Elton John to perform for Queen's Golden Jubilee

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com February 27 2002 12:00 AM ET

BBC News reports that Sir Elton John is among the all-star lineup to perform at two open-air concerts as part of the Queen's Golden Jubilee in June. The concerts will be held on the grounds of Buckingham Palace on June 1 and June 3 and will also feature Sir Paul McCartney, Atomic Kitten, Eric Clapton, Queen, Phil Collins, S Club 7, Aretha Franklin, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Tom Jones, Brian Wilson, and Will Young. Members of the public will have the opportunity to apply via a 900 telephone number for the 12,000 tickets that will be allocated for each concert, and the BBC will broadcast both concerts around the world.