Best Elton John Concerts

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What do You think is the best ever concert that Elton John has had in terms of creativity in the design, His stage attire that He wore, the songs that He sung, the best fan participation, whatever the overall greatness that it provided.

The Top Ten

1 Central Park, NYC – Sept. 13, 1980 Central Park, NYC – Sept. 13, 1980

Elton John's massive concert in New York's Central Park. On Sept. 13, 1980, the Rocket Man took the stage with his band in front of more than 400,000 people and played for two-plus hours, an epic set and one of the biggest shows of his career. After spending most of the concert in a loud military-style suit covered in piano keys and abstract designs, Elton John wore a Donald Duck costume to much surprise to the attendance, well performing, He made an occasional "Quack" noise. He performed over 22 songs, The show was highlighted by a cover of John Lennon's "Imagine". - JerrySmbxWorld

2 Live in Australia with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Live in Australia with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

The concert, recorded on 14 December 1986, was the last of a series of concerts done throughout the last two months of 1986, which were part of John's Tour De Force (tour) of Australia and New Zealand. The concerts consisted of two sets: the first was limited to John and his 14-piece band, including backing vocalists and the Onward International horn section, and his flamboyant stage dress, featuring Mohawk and Tina Turner wigs and some outlandish eye wear; the second featured John, the band and the 88-piece Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, with him dressed as Mozart. - JerrySmbxWorld

3 Night and Day Concert (1984) Night and Day Concert (1984)

The Night and Day Concert is a concert performed by Elton John on June 30, 1984 in the Wembley Stadium. as part of the Breaking Hearts Tour. Packed with a dozen years’ worth of John’s biggest hits, from 1972’s “Levon” to 1984’s “Sad Song (Say So Much),” Well also featuring an energetic performing of one of His underrated song, "Kiss the Bride". - JerrySmbxWorld

4 Live at Hammersmith 1982 Live at Hammersmith 1982

As part of His "Jump Up" Tour, The tour included five legs (
Australia, Europe, North America, UK and South Africa) and a total of 135 shows. This concert included possibly the Probably the most reckless and "energetic" version of "Bennie & the Jets" song ever recorded. The show on
Christmas Eve featured an appearance by Kiki Dee on " Don’t Go Breaking My Heart " and the encores, which included a version of " Jingle Bells ". - JerrySmbxWorld

5 Elton 60 – Live at Madison Square Garden Elton 60 – Live at Madison Square Garden

Starring Elton John performing some of his biggest hits and even several fan favourites. The release features appearances onstage by comedians Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg, as well as special remarks to the audience by lyricist Bernie Taupin. The concert was recorded on Elton's 60th birthday, 25 March 2007, and coincides with his world record-setting 60th concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. - JerrySmbxWorld

6 Live Aid (1985) Live Aid (1985)

Despite being overshadowed by Queen's phenomenal performance. Elton John sung some of his biggest hits such as "I'm Still Standing" and "Bennie and the Jets", He also performed of an duet song with George Michael & Kiki Dee respectfully. - JerrySmbxWorld

7 Million Dollar Piano Million Dollar Piano

The Million Dollar Piano was a concert residency by British musician Elton John, which takes place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA. - JerrySmbxWorld

8 The Red Piano The Red Piano

The Red Piano was a concert residency by English singer-songwriter Sir Elton John. The residency took place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The idea for the show originated in 2004 by Elton John and David LaChapelle. - JerrySmbxWorld

9 Face to Face 1994

Beginning in 1994, Elton John toured extensively with Billy Joel on a series of Face to Face tours, making them the longest running and most successful concert tandem in pop music history. During these shows, the two have played their own songs, each other's songs and performed duets. They grossed over US $46 million in just 24 dates in their sold out 2003 tour. John and Joel resumed the Face to Face tour in March 2009 and it ended again, at least for the time being, in March 2010. Joel denied rumors in the trade press that he canceled a summer 2010 leg of the tour, claiming there were never any dates booked and that he intended to take the year off. Joel stated in 2012 that he would no longer tour with John because it restrains his setlists - JerrySmbxWorld

10 Tour De Force

The show that John performed was a product of five months of planning and countless rehearsals. It was the first time he had performed in Australia for two years.
The show was set in two halves. The first half would be like any typical Elton John concert with John and his band. The second half of the concert included the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.
The concerts consisted of two sets: the first was limited to John and his 14-piece band, including backing vocalists and the Onward International horn section, and his flamboyant stage dress, featuring Mohawk and Tina Turner wigs and some outlandish eyewear; the second featured John, the band and the 88-piece Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, with John dressed more classically in a powdered wig and late 18th-century/mid-19th-century style formal wear.
The shows typically were approximately three hours long and comprised thirty-four songs. The tour ended on 14 December 1986, at Sydney's Sydney Entertainment Centre. In June the ...more - JerrySmbxWorld

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