Megastar has probably returned to the Las Vegas Strip
Just when you think the Las Vegas Strip is done booking some of music’s biggest stars for upcoming residencies, comes another megastar for a residency.
The list of stars doing Las Vegas residencies over the past 60 years includes some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Celine Dion, Elton John, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Cher and Bette Midler.
Ongoing star residencies at numerous Caesars Entertainment (CZR) – Get the report from Caesars Entertainment Inc. and MGM Resorts International (MGM) – Get the MGM Resorts International Report venues on the Strip include Katy Perry (August 3-13), John Legend (August 5-20), Shania Twain (August 26-31; September 2-10), Santana (September 14-25), Aerosmith (14- September 29), Barry Manilow (September 15-24) and Rod Stewart (September 23-30).
New residences are coming to the Strip
One of the biggest superstars to announce a Las Vegas residency, Adele will resume her 24-show residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on November 18, which will run through February 24 with a Christmas break through January 20.
Adele had planned to make her covid return to Las Vegas with 24 shows scheduled earlier this year as “‘Weekends with Adele’ every Friday and Saturday from January 21 to April 16. She had to cancel those 24, however. shows, as members of his crew contracted covid and some of the sets designed for the performance were not ready.
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U2, the second highest-grossing touring band of all time, would be the first band to perform at the new $1.8 billion high-tech arena MSG Sphere at The Venetian when it opens in 2023. according to Billboard.
MSG Entertainment, the developer of the new arena, has yet to set a date for the opening, but said it plans to open the arena in time to compete in the Formula 1 World Championship. FIA to be held in Las Vegas in November 2023. .
U2 are planning a residency at MSG Sphere that will span several months and take place on non-consecutive days, Billboard said.
Hits and jazz back on stage
Along with all this big news about the Las Vegas Strip residencies, we learn that Lady Gaga is planning a new residency production for Dolby Live at Park MGM Las Vegas in 2023, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Lady Gaga is currently on her latest tour, The Chromatica Ball, which resumes its final 12 dates August 6 in Toronto and concludes September 17 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. She began her Enigma residency at Park MGM in December 2018 singing her hit songs and presented her Jazz & Piano residency performances in January 2019.
The final leg of Lady Gaga’s residency at Park MGM in 2022 was nine jazz and piano performances held from April 14 to May 1. When Lady Gaga returns to Las Vegas in 2023, she is expected to incorporate the Chromatica Ball show into her residency, but not her previous Enigma show, according to the Review-Journal. The Enigma show included a giant transformer robot, sequined jumpsuit, and matching keytar instrument.
Lady Gaga, however, is expected to include her Jazz & Piano shows, which include songs from the “Great American Songbook”, in her new residence.