The Chicks Announces First-Ever Las Vegas Engagement, Teases “There Is A Lot More To Come This Year”

The Chicks are heading to Las Vegas! The 13-time GRAMMY winning group announced plans for their first-ever Las Vegas engagement on Monday morning (Jan. 9). Taking place at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the shows will take…

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The Chicks are heading to Las Vegas!

The 13-time GRAMMY winning group announced plans for their first-ever Las Vegas engagement on Monday morning (Jan. 9).

Taking place at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the shows will take place May 3, 5, 6, 10, 12 and 13, 2023. All performances will begin at 8:00 pm local time.

“Finally getting to play live in 2022 left us hungry to continue our tour. After so many years without new music, last year felt like a long time coming,” The Chicks shared in a statement. “We hope our fans are ready for more in 2023 because we are not done! There is a lot more to come this year and we are excited to get it all started in Las Vegas at the Zappos Theater this Spring.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Tickets for The Chicks’ Las Vegas engagement go on sale to the general public starting Friday, Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. PT at ticketmaster.com.

Citi is the official presale card of The Chicks’ performances at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m. PT until Thursday, Jan. 12 at 10 p.m. PT through the Citi Entertainment program. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com.

Caesars Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, and Live Nation and Ticketmaster customers will have access to a presale from Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. PT until Thursday, Jan. 12 at 10 p.m. PT.

The Chicks, composed of Martie Maguire, Natalie Maines, and Emily Strayer, burst onto the country music scene in 1998 with their debut album, Wide Open Spaces. The band went on to become the best-selling U.S. female band of all time with more than 30.5 million albums sold.

In addition to 13 GRAMMYs, The Chicks have also been awarded six Billboard Music Awards, four American Music Awards, and numerous Country Music Association Awards among many other awards and accolades.

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To date, the group has sold over $100 million in concert tickets.

Gaslighter, The Chicks’ fifth studio album, was released on July 17, 2020.

In 2022, The Chicks went on tour in support of the album, bringing their live show to cities across the U.S. from June through August.

Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is also home to several other country artist’s Las Vegas residencies, including Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban.

Miranda Lambert kicked off Miranda Lambert’s Velvet Rodeo: The Las Vegas Residency on September 23, 2022.

The “If I Was A Cowboy” singer’s residency runs through December of this year.

The Texas native’s show is a 90-minute celebration of Lambert’s artistry with a 22-song, career-spanning set list that featured tunes from her debut album, Kerosene, to her current project, Palomino.

The country hitmaker previously told Billboard that she took inspiration from fellow country artists Brooks & Dunn, Shania Twain and George Strait when putting together the set list for her residency.

“What I learned from those shows alone was that you’re in Vegas because you built a catalog, so play the songs that people know and love from you. That’s really what I’m sticking with,” Lambert said. ”Sometimes on the road or with new record cycles, we get all wrapped up in our new songs, but there’s a certain amount of trust the fans put in this catalog.”

Miranda Lambert’s Velvet Rodeo: The Las Vegas Residency

March 2023: 24, 25, 30
April 2023: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9
July 2023: 7, 8, 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 22
November 2023: 30
December 2023: 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16

Keith Urban will launch his brand-new Las Vegas residency at Zappos Theater in the Spring following a successful three-year run of shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Urban’s residency will kick off on March 3 and run through July 1.

Urban recently opened up about his forthcoming residency with Billboard, sharing a few details of what fans can expect from his production during the upcoming stint at Zappos Theater.

“I’m bringing in this guy called Roy Bennett [who] has put together shows for me in the past, I can’t recall which tour we did, it might have been around the Light the Fuse tour or Ripcord,” Urban said. ”Roy designed that whole production for me and I loved working with him so I brought him in to help me conceptualize what we’re going to do at Zappos. We’re gonna take advantage of the space.”

 

 
 
 
 
 
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He also shared his reason for changing venues with the publication.

“It’s all the Caesars corporation, so it’s still in the family. That room is a little bit bigger than Colosseum (4,600 versus Colosseum’s 4,100 seats),” Urban explained. ”I haven’t played in there yet, but I’ve been in there and it felt a little more geared towards the kind of energy that I was trying to create at the Colosseum. It was just a collective agreement that the move would be really good so we just jumped at it.”

Keith Urban: The Las Vegas Residency Dates

March 2023: 3, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17, 18
June 2023: 16, 17, 21, 23, 24, 28, 30
July 2023: 1

Tickets for both Lambert and Urban’s Las Vegas Residencies are on sale now.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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