After Adele was forced to postpone all 24 dates of her upcoming Las Vegas residency, the singer FaceTimed with fans that held tickets to the shows, apologizing and offering free merchandise, drink tickets and even a free meet-and-greet when the rescheduled dates takes place. In a video posted on social media last week, Adele cited cases of COVID-19 among her team, and other issues related to the pandemic, as the reason for the postponement. Adele said that all Weekends With Adele shows that were set to open at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace would be rescheduled.
In the video, an emotional Adele explained: “We’ve been absolutely destroyed by delivery delays, and half my crew, half my team have come down with COVID. It’s been impossible to finish the show, and I can’t give you what I can right now.” Adele offered an apology to those who had already traveled to Las Vegas for the show and assured the dates would be rescheduled: “We’re on it right now. I’m going to finish my show and get it where it’s supposed to be. I’m sorry it’s been impossible, we’ve been up against so much but it just ain’t ready. I’m really sorry.”
The residency was set to run through April and available tickets for all of the shows had sold out. Caesars Palace said in a statement: “We understand the disappointment surrounding the postponement of Weekends With Adele. Adele is an incredible artist, supremely dedicated to her music and her fans. Creating a show of this magnitude is incredibly complex. We fully support Adele and are confident the show she unveils at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace will be extraordinary.” Ticketmaster will offer refunds for all shows.
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