Shania Twain is gonna getcha good

Las Vegas Magazine
By Matt Kelemen
December 6, 2019

Shania Twain is no stranger to National Finals Rodeo. The end of her two-year Caesars Palace residency Shania: Still the One, during which she became the only Vegas headliner to ride a horse onstage, coincided with NFR in 2014. She rides into Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood during this year's rodeo for the debut of her Let's Go! residency, for which she serves as her own creative director.

Twain performed more than 100 shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace at a time when her voice was recuperating from nerve damage. She recovered enough to undertake her 2018 Now Tour, which provided production elements Twain built on for the first six shows of Let's Go! She'll be back for lengthier stays in March and May through June, giving her the option to revise the video, choreography, costume and bio-narrative as she wishes.

With Twain being friends with the likes of David Copperfield, it's likely she's picked up a few tips and tricks since she launched the Vegas chapter of her career from the saddle atop a black Andalusian that stopped traffic as it trotted up the Strip in 2012. She's likely to kick off her sets with "Life's About to Get Good" from her 2017 album release Now, and populate the set with hits from "Come On Over" and "Up!" to "I'm Gonna Getcha Good!" and "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!"

With all of those exclamation points, it's no surprise the new production will have a "party vibe" as opposed to Still the One's more theatrical approach, as she recently told Entertainment Weekly, and feature "very sexy fashions.

What Twain considers very sexy may be mind-blowingly sexy to ordinary mortals and reason enough to check out her Let's Go! residency, but Twain's ubiquitous presence in '90s pop culture will cause anyone more than 30 years old who hears her hits live to be nostalgia-triggered.

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