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Simon Rex returns to South Lake Tahoe as Dirt Nasty

Dirt Nasty performs Saturday in South Lake Tahoe.

Former MTV VJ Simon Rex is set to bring is alter ego back to South Lake Tahoe this weekend.

Rex, as Dirt Nasty, performs Saturday at Whiskey Dick's Saloon in South Lake Tahoe.

Prior to taking on his musical persona, Rex appeared in shows including "Felicity," "Jack and Jill" and "What I Like About You," while also making guest appearances on "Baywatch," "Everwood" and "Summerland." Rex also appeared in the feature films "Scary Movie 3," "Karate Dog," "Superhero Movie," "Scary Movie 4" and "Scary Movie 5."

Rex released his third album as Dirty Nasty, "Palatial," in 2013.

"As his alter ego 'Dirty Nasty,' actor, musician, producer, and comedian, Simon Rex has developed a die-hard and rabid fan-base across the world since the release of his debut rap-comedy albums 2007 release," according to his online biography. "Dirt's second album (2010's "Nasty As I Wanna Be") debuted and stayed at the top of Billboard's comedy charts for weeks and featured guests such as Ke$ha, LMFAO and others."

Rap and rock artist Smoov-e, as well as DJ Aspect open Saturday's show.

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Tickets to the show are $15 in advance at Whiskey Dick's and online at http://www.ticketweb.com. Tickets will be $20 at the door.

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If you go

What: Dirt Nasty

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8

Where: Whiskey Dick’s Saloon, South Lake Tahoe

Tickets: $20

Info: http://www.ticketweb.com