Sir Elton John and James Taylor together in Rio

26 January 2017

A MEMORABLE NIGHT FOR THEIR FANS

If you love both singers, on April 1st, 2017, Praça da Apoteose will be hosting  Sir Elton John & his band and James Taylor & his all star band for a wonderful night of show.

Both bands are back again to Brazil to perform 4 shows in 4 of our capitals: Porto Alegre, Curitiba, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

imagesWith his sympathy and wonderful presence on the stage, Elton John will perform a show with the best hits of his 32nd album, “Wonderful Crazy  Night” and the biggest hits of his carrier with over 50 years.

The iconic Elton John started in 1969 and already performed over 4 thousand shows around the globe with 38 golden records, 31 platinum records, entered the  Top 40 on Billboard 58 times in the US, sold more than 250 million songs worldwide, took the Grammy five times, received the Grammy Award Legend, a Tony, an Oscar and his name has been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994.

He is the author behind such great hits as Candle in the Wind (1997) – the most popular single of all time, Your Song, Do not Let The Sun Go Down On Me, Rocketman and many other songs.

With his beautiful baritone voice and a distinct way of playing his guitar for more than 40 years, James Taylor marked many generations at the EventGraphic_JamesTaylor_400x400same time  he deeply influenced  diverse young musicians.

As an artist and composer, James sold over a 100 million albuns, received gold, platinum and multiplatinum awards ranging from Sweet Baby James from 1970 to October Road in 2012. In 2015 Taylor released his first studio album in 13 years. With “Before This World”, he won the first Position of the Billboard charts for the first time in his career, and he was also nominated for the Grammy for Best Pop Album category.

Taylor won the Grammy several times and was also included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and on the hugely important Hall of Fame Of Composers.

Taylor was honored by the French government with the Order of Arts and Letters and received the honor of the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama with a ceremony at the White House.

James Taylor, in November 2015 received the highest honor of the USA, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and in 2016 gained the Kennedy Prize. These honors are given annually to individuals who have enriched American culture with distinct accomplishments in the area of ​​performing arts.

Tickets are already on sale at the Tickets For Fun website.

 

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