Friday, June 9, 2017

Elton John Announces New Dates For 'The Million Dollar Piano' In Las Vegas

Elton John will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas this Fall 2017 and early 2018 to perform his most iconic hits in "The Million Dollar Piano," the singer's longtime Vegas residency that ends May 2018.  Tickets for the following 27 dates go on sale Saturday, June 10, at noon PT.

2017:
October 11 Wednesday
October 13-15 Friday, Saturday, Sunday
October 18 Wednesday
October 20-21 Friday, Saturday
October 24- 25 Tuesday, Wednesday
October 27-28 Friday, Saturday
November 1 Wednesday
November 3-4 Friday, Saturday

2018:
February 9-11 Friday, Saturday, Sunday
February 14 Wednesday
February 16-18 Friday, Saturday, Sunday
February 21-22 Wednesday, Thursday
February 25 Sunday
February 27 Tuesday
March 1-2 Thursday, Friday

Tickets may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling 888-4-ELTON J, or online at thecolosseum.com or axs.com. Ticket prices start at $55 (prices include a 9% Live Entertainment Tax). VIP packages are available. Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees. There is an eight (8) ticket limit per guest. For groups of 20 or more, call (702) 731-7208.  Shows are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

World-renowned singer, songwriter and performer Elton John made a triumphant return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with his all new show, "The Million Dollar Piano." At the centerpiece of the performance is the show's namesake piano, an engineering marvel featuring more than 68 LED video screens created by Yamaha.

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

"The Million Dollar Piano" features iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton John's incredible five-decade career, all enhanced by the most elaborate stage design the singer has ever used.

Elton John 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, as well as for most appearances on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart with his most recent single "A Good Heart" (from his latest album Wonderful Crazy Night) marking his 72nd entry. He has also written the music for stage and screen successes Billy Elliot: The Musical, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, and The Lion King, which was named the highest-grossing stage show or film release in the world. Elton John has over 4,000 performances, in more than 80 countries, to his credit since launching his first tour in 1970.

Among the many awards and honors bestowed upon him are five Grammys, a Grammy Legend award, a Tony and an Oscar, a Best British Male Artist BRIT Award, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Kennedy Center Honor, Legend of Live Award, 12 Ivor Novello Awards and a knighthood from HM Queen Elizabeth II for "services to music and charitable services."