Sunday, December 18, 2011

Fan Drinks Photos & A few Extra Shots



Saturday, December 17, 2011

Perth Review Video & Photos



Adelaide Review, Photos




Melbourne Review, Video & Photos




The Backstage Tour



Hunter Valley Video, Review & Photos




Brisbane Photos, Video & Review




Elton's Interview For CCTV

A New Site Coming in 2012

Hi Everyone,

Thanks for putting up with the delays over the last few weeks. It has been a very busy time for me.

I will put my reviews, photos and videos up very soon - hang in there.

In the meantime, I would appreciate any suggestions for my new improved site coming in early 2012.

If you have a spare minute, please complete the following Survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EJNSurvey

The survey ends on December 21.

Your input will help shape the future EJN Blog.

Thanks for all your support and loyalty in 2011.

Best Wishes & Happy Holidays,

Paul

Elton Remembers Elizabeth Taylor

Sir Elton John admitted that late Elizabeth Taylor is the most beautiful woman he has ever seen and he misses her immensely.

Elton Nominated for Golden Globe

As the awards season gathers momentum, Gnomeo & Juliet, the hit animated film from Rocket Pictures and featuring music by Elton and Bernie Taupin, has already received several prestigious nominations.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Elton Coming to Guadalajara



British pop superstar Elton John will perform in Guadalajara for the first time next year at the Omnilife Stadium.

2Cellos Appearing on Glee

Croatian cellist Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser are guest stars in an episode of famous American TV series "Glee".

Zachary Will Have Christmas & Birthday In 1 Event


Sir Elton John and partner David Furnish will not be lavishing their son Zachary with gifts when he turns one.

Elton John Meets Superfan in Vegas




Kelby Donnelly of Great Falls recently had the opportunity of a lifetime - and will soon enjoy a brief stint in the national spotlight.

Perth Reviews


GNARLED, weathered and occasionally shambolic rockers like Keith Richards and Bob Dylan get all the credit for being rock 'n' rolls greatest survivors, but Elton John proved last night that elder statesmen can also be slick, polished and tack-sharp.

Adelaide Reviews


IT was a day plagued by showers and grey skies but when Sir Elton John took the stage, the Friday blues were a distant thought.

Melbourne Reviews


ELTON John has an almost forensic knowledge of new music. He employs someone to buy him every new album released each week - what a great job. To still have such passion after years in the business for music is inspiring.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Elton Sails With Zachary & Buys Melbourne Art


Goodbye Yellow Brick Road singer Elton John totes his 11-month-old son Zachary around the harbor before boarding a yacht in Sydney, Australia on Friday (December 2). It looks the doting dad was pointing out some interesting sights to his infant son.

Brisbane Review - Elton Had Bronchitis


When Elton John announced he was suffering from bronchitis last night it came as more of a relief than a surprise.

Elton Wants to Come Back to Oz in 2012

Elton Elton's concert in the Hunter Valley at Hope State on Saturday December 3 2011, Elton said 'I love it so much here, and hopefully we will be coming back next year'. The audience resoponded with a bellowing cheer.

Elton Attends World AIDS Day in Sydney



Sir Elton John has launched a foul-mouthed attack on the ‘fascists, idiots and a********’ who stigmatise Aids victims.

David Furnish Jets Back to LA After Bee Sting

David Furnish flew 12,000 km to be treated for a bee sting.

Hunter Valley Press Photos & Review

http://www.theherald.com.au/multimedia/32413/407679/elton-john-performs-at-hope-estate.aspx?Start=10&page=1


SINGING about candles in the wind may be one thing, but severe weather failed to dampen the experience for thousands of Elton John fans at Pokolbin last night.
More than 34,000 fans flocked to Hope Estate over two nights to witness the second and third legs of Elton John’s summer tour Down Under.

Elton Coming to Peterborough?

Is The Rocket Man planning a September 2012 touchdown in Peterborough?

European & South American Concerts Added

Elton and the band are to play a concert at the LG Arena, Birmingham on Friday June 15, 2012. Public tickets for this fully reserved seated concert will go on sale on Friday December 2 at 10am, and can be bought online at theticketfactory.com or ticketmaster.co.uk or via the hotline numbers: 0844 338 8000, 0844 847 2441.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Melbourne news

If anyone still wants to meet for drinks before the Melbourne concert at rod laver arena on Tuesday December 6, some fans will meet at the beer de luxe beer garden at federation square. Come at your leisure.

Also, Robyn is selling one floor Row Z ticket for tues for facevalue of $259. please contact lucydiamond9@yahoo.com

All the news on Elton's bronchitis, David's emergency medical treatment, Elton's appearance at the world aids day event will be posted at a later date. New European tour dates will be confirmed shortly too, apologies for not putting this information up now.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

My review of Sydney 2011


The lyric theatre is a surprising venue for a superstar of Elton's calibre to perform at.
It holds 2000 people and is more like a plush cinema.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Lyric Theatre Photos


Elton Thinks The Star is World Class

ELTON John loved his two weekend shows at Star, the Rocket Man telling casino boss Larry Mullin the Lyric venue was top international standard, as were the new restaurants the dad-of-one dined in.

Sydney Reviews


The tantrums and tiaras are long gone but Elton John can still summon good old Las Vegas glitz in any venue big enough to fit his grand piano and superstar ego.

Hunter Valley Audience May Have to Pay "Road Tax"

AN audacious attempt to charge thousands of concert-goers a road levy in the Hunter Valley has been labelled a "tax on fun" by a tourism group.

Fan Gets Elton's Autograph Tattooed On His Back

Merv Vessey has a permanent reminder of his first trip to Dunedin - and the Elton John fan could not be happier.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Clips From Elton's Dunedin Appearance




Pop rock's biggest name has arrived in the country but he is lying low until he hits the stage tonight.
Sir Elton John plays his one and only concert in Dunedin in a couple of hours, and the sold out stadium will be packed full of 35,000 adoring fans.

Panama Confirmed

Elton will perform a concert in Panama City, Panama, at the Figalli Convention Center on February 4, 2012.


For the Panama City concert Elton will be joined onstage by his band, Davey Johnstone, Nigel Olsson, Bob Birch, John Mahon and Kim Bullard, as well as the 2CELLOS (Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic) and the four backing singers (Rose Stone, Lisa Stone, Tata Vega and Jean Witherspoon).

Have Your Say About the Aussie & Kiwi Concerts


To Elton's New Zealand fans heading off to Dunedin tonight for Elton's most southerly concert ever, have a fantastic time!

To Elton's Australian fans heading off to Sydney tomorrow for Elton's intimate Lyric Theatre concert, have a fantastic time too! - I will see you there.

If you would like to have your say please forward your reviews, set lists, photos and videos to eltonjohnnews.blogspot.com@gmail.com I would love to post them for us all to see.

To everyone else around the world, there may be limited news over the next two weeks as I am on the road touring Elton's Aussie concerts. I will do my best to update the blog as often as possible. Thanks for your understanding.

Enjoy your Elton adventure wherever you see him next!

Dunedin Gears Up For The Rocket Man


Sir Elton John jets into Dunedin today for the southern-most concert of his long career.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Results Are In

Thank you so much to everyone who completed the Elton John Set List survey.

Eran James Supporting Elton at All Shows

Chugg Entertainment has just announced that Elton John has invited his
good friend Eran James to join him as the support act at his upcoming
concerts in Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.

Introducing Sparkles

Sparkles has been selected as the winning name for the EJN Tour Mascot.

Congratulations to Michael Bailey for the winning name!

Keep an eye out for Sparkles appearing at the Melbourne Fan Drinks on December 7.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Setlist Survey Extended Until Tomorrow

The Elton John Set List Survey has been extended until 9pm AEST (+10UTC/GMT) tomorrow (Wednesday November 23). Click here to take survey

Singapore Review

Singapore: "We're gonna rock tonight!" said Elton John when he played to a packed Singapore Indoor Stadium crowd that braved a heavy downpour to fill the stands, left, right, centre and even behind the stage.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Elton Coming to Costa Rica, Panama Coming Soon


Elton will perform in San Jose, Costa Rica at the Ricardo Saprissa Stadium on February 3, 2012.

Q&A With Elton

Last month, Elton John played his 3000th concert (at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas). Now he's about to head to Dunedin for a concert that offers the statistically inclined musician the chance to add another entry to a long list. Shane Gilchrist asks the chart-topping, globe-trotting performer a few questions.