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The Butterfly Returns is an ongoing concert residency by American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. It began on July 5, 2018, with performances on select dates through February 29, 2020.[1] This is Carey's second concert residency placed in Las Vegas since the two-year #1 to Infinity, which began in 2015 and concluded in 2017. The residency differs from the previous as its set list includes songs that did not reach number-one on the Billboard Hot 100.

The Butterfly Returns
Residency by Mariah Carey
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LocationLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
VenueThe Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Start dateJuly 5, 2018 (2018-07-05)
End dateFebruary 29, 2020 (2020-02-29)
Legs4
No. of shows25
Mariah Carey concert chronology

On August 27, 2018, she announced that she would add five additional shows, which will take place in February 2019.[2]

Contents

BackgroundEdit

Carey announced the residency on April 30, 2018 on Twitter, marking her fourth concert residency.[3]

Set listEdit

  1. "Honey"
  2. "Shake It Off"
  3. "Make It Happen"
  4. "Sweetheart / Say Somethin' / Loverboy / Dreamlover"
  5. "Fantasy"
  6. "Always Be My Baby"
  7. "Vision of Love"
  8. "Emotions"
  9. "#Beautiful"
  10. "One Sweet Day"
  11. "Can't Let Go"
  12. "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)"
  13. "My All"
  14. "It's Like That"
  15. "Love Hangover / Heartbreaker"
  16. "Touch My Body"
  17. "We Belong Together"
  18. "Hero"

Notes:

  • "I'll Be There" was performed at the opening night.
  • "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" was replaced by "I Still Believe" on the fourth night.
  • "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" was replaced by "Love Takes Time" on the fifth and ninth night.
  • "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" was replaced by "Crybaby" on the seventh, eighth and tenth night.
  • "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" was replaced by "Fly Like a Bird" on the eleventh, twelfth night and thirteenth night.
  • A snippet of “Close My Eyes” was performed on the fourth night.
  • A snippet of "Outside" was performed on the twelfth night.
  • "Vision of Love" was replaced by "Love Takes Time" on the thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth night.
  • "Can't Let Go" was replaced by "With You" on the thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth night.
  • "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" was replaced by "I Don't Wanna Cry" on the fourteenth and seventeenth night.
  • "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" was replaced by "Can't Let Go" on the fifteenth and sixteenth night.

ShowsEdit

The 17 shows of the first three legs of the residency sold 40,833 tickets and grossed $6,063,906.[4]

Date Attendance Revenue
Leg 1
July 5, 2018
July 7, 2018
July 8, 2018
July 10, 2018
July 14, 2018
July 15, 2018
Leg 2
August 31, 2018
September 1, 2018
September 2, 2018
September 5, 2018
September 9, 2018
September 10, 2018
Leg 3
February 13, 2019
February 15, 2019
February 16, 2019
February 19, 2019
February 21, 2019
Leg 4
February 14, 2020
February 15, 2020
February 19, 2020
February 21, 2020
February 22, 2020
February 26, 2020
February 28, 2020
February 29, 2020
Total

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jones, Abby (April 30, 2018). "Mariah Carey Announces New Las Vegas Residency: See The Butterfly Returns Concert Dates". Billboard. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Bowenbank, Starr (August 27, 2018). "Mariah Carey Adds 2019 Dates To The Butterfly Returns' Vegas Residency; Teases Album Details". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  3. ^ Scott, Katie (April 30, 2018). "Mariah Carey announces new Las Vegas residency 'The Butterfly Returns'". Global News. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  4. ^ Template:Cite web-Update: Mariah Carey's "The Butterfly Returns" Residency Grosses | Retrieved from Twitter March 18, 2019