Elton John 2004 Tour

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Elton John 2004 World Tour
Tour by Elton John
Start date 8 March 2004
End date 23 September 2004
Legs 9
Shows 36 in total
Elton John concert chronology
Face to Face 2003
2004 Tour
Peachtree Road Tour

The 2004 Tour is a concert tour by Elton John that took place in 2004 covering three continents, fourteen countries and twenty-nine cities.[1]


Elton John and his band set out on tour on 13 February 2004.[2] Elton held the second ever residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace while Céline Dion was continuing her A New Day... residency. The show was called 'The Red Piano' because of the prominent red piano that Elton played on stage.[3] The idea for the show originated in 2004 by Elton John and David LaChapelle. The Red Piano was originally scheduled to be 75 shows over three years. John ended his residency at the Colosseum on 22 April 2009. Elton eventually performed two-hundred and forty-three shows.[4]

Elton and the band then went on to tour the United States and Elton then went in to perform several shows in Europe after which Elton went on to tour Europe with rest of his band.

Elton the performed five shows with the Royal Academy of Music in the United Kingdom.[5] After which he traveling to the United States to perform a further five shows at Radio City Music Hall with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

Elton and the band then went to perform their first show in Gibraltar[6] and went on to perform in China,[7] South Korea[8] and Taiwan.[9]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America
8 March 2004[A] Kamloops Canada Sport Mart Place
16 April 2004 Reading United States Sovereign Center
17 April 2004 Amherst William D. Mullins Memorial Center
23 April 2004 Manchester Verizon Wireless Arena
24 April 2004 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center
27 April 2004 Bridgeport Harbor Yard Arena
28 April 2004
26 May 2004[A] Taormina Italy Teatro antico di Taormina
28 May 2004[A] Bayonne France Arene de Bayonne
30 May 2004[A] Nicosia Cyprus Davila Moat
1 June 2004[A] Karlstad Sweden Löfbergs Lila Arena
3 June 2004[A] Stavanger Norway Gamle Stavanger Stadion
5 June 2004[A] Langesund Krogshavn
6 June 2004[A] Aalborg Denmark Kongress Kultur Center
8 June 2004[A] Genova Italy Piazza Del Mare
9 June 2004[A] Reggio Calabria Stadio Oreste Granillo
11 June 2004 Bristol England Ashton Gate Stadium
16 June 2004 Suffolk Portman Road
18 June 2004 Aberdeen Scotland Pittodrie Stadium
20 June 2004 Kent England The Hop Farm Country Park
28 June 2004[B] Birmingham National Exhibition Centre
29 June 2004[B]
1 July 2004[B] London Wembley Arena
3 July 2004[B]
4 July 2004[B] Royal Albert Hall
North America
13 July 2004[C] New York City United States Radio City Music Hall
14 July 2004[C]
15 July 2004[C]
17 July 2004[C]
18 July 2004[C]
10 September 2004 Gibraltar Gibraltar Victoria Stadium
14 September 2004 Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
17 September 2004 Seoul South Korea Seoul Olympics Main Stadium
19 September 2004 Shanghai China Grand Stage
21 September 2004
23 September 2004 Taipei Taiwan Chung Shan Football Stadium
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances



  1. ^ [1] eltonography.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  2. ^ [2] eltonography.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  3. ^ [3] yamaha.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  4. ^ [4] ctlondon.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  5. ^ [5] ram.ac.uk, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  6. ^ [6] eltonography.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  7. ^ [7] eltonography.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  8. ^ [8] eltonography.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011
  9. ^ [9] eltonography.com, Retrieved 30 August 2011

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