On June 18, Elton and his band will open Rockfest in Haugesund, where they are expected to attract 12,000 fans.
The music event is held each June, and international as well as local artists visit. The fest was held for the first time in 2004, then as a part of the celebration of the city’s 150 year anniversary. Haugesund is also known for being the site of the Norwegian International Film Festival since 1973.
As for the concert series, this year Echo & The Bunnymen, Satyricon and Lukestar are among the others who will play, and more details are at www.rockfest.no.
The event runs through June 20, which is when Elton and his group are to perform at Skagerak Arena in Skien.