Sir Elton Hercules John CH CBE is an English singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer. Collaborating with lyricist Bernie Taupin since 1967 on more than 30 albums, John has sold over 300 million records, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Elton is the third most successful artist in the history of the American charts, behind only Elvis Presley and the Beatles. He has had 57 top 40 singles in the United States, a total second only to Elvis Presley. He achieved seven #1 albums in the three-and-a-half-year period from 1972 to 1975 — a period of concentrated success surpassed only by the Beatles.
The Superstar’s Band
The superstar’s band includes Davey Johnstone on guitar, Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums, and Kim Bullard on keyboards, with a special appearance by percussionist Ray Cooper.
You couldn’t sit straight when you hear a setlist of the best most recognized favorites. The well-loved songs such as “Rocket Man,” “Benny and the Jets,” “Tiny Dancer” and “Crocodile Rock” make the night especially memorable. He has been invited into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and has received both Academy and Tony Awards for his contributions to “The Lion King” and “Aida.”
Since February 2004, Elton and his band have performed 450 shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to over 1.8 million fans from across the world. The first five-year residency “The Red Piano” played 243 shows to approximately one million people through April 2009 followed by a return on Sept. 28, 2011, with an all-new, second residency, “The Million Dollar Piano” which played 207 shows across seven years. Looking for the best Las Vegas shows? We’ve got all you need to know about Las Vegas concerts, plus find crucial info for planning your entire trip.
Sir Elton Hercules John