Sep 15, 2014

BROOKLYN (September 15, 2014) –Elton John’s New Year’s Eve tickets at Barclays Center will go on sale on Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling 800-745-3000. There will be an eight ticket limit per customer. Tickets will also be available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Saturday, September 27 at noon, if tickets are still available. 

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, September 22 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m.

The Brooklyn concert will be the legendary artist’s first-ever New Year’s Eve performance in New York City.

The New Year’s Eve performance will include renowned hits and classic album tracks from throughout Elton’s incredible five-decade career, as well as a selection of songs from his highly-acclaimed album, the recently re-released 40th Anniversary CD, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

Elton’s band includes Davey Johnstone on guitar, Matt Bissonette on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums, and Kim Bullard on keyboards.

Elton is one of the top-selling solo artists of all time, with 35 gold and 25 platinum albums, 29 consecutive Top 40 hits, and more than 250 million records sold worldwide. Elton holds the record for the biggest selling single of all time, “Candle in the Wind ’97,” which sold 37 million copies. He also holds the record for most appearances on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, with his newest single, "Home Again" marking his 69th entry. Since his career began in 1969, he has played nearly 3,000 concerts worldwide. Elton has recently been named the first recipient of the BRITs Icon Award, which recognizes the very highest level of British music achievement, presented only to iconic artists whose writing, recording and performances set them apart as having made a lasting impact on the nation’s culture.

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As with all events at Barclays Center, arena staff will work closely with the MTA to coordinate mass transit to and from the arena and with the NYPD and other City agencies to ensure safety and security procedures are strictly followed and enforced.

BROOKLYN SHOW™, the concert and major event programming franchise of Barclays Center, is presented by Norwegian Cruise Line.