If you missed her when she was here a few weeks ago, have no fear: Cher is coming back to the Philly area. The gay icon is playing a show at Allentown’s new PPL Center on September 15th.
On Monday night, Cher brought her “Dressed to Kill” tour to Philadelphia with special (and I do mean special) guest Cyndi Lauper. Naturally, Philadelphia soul legend Patti LaBelle sat in the seat next to me, adding another level of fun to an already fun evening. Here, ten observations from the most entertaining Monday night I’ve seen in a while. Read more »
Tonight, Cher, along with fabulous special guest Cyndi Lauper, is bringing her Dressed To Kill tour to the Wells Fargo Center. I decided to get my hair-flipping started early by putting together a pre-show playlist of Cher and Cyndi remixes to get you Philly queens even more hyped for tonight’s big show. (As if that’s actually possible.)
On Saturday, Cher kicked off the U.S. leg of her “Dressed To Kill” tour at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Ariz., (she’ll hair-flip through Philly on April 28th) and, according to Billboard.com, there was a whole lot of wig drama going on. Apparently after three songs Cher burst into confessional mode, revealing to the sold-out crowd that some of her costumes underwent last-minute changes, she broke a nail on her right hand, and had flubbed the words to some of her songs. The 67-year-old pop goddess was also reduced to tears before the show, revealing on Twitter:
Before I say anything else about Cher’s first album in more than a decade, a word about my bona fides: The very first album I bought (on vinyl, thank you) was Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves in (gulp) 1971. I was eight years old. How my parents did not have the faculty to pull me aside and say, “We have something to tell you,” I will never understand. Read more »