Celine Dion to end Las Vegas concert residency next year
The Associated Press
Published Monday, September 24, 2018 12:02PM EDT
Last Updated Monday, September 24, 2018 6:46PM EDT
Las Vegas will soon have to find a way to go on without Celine Dion, who announced Monday that her concert residency will end next year.
The Canadian music star took to social media to confirm that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019, a decision that brought "mixed emotions."
"Las Vegas has become my home and performing at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace has been a big part of my life for the past two decades," Dion said in a statement. "Every show we do at the Colosseum throughout this fall, and right up until the final one, will feel very special."
She also expressed gratitude to all the fans who have come to watch her over the years.
Las Vegas has been home to her and her family since moving there in 2002. Her suburban Vegas home in Henderson is where her husband, Rene Angelil, died in January 2016 at age 73. Angelil, who was battling throat cancer, was also her manager. He is credited with moulding Dion from a French-speaking ingenue into one of the world's most successful singers. The couple shared three children.
His death drew an outpouring of sympathy from Nevada politicians like U.S. Sen. Harry Reid. At the time, Reid said the couple took a risk on Las Vegas when Dion agreed to take up residency at The Colosseum. Their support was always appreciated.
This will mark the end of Dion's second long-running residency at Caesars Palace. Dion has performed nearly 1,100 shows there since 2003. The first time was from 2003 until 2007. Her current residency began in 2011.
Tickets for next year's shows go on sale Tuesday.
Her final concert will be June 8, 2019.
Celine Dion has announced that her current residency at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas will end on June 8, 2019. « I definitely have mixed emotions about this final run. Las Vegas has become my home and performing at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace has been a big part of my life for the past two decades. It's been an amazing experience and I'm so grateful to all the fans who have come to see us throughout the years. Every show we do at the Colosseum throughout this fall, and right up until the final one, will feel very special." An exclusive Team Celine pre-sale for the final shows (February 26 to June 8) will start on Tuesday, September 25 at 10 a.m. PT, before the public on-sale date of Friday, September 28 at 10 a.m. PT. For more details click the link in bio - Team Céline . Céline Dion a annoncé que sa résidence actuelle au Caesars Palace à Las Vegas prendra fin le 8 juin 2019. « C’est définitivement avec des sentiments mitigés que je pense à cette dernière série de spectacles. Las Vegas est devenue ma maison, et performer au Colosseum du Caesars Palace a occupé une grande place dans ma vie au cours des deux dernières décennies. Ça a été une expérience incroyable, et je suis extrêmement reconnaissante envers tous les fans qui sont venus nous voir au fil des ans. Jusqu’à la grande finale, chaque spectacle que nous ferons au Colosseum sera très spécial. » Une prévente Team Céline exclusive pour ces derniers spectacles (du 26 février au 8 juin) débutera le mardi 25 septembre dès 10 :00 am PT, avant la mise en vente générale qui débutera le vendredi 28 septembre à 10 :00 am PT. Pour plus d’informations cliquez le lien dans la bio - Team Céline . . . : @ian.laidlaw