Elton John coming to Central Washington - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Elton John coming to Central Washington

YAKMIA, Wash. - Elton John will appear live at the Yakima SunDome this July.  This special concert event marks Elton's first ever performance in Central Washington State. The concert will take place on Sunday, July 18, 2010, 7:30PM at The Yakima Valley SunDome.  Elton and his band will perform their ‘Rocket Man – the Greatest Hits Live' concert, featuring number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton's incredible five-decade career.

Elton's band comprises Davey Johnstone on guitar, Bob Birch on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums and Kim Bullard on keyboards.  One of the most successful live acts on the road today, Elton and his band put on the kind of show you never forget: the entire audience standing, dancing and singing along with much-loved classic songs such as "Your Song", "Daniel", "Rocket Man", "Bennie and the Jets" and many, many more.

Greg Stewart, CEO & General Manager of The Yakima Valley SunDome said, "We are thrilled to welcome Elton John to the SunDome stage.  He is an iconic artist with one of the most celebrated songbooks in all of popular music.  His music transcends generations, and his live shows are absolutely electric events." 

The monumental career of international singer/songwriter and performer Elton John spans five decades.  He is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 35 gold and 25 platinum albums, 29 consecutive Top 40 hits, and he has sold more than 250 million records worldwide.  John holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time, "Candle in the Wind ‘97," which sold 37 million copies. Since his career began in 1969 he has played almost 3,000 concerts worldwide.

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