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How AIDS epidemic affected Elton John

August 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Elton John’s book on AIDS, heavy on facts, figures and anecdotes, reads more like a well-researched term paper than a biography. Much of it lacks the voice long-time fans expect to hear from the outspoken singer-songwriter and activist whose Elton John AIDS Foundation has raised and donated more than $275 million to fight the disease worldwide. Continue Reading

‘Crocodile Rock’ rocks Ralph

March 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Music icon Elton John receives warm welcome on ‘bloody cold’ nightElton John seemed as surprised to be playing Grand Forks as some were to see a star of his size here, but he said he was glad he made it. “I never thought I’d say that, but I’m here,” said the rock star following the second song, “Benny and Jets,” of his concert Saturday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Continue Reading

Elton John concert at REA tonight expected to draw10,000 plus

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials at Ralph Engelstad Arena are expecting more than 10,000 people at tonight’s Elton John concert. Here’s information to help you get to the concert. Continue Reading

Saturday night’s all right for Elton: Music icon brings his tour to Ralph

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ralph Engelstad Arena has hosted a lot of big events in its time, including international hockey matches, concerts and Disney shows. But it’s about to take its hosting history to a new level Saturday night with the arrival of entertainment icon Elton John. Continue Reading

Ralph Engelstad Arena opens more seats for Elton John concert

March 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Arena officials cite “exceptional demand” for tickets, but did not give specifics about how many more seats. Continue Reading

THE LIST: Elton John tickets … ‘All My Sons’ … ‘Cinderella’ & ‘Rats’

February 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Elton John tickets
- Monday at Ralph Engelstad Arena: Tickets for Elton John’s March 24 concert in Grand Forks will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for $39, $79 and $139, available at Ticketmaster.com, the Ralph Engelstad Arena box office, or charge by phone, (800) 745-3000. There will be an eight-ticket limit per order, and service fees will apply. John and his band will take the stage at 8 p.m. Continue Reading

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Elton John Coming to Grand Forks March 24

February 21, 2012 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS – Singer Elton John and his band will appear for the very first time in Grand Forks at the Ralph Engelstad Arena on Saturday, March 24 at 8 p.m. Continue Reading

Elton John to perform at Ralph Engelstad Arena March 24

February 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“This will be one of the biggest (name) concerts we will ever have,” said Chris Semrau, director of special events and marketing at REA. He said the Ralph has been working to bring John to Grand Forks for at least three years.

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Elton John’s 3-year run at Vegas begins

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The five-time Grammy winner performed Wednesday night for the first of 16 shows scheduled through October, the first performances of a new show titled “The Million Dollar Piano.”
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Elton John’s 3-year run at Vegas begins

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The five-time Grammy winner performed Wednesday night for the first of 16 shows scheduled through October, the first performances of a new show titled “The Million Dollar Piano.”
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