As we head into another weekend, get ready to be blown away by upcoming events. The weekend of July 15 brings in top performers like Britney Spears and a central Louisiana comedian who has appeared on “Last Comic Standing” and MTV’s “Road Rules.” From hip-hop to country and punk rock to comedy, this is the perfect weekend to be out on the town.

Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj

Take a short road trip to the city of New Orleans to see Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj in concert this Friday, July 15. With Spears’ upbeat dance music and Nicki Minaj’s sexy style of rap, this show is not one to miss. Be prepared for a racy and edgy performance that will consume your attention.

The concert starts at 7 p.m. at the New Orleans Arena. Tickets start at $27.50 and can be purchased at http://www.neworleansarena.com/site.php?pageID=5&eventID=2227

Roger Creager

This Friday, July 15, come out to Varsity Theatre to catch Roger Creager’s show. His honky-tonk country sounds are sure to make everyone hit the dance floor and have a great time. Straight from Houston, Texas, Creager has a variety of songs about love, life, and of course, beer! His newest single, “Swinging from the Chandeliers,” can be heard and downloaded on iTunes, but be sure to also check out his hit, “I’m from the Beer Joint.”

Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $10 at http://www.varsitytheatre.com/Tickets.cfm

No Fuego

The New Orleans area is busy this weekend with a few great local bands. Watching No Fuego performing their unique twist on punk rock with bagpipes is definitely worth the trip. Head to One Eyed Jacks to witness this great show that also features additional bands Stereohype, For Karma, and Mission vs. Madness.

Doors open at 9 p.m. on Friday, July 15. Tickets are $10 at http://www.oneeyedjacks.net/

Summer Knockouts at North Park

An exciting Mixed Martial Arts fight is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, in Denham Springs. Amongst the fighters is LSU alumni Shawn Jordan and the undefeated Justin Friddle. Prepare for an explosive tournament as you witness live steel cage-fighting at the North Park Assembly Center.

The fights start at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information visit http://www.gladiatorpromotions.com/?page=events or call (225)333-8305.

Theo Von

The familiar face of Theo Von can be seen this weekend at the Funny Bone Comedy Club. He’s been seen on the hit show “Last Comic Standing” and MTV’s “Road Rules” and will be on Comedy Central’s new show, “Reality Bites Back,” premiering on July 17. Von’s witty banter about women, life, and the south will have everyone falling out of their seats with laughter. Check out some of his comedy at http://www.theovon.com/

Tickets are on sale for $10 at http://www.funnybonebatonrouge.com for Saturday, July 16 at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.