Thursday, December 16, 2010
Elton Adds 2nd MSG Gig
Due to overwhelming demand, Elton and the band have added a second concert at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 8PM, in addition to the Wednesday March 16 concert already announced.
Public sale for Sunday, March 20 will begin on Friday, December 17 at 11AM.
"We are thrilled to announce that due to overwhelming demand, Elton John has agreed to add a second concert at Madison Square Garden," said Jay Marciano, president, Madison Square Garden Entertainment. "It is a clear testament to Elton's long-standing relationship with New York music fans, and we continue to marvel at Sir Elton's ability to break his own records as the artist achieving the most sellouts at Madison Square Garden."
Elton and the band will be performing the "Greatest Hits Live" concert, featuring number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton's incredible five-decade career. Elton has often referred to Madison Square Garden as his 'favourite venue.' His last concert there was in 2007, when he celebrated his 60th birthday playing his 60th concert at the legendary venue.
Public tickets will be available on Friday, December 17 at ticketmaster.com, thegarden.com, livenation.com and charge-by-phone (866-858-0008). If tickets remain, they will available at The Garden box office beginning Saturday, December 18.