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19 hrs ago | Canada.com
It's an anniversary that has taken the legendary British rocker across the world for the better part of the year, filling arenas and stadiums and even headlining festivals such as hipster-friendly Bonnaroo in June in support of a deluxe re-release of the classic album. The tour that will end with a New Year's Eve concert at New York City's Barclays Center made a stop in Vancouver this weekend, with two concerts at Rogers Arena.
19 hrs ago | Canada.com
It's an anniversary that has taken the legendary British rocker across the world for the better part of the year, filling arenas and stadiums and even headlining festivals like hipster-friendly Bonnaroo in June in support of the deluxe re-release of the classic album. The tour that will end with a New Years Eve concert at New York City's Barclays Center made a a stop in Vancouver this weekend, with two concerts at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver punk band White Lung, featuring Anne-Marie Vassiliou, Mish Way and Kenneth William, will perform Dec. 5 at the Electric Owl. If the past two years have seen Vancouver flooded with legacy acts and more and more casino gigs featuring top talents from years gone by , late 2014 feels a little bit better balanced than previous years.
But even more unmistakable are the Englishman's songs, which are now an integral part of the American music scene. His album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and the hits have just kept coming.
THE concept of revisiting your greatest hits with a selection of A-List celebrity guests has worked a treat for the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Charles Aznavour and Tammy Wynette. So being the writer of so many classic pop songs, it was almost inevitable that Mr Robinson would want to follow this well-travelled route.
Hutt City residents can be some of the first to have access to Elton John concert tickets, thanks to a deal with promoters. After nine years, Elton John and his band will return to Westpac Stadium, Wellington for one spectacular concert on Saturday 21 November 2015.
It's hard to imagine that, when he first began performing, the Beatles hadn't yet broken up, Jimi Hendrix was still alive and disco music was in its infancy - but not only has Elton John survived five decades in the notoriously fickle music business, his star has never faded. When he first released Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - an album that spawned some of pop's biggest hits, among them the title track, Bennie and the Jets , Candle in the Wind and Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - 40 years ago, his career was just beginning to take flight.
Cristiam Ramos is a breath of fresh air to the artworld. Minty fresh air that is.
Kelly Ripa was one of the lucky few who attended Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka's top secret wedding over the weekend, and she shared some of the intimate details on Monday's episode of Live! With Kelly and Michael . "I spent the weekend, in Italy," Ripa told her cohost Michael Strahan .
Veteran crooner Rod Stewart is attempting to worm his way out of a 70th birthday party after his wife started planning a huge bash to mark the milestone in January . The Maggie May singer hits 70 on 10 January, 2015, and his partner Penny Lancaster is planning to bring all of his family and friends together for a star-studded bash in his honour.
Bright Light Bright Light has spent this summer making a name for himself on the independent music scene. That is, when he's not on tour with Sir Elton John - he's been supporting the living legend of pop since June, and the pair get along so well that Elton plans to introduce him to the US! They'll be touring the West Coast together through September and October, before returning to a six-week European tour, ending in Dublin in December.
A talented singer from Canterbury wowed all four X Factor judges when he appeared on the show with his band, Only The Young. Charlie George, 17, and his bandmates impressed Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Spice Girl Mel B on last Sunday's show.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:52 pm
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