CELINE DION BEGINS MOMENTOUS RETURN TO THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE
Due to Overwhelming Ticket Demand, December and January Shows On-Sale as of Saturday, March 19
LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2011 — Celine Dion is at the microphone. Legendary Grammy Awards Producer Ken Ehrlich is the director at the helm. A stage filled with 31 musicians, consisting of a full orchestra and band, is playing. And thousands of fans from around the world are flocking to Las Vegas to be amongst the first to see Celine’s anticipated return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The first run of shows in March has already sold out; June through August summer performances are going fast. To keep up with ticket demand, an additional 16 shows scheduled between Dec. 28 through Jan. 22, 2012 are on-sale as of Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. (PST).
Early last year, Celine announced her three-year residency and return to The Colosseum, the world-renowned venue where she was the first to grace its stage. When her first show A New Day… opened on March 25, 2003, it went on to not only become one of the most successful shows in Las Vegas but also redefined the entertainment industry; Celine would become the first artist at the height of her career to stop touring and invite fans to come to her. By the time the show closed on December 15, 2007, more than 3 million fans spanning all seven continents and 138 countries had seen the show.
Celine’s brand new show includes her biggest hits mixed with timeless classics and pays tribute to some of the most celebrated songs and artists of all time. The glamorous show features a full orchestra and band and is set to a visually stunning presentation designed exclusively for the 4,300 seat state-of-the-art venue.
Tickets for performances through Aug. 14 are on-sale now with December and January performances going on-sale as of Saturday, March 19 at 10 a.m. (PST). For tickets, call 877-4-CELINE (423-5463) or log on to www.ticketmaster.comkeyword “Celine Dion.” Prices range from $55 to $250, not including taxes and fees. VIP ticket packages are available on Ticketmaster. Tickets may also be purchased 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.
For additional show and ticket information, visit www.celineinvegas.com or follow updates from The Colosseum on Twitter.
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ABOUT AEG LIVE
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing shows in Las Vegas including Celine Dion at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos, and Barry Manilow at Paris. The AEG Live exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 7 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
ABOUT CAESARS PALACE
Caesars Palace is the world’s best known resort-casino, celebrating the grandeur that was Rome in an 85-acre destination location that sets the standard for entertainment, dining and luxury. Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace ranks among the world’s top luxury resorts known for its originality and beauty. The resort features 3,300 hotel guest rooms and suites, 23 diverse restaurants and cafes, five-acre Garden of the Gods pools and gardens, 50,000 square foot Qua Baths & Spa and 300,000 square feet of premium meeting and convention space. The 4,300-seat Colosseum sits just steps from celebrity chef restaurants and the acclaimed Forum Shops at Caesars. The resort spotlights world class entertainers, including Celine Dion, Jerry Seinfeld and more. Caesars Entertainment resorts in Las Vegas are officially “No Resort Fee” zones. The company's nine Las Vegas hotels do not add mandatory resort fees to hotel room rates. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.