Elton John announces weekly archival concert series


How to Watch Elton John’s Archival Concert Footage With ‘Classic Concert Series’

On Wednesday (July 1), John announced his brand new “Elton John: Classic Concert Series.” Premiering on John’s YouTube channel every Saturday for the next six weeks, the new series will see the singer releasing full footage from some of his most iconic performances throughout his career for the first time ever. All proceeds from the new series will go to the Elton John AIDS Foundation, and their continued efforts in battling the COVID-19 pandemic.


The series will launch this Friday (July 3) at 5pm BST. It will premiere exclusively on John’s YouTube Channel, kicking off with John’s 1976 performance at Edinburgh’s Playhouse Theatre.

John’s performance of his 1973 single ‘Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting’ at Edinburgh’s Playhouse Theatre in September 1976 was released today (July 2) as a teaser.

Following the full premiere on Friday, new archival footage will be shared on John’s YouTube channel every Saturday for six weeks.

The series was created in order to raise funds for the Elton John AIDS Foundation, in support of COVID-19 relief efforts.



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