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Sunday, December 27, 2009


Elton John’s “Under African Skies” Durban performance moves into ICC Durban Arena.

Big Concerts have announced that the much-anticipated Durban performance of the legendary Sir Elton John and his long-time collaborator and renowned percussionist, Ray Cooper, will now be presented in the ICC Durban Arena. The date remains unchanged as March 24, 2010.

John Langford, Big Concerts’ Chief Operating Officer advised that the change was necessitated in response to concerns expressed by the Durban public regarding the unpredictable weather conditions in March. “By moving into the ICC Durban Arena, audiences will experience the world renowned Elton John, in a world class facility – without any fear of getting rained on”.

Fans who have already purchased tickets are requested to please visit their nearest Computicket outlet in order to swop these for the ICC Durban Arena.

Elton John’s musical career spans for over four decades. To date he has sold over 200 million records worldwide and had a multitude of hits including Rocket Man, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me. He has also had success in film when he composed Can You Feel the Love Tonight for Disney’s The Lion King, which won him both a Grammy and an Academy Award. Elton has gone onto compose various musical scores including Aida, Lestat and the award-winning musical Billy Elliot, which has played to well over 2.5 million people in London, Sydney and in New York where it recently won 10 Tony awards including Best Musical.

The performance takes place in the Arena, ICC Durban on March 24. Tickets priced from R375 booked at Computicket on 083 915 8000 or at