Elton John to perform at FedExForum | Arts & Culture
Elton John and his band will return to the FedExForum for the first time in more than seven years this March.
"FedExForum is honored to announce Elton John’s return to Memphis after more than seven years," said FedEx Forum Vice President Arena Operations Eric Granger.
The concert will number one chart hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton’s incredible five-decade career.
Elton John’s band includes Davey Johnstone on guitar, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums, Kim Bullard on keyboards, and on bass Matt Bissonette. One of the most successful live bands on the road today.
"Elton John’s last concert in 2005 was one of the best concerts at our building, his shows are always a hit-filled night to remember," said Granger.
Elton John is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 35 gold and 25 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 ’97,” which sold 37 million copies.
Since his career began in 1969 he has played almost 3,000 concerts worldwide.
- The concert is Saturday, March 16 at 8 p.m.
- The public on-sale will begin Friday, January 25 th at 10 AM.
- Tickets are $29, $79, $139 and will be available online at Ticketmaster.com, at the FedExForum box office, or charge-by-phone at (800) 745-3000.
- A service charge is added to each ticket. There is an 8 ticket limit per customer.