Elton's Tough Crowd

SIR ELTON JOHN faced one of his toughest audiences in Milwaukee, America on Sunday (31AUG03) - when he headlined a biker convention.

Elton was the odd choice to take centre stage at the HARLEY DAVIDSON 100TH BIRTHDAY bash after rousing performances from TIM McGRAW and KID ROCK.

McGraw rode onto the stage on his Harley motorcycle to thunderous applause, and was later joined by Kid Rock and a gospel choir.

But Elton's billing as the big day's headliner left many bikers puzzled, and a number reportedly walked away from the gig.

EVELYN HICKEY, from Austin, Texas, says, "It was odd. Everyone partied through Tim McGraw and Kid Rock's set and then started leaving when Elton hit the stage."

STEVE FALTON, from Boston, Massachusetts, adds, "Some people were booing. I felt sorry for Elton. Half the crowd seemed to leave by the time he was midway through his set."

02/09/2003 09:21


Tags: Elton John - Tim Mcgraw - Kid Rock


More Elton John

Kiss With Liz Hurley Fetches $81,000 At Elton John's Charity Auction

How much would you fork out to lock lips with your celebrity crush? Well, in the case of Liz Hurley, one punter paid $81,000 (£50,000)...

Sir Elton John Distances Himself From UKIP After Party Leader Hints At Support

Sir Elton John will not be favouring any political party in the UK election - despite claims from Nigel Farage that the singer may support...

Smokey Robinson - The Tracks Of My Tears ft Elton John (Audio) Video

Smokey Robinson has teamed up with Elton John on a new version of his 1965 song with The Miracles, 'The Tracks Of My Tears'. He...

Elton John Believes Jesus Would Not Oppose Gay Marriage In 2014

Elton John believes anyone who opposed gay marriage due to their religious beliefs are wrong.The British icon recently sat down with Sky News and discussed...


Bonnaroo Sunday Highlights: Elton John Closes, Wiz Khalifa Gives Rousing Speech

Bonnaroo festival ended on a high note yesterday, with Elton John as the final performer – but not before fans had been queuing up for...

Ed Sheeran Received Sage Advice From Fairy Godfather-like Pharrell

With his sophomore album, X, Ed Sheeran is taking a whole new musical direction and he couldn’t have found a better advisor than Pharrell Williams....

Elton John Talks To Reporters On The Red Carpet During Birthday Bash In Vegas

Sir Elton John is snapped taking interviews on the red carpet at The Fizz in Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas where he was...

Elton John Will Marry Longtime Partner David Furnish In May

Elton John and David Furnish will be tying the knot in the near future.The iconic singer and his partner will get married in May after...



Elton John Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Elton John

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All