Adele fans from around the world said it “didn’t feel real” to return to Las Vegas for her previously canceled show, but they are sure it will be “worth the wait”. wait”.
Despite the palpable excitement, others described them as having “butterflies” and not wanting to set their expectations too high in the event of a second disappointment.
Hundreds of people had gathered outside the Colosseum site at Caesars Palace hours before the doors opened, forming a long line for an exclusive boutique.
The singer announced the last-minute postponement on Instagram earlier this year, telling fans in a tearful message that the show was “not ready”.
Among those in line was Rafael Faci, a 23-year-old medical student from Brazil who was in Las Vegas in January when he learned that Adele had postponed her exam.
Mr Faci told the PA news agency that although he missed many exams to be able to come to the US again, he could “die happy” after seeing Adele.
“I’m pretty into Adele,” he said.
“I don’t know how I’ll react, I might cry… but I don’t know.”
He added: “It’s my first time, that’s why I’m here. The last thing I have to do before I can die happy is see an Adele concert.”
Cousins Marcela de la Garza, 35, and Jesy Almaguer, 33, from Mexico, were also for the second time, to meet the award-winning singer.
Ms. de la Garza told PA: “We’re very happy to see her, but we don’t believe it yet.
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“We don’t want to put too many expectations but we are happy. Right now I have butterflies.
Alison Hutchings, 51, and her partner Rhyddian Piles, 47, from Neath, south Wales, said they had come to Las Vegas for a family member’s 50th birthday and had called electricity on all days of the week to book tickets.
Ms Hutchings told PA: “We feel great, we are very excited.
On Thursday night, Adele shared an online post on Instagram in which she said she had “never been more nervous before a gig in her career” but couldn’t sit still because of the chalk. encourage.
“I feel all sorts of things as I write this. I’m so emotional, so nervous but can’t sit still because I’m so excited,” she wrote and shared a photo of herself during the rehearsal.
“I feel a million miles away from home, I can’t stop thinking about when I was a kid and watching Tom Jones in Mars Attacks and wondering how he got from Wales to Las Vegas!?”
She continued: “I always get scared before shows, and I take that as a good sign because it means I care and it means I just want to do a good job.
“But it can be said that I have never been more nervous before a show in my career, but at the same time I wish today was tomorrow! I can’t wait to see you out there x.
Fans waiting for the performance described being “triggered” by another last-minute post by the singer, before realizing that her message was a positive one.
Londoner Ross Taggart, 37, told PA: “It’s horrible.
“I woke up and saw a long post and I thought ‘oh no, she didn’t do it again’ but then she went on to say she was so excited, so it was fine. .”
Amy Jaron, from Los Angeles, California, added: “It’s so hysterical, I have PTSD.”
Ms. Jaron said she had just crossed the state line into Nevada from California when she received word of the cancellation earlier this year.
“It doesn’t feel real, it’s finally here and it feels like we’ve been here for a long time,” she told PA news agency.
“We met a lot of people so it was a wonderful thing that something sad happened…we are happy to be reunited.”
Ms Jaron, 23, said she was one of the lucky fans to meet Adele in January, adding that the experience had been “life changing”.
“You could say she felt really bad but the fans really understood,” she told PA.
Adele’s performance at Caesars Palace was originally scheduled to begin at the Colosseum on January 21, 2022, running through April 16.
Adele later claimed she had “the best fans in the world” and thanked them after receiving a wave of support for her decision to postpone.
Her new performance is scheduled to take place from November 18 and run through March 25, with 24 rescheduled performances as well as 8 additional performances.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/adele-fans-from-around-the-world-sure-postponed-show-will-be-worth-the-wait-42156671.html Adele fans from around the world are sure the postponed show will be ‘worth the wait’