"Elton John: The Million Dollar Piano," Filmed in Las Vegas, Will Be Broadcast in March
18 Feb 2014
Fathom Events, CinemaLive and Rocket Music Entertainment Group will broadcast "Elton John: The Million Dollar Piano," a concert event filmed in Las Vegas, March 18 and March 26 at 7 PM.
Recorded at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, "the legendary Sir Elton John performs his entire, critically-acclaimed concert, including a playlist of his greatest hits including 'Rocket Man,' 'Tiny Dancer,' 'Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting,' 'I'm Still Standing,' 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,' 'Philadelphia Freedom' and 'Your Song'," press notes state. "Fans will also be treated to an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,' which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and ranks at No. 91 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time."
"It's unlike anything I have done before, a complete mix, a showcase of all my music, accompanied by spectacular scenery and beautiful video images," said John in a statement.
Tickets are available at participating theatre box offices and online at FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in nearly 700 select movie theatres around the country through Fathom's Digital Broadcast Network.
For "The Million Dollar Piano," John is accompanied by Davey Johnstone on guitar, the late Bob Birch on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums and Kim Bullard on keyboards, with a special appearance by percussionist Ray Cooper.
"The Million Dollar Piano" is currently being performed during John's residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The reissue of "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" will be released March 25 through Universal Music Group.