Rocker SIR Elton John has become Las Vegas, Nevada's unofficial tourism
ambassador after finding Sin City to be a desert paradise while playing there
The Brit signed up to perform 91 shows at Vegas' Caesar's Palace over
three years last year (04), and after playing 41 in 2004, he can't wait to get
back up on stage there.
He says, "Vegas is more exciting now than it's ever been. I was there one
night and I was playing and there was Gladys Knight over the road, there was
Sting, there was Bb King, there was John Mayer.
"There were about six or seven other people in town on one night. There's
everything you want to see from Cirque Du Soleil right through to blues, to
R+B, soul, the great stands from Johnny Mathis and people like that are still
"It's got everything and the best food in America now, so it's a great