Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Rocket Hour Celebrates 50 Shows

Don’t miss a very special Beats 1 show airing tomorrow Tuesday 29th June 3am BST and 2pm BST. To celebrate the 50th Episode of the Rocket Hour, Elton is joined by special guest Neil Tennant. They chat and play each other music, new and old, and talk about The Pet Shop Boys over the years, gay clubs in Paris, touring, Dusty Springfield and singing at football games.

Billy Joel Explains what Happened with The Face2Face Tour

Much is made of the fact that Joel doesn’t write songs any more. Does he have any secret ones lying around that one day he’ll finish?

Elton's Views on Brexit, Support for Cliff Richard

We haven’t seen blue skies anywhere else in Britain,” muses Sir Elton, as Edinburgh glows in the low evening sun. “That’s because you voted to stay in Europe. You’re the only fucking sensible people in Britain.” He subsequently sums up the political mood of roughly half of the UK, Scots in particular, by playing I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues.

Woodside Gallery Dinner Raises £3.3M

Elton John and David Furnish have raised in excess of £3.3 million following their third Woodside Gallery Dinner, which saw a plethora of philanthropists make donations towards the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which is dedicated to reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS and eliminating the stigma associated with the disease.

Graeme Fowler Remebers Partying with Elton

The first time I met Elton John was in a restaurant in Sydney in 1983. I was on my first tour as an England cricketer and my teammate Ian Botham had invited me along. Beefy loved Elton’s music and Elton was a big fan of cricket – he’d go so far as to schedule concerts to coincide with England’s matches abroad – and so they had become big pals.

Interview with Davey

In this sixth episode of “Elton Jim” Turano’s “CAPTAIN POD-TASTIC,” Jim Turano conducts an exclusive, insightful, hour-long interview with Elton John’s longtime and respected guitarist and touring musical director, Davey Johnstone.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Elton to Perform in Cambrils, Spain in 2017

The International Music Festival Cambrils (IFCM) announced today the star Elton John, will perform next year, as the headline act of the forty-second edition of the festival.