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Elton John closes Bonnaroo with big hits

Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 1:22 am

Elton John

Elton John performs “Bennie and the Jets” during his headlining act Sunday at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.(Staff photo by Josh Peterson)

With the main stage packed, Elton John sent the 13th Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival out in style Sunday.
The music legend partnered with Ben Folds for a great rendition of “Grey Seal,” sent out a tribute to late radio personality Casey Kasem and belted out his staple hits with his ageless vocals, including “Bennie and the jets,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Rocket man.”
John concluded the festival as the headlining act, ending a day of top notch musical talent that included The Avett Brothers, Ed helms, Carolina Chocolate Drops and Wiz Khalifa.
Read more in this week’s Manchester Times. (Wednesday, June 18 edition)