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Elton John blasts Putin for saying liberalism is ‘obsolete’

Elton John is calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin for saying that liberalism is ‘obsolete’ and conflicts with the ‘overwhelming majority’ in many countries


Review: Fantastical ‘Rocketman’ is a uniquely wild ride

Elton John biopic “Rocketman” is no “Bohemian Rhapsody” – it’s better. Wilder, louder and with a clear creative vision, this dizzy, delirious jukebox musical has the energy and visual dynamism …


Elton John ‘sincerely sorry’ for postponing Orlando, Tampa shows

The morning after Elton John postponed his Orlando concert, an official statement was released on his Twitter account.


Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

Oprah Winfrey seemed a tad confused about her seating assignment. Serena Williams documented her journey to St. George’s Chapel on Instagram. Idris Elba smiled broadly as he escorted his fiancee, …


Ed Sheeran, Gaga, more to cover Elton John across 2 albums

Elton John’s songs will be reworked by top artists including Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson and Chris Stapleton.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Elton John says upcoming tour will be his last

Elton John first played Spokane in 1999 and came back for gigs in 2011, 2014 and 2017.


47 years on, Elton John replays 17-11-70 for Record Store Day

Elton John habitually engaged in music store shopping sprees in various cities on his world tours in years past, amassing a monumental collection. He largely sold it off in the …


Want to avoid long lines to get into Spokane Arena? Here’s what you need to know

In wake of the crowd management fail leading up to March 5’s Elton John concert at the Spokane Arena, general manager Matt Gibson pledges improvements


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017

Concert review: Elton John keeps the hits coming

Elton John played Sunday night to a packed Spokane Arena on his “Wonderful Crazy Night” tour.


UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017

Elton John returns to Spokane as the prolific artist begins to talk about slowing down

There is no other word for Elton John but prolific. Start counting his hits and you need a calculator. Take a look at his career, from “Madman Across the Water” …


Elton John plans a ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ in Spokane in ’17

British rock icon Elton John will bring his latest tour to Spokane in March. John, who last played town in 2014, will be at the Spokane Arena on March 5 …


Elton John sued by off-duty officer alleging sex harassment

A Los Angeles police captain has sued Elton John, claiming he was repeatedly groped by the singer while he was working off-duty on the Grammy winner’s security detail.


Sir Superstar

The numbers associated with Elton John’s career are staggering. He’s sold more than 300 million records, recorded more than 30 albums and had more than 50 Top 40 singles. Seven …


Sir Superstar

The numbers associated with Elton John’s career are staggering. He’s sold more than 300 million records, recorded more than 30 albums and had more than 50 Top 40 singles. Seven …


Less-flashy Elton John still rocks the hits

Elton John gave a sold-out crowd of 10,000-plus at the Spokane Arena exactly what it craved Friday night: an unbroken string of hit after hit after hit, performed with professional …


Elton John show a joyous event

Elton John gave a sold-out crowd of 10,000-plus at the Spokane Arena exactly what it craved Friday night: An unbroken string of hit after hit after hit, performed with professional …


Elton John will play Spokane Arena on April 8

Elton John will play the Spokane Arena on April 8, along with his band, in a show called “Greatest Hits Live.”


Elton John, old pal Leon Russell team up for album

Few people can get away with telling an anecdote about being on safari in Africa and make it sound like a trip to the supermarket. But for Elton John, that’s …