Published on 01/10/2023 11:48
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Article written by franceinfo – F. Genauzeau, A. Sangouard, Z. Boughzou
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Known for its splendor and excess, the American city of Las Vegas has inaugurated a spectacular new concert hall, made up of thousands of LEDs. The “Esfera” will host U2 in residence until the end of the year.
The “Sphere“is the latest fashion in Las Vegas (United States). It is a concert hall made up of thousands of LEDs. Inside, dizzying stands and spectacular light shows with an impressive projection system. Spectators broadcast the technological feat on social networks.”Will revolutionize tours and concert halls for a long time“says a man. U2 will play at the Esfera until the end of the year, what we call a residency.
The residence model disrupted by Céline Dion
On the same weekend it is possible to see Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Adèle. However, residencies were often synonymous with the end of a career, like Elvis Presley or Frank Sinatra. But in the early 2000s, Céline Dion changed everything. She stayed 16 years and played more than 1,000 times in Las Vegas, proving that the economic model is viable and has advantages for artists.