Mark your calendars music fans, the ‘rocket man’ Elton John is coming to Victoria, British Columbia.
The English singer and songwriter has announced two performances at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre on Saturday, March 11, 2017 and Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 8pm as part of an 11 city concert tour that will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his latest release, Wonderful Crazy Night.
“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 flying by and I want to be there with them”.
Elton John will be joined by Nigel Olsson on the drums, Davey Johnstone on guitar, John Mahon on percussion, Kim Bullard on keyboards and Matt Bissonette on bass.
The legendary career of the performers spans five decades and is heavily decorated with numerous milestones including but not limited to 38 gold records, 31 platinum albums, and selling more than 250 million records worldwide.
Since his first tour in 1970, John has performed over 4,000 concerts across the globe.
Tickets for his Victoria concert go on sale Friday, November 25 at 10 am.
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 and Sunday, March 12, 2017
Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
Tickets: On sale Friday, November 25 via selectyourtickets