the AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, but she’s not there all the time. This summer, New Kids on the Block will be stepping up for a mini-residency at the same venue.

The group will perform a special four-night series of shows at the AXIS from July 10 through July 13. They’re the first artist to do an extended run there since Britney’s show kicked off this past December. It’ll be New Kids’ only North American appearance this year. But much more than simply concerts are involved: the guys are planning a whole weekend full of fun activities.

During their time in Vegas, NKOTB will be hosting private daytime pool parties, late-night after-parties, and other one-of-a-kind experiences for fans. Bachelorette party packages will also be available. Tickets go on sale April 4 at 10 a.m. PT via Ticketmaster, and exclusive VIP packages, featuring meet-and-greets and photo ops with the guys, will be available at NKOTB.com.

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Interstate Linking Vegas, Phoenix Faces Tough Go

Planned interstate between Las Vegas, Phoenix has big-name support, but tough road ahead …read more

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Gambler Sues, Says He Lost $500,000 Playing Drunk

Man sues the Downtown Grand in Las Vegas, says he was drunk when he lost $500,000 …read more

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Las Vegas Casinos Partnering With Hotel Chains

Las Vegas casinos partnering with hotel chains to offer loyalty points …read more

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Vegas Carnage Defendant Gets 16 Years in Sex Case

Defendant in Las Vegas Strip shooting and crash sentenced to 16 to life in sex assault case

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Vegas Police Seek Vehicle in Gas Station Hit-Run

Police seeking vehicle seen on video striking man at Las Vegas gas station convenience store

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