Cher to Headline The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas - Friday 15th of February 2008
Worlds Number One Pop Icon inks three-year deal with AEG Live
The legendary Cher today confirmed a
long-lived rumor that she will headline in Las Vegas at The Colosseum at
Caesars Palace beginning May 6.
The performance agreement, which is in partnership with AEG Live,
includes approximately 200 shows over a span of three years.
Cher at The Colosseum, an impressive spectacle designed exclusively for
the 4,300-seat venue, will feature countless chart-topping hits from the
artists unparalleled career. The show will be complemented by
extraordinary choreography from Doriana Sanchez, state-of-the-art lighting
and special effects and breathtaking costumes designed by the
world-renowned fashion icon, Bob Mackie.
"I started in Vegas at Caesars, so Ive come full circle," Cher said.
"Im back and I plan to give my fans the best experience yet. I think
everybody knows I only do things in a big way."
A world famous superstar for more than 40 years, the Oscar and
Emmy-winning performer has conquered every endeavor -- concerts,
recordings, Broadway, TV, movies, film directing and books. Cher has
released more than 25 albums and sold over 100 million records worldwide in
her Grammy-winning solo recording career.
"The fan anticipation leading up to this announcement has been
unprecedented," said John Meglen, co-CEO and President of AEG Live/Concerts
West. "Chers talent is legendary around the globe and there is simply no
one like her. AEG Live is proud to be involved with Cher in a project that
once again reinforces Las Vegas as the entertainment capital of the world."
"Chers name in one word encapsulates icon, award-winning legend, and
captivating performer. There is only one home for someone of that legendary
status -- the most recognized casino brand in the world, Caesars Palace,"
said Caesars Palace President, Gary Selesner. "Caesars is pleased to
welcome Cher back to Las Vegas most prestigious entertainment address, The
Colosseum, joining Bette Midler and Elton John."
Tickets for Cher go on sale today. The 90-minute show will be presented
at 7:30 p.m. four nights a week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
(dark Monday, Thursday and Friday). Tickets for performances from May 6
through August 31 are on sale now and can be purchased by calling
1-866-510-CHER (2437) or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com, keyword
"Cher". Tickets may also be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars
Palace Box Office open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For groups of 20 or
more, call 702-731-7208.
Ticket prices are $95, $140, $175 and $250. Visit cher.aeglive.com for
more information on Cher at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles based AEG is
dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring
for a variety of programming and multi-media production. One of the largest
concert promotion and touring companies in the world, AEG Live is comprised
of special event, broadcast and exhibition divisions, and operates and owns
numerous state of the art venues nationwide. Recent AEG Live tours and
productions include Celine Dion A New Day ... , which just ended a landmark
five year run at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and "Tutankhamun and the
Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an international tour of the artifacts of King
Tut. Recent and current promoted concert tours include Justin Timberlake,
Christina Aguilera, Prince, Bon Jovi, Usher, Nickelback, Kenny Chesney, Rod
Stewart, and Paul McCartney. AEG Live also co-produces the New Orleans Jazz
& Heritage Festival. Goldenvoice, the companys southern California-based
regional promotion division, created and operates the award winning annual
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.
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