Search

How much do you know about Sir Elton John? Test your knowledge with our quiz

PUBLISHED: 08:48 16 June 2017 | UPDATED: 13:46 16 June 2017

Elton John performing at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, Colchester. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Elton John performing at the Weston Homes Community Stadium, Colchester. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Music megastar Sir Elton John will be performing at the home of Ipswich Town Football Club on Saturday night but how well do you know the legend?

Are you a Rocket Man when it comes to the life and times of the iconic singer? Or would you end up breaking Sir Elton’s heart?

The Grammy, Tony, Oscar and BRIT award winner is performing at Portman Road as part of his worldwide Wonderful Crazy Night tour.

It is the first time he has visited the region since performing at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium nearly three years ago.

Sir Elton last performed at the home of the Blues in June 2004.

• Fans should arrive early for Sir Elton’s concert for bag searches

Ian Milne, Ipswich Town managing director, said: “We are delighted here at the club to be hosting one of the biggest entertainers in the world in Sir Elton John.

“I’m sure it will be a fantastic occasion for the thousands who will be at Portman Road on the night.”

Gates open at 5pm and the crowds will be entertained by singer/songwriter Jake Isaac ahead of the main event.

There is no park and ride service operating for the concert but extra train services have been put on.

• Ever wondered how many glasses of water Sir Elton drinks during a concert? Check out 21 things you might not know about the superstar

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Bury Mercury visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Bury Mercury staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Bury Mercury account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other popular content

07:42

It is GCSE Results Day today. With numbers replacing letters in some GCSE results this year, reflecting a new tougher curriculum, here is a guide to the new system for parents in Suffolk and Essex.

07:41

Police are investigating a ram raid in the village of Kedington, near Haverhill, which happened last night.

19 minutes ago

Woodbridge resident Justine McGlone is hiding ‘Books in Woodbridge’ for locals to find. Have you found one yet?

27 minutes ago

Ipswich Borough Council’s former chief executive Jim Savage has died at his home in the town.

Local weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 14°C

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24