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Elton John to play Stage 88

By Buggles - 30 July 2007 10

Elton John confirmed to play at Stage 88 on Friday November 30th. Tickets on sale August 13th

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Ralph 9:33 am 01 Aug 07

Don’t forget Suzie Quattro is also coming to town next month.

Thumper 9:11 am 01 Aug 07

Yeah, and Sting did a wineries tour last year…

simbo 8:53 am 01 Aug 07

If he’s doing wineries and stage 88, presumably he’s going for the “theoretically more intimate but still largish outdoors” vibe. Which is fair enough – hey, even the Rolling Stones did a gig at the Enmore last time they were here…

ant 8:51 pm 31 Jul 07

Is Stage 88 the biggest venue? Bigger than Bruce Stadium? This must be the biggest rock act to visit Canberra ever… I wonder if he’ll be doing the orchestra thing?

xman 4:35 pm 31 Jul 07


Thumper 8:21 am 31 Jul 07

Unless Sir Paul decides to tour again….

Thumper 8:20 am 31 Jul 07

I just a hundred each for two tickets for me and the girl to see the Police.

Sorry Sir Elton, my big name muso budget has just been blown…

TAD 8:18 am 31 Jul 07

Someone is set to lose a packet over this as Canberrans a renowned for preferring to stay at home to watch TV rather than going out to see live music.

Does anybody remember a very similar event to this one “A Day on the Green” held in 2004 at the Commonwealth Park with Elvis Costello? At $60 a ticket they struggled with sales and ended up having a buy one get one free promotion to get people to go.

I predict that Elton tickets will start at about $100 and then closer to the date will drop in price dramatically.

asp 8:46 pm 30 Jul 07

awesome indeed. But stage 88 in Canberra, and a couple of small winerys. This is quite a downsize for someone who has played to packed out arenas and spent time in Vegas. It’s like if they’d had a ticket tape parade for Neil Armstrong on his return from space but instead of doing it in Washinton, they moved it to New Kalapunkport, Mayne. Still, great for Canberra!

apehammer 3:49 pm 30 Jul 07


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