Katy Perry is ready to take over Las Vegas, part of the parade of artists taking temporary residency there, including Adele in January.
The pop star kicked off her Vegas residency Wednesday and she gave her fans a sneak peek of what to expect on the Resorts World stage.
- “TOMORROW you can officially come to PERRY PLAYLAND where you can come and sing along to so many of your favorite songs!” she captioned the post.
The setlist includes:
- “Chained to the Rhythm.”
- “Dark Horse.”
- “It’s Not the End of the World.”
- “California Gurls.”
- “Hot N’ Cold/Last Friday Night.”
- “Waking up in Vegas.”
- “Bon Appetit.”
- “I Kissed a Girl.”
- “Lost/Part of Me/Wide Awake.”
- “Swish Swish.”
- “When I’m Gone/Walking on Air!”
- “Never Really Over.”
- “Teenage Dream.”
- The show closes with her hits “Greatest Love of All” and “Firework.”
- “It’s always a race to the finish line when you’re launching something this massive,” she said in an interview with “Good Morning America.”
In addition to this week’s performances, show run dates include:
Jan. 1, Jan. 7, Jan. 8, Jan. 12, Jan. 14, Jan. 15.
March 2, March 4, March 11, March 12, March 16, March 18 and March 19.
She also reveals the big themes for her show: “I play a doll in this show, so everything is, like, three times the size of me,” the singer said. “It’s ‘Honey I Shrunk the Kids’ meets ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse,’ but we knew what our audience is. People are here to have fun, people are here to let loose.”
Perryhas more in store for her fans — a new song, “When I’m Gone,” in collaboration with Alesso, per Good Morning America.
“It’s great cause it’s coming out the same time, the opening night of my show, and it just gives a little bit of a fresh, fun new feeling,” she said. “Music will continue and people use music to be happy, to get their grief out, to dance, to put their makeup on. We all need a soundtrack to our lives and I hope I can be part of that.”
Adele in Las Vegas
Meanwhile, Adele continues to prep for her stint in Las Vegas.
The British singer announced in November that she’ll begin a Las Vegas concert residency in January at the Colosseum of Caesars Palace Hotel. The show, “Weekends with Adele,” will be hosted every weekend from Jan. 21 until April 16.
According to Billboard, her new album “30” is No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart, making it the biggest selling album of the year. This is the third No. 1 for the singer. Her album “25” topped for 10 weeks between 2015 and 2016 and album “21” topped for 24 weeks between 2011 and 2012.
The album is about the trials and tribulations she faced during her divorce from Simon Konecki and the lessons she learned being a mother to her 9-year-old son, Angelo, according to the New York Post.
Adele’s Las Vegas residency will be her first major performance since the singer was on a world tour in 2016 and 2017 to promote her previous album “25,” according to the New York Post.
The Colosseum has a crowd capacity of 4,100 and has been home to other residencies of artists such as Celine Dion, Elton John, Bette Midler, Cher, Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart and more, according to CNN.
“Weekends With Adele” dates at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace:
- Jan. 21–22.
- Jan. 28–29.
- Feb. 4–5.
- Feb. 11–12.
- Feb. 25–26.
- March 4–5.
- March 11–12.
- March 18–19.
- March 25–26.
- April 1–2.
- April 8–9.
- April 15—16.
Pre-sale tickets are available on Ticketmaster.