Elton John Will Returns To Evansville For A One Night Only Performance At Ford Center


Elton John Will Returns To Evansville For A One Night Only Performance At Ford Center On SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017 EVANSVILLE, IN

EVANSVILLE, IN – Elton John and his band return to Evansville for one performance at Ford Center on Saturday, November 11, 2017 as part of a 6-city concert tour that will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible ve-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his latest release, Wonderful Crazy Night.

The public on-sale will begin Friday, May 19 at 10 a.m. (CST). Visit Ticketmaster.com for more information.

“The simple truth is I want to spend more time with my family and less time touring,” said Elton. “I am all too aware of how precious the time ahead is. My sons are growing up so quickly. Their early years are just ying by and I want to be there with them.”

Elton John’s band features Nigel Olsson (part of Elton’s original three-piece band) on drums, Davey Johnstone (who rst recorded with Elton in 1971 and joined the band a year later) on guitar, John Mahon on percussion, Kim Bullard on keyboards, and Matt Bissonette on bass.

One of the most successful artists on the road today, Elton and his band perform a concert you will never forget:
the entire audience singing along to much-loved classic songs such as “Your Song,” “Rocket Man,” “Bennie and the Jets,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “Crocodile Rock,” “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” and many more.

“Fans are still talking about Elton John’s unforgettable performance when all he needed was his piano to put on one of the best shows that has been to Evansville,” said Ford Center Executive Director, Scott Schoenike. “In 2012, Elton John was one of the very rst concerts Ford Center hosted, and now we get to have him back on
the same day we will be celebrating our six year anniversary.”

The monumental career of international singer/songwriter and performer Elton John spans ve decades. He is one
of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 38 gold records and 31 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 1997,” which sold over 33 million copies. Since launching his rst tour in 1970, he has over
4,000 performances in more than 80 countries to his credit.


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