In Celebration of Milestone and Due to Overwhelming Ticket Demand, 24 New 2017 Shows Just Added; Tickets On-Sale Friday, Oct. 14 at 12 p.m. PT
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5, 2016 /CNW/ -- Legendary music sensation, Céline Dion, will reach an incredible milestone on Saturday, Oct. 8 when she performs her 1,000th show in The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, the same year Caesars Palace celebrates its 50th anniversary.
In honor of the milestone, executives with AEG and Caesars Entertainment, the partners behind her Las Vegas residency shows at The Colosseum since 2003, presented Céline with a donation of $100,000 to the Azar/ Angélil Oncology Research Fund, a cause very close to Céline's heart.
In addition, due to ongoing ticket demand for Céline at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, 24 new shows from April 4 through June 3, 2017 will go on-sale to the public on Friday, Oct. 14 at 12 p.m PT.
The new 2017 shows going on sale are as follows:
April: 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22
May: 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30, 31
June: 2, 3
Previously announced 2016 shows already on-sale are:
Oct.: 7, 8 SOLD OUT
Nov: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26
Jan.: 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 28, 31
Feb.: 1, 3, 4
Tickets may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling 866-320-9763, or online at thecolosseum.com or axs.com. Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees. Ticket prices start at $55 (prices include 9% Live Entertainment Tax). For groups of 10 or more, call 866-574-3851. Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Céline at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace is a glamorous show directed by legendary Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich and presented by AEG Live and Caesars Entertainment. Designed exclusively for The Colosseum, the production features Celine's biggest hits mixed with timeless hits by iconic artists that celebrate all generations and genres of music. The 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. For show information visit www.celineinvegas.com.
One of the most immediately recognized, widely respected and successful performers in pop music history, Céline Dion has sold almost 250 million albums during her over 30-year career. She has earned five Grammy Awards, two Academy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards (Canada) and an astonishing 40 Felix Award (Quebec). In 2004, Celine received the Diamond award at the World Music Awards recognizing her status as the best-selling female artist of all time. In 2007 she was honored with the Legend Award at World Music Awards in recognition of her global success and outstanding contribution to the music industry.
SOURCE Caesars Entertainment & AEG Live
For further information: For AEG Live, Las Vegas: Kris Lingle-Griffith, (702) 650-8408, [email protected]; or For Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Region: Talia Rothman, (702) 785-6540, [email protected]; or For Celine Dion: Kim Jakwerth, (424) 248-3528, [email protected], http://www.celineinvegas.com