Elton John to perform under African skies

2009-10-22 11:25

Singer Elton John will perform a series of concerts around South

Africa next year, the concert promoters said today. The Live Under African Skies

picnic concerts will be held at the Emmarentia Botanic Gardens in Johannesburg

on March 21, March 24 at the outer fields of the Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban

and March 26 at the Nelson Mandela Metro University sports field, south campus,

Port Elizabeth.

He will also perform at the Val De Vie Wine and Polo Estate in the

picturesque Paarl/Franschhoek valley on March 28.

The collaborator will be percussionist Ray Cooper.

John has sold more than 200 million albums worldwide and his hits

include Rocket Man, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On


He has received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II and has been

inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


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