After thirteen years, Elton John and his band return to Los Angeles, CA Saturday, October 4th at STAPLES Center as part of the “All The Hits” tour. The 10-city tour will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, including a selection of songs from his highly acclaimed remastered album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.
Elton John’s band includes original members Davey Johnstone on guitar and Nigel Olsson on drums, as well as Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion, and Kim Bullard on keyboards.
“We are incredibly excited to have the incomparable Sir Elton John headline STAPLES Center in Los Angeles for the first time,” said Lee Zeidman, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, STAPLES Center. “It is a true honor that one of music’s most legendary performers has chosen STAPLES Center to host his first Los Angeles headlining concert in over a decade.”
STAPLES Center has clearly established itself as the sports and entertainment center of the world. As the home of four professional sports franchises – the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Spark.
The AEG owned and operated arena continues to distinguish itself as the host of several high-profile events of national and international distinction including “Music’s Biggest Night” the GRAMMY Awards twelve of the last thirteen years, the 2004 & 2011 NBA All-Star Game, 2002 NHL All-Star Game, 2000 Democratic National Convention and 2009 World Figure Skating Championships.
STAPLES Center’s has also played host to some incredible concerts with performances that have brought international stature to the downtown Los Angeles arena including concerts by Taylor Swift, Mana, The Rolling Stones, Prince, U2, Garth Brooks, Paul McCartney, P!nk, Usher, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Roger Waters, Britney Spears, Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Sade, Justin Timberlake and more.
STAPLES Center hosts over 250 events and over 4 million guests annually with events ranging from professional sports, live music, family shows, boxing and special events. The arena’s reputation for world-class amenities, features and commitment to quality of service and the guest experience is second to none.