Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett don’t let a 60-year age gap get in the way of good music. Ever since appearing at the Grammy Awards in February to perform “Cheek To Cheek,” the 1935 Irving Berlin song made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, the duo has become a hot ticket.
In April, the close friends return to Las Vegas for a two-night stint at The Axis at Planet Hollywood Resort. Gaga, 28, and Bennett, 88, kicked off their Cheek To Cheek tour at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas over New Year’s Eve.
Their return April 10-11 brings jazz standards from Duke Ellington and Cole Porter.
Bennett and Gaga met in 2011, then recorded “Lady Is a Tramp” together before embarking on a full-fledged album, released last September.
Cheek To Cheek debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and took home a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album last month. This elegant show travels through hits such as “But Beautiful,” "I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” and “I Won’t Dance.”
In their December shows in Las Vegas, each artist took turns performing solo. Bennett took on classics such as “The Good Life,” “Sophisticated Lady” and “Sing You Sinners” while Gaga sang jazz standards including “Bang Bang,” “Lush Life” and “Firefly.” A crystal-studded curtain and full orchestra set the tone for the show.
Tickets start at $69 and go on sale on Saturday, Mar. 7.
Tickets: Axis, (800) 745-3000