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Elton John at The NYCB Live at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

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Elton John NYCB Live at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour Uniondale, NY November 16, 2019 Reg Dwight, Captain Fantastic, Rocketman, Elton John--they all put it on the line on a cool Saturday evening in mid-November at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island. The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour is a 3-year extravaganza and odyssey during which Sir Elton and his fantastic band are criss-crossing the globe to say ...

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Elton John at the FedEx Forum

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Elton John FedEx Forum Farewell Yellow Brick Road Memphis, TN October 30, 2019 The New York Times movie critic A. O. Scott made what seems an antithetical remark regarding Elton John when reviewing Dexter Fletcher's stylized biopic Rocket Man (New Republic Pictures, 2019): “But the point of “Rocketman" isn't self-aggrandizement. It's fan service of an especially and characteristically generous kind. It's certain that Elton John has nothing left to prove, but it's ...

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Montreux Jazz Festival 2019

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Montreux Jazz Festival Montreux, Switzerland June 28 to July 13, 2019 Montreux Jazz festival began in 1967, driven by the vision of Claude Nobs in collaboration with Geo Voumard, Rene Langel, and the Office of Tourism in their hometown Montreux, on Lake Geneva. This year 2019, was the 53rd edition. For two weeks in July, the small town expands to entertain a quarter of a million visitors. Montreux has managed to maintain the original ...

ALBUM REVIEW

Elton John & Lady Gaga: New Horizons

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With over 40 albums to his credit, numerous hit songs, and having co-written a successful Broadway musical, Elton John continues to sell out arenas in his fifth decade as a performer. Lady Gaga doesn't have his extensive résumé, but she has attracted a lot of attention with outrageous stunts and costumes as wild as some of those John donned earlier in his career. After a duo piano/vocal meeting at the Grammy Awards in 2010, the two musicians decided to get ...


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