Elton John plays Lebanon

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com April 26 2001 11:00 PM ET

Peripatetic performer Elton John is scheduled to perform his first concert in Lebanon this summer, according to Virtual New York. John will perform with a variety of famous Arab and international artists as part of the Beiteddine Festival, an event designed to attract tourist traffic back to the Mediterranean nation. John’s contribution will be a one-night concert on July 7 in the mountain resort of Beiteddine.