Thursday, July 28, 2011

Vote For Elton's Next Support Act

Members of the public are being asked to decide who will take the stage in front of 30,000 fans as the opening act for Elton John's concert at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin in November.

PNAU Re-Working Elton's Classic Tunes

Pnau's uplifting electro-pop comes approved by the piano man, writes Craig Mathieson.

2nd Summerside Gig Added, Peru Delayed, Elton Playing Tony Bennett's 85th


Elton John will play a second show in Prince Edward Island, it was announced Monday.

Will Gallows Film to Contain Elton's Music

The animated Gnomeo & Juliet, which retold William Shakespeare’s classic tragedy using ceramic garden gnomes, was a surprise hit of 2011’s winter season. The film is a few dollars short of the impressive $100 million mark domestically (it sits at $99.96M). It tallied an addition $90M in international markets. And that’s not even counting home video revenue. Now the creative team behind Gnomeo is venturing back into the realm of fantasy family entertainment in hopes that lightning will strike a second time.

Elton Reaches Out to Pink Floyd Singer's Son

Sir Elton John has reached out to the jailed son of Pink Floyd rocker David Gilmour by sending the youngster a box of books to keep him occupied while behind bars.

Elton John reflects on Amy Winehouse

Elton John is among the many shattered admirers around the world who are paying tribute to troubled songstress Amy Winehouse, who has been found dead in her north London home at the age of just 27.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

David Furnish's Phone Tapped in UK

POP legend Sir Elton John last night found out he was a target of phone hackers.

2Cellos to Join Elton at Caesar's & Australia



Sir Elton John has invited 2Cellos to join him at Caesar's palace for his Million Dollar Piano shows as well as continuing on with him for the rest of the world tour, which includes; Australia, New Zealand, The USA and Russia.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Lady GaGa to Perform at Zachary's Christening

Sir Elton John has recruited Lady Gaga to sing at his son's christening. Sir Elton John and his partner, David Furnish, have also selected Gaga to be their son, Zachary's godmother. Gaga will be just one performer at the party, which will be held in Windsor at the couple's mansion.

Elton John Confirms Solo Tour of Canada

Elton will perform four solo shows in Canada this September. All shows begin at 8 PM. Please note the following details:

Monday, July 18, 2011

The Music Week Interview, Elton Working on 2 Albums

As one of pop's elder statesman, Elton John is never short of media attention. Wisely, he has exploited that position to regularly and publicly champion new talent he believes deserves greater attention.

Elton John: Billboard's #1 Adult Contemporary Artist

Billboard has recently announced that Elton John AKA Reginald Dwight is number one in adult contemporary music.

Elton to Play Summerside


SUMMERSIDE - Music icon Sir Elton John has included Summerside as one of the stops on his upcoming Maritime tour.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Elton Serenades Atlantis Crew in Space



The crew of space shuttle Atlantis were woken this morning by Elton John's Rocket Man, followed by a personal message from Britain's national musical treasure.

Elton John Rumoured for Cape Breton Concert


Although unable to confirm the artist name, local concert promoter Stephen Tobin did say there will be major concert announcement for Cape Breton, Monday.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Old Grey Whistle Test Returns With Elton

“Whispering” Bob Harris is back with The Old Grey Whistle Test. A new BBC Radio 2 series will mark the 40th anniversary of the influential and long-running BBC TV rock music series.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Elton Coming to Lithuania


Elton John is to perform in Vilnius’ Siemens arena in November; this will be his only concert in the Baltic States, organisers announces on 5 July. This is going to be his second concert in Vilnius; in 2006 some 30,000 people listened to Elton John in Vingis Park. The singer is to perform his best songs to the smaller audience this time since the organisers are planning to sell 9,500 tickets. All places will be only sitting.

- Lithuania Tribune

Elton John's Helicopter Lands at Wrong Destination


Sir Elton John’s helicopter reportedly landed at the wrong nuptials when he was attending Lily Allen’s wedding.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Elton Has Piano Issues in Cork, Plays 'Song For Guy'



First appearing on stage over 20 minutes late, he exited within seconds clearly not pleased after running his fingers over the keys. "Tell you what, I’ll go off and start again," he said.

Friday, July 1, 2011