Rod Stewart signs up for Vegas residency

Rod Stewart has signed up to perform a two year residency in Las Vegas, which he promises will be a '' good rock show''


This article is from 2011.

Rod Stewart on stage at London's O2 Arena

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart has signed up for a two year residency in Las Vegas.

The 'Maggie May' rocker will perform at the US gambling capital's Caesars Palace venue from August this year, and his 'Rod Stewart: The Hits' show will see him concentrate on the biggest songs of his 40 year career.

He told website "We'll try to give the people what they want, which are the songs that made me famous, plus a few surprises. It'll be 90 percent songs that people know. There won't be any magicians or midgets, just a good rock show."

Rod will be backed by a full 13-piece band and promised as well as hits such as ' The First Cut Is the Deepest' and 'You're in My Heart', he may throw in a few older classics.

He added: "I've got the line up to make changes - all the mandolins and guitars. We'll throw in something from, say, [1970 album] 'Gasoline Alley'."

Rod, 66, previewed the shows with eight performances at the same venue last year, which featured covers including soul classic 'Love Train', crooner standard 'I get A Kick Outta You' and John Fogerty's 'Proud Mary' alongside his rock hits.

The Scottish rocker will start his Las Vegas residency on August 24.

This article is from 2011.

Rod Stewart

Gravel-voiced Rod returns for more onstage shenanigans lapped up by a partying crowd. There's always 'Maggie May' to look forward to.

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sun 18 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 800 0400

With The Sisterhood.

Manchester Arena

Thu 8 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

With The Sisterhood.

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Sat 10 Dec

Sold out / 0843 373 3000

With The Sisterhood.

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