Sunday, September 30, 2012

Elton to Open Perth Arena in New Show Replacing George Michael

Elton John Under The Stars
Opens Perth Arena on Saturday 10 November

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Elton Writing New Music for The Diving Board

This past April, Elton John was so confident that his 30th solo album, The Diving Board, was complete, he released a 10-song track listing – but when the disc got pushed back to early 2013 for promotional reasons, John started to have second thoughts.

Elton's Returning to Chile in February 2013

Elton John has recently been confirmed to perform at the 54th annual Festival de Viña del Mar. The 65 year-old superstar will join popular Latin artists Daddy Yankee, Juanes, and Ricky Martin.

Elton Signs a Back at Fashion Cares

After we had photos taken together, I looked at Elton John and David Furnish (they were on either side of me) and said "can you guys do me a favour?" I took my Sharpie pen off the side table and said "can you sign my back?" They both did and, while Elton was signing, he said "well that's a first."

Elton John Performing at Holly Valance & Nick Candy's Wedding

One of the richest men in the world is getting married in Los Angeles this weekend to an Australian beauty and it is going to be a lavish ceremony.

Caleb Quaye - The Ballad of an Unknown Gun

What do Lou Reed, Harry Nilsson, Joan Baez, Dusty Springfield, Hall & Oates, Liza Minnelli and many others have in common? For many years, Caleb Quaye was a much in-demand studio session musician. But exactly who is Caleb Quaye, the man Eric Clapton once told David Letterman was the world’s greatest guitar player?

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sierra Towers Sold Over Safety Fears for Zachary

Sir Elton John and David Furnish sold their beloved Los Angeles high-rise apartment after concerns that it could compromise the safety of their baby, Zachary, is exclusively reporting.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Beijing Concert Confirmed

Elton has announced another date in his November tour of the Far East. Accompanied by his band, he will play a further concert in China on November 25, 2012, 7.30pm at the MasterCard Center in Beijing.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Peace One Day Setlist & Video

Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
Bennie and the Jets
Tiny Dancer
Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
Philadelphia Freedom
Rocket Man
Hey Ahab
Sad Songs (Say So Much)
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
I'm Still Standing
The Bitch Is Back
Your Song

Elton in Oz 2011 - Your Last Chance to Grab a Copy


Thursday, September 20, 2012

Elton Suffers Bronchitis & 20 Min Piano Fault in Peterborough

Elton John apologized Wednesday night at the Memorial Centre -- sorry isn't the hardest word after all -- but his talent spoke loudest as his 2 1/2 hour performance easily melted away any lingering disappointment in the wake of his abruptly canceled Sept. 8 concert.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Elton on Discrimination in US Jails

If you want to know what it was like to live with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s, state prisons in Alabama or South Carolina in 2012 offer some tragic examples.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Peace One Day Concert to be Streamed Live

Elton John's concert for Peace One Day will be streamed live on Peace One Day’s official YouTube channel, organizers said.

Lil' Kim & Kelly Osbourne Remake Elton's Bitch is Back

Lil’ Kim has joined forces with “Fashion Police” star Kelly Osbourne for a rock/rap fusion track that updates Elton John’s 1974 classic, “The Bitch is Back.”

Elton's Coming to Korea, Philippines

British singer-songwriter Elton John is coming to Korea in November to hold concerts in Seoul and Busan, promoters in Seoul said Friday.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Elton to Play Solo Gig in Sydney with PNAU

ELTON John has tapped the Sydney duo who took him back to the top of the British charts after two decades for a one-off concert here in November.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Elton Kicks Off Tour with Matt Bissonette

Sir Elton John could have performed anywhere Tuesday night, the 11th anniversary of 9/11. Consider it a privilege, Mississippi, that he spent more than two hours playing tunes for a sellout crowd at the Coliseum in Jackson.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

PNAU "Coming Down Under"

PNAU announced via Twitter on August 30 that they are "coming down under...details to follow".

Hopefully they include some material from their collaboration with Elton on their upcoming tour.

Elton at Fashion Cares 25

SIR Elton John likes to make an impact on his party guests — and half-naked waiters are bound to go down a treat.

Elton Reschedules Peterborough Date

Elton John is returning to Peterborough's Memorial Centre Sept. 19.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Elton & David Chat About Fashion Cares

If ever there was a poster boy for passion, Elton John is it. And all those attending Sunday’s Fashion Cares gala at the Sony Centre will undoubtedly bear witness to that, as the music legend rocks the stage for his most cherished cause: the battle against AIDS. John’s partner, Scarborough native David Furnish, is co-chairing (with Michael King) this monumental last edition of Fashion Cares, a fundraising event that competes with TIFF for star wattage. The pair are also in town to launch a limited edition candle at Holt Renfrew, all in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

Inside a Superfan's "Elton Room"

She donned the Elton John sunglasses she’d won for $1,000 in a Sotheby’s auction, checked them out in her Accord’s rearview mirror and smiled.

1 FRONT ROW Ticket Available in Perth

I have one spare ticket available for sale in Perth, Western Australia at the new Perth Arena on Monday November 12, 2012.

The seat is located in block B002 ROW A

Please see my eBay auction HERE

Elton's Coming to Melbourne Again

Following the announcement that the Rocket Man himself, Sir Elton John, will be returning to our shores in November this year to celebrate the landmark 40th anniversary of the release of the hit single, Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time), Chugg Entertainment can today confirm that a Melbourne concert will be held on Sunday 18 November at Rod Laver Arena. Tickets for this show will go on sale at 9am, Friday 21 September.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Elton Lost His Voice - Peterborough Cancelled

Disappointed fans exited the Peterborough Memorial Centre Saturday (Sept. 8) night wondering if what they had heard moments before was the real deal.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sarnia Set List

Sir Elton John was greeted with a standing ovation as he entered the RBC Centre in Sarnia Friday.

Elton Angry that Bob Birch 'Never Reached Out'

As I write these words, I feel a numbness of epic proportions. Three years ago we lost an angel, friend and genius. Now we have lost another. Both of their deaths were unexpected and heartbreaking. They were so close as musicians and friends. Now they are together again.

Elton Sells Two Hollywood Condos

Rock legend Elton John and his civil partner, David Furnish, have sold their two Sierra Towers condos in West Hollywood for $4.65 million.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Elton Writing New Music for Gnomeo & Juliet 2

Elton John's Rocket Pictures, which is to produce Sherlock Gnomes, the 3D animated sequel to the Disney-released Gnomeo & Juliet, has announced that John Stevenson, director of Kung Fu Panda, will direct the new film. According Rocket CEO and producer Steve Hamilton Shaw, John Stevenson "has the perfect sensibility for this movie, together with the vision to build on the first film to create a distinctive, fresh and action-packed adventure."

Yamaha to Release Million Dollar Piano Documentary DVD

Corporate brands including Red Bull, Mountain Dew, Hard Rock International and even Tag Body Spray created record labels in recent years to make their products more credible among music fans. Now a brand with a more direct link to music, instrument manufacturer Yamaha Corp. of America, is entering the fray with its new in-house label, Yamaha Entertainment Group.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac Performing at Elton's Enduring Vision Benefit in NYC

On Monday, October 15, 2012, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will present its 11th annual An Enduring Vision benefit at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Award-winning CNN anchor Anderson Cooper will host, and Founder Sir Elton John and Chairman David Furnish will pay tribute to several esteemed philanthropists by presenting EJAF's Enduring Vision Awards to long-time supporters Robert Kraft, Diana Jenkins, and Joseph Blount.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Matt Bissonette - Elton's New Bassist

Matt Bissonette is confirmed as bass player and backing vocalist for the Elton John band, following the sudden death of Bob Birch. Matt is currently rehearsing in Los Angeles with the band, ahead of the North American tour which begins on September 11 at the Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson, Mississippi.

Elton Hugs Madonna, Laughs & Smiles

After a year of cat fighting, it appears ageing pop icons Madonna and Sir Elton John have kissed and made up.