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International songstress Celine Dion is back in Vegas and better than ever in her revamped residency at Caesars Palace. The five-time Grammy Award-winning artist is performing an upbeat and inspiring collection of her renowned hits as well as covers of other artist’s hits including Prince and Queen.With a five-piece horn section and a 16-piece string orchestra included among the 31 onstage, the singer nails every song in her reworked set list. With her new song selection and order, Celine achieves an overall upbeat and we-will-all-be-OK message throughout the show. Adding to her songs are special elements such as video montages of her children, magical lighting effects as well as an awe-striking water element that takes place during the ever-enchanting "My Heart Will Go On."A stunning light and video display acts as a backdrop for Dion. Ken Ehrlich, who also directs the Grammy Awards shows, designed the visual presentation exclusively for the 4,300-seat Colosseum. As Dion performs, moving stage pieces and a video and light display themed to each song create an amazing audio and visual experience. Similarly, expect to see dazzling set pieces like chandeliers, star-like lighting props and a grandiose stage filled with surprises.Serenading the audience with more than 20 songs, fans get to sing along to, become mesmerized by and even get a bit misty-eyed to Celine classics including "Because You Loved Me," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Incredible." Oh, she also sings some duets with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley… and herself. Yep. You read that correctly. Watch out David Copperfield, Celine pulls off a seriously awesome magic trick by fooling the audience with some unexpected holographic action.And just as striking as her perfectly-tuned vocals is Celine’s enviable wardrobe. With several quick dress changes throughout the performance, Celine wows the audience in flowing ball gowns and sassy fringed numbers, strutting some never-before-seen looks in the most glamorous way possible. Her dresses and the way she rocks them are stunning times 10.Having changed her show just enough to be fresh and revamped since her year-long break, Celine offers attendees an evening filled with talent and passion for an entertainment spectacle you do not want to miss.
 
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One of the best concerts one could experience, both in Vegas and elsewhere!
PostedJune 14, 2013
We booked tickets for the Celine Dion show only a few days in advance, when more seats seemed to suddenly become available. Are we ever glad we made the decision to do so. This concert was one of the best we have ever seen, right up there with Paul McCartney and Rod Stewart! The theatre is wonderful (I understand it was built for Celine's original stint at Ceasar's): although we were in the second mezzanine, the visuals were fine and the sound was excellent. Entrance to the theatre and our seats was well-organized, and the complimentary drinks provided with our ticket package were generous and refreshing. Words cannot adequately describe Celine's concert: her voice was as crystal-clear as ever, and her song choices were varied and thoroughly enjoyable (she even included a trio of James Bond theme songs). Her back-up singers and thiry-piece orchestra were perfect, and it was wonderful of her to acknowledge them. When I returned home, I checked on YouTube, and viewed some (illegally) downloaded videos of her show. They don't do justice to the thrill of actually seeing her live, but would give you an idea of what to expect. This is one of the few concerts that I would want to see again--it was that special!
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International songstress Celine Dion is back in Vegas and better than ever in her revamped residency at Caesars Palace. The five-time Grammy Award-winning artist is performing an upbeat and inspiring collection of her renowned hits as well as covers of other artist’s hits including Prince and Queen.With a five-piece horn section and a 16-piece string orchestra included among the 31 onstage, the singer nails every song in her reworked set list. With her new song selection and order, Celine achieves an overall upbeat and we-will-all-be-OK message throughout the show. Adding to her songs are special elements such as video montages of her children, magical lighting effects as well as an awe-striking water element that takes place during the ever-enchanting "My Heart Will Go On."A stunning light and video display acts as a backdrop for Dion. Ken Ehrlich, who also directs the Grammy Awards shows, designed the visual presentation exclusively for the 4,300-seat Colosseum. As Dion performs, moving stage pieces and a video and light display themed to each song create an amazing audio and visual experience. Similarly, expect to see dazzling set pieces like chandeliers, star-like lighting props and a grandiose stage filled with surprises.Serenading the audience with more than 20 songs, fans get to sing along to, become mesmerized by and even get a bit misty-eyed to Celine classics including "Because You Loved Me," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Incredible." Oh, she also sings some duets with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley… and herself. Yep. You read that correctly. Watch out David Copperfield, Celine pulls off a seriously awesome magic trick by fooling the audience with some unexpected holographic action.And just as striking as her perfectly-tuned vocals is Celine’s enviable wardrobe. With several quick dress changes throughout the performance, Celine wows the audience in flowing ball gowns and sassy fringed numbers, strutting some never-before-seen looks in the most glamorous way possible. Her dresses and the way she rocks them are stunning times 10.Having changed her show just enough to be fresh and revamped since her year-long break, Celine offers attendees an evening filled with talent and passion for an entertainment spectacle you do not want to miss.
 

Family (6) coming to Vegas from MN, NY and CA 2/22/13. How do we get tickets to the only show we want to see in Las Vegas? Help!

Vegas.com lists all the shows (for Celine Dion, check "concerts"): dates and times.
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