Elton John will be in Uelzen, Erfurt, Rastatt, Frankfurt/Main and 35 other dates. They will appear at Almased Arena on June 3rd, Domplatz on June 4th, Ehrenhof im Schloss Rastatt on June 5th, Festhalle Frankfurt on June 7th and 36 other venue(s) in 2016.
Born Reginald Dwight in Pinner in 1947, Elton John has been a legend of the music scene for nearly fifty years. A proficient, self-taught pianist since the age of 3, John became a musician at his local pub, before forming his own band, Bluesology, in 1964, and within a few years, they were supporting acts like The Isley Brothers, Billy Stewart and Patti LaBelle. In 1967, John answered an ad in NME and was put together with lyricist, Bernie Taupin, beginning a partnership which endures to this day. Their first collaboration, “Scarecrow”, was recorded in 1967, although the pair didn't actually meet until six months later. By 1968, John and Taupin were chief songwriters at DJM Records, producing songs for people like Lulu and Roger Cook.
In 1968, John was recording his own singles, still with lyrics by Taupin, and his debut album, Empty Sky, was released a year later. Another album, Elton John, came out in 1970, and the second single from it, “Your Song”, was the first to chart, reaching No.8 on the US Top 10, and he began touring the States on the back of its success. He continued into the decade with the albums, Tumbleweed Connection (1970), 17-11-70 (1970), Honky Chateau (1972) and Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player (1973), until the release of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973) established John as a major force in glam rock, the album reaching No.1 on both sides of the Atlantic and containing the hits “Candle In The Wind”, “Bennie And The Jets” and “Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting”. In 1975, he appeared in The Who's film version of Tommy, in which he played “Pinball Wizard”, and he continued to sell out arenas throughout the 1970s, as well as score further hit albums with Caribou (1974), Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (1975), Rock Of The Westies (1975) and A Single Man (1978).
In the 1980s, despite having come out as bisexual in the late 1970s, John married his friend, Renate Blauel, in 1984, but the marriage only lasted three years. Musically, his hits of this decade included “I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues”, “I'm Still Standing” and “Sad Songs (Say So Much), as well as collaborations with Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder. He performed at Live Aid in 1985, as well as five sell-out shows at Madison Square Garden in 1988. In 1990, he finally achieved a long-awaited UK solo No.1 hit, with “Sacrifice”, and he won a BRIT Award for “Best British Male” in 1991. With Tim Rice, John composed the soundtrack to the 1994 animated film, The Lion King, which won an Oscar for the song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight?”.
In 1997, Elton John celebrated his 50th birthday, but it was also the same year he lost two good friends; Gianni Versace and Diana, Princess of Wales. He and Taupin reworked “Candle In The Wind” for Diana's funeral and it became the fastest-selling single of all time, but John has refused to play this version in public ever since. In 2003, John gained his fifth UK No.1, “Are You Ready For Love?”, as well as writing the musicals Lestat and Billy Elliott. Also in 2003, John began a long residence at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas, with a show entitled The Red Piano, which ended in 2009.
In 2010, he performed with Lady Gaga at the Grammys, and released his thirtieth studio album, The Union, in conjunction with Leon Russell. A year later, in September 2011, he began another residency at Caesar's Palace, this time called The Million Dollar Piano, a show which he'll perform regularly until 2014.
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|Lincolnshire Showground||Friday 10th June||Lincoln, UK ||View|
|Leicestershire County Cricket Ground||Saturday 11th June||Leicester, UK ||View|
|Longleat||Sunday 12th June||Wiltshire, UK ||View|
|Liverpool Echo Arena||Tuesday 14th June||Liverpool, UK ||View|
|Westpoint Arena||Sunday 19th June||Exeter, UK ||View|
|Meadowbank Sports Centre||Saturday 25th June||Edinburgh, UK ||View|
|Blenheim Palace||Sunday 26th June||Woodstock, UK ||View|
|Site of the Henley Festival||Wednesday 6th July||Oxon, UK ||View|
|The SSE Arena Belfast||Friday 2nd December||Belfast, UK ||View|
|Metro Radio Arena||Saturday 3rd December||Newcastle upon Tyne, UK ||View|
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|Almased Arena||Friday 3rd June||Uelzen, DE ||View|
|Domplatz||Saturday 4th June||Erfurt, DE ||View|
|Ehrenhof im Schloss Rastatt||Sunday 5th June||Rastatt, DE ||View|
|Festhalle Frankfurt||Tuesday 7th June||Frankfurt/Main, DE ||View|
|KönigPalast Krefeld||Wednesday 8th June||Krefeld, DE ||View|
|Color Line Stadion||Thursday 30th June||Ålesund, NO ||View|
|Sverreborg Arena||Friday 1st July||Trondheim, NO ||View|
|Sverreborg Arena||Saturday 2nd July||Trondheim, NO ||View|
|Memorial Park Arhus||Monday 4th July||Arhus, DK ||View|
|Parc de Valmy||Thursday 7th July||Argeles sur Mer, FR ||View|
|Esplanade du lac||Friday 8th July||Aix Les Bains, FR ||View|
|Base de Loisirs||Sunday 10th July||Albi, FR ||View|
|Teatro Grande Scavi di Pompei||Tuesday 12th July||Pompei, IT ||View|
|Foz do Douro||Thursday 14th July||Vila Nova de Gaia, PT ||View|
|Piazza Colbert||Friday 15th July||Barolo, IT ||View|
|Anfiteatro Camerini||Saturday 16th July||Piazzola sul Brenta, IT ||View|
|Malmö Arena||Thursday 10th November||Malmo, SE ||View|
|Saab Arena||Saturday 12th November||Linköping, SE ||View|
|OVB-Arena (Bremen Arena)||Friday 18th November||Bremen, DE ||View|
|Lotto Arena||Saturday 19th November||Antwerp, BE ||View|
|Ziggo Dome||Tuesday 22nd November||Amsterdam, NL ||View|
|Wiener Stadthalle||Thursday 24th November||Vienna, AT ||View|
|Olympiahalle Munich||Friday 25th November||Munich, DE ||View|
|O2 Arena||Saturday 26th November||Prague, CZ ||View|
|Zenith of Auvergne||Tuesday 29th November||Cournon d'Auvergne, FR ||View|
|Zenith de Rouen||Monday 5th December||Rouen, FR ||View|
|Zenith de Nantes||Tuesday 6th December||Saint Herblain, FR ||View|
|Hallenstadion||Thursday 8th December||Zurich, CH ||View|
|Zenith Omega Toulon||Friday 9th December||Toulon, FR ||View|
|MEO Arena||Sunday 11th December||Lisbon, PT ||View|
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