An Evening with Elton John

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An Evening with Elton John
Tour by Elton John
Start date19 February 1999
End date20 November 1999
Legs5
No. of shows51 in total
Elton John concert chronology

An Evening with Elton John was a 1999 solo concert tour by Elton John.

After returning to full-time touring in 1997 John had focused his attention on touring with his band and touring with Billy Joel.[1][2] This was the first time since returning to touring that John had performed a solo concert.

The tour started on 19 February 1999 in Roanoke, Virginia and ended on 20 November 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia.[3]

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America (first leg)
19 February 1999 Roanoke United States Roanoke Civic Center
20 February 1999 Chattanooga UTC Arena
23 February 1999 Atlanta Fox Theatre
26 February 1999 Fort Myers Everglades Arena
27 February 1999 Gainesville O'Connell Center
2 March 1999 Peoria Peoria Civic Center
5 March 1999 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
6 March 1999 Iowa City Carver–Hawkeye Arena
9 March 1999 Nashville Nashville Arena
10 March 1999 Carbondale SIU Arena
12 March 1999[4] Orlando Hard Rock Live
13 March 1999 Pensacola Pensacola Civic Center
16 March 1999 Jackson Mississippi Coliseum
17 March 1999 Lafayette Cajundome
19 March 1999 Huntsville Von Braun Center
North America (second leg)
21 May 1999[5] Bakersfield United States Centennial Garden
22 May 1999 Fresno Selland Arena
25 May 1999 Portland Rose Garden
27 May 1999 Seattle KeyArena
29 May 1999[6] Spokane Spokane Arena
30 May 1999 Boise BSU Pavilion
1 June 1999 Laramie Arena-Auditorium
4 June 1999 Kansas City Kemper Arena
5 June 1999 Maryland Heights Riverport Amphitheatre
6 June 1999 Mansfield Tweeter Center
8 June 1999 Fort Wayne War Memorial Coliseum
9 June 1999 Fairborn Nutter Center
11 June 1999 Burgettstown Star Lake Amphitheater
12 June 1999 Cuyahoga Falls Blossom Music Center
15 June 1999 Hamilton Canada Copps Coliseum
16 June 1999[7] Rochester United States Blue Cross Arena
18 June 1999 Baltimore Baltimore Arena
19 June 1999 Providence Providence Civic Center
Europe (first leg)
25 June 1999 Ludwigslust Germany Schlossberg
26 June 1999 Halle Gerry Weber Stadion
29 June 1999 Dresden Theaterplatz
2 July 1999 Lucca Italy Piazza Napoleone
Europe (second leg)
29 August 1999 Leeds England Harewood House
30 August 1999
1 September 1999 Pontevedra Spain Plaza De Toros
4 September 1999 Kent England Leeds Castle
5 September 1999
6 September 1999
North America (third leg)
5 October 1999 Asheville United States Asheville Civic Center
12 October 1999 Boston Fleet Center
15 October 1999[8] New York City Madison Square Garden
16 October 1999
5 November 1999 Madison Kohl Center
12 November 1999 Chicago Arie Crown Theater
13 November 1999 South Bend Joyce Center
20 November 1999 Vancouver Canada General Motors Place

Setlists[edit]

Standard Early US setlist
  1. Your Song
  2. Skyline Pigeon
  3. The Greatest Discovery
  4. Border Song
  5. Talking Old Soldiers
  6. Daniel
  7. Honky Cat
  8. Come Down in Time
  9. Sacrifice
  10. Better Off Dead
  11. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
  12. Ticking
  13. Carla Etude
  14. Tonight
  15. I Don't Wanna Go On with You Like That
  16. The One
  17. Written in the Stars
  18. Mona Lisas and Mad hatters
  19. Take Me to the Pilot
  20. Friends
  21. Recover Your Soul
  22. I Only Want to Be with You
  23. Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word
  24. Blue Eyes
  25. Levon
  26. Crocodile Rock
  27. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  28. Circle of Life
  29. Bennie and the Jets
  30. The Last Song
Standard European setlist
  1. Your Song
  2. Skyline Pigeon
  3. The Greatest Discovery
  4. Border Song
  5. Live Like Horses
  6. Daniel
  7. Honky Cat
  8. Rocket Man
  9. Sacrifice
  10. Better Off Dead
  11. House
  12. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
  13. Ticking
  14. Carla/Etude
  15. Tonight
  16. I Don't Want to Go On with You Like That
  17. The One
  18. Blue Eyes
  19. Mona Lisa and Mad Hatters
  20. Candle in the Wind
  21. Take Me to the Pilot
  22. Crocodile Rock
  23. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  24. Circle of Life
  25. Bennie and the Jets
  26. Candle In The Wind
Standard Later US setlist
  1. Your Song
  2. Skyline Pigeon
  3. The Greatest Discovery
  4. Border Song
  5. Harmony
  6. Daniel
  7. Honky Cat
  8. Rocket Man
  9. Tiny Dancer
  10. Better Off Dead
  11. Philadelphia Freedom
  12. Elton's Song
  13. Sweet Painted Lady
  14. I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
  15. Ticking
  16. Carla/Etude
  17. Tonight
  18. Burn Down the Mission
  19. The One
  20. Blue Eyes
  21. Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)
  22. Take me to the Pilot
  23. Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word
  24. Crocodile Rock
  25. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
  26. Bennie and the Jets
  27. Candle in the Wind

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) eltonography.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) eltonography.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 April 2012. Retrieved 1 September 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) eltonography.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  4. ^ [1] orlando.about.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  5. ^ [2] bakersfield.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  6. ^ [3] spokesman.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  7. ^ [4] bluecrossarena.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011
  8. ^ [5] myspace.com, Retrieved 1 September 2011

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