Elton John announces series of 'live' performances

Publish Date
Thursday, 2 July 2020, 11:55AM
The Elton John Classic Concert Series will start on Saturday 3rd July NZT / Getty Images

The Elton John Classic Concert Series will start on Saturday 3rd July NZT / Getty Images

Elton John fans, rejoice!

The 'Tiny Dancer' singer has announced a series of live concerts will be posted to Youtube for his millions of fans to enjoy. 

Each concert will be available to view for 72 hours, with the first being posted at 4am Saturday morning (4th July) via Elton's Youtube channel. 

The first of the 6 concert series will be Elton's incredible solo performance from Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre in 1976 - available digitally for the first time ever. 

Elton's 'Classic Concert Series' is running in support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation Covid-19 Relief Fund which helps "continue HIV prevention and care for the most vulnerable people around the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic." 

The 6 concerts which make up the 'Classic Concert Series' consist of various shows throughout Elton's 58-year career, which includes 5 Grammy Awards, 2 Academy Awards, and over 300 million records sold. 

You can see the full list of concerts in the series below.