Elton John Sets 2016 Tour Dates
Even at the age of 68, Sir Elton John remains one of the most tireless performers around today. His tour calendar for 2016 will see him spend the much of the first six-and-a-half months of the new year on the road.
We've listed the U.S. dates below, but John will kick off 2016 on January 19 with two weeks of his Million Dollar Piano show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. After a few shows in Paris in February, he will return to the U.S. for two weeks in March, with another two-week residency in Vegas commencing in mid-April. From June 3 to July 16, he will tour throughout Europe. You can get complete information about tickets and VIP packages at his website.
On Feb. 16, 2016, John will release Wonderful Crazy Night, the 33rd album of his long and prolific career. It was produced by John and T Bone Burnett and features his longtime sidemen guitarist Davey Johnstone and drummer Nigel Olsson and several other musicians (check out the first single, "Looking Up," here). It only took the wonderful, crazy knight 17 days to record 14 songs, 10 of which made the final cut, with two others serving as bonus tracks.
“For me, it’s a joyous record,” he said. “It’s like going back to the ’70s, there’s a lot of ’70s-influenced things in there, but it’s a record that’s been made in 2015.”
Elton John 2016 North American Tour Dates
1/19-31 -- Las Vegas, Nev.
3/9 -- Estero, Fla.
3/15 -- Mobile, Ala.
3/16 -- Columbus, Ga.
3/18 -- Roanoke, Va.
3/19 -- Charlottesville, Va.
3/22 -- Youngstown, Ohio
3/23 -- Grand Rapids, Mich.
4/16-30 -- Las Vegas, Nev.
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