Lady Gaga fans showed proof of their Covid vaccinations as they headed to a meet and greet with the star in New York ahead of her second special show with Tony Bennett.
The Love For Sale songstress, 35, wowed in a blue Loewe dress with billowing sleeves and a matching dramatic skirt on the back as she stepped out at Radio City Music Hall to head to the event on Thursday.
Her outing comes just ahead of night two of her special shows with legend Tony, who celebrated his 95th birthday last night.
Blue beauty: Lady Gaga fans showed proof of their Covid vaccinations as they headed to a meet and greet with the star in New York ahead of her second special show with Tony Bennett
Pandemic: One of the conditions of entering the venue was to show proof of vaccination
Queues of people heading into the building had to show proof of their coronavirus vaccine upon entering.
Gaga – real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta – wowed in the couture frock, which combined elements of a smart button-up shirtdress with dramatic, runway-ready sleeves enveloping her arms.
The beauty soaked up the attention from fans, blowing kisses as she headed to her car.
She added some of her signature style with white platform Pleaser boots and a tiny custom quilted Mark Cross purse in matching ivory.
Delicate earrings and angular black Dita shades completed her accessories.
Rules: Queues of people heading into the building had to show proof of their coronavirus vaccine upon entering
Style: Gaga – real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta – wowed in the couture frock as she headed to the meet and greet
Fluff and stuff: The Oxford blue design featured billowing sleeves and a matching bubble skirt at back
Not needing much more to stun, the New Yorker went with dewy, glowing skin and glossy lips for makeup.
Turning her head as she daintily hopped into the car, Gaga revealed brunette tresses twisted into a chic chignon.
The dress channeled one of the star’s most iconic red carpet moments, evoking the blue Valentino she wore to the 2019 Golden Globe awards.
It was clear Gaga was prepared for another showstopper.
Last night, the Chromatica songstress brought down the house while opening up for the inimitable Tony Bennett for what was billed as one of his final performances.
The NYU alum performed classics like Luck Be A Lady and What a Difference a Day Makes while backed by a 40 piece orchestra.
Iconic: She added some of her signature style with white platform Pleaser boots and a tiny Mark Cross purse
True blue: The dress channeled one of the star’s most iconic red carpet moments, evoking the blue Valentino she wore to the 2019 Golden Globe awards (above)
Love For Sale tracklist
1. It’s De-Lovely
2. Night and Day
3. Love For Sale
4. Do I Love You
5. I Concentrate On You
6. I Get a Kick Out of You
7. So In Love
8. Let’s Do It
9. Just One of Those Things
10. Dream Dancing
11. I’ve Got You Under My Skin (DELUXE VERSION)
12. You’re The Top (DELUXE VERSION)
Remarking on her ‘supple and rich’ voice in a review, Showbiz411 said Gaga evoked greats like ‘Liza, Judy, Barbra, and Ella,’ but ‘all fashioned into her own striking tones.’
Next, Bennett took the stage solo, more than proving his talent hadn’t faded.
‘Bennett not only knows these songs, but he still delivers them with soul, verve, and flash. He’s still got it,’ Showbiz’s Roger Friedman said.
Gaga would join him later for several duets, including The Lady Is A Tramp and Anything Goes.
‘We’ll see you on the 200th birthday,’ Gaga cooed as the show began to wind down.
There was an A-list crowd there to watch as well, as Jon Bon Jovi, Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, Steve Buscemi, Andrew Dice Clay, Nancy Pelosi and Gayle King were all rumored to be seen.
Yesterday, Gaga debuted the cover her second album with Bennett, a collection of Cole Porter tributes titled Love For Sale.
According to a press release, the album was recorded after Tony had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.
Bennett’s family shared his diagnosis in a 2021 interview with AARP The Magazine.
Tonight the duo will play the first of two shows at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
The concerts, billed as One Last Time: An Evening With Tony Bennett And Lady Gaga, were called the ‘last NYC performances of [Bennett’s] career’ in a press release.
Gaga and Tony’s version of I Get A Kick Out Of You, off Love For Sale, is available to listen to now.
MTV will premiere a video for the track I Get A Kick Out Of You Friday at noon ET.
Love: Yesterday, Gaga debuted the cover her second album with Bennett, a collection of Cole Porter tributes titled Love For Sale