Toni Braxton: Revealed

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Toni Braxton: Revealed
Residency by Toni Braxton
Location Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Venue The Showroom at The Flamingo
Start dateAugust 3, 2006 (2006-08-03)
End dateFebruary 16, 2008 (2008-02-16)
Legs2
No. of shows128 in 2006
135 in 2007
10 in 2008
273 in Total
Toni Braxton concert chronology

Toni Braxton: Revealed was a residency show by American singer Toni Braxton. It was performed at The Showroom at the Flamingo Las Vegas until the announcement of its cancellation on April 6, 2008. [1]

Contents

Background and development

On May 19, 2006, the Flamingo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas announced that Braxton would replace Wayne Newton as the casino's new headlining act from December 3, 2006. [2] The show, entitled Toni Braxton: Revealed, was to be performed six nights a week and was scheduled to run through to March 2007. Braxton later confirmed that she was extending her show through to August 2007. Due to its success, it was reported that Braxton would extend her show through to August 2010. The show was later cancelled in order for Braxton to focus on her health. [3] In an October 2006 concert at the Flamingo Las Vegas, Braxton broke down in tears while announcing to the audience that just before the concert began she had been told that her son, Diezel, had been diagnosed with autism. [4] Braxton has been outspoken regarding her doctor's failure to diagnose Diezel's condition earlier, contending that if he had been diagnosed earlier he could have received treatment earlier. [5] As well as becoming a spokeswoman for Autism Speaks, [6] she is also a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association.

Reception

Mike Weatherford of the Las Vegas Review-Journal gave the show a mixed review, complaining about "the anticlimactic treatment of her best-known songs. They just don’t have the resonance they should." But he favorably compared the show to Celine Dion's Las Vegas engagement, saying, "Amid all the hoopla surrounding Celine Dion’s final shows last weekend, Las Vegas’ other working pop-star mom forged on with 'Revealed,' a revue that runs on a fraction of the budget of 'A New Day …' but likewise has become a smoother, more graceful showcase over time." [7]

Set list

This set list is representative of the performance on August 3, 2006. It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the residency.

  1. "You're Makin' Me High"
  2. "Take This Ring"
  3. "How Many Ways"
  4. "Love Shoulda Brought You Home"
  5. "Another Sad Love Song"
  6. "You Mean the World to Me"
  7. "Seven Whole Days"
  8. "Just Be a Man About It"
  9. "I Love Me Some Him"
  10. "I Don't Want To"
  11. "How Could an Angel Break My Heart"
  12. "Please"
  13. "Spanish Guitar"
  14. "I Wanna Be (Your Baby)"
  15. "Trippin' (That's the Way Love Works)"
  16. "Let It Flow"
  17. "Breathe Again"
  18. "He Wasn't Man Enough"
  19. "Un-Break My Heart"

Note: The setlist may have changed their order as they advanced the dates.

Shows

DateAttendanceRevenue
North America [8]
Leg 1
August 3, 2006N/AN/A
August 4, 2006
August 5, 2006
August 7, 2006
August 8, 2006
August 9, 2006
August 10, 2006
August 11, 2006
August 12, 2006
August 14, 2006
August 15, 2006
August 16, 2006
August 17, 2006
August 18, 2006
August 19, 2006
August 21, 2006
August 22, 2006
August 23, 2006
August 24, 2006
August 25, 2006
August 26, 2006
August 28, 2006
August 29, 2006
August 30, 2006
August 31, 2006
September 1, 2006
September 2, 2006
September 4, 2006
September 5, 2006
September 6, 2006
September 7, 2006
September 8, 2006
September 9, 2006
September 11, 2006
September 12, 2006
September 13, 2006
September 14, 2006
September 15, 2006
September 16, 2006
September 18, 2006
September 19, 2006
September 20, 2006
September 21, 2006
September 22, 2006
September 23, 2006
September 25, 2006
September 26, 2006
September 27, 2006
September 28, 2006
September 29, 2006
September 30, 2006
October 2, 2006
October 3, 2006
October 4, 2006
October 5, 2006
October 6, 2006
October 7, 2006
October 9, 2006
October 10, 2006
October 11, 2006
October 12, 2006
October 13, 2006
October 14, 2006
October 16, 2006
October 17, 2006
October 18, 2006
October 20, 2006
October 21, 2006
October 23, 2006
October 24, 2006
October 25, 2006
October 26, 2006
October 27, 2006
October 28, 2006
October 30, 2006
October 31, 2006
November 1, 2006
November 2, 2006
November 3, 2006
November 4, 2006
November 6, 2006
November 7, 2006
November 8, 2006
November 9, 2006
November 10, 2006
November 11, 2006
November 13, 2006
November 14, 2006
November 15, 2006
November 16, 2006
November 17, 2006
November 18, 2006
November 20, 2006
November 21, 2006
November 22, 2006
November 23, 2006
November 24, 2006
November 25, 2006
November 27, 2006
November 28, 2006
November 29, 2006
November 30, 2006
December 1, 2006
December 2, 2006
December 4, 2006
December 5, 2006
December 6, 2006
December 7, 2006
December 8, 2006
December 9, 2006
December 11, 2006
December 12, 2006
December 13, 2006
December 14, 2006
December 15, 2006
December 16, 2006
December 18, 2006
December 19, 2006
December 20, 2006
December 21, 2006
December 22, 2006
December 23, 2006
December 25, 2006
December 26, 2006
December 27, 2006
December 28, 2006
December 29, 2006
December 30, 2006
January 1, 2007
January 2, 2007
January 3, 2007
January 4, 2007
January 5, 2007
January 6, 2007
January 8, 2007
January 9, 2007
January 10, 2007
January 11, 2007
January 12, 2007
January 13, 2007
January 15, 2007
January 16, 2007
January 17, 2007
January 18, 2007
January 19, 2007
January 20, 2007
January 22, 2007
January 23, 2007
January 24, 2007
January 25, 2007
January 26, 2007
January 27, 2007
January 29, 2007
January 30, 2007
January 31, 2007
February 1, 2007
February 2, 2007
February 3, 2007
February 5, 2007
February 6, 2007
February 7, 2007
February 8, 2007
February 9, 2007
February 10, 2007
February 12, 2007
February 13, 2007
February 14, 2007
February 15, 2007
February 16, 2007
February 17, 2007
February 19, 2007
February 20, 2007
February 21, 2007
February 22, 2007
February 23, 2007
February 24, 2007
February 26, 2007
February 27, 2007
February 28, 2007
March 1, 2007
March 2, 2007
March 3, 2007
March 5, 2007
March 6, 2007
March 7, 2007
March 8, 2007
March 9, 2007
March 10, 2007
March 12, 2007
March 13, 2007
March 14, 2007
March 15, 2007
March 16, 2007
March 17, 2007
March 19, 2007
March 20, 2007
March 21, 2007
March 22, 2007
March 23, 2007
March 24, 2007
March 26, 2007
March 27, 2007
March 28, 2007
March 29, 2007
March 30, 2007
March 31, 2007
Leg 2
May 6, 2007N/AN/A
May 7, 2007
May 9, 2007
May 16, 2007
May 17, 2007
May 18, 2007
May 19, 2007
May 29, 2007
June 1, 2007
June 2, 2007
June 8, 2007
June 9, 2007
June 14, 2007
June 15, 2007
June 26, 2007
June 27, 2007
July 3, 2007
July 10, 2007
July 24, 2007
July 27, 2007
August 3, 2007
August 4, 2007
August 7, 2007
August 9, 2007
August 10, 2007
August 11, 2007
August 18, 2007
August 21, 2007
August 23, 2007
August 28, 2007
August 29, 2007
August 30, 2007
September 15, 2007
September 18, 2007
September 25, 2007
September 29, 2007
October 6, 2007
October 9, 2007
October 10, 2007
October 13, 2007
October 16, 2007
October 18, 2007
October 20, 2007
October 26, 2007
November 4, 2007
November 6, 2007
November 9, 2007
November 17, 2007
November 30, 2007
December 12, 2007
December 14, 2007
December 15, 2007
December 18, 2007
December 19, 2007
December 21, 2007
December 22, 2007
December 25, 2007
January 15, 2008
January 16, 2008
January 24, 2008
February 2, 2008
February 5, 2008
February 6, 2008
February 12, 2008
February 14, 2008
February 15, 2008
February 16, 2008

Cancelled shows

DateReason
North America [9]
May 6, 2008Viral inflammation of the heart
May 7, 2008
May 9, 2008
May 16, 2008
May 17, 2008
May 20, 2008
May 21, 2008
May 22, 2008
May 23, 2008
May 24, 2008
May 27, 2008
May 28, 2008
May 29, 2008
May 30, 2008
May 31, 2008
June 3, 2008
June 4, 2008
June 5, 2008
June 6, 2008
June 7, 2008
June 10, 2008
June 11, 2008
June 12, 2008
June 13, 2008
June 14, 2008
June 17, 2008
June 18, 2008
June 19, 2008
June 20, 2008
June 21, 2008
June 24, 2008
June 25, 2008
June 26, 2008
June 27, 2008
June 28, 2008
July 11, 2008
August 22, 2008

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