Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency: “My Show Ain’t Ready”

Fifteen-time Grammy Award-winning British singer Adele has announced that she is postponing her upcoming residency due to COVID-19-related issues with her production team. The sold-out Las Vegas weekends-only residency billed as “Weekends with Adele” was scheduled to kick off today, Friday, January 21,  taking place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.  The nearly fourmonth residency was set to run through mid-April.

Adele made the emotional video announcement less than a day before the iconic performer was set to take the stage on opening night of the residency. The popular singer, who appeared clearly distraught during the announcement that came via her Instagram page, noted that she had to postpone the highly anticipated shows that had the demand for tickets pushing prices on the secondary market selling many times over face value.

“I’m so sorry, but my show ain’t ready. We’ve tried absolutely everything that we can to put it together in time, and for it to be good enough for you, but we’ve been absolutely destroyed by delivery delays and COVID,” – Adele via Instagram

The Weekends with Adele Las Vegas residency was announced in November, where Adele would perform two shows every weekend through mid-April.

Immediately after that announcement, fans of the singer purchased all 100,000 tickets within six hours of going on sale in December. Tickets for the show ranged in price from $85 to $600 for the balcony and premium seats ranging between $860 and $5,000 for the lower section plus fees.

With Omicron cases still on the rise and Las Vegas reaching new daily records of hospitalizations in recent days, Adele stated, “Half my crew, half my team are down with COVID. They still are. And it’s been impossible to finish the show. And I can’t give you what I have right now.”

There has been no formal announcement regarding makeup dates for the residency, However, Adele posted that, “All dates will be rescheduled, more info coming soon.”

 

 

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Despite recently releasing one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2021, Adele didn’t receive a Grammy nomination for the recently postponed Grammy Awards. Her latest album 30 is her fourth studio album and was released last November, her first new album in six years.

 

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