Elton John 2003 Tour

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Elton John 2003 World Tour
Tour by Elton John
Start date 17 January 2003
End date 8 July 2003
Legs 4
Shows 23 in total
Elton John concert chronology
A Journey Through Time
(2002)
2003 Tour
2003)
Face to Face 2003
(2003)

The 2003 Tour is a concert tour by Elton John that took place in 2003 covering two continents, fifteen countries and fifty-three cities.[1][2]

Background[edit]

The 2003 tour started with a befit concert in Anaheim, California, before a concert in Bakersfield. Elton traveled to Europe to perform at two further benefit shows in Paris and London before traveling back to the States again to perform a further two benefit concerts in Atlanta, Georgia. After completing the benefit shows Elton traveled the United States with Billy Joel on their Face to Face tour.

After finishing the Face to Face tour, he performed a series of concerts with the Elton John Band. Elton performed several solo concerts and two concerts with the band. Afterwards, Elton started a whole solo tour of Europe from 24 June through to 23 July.

Elton then returned to the States for several concerts before finishing the tour in Europe.

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America[3]
17 January 2003[A] Anaheim United States Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim
18 January 2003[A] Bakersfield Centennial Garden
Europe[4]
3 February 2003[A][C] Paris France Le Lido
5 February 2003[A][C] London England The Old Vic
North America
18 February 2003[A] Atlanta United States The Tabernacle
19 February 2003[A]
30 May 2003 Ashwaubenon Resch Center
31 May 2003 Chicago Arie Crown Theater
3 June 2003 Pensacola Pensacola Civic Center
4 June 2003 Lafayette Cajundome
6 June 2003 Laredo Laredo Entertainment Center
Europe
17 June 2003[B][C] London England Hampton Court Palace
18 June 2003[B][C]
20 June 2003[C] Bonn Germany Museumsmeile
21 June 2003 Bucharest Romania Stadionul Cotroceni
22 June 2003 Budapest Hungary Hősök tere
24 June 2003 Moscow Russia Kremlin Palace
28 June 2003 Sundsvall Sweden Park Arena
1 July 2003 Bergen Norway Koengen
3 July 2003 Skane Sweden Christinehof Castle
4 July 2003 Horsens Denmark Horsens Open Air
6 July 2003 Valletta Malta The Granaries
8 July 2003 Madrid Spain Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ELTON JOHN TOUR ARCHIVE 2003". EltonFan. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Elton John Concerts in 2003". Eltonography. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  3. ^ "Elton and pals play Anaheim on Jan 17". eltonojohnworld. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 
  4. ^ "Le concert solo du Lido". eltonjohn.ch. Retrieved 2012-02-03. 

External links[edit]

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