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Elton John Performs Live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, March 11, 2011

January 28, 2011 - by CG News Desk

Elton John and his band will appear in concert at Mohegan Sun Arena performing their “Greatest Hits Live” concert, featuring number-one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton’s incredible five-decade career. Click here to purchase tickets.

Elton John’s band includes 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 concert you will 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 more including selections from The UNION, Elton and Leon Russell's critically acclaimed album on Decca Records available now. The album features a variety of musical genres from R&B, Soul, Gospel, Pop and Rock. Rolling Stone Magazine gave The UNION 5 stars.  In addition Elton and Leon are nominated for a 2011 Grammy, “Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals” for “If It Wasn’t for Bad.”

"There’s only one Elton John in the world and we are extremely excited to welcome him back to Mohegan Sun” said Tom Cantone, Vice President of Sports & Entertainment at Mohegan Sun. “Sir Elton is a Rock & Roll icon and we are thrilled to once again host his incredible stage show in our world-class Arena.”

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.
    
Tickets are $125.00 & $185.00 each and are available through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster Charge by Phone at 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.

There is an 8 ticket limit per customer. Ticketmaster orders subject to service fees.

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