Pete “Big Elvis” Vallee asked his fans if they wanted to see him online. They nearly crashed his Facebook page.
Outgoing MGM Resorts International President of Entertainment Sean Christie says, “I wanted to be transparent in telling the company of my intention to move on.”
Cirque du Soleil has culled existing footage for fans to access from home, including an hourlong special from “O” at Bellagio, and the international shows “Kurios” and “Luzia.”
Naomi Mauro says of herself and husband, Gio,“We can make bread, a lot of bread,” Mauro said in a phone chat this week. “At first it was therapeutic, but so far it’s been something people are enjoying, so that’s good.”
Brad Paisley challenged Darius Rucker, who played Foster Lloyd’s “You Can Come Cryin’ to Me,” and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum has performed Call Me a Dog” by Chris Cornell.
Las Vegas Strip headlining magician Mat Franco says of his show, “It’s a learn-as-we-go kind of thing, a way to push me out of my comfort zone and still reach an audience.”
“The Socially Distant Show” was formed out of pure need, of course. Founders have set up a GoFundMe page to support the entertainers who appear.
The “Quarantined and Unplugged” performances are at 7 p.m., posting live, available for viewing for 24 hours before vanishing forever.
Neil Diamond introduced a new version of “Sweet Caroline,” with, “I think if we sing together, well, we’ll feel a little bit better.
When “Lucille” kicked off a string of top-selling hits for Kenny Rogers in ‘77, the singer was making about $3,000 to $4,000 a week at the hotel.