The Million Dollar Piano

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The Million Dollar Piano
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Official logo of the show
Residency show by Elton John
Location The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Start date 28 September 2011
End date 26 April 2014
Legs 4
Shows 16 in 2011
31 in 2012
27 in 2013
16 in 2014
90 in Total
Elton John concert chronology
The Red Piano
(2004–09)
The Million Dollar Piano
(2011–13)

The Million Dollar Piano is a residency show by British musician Elton John, which takes place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, USA.

Setlist[edit]

Setlist (20 April 2013 – present)[3]

Elton John and Band

  1. "The Bitch Is Back"
  2. "Bennie and the Jets"
  3. "Rocket Man"
  4. "Levon"
  5. "Tiny Dancer"

Elton John Solo

  1. "Your Song"

Elton John and Ray Cooper

  1. "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"
  2. "Better Off Dead"
  3. "Indian Sunset"

Elton John and Band

  1. "Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)"
  2. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
  3. "I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues"
  4. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
  5. "Philadelphia Freedom"
  6. "I'm Still Standing"
  7. "Crocodile Rock"
  8. "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting"

Encore

  1. "Circle of Life"

Shows[edit]

Date Attendance Revenue
Leg 1[4]
September 28, 2011 66,964 / 66,964 $11,439,215
September 30, 2011
October 1, 2011
October 2, 2011
October 6, 2011
October 7, 2011
October 8, 2011
October 9, 2011
October 13, 2011
October 14, 2011
October 15, 2011
October 18, 2011
October 19, 2011
October 21, 2011
October 22, 2011
October 23, 2011
Leg 2[5]
February 9, 2012 20,672 / 20,672 $3,605,365
February 10, 2012
February 11, 2012
February 14, 2012
February 16, 2012
Leg 3[6]
April 13, 2012 20,901 / 20,901 $3,723,640
April 14, 2012
April 15, 2012
April 18, 2012
April 19, 2012
Leg 4[7]
May 4, 2012 N/A N/A
May 5, 2012
May 6, 2012
May 9, 2012
May 10, 2012
May 11, 2012
May 12, 2012
May 17, 2012
May 19, 2012
May 20, 2012
Leg 5[8]
October 10, 2012 43,763 / 44,617 $7,099,620
October 11, 2012
October 12, 2012
October 13, 2012
October 18, 2012
October 19, 2012
October 20, 2012
October 21, 2012
October 26, 2012
October 27, 2012
October 28, 2012
Leg 6[9]
April 20, 2013 48,353 / 50,460 $7,671,630
April 21, 2013
April 23, 2013
April 24, 2013
April 27, 2013
April 30, 2013
May 1, 2013
May 4, 2013
May 5, 2013
May 8, 2013
May 9, 2013
May 10, 2013
May 11, 2013
Leg 7[10]
September 18, 2013 57,889 / 57,889 $8,930,160
September 19, 2013
September 21, 2013
September 24, 2013
September 25, 2013
September 27, 2013
September 28, 2013
October 1, 2013
October 2, 2013
October 5, 2013
October 6, 2013
October 9, 2013
October 10, 2013
October 12, 2013
Leg 8[11]
March 29, 2014 64,694 / 65,665 $10,027,440
March 30, 2014
April 1, 2014
April 3, 2014
April 5, 2014
April 6, 2014
April 9, 2014
April 10, 2014
April 12, 2014
April 16, 2014
April 18, 2014
April 19, 2014
April 22, 2014
April 23, 2014
April 25, 2014
April 26, 2014
TOTAL 323,236 / 327,168 (99%) $52,497,070
Cancellations

Broadcasts and Recordings[edit]

The Million Dollar Piano was recorded in February 2012 at a sell out show at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The film was broadcast to cinema's across the world in April 2014 before being released on home media on July 1st 2014. The Blu-Ray and DVD both feature additional songs from the singers tour in Kiev. The set also features a behind-the-scenes look at 'The Making of The Million Dollar Piano'. Both the DVD and Blu-Ray releases have been praised for their video and sound quality.

Cancellations[edit]

February 17, 2012 Cancelled[12]
February 18, 2012 Cancelled[12]
April 20, 2012 Cancelled[13]
April 21, 2012 Cancelled[13]
May 18, 2012 Cancelled[14]
May 24, 2012 Cancelled[14]
May 25, 2012 Cancelled[14]
May 26, 2012 Cancelled[14]
May 27, 2012 Cancelled[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I Was There: The Million Dollar Piano at Caesars Palace, October 13, 2012". EltonJohn.com. 17 October 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "News: Article". Elton John. Retrieved 2011-10-02. 
  3. ^ ""The Million Dollar Piano" in Las Vegas on April 20, 2013". EltonFan. 21 April 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Leg 1 boxscore:
  5. ^ Leg 2 boxscore:
  6. ^ Leg 3 boxscore:
  7. ^ "Million Dollar Piano in May". EltonJohn.com. 2012-03-19. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 
  8. ^ Leg 5 boxscore:
  9. ^ Leg 6 boxscore:
  10. ^ Leg 7 boxscore:
  11. ^ "Billboard Boxscore :: Current Scores". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. April 30, 2014. Archived from the original on May 4, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "Elton cancelled Vegas shows due to illness". EltonJohn.com. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  13. ^ a b "April in Las Vegas: Million Dollar Piano News". EltonJohn.com. 2011-11-22. Retrieved 2012-01-08. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "Elton Booed in Vegas, Has Multiple Tantrum's, Cancels 2 Shows". EltonFan.com. 2012-05-13. Retrieved 2012-05-13.