Friday, January 20, 2012

Sir Elton visits the Lowcountry

The British pop legend is solid at the Coliseum

Posted by T. Ballard Lesemann on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 7:20 AM

Elton John, 2012
  • Rebecca Taylor
  • Elton John, 2012
Pop/rock legend Elton John and his band are set to perform in concert at the North Charleston Coliseum on Wed. March 7 at 8 p.m.

The Grammy Award-winning pianist and vocalist started playing blues and pop music in the 1960s in London. He released a critically acclaimed debut in 1969 titled Empty Sky. By the early 1970s, he’d achieved superstar status and commercial success with such hits as “Your Song,” “Rocket Man,” "Bennie and the Jets," and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994. His latest studio album is entitled The Union. His current stage show includes hits from his entire discography.

Tickets for the concert at the Coliseum go on sale at the PAC ticket office for $37 (plus applicable fees) at 10 a.m. on Sat. Jan. 28 at the Coliseum box office,, Ticketmaster outlets, and by phone at (800) 745-3000.

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