Friday, November 9, 2007

Elton to Play Washington

Elton John and his band are coming to Washington State University April 12 for a concert during the university's annual Mom's Weekend event.

"We are excited and grateful for the opportunity to have an artist of the caliber of Elton John performing at Washington State University ... ," said Leo Udy, director of Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.

"This will be the one of the largest concerts we have ever had at the coliseum. WSU students, parents, and alumni as well as the surrounding communities will be talking for years about this concert experience."

Tickets will go on sale Jan. 25. Reserved tickets will be available at the Beasley Coliseum ticket office and online at or call 1-800-325-SEAT. There is a six-ticket limit per customer. Price of the tickets has not yet been announced.

The concert will include many of his greatest hits, as well as songs from his latest release, Rocket Man -- Number Ones, which was released earlier this year. The CD features a selection of his historic hits during the past 30 years, which have been newly compiled and digitally mastered.

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